Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love and affection for those special people in our lives. It's the best time to share how much you love your significant other or best friend.
Your library has you covered with storytimes, crafts, movies, and more to help you have the best Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day, or Palentine's Day!
Programs for children and all ages
Bring harmony and peace to the ones you love for Valentine's Day. Elegant yet easy. Artist Paula Pope will show you how to paint a mandala on a rock. All supplies included. Program will be held at the Yerkes Center next door to the Waldo Library. Registration required. For questions or to register call 352-468-3298.
Sew your own easy to make softie. All materials will be supplied. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to join us for a more rewarding experience.
Valentine's Day is for lovey-dovey couples, but what about your friends? How do you show your besties, bffs, and bros that you care about them? Celebrate PALentine's Day on February 13th! We'll celebrate by crafting and decorating treats.
Join us for a special Valentine's Day storytime as we celebrate love and kindness. Afterwards, make some cards to share with family and friends
Kick off your Blue Suede Shoes and cut a rug at the Sock Hop! Earth Angels, Little Runaways, and Leaders of the Pack, come learn the Lindy Hop! Valentine's colors or fifties-style outfits encouraged.
Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers.
Programs for teens
Learn basic hand sewing techniques and make a Hidden Heart Pencil Case for Valentine's Day
Celebrate Valentine's Day by making a rose pen out of Duct Tape. Supplies will be provided.
Programs for adults
Create a special aromatherapy gift for yourself or your special valentine with Gilda of MSB Aromatherapy, LLC.
Find your perfect (book) match for Valentine's Day! Spend 2 minutes on each date and write down your thoughts on whether the book will be a great read, okay read, or just not interested. At the end of the rotation you will rate the dates and submit your choices for matching up.
Kristyn from Wayfaring Painter shows how to draw the romantic rose.
Come create something lovely for yourself or someone special. Make a string art heart, heart-shaped earrings in various designs or decorate a frame with paint, washi tape, sequins, stickers, buttons, or fabric flowers. Make one or one of each! All materials provided.
Create a special aromatherapy gift for yourself or your special valentine with Gilda of MSB Aromatherapy, LLC. We’ll be discovering some important facts about essential oils and aromatherapy while creating our own special scented valentine favor. All supplies provided. Space is limited to 15 so this is a ticketed event: 30 minutes before the workshop tickets will be available for pickup, first come first served.
Gear up for Valentine's Day by decorating a wine glass or coffee mug! All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. Please call 352-334-3940 or come in to sign up
Join us for a classic movie and take a trip down memory lane. Just in time for Valentine's Day, today's film is, "Sabrina" (1954) with Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn.
Treat yourself to the love you deserve. Life coach and professional organizer Angela Betancourt of Simply Angela will teach you 10 ways to make your life better and to appreciate it more.
Continue the romance all year by joining the new romance book club. The book for February is The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang. Copies are available at the Reference Desk at Headquarters.