Citrus Libraries, in partnership with the Inverness Walmart, is pleased to announce a NEW reading challenge for the month of October: Books for Bikes!
Outside the Stacks
In libraries across the nation, it is an annual tradition to celebrate the freedom to read with Banned & Challenged Books Week. This year will mark the 40th anniversary of the practice, which was launched back in 1982 to raise awareness about censorship.
Citrus Libraries will feature several programs at various branches to celebrate the drafting and signing of the U.S. Constitution. Celebrate Constitution Week with the Citrus County Library System from September 17-23 by attending any or all of these programs.
We appreciate the hard work of our volunteers and wish to show our appreciation by spotlighting a different Volunteer each month. We thank our volunteers for everything they do. Valerie F. is our volunteer spotlight for September 2022.
SHINE, a program created by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, is the official, unbiased source of information on all parts of Medicare. The upcoming presentation, Medicare Basics: Medicare 101, will be held at the Lakes Region branch in Inverness on Tuesday, August 23 from 10:00 AM to 12:00...
Jonce Strickland, a 23-year Wildlands Firefighter with the Florida Forest Service, is going to explain how the Florida Forest Service fights wildfires, why controlled burns are done, and more at the Floral City Library
In celebration of books, and National Book Lover’s Day, the Coastal Region Library will be hosting a special program for bibliophiles of all ages.
In the world of electronics there are a ton of different devices you can buy. As if making that decision isn’t hard enough, retailers then throw in words like “refurbished”, “pre-owned” and “open box”. Are any one of these better or worse than the other? Hopefully this article will...
Share the joy of reading with your child by following these 10 tips to help raise a reader.
Barbara Kerr, local artist and member of the Citrus County Watercolor Society, will be at the Lakes Region Library on Friday, July 22nd at 3:00 PM to give a presentation on her medium of choice: non-representational collage.
Citrus Libraries will host an informative workshop to help businesses and community organizations understand and operationalize their rights and responsibilities when a service animal is on the premises.
Citrus Libraries Offers Riveting USA Today Bestselling Novel, “The Girl in His Shadow” for Worldwide Digital Book ClubTaylor Keeran
The Big Library Read is back starting July 13th! Borrow a popular eBook or audiobook without waiting through the Libby App until July 27th.
It's the time of year again! All Citrus Libraries branches will be drop-off locations for the Education Foundation’s annual school supply drive, Stuff the Bus! From now until August 10th, you can donate new school supplies that will be added to the Citrus County Education Foundation Free Teacher Store...
This summer the Central Ridge library branch in Beverly Hills will host the “Florida Seashells: Past and Present” program on Friday, July 15 at 10:30 AM
The staff at the Central Ridge library worked with Boy Scout Troop 452 on June 24, 2022 to help them earn their Reading Merit Badge.
LEGO Literacy Club brings hands-on learning to a whole new level! The Floral City branch is hosting LEGO Literacy Club monthly where readers will bring a story to life by using LEGOs to build characters and their creativity.
Citrus Libraries is excited to host a presentation led by the Citrus County Foundation for Animal Protection (CCFAP), a support organization for homeless animals in Citrus County. CCFAP works primarily to help the animals at the local shelter run by Citrus County Animal Services.
Have you ever been in line at the store and heard someone blurt out, “Hey Siri! What’s the temperature?” This experience may have left you wondering what is this Siri, and what is this power that Siri harnesses to be able to deliver an answer to one’s inquiry within...
This summer the Homosassa Public Library will host the “Florida Seashells: Past and Present” program on Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 AM as part of their Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program. Join scientists and experts Leslie Moore and Pat Gould as they pass along some of their expertise...
While libraries traditionally offer a quiet environment for reading and studying, times, and rules, have changed. All five Citrus Libraries branches are community-friendly spaces where talking at a moderate level is allowed. In fact, reading aloud is encouraged!
Learn about the detailed work that goes into taking a field-prepared fossil in its transportation jacket, opening the jacket, and preparing the fossil for display or study.
Hurricane season (June 1st – November 30th) is right around the corner. As we prepare for potential high winds, heavy rain, storm surge and flooding, let’s take a look at how technology can help keep us informed and up-to-date in the case of an emergency.
Join Citrus Libraries in partnership with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Fort Cooper Chapter to learn about the origins of Flag Day and history of the American Flag.
We're just as excited as you to see Miles Teller, Lecanto High School Alma Mater, in Top Gun: Maverick! Perhaps you caught the glimpse of him from his school days in the movie. Be sure to check out these other movies our libraries have that feature him!
On Wednesday, June 8th at 5:30 PM, join photographer Frank "Sunshadow" Curtis as he shares his method of "Finding the Moment."
Join us at your Citrus Library this Summer for an "Ocean of Possibilities!"
Singing songs together at a Citrus Libraries storytime is more than just for fun – it is an important way that you are helping your child with preliteracy skills. We love to sing songs at storytime, and we would love for you to join us at one of our...
As we close out the 2022-23 school year, the Citrus Libraries staff is beyond proud of our hardworking and dedicated student volunteers. These students have witnessed many obstacles and have expertly balanced their time between performing well academically and volunteering at the library.
This program, “Project Lead Coffins,” is the story the Calvert Family, the founders of Maryland, the discovery and opening of their Lead Coffins, and the scientific investigation into discovering the identity of those buried.