July 2017

See the DeLorean car that's traveled the world to raise awareness for Parkinson's research at Millhopper Branch Library

Monday, July 24, 2017
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Nickie Kortus

Visit Back to the Future: See a real DeLorean and meet the couple that made this car to travel the world and raise awareness for Parkinson’s research at Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43 Street, on Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m. Terry and Oliver Holler will share their experiences, as they show off the DeLorean they built. The public is invited to take pictures next to their time-traveling car.  

Library District is seeking volunteers for summer and fall programs

Friday, July 21, 2017
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Nickie Kortus

Alachua County Library District’s (ACLD) is seeking volunteers ages 12 to 17 to assist at one of its 12 branch libraries this summer and volunteers ages 15 and up to assist with fall cooking classes at Hawthorne and Cone Park Branches. Summer volunteer opportunities include assisting library staff, shelving DVDs and other tasks. Volunteer cooking assistants are needed in the fall to help setup the room with materials and food for FOODIEspace: A Taste of African Heritage cooking classes. Volunteers also may assist with food preparation and/or cook in front of a group.

August 6, Summer Reader Palooza at Headquarters Library offers fun for all

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Nickie Kortus

Alachua County Library District presents its Summer Reader Palooza, a summer party for all ages, at Headquarters Library on Sunday, August 6, 2 to 4 p.m. Families and kids of all ages can enjoy face painting and balloon twisting, Mandalas by Evelyn and recycling activities with Alternative Waste Management. Participants can also try to escape from Diagon Alley in exciting Escape Rooms. Plus visit the 4th annual Elements of Inspiration Art Show that showcases artwork created by local artist ages 19 and up. This year’s annual art show features a reception from 2:30 to 3 p.m.