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The theme this year is "Build a Better World".
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****ADULT SUMMER READING BEGINS JUNE 4TH!  ****(Click for Flyer)
The theme this year is "Build a Better World".

Summer 2017 Staff Picks!  (Click to View)

asr 2017 essay contest

Sign up at the concert or any time on or after June 4 at the Adult Information Desk and receive a reading journal and tote bag full of information about summer programs.  Get entered into prize drawings just for signing up, and for every book you read, or program you attend.  For every 7 books you read, get entered into the grand prize drawing.


*** GRAND PRIZE***is a tool box full of household tools and supplies (donated by Ace Hardware & Friends of the Library), and a $50.00 Target gift card (donated by Target).

A BIG THANKYOU to our sponsors Ace Hardware, Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, Dunedin Chamber of Commerce, Dunedin Coffee Company & Bakery, Dunedin Friends of the Library, Dunedin Smokehouse, Lead Lines Stained Glass, Paris Hair, Target, Walmart Neighborhood Market.

We are thrilled to have Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski as our luncheon speaker this year on Friday, August 4th!  See below for details.








Film:  Hidden Figures based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly.
Tues, July 25, 2PM

End-of-the-summer luncheon featuring Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski. 
Fri, Aug 4, 11:30AM

Tickets may be purchased at the Adult Information Desk for $7.00.  Program attendance only is free.


Guardian ad Litem Information Session
Learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child by becoming a Guardian ad Litem.
Wed, 08/02  10AM

Dunedin Community Garden: Managing Bad Bugs in Your Edible Garden with Pam Brown
Sat, 08/05  10AM

Alzheimer's Education Series:  The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease presented by The Alzheimer's Assn
Wed, 08/09 10AM

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Mon, 08/14 6PM

Meditation 101 with Elizabeth Faubert
Fri, 08/18  11AM

Guardian ad Litem Information Session:  Learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child
Wed, 09/06 10AM

Music as Art (the following Weds at 6PM)
Upcycle vinyl records, cassette tapes and CDs into cool DIY art projects. All materials provided:
09/06 Vinyl
10/11 Cassettes
11/08 CDs

Team Trivia
Register your team to get a free answer! 727-298-3080 x1707
Mon, 8/28 6PM
Wed, 10/25 6PM
Mon, 11/27 6PM
Mon, 12/18 6PM

American Sewing Guild Walk-by Craft
The American Sewing Guild will provide sewing machines for patrons of all ages to make a quick sewing craft to take home.  All materials provided.
Sat, 09/09 10AM-2PM

Medicare Basics
Sat, 9/09 10AM
Presented by a trained SHINE volunteer from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Pinellas/Pasco Area Agency on Aging.

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Mon, 09/11 6PM

A Taste of Tai Chi
Please join us before the Tuesday film for a Tai Chi demonstration by the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Dunedin. Then stay for the film, Sense of an Ending.
Tues, 09/12  1:30PM

Open Mic Night
Poetry / Music / Improv   Family Friendly
Tues, 09/12  6PM (sign up starts at 5:30PM)

Alzheimer's Education Series: Know the 10 Signs:  Early Detection Matters presented by the Alzheimer's Assn.
Wed, 09/13 10AM

Welcome Week Refugee Presentation
Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services will present info on refugees entering America followed by a speech by a local refugee.
Tues, 09/19  6PM

Dunedin Community Garden Seminar
Extreme Heritage Gardening;  Myrtle Betz's Caladesi Victory Garden with Terry Fortner (granddaughter of Myrtle)
Sat, 09/23 10AM

Alexander Hamilton:  Washington's Indispensable Partner
Presented by Rand Scholet, President of the Alexander Hamilton Society.
Tues, 09/26  6:30PM

Guardian ad Litem Information Session:  Learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child
Wed, 10/04 10AM

Dunedin Community Garden:  The Power of Pollinators for Your Edible Garden with Jim McGinity
Wed, 10/04 6:30PM

Medicare Advantage Plans
Sat, 10/07 10AM
Presented by a trained SHINE volunteer from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Pinellas/Pasco Area Agency on Aging.

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Mon, 10/09 6PM

Alzheimer's Education Series:  Healthy Living for your Brain presented by the Alzheimer's Assn
Wed, 10/11 10AM

Stressless Holiday Cooking Demo with Chef Warren Caterson
Chef Warren shares time saving kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes in his hour long cooking demo.
Wed, 10/18 6:30 PM

Drawn to the Dark  Book Talk with Chris Kullstroem
Tue, 10/24 6PM
Author Chris Kullstroem is a lifelong Halloween, horror, and dark tourism fanatic. Explore with us why so many find thrills in forms of fright.

