DIY Green Crafts Program: Wine Bottle Vases
Wed, Apr 5, 6PM
Make wine bottle vases, supplies provided. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or by calling 727-298-3080, x1707.
Open Mic Night
Tues, Apr 11, 6PM (sign up starts at 5:30PM)
Calling all musicians, poetry lovers, comedians & more (18 and up). Participants may perform/read up to 10 minutes, depending on the length of the wait list. Family friendly please.
Guardian ad Litem Information Session
Wed, Apr 12, 10AM
Learn how you can make a powerful difference in the life of a child by becoming a Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Advocate.
The Camino de Santiago
Wed, April 12, 6:30PM
Lynn and Roger will share the extraordinary experience that they had on the Camino Frances in Spain through a 60 minute DVD that Lynn made of their journey with photos and narration. They walked 500 miles in 51 days ... a challenge at any age, but Lynn and Roger were especially happy to have accomplished the journey at age 73. They will answer questions following the presentation.
Healthy Soil, Happy Garden
Sat, April 15, 10AM
Presented by the Dunedin Community Garden with special guest speaker, Pam Brown. Learn how to create heathy, productive soil organically and the best types of fertilizers for growing vegetables.
Fascinating Stories from our National Parks
Tues, April 18, 6:30PM
Freelance writer and performer, Penny Musco will share intriguing facts about our National Parks in this hour-long slide narrative. Her book, Life Lessons from the National Parks, will be available for sale following the program. You may remember Ms. Musco from her well received one-woman performance here last year called Steal Away.
Wed, Apr 19, 6PM
Grab your friends and join us at the Library for team trivia. Brave souls may participate solo. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or by calling 727-298-3080, x1707.
Ukulele Workshop: Advanced Beginner
Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 PM
Presented by the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society this is a fun and easy way to pick up the uke. Bring your own or borrow one at the program. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or call 727-298-3080, x1707. You may also sign up at www.meetup.com/tampabayukes.
Mon, Apr 24, 6PM
Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. All supplies provided, or bring your own. Music and refreshments too. No instruction. Just have fun and be creative.
Cowabunga! It's like, 80's Night at the Library.
Tues, April 25, 6:30PM
More info to come ... get stoked!
Sat, April 29, 8-10AM
In conjunction with the American Library Association Money Smart Week, the Library will be offering free shredding in the front parking lot. Sponsored by the Dunedin Public Library and Dunedin Friends of the Library.
Sat, Apr 29, 11AM
Share the benefits and experience of regular meditation together. Leader is Elizabeth Faubert.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Wed, May 3, 2PM
Claire Ohlsson Geheb will talk about the book that she has compiled, from letters, documents, journals and photos, of her remarkable German father-in-law's life as he and his family struggled to survive the difficult years from 1914 to 1947. A book-signing will follow the program.
The Leper Spy: the Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II with Ben Montgomery
Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 PM
Ben Montgomery will talk about his latest book about Josefina, the Filipina leper woman who was one of the top spies for the Allies during WWII. Montgomery is an author and journalist with the Tampa Bay Times. His first book was Grandma Gatewood's Walk. A book-signing will follow the program.
CONTEMPORARY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
4TH TUESDAYS AT 7pm (unless otherwise posted)
CLICK HERE for more details on the group and selected titles.
April 25 The Distant Marvels by Chantel Acebedo
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS
Free preliminary memory screenings are being offered on the 4th Monday of the month from 10AM-4PM at the Library. Report to the Adult Information Desk. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Amanda at the Alzheimer's Association at 727-578-2558.
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 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.
FREE MEDICARE COUNSELING
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 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 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!
THE DUNEDIN WRITERS GROUP
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.
THE CHILDREN'S WRITERS GROUP
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.
THE LITERACY COUNCIL OF UPPER PINELLAS
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 www.lcup.net
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 www.lcup.net for a schedule.