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Star Wars Reads


A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

In October, we celebrate the joy of reading and the Star Wars universe with Star Wars Reads! We have four wonderful programs planned for young people of various ages. Take a look at the listings below. All of the programs are free but registration is required.

Engaging Our Community Through Roundtables

When current Library Board president Dan McIntosh started his term, he started it by saying that 2016 had been an inspiring year for the Winter Park Public Library, and 2017 was going to be an engaging year. And indeed, it has been! Engagement with the community has been a top priority for this year, and nowhere is it more evident than in our continuation of Aspen Institute’s work through a series of community forums we call roundtables.

Singled Out for All the Right Reasons

In case you missed it, the WPPL was name-checked on a nationally syndicated NPR program discussing the future of libraries. Staff heard from friends and family, both local and from California, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, who heard Aspen Institute’s Amy Garmer name the Winter Park Public Library as a national example of how libraries can collaborate with their community. Amy said:


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