Friends of Titusville Public Library
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2121 S. Hopkins Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Mary Toupin, Director
Brenda Reilly, Head of Reference/Adult Services: email@example.com
Denise Ambrosait, Head of Youth Services: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SESQUICENTENNIAL Celebration Program
March 20 thru 23
Titusville History Presentations Monday thru Thursday Evenings
Titusville Library 6-8pm - Chairperson Roz Foster
- Monday, 3/ 20 - The Windover Dig and What It Revealed - Vera Zimmerman, Indian River Anthropological Society (IRAS)
- Tuesday, 3/21 - Pioneer Life/Businesses in Titusville - Roz Foster, North Brevard Heritage Foundation (or Titusville History Overview)
- Wednesday, 3/22 - Pioneer African American Families/Businesses of Titusville - Charlene Montford, Josephine Wooten, Gloria Bartley and Sonya Mallard
- Thursday, 3/23 - An Overview of the Space Program from Project Mercury to the Current Day - Mike Lombardo, American Space Museum
- Click here for the entire 150th Anniversary Celebration events.
Book Discussion Group
Titusville Public Library offers a book discussion group that meets at 2:00pm on the second Thursday of the month. They usually meet the third week of the month but since this varies please call the reference desk at 264-5026 for meeting information.
The group reads a variety of both fiction and nonfiction books. Some of the recent books read by the Monday night group included The Shack, The Secret and Babylon Sisters. Some of the Thursday books were People of the Book, A Lesson before Dying and Firefly Lane. Refreshments are served. Everyone is welcome. See the schedule below.
The Genealogical Society of North Brevard
The Genealogical Society of North Brevard is a nonprofit organization with the purpose of furthering the knowledge of and helping in the pursuit of one's family history. Our society meets on the first Tuesday of each month, except for July and August, at 6:00 pm in the Hannemann Room of the Titusville Public Library. The Programs for the meeting consist of historical subjects of interest or instructional programs to improve research techniques. Some programs this year have been: "How to Use Genealogical Software," How to Research Using Google.com " and "History of the Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution.
The Nancy Sieck Memorial Genealogy Area is a part of the Titusville Library. It holds over 2200 genealogy books, over l00 periodicals, microfiche and film. Volunteers are in the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help with research. DETAILS
The following programs will be offered to the public.
Sponsored by the Library and the Friends
Adult Services Programs
- Master Gardeners, Tues, 10am.
- Yoga, Tuesdays, 5:30pm, $5/class.
- Instructional Line Dancing, Wednesdays, 12:00 noon. Fee $4.00/class. $2.00/class-Seniors (55+)
- AARP Tax-Aide beginning February 3rd thru April 15th
Wednesdays and Fridays 12:30-4:30pm
Saturdays 9:30-1:30 pm -- FLYER
No tax-aide these dates: March 8, 10, 11, 15, and 22
|3/1 & 3/22, 10:30
||Handmade cards, $10 materials/class. Pre-register w/Ree (321) 961-2350.
||Travel to Cuba Seminar w/ Lee Rosenkrantz from Florida Greeters, will present a slide show and travel options available.
||Melt & Pour Soap class w/ Pamela, $10 materials/class. Pre-register w/ Reference.
||Beginning Pinterest Class. Pre-register w/ Reference.
||Afternoon Book Club, see Reference for book selection.
||Friends of the Titusville Library Spring Book Sale, members only.
|3/11, 9am-3pm & 3/12, 1pm-4pm
||Friends Spring Book Sale.
||Friends Spring Book Sale, $5 Bag-It Sale.
|3/16 & 3/23, 10-2pm
||Beading Class, $15/class. Pre-register w/Normandie (321) 225-1394.
||Adult Coloring Club, supplies provided.
||Vitas Healthcare Presentation.
||Spanish Club, Spanish casual conversation for adults, for fun and learning.
||Acrylic Painting w/Pat Urbano $10 materials/class. Pre-register w/ Reference.
|3/25, 10am & 2pm
||One-on-One iOS and Android device sessions. Pre-register w/ Reference.
||Evening Book Club, see Reference for book selection.
Masters Gardeners are in our lobby Tuesdays at 10am to answer your gardening questions and provide information on gardening in our Florida climate.
Yoga with Jamie meets Tuesday each week from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Join us for a relaxing yoga session where beginners can learn yoga or you can add to the yoga skills you already have. Please bring your own towel or mat. Cost, $5.
Instructional Line Dancing - Join Cathy and learn to line dance or just brush up on your skills. Wednesdays 12noon. $4/class and $2/class for Seniors (55+ )
Writing Club: - Do you enjoy writing fictional works, poems or other short stories? Join us to talk about the writing craft and share our work! We welcome writers of all levels from published authors to beginners.
