The Polk Works Mobile One-Stop Bus will be outside our library on Tuesday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The unit allows individuals to search for jobs online, prepare resumes and submit applications for open positions. All Polk Works services are free. The Mobile One-Stop unit has a full computer lab to assist job-seekers. For information call 863-508-1100.
The break is over for story times. Fall story times are back and better than ever. The 3-5 year olds meet at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in September and feature stories, finger plays, music and films. The 18 months-2 year olds meet at 10 a.m. Thursdays in September and feature nursery rhymes, finger plays, music and bubbles.
Science-loving teens can come and make their own bouncy balls on at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Mix up your own creation to make a unique looking design.
Crochet Club took a break for the summer, but they will be back on Friday at 10 a.m. If you are interested in learning to crochet or already know but just want company while doing it, join us for one of our newest programs.
Bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other eReader device to the library at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 where we will help you with the basics of getting eBooks. This includes the OverDrive lending system.
With all the kids in school, now is the perfect time to help your children with their reading skills. At 10:30 a.m. today, come see Shelby, a Great Dane, of Therapy Dogs, International. Read aloud to her and receive a free book. Shelby will be in the Children’s Department the third Saturday of every month.
At the Bartow Public Library, the Princeton Review is offering students a free practice ACT test from 9 a.m.- 1p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 with a Strategy Session and 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12. Students can register online at www.Princetonreview.com/events, by phone (800) 273-8439, or complete a registration form at the Bartow Public Library. In addition to these events, there is a free seminar on College Admission and Financial Aid from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Library.