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Jennifer Keeton

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. […]


FLPL Add Two More Get Out of Town Events

January 16, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library add two more ‘Get Out Of Town’ events for January:  Get Out of Town: Canada’s East Coast Sunday, January 20, 2:00pm  Florence-Lauderdale Public Library For this week’s event in our annual travel series, Darlene Minniefield will be sharing photos and stories from her cruise along Canada’s east coast. For more information, […]


Travel, local history, book clubs, and more all at FLPL

January 6, 2019

FLORENCE-A visit to the library is the perfect way to emerge from your holiday hibernation! See below for information on book give-aways for kids and lots of programs for adults. The library and the book drop will be closed on Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Kids Can Win Free Books This […]


Dr. James P. Pate to Speak on “The Annotated Pickett’s History of Alabama” at FLPL January 17

January 4, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Libarary will host a history program that ties in with the Alabama Bicentennial. The Annotated Pickett’s History of Alabama with Dr. James P. Pate Thursday, January 17, 11:30 am Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Historian Dr. James P. Pate will deliver a lunchtime talk about his new annotated edition of the important Pickett’s History of Alabama. […]


Mark your January Calendars…Upcoming Events at FLPL

December 22, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is jam-packed with fun and interesting things to do from now throughout the month of January. We have three special exhibits on display at the library! Holiday Barbies (on the 1st floor between the Circulation Desk and Youth Services) Nutcrackers (on the 2nd floor near Local History) Florence High School/Freshman Center […]


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