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Jennifer Keeton

Two Exciting Events Coming To FLPL In April

April 11, 2019

FLORENCE- The Florence/Lauderdale Public Library will be hosting to events you will not want to miss in the month of April.  First there will be a book signing and talk with Brenna Wardell who is a great speaker, and her stories and poetry from growing up in Alaska are charming and funny. It should be a […]


Governor Kay Ivey Encourages Alabama High School and College Students to Join Innovative Cybersecurity Competition

March 17, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today encouraged young women in Alabama high schools to take advantage of an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by trying to solve the challenges of the 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program. Participating students, and their teachers, do not need knowledge or experience in information technology or cybersecurity […]


FLPL…Three More Events For March

March 4, 2019

FLORENCE-The good times just keep getting better at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library…three more interesting and thought provoking events for your enjoyment have been added to the March roster. Prelude to Freedom: Dred Scott in Florence, ca. 1822-ca. 1830 with Lee Freeman Sunday, March 10, 2:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library FLPL Local Historian Lee Freeman will […]


March Collaboratory Class Schedule At FLPL

March 2, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has a world of events scheduled for the Collaboratory in March.  Here are just a few of the events and a March Calendar. Collaboratory Class Schedule March 2019 All sessions are free. Seating is limited and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve a spot by calling 256-764-6564 ext. 137 […]


Get Dirty At The Library…FLPL Spring Gardening Series

February 21, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library gardening series is back for Spring 2019. For this event Taylor Reeder of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will give tips on controlling weeds and warding off destructive wildlife, such as squirrels, moles, and deer and pruning fruits and ornamentals as well as spring vegetables and seed exchange.  Get Dirty at the […]


UNA Professor Offers History of Race Class at Florence Library

February 7, 2019

FLORENCE-Dr. Tom Osborne, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Alabama, brings one of his college courses, the History of Race, to the community through a free series at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. This series of classes is about the history of an idea: the idea of Race. The concept of race is one […]


Hopefully we won’t need a bigger library FLPL Celebrating 45 year anniversary of ‘JAWS’

February 6, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is having a fun event later this month. Stephen Melvin, an English Instructor at UNA and really good speaker, is going to do a talk celebrating the 45th anniversary of the publication of Jaws. Hopefully we won’t need a bigger library!  “This Fish Doesn’t Run”: Jaws at 45 with Stephen G. Melvin […]


Black History Events at FLPL

February 4, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be taking Black History Month celebrastion on the road.  The month of February will be filled with music and history showcasing Black History Month.  Events will not only be at the library but also The Children’s Museum, Burrell Slater Center and the Handy Recreation Center.  Come enjoy the events …. there should […]


African American History Month at FLPL

January 27, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will celebrate African American History Month all through the month of February.  Here are two of the events being sponsored by FLPL. Film Screening – John Lewis: Get In the Way Saturday, February 9, 1:00-2:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library FLPL will host a free African American History Month screening of the […]


LUNAFEST women’s film festival coming to FLPL January 31

January 18, 2019

 FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be hosting a women’s short film festival  at the end of the month. LUNAFEST® Florence 2019 Thursday, January 31, 6:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Florence-Lauderdale Public Library and the UNA Center for Women’s Studies present the 2019 LUNAFEST®, a free screening of 8 short films by, for, and about women. […]


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