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Over the past couple months, the Seminole County Public Library (SCPL) has launched a wide variety of Zoom-based and virtual library programs for all ages.

Over the past couple months, the Seminole County Public Library (SCPL) has launched a wide variety of Zoom-based and virtual library programs for all ages. Whether it’s early literacy programs for little ones, creative challenges for teens, or book clubs for adults, the Library is taking its programs virtual for the time being.

For Zoom-based programs, just visit the Events section of the Library website, SeminoleLibrary.org to pre-register for any library program you wish to attend. Then you will receive the Zoom URL for the program by email. SCPL looks forward to Zooming with you!

PROGRAMS FOR KIDS (VIA ZOOM)

Mother Goose on the Loose
Held two Mondays per month at 10:30 a.m.
20-minute early literacy program for children ages up to 18 months and their caregivers.

Toddler Time
Resumes Tuesday, September 15, 10:30 a.m. (offered most Tuesdays).
20-minute early literacy program for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime 
Resumes Wednesday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. (offered most Wednesdays).
20-minute early literacy program for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers.

Library Explorers
Held one Thursday per month at 4:00 p.m. (next program is September 24).
45-minute program for ages 5+, exploring science, art, and stories.

 VIRTUAL TEEN PROGRAMS

Virtual Teen Book Club on Zoom (Talk about what you’re reading!) 
Tuesday, September 8, 6:30 p.m.

Teen Create: StoryShare Challenge, 
Orientation and Q&A for Teens on Zoom 
Wednesday, September 9, 4:00 p.m.

Teen Create: StoryShare Challenge 
This journalism challenge for teens was inspired by StoryCorps. Visit the Teens section of SeminoleLibrary.org for details. Submission deadline is Thursday, November 12.

Teen Create: Spooky Peeps® Diorama Challenge 
Teens can pick up their Peeps® from the library, build a spooky scene with them, and compete with other submissions for the most likes on the Library’s social media! Visit the Teens section of SeminoleLibrary.org for details. Submission deadline is Tuesday, October 27.

 BOOK CLUBS FOR ADULTS (VIA ZOOM)

Tuesday, October 6, 6:30 p.m. 
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Wednesday, October 7, 2:00 p.m.
Snap by Belinda Bauer

Wednesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m. 
The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

Tuesday, October 13, 12:30 p.m. 
Angelina’s Bachelors by Brian O’Reilly

Tuesday, October 13, 1:00 p.m. 
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Wednesday, October 21, 10:00 a.m. 
The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor  

Wednesday, October 21, 6:30 p.m.
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

 OTHER LIBRARY PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS (VIA ZOOM)

Genealogy Club 
Third Mondays of the month, 1:00 p.m.

“Great Decisions” World Affairs Discussion Program – Fourth Mondays of the month, 10:00 a.m.

“Writer’s Block” Weekly Writers’ Group 
Mondays, 1:00 p.m.

“Write Your Heart Out” Monthly Writers’ Group
Third Tuesdays of the month, 10:00 a.m.

ESOL English Conversation and Language Literacy Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.

“Yak & Yarn” Knitting and Crochet Group
Every other Thursday, 5:30 p.m.


Sara White is the youth services senior librarian at the Seminole County Public Library and is a member of the Florida Library Association Want More Information?
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