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 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Check out Arts Center Studio Experience Passes at the Lake Wales Public Library

The Lake Wales Arts Council and the Lake Wales Library Association have partnered to create a unique program that will allow library patrons to check out passes to utilize the Lake... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Scavenger Hunt Helps Celebrate National Library Week

This week, the Lake Wales Public Library encourages all community members to visit their website to explore and access virtual services and programs. The Lake Wales Public Library... — Updated 4/15/2021

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Library Issues READ Lake Wales 2021 Challenge to Adults

The Lake Wales Public Library invites adults 18 years of age and older to participate in the READ Lake Wales 2021 Challenge. Participants must be a library card holder from the... — Updated 2/4/2021

 
 By Tina Peak    People

Tribute to Librarian Fran Prescott Who Shared Love of Books with Local Children

For those of us who've called Lake Wales home, for many decades. For those of us who've had moms, dads, grandparents who've made the Lake Wales Public Library a part of their family... — Updated 5/6/2020

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Library Hosts Presentation Feb. 11 on African Roots of Southern Cooking

Enslaved Africans brought their food ways and special skills such as rice cultivation with them during their forced journey through the Middle Passage. Dr. Martha Bireda will presen... — Updated 1/28/2020

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Soup's On With Chef Warren Caterson at Library Jan. 7

How quickly things change. Just a few short years ago, restaurants were booming and cooking at home was something one watched on TV, but rarely attempted in real life. Then... — Updated 1/1/2020

 
 By Tina Peak    News

Library to Offer Access to Grant Funding Database

The Lake Wales Public Library is proud to announce a new service focusing on connecting individuals and non-profit organizations with foundations who provide funding opportunities,... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    News

Lake Wales Library Eliminates Overdue Fines

We get it. Life can get in the way, and library materials are suddenly overdue, with fines building. Beginning Nov. 1 the Lake Wales Public Library no longer charges daily overdue... — Updated 11/6/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

LW Library June Art Exhibit by Alice Absolutely

Alice Absolutely is a self-taught artist positioning her work at the cusp of Abstract Emotionalism. She was born in Winter Haven and works now as Lake Wales Public Library's very... — Updated 6/19/2019

 

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Speaks About Gulf April 11

Join Dr. Jack E. Davis at the Lake Wales Public Library for his lively long historical view of the Gulf of Mexico, drawn from his 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Gulf: The... — Updated 4/5/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    Lifestyles

Lassiter Leadership Luncheon April 6

The third annual Virginia Lassiter Leadership Luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 221 South Fourth Stree... — Updated 4/2/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    News

Lassiter Leadership Luncheon April 6 to Benefit Library

The third annual Virginia Lassiter Leadership Luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 221 South Fourth... — Updated 3/13/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    Wellness

Library Hosts Health Series

The Lake Wales Public Library's Lifelong Learning series will provide a three-part series in April, To Your Health! The series will be presented by Ginny Powell, a retired... — Updated 3/6/2019

 
 By Tina Peak    People

Lake Wales Library Hosts Black History Month Program

In 1975, Florida's Escambia County and the city of Pensacola experienced a pernicious chain of events. A sheriff's deputy killed a young black man at point-blank range. Months of... — Updated 2/25/2019

 

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