Aug
22
Wed
2018
American History Seminar @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

History can be fun as we tackle past and present issues/topics in American History. Join our seasoned group of historians as we try to explain the American experience.

CareerSource Mobile at the Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CareerSource Okaloosa Walton (CSOW) Mobile is available in front of the Crestview Library parking area to assist job seekers. After 2 pm, Jeri Faircloth will be available inside the library until 5 pm.

www.employflorida.com

Early Voting August 18th-25th @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Early Voting will be held in the Meeting Room August 18th- 25th from 10 AM-6 PM. This is the primary election.

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3 +.

 

Needles and Hooks Knitting Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you enjoy sewing and needle work, then this is the opportunity for you! Join this lively group as they explore the sewing arts and learn new techniques and make new friends. This program is opened to anyone over the age of 14.

Crochet Mats for the Homeless with Emerald Coast Bag Ladies @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CareerSource Representative Jeri Faircloth Available at Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

After the Mobile Unit has gone for the day, Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Wednesdays from 2 to 5 pm to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Read With Me @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:40 pm

This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and a furry friend to read to that will lie next to them and enjoy the story being read to them. This is a great way to promote reading in a positive way. Over time your child’s reading ability and confidence can improve, which will make them enjoy reading even more. Registration is required. Please sign up in YS program room.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Lapsit Storytime (pre-walkers) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

Baby Bookworms: This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child.

 

 

ACCESS Florida/DCF Assistance Tickets
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kaye Mclemore will be available for

  • applying for benefits
  • interview
  • general case questions
  • EBT issues
  • pick up DCF forms

For more information contact Kaye at

katamara.mclemore@myflfamlies.com or call (850)398-5670

Early Voting August 18th-25th @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Early Voting will be held in the Meeting Room August 18th- 25th from 10 AM-6 PM. This is the primary election.

Toddlers Storytime (walkers up to age 3) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

This storytime is for little ones who are mobile up to 3 years of age plus their parent/caregiver.

 

 

Mystery Book Club @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm

Love a great ‘who done it’?  Join the “Mystery Book Club” for the latest in thrills and chills on the 4th Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m.

Aug
24
Fri
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 24 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available at the Crestview Public Library on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Early Voting August 18th-25th @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Early Voting will be held in the Meeting Room August 18th- 25th from 10 AM-6 PM. This is the primary election.

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3 +.

 

Butterflies & Dragons Book Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Club for boys and girls, grades 5th, 6th and 7th.

Read Space Case, by Stuart Gibbs, and come to the meeting August 24th for book discussion.  Registration is required.  Limited books available.  Snacks are provided.

 

Aug
25
Sat
2018
Dungeons & Dragons Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Niceville Gamers Guild proudly presents a new monthly club designed to teach kids the game of Dungeons & Dragons! Whether your child has little to no experience with the D&D game, this club is for all experience levels.

FOR AGES 8 – 14 years  Registration required by August 19.  You can register in Youth Services or call them at 279-4863 x 1514.

 

Early Voting August 18th-25th @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Early Voting will be held in the Meeting Room August 18th- 25th from 10 AM-6 PM. This is the primary election.

Coffee with the Councilman @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come have a conversation with your local city Councilman King Molder.

Saturday Essential Oils 101 @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Hosted by volunteer Lynisha Smith, this free class will focus on Young Living Essential Oils and their usage. Patrons can learn what essential oils are, what they do, how to use them for health and wellness, how to clean with them, and how to make personal care products with them!

This class will be held every 4th Tuesday and 4th Saturday. Thursdays are 6 PM, Saturdays are 2:30 PM.

Contact Lynisha for more info at 1-850-758-6482 or YLBlessed1@gmail.com

Aug
27
Mon
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Family Movie @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be showing a newly released, children’s movie for the entire family to enjoy. All the movies at the library are presented on our big 12 foot screen and features digital stereo surround-sound. Refreshments will be served. Movie titles will be announced closer to movie day.

August featured movie: Sheep and Wolves

Crestview Writer’s Group Tickets
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Published and aspiring authors are encouraged to share their work and experience. This group is for writer’s seeking to give or receive support and feedback on their works.

For more information email Tami Kidd at tamilynnkidd@gmail.com

 

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Anime Club at the Library @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be hosting Anime Club every Tuesday at 4:00PM for kids, teens, and young adults. The club meetings will fluctuate between movies, anime, cultural lessons, and games. Authentic snacks will be served and Manga titles are on hand to check out.

