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Jo Kennon Public Library

DOWLING PARK — The Jo Kennon Library in Dowling Park will be hosting a virtual night sky viewing program next week.

The program, which is presented by Robert Trisler, will let those in attendance view the night sky through a smartphone app that is projected onto a TV screen. Those attending may also download the Sky View Lite app on their own phones and can also learn how to send their name to Mars in 2020.

In other programs at the Jo Kennon Library in July, the Barbershop Chat discussion group will meet July 11 and July 25 at 10 a.m. During the group meetings, those attending can chit-chat over coffee and cookies. Everyone is invited.

Eric Musgrove, the county historian, will visit the library July 11 at noon to discuss railroads as part of his History of Suwannee County series.

Also Kathy Meinberg will lead a food presentation July 11 at 1 p.m. on making goat cheese. Samples will be available.

Kristina Young will be at the library at 10 a.m. July 16 to give a presentation on Medicare. All questions about Medicare will be answered.

The library’s rock painting party is planned for July 16 at 6 p.m. All supplies are provided.

On July 17, a power point presentation about the Kennedy Space Center will be led by Wayne Casey at 10 a.m.

Je Mordon, with the Suwannee River Studio, will lead an art painting party July 20 at 2:22 p.m. No painting experience is necessary and all supplies are provided. Those attending the class will complete a frame-worthy picture.

Tobacco Free Florida will present Quit Your Way at 10 a.m. July 24. Those attending will receive free nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges. Pre-registration is required by calling 866-341-2730.

The library’s Book Club meets July 26 at 10 a.m. it discuss “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman. Copies are available for checkout at the library.

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