Above the Chatter, Our Words Matter:  Book talk by author Bruce Pulver
Bruce Pulver grew up in Dunedin and graduated from Dunedin schools.  Join us as he returns to Dunedin to talk about his book.
Fri, 10/27 2PM

Dunedin International Chorale Concert
Sun, 10/29 3PM

Living Wills in Dementia
Presented by Tracy Christner, Executive Director of Empath Choices for Health (formerly Hospice)
Wed, 11/01  12PM

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Mon, 11/06 6PM

Alzheimer's Education Series: Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning presented by the Alzheimer's Assn
Wed. 11/08 10AM

Prescription Drug Plans
Sat, 11/11 10AM
Presented by a trained SHINE volunteer from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Pinellas/Pasco Area Agency on Aging.

Open Mic Night
Poetry / Music / Improv  Family Friendly 
Wed, 11/14 6PM (sign up starts at 5:30PM)

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Mon, 12/04 6PM

Local Author Showcase
Meet and support our local authors.  Authors interested in participating should contact Liz at
Sat, 12/09  10AM

Fanfare Brass Holiday Concert
Sun, 12/10 3PM

Holiday Crafts for All Ages
Sat, 12/16 10AM

Happy Noon Year!
Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Sat, 12/30    11AM



(unless otherwise posted)

Sat, July 22 @ 10am :   Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Tuesdays Are Murder: True Crime and Murder Mystery Book Club
starting in October
Call Amelia for more details 727-298-3080 x1716

CLICK HERE for more details on the group and selected titles.

CASUAL SCRABBLE CLUB - Meets the first and third Mondays from 6-7:45PM in Meeting Room B unless otherwise posted.  Bring your own board.  Adults and teens high school and up are welcome!  The coloring program will meet simultaneously on the third Monday. Check Library calendar or call 727-298-3080, x1707 for date changes.

CHESS CLUB - Mondays, 2-5PM & Tuesdays, 5-7PM in the Reading Room.  Ages 10 and up are welcome.

COLORING FOR ADULTS -  Third Mondays from 6-7:45PM in Meeting Room B unless otherwise posted.  Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring.  All supplies are provided, or bring your own.  Music and refreshments too.  No instruction.  Just have fun and be creative. The Casual Scrabble group will be meeting simultaneously. Check Library calendar or call 727-298-3080, x1707 for date changes.

Get free, unbiased, one-on-one Medicare counseling with a representative from The Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE Agency on Wednesdays from 10AM-2PM or on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4:30PM-7:30PM, here at the Library. Call 298-3080, x1707 for an appointment, or sign up at the Adult Information Desk.   Expanded hours are available during open enrollment, October - December.

Genealogy help (free) is available every Thursday, year round, from 1-3PM.  No appointment is necessary.  Members of the Caladesi Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Berkeley Plantation Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants are on hand to help with general questions, or for prospective members.  For more information, contact Cindi Russo, registrar for DAR, at 727-772-6262 or Anne B. Watkins, registrar for Colonial Dames, at 727-712-9056.

Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month, 10AM-Noon.  Based on the idea that we learn more when we question and question with others, Socrates Café meetings are community gatherings where we explore philosophical questions.  All are welcome!

Fridays at 9:30 AM

Open to all serious writers, the Dunedin Writers Group focuses on novels, short stories, articles, children's books, synopsis for agents, presentation letters, plays and scripts.

3rd Wednesday from 10-noon
The Children's Writers Group is an affiliate of the Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators and focuses on supporting members through critique of each writer's work, cooperative writing projects and promotng writing skills.  If you are interested in writing for children, please join.

Unlock the door to success by helping someone learn to read, speak and write English.  Volunteer with the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas.  Attend training for just 4 hours to be assigned a student.  For more info call 727-298-3080, x1724.  Want to learn more about LCUP?  Go to the website at

The Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas, with the support of the Dunedin Friends of the Library, hosts a Conversation Club each Wednesday evening from 5:45-7:30PM. Adult learners of English are welcome to attend and bring along their children.  Refreshments are served at 5:45, with class beginning at 6:00 PM.  The club meetings give learners the opportunity to practice speaking English with other ESL students under the direction of highly qualified teachers and their assistants.  Child care is provided for pre-school and school-age children, with homework help available from an adult volunteer and teen helpers in the adjacent story time room.  To learn more about other Conversation Clubs in North Pinellas County, visit for a schedule.


 film program

Join us for a movie every Tuesday at 2PM. 
Popcorn and lemonade are served on the first Tuesday of each month!
For more info on movies please call 727-298-3080, x1707

07/11    The Shack (132 min)
07/18    The Zookeeper's Wife (126 min)
07/25    Hidden Figures (126)

08/01    United Kingdom (110 min)
08/08    Never Go Back (118 min)
08/15    Elizabeth at 90 (90 min)
08/22    A Quiet Passion (125 min)
08/29    Gifted (100 min)

09/05  Bakery in Brooklyn (100 min)
09/12  Sense of an Ending (128 min)  Join us early at 1:30 for a Tai Chi Demo
09/19  Megan Leavey (117 min)
09/26  Queen of the Desert (128 min)
























































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