Even though the summer reading program has drawn to a close, a number of events for the whole family are happening this August. When it’s hot outside, it’s always cool in the library.
On Saturday, August 4 another chess tournament runs from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B. For all the details go to www.mylakelibrary.org and access the Events Calendar. You may also contact Herb Pilgrim at (352)396-1006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Advance entry fees are only $20. Checks must be payable to “Friends of the Cagan Crossings Community Library”. Check the events calendar for a complete fee schedule.
For general information contact the library at (352)243-1840.
On Saturday, August 11 members of the 501st Legion Florida Garrison will land at the library for its annual Star Wars Day. Drop by between 10 and 1:30 for a host of activities organized by the staff and Friends of the Library. These include a costume contest, trivia, Star Wars bingo, and a Sith vs. Jedi Family Feud-style event. There will also be a book sale of movie-related items for you collectors. Bring your device or camera for photo ops with the characters.
August 18 the Friends of the Library will again host its convenient and popular book sale in the lobby from 9-1:30. A variety of fiction and nonfiction as well as modern and classic dvd’s and cd’s will be available at bargain prices. If you’re not free Saturdays, visit the FOL bookshelf in the lobby anytime during regular library hours.