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Beginner's Level Art Class (adult program)

Tuesday, September 16 or Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 1 pm at the DeLand Library

Attend one of these free classes and learn how to paint in acrylics using the style of Roberta Hall. “Serengeti Sunsets” is a warm-colored painting that shows an animal’s reflection in the water as it roams the Serengeti at sunset. Attendees can choose to paint an elephant, giraffe, or antelope.

Attendance is limited! Reservations are required. Please sign up for one class only.

To reserve a space, call 386-822-6430, option 4.


Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 10 am at the Daytona Beach Library
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 1 pm at the DeLand Library

In conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Week, Jessica Buccolo, LCSW, and Jenifer Flores, LCSW, Suicide Prevention Case Managers with the Daytona Beach VA Clinic and the Orlando VA Medical Center, respectively, will give a presentation on what behavioral signs to look for in your loved one to help prevent suicide attempts.

A 2013 New York Times article stated that suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have risen sharply in the past decade, prompting concern that a generation of baby boomers who have faced years of economic worry and easy access to prescription painkillers may be particularly vulnerable to self-inflicted harm.

For more information call 386-257-6036, option 4 (Daytona Beach Library) or 386-822-6430, option 4 (DeLand Library).

Sponsored by the Daytona Beach VA Clinic and the Friends of the Daytona Beach and DeLand Libraries.


Introduction to Mango database workshop

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11 am at the Deltona Library

Join Reference Associate, David Hines, for an introductory workshop on using the library's Mango language electronic database. Mango languages is a fun, online, interactive language learning resource for those wishing to learn a foreign language or for those studying English as a second language.

Mango can be accessed by visiting http://volusialibrary.org/VCPLeresources.html. A valid Volusia Library card in good standing and a PIN are necessary in order to access library databases. Registration, for the workshop, is not required.

For more information, please call 386-789-7207; option 1 then 4.


Medicare options

Saturday,September 20, 2014 at 9:30 am at the Edgewater Library

Debora Schmeltz, a sales representative for MarketPoint at Humana, will discuss Medicare options during two free programs. She’ll explain how Medicare works so seniors can make the right choice for their needs.


Select/Reflect Book Club

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10 am at the New Smyrna Beach Library.

September book selection is Potter's Field by Andrea Camilleri.

A New York Times bestseller, Winner of the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Witty and entertaining, the Montalbano novels by Andrea Camilleri-a master of the Italian detective story-have become favorites of mystery fans everywhere. In this latest installment, an unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime. (Bowker)

For more informtion call 386-424-2910, 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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