Library to Host Local Author, Angela Conrad

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Aug 262016

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Saturday, September 3, 2016
12:00 – 3:00pm

Flora Public Library will host a book signing by local author, Angela Conrad, on Saturday, September 3, from 12:00-3:00pm.  Angela, who has Flora ties, will be signing her book, “Two Brothers, One Journey:  the Loving, Lonely Struggles of an Autism Mom”.  She is the daughter of Jim and Aleta Tackitt and niece of Bob and Barb Tackitt. 

Angela Conrad’s two young sons, Andrew and Trenton, have both been diagnosed with autism, wrecking any chance she can have a normal family life. Every day Angela has a mountain to climb 24/7, just to get somewhere close to keeping her children safe and happy and keep her house from looking like a war zone.  This is her story of how she has battled the effects of a life-changing condition and learned how to handle an insensitive world.   The book is a moving, inspiring read for all those whose lives are touched by autism.

“Everyone deals with storms in their life. The storm I live every day isn’t an easy storm by any means, but it could be worse. Nonetheless, it is my storm. I own it and I will make the most of it. Dance in your storm!”

Angela is a former special education teacher turned autism mom for her two sons. She is a freelance writer for, Autism Parenting Magazine, Her View From Home, & The Mighty. She is the lead volunteer leader for Autism Speaks in Terre Haute, Indiana and dedicates every day to raising awareness and educating the world on autism.  Angela’s strong faith in God is what gets her through the daily struggles of autism.  She is a celebrated speaker in the area of autism and special needs. “I truly believe we all have a purpose in life. Mine was to raise two boys with autism and to make an impact in the world of autism!  It’s not how I would have planned my life but God knows what is best!  I will praise his glory till the day I die for giving me my two angels :)”

cloudLibrary (formerly 3M CloudLibrary) has a new logo!

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Aug 152016


cloudLibrary (formerly 3M CloudLibrary)

our exclusive eBook and eAudiobook lending platform

You’ll still have access to the same great eBook and eAudiobook service, but you’ll notice the app has a fresh new logo design.

The updated icon design will be released this fall in a cloudLibrary update to your desktop application, smartphone or tablet app. You will experience no other major changes to the app apart from the icon logo update. If you have any questions about this change, please stop by our circulation desk or call the library at 662-6553.

Happy Fourth of July!

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Jun 302016

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Happy Fourth of July!
The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th to observe the holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, July 5th at 1:30pm. Thanks.

Memorial Day – Library Closed

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May 252016



Flora Public Library Board of Trustees & Staff would like to thank all of our dedicated veterans,  active & retired service men and women plus their families for making the ultimate sacrifice in order to preserve our country’s freedom. 



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Apr 122016


Welcome to the new & improved Flora Public Library website!  We want to keep you up to date on our new books and movies and other library materials and services. We hope you like the new site as much as we do.

Coloring Books for Adults

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Jan 202016

butterfly-coloring-pages-for-adultCOLORING PAGES FOR ADULTS


Recently adult coloring books have become very popular as a way to relax and be creative. We would like to offer a list of websites where you may either print a page to color or you can actually color the pictures online. Enjoy!