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February 21, 2011

Seniors vs Crime Program February 23

It is an unfortunate fact that senior citizens are one of the most targeted groups when it comes to financial and fraud crimes. That's why it's important for senior to have the knowledge to keep their assets safe. Learn how to prevent identity theft, credit card fraud and other current scams and schemes. Presented by Seniors vs. Crime, a special project of the Florida Attorney General. For more information regarding the Seniors vs Crime program and fraud/identity crimes go to http://www.seniorsvscrime.com/.
Wednesday, February 23
3:00 P.M.
Southwest Library

February 12, 2011

Southwest Book Club Meets February 15

The Southwest Book Club will meet on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Southwest Library. We will be discussing authors and their works who were featured at this year's Winter with the Writers annual event at Rollins College. The authors featured this year were: Jim Shepard, Stephen Dunn, David Henry Hwang, Lydia Peelle and Rhonda Pollero.

Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to attend. The book club meets monthly at the Southwest Branch Library. For more information, please call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info

Copies of these authors' books may be reserved for home delivery or location pick-up at http://www.ocls.info

For more information, please call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info

February 7, 2011

Transformational Healing: Yoga and Reiki February 12


Learn the healing benefits of yoga and Reiki with Master Reiki and yoga instructor, Ximena Olarte. Attendees should wear comfortable clothes to participate in a yoga session and a Reiki session.

Registration required. For more information and registration, call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info.

Saturday, February 12
1:00 P.M.
Southwest Branch Library

Women in the Arts Inc. Exhibit January-March 2011


The Southwest Library is proudly hosting the Women in the Arts Inc. exhibit, "Celebrating the Genius of Women: Renaissance Women of Today." The exhibit features five artists:
• Arlene Hammond, Oil paintings
• Mary Jo Burgiel, Watercolor
• Regine Dossche, Watercolor, sculpture
• Rusty Wahl, Mixed Media
• Valerie Herrel, Sculpture

This group exhibit celebrates the genius of contemporary women artists as the Library honors women's contributions during Women's History Month in March.

The exhibit also features drawings and paintings based on Leonardo Da Vinci and Mona Lisa by nine students from the Community School of the Arts programs:

  • Anaily Riascos
  • Anita Seiter
  • Aqueena Fernandez
  • Elena Chow
  • Imani Eugene
  • Jeremiah Benjamin
  • Nathanael Douglas
  • Olivia Martin
  • Sophia Sanders

A Meet the Artist reception will be held Monday, March 7, 6:30-8:30 P.M. in the library's Meeting Room. The reception will feature an awards program, and a special performance by opera singer Emilie Joudi-Vick. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information regarding Women in the Arts Inc. and the Community School of the Arts, contact:
Maria Guerrero, President and Founder
E-mail: womeninthearts@gmail.com.