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.
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
603 Lake Marie Drive
Dundee, FL 338383
Please join us for an evening of fun for all of the family on Sunday ,16th August , 2015, from 6:30 PM at the Dundee Community Center, Dundee , Florida . The Dundee Public Library in conjunction with Joel’s Place Community Church of Dundee , will present their evening Luau . Also on hand as part of the evening’s entertainment will be a showing of a Disney family movie . Joel’s Place and the Dundee Public Library will also be giving out school supplies , as we now enter the back to school schedule for the children returning after their Summer Break.
Refreshments will be on hand : Food , hot dogs , cotton candy , Icies and popcorn
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So please come on out , bring the children and join us for a fun-filled evening , while also getting the chance to meet other residents within the community and making friends.
Dundee Community Center
605 Lake Marie Drive
Dundee , FL 33838
Ronald McDonald makes a stop in the Town of Dundee , Florida
Wednesday 24th June, 2015 and once again the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Inc staged another event for the children within the local community as part of the Summer Reading Program. It was a tremendous turnout and a great deal of fun for the kids in attendance alongside their parents, guardians and the two local day centers (Little Land & Stay and Play) with their children in their care. On hand to provide the morning’s entertainment, was Ronald McDonald.
As an added benefit for the children, were members from the Summer Food Program , a resource provided by Polk County , which provides a nutritional meal for children within the community while also providing information on the benefits of a healthy nutritional meal.
Scenes from today’s event are inset and can also be found on our accompanying website.
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In the second of the Dundee Public Library’s scheduled programs covering the Summer, Performing at the Dundee Community Center , located at 605 Lake Marie Drive , Dundee , Florida,. Entertaining the children on Wednesday, 17th June, Kevin from Big Idea Balloons , who performed a number of magic tricks, while entertaining the children in attendance. On hand also were several of the parents who accompanied their children for the morning’s entertainment. Mary-Ann Podbielski who presides over the library’s story-time events and activities hosted this all in conjunction with the joint efforts of Dundee Public Library and >a href=http://facebook.com/FriendsofTheLibraryFl Friends of The Library Dundee Inc .
The staff and volunteers of the Dundee Library and from Friends of The Library Dundee would like to take this opportunity to thank Big Idea Balloons for providing the entertainment for the children today ! Without your participation this event would not have been such a tremendous success , with the children being thoroughly entertained while enjoying themselves as well. A special word of thanks also to the parents who attended, accompanying their children for the event. We look forward to seeing you again on June 24th at the same venue for our next event. For further details , simply call in at the Dundee Public Library or visit our Facebook page or website , where the information will be detailed concerning the upcoming event.
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If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Dundee Library or with Friends of The Library Dundee. Then by all means call in at the Library, where a staff member will be happy to assist, informing you of the requirements and the application process.
Wednesday, 10th June 2015 the Friends of the Library Dundee Incorporated and the Dundee Public Library officially kicked off their Summer Reading Program with their first scheduled event for the kids , held at the Dundee Community Center , 605 Lake Marie Drive, Dundee, Florida. Celebrating Community Heroes’ Day, on hand were various saw individuals within our community who are often overlooked by the public in general. Officers from the Polk County Sherriff’s Department and Department of Forestry were there to inform the children of their respective roles within our community. For the children in attendance , it was a fund day, where they got to meet McGruff The Crime Dog , Smokey The Bear and Eric the School Crossing Guard .
Throughout the morning’s event, not only were the kids interested , but also with a number of the parents in tow as well as the caregivers from a local children’s day care center also keenly took in the information being provided by the presenters. At the end of their presentation, the children were given the opportunity to view a police vehicle , turn on the siren and also to see firsthand one of the large vehicles used by the forestry firefighters when they are at work, fighting forest fires.
