Wednesday, July 2, 2014

What's Happening @ Your Library?

Mark your calendars-you don't want to miss our July Happenings.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

June Library Events @ Your Library


Happy Birthday to Us!

Niceville Library will be celebrating our 40th birthday on Friday, June 6. Stop by and enjoy lemonade and a cookie with us.
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DIY Crafting @ Niceville Library

Create a one of a kind marbled planter on Wednesday, June 18 @ 10:30 am at the library. Pre-registration is required due to limited space. Please call 279-4863 x 1507 or email Lora at lglass@okaloosa.lib.fl.us. Ages 14 + Dress cool we will be outdoors.
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Simple Science Stories - Family Movie

Saturday, June 21 at 10:30 am in YS Program Room.
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Summer Reading Open House

Visit the Niceville Library's Youth Services Summer Reading Open House on June 11 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.
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Summer Reading Programs

Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings for ages 3 - 6 at 10:30 am and on Wednesday only for ages 7 - 12 at 12:30 pm.
June 18 & 20 - It's Alive!
June 25 & 27 - Are You Curious?
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Computer Tutoring & eBook Help

Computer tutoring & eBook help sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring (1/2 hour)
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only. Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment. (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs. As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring). See flyer for more details.
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Young Rembrandts

Will be held on in Youth Services program room for ages 7 - 12. Registration is required!
Tuesday, June 17 & 24 - 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 19 & 26 - 6:00 -7:00 pm
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Bathtime Math

Will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:00 pm for ages 5+. Registration is required!
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Scrabble Anyone?

Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? The Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, June 4 and 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.
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Friends of the Niceville Library Summer Book Club

Held wednesday, June 25 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall. Limited copies of these books will be available for checkout.
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Baby Bookworms

This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on Thursday, June 12 and on Thursday, June 26 we will be meeting at 10:30 and we will have a special guest.
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Read to Baci

Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Friday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.
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Teen Space

Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here's your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships. Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us.
June 6 - Wii Gaming @ 1:00 pm
June 11 - Summer Reading Kickoff! Movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug @ 1:00 pm
June 12 - Spark a Reaction "Science Mix" @ 1:00 pm
June 19 - Spark a Reaction "Science Fiction & Fun" @ 1:00 pm
June 20 - Wii Gamin @ 1:00 pm
June 26 - Spark a Reaction "Movie & Popcorn" @1:00 pm
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Art Display @ Niceville Library

Members of the Local Color Artists Club will display their work at the Niceville Public Library from June - August. Art work includes oils, pastels, water colors, acrylics, photography, wood turned, porcelain and jewelry. People Interested in art and finding out more about our group can contact Amy Jo Rosati (678-4813) and attend one of our monthly luncheons. We invite you to stop by and checkout their work.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Mark Your Calendars!
Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 12 – 18

Niceville Library will be closed on Friday, May 16 for the Annual Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative Staff Training

Learn How to Locker Hook @ the Library                                                  
On Wednesday, May 21 the Niceville Library will host a craft program for adults at 10:30 am.  This program will be held in the library and the instructor will be Martha Zimmerman.  There will be limited availability so sign up is a must.  Please call the Library at 279-4863 x 1507 to reserve a seat.

Computer Tutoring & eBook Help
Sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer   Basics Tutoring   (1 hour) 
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring   (1 hour) 
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)   
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring    (1/2 hour)                                                              
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only.  
Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment.

Scrabble Anyone?                                                                                                                                       Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday,  May 7& 21 beginning at 9:30 a.m. For further information please phone      279-4863 x 1504.

Adult Summer Book Club @ the Library ~ Coming Soon!                              Wednesday, June 25 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “Whistling Past the Graveyard” by Susan Crandall.
Wednesday, July 30 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd.
Wednesday, August 27@ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “I Shall Be Near You” by Erin Lindsay McCabe.
Limited copies of these books will be available for checkout.

Raising Readers Story Time   Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. 