Family Movie Night @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Library Youth Services will be hosting the movie “Babe”  in the YS program room.

 

 

Rock the Kitchen: Summer Cookbook Book Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Do you love to cook and love looking at cook books, but really never have the chance to make anything?  Then this summer book club is  perfect for you!

Each month during the summer, the club will feature a new cookbook.

  • Check out the monthly cookbook selection
  • Choose a recipe to share at the meeting
  • Join us for a mini tasting and discussion of the book

Registration is required!                                

Books and space are limited.

Call 850.279.4863 ext. 1504

First book will be available on June 8 at the Reference Desk.

Group will meet at 6 p.m. in the Library.                       

Sponsored by the Friends of the Niceville Library.

Tuesday, June 26          Magnolia Table by Joanna Gaines                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, July 24           For the Love of the South by Amber Wilson                                                                                                                                                Tuesday, August 28     Favorite Recipes from Melissa Clark’s Kitchen by Melissa Clark

Tuesday Essential Oils 101 @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted by volunteer Lynisha Smith, this free class will focus on Young Living Essential Oils and their usage. Patrons can learn what essential oils are, what they do, how to use them for health and wellness, how to clean with them, and how to make personal care products with them!

This class will be held every 4th Tuesday and 4th Saturday. Tuesdays are 6 PM, Saturdays are 2:30 PM.

Contact Lynisha for more info at 1-850-758-6482 or YLBlessed1@gmail.com

NWFAA Astronomy Workshop @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The workshop is held as part of the NWFAA’s support for its library telescope program. We will discuss astronomical objects and events visible for the next 30 days as well recent astronomical events and general astronomy subjects. Free to all.

Aug
29
Wed
2018
American History Seminar @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

History can be fun as we tackle past and present issues/topics in American History. Join our seasoned group of historians as we try to explain the American experience.

CareerSource Mobile at the Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CareerSource Okaloosa Walton (CSOW) Mobile is available in front of the Crestview Library parking area to assist job seekers. After 2 pm, Jeri Faircloth will be available inside the library until 5 pm.

www.employflorida.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3 +.

 

Needles and Hooks Knitting Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you enjoy sewing and needle work, then this is the opportunity for you! Join this lively group as they explore the sewing arts and learn new techniques and make new friends. This program is opened to anyone over the age of 14.

Crochet Mats for the Homeless with Emerald Coast Bag Ladies @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CareerSource Representative Jeri Faircloth Available at Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

After the Mobile Unit has gone for the day, Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Wednesdays from 2 to 5 pm to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Aug
30
Thu
2018
Lapsit Storytime (pre-walkers) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

Baby Bookworms: This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child.

 

 

ACCESS Florida/DCF Assistance Tickets
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kaye Mclemore will be available for

  • applying for benefits
  • interview
  • general case questions
  • EBT issues
  • pick up DCF forms

For more information contact Kaye at

katamara.mclemore@myflfamlies.com or call (850)398-5670

Toddlers Storytime (walkers up to age 3) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

This storytime is for little ones who are mobile up to 3 years of age plus their parent/caregiver.

 

 

Aug
31
Fri
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 31 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available at the Crestview Public Library on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3 +.

 

Teen Time Fall 2018 @ Crestview Library Tickets
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention 7th-12th graders!
Teen Time has been going on for awhile with virtual reality and Wii U, but we’re going to be adding so much more! Games, movies, crafts, art, and more!!!

Specific events are TBA, so parents, stay tuned!

First event:

Nerdy Origami, August 31, 2-4 PM   Claws, Millennium Falcon and more!!!!

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Read to Dozer @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Children (ages 4+) practice their read-aloud skills with Dozer, the therapy dog.

Back to Hogwarts! @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Witches and wizards of all ages are welcome to join us for magical crafts, live music, trivia, and prizes!

Events for children begin at 4:00PM

Events for adults begin at 5:00PM

 

Sep
3
Mon
2018
Closed for Labor Day @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 3 – Sep 4 all-day

Closed for Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 4th, at 9:00am.

Library Closed @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 3 all-day

Observance of Labor Day

Library Closed for Labor Day Tickets
Sep 3 all-day

The Fort Walton Beach Public Library will be closed all day Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day.

CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Financial Investing Talks @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Edward Jones financial specialist Joe Faulk will be presenting an ongoing series about Investing on 1st and 3rd Tuesday nights. Below is the schedule:

6/5 Rules of the Road (Investing basics/foundation)
6/19 Focus on Fixed Income (Bonds & cds)
7/3 Understanding Stocks (Individual company stocks)
7/17 Understanding Mutual Funds (“Baskets” of stocks)
8/7 Annuities (Understanding annuity contracts)
8/21 Preparing for the unexpected (Insurance protection)
9/4 Living in retirement (How to calculate retirement)
9/18 Social Security (Understanding how it works)
10/2 Health Care in 2018 (Medicare parts/costs)
10/16 Estate Planning (Wills/trusts etc.)

Tuesday Evening Book Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

If you are interested in joining this book club, please call Lora.

Sep
5
Wed
2018
American History Seminar @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

History can be fun as we tackle past and present issues/topics in American History. Join our seasoned group of historians as we try to explain the American experience.

CareerSource Mobile at the Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CareerSource Okaloosa Walton (CSOW) Mobile is available in front of the Crestview Library parking area to assist job seekers. After 2 pm, Jeri Faircloth will be available inside the library until 5 pm.

www.employflorida.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Last Word Book Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 11:30 am

If you are interested in joining this book club, please call Lora.

Needles and Hooks Knitting Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you enjoy sewing and needle work, then this is the opportunity for you! Join this lively group as they explore the sewing arts and learn new techniques and make new friends. This program is opened to anyone over the age of 14.

Crochet Mats for the Homeless with Emerald Coast Bag Ladies @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CareerSource Representative Jeri Faircloth Available at Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

After the Mobile Unit has gone for the day, Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Wednesdays from 2 to 5 pm to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Sep
6
Thu
2018
ACCESS Florida/DCF Assistance Tickets
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kaye Mclemore will be available for

  • applying for benefits
  • interview
  • general case questions
  • EBT issues
  • pick up DCF forms

For more information contact Kaye at

katamara.mclemore@myflfamlies.com or call (850)398-5670

Mystery by the Book Club @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A book club for mystery lovers, Mystery by the Book meets at 12 noon on the first Thursday of each month (*unless otherwise noted).  All are welcome!  Coffee and tea will be served.

Upcoming Discussion Dates: 

September 6: The Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

October 4: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspeare

November 1: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

December 6: Christmas Caramel Murder by Joanna Fluke

 

Beginner’s Chess Club @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

As an extension of our community-hosted chess club, we will be starting a beginner’s chess club class! If your child is ages 6+, stop on by and learn the game. Novice players can take on each other in a no-stress environment. We’ll learn basic strategies, look at various resources to build skills, and, above all, HAVE FUN!!!!

If you have a chess set, and you’d like to bring it, please do. 🙂

Sep
7
Fri
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available at the Crestview Public Library on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Page Turners Book Club @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am

A book club for adult readers with versatile interests, Page Turners meets on the first Friday of every month (*unless otherwise noted) at 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome!

Discussion Dates for Listed Titles:

September 7: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli pirates by Brian Kilmeade*

October 5: The immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

*Choose the upcoming books meeting

 

 

 

Teen Time Fall 2018 @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention 7th-12th graders!
Teen Time has been going on for awhile with virtual reality and Wii U, but we’re going to be adding so much more! Games, movies, crafts, art, and more!!!

Specific events are TBA, so parents, stay tuned!

First event:

Nerdy Origami, August 31, 2-4 PM   Claws, Millennium Falcon and more!!!!

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Coffee & Craft @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 Call or email Jean or Rebecca for monthly craft details and to reserve your spot.

Sep
10
Mon
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Adult Coloring Class “All we need is Hue” @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Have you heard about the new relaxation trend? Coloring is not just for kids anymore! Coloring have been proven to reduce stress and anxiety. It also promotes mindfulness and allows creativity. Take a break and join this cool, judgement-free social group for coffee, cookies and coloring! You do not need to be experienced. Get ready to color away and lift your mood!

Afterschool Artist Program @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Keep your child’s creativity fresh with this fun program featuring arts & crafts. Projects may include the use of watercolors, pen & ink, paper-mache, oil pastels, or origami.

