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SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Coloring
Monday, May 22, 6-7:45PM
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.

Meditation 101 with Elizabeth Faubert
Fri, May 26 11-Noon

****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)

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 with household tools (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.

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM LINE UP .... 

 Florida Suncoast Men's Chorus Concert with special guest performance by the Berea Youth Chorus
Sunday, June 4, 3PM
Sign up for Adult Summer Reading begins at the concert!

Two Stories from WWII:  To build on our future, we must know where we came from
Wed, June 7, 6:30PM
Elin Toona Gottschalk escaped Estonia with her mother and grandmother in 1944, landing in northern England where Elin grew up.  She shares her story in her book, Into Exile; A Life Story of War and Peace.  Cynthia Sandor tells her mother's story taken from handwritten journals, declassified records and interviews from the last four remaining survivors from Landjahr Lager (Country Service Camp) Program in a book called Through Inocent Eyes:  The Chosen Girls of the Hitler Youth ... a lesson in history through their stories & slides.

Guardian ad Litem volunteer opportunities: Make a difference in the life of a child
Wed, June 14, 10AM
Learn more about this rewarding volunteer role by attending this one-hour informational meeting.

Dunedin Community Garden: Cooking plants that nourish
Sat, Jun 17, 10AM

Open Mic Night (sign up from 5:30-6PM at the door)
Tues, June 13, 6PM
Poetry, music, comedy ... family friendly.

Laughter for your health with Elizabeth Faubert
Sat, June 17, 11AM

Family Board Game Nights (bring your own games or play ours)
Mon, June 19, 6PM

Team Trivia - come with a team or fly solo.  Call to sign up (727-298-3080, x1707) and get one freebie answer.
Wed, June 21, 6PM

Ukulele Workshop (advance beginner)
Wed, June 21, 6PM
Presented by the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society (sign up at the Adult Information Desk or online at www.meetup.com/tampabayukes). Bring your own uke or borrow one at the workshop.  Learning a new instrument builds brain power and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Medicare Advantage Plans (unbiased SHINE presentation).  Build up your knowledge of Medicare benefits.
Sat, June 24, 10AM

Meditation 101 with Elizabeth Faubert
Fri, June 16, 11AM

Recycled Jewelry Craft! (Sign up required)
Wed, July 5, 6:30PM
Get creative with old costume jewelry.  Bring your own or use ours.

Declutter Your World!
Sat, July 8, 10AM

We will discuss the book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up:  The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo.  There will be a limited number of copies at the Adult Information Desk.  AND, professional organizer, Dani Brahm will be here to offer tips and actual visuals on how to apply the advice in the book.

Open Mic Night (sign up from 5:30 - 6PM at the door)
Tues, July 11, 6PM
Poetry, music, comedy ... family friendly.

Build Your Future.  The Pinellas County Extension will present the following two programs on Weds at 6PM.
Budgets 101:  Wed, July 12
Investing 101:  Wed, July 26
Sign up is encouraged. 727-298-3080, x1707

Dunedin Community Garden:  Soil Blocking 101
Sat, July 15, 10AM

Family Board Game Night (bring your own games or play ours).
Mon, July 17, 6PM

Selling on Etsy with Tara Jacobsen
Tues, July 18, 6:30PM

Team Trivia - come with a team or fly solo.  Call to sign up (727-298-3080, x1707) and get one freebie answer.
Wed, July 19, 6PM

Book Discussion:  Hidden Figures: the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space by Margot Lee Shetterly. 
Sat, July 22, 10AM
There will be a limited number of titles available at the Adult Information Desk.

Meditation 101 with Elizabeth Faubert
Fri, July 14 11AM

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.  Program attendance only is free.

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

CONTEMPORARY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
4TH TUESDAYS AT 7pm
(unless otherwise posted)
October-May
Tues, May 23:    Stoner by John Williams
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.

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 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 ASSISTANCE
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.

SOCRATES CAFE
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

CONVERSATION CLUB
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.

 

 film program

TUESDAYS AT TWO MOVIES
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
 
MAY
05/02    Loving (123 min)
05/09    Wild Oats (86 min)
05/16    Deepwater Horizon (97 min)
05/23    A Monster Calls (109 min)
05/30    The Founder (115 min)

JUNE
06/06    Lion (120 min )
06/13    A Man Called Ove (116 min)
06/20    Rules Don't Apply (127 min)
06/27    La La Land (128 min)

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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