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Free Online English Conversation Classes

“Learn about life in the USA while practicing your English with a teacher. A special program for immigrants living in Florida.The Florida Literacy Coalition is launching a program to offer free online English conversation classes to residents of Florida. This is a cooperative effort with seven adult literacy programs (including those at Palm Beach County Library and Jacksonville Public […]

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September Virtual Book Clubs (Mystery & Romance)

Throughout August, just read the featured cozy mystery. The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer. The author event will take place virtually through Zoom on September 29, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To register for the LIVE author event, click this link:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LJKr3wQQREK3JCiTWz2rbg Mystery Discussion Questions (Click here for downloadable PDF) Throughout August, just read the three […]

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August Virtual Book Clubs (Mystery & Romance)

  Throughout August, just read the three featured cozy mysteries. The author event will take place virtually through Zoom on August 25, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To register for the LIVE author event, click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Gf6VTPs_SLqpX6yID7yzEQ Mystery Discussion Questions (Click here for downloadable PDF) Throughout August, just read the three featured romances. The author event will […]

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July 7 to July 24: Sebring Public Library – SPECIAL SCHEDULE

Highlands County patrons, the hours for the libraries will be altered for the week for 7/11-7/17. SEBRING BRANCH will be open on Monday 7/12 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ALL THREE BRANCHES (Sebring, Avon Park & Lake Placid) will be open Tuesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday 7/16, Avon Park & […]

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July Book Clubs (Mystery & Romance)

Click here for downloadable PDF of discussion questions.  The author event will take place virtually through Zoom on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. To register for the LIVE author event, click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yt8dpEPvTO24Zc_vjov2tQ Click here for downloadable PDF of Discussion Questions for “Neon Gods” Click here for downloadable PDF of Discussion Questions for […]

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Juneteenth by Regina Ussery

Juneteenth is celebrated across the country on the 19th of June, and it is the oldest national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued during the third year of the Civil War and took effect on January 1, 1863, freeing more than 3 million enslaved people. […]