Thursday, August 18, 2016

Call for Local Authors

Are you a published local book author looking to share your work with the community? Apply to take part in our Local Author Showcase!  This free public event will be sponsored by the Friends of the Oldsmar Library.

The Showcase will be at the Library on Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm.​ Selected authors will be expected to arrive at 6:30 prepared to​ do a brief (​8 to 10​ minute) presentation on their work and to provide books which they can sell and sign afterwards.

There is no cost, but space is very limited! Please contact Heidi at 813-749-1179 if interested or for more information.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Family Network on Disabilities Workshops

Are you a parent or caregiver of a special needs public school student? If so, these free workshops are for you! Come learn about these topics & have your questions answered:

Individual Education Plans & Related Services
Friday, August 26, 10:00 - 11:00 am

Parent/Teacher Collaboration & the Evaluation Process
Wednesday, August 31, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Both workshops will be in our Rotary Literacy/Conference Room.

No registration needed, but for more information please contact Misti Pollaro at 727-523-1130 x 211 or

Family Network on Disabilities (FND) was founded in 1985 by a group of parents of children with disabilities who came together for mutual support and information-sharing. FND is a grassroots organization for persons with disabilities and their families that is family-centered and family-driven.

Family Network on Disabilities is a national network of individuals of all ages who may be at-risk, have disabilities, or have special needs and their families, professionals, and concerned citizens. The mission of FND is to strive for the complete integration and equality of persons with disabilities in a society without barriers and to serve families of children with disabilities, ages birth through 26, who have the full range of disabilities described in section 602(3) of IDEA. FND is a parent organization as defined in section 671(a)(2) of IDEA 2004.