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Maitland Public Library regularly hosts a wide variety of limited-run classes and events, including educational seminars, language workshops, craft classes, and even movie nights!  Everyone is welcome. All events and classes are FREE, although some require registration. Check here for listings and availability, or sign up for our monthly NEWSLETTER! We welcome your feedback and encourage you to share your program experience HERE!

      • English Language Speech Improvement: Sundays, 1-3pm. July 16- October 15. Class will not meet September 3 or September 10. Dr. Suh leads this class designed to improve enunciation and pronunciation. It is recommended that guests understand basic English.Please call 407-647-7700 to register. Meets in the Conference Room.

      • Poetry Coffeehouse: Friday, September 22, 7pm. Spend a relaxing Friday night filled with coffee and poetry, often facilitated by acclaimed poet, writer, and editor Elaine Person. Read an original poem of your own or just sit back with coffee and enjoy. This month’s theme is “Strike a Chord”
      • Finance and Retirement 101: Fridays, August 25- October 13, 2pm. This eight-week workshop is designed to provide information on Investing and Retirement Planning.  This program is provided by Dwayne Gayle of Edward Jones.

      • Creative Cornell: Getting to know your local Art Museum– Sunday, October 1, 3pm. Set on the Rollins College campus overlooking beautiful Lake Virginia, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum offers an intimate and unique experience in Winter Park. Discover the dynamic programming for adults and kids, exciting upcoming exhibitions, treasures in the permanent collection and opportunities to get involved. Join Dale Montgomery Fellow, Elizabeth Coulter, to learn more about your local art museum.

      • FPAN Presents: Fantastic Archaeology: Florida Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: October 17, 7:00pm. Celebrate Florida archaeology by learning what archaeology is, and importantly what it is not. This educational and entertaining talk will focus on the misuse and abuse of Florida’s past. Moving from historical to modern day examples we discuss the many ways “belief in nonsense can be dangerous (Kenneth Feder).” Presented by Florida Public Archaeology Network.
      • Paranormal Investigations 102: A Deeper Dive into the Paranormal: October 29, 3:30pm. Join TnT Paranormal Investigators as they discuss methods used to find answers and investigate evidence of any alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity. The discussion will include methods for gathering data during an investigation, how the data is reviewed to determine if any paranormal evidence was captured, or if these experiences are natural/environmental, man-made, or indeed paranormal. Q & A at the end.