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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Technology in Focus at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn to use a selection of the latest technologies with these standalone workshops given at the Destin Library. These events are free to the public; however registration is required.

February 10 at 10:00 a.m.: Introduction to Windo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 23, 2020

The Rise of White Nationalism in 21st Century America

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Destin, FL. – The Friends Guild of the Destin Library presents a guest lecture by former civil rights lawyer, Richard Cohen, on Tuesday, February 11 at 2:00 p.m. This is a free event and no registration is required to attend.

Richard Cohen is a r...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Snowbird Movie Matinee at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Come enjoy a free movie at the Destin Library every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. continuing in February. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis and you are welcome to bring your own light refreshments.  

February 5 &...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 22, 2020

February Kids Classics Club Features Harry Potter

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Destin, FL. – A seven-week series featuring the amazing modern classic, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” by J.K. Rowling begins at the Destin Library on Thursday, February 6 at 4:00 p.m. This fun Read-Aloud ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 16, 2020

A Family of Artists on Display at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. The Destin Library is proud to display the artwork of the Beaty family all through the months of January and February. The colorful and diverse paintings line the walls of the library and are available for viewing during n...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Early Days of West Florida Guest Lecture at the Destin Library

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On January 30th at 6:00 p.m., Destin historian, author, and speaker Hank Klein will present an engaging and entertaining lecture about the early history of West Florida. No registration is required for this one-hour presentation and seating will be on a f...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Sinfonia Pre-Concert Discussion at the Destin Library

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On Tuesday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m., join assistant conductor of Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Aaron King Vaughn, at the Destin Library for an engaging pre-concert discussion about the upcoming February 1st “Classical Collusions (with Russia)&rdquo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 14, 2020

AARP Tax-Aide Service at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Tax season has arrived and the Destin Library has once again teamed up with AARP to provide free tax preparation services. You do not need to be a member of AARP to use the Tax-Aide program and there is no cost for this service.

AAR...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Family History Research & Digitization Day at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – In partnership with the Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County, the Destin Library will host a family history research and document digitization day on January 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments are required and will be ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Morning Tai Chi at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Join us at the Destin Library for Morning Tai Chi with certified Tai Chi for Health instructor, Barbara Rezmer. Classes will be held every Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. until Memorial Day (excluding Monday holidays). No registrati...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Youth Spring Soccer

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Destin, FL. – Registration for youth spring soccer will take place January 6th – February 20th for ages 3-15 (age as of August 1, 2019). The fee is $40 with a $15 discount offered to Destin Residents with a valid driver’s lic...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Adult Flag Football Spring League

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Destin, FL. – The City of Destin’s Flag Football League will begin on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at the Morgan Sports Center. A mandatory team captains’ meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 15th, at 6:00 pm at Morga...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Beanstalk Brigade at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – There is a new storytime program at the Destin Library for beginning readers on Tuesday, January 14th and January 28th at 4:00 p.m. This program is free to attend, and no registration is required.

This storytime program is geared to...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City of Destin and Florida League of Cities to Host Social Media and Public Records Training

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Destin, FL. – Designed for elected officials and municipal employees alike; this FREE training will cover social media, public records and guide attendees to a fuller understanding of the practical challenges and legal obligations (and likely obligations)...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Technology in Focus at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn to use a selection of the latest technologies with these standalone workshops given at the Destin Library. These events are free to the public, however registration is required.

January 13th at 10:00 a.m.: In Depth –...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Snowbird Movie Matinee at the Destin Library

Destin, FL. – Come enjoy a free movie at the Destin Library every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. starting in January. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis and you are welcome to bring your own light refreshments.

January 8 – Blin...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 18, 2019

“Computer Bytes” Tech Talks at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn the basics of a variety of computing concepts with these “byte”- sized 30-minute presentations on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. starting in January. These talks are free and no registration is required.

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Short Term Rental Application, Review Process, and Fee Schedule Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an addit...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Fax and Printing Services at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – In response to numerous requests, the Destin Library now offers faxing and wireless printing services at their circulation desk. These services are available to everyone, no library card required. Fax costs are $1.00 a page for a ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 11, 2019

City of Destin Launches Nextdoor to Boost Neighborhood Communication

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now partnering with Nextdoor, which is a free government interface to communicate with the neighborhoods we serve. As part of the city’s initiative to build stronger communities, improve quality of ...
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City of Destin
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Local Mitigation Strategy Benefiting Destin

DESTIN, Fla. – Each year Okaloosa County, with input from all participating municipalities, provides the Florida Division of Emergency Management an update on the status of the adopted 2016 Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). These updates...

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City of Destin