All supplies are provided. Art can be messy so please bring a smock if you would like.

Registration is required.

NOTE: Class size is limited so please sign up early.

College Application Process Workshop @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The MCEC Parent to Parent Panhandle group will be presenting a workshop on college applications. This process can be a long, frustrating, and tiresome ordeal; fortunately, there are resources to help! Come learn tips and tools for reaching success! Sign up is required.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Lapsit Storytime Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Friends of the Mary Esther Library Meeting @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Sep 11 @ 11:15 am

Come out and join the Friends of the Library!

Cover to Cover Book Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm

If you are interested in joining this book club, please call Lora.

Open Mic Poetry Night @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Conversation and snacks start at 6PM

Open mic for poetry and music starts at 6:30PM

Everyone is welcome!

Get the monthly prompt at cvw.library.tumblr.com

Sep
12
Wed
2018
American History Seminar @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

History can be fun as we tackle past and present issues/topics in American History. Join our seasoned group of historians as we try to explain the American experience.

CareerSource Mobile at the Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CareerSource Okaloosa Walton (CSOW) Mobile is available in front of the Crestview Library parking area to assist job seekers. After 2 pm, Jeri Faircloth will be available inside the library until 5 pm.

www.employflorida.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Needles and Hooks Knitting Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you enjoy sewing and needle work, then this is the opportunity for you! Join this lively group as they explore the sewing arts and learn new techniques and make new friends. This program is opened to anyone over the age of 14.

Crochet Mats for the Homeless with Emerald Coast Bag Ladies @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CareerSource Representative Jeri Faircloth Available at Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

After the Mobile Unit has gone for the day, Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Wednesdays from 2 to 5 pm to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Sep
13
Thu
2018
ACCESS Florida/DCF Assistance Tickets
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kaye Mclemore will be available for

  • applying for benefits
  • interview
  • general case questions
  • EBT issues
  • pick up DCF forms

For more information contact Kaye at

katamara.mclemore@myflfamlies.com or call (850)398-5670

Lapsit Storytime Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Adult Chess Club @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Attention Adult Chess Players Ages 18+!!!!

Adult Chess Club will meet every 2nd Thursday from 3:15-4:15 PM

If you’re a beginner, intermediate, or chess master, come and play with us! This club is for adults only. Beginner’s material and instructions will be provided for those who want to learn!

Sep
14
Fri
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available at the Crestview Public Library on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Teen Time Fall 2018 @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention 7th-12th graders!
Teen Time has been going on for awhile with virtual reality and Wii U, but we’re going to be adding so much more! Games, movies, crafts, art, and more!!!

Specific events are TBA, so parents, stay tuned!

First event:

Nerdy Origami, August 31, 2-4 PM   Claws, Millennium Falcon and more!!!!

Rock Painting Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a relaxing and fun filled time painting with friends and family!

 

 

Preview Book Sale – NPL Friends Members @ Niceville Community Center Tickets
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Friday, September 14, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Preview sale for Friends of the Library members                                                                                                                                                                                         4:00 pm – 6:00 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     You can purchase Friends of the Library memberships at the door.

Sep
15
Sat
2018
Big Book and Bake Sale – Friends of the Niceville Public Library @ Niceville Community Center Tickets
Sep 15 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Thousands of books for $1 or less                                                                                                                                                                                      Books for all ages – Lots of Children’s Books

Bake Sale                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday, September 16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8:30 am – While supplies last

Questions – call 279-4863 x 1504

All proceeds from this event benefit the Niceville Public Library.

 

Sep
17
Mon
2018
CareerSource at the Crestview Library @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available inside the Crestview Public Library on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services.  To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com

Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based storytime for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit storytime classes on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays (no storytime on Thursdays).

We have summer reading logs for the pre-school children and they can win prized and other incentives for every 20 books read to them during June and July.

Science Kids @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Expand your child’s scientific knowledge by attending our Science Kids program. There will be fun experiments, question & answer sessions, and science related movies to enjoy. This pr​ogram is open to elementary school children (ages 5 to 12).

Trivia Night @ Crestview Library Tickets
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Ages 15+

Come compete in teams for a prize! We have special categories, crazy rounds, and the best trivia game you can play FOR FREE!

First prize is $25 to Amazon and a trip to the prize cart of books and movies!

Second and Third place get a trip to the prize cart too!