Baby Bookworms    This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on May 8 & 22.

American Girl Book Club    This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. Book selection is “Meet Molly” by Valerie Tripp.  The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Read to Baci  a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, at May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

After School Program  Catch the Magic School Bus” for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two.  Join us May 13 as Ms. Frizzle and the class “MSB Takes a Dive.”  Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Dear America Book Club   This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd  Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event. This month’s book selection is “With the Might of Angels” by Andrea Davis Pinkney.  Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Family Movie celebrating Screen Free Week  May 5 - 10  May 6 & 8 there will be a screen-free game night at 6:00 pm.

Family Movie  Saturday, May 3 come and join us for Lionni Classics at 10:30 am.

Teen Space   Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here’s your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships.
May 2 – Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
May 8 – Movie and Popcorn 2:30 pm
May 9 – Teen Advisory Meeting 3:00 pm
May 21 – Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
May 23 – Teen Trivia 2:30 pm  Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us .

Monday, March 31, 2014

APRIL PROGRAMS @ YOUR LIBRARY


Celebrate National Library Week during April 13 - 19

Celebrate Money Smart Week @ Your Library during April 5 – 12

The Library will be closing at 10:00 am on Thursday, April 24 for the City of Niceville Employees Spring Picnic

AARP Tax Assistance @ the Library
Beginning Sat, Feb 1st, AARP volunteers will be here in the library to assist anyone in need of tax preparation.  The schedule is:
Sat         9am – 1pm
Wed      9am – 1pm
Fri          9am – 4pm
By appointments only – sign up book is located at the Reference Desk. 

AARP Drivers Safety Two Day Course at the Niceville Library
Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3
8:30 am – 11:30 am 
Niceville Community Center Classroom
(Next door to Library)
The cost is $12.00 per person for AARP members or $14.00 for non-members.  Please make your checks out to AARP.  Space is limited. Sign up at the Reference Desk or if you have questions call Lora Glass at 279-4863 ext. 1504.

Women’s Health Program
The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County invites women to attend our “For Peace of Mind” educational presentation. You will learn about breast and cervical cancer facts, the HPV vaccine and available assistance for mammogram and pap screenings.
April 23 from 10:30 am– 11:30 am at the Niceville Community Center
Please call Jessica at 595-6637 or the Library at 279-4863 x 1504 to reserve a seat.
Free Giveaways & Light Refreshments! Join Us!

Scrabble Anyone? @ Niceville Library   Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If so, here’s a great opportunity to have fun, meet new people and play some Scrabble, as the small conference room at the Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, April 5 and 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Please keep in mind that you don’t have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun!  For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.

Art Display @Niceville Library
During the month of April, the Niceville Library will host local artist, Ken Edwards.  We invite you to stop by and checkout his artwork.

Computer tutoring & eBook help sessions are offered by appointment
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                                  
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                            
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring    (1/2 hour)                                                              
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only.   Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment.  (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs.  As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring).

YOUTH SERVICES CALENDAR
Raising Readers Story Time Ages 3-5
Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.
            April 2 & 4 – Bouncing Bunnies
            April 9 & 11 – Fishy Tales
            April 16 & 18 – Library Favorites
            April 23 & 25 – Doggie Days
            April 30 – Down by the Seashore

Baby Bookworms
This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on April 17.

Family Movie celebrating Money Smart Week @ Your Library on Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 am.

Nonie’s Ark Earth Day Program on April 15th at 4:30 pm for children ages 5 – 12.  Signup is required.

Group Story Times & Tours--
For groups of 10+, schools, clubs, daycares, etc. please call to make arrangements.
Reservations can be made by calling 279-4863 x1514.

