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Community Events Calendar

  1. Beaux Arts of Central Florida Exhibit

    May 3, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 31, 2019, 5:00 PM

    The Beaux Arts of Central Florida strive for excellence and originality, explore various media and techniques, and contribute a personal and fresh approach to the diversity of today’s art. Opening reception: May 10th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  2. Lauren Mitchell, ft. Bill Buchman on Piano, Live at the Museum!

    May 4, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    Experience the musical chemistry between Mitchell and Buchman as the duo performs jazz standards, select covers of tunes sung by Etta James, Bettye Lavette, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and Betty Davis, along with Mitchell’s own soulful, original material. Her music tells a blues story that has been a lifetime in the making. Mitchell’s powerful vocals and Bill Buchman’s artistry on the piano will make for a memorable evening. Based in Sarasota, Bill Buchman has toured extensively across the US and Europe and has worked with many jazz legends such as Jo Jones, Bobby Hackett, Red Callender, John LaPorta, Sammy Rimington, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and many others. Buchman will accompany Mitchell on the Modernism Museum’s Caligari Piano, created by legendary artist Wendell Castle-- a very special Steinway for a very special evening! Tickets can be purchased at the museum or online by visiting

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Chess Club

    May 4, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Study Room

    Come watch, learn, and play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome! Beginners will learn basic moves and then be paired with a player. Beginners are especially welcome! Studies have shown that chess may raise students' IQ and help prevent Alzheimer's. Chess is call "the game of kings" and will boost your creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and noon, on the first and third Saturday of each month. No registration required.

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  2. Mount Dora Dulcimer Society

    May 4, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join the Mount Dora Dulcimer Society at your Library on the first Saturday of the month. All acoustic instruments are welcome: violin, guitar, autoharp, ukulele, etc. This group is open to all and registration is not required.

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  3. Butterfly Release

    May 4, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Nunan Butterfly Garden

    Enjoy the beauty of butterflies released in our Nunan Butterfly Garden at this popular annual event. This year marks the 7th annual Butterfly Release. All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Schedule: 11:00 AM - Butterfly Gardening - Learn what to plant to attract butterflies from a Lake County Master Gardner, with refreshments for adults in the Community Room 11:30 AM - Dulcimer Society of Mount Dora and ukuleles performance in the Nunan Butterfly Garden 11:45 AM - Butterfly release in the Nunan Butterfly Garden noon - Children's crafts and treats in the Children's Program Room This event is sponsored by both the Friends of the Library and the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  4. Social Media Apps

    May 4, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Curious about social media? Learn the basics of the three most popular social media apps (Facebook, Instagram and Reddit) in our free hands-on class, on PCs in our Tech Lab. You'll learn what to expect, how to find content that interests you in each and what to avoid in each popular platform. Registration is required.

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    May 4, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  2. Spanish Fun Time - A Spanish Story Time

    May 4, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Children of all ages are invited to Spanish Fun Time, a Spanish Story Time for stories songs and fun in Spanish and English. Please like us on Facebook!

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  3. LEGO Club

    May 4, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Meet other LEGO fans & build an original LEGO creation. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities will also be offered during some sessions. Kids of all ages welcome. Please like us on Facebook!

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