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Jennifer Keeton

Volunteer for the Reader Riot! We need your help!

February 26, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is having a public meeting for anyone who would want to volunteer at the Reader Riot book festival. The meeting will be at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library on Thursday, March 2 at 6:30pm. If you’d like to get involved in making the Reader Riot book festival as awesome as possible, come by and […]


March Events At FLPL…Get Dirty And Read

February 25, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has no dearth of events for March.  Everything from Getting Dirty to Book signings will be in store for you in March.  Get your ‘Read On” in March.  See ya at the library! Get Dirty at the Library: Pruning Thursday, March 9, 11:30 am Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Have some trees or shrubs […]


Black History Month, Movie-Making Class, Relationship Smarts

February 4, 2017

FLORENCE-Join us in February for Black History Month events and our Let’s Make a Movie class!  Plus, middle and high school students are invited to our Relationship Smarts program every Tuesday evening. The Power of Poetry, Motion, Blues, and Jazz Sunday, February 5, 3:00 pm Celebrate Black History Month with a concert featuring spoken word, music, and dance! […]


Brett Trapp and Black History Month At FLPL

January 22, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has several events planned to usher out January and bring February in with a bang. An Evening with Brett Trapp Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Thursday, January 26, 6:00 pm Brett Trapp, the author of the popular blog Blue Babies Pink, will be at FLPL on Thursday, January 26, at 6:00 pm to […]


Get Out of Town, Cuba, and Gut Health in January at FLPL

December 22, 2016

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will kick off the New Year with a little travel and a lot of books.  Just a few of the amazing events set up for your enjoyment for January. NOTE:FLPL will be closed December 22-26 and January 1 for the holidays, but mark your calendars for these January events at FLPL!   […]


Christmas Memories event, Miracle on 34th Street, and more at FLPL

December 8, 2016

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has a month of Holiday fun in store for everyone.  Here are just a few events scheduled. Unwrap the Memories: Christmas Stories with Andrew Luna Thursday, December 8, 5:30 pm Join local author Andrew Luna for a special holiday event. Andrew will read from his short story collection, Unwrap the Memories: […]


Meditation for Holiday Peace, Christmas Story Event at FLPL

November 23, 2016

FLORENCE-As you enjoy the holiday hustle and bustle and the time with your families, we invite you to visit the library for these special programs. Meditation for Holiday Peace with Danielle Snoddy of Shoals Yoga Tuesday, November 29, 6:00 pm Take some time for yourself this holiday season with a guided meditation session. Danielle Snoddy […]


‘Goosebumps’ Author R.L. Stine to Headline Reader Riot Book Festival in April 2017

October 31, 2016

FLORENCE – Florence beware, you’re in for a scare! Spine-chilling author R.L Stine has joined the line-up for the Reader Riot book festival on April 28-29, 2017. Stine is the bestselling author of multiple series of books, including Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and most notably Goosebumps and its skin-crawling spinoffs. His work […]


FLPL Hosting Book Event About Bing Eating Disorder

October 22, 2016

FLORENCE-Author Dr. Hilda Dulin Lee will share her personal experience with binge eating disorder (BED) at this book talk and signing for her book In the Labyrinth of Binge Eating. She will also share some of the fascinating science behind this eating disorder and dispel some of the dangerous myths surrounding it. The Florence-Lauderdale Public […]


Zombie and Costume Walk for Shoals Crisis Center

October 10, 2016

FLORENCE-The Shoals Crisis Center is planning a new event for Halloween! We’re starting small this year, but if it goes well, I’m hoping to grow it into a much bigger event (potentially a full Halloween parade), so any publicity will help a lot. Feel free to call or email me if you need more information, […]


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