Friends of Titusville Public Library

Titusville Florida Public Library lobby



TITUSVILLE
PUBLIC LIBRARY

2121 S. Hopkins Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
264-5026

Mary Toupin, Director
Lena Stouppe, Head of Adult Services
Karen Dreschel, Head of Youth Services
 

Library Hours
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Services of the Titusville Library

The Reference Desk is the place for patrons to go with questions of any type. We help patrons reserve books and movies. We help with computer questions. We find phone numbers, addresses and information on schedules of events. We also help direct patrons to the resources that can fix their problems or find answers if we are unable to directly.

Circulation: regular print books, large print books, audiobooks, DVD and VHS movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks, newspapers & magazines and paintings

Nancy C. Sieck Genealogical Room: home to a goodly collection of genealogy books and reference materials. Volunteers are available on Thursday mornings to assist with research. We also subscribe to Ancestry.com which is available on all library computers.

Faxing services: $1.00 per page with a limit of 30 pages per day per patron. Resumes and job applications are faxed at no charge.

Visually or physically disabled patrons: Our Talking Books collection provides books on audiocassettes, records and in Braille which can also be delivered to homebound patrons.

Proctoring services: Provided by the Reference Desk for $10 per exam.

Wireless internet: Free during business hours.

More than 20 computers are available: Use in the library for up to 6 hours a day per patron. All of our computers print in Black & White and Color. Color printing is 50 cents per page and Black & White is 10 cents per page. Photocopying is available at the same prices.

Visually disabled patrons: Access to an ADA computer with a large screen and magnification capabilities.

Three study/meeting rooms: Available for small groups to meet. We request that you reserve them ahead of time so call the library to be added to the schedule.

The Hannemann room: Holds up to 200 people or can be split to accommodate 100 people each for larger groups. Hannemann A features a small kitchenette, while Hannemann B features a grand piano.

Children's story times and special activities: Throughout each month.

Staff in the children's area: Provide assistance with selecting materials for the Accelerated Reader program or just finding books with an appropriate reading level

Craft classes and book clubs for adults: Subjects and times may change check the schedule.

The United Way Navigator is at the library on Thursdays from 11am - 4pm to help people sign up for Health Insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act. Make appointments by calling 2-1-1.

Second Harvest helps people sign up for ACCESS Florida benefits on Tuesdays from 9am - 2pm on a first come, first served basis.


Friends of the Titusville Library

The Friends is a non-profit organization of volunteers interested in supporting the Titusville Public Library. We have several purposes:
  • Sponsor, conduct, or participate in fund raising projects to benefit the library and to encourage gifts to it.
  • Raise money to enhance library programming, and fund local literacy initiatives for children & adults.
  • Purchase media and equipment for the library.
  • We wish to foster and promote a positive public image for the library.
  • We sponsor cultural activities related to the goals of the library.
  • We assist and support the Library Director and the North Brevard Library District Board in improving library services and resources.
  • MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Friends of the Titusville Library
October Meeting & Book Sale

October Book Sale
Annual Meeting: October 17th, at 6:00pm
MEMBERS ONLY SALE: Friday, October 17th, 6:30-7:30pm. $5.00 Memberships sold at the door.

PUBLIC SALE
Saturday, October 18th, 9am-3pm
Sunday, October 19th, 1-4pm.
Monday, October 20th, "Bag-it" Sale.


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Brevard County Libraries Master Event Calendar


Book Discussion Group
Titusville Public Library offers a book discussion group that meets at 2pm on Thursday. They usually meet the third week of the month but since this varies please call the reference desk at 264-5026 for meeting information.

The group reads a variety of both fiction and nonfiction books. Some of the recent books read by the Monday night group included The Shack, The Secret and Babylon Sisters. Some of the Thursday books were People of the Book, A Lesson before Dying and Firefly Lane. Refreshments are served. Everyone is welcome. See the schedule below.


