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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Walton County Libraries - October 2018 Events

Read A Lot Book Club for Adults

Walton-DeFuniak Library Read A Lot Book Club continues this next Tuesday at 11:00. The October book selection is “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones. This book discussion group meets each month on the first Tuesday at the library. Join us this week and also pick up a copy of November’s feature title A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg.

Please call Laura Harris, 850-892-3624 for more information..

Preschool Storytime Classes: Awesome Autumn

The DeFuniak Springs Public Library preschool storytime classes develops essential reading readiness. During October, we will celebrate the lovely colors and animal stories of autumn. Children will enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft to take home.

Please call Laura Harris, 850-892-3624 for more information..

Guardians of Fiction Club: -Because of Winn-Dixie

Walton-DeFuniak Library presents a new Kids Club--Guardians of Fiction on Tuesdays 6-7 pm at the DeFuniak Springs Library. Featured book, “Because of Winn-Dixie” by Kate DiCamillo, will be read each week. Join us weekly on Tuesday evenings through October 16th. Guardian members will enjoy popcorn while listening to Opal’s story (set in Florida). This read aloud program is for children in grades 3-6. Faithful attendees will receive a gift on October 16th.

Please call Laura Harris, 850-892-3624 for more information..

Children’s Chess Club

Join us each week at the Walton-DeFuniak Library for Children’s Chess Club. Students will learn how to play the classic game of chess. Join us for fun and strategy. Children’s Chess Club meets every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00.

Please call Mr. Owens 850-892-3624 for more information..

Chess Club for Adults

The DeFuniak Springs Chess Club welcomes chess players of all levels. Chess Club meets at the library each Thursday at 6:00 pm.

Please contact Mr. Dan Owens 850-892-3624 for more information.


LEGO® Club

Children are invited to join our newly formed LEGO® Club at the Walton-DeFuniak Library on Thursday afternoons from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a fun and creative learning experience. LEGO®s and build-boards will be provided. This program is supported by the Walton County Homeschool Group, the DeFuniak Springs Kiwanis, WCHG Sunshine Kids, and I Fix Computers Techplanet.

Please call Laura Harris, 850-892-3624 for more information..

Knit Night for Teens/Adults

The Walton-DeFuniak Library invites all Hand Crafters! Do you like to knit, crochet, sew, and/or quilt? A “knit” night for all those who want to learn and/or share the art of fiber craft. This group meets every other week at the library. The next Knit Night will be Tuesday October 9th at 6:30 pm. All are welcome! Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.

Please call Laura Harris, 850-892-3624 for more information..

Children’s Storytime Classes at Gladys N. Milton Memorial Public Library

Join the fun each week for Children’s Storytime Classes on Thursday afternoons from 4:00-4:45 pm. This program builds skills for successful readers. Come join us for great stories, riddles, poetry, fun characters, and art time. Please contact Laura Harris Gladys N. Milton Memorial Public Library is located in North Walton in the Flowersview Community Center, 261 Flowersview Blvd, Flowersview, Florida 32567. Telephone: (850) 834-5383