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Throughout the month of June as part of their schedule of activities , Friends of The Library will be staging a number of events at the Dundee Community Center. It should be noted, each of these events requires the preregistration of a child wishing to attend and it is imperative each individual be registered in advance of a scheduled event. This can be done by simply calling in at the Dundee Public Library or by making a phone call to the number listed below, giving all of the pertinent information required. The next event being staged, will be held on Wednesday, June17th at the Dundee Community Center where the special guest will be a Balloon Artist from Big Idea Balloons. For further information on this event please see to the Facebook pages of Dundee Public Library or Friends of The Library Dundee , events’ scheduled , where all of the pertinent information can be seen.
Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event & Kids’ Fair
On Saturday ,30th May The Friends of The Library Dundee Inc Kicked off their Summer Reading Program with a Kids’ Fair Extravaganza. This event was held at the Dundee Community Center located at 605 Lake Marie Drive , Dundee , FL 33838. On hand were several volunteers from Friends of the Library as well as Library Superintendent Julie Feagle . Spearheading the event, FOL President Rukhsana Harper .
Once again Friends’ (Friends of The Library Dundee Inc) involvement within the community, is one of the underlying reasons why there remains a need to create an environment and show a commitment not only to the children within the town, but also our community at large, while also raising the profiles of both the Dundee Public Library as well as Friends of The Library and their ongoing efforts and commitment to an ideal ,that giving back to the community, is simply better than not giving at all.
FOL President Rukhsana Harper is seen here face-painting Charlie, who simply enjoyed the experience.
A fun-filled day was highlighted by games and prizes to be won as well as entertainment being provided by Balloon Artist Miz’ Daisy and the main attraction being a Bounce House for the children.
Now as we all know, what would a Kids’ Fair be without popcorn , ice-pops , burgers, hot dogs and sodas ? Well, the food was plentiful , as were the other various treats on hand with there also being cookies and chips.
There were a number of winners of the big-game prizes, but in the end, everyone was a winner among the kids who took part in many of the games on display.
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The Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Inc would like to thank everyone who turned out to attend our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Fair . Be on the lookout for more events planned by us throughout the Summer and calendar year. You can view the schedule by doing either of the following , visit the Town of Dundee’s website or the Facebook pages of the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library or the respective websites of the Library and FOL (Friends of The Library Dundee) . Details can see seen below.
The Dundee Public Library in conjunction with the Friends of The Library Dundee Inc will be hosting their annual Summer Reading Kick-Off Program & Kids’ Fair on Saturday , 30th May ,2015, from 10.00 AM until 2.00 PM at the Dundee Community Center, 605 Lake Marie Drive , Dundee, FL 33838. Entertainment and refreshments will be on hand. This event will be free to the public, with prizes to be won in the participation of the games,as part of the entertainment being provided.
Scheduled entertainment planned for the event are as for the Fair are as follows : Face Painting, Balloon Animals and Bounce House.
Hot Dog $4.00
This includes Soda or Water , Chips and a Home-baked cookie
Popcorn & Candy $1.00 each
Friends of The Library Dundee Inc and the Dundee Public Library as part of their Summer Reading Program will host an array of events at the Dundee Community Center located at 605 Lake Marie Drive, Dundee , FL 33838 . All of the scheduled events will require preregistration for the children wishing to attend . It is imperative that the parents or guardians have the children registered, prior to the date of program , in order to facilitate the Library’s own schedule and provide us with a number of expected occupants.
To register your child for an event , please call the Dundee Public Library at the number specified below. Or you can choose come in , in person and simply inform a staff member of your intent to register.
Scheduled events :
Saturday, May 30th, Kick-Off Carnival 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM
Games Prizes and Entertainment for all ages
Wednesday, June 10th Community Heroes’ Day
Special guests : Smokey The Bear and McGruff The Crime Dog
Wednesday, 17th June Big Ideas Balloons Magic Show at 10.00 AM
Wednesday June 24th Ronald McDonald at 10.00 AM
Wednesday July 1st Patriotic Craft 10.00 AM to 12.00 PM
Make and take home a craft to celebrate 4th July
Wednesday July 8th Welcome back Miz Daisy for another fun show 10.00 AM
PLEASE CALL OR VISIT THE LIBRARY TO PREREGISTER FOR PROGRAMS (863) 439-9424(863) 439-9424