We’re looking for collections
Rocks, dolls, coins, marbles, cars or toys of all kinds—children love to collect many things. We have the perfect spot to display most collections. If you would like to show your kid- friendly collection for all to enjoy, please contact Ms. Martha in YS to schedule a time to display.  Stop by YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Read to Baci--
Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, April 1st at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

After School Program
“Catch the Magic School Bus” for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two.  Join us April 1 as Ms. Frizzle and the class “MSB Goes on Air.”  Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

American Girl Book Club
This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. April 19 book selection is “Meet Kit” by Valerie Tripp.  The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat
279-4863 x1514.

Dear America Book Club
This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event.  April 19 month book selection is “Like the Willow Tree” by Lois Lowry. Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Teen Space
Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here’s your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships.
Remember every Tuesday is Quiet/Study day In the Teen Space
April 3 - Movie & Popcorn 2:00 pm
April 4 - Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
April 15 - Teen Advisory Meeting 3:00 pm
April 17 - Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
April 23 - Teen Trivia Game 2:30 pm
April 26 - Celebrate April Birthdays
April 30 - Wire D├ęcor Crafts 2:30 pm
Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Check Out March Events/Programs @ Niceville Library

 

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Beat Identity Theft and Shred It

You are invited to bring all unwanted personal documents you can carry for shredding. Cintas mobile document shredding truck will shred document FREE OF CHARGE. Niceville Public Library in the Back Parking Lot @ 206 Partin Drive N. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. For information please call Niceville Library @ 279-4863 x 1504. See flyer for more details.
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Friends of the Niceville Library's Annual Pamper Me for Women:

Located in the Niceville Community Center on Saturday, March 1 from 10 am - 2 pm. Open to women ages 12 and up. Admission $3:00. Ladies, come relax while local businesses pamper you with food, seminars, door prizes, massage and much more!
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Mark Your Calendars:

Free Local History Program "Did You Know Niceville Was Once Located in Walton County?" with David Bludworth, former State Attorney and historian. Located in the Niceville Community Center on Wednesday, March 5 @10:30 am. David Bludworth will share the local history of Walton County. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. See flyer for more details.
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Meet Local Author

Local author, Anne Sanders will be at the Niceville Public Library on Wednesday, March 12 from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. She will have her new Christian novel Behind the Stage available for purchase and will also sign copies of her book. See flyer for more details.
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Healthcare and Medicare Seminar

New to Healthcare/Medicare and need some help understanding your Medicare options under the new Healthcare program. This seminar will help. Free program. Thursday, March 27 at 10:30am @ Niceville Library. Space is limited so please call 279-4863 x1504 to reserve a seat. See flyer for more details.
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Art Display @ Niceville Library

During the month of March, the Niceville Library will host local artist, Lou Kaunzinger who will be featuring her Arizona Impressions collection. These collections of paintings are from visits to Tucson while visiting her brother. These paintings showcase the deserts, State Parks, mountains and surrounding areas of Tucson. Lou teaches watercolor classes at Artful Things in Niceville every Wednesday and is a member of the Local Color Artists Club. We invite you to stop by and checkout her artwork.
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Computer Tutoring & eBook Help

Computer tutoring & eBook help sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring (1/2 hour)
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only. Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment. (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs. As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring). See flyer for more details.
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Featured Electronic Resource

Ask a Librarian is a free online service that allows Florida residents to chat or text with a librarian for immediate assistance from 9am - 11pm Sunday thru Thursday and from 9am -4pm ET Friday and Saturday. A trained information professional can guide you to the answers you need in minutes rather than your wasting hours navigating hundreds of unhelpful and irrelevant web sites. You can also email your local library's staff. Ask a Librarian is a service of the Florida Electronic Library. You can access Ask a Librarian by logging onto the Niceville Library website and selecting services then Ask a Librarian.
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Raising Readers Story Time

Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.
Mar. 5th&7th; "Elephants Galore"
Mar. 12th&14th; "Celebrate Eric Carle"
Mar. 19th&21th; "Spring Has Sprung"
Mar. 26th&28th; "No Programs!"
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American Girl Book Club

This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. March 15 book selection is "Meet Felicity" by Valerie Tripp. The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.
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Scrabble Anyone?

Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? The Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, March 5 and 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.
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After School Program

"Catch the Magic School Bus" for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two. Join us Mar. 11 as Ms. Frizzle and the class "MSB Explores the Senses." Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.
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Baby Bookworms

This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers March 13th and 27th.
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Read to Baci

Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, March 5th at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.
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Dear America Book Club

This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event. This month's book selection is "A Line in the Sand "by Sherry Garland. Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.
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Teen Space

Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here's your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships. Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us.
March 6 - Board Games @ 3:00pm
March 7 - Movie and Popcorn @ 2:30pm
March 12 - Movie and Popcorn @ 2:30 pm
March 13 - Teen Advisory Meets @ 3:00 pm
March 19 - Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament @ 2:30 pm

Monday, February 3, 2014

What's @ Your Library - February 2014

AARP Tax Assistance @ the Library:
Beginning Sat, Feb 1st, AARP volunteers will be here in the library to assist anyone in need of tax preparation. The schedule is:
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Wed: 9am - 1pm
Fri: 9am - 4pm
By appointments only - sign up book is located at the Reference Desk.



Practical Tips for Tomato Success in your Home Garden:
with Dennis Gilson, Front Yard Farmer on Wednesday, February 26 in the Niceville Community Center at 10:30 am. Free Program & Light Refreshments served. Call 279-4863 x 1507 to reserve a seat.

Mark Your Calendars:
Friends of the Niceville Library's Annual Pamper Me for Women in the Niceville Community Center on Saturday, March 1 from 10 am - 2 pm. Open to women ages 12 and up. Admission $3:00. Ladies, come relax while local businesses pamper you with food, seminars, door prizes, massage and much more!

Mark Your Calendars:
Free Local History Program "Did You Know Niceville Was Once Located in Walton County?" with David Bludworth, former State Attorney and historian. Located in the Niceville Community Center on Wednesday, March 5 @10:30 am. David Bludworth will share the local history of Walton County. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Computer Tutoring & eBook Help:
Computer tutoring; eBook help sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring (1/2 hour)
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only. Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment. (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs. As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring).

Featured Electronic Resource:
MorningStar Investments: This database is an accurate, up-to-date research source for mutual funds, and exchange traded funds (ETF). Morningstar also includes an easy-to-use tool to find investments that fit your criteria; lessons on budgeting, investing and saving; and in-depth analyst reports on many stocks and mutual funds. You can access by logging onto the Niceville Library website and selecting services then electronic resources. To access MorningStar you will need to enter the 14 digit barcode number on the back of your Niceville Library card.

Raising Readers Story Time:
Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.
Feb. 5th&7th; "We Love Lucy Cousins"
Feb. 12th&14th; "Love is in the Air"
Feb. 19th&21th; "Sleepy Time Tales"
Feb. 26th&28th; "Teeth are Neat!"

American Girl Book Club:
This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. Feb. 15 book selection is "Meet Addy" by Dahl Taylor. The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Scrabble Anyone?
Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If so, here's a great opportunity to have fun, meet new people and play some Scrabble, as the small conference room at the Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, February 5 and 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.

After School Program:
"Catch the Magic School Bus" for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two. Join us Feb. 11 as Ms. Frizzle and the class "MSB Gets Eaten." Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Baby Bookworms:
This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers February 13th and 27th.

Read to Baci:
Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, February 5th at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

Dear America Book Club:
This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event. This month's book selection is "I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly" by Joyce Hansen. Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Teen Space:
Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here's your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships.
February 5- Movie and Popcorn 2:30pm
February 7- Wii Gaming @ 2:30 pm
February 13- Valentine Crafts (Love Stinks Chocolate Fest) Sign up a must!
February 19 -Teen Trivia Program - Sign up a must!
February 21- Teen Advisory Meets @ 3:00 pm
February 28 - Wii Gaming @ 2:30 pm
Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us