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Book and a movie

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 2 pm at the Ormond Beach Library.

Watch Presumed Innocent and then discuss the book by Scott Turow.

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare; that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all crimes. 

It's the stunning portrayal of one man's all-to-human, all-consuming fatal attraction for a woman who is not his wife, and the story of how his obsession puts everything he loves and values on trial- including his own life. It's a book that lays bare a shocking world of betrayal and murder, as well as the hidden depths of the human heart.  And it will hold you and  haunt you...long after you have reached its shattering conclusion.

For more information call 386-676-4191, option 4.

Chiropractic Care for those with Parkinson’s

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 2 pm at the
Daytona Beach Library
on City Island

Learn how Chiropractic care can play a vital role in reducing postural distortion caused by Parkinson’s during a free workshop.

Dr. Mindy Weingarten and Dr. Terry Kahn, chiropractors at the Port Orange Family Chiropractic Center, will give a presentation on how abnormal posture such as seen in those with Parkinson’s Disease, greatly diminishes the ability to perform activities of daily living. Their focus is on how chiropractic care can help those with the disease live a healthier and more vital life.

For more information call the Parkinson's Association at 386-676-6375.

Recycle the Easy Way

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1 pm at the DeLand Library

Find out how you and your family can “Recycle the Easy Way” at a free program. This program will be presented by Katrina Locke of the Green Volusia Steering Committee, Volusia County Environmental Management.

For more information call 386-822-6430, option 4.

Hurricane Preparedness Presentation - Bilingual

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 4 pm at the Deltona Library


Larry LaHue, Volusia County Emergency Management, and Lisa Doig, Emergency Management Interpreter, will review the various services the County provides to its area residents during an emergency during this special bilingual presentation. Attendees are welcome to sign up for the email and telephone notification systems the County offers during severe weather or other emergency and non-emergency events. The event is free and open to the public. Informational brochures will be available in both English and Spanish.

For more information call 386-789-7207, #21029.

July Book-and-a-Movie

Movie:  Friday, July 25, 2014 at dusk in Riverfront Park on City Island.

Book Discussion:  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10 am at the Cinematique Theater, 242 S. Beach Street, Daytona Beach.

The Friends of the Daytona Beach Library and Cinematique, in conjunction with Riverfront Friday, will present The Monuments Men as part of the ongoing Book-and-a-Movie series.

The film is based on the book by Robert M. Edsel about an unlikely World War II platoon that is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. George Clooney directs and co-stars with Matt Damon and Bill Murray.

In case of rain, the movie will be shown the following day at dusk in the park.
For more information call Deborah Shafer at 386-257-6036, x16264.

This program is sponsored by the Daytona Beach Library Friends and VCPL.

Select/Reflect Book Club

Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 am at the New Smyrna Beach Library.

July book selection is And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.

Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations.

For more informtion call 386-424-2910, option 4.

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Adult Summer Reading Programs

Adults can read books and possibly win prizes from
June 9 through July 28 at the DeLand Library.


  • “Literary Elements” Summer Reading Program offers two prize drawings with two Kindle Paperwhites as Grand Prizes. Participants read and log titles of their own choosing to be eligible. Reading logs and details will be available at all DeLand Library public service desks on June 9.

  • “Our Books Go Far” Are you taking DeLand Library books with you on a summer trip? Bring a vacation photo that shows you holding your book OR bring a postcard from your vacation spot, listing which book you read while on your trip! They will be displayed on the 2nd Floor. And…. you may even win a prize!

  • “The-Laid-Back-Book-Club” No meetings. No deadlines. Just good books. For people who can’t attend a book group but want to join a discussion. June’s book: The Summerhouse by Jude Devereaux. July’s book: The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore. Details will be displayed in the DeLand Library lobby beginning June 9.

For more information, contact Susan, Ellen, or Vivi at 386-822-6430.

Hurricane Preparedness Program

Friday, August 1, 2014 at the DeLand Library

It’s hurricane season! Learn how to prepare your home and family for a hurricane or other disaster.

Volusia County Emergency Management will review the services the county provides to residents during emergencies. They will also share information about family disaster plans and disaster preparedness kits. Informational brochures will be available in English and Spanish. Reservations are not required for this free program.

Art Exhibit

Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 11 am - 2 pm at the Ormond Beach Library

Come see 100 beautiful pieces from artists who didn't think they could draw.

On show will be pencil/charcoal drawings, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, acrylics, and oils. We will offer demonstrations and balloon hats for the kids. You will have the opportunity to sign-up for free classes for the next four Saturdays. Classes are limited to 20 participants.

For more information call 386-676-4191, option 4.

eReader Help Desk

Did you know you can download free library e-books, audio books, music and magazines onto your e-reader or tablet? The eReader Help Desk at the Deltona Regional Library can show you how to take full advantage of these free services.  A valid Volusia County Public Library card, in good standing, is required for downloadable media services.

Half-hour, personalized sessions are available Mondays through Thursdays
by appointment at the Deltona Library.

Schedule your appointment by stopping by the library's information desk
or calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21014.


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