The Genealogical Society of North Brevard
The Genealogical Society of North Brevard is a nonprofit organization with the purpose of furthering the knowledge of and helping in the pursuit of one's family history. Our society meets on the first Tuesday of each month, except for July and August, at 6:00 pm in the Hannemann Room of the Titusville Public Library. The Programs for the meeting consist of historical subjects of interest or instructional programs to improve research techniques. Some programs this year have been: "How to Use Genealogical Software," How to Research Using Google.com " and "History of the Last Naval Battle of the American Revolution.

The Nancy Sieck Memorial Genealogy Area is a part of the Titusville Library. It holds over 2200 genealogy books, over l00 periodicals, microfiche and film. Volunteers are in the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help with research. DETAILS


PROGRAMS
Sponsored by the Library and the Friends

The following programs will be offered to the public.

Adult Services

August, 2014

  • Instructional Line Dancing: Wednesdays, 12:00pm, Fee $4.00/class. ($2.00/class-Seniors(55+)
8/11, 10am-3pm OneBlood Drive
8/11, 6pm All Things Cooking Club.
8/12, 6pm Evening Writing Club.
8/14, 2pm Afternoon Book Club. See Reference for book selection.
8/25, 2pm Afternoon Writing Club

September, 2014

  • Master Gardeners, Tuesdays, 10am, Master Gardeners
  • Instructional Dancing: Line Dancing — Wednesdays, 12:00pm, Fee $4.00/class. ($2.00/class-Seniors(55+)
9/9, 6pm Evening Writing Club
9/11, 2pm Afternoon Book Club. See Reference for book selection.
9/13 & 9/18, 9am iPad Basics Class. Free. Sign up in Reference.
9/13 & 9/18, 10:30am Android Tablet Basics Class. Free. Sign up in Reference.
9/15, 6pm All Things Cooking Club
9/22, 2pm Afternoon Writing Club


Cooking Club: Are you truly EPICURIOUS? Are you a bonifide FOODIE? If so, come check us out. We will meet once a month to exchange cooking techniques, recipes, and ideas for entertaining. There will also be light refreshments!

Writing Club: Do you enjoy writing fictional works, poems or other short stories? Join us to talk about the writing craft and share our work! We welcome writers of all levels from published authors to beginners.

Youth Services

August, 2014

Ongoing Events:

  • Toddler Story Time
    Wednesdays at 10 am. Ages 2-3.
  • Preschool Story Time
    Wednesdays at 11 am. Ages 3-5.
  • Infant Story Time
    Thursdays at 10 am. Ages 2 years and under.


September, 2014

Ongoing Events:

  • Toddler Story Time
    Wednesdays at 10 am. Ages 2-3.
  • Preschool Story Time
    Wednesdays at 11 am. Ages 3-5.
  • Infant Story Time
    Thursdays at 10 am. Ages 2 years and under.
Mary Lena Stouppe
Adult Services/Reference
mstouppe@brev.org

Karen Dreschel
Youth Services
kdreschel@brev.org
Titusville Public Library
Mary Toupin, Director
2121 S. Hopkins Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
(321) 264-5026
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Information about the Friends of the Titusville Library

We have several levels of membership.
  • Individual is $5 per year.
  • Student is $3/yr.
  • Sponsor is $25/yr.
  • Patron is $50/yr.
  • Organizational or corporate membership is $100/yr.
  • Individual Lifetime membership is $200.
  • Organizational or corporate Lifetime membership is $1000.
  • The membership year is from Oct. 1st - Sept. 30th.
  • General Membership Meeting is in October.
  • Our annual meeting with the election of officers is held in October.
  • MEMBERSHIP FORM
    Library entrance from parking lot.


Children's section of the Titusville Florida Public Library
The Friends President is Joe Dunn.

Please check our newsletter or call the Library for exact times and locations of upcoming meetings and events.

Projects funded by the Friends include purchasing books, videos, etc. for the library's collections. We purchase equipment & supplies. We fund speakers and refreshments for programs. Kingdom Animalia, a program for children [5-12], is funded by the Friends.

Some of the fund raising activities the Friends have conducted include book and rummage sales, fashion shows, cardlgame parties, etc.

If you have any questions, please contact our Library Director, Mary Toupin, at 264-5026. Thank you for you interest in the Friends.



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