Afternoon Book Club - Each month we read a different book and meet to discuss and share our thoughts, light refreshments are served. See the Reference desk for book selection each month.
Adult Coloring Club - Join us for fun and relaxation each month as we color and de-stress. We share coloring ideas and ways to use our finished products, coloring sheets and all supplies are provided.
Youth Services Programs
- Toddler Story Time, Wednesdays at 10 am. Ages 2-3
- Preschool Story Time, Wednesdays at 11 am. Ages 3-5
- Infant Story Time, Thursdays at 10 am. Ages up to 2 years
|3/7, 4 pm
||*New Teen Drama Club Ages 10+.
|3/11, 1:30 pm
||Read to a Dog.
|3/14, 3:30 pm
||Craft Day Ages 3-5, 6-8, & 9-12.
|3/20, 4:30 pm
||FBA - Future Bestselling Author Club.
|3/27, 6 pm
||Teen Game Night.
|3/28, 3:30 pm
||Brick x Brick.
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For more information or to register,
call Youth Services
2121 S. Hopkins Ave.
Read to a Dog:
Members of Space Coast Therapy Dogs bring their Therapy Dogs to the library the second Saturday of the month at 1 pm. Readers must be at least 5 years old, and space is limited. The kids just sit next to the dogs and read to them. Registration is required. Recently we had this program and we had four dogs present. We had 8 kids and 10 adults in attendance.
Teen Game Night:
Teens are invited to bring their electronic devices, or their favorite card or board games. They get to play their games with their friends, and we supply refreshments. Usually, the third Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.
Head of Reference/Adult Services is Brenda Reilly email@example.com
and Denise Ambrosait firstname.lastname@example.org is our Head of Youth Services
|Titusville Public Library
Mary Toupin, Director
2121 S. Hopkins Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Services of the Titusville Library
The Reference Desk is the place for patrons to go with questions of any type. We help patrons reserve books and movies. We help with computer questions. We find phone numbers, addresses and information on schedules of events. We also help direct patrons to the resources that can fix their problems or find answers if we are unable to directly.
Circulation: regular print books, large print books, audiobooks, DVD and VHS movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks, newspapers & magazines and paintings
Nancy C. Sieck Genealogical Room: home to a goodly collection of genealogy books and reference materials. Volunteers are available on Thursday mornings to assist with research. We also subscribe to Ancestry.com which is available on all library computers.
Faxing services: $1.00 per page with a limit of 30 pages per day per patron. Resumes and job applications are faxed at no charge.
Visually or physically disabled patrons: Our Talking Books collection provides books on audiocassettes, records and in Braille which can also be delivered to homebound patrons.
Proctoring services: Provided by the Reference Desk for $10 per exam.
Wireless internet: Free during business hours.
More than 20 computers are available: Use in the library for up to 6 hours a day per patron. All of our computers print in Black & White and Color. Color printing is 50 cents per page and Black & White is 10 cents per page. Photocopying is available at the same prices.
Visually disabled patrons: Access to an ADA computer with a large screen and magnification capabilities.
Three study/meeting rooms: Available for small groups to meet. We request that you reserve them ahead of time so call the library to be added to the schedule.
The Hannemann room: Holds up to 200 people or can be split to accommodate 100 people each for larger groups. Hannemann A features a small kitchenette, while Hannemann B features a grand piano.
Children's story times and special activities: Throughout each month.
Staff in the children's area: Provide assistance with selecting materials for the Accelerated Reader program or just finding books with an appropriate reading level
Craft classes and book clubs for adults: Subjects and times may change check the schedule.
Second Harvest helps people sign up for ACCESS Florida benefits on Fridays from 9am - 2pm on a first come, first served basis.
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Information about the Friends of the Titusville Library
We have several levels of membership.
- Individual is $5 per year.
- Student is $3/yr.
- Sponsor is $25/yr.
- Patron is $50/yr.
- Organizational or corporate membership is $100/yr.
- Individual Lifetime membership is $200.
- Organizational or corporate Lifetime membership is $1000.
- The membership year is from Oct. 1st - Sept. 30th.
- General Membership Meeting is in October.
- Our annual meeting with the election of officers is held in October.
- MEMBERSHIP FORM
||The Friends President is Joe Dunn.|
Please check our newsletter or call the Library for exact times and locations of upcoming meetings and events.
Projects funded by the Friends include purchasing books, videos, etc. for the library's collections. We purchase equipment & supplies. We fund speakers and refreshments for programs. Kingdom Animalia, a program for children [5-12], is funded by the Friends.
Some of the fund raising activities the Friends have conducted include book and rummage sales, fashion shows, cardlgame parties, etc.
If you have any questions, please contact our Library Director, Mary Toupin, at 264-5026. Thank you for you interest in the Friends.