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Medical Advances in Parkinson’s Treatment

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2 pm
at Daytona Beach Library on City Island

The Parkinson Association of Greater Daytona Beach will host an informational program on the recent advances in the field of Parkinson’s rehabilitation.  Stephanie Carroll, DPT with Neurology Associates of Ormond Beach and Hendrika Reintjes, PT with University Rehabilitation of Port Orange will discuss the positive advances in neuroscience effecting speech and limb motor treatment.

eservations for this event are required. For more information, or to make reservations call (386) 676-6375.

Sponsored by the Parkinson Association of Greater Daytona Beach and the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library.

Miss Louisa's Boarding House

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2 pm, at the Ormond Beach Library

Don't miss the historical drama telling the amazing story of an intrepid 19th century woman. Miss Louisa began her life as an educated and pampered girl who fought her way through Florida's Indian Wars, fires, and hurricanes to become a successful businesswoman, and the toast of St. Augustine. Presented by Dianne Jacoby.

For more information call 386-676-4191, option 4.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ormond Beach Library.

Shaking the Salt Habit

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2 pm at the Deltona Library

Many of us may have too much salt in our diets. But, what does this actually mean for our health? Reina Williams, Healthy Living Program Coordinator for Volusia Flagler YMCA, will discuss the dietary guidelines for salt during this free workshop. Light exercise will follow the presentation.

For more information call 386-789-7207, option 1 then 4.

Plant Clinic and Landscape Design workshop

Walk-in Plant Clinic: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9:30-12:00 pm
at the Deltona Library

Landscape Design Workshop: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1 pm
at the Deltona Library

Sick plants? Questions about your lawn, garden or landscape? Visit the Walk-in Plant Clinic for answers. Howard Jeffries, Master Gardener, will be available, at the library, to answer citizen questions about plants, gardens, and landscapes between 9:30 and 12:00 p.m. Want curb appeal? Afterwards, at 1:00 p.m., Jeffries returns to host a presentation on landscape design and will offer tips for adding value and beauty to your property. No registration for either event.

For more information call 386-789-7207, option 1 then 4.

Bethune-Cookman University Scholarship Concert

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2 pm
at Daytona Beach Library on City Island

The Bethune-Cookman University Department of Music created a Music Outreach Program to establish interaction between B-CU students, faculty, and the Volusia County public schools, through a series of musical workshops and performances throughout the school year. These performances include a diverse classical and jazz repertoire presented by a variety of instrumentalists and vocalists.

The Scholarship Concert will feature Deyante McClay, clarinet; Bryan McCall, euphonium; Elijah Steven, piano; Rashaun Cunningham, euphonium; Christy Creecy, flute; Ashley Knowles, bass-baritone; Devon Hagans, baritone; Parris Lewis, soprano; Brandi Neal, mezzo-soprano; Dr. Rose S. Grace, piano (Founder/Chair of the Music Outreach Program).

For more information call 386-257-6036, option 4.

Adventures of an Animal Doctor

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2 pm at the New Smyrna Beach Library

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 1 pm at the DeLand Library

Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 2 pm at the Deltona Library

Meet Dr. Matt Toia, a seasoned veterinarian, as he discusses the many wonderful encounters he has had with his wild and eclectic patients. With warmth, humor, and a true respect for the animals he treats, the Doctor will share his history with a rampaging bull, an out of control chimpanzee, a goose named Gary, and many more. Poignant and hilarious, you’ll enjoy every minute.

Dr. Toia is the author of the book You Want Me to Declaw What?

For more information call the New Smyrna Beach Libary at 386-424-2910, option 4, the Deltona Library at 386-789-7207, option 1 then 4 or the DeLand Library at 386-822-6430, option 4.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program

Join this exciting new program for children ages 0 to 5. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten. Enrollment starts early January 2015 at your local branch!

Subscribe to our monthly 1000 books newsletter or click on a book cover below to see some reading suggestions.

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Did you know you can download free library e-books, audio books, music and magazines onto your e-reader or tablet? The eReader Help Desk at the Deltona Regional Library can show you how to take full advantage of these free services.  A valid Volusia County Public Library card, in good standing, is required for downloadable media services.

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or calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21014.


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