Please not the Dundee Public Library will be closing at 12:00 pm on Friday 30th March and will not reopen until Monday 2nd April at 10:00 am, with our usual hours of operation being applicable. The staff looks forward to seeing all of our returning patrons next month, while being able to meet all of your needs.
Hearing Loss Association of America Lakeland Chapter’s Hearing Wellness Expo
This past Saturday, 3rd March ,2018 the Lakeland Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association held a Hearing Loss Wellness Seminar and Expose’ at the First Presbyterian Church in Lakeland , Florida , located on Lake Hollingsworth Drive. This event was hosted by HLA Lakeland Chapter President Elaine Goddard . Along with a trusted group of volunteers coming to her (Elaine Goddard) aid , the Seminar proved to be a tremendous success , where there were several companies at this venue , displaying the latest technology for the hearing-impaired as well as providing a litany of useful information . A number of local vendors were also on, hand providing various delicacies for the guests and exhibitors.
Scenes from this past Saturday’s event can be seen in the featured montage of images.
There were a number of corporate sponsors for this Wellness Seminar and Expose’ , many of whom are nationally known names as well as local business from around Central Florida and Polk County .
HLA Lakeland Chapter President Elaine Goddard (inset)
Tuesday 27th February and the Town of Dundee held its bi-weekly Town Hall Commission Meet at the town’s municipal complex.
As an open forum for Dundee’s residents , the Commission Meeting was presided over by Mayor Sam Pennant with the Town’s Commissioners being on hand for this gathering. Also present were Town Manager , Deena Ware , Seth Claytor , representing Boswell & Dunlap as the town’s legal counsel and Melissa Glogowski recording the minutes of the meeting.
Mayor Sam Pennant is seen here with a representative from Fiat Alfa Romeo of Winter Haven, Florida
A number of civic awards were handed out to recipients, recognizing their contributions over this past year. Among those receiving awards were Don Woods Opportunity Center, Fiat Alfa Romeo of Winter Haven (FL), Bok Academy, Dundee Elementary Academy and Dundee Middle School among others awarded. Scenes from last night’s event can be seen in the montage presented below.
The Third Annual Taste of Dundee Event took place on Thursday, 22nd February at the Dundee Community Center in Dundee, Florida. Hosted by the Dundee Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by several local businesses within the community. This event has proven to be a resounding success each year, growing in stature each time it has taken place. Emceed by Area Chamber of Commerce President Jill Kitto , Thursday night’s event offered an array of local business many of them within the food and beverage industry. Local restaurants from within the area were on hand to offer their delightful delicacies , sumptuously prepared food and drinks.
Among the restaurants represented were , Mirtha’s Café , Floridino’s(Lake Hamilton) , Tanners (Winter Haven), Dundee BBQ, Nooch’s Deli and a number of other well established businesses within our locale.
Dundee Area Chamber of Commerce President Jill Kitto is seen here addressing members gathered at the Dundee Community Center for the Taste of Dundee.
With the entertainment provided by a live band, members of the public as well as many of the Town of Dundee’s Commissioners on hand to welcome the guests as well as those dignitaries from the surrounding area and the Taste of Dundee being also opened to the public. This event provided the residents within the Town of Dundee with the chance to see what has been always on offer within the town which they might have been completely unaware of.
Scenes from last night’s event can be seen within the gallery below.
Sponsored in part by Intense Ink, Citizens Bank & Trust, MidFlorida Bank, State Farm Insurance and State Wide Housing .
Activities for Our Elder Patrons within the Town of Dundee (FL)
Which of the following activities would you like to see in operation here at the Dundee Public Library as the facility seeks to offer some additional services free of charge to patrons and residents in the town ? Or perhaps you would like to offer up another choice other than those listed below? Simply do so by letting a staff member know your thoughts on this all or by leaving a comment on the Facebook page of the Dundee Public Library.
Basic Computer Classes
Resume’ creation and writing
Welcome back and as the Dundee Public Library enters 2018 things begin anew with a new Library Director Vivian Godfrey , presiding over a staff of two part-time employees, Eileen Young , Kaliyah Monroe as well as a group of volunteers, who seek to make the facility a welcoming place for our patrons as well the residents within the Town of Dundee who make use of the facility on a daily basis during our hours of operation.
Slide show .
Coming soon to the Dundee Public Library will be classes (free) to assist patrons as well as residents with the use their laptops, smartphones , tablets and other digital electronic devices. If you are interested in learning about this all, simply call the library at the number listed below for further information and a staff member will be pleased to assist you.
Note the Dundee Public Library also provides the following services for our patrons as well as our residents, photocopying, fax (facsimile) services, laminating and scanning of documents. Prices for these services are available upon request.
Interior of the Dundee Public Library
Working in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee Inc. (Florida) the library will continue with their joint programs here at our facility as well as outreach programs within the community focused on the young children within the Town of Dundee. For more information concerning the activities on our calendar , simply call us at the number listed below or visit the Facebook pages and websites for the Dundee Public Library as well as Friends of The Dundee Inc. (Florida) .
Wishing The Patrons and Residents within the Town of Dundee a Happy and Prosperous New Year ….
The Dundee Public Library staff and volunteers would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents and patrons of the town for their continued support and patronage throughout 2017. Please note that the library will be closed on Saturday 30th December as well as Monday 1st January, 2018. We will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January with our usual operational business hours from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year
Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number: (863) 439-9424
Picture gallery with accompanying narrative for each frame.
On Saturday , 9th December the Town of Dundee held its Annual Christmas Parade , with all of the Town’s Commissioners turning out in force for this event. Mayor Sam Pennant and his fellow commissioners were part of the parade as they each traveled along the route in a brand new vehicle from a local dealership. Several local businesses and organizations were also part of the morning’s festivities , as too were Santa and Mrs. Claus, who made the event all the more special for the children who were able to meet them both at the Dundee Community Center, where they got the chance to have their photo taken with Santa as well as receiving an early Christmas present. No doubt there will be more at the foot of their Christmas trees on Christmas Eve.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Dundee Public Library patrons and residents of the Town of Dundee for attending this event and wish you all a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year !!!!
The Town of Dundee (Florida) had its official Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, 7th December at the Dundee Community Center , 605 Lake Marie Drive. Members of the public and residents were welcome for this festive event to ring in the Christmas Season. The town’s dignitaries were there along with members of staff with the event being emceed by Dundee Town Manager Deena Ware .
Partnering with the town to kick off the festivities was the Dundee United Methodist Church . Scenes from the event can be seen below in this montage.
The staff and volunteers of the Dundee Public Library would like to take this opportunity to wish our patrons and residents a Merry Christmas over the Holiday Season !!!
Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Free Movie Night Presentation For The Month of October …. ‘Boss Baby’
The Dundee Public Library resumed their Free Family Movie Night on Friday 13th October and the presentation was the hit animated blockbuster movie ‘ Boss Baby’. Working in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee Florida and began at 6:30 pm at the Dundee Public Library. This was a free presentation for those who attended the event along with free refreshments for the families who gathered for this showing.
Our next Free Family Movie Night presentation will take place on 17th November here at the Library. Please be on the lookout for details for our next showing which will published on Facebook and the websites of the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Florida .
Scenes from the evening’s event can be seen here .