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Brit ex-pat living C Florida . Now working with a consultancy firm in the field of corporate governance on the international front , concerning economic policies . Also covering the area of finance , banking, international banking. An MBA graduate from the (LSE) and UCL (London) , M&A (mergers & acquisitions), economics , risk management & assessment . Martial artist (tae-kwondo, karate, savate , muy-thai) & an vowed sports ' fan , sports' junkie. Served in armed forces British ... Royal Marines . Taught unarmed combat to members of the military and also competed in tournaments prior to joining the Royal Marines . Also an avid motorcycle junkie & free running enthusiast . Tech geek and computer repair technician. Entertainment: Musical tastes _ reggae, r&b, soul, hip-hop, rap , jazz, classical. Film genres , Preferably thrillers , crime dramas Hobbies ..... reading biographies & anything by John Grisham Just a lil' something to make me feel comfortable ! Tophatal

Miz Daisy Show A Summer Reading Program Event …

Wednesday, July 19th will the be the next event as part of the Summer Reading Program hosted by Friends of The Library Dundee Florida (Inc) in conjunction with the Dundee Public Library. The venue for the event will be the Dundee Community Center located at 603 Lake Marie Boulevard , Dundee , Florida. Our guest performer will be Miz Daisy , performing her usual sustainable brand of entertainment , providing a great deal of fun and laughter as well as some timely magic as part of her performance.


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Beginning at 10:00 am, we would advise our patrons , guardians , parents and caregivers wishing to have their child attend , simply register that child in advance. This can be done by simply giving the information required to a library staff in person or calling the number listed below.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee , Florida (FL) 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida (Inc)
P O Box 1467
Dundee, FL 33838-1467

Dundee Community
603 Lake Marie Drive
Dundee, FL 338383

Miz Daisy (Miz Daisy Entertainment)
Facebook : http://facebook.com/MizDaisyEntertainment


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Ronald McDonald Show : A 2017 Summer Reading Program Event ….

Another fun day for the children as the Dundee Public Library in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee hosted another event as part of their Summer Reading Program. Wednesday , June 28th , Ronald McDonald took center-stage as he provided the children with a morning of fun-filled entertainment. The venue for this was the Dundee Community Center , with the auditorium filled with kids, parents, guardians and custodians. Also in attendance were the children from Camp Rock , part of the Polk County Parks & Recreation’s initiative of a Summer Camp for the kids throughout the Summer.


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The volunteers from Friends of The Library would like to take this opportunity to thank Ronald McDonald for his appearance at the Dundee Community and his being able to provide the children with a great deal of entertainment on Wednesday.

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Just in case you are wondering how Ronald McDonald gets around town . Here is usual mode of transportation.

Our next presentation as part of Summer Reading Program will take place on 12th July at the Dundee Community Center at 10:00 am and will be a “ Color Your World Crayola Experience” . As usual , registration in advance will be required for the children wishing to attend the event. This can be done by phone or in person at the Dundee Library, simply leaving the information sought with a staff member.



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Information for all of our upcoming events can be found online by visiting the websites of the Dundee Public Library , Friends of The Library Dundee as well as their respective Facebook pages.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library
P O Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838-1467

Dundee Community Center
603 Lake Marie Drive
Dundee , FL 33838

Facebook : http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl
http://facebook.com/FriendsofTheLibraryDundeeFl

Back To School Supplies Drive (2017)

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida will be working in conjunction with the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in hosting and promoting their Back To School Supplies’ Drive which will be taking place at the Dundee Community Center, in Dundee Florida on the 2nd August, 2017 at 10:00 am. Donations of School Supplies can be made directly to the Dundee Public Library throughout the operating hours of the Library or at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at the specified times indicated.


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Pastor Darriel D Brown Jr head of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the congregation of his church welcomes all donations big or small concerning this Back To School Supplies’ Drive. Items sought are binders (folders) , pencils , markers , crayons , paper, pens, colored markers , erasers , backpacks of various sizes and rulers.

As a precursor to Friends of The Library event on the 2nd August, where FOL (Friends of The Library) will be hosting an Ice Cream Party for the children at the Dundee Community Center , Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting their Back To School Bash at their location on Saturday , 29th July . For more information concerning the church’s event in July, please call the number listed below .


 


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Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and Friends of The Library would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents and community at large for their generous response in this effort .

Dundee Public Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee , FL 33838

Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Hours of Operation : Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm

Saturday : 9:00 am until 1:00 pm

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

503 Martin Luther King Street SW

Dundee FL, 33838

Telephone number : (863) 439-3732

Facebook.com : http://facebook.com/FriendshipDundee

Dundee Community Center

603 Lake Marie Boulevard

Dundee , FL 33838

 

Summer Reading Program : Ronald McDonald Show …

Our next Summer Reading Program event will take place at the Dundee Community Center located at 603 Lake Marie Boulevard , Dundee , Florida ,33838 on Wednesday ,28th June, 2017 at 10:00 am. Guest artist will be Ronald McDonald with his self-titled Ronald McDonald Show.



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As usual we ask that parents and guardians wishing their child to attend our event , please register their names at the Dundee Public Library . Registration can be made by no later than Tuesday, 27th June at 4:00 pm . This can be done in person or by telephone at the number listed below.

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The Summer Reading Program is a co-promotional event , primarily sponsored by Friends of The Library Dundee Florida in conjunction with the Dundee Public Library .

