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lakeland story will do tomorrow

lakeland story will do tomorrow

Lakeland, Florida--  Reading is an activity and ability many of us take for granted. The 27% of Illiterate adults in Polk County need your help, and the Lakeland Public Library presents the opportunity for you to learn to tutor them. 

According to a recent release, the Lakeland Public Library will offer a free training workshop to volunteers who would like to teach adults how to read.

The workshop is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 20 from 9:15 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

The library is located at 100 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland.

Great Summer show for kids Wednesday in Bartow

Great Summer show for kids Wednesday in Bartow

Bartow, Florida -- There's a show this Wednesday at the Bartow Library that's sure to get the kids laughing and smiling.

The Super Summer Shows are geared for children ages 6 and up and seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

The production, from Ninth Period Shows, presents Story Book of Dreams Comedy, magic, music, puppets and a parrot named Sydney.

Doors open 15 minutes prior to performance.

For more info visit www.pclc.lib.fl.us/bartow.

Downtown Farmer's Market Thursday

Downtown Farmer's Market Thursday

Winter Haven, Florida-- Every Thursday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., a Farmer's Market is held in Downtown Trailhead Park.

The event features farm-fresh produce and other items offered by local vendors.

The park is at Third Street NW and South Lake Silver Drive.

FLYP Story Time event at the public library

FLYP Story Time event at the public library

Winter Haven, Florida--  The Winter Haven Public Library hosts story time tomorrow from 11 a.m. - noon.

Little ones will listen and take in the moon, stars and planets themed stories.  

Story time will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room. 

 

Duct tape, what can't it do?

Duct tape, what can't it do?

Bartow, Florida --Add yet another couple of applications for duct-tape to the long list of uses for the all-purpose product.

Tomorrow at Bartow's Main Public Library, teens are invited start taping things.

The library is located at 2150 South Broadway Avenue in Bartow.

At this event teens will be allowed to make a cellphone case and a wallet out of a variety of duck tape designs.

Refreshments will also be served.

For more info, call Ashley Elliott at(863)534-0131.

Polk County Public Schools: Public Hearing June 26

Polk County Public Schools: Public Hearing June 26

 

Winter Haven, Florida--  Please be advised that on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, the Polk County School Board will hold a public hearing to address charter school contracts.

The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Polk County School Board. 

The public hearing will take place in the Polk County School Board Auditorium at the Polk County Public Schools District Office, 1915 South Floral Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830.

Farmers' Market in downtown Winter Haven today

Farmers' Market in downtown Winter Haven today

Winter Haven, Florida-- Mywinterhaven.com announces the Farmers' Market taking place this coming Thursday.

The event takes place at  the Downtown Trailhead Park.

According to the site, the event takes place every Thursday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m, and it features farm-fresh produce and other items offered by local vendors.

The park is at Third Street NW and South Lake Silver Drive.