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Citrus Libraries Offers Award-Winning Author’s Debut Novel “Twilight Territory” during Worldwide Digital Book Club

Citrus Libraries Offers Award-Winning Author’s Debut Novel “Twilight Territory” during Worldwide Digital Book Club

Discover the love, war, and resistance in post-World War II Vietnam. Residents of Citrus County can dive into the first novel by award-winning author Andrew X. Pham during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From July 11-25, Twilight Territory is available for free as an ebook and...

Books from Outer Space

Books from Outer Space

Adventures in space! Get ready to gravitate towards these space books at the library. Have you gone to our out-of-this-world programs this summer? The book of blast off: 15 real-life space missions Embark on a journey into space aboard rockets, space capsules, satellites, rovers, and more. Simple rhyming text and engaging illustrations...

Game On An Intro to Mobile Games

Game On: An Intro to Mobile Games

Most of us could agree that smartphones are more of a necessity than a luxury these days, but all work and no play would make anyone a dull boy! Among the seemingly infinite number of life-improving, useful apps is a vast selection of mobile games—games designed to be played on...

Citrus Libraries Offers Award-Winning “Wild New World Epic Story of Animals and People in America” during Worldwide Digital Book Club

Citrus Libraries Offers Award-Winning “Wild New World: Epic Story of Animals and People in America” during Worldwide Digital Book Club

Sometimes the truth creates the most fascinating tale. Residents of Citrus County can experience this firsthand by reading an award-winning true story about history, nature and science during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From May 9-23, Dan Flores’s Wild New World: The Epic Story of Animals...

Joe Donato Jazz & Blues

Joe Donato: Jazz & Blues

Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience the magic of jazz with Joe Donato at the Floral City Library on Tuesday, May 14 at 2:00 PM! This special program features a captivating presentation with Donato himself, offering insights into his remarkable career and the world of jazz. But the afternoon...

Playing with your Baby

Playing with your Baby

From infancy on, play is an important part of a child’s life. Through games and playful activities, children can practice and strengthen important skills that will help them throughout their lives, including learning to focus their attention, strengthening their working memory, and developing basic self-control. Here are some games to play with...

Celebrate National Library Week with Citrus Libraries!

Celebrate National Library Week with Citrus Libraries!

Beginning on Sunday, April 7 and running through Saturday, April 13, libraries across the country will be partaking in the annual celebration of “National Library Week”! This year’s theme “Ready, Set, Library” focuses around the central idea that libraries are the green light for engagement. Community members are encouraged daily...

Golfing Gadgets

Golfing Gadgets

I think we can all admit that one of Citrus County’s favorite past times is a good round of Sunday golf. However, golf probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the wide world of gadgetry. But for those of you looking to level up...

Early Voting March 2024 at Central Ridge and Homosassa Libraries

Early Voting 2024: Presidential Preference Primary

Which branches have early voting Early voting for the 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election will be hosted at the Central Ridge and Homosassa library. Dates: March 8th – 16th, 2024 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM   What to expect Please be aware of additional traffic in the buildings and parking lots at these libraries. Parking may be...

Citrus Libraries Embarks on Emotional Journey through U.S.-wide Book Club

Citrus Libraries Embarks on Emotional Journey through U.S.-wide Book Club

Booklovers in Citrus County can now join readers from over 16,000 public libraries and colleges across the United States enjoying this year’s Together We Read: US digital book club selection. From February 21 to March 6, Citrus Libraries patrons can read Terah Shelton Harris’s thought-provoking debut novel about family, redemption...

Combating Misinformation Online

Combating Misinformation Online

As we journey further into 2024, important events loom on the horizon - tax season, elections, and more. With each topical event comes misinformation campaigns. Misinformation is the deliberate act of providing misleading or inaccurate information. Social media platforms are fraught with misinformation, but these errors are not limited to...