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee,FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Inc
P O Box 1467
Dundee, FL 33838-1467

Dundee Community Center
603 Lake Marie Boulevard
Dundee, FL 33838


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Summer Reading Program : Reptile Discovery

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In the aftermath of the first Summer Reading Program co-hosted , conducted by the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Inc (Florida), the staff and volunteers would like to thank those in attended the event. A special word of appreciation and thanks to our guest presenter Bruce Schwedick of Reptile Discovery who made last Wednesday’s (14th June) event such a tremendous success. We hope that he will be making another return visit to us next year.


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Our next presentation will once again be at the Dundee Community Center , this upcoming Wednesday , 21st June , start time of 10::00 am, , themed Patriotic Craft Day.

All of our Summer Reading Program events do require pre-registration and this can be done in person or by calling the Dundee Public Library at the number listed below. Simply speak with a staff member of the library informing them of the information sought. This can also be done in person at the Dundee Public .

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee , FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Dundee Community Center
603 Lake Marie Boulevard
Dundee, FL 33838

Reptile Discovery
Website : http://reptilediscovery.com



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Film Movie Night Recap ….

Our second monthly movie presentation here at the Dundee Public Library was the hit film ‘Sing’ . This event took place this past Friday and was heartily attended by a number of children alongside their guardians or parents. Staff members and volunteers were on hand from the library as well as Friends of The Library Dundee as co-hosts of the event. It was very clear the children were very enthusiastic and warmly received the showing of ‘Sing’ .


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The next movie presentation will take place on Friday 21st July at 6:30 pm . Free tickets will be available and do remember these tickets are on a first come first serve basis and the availability will be limited to forty-nine . So be sure to make the library staff aware of your wish to attend our next movie event. Details concerning the titled movie will be made public in due course. Be on the lookout for this online or simply call in for the information.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee , FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida (Inc)
P O Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838-1467


 

 

 

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Summer Reading Program 2017 : Reptile Discovery Show.

The first of our Summer Reading Program events will be taking place on Wednesday 14th June, 2017 at the Dundee Community Center, Dundee, Florida.


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All of the programs organized are joint conjunctive efforts by the Dundee Public Library (Florida) and Friends of The Library Dundee Florida. Our first guest presenter Bruce Shwedick who will be bringing along his menagerie of reptiles for a thoroughly enjoyable show and viewing .

As always , all of our programs throughout the Summer will require the preregistration of all the children wishing to attend. Preregistration can be done by phone , leaving the required information with a staff member of the library , or it can be done in person. Registration is required for our first event by no later than Monday 12th June , 4:00 pm .

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee,FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida
P O Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838-1467
Telephone number : (407) 247-8906

Dundee Community Center
603 Lake Marie Drive
Dundee , FL 33838

Reptile Discovery
Website : http://www.reptilediscovery.com



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Reading With The Rays ….

The Dundee Public Library , Friends of The Library Dundee in conjunction with the Polk County Library Cooperative will be promoting the Tampa Bay Rays’ initiative ‘Reading With The Ways’. This will be a Summer-long program where children within the Tampa Bay area community will get the chance to win a pair of tickets (free) to a Rays’ home game at Tropicana Field . Participants taking part , will be required to read your favorite books, loaned from your local library over the Summer , with either their your parent or librarian keeping track of your record.


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This past Saturday, the staff and volunteers of the Dundee Public Library kicked off the initiative by hosting an event to promote Reading With The Rays.

For more details about the initiative merely click unto the link seen below.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee , FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida
PO Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838-1467
Telephone number : (407) 247-8906

Reading with the Rays : http://raysbaseball.com/reading

Polk County Library Cooperative
Website : http://mypclc.org/

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Seeking Donations of Crayola Markers ….

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida and the Dundee Public Library are seeking donations from members of the public as well as our patrons , non-washable Crayola Markers. These will be used by the children as part of a creativity project we are offering them. They will be creating their own T-shirt bags.

Our Crayola Day, will be taking place at the Dundee Community Center , 605 Lake Marie Drive , Dundee , FL 33838 on Wednesday , July 12th at 11:00 am. We would ask that your donations be brought to the Library and left with a staff member.

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424
Facebook : http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida
PO Box 1467
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (407) 247-8906
Facebook.com : http://facebook.com/FriendsofTheLibraryFl


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Dundee Public Library Presents it’s Free Family Movie Night … “Monster Trucks “

Well , there are less than forty-eight hours to go before the Dundee Public Library kicks-off its inaugural Free Family Movie Night, which is open to the public as well the residents in the Town of Dundee. There are still tickets remaining and as previously advised, due to our limited capacity, we are only able to seat 49 occupants for the showing of the hit movie “ Monster Trucks” . This showing will take place at 6:30 pm on Friday , 19th May , 2017 , here at the Dundee Library. The remaining ticket for Friday’s event is available on first-come , first-served basis and can obtained by simply making a reservation , calling the library at the number listed below , leaving your relevant details ( name , contact number and the number of individual attending the movie’s showing). Light refreshments will be served and will be free of charge .

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The moving showing is being done in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee (Florida) Inc .


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Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424
Facebook : http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl

Friends of The Library Dundee (Florida) Inc
PO Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838
Telephone number : (407) 247-8906
Facebook : http://facebook.com/FriendsofTheLibraryDundeeFl



Movie trailer for ” Monster Trucks “