Fall Adult Programs:
DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) PRECAUTIONS THERE WILL BE NO PROGRAMS OR EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY THROUGH THE MONTHS OF MARCH AND APRIL.
PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES.
Contemporary Book Discussion Group
4th Tuesdays at 7 PM (unless otherwise posted)
Book Club for Tuesday, March 24th has been cancelled.
Book Club for Tuesday, April 28th has been cancelled.
On Tuesday, May 26th at 7 PM, we will discuss The Salt Path by Raynor Winn.
On Tuesday, June 23rd at 7 PM, we will discuss Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell.
CLICK HERE for more details on the group and selected titles.
Casual Scrabble Club:
Meets the first and third Mondays from 6-7:45 PM in Meeting Room B unless otherwise posted. Bring your own board. Adults and teens/high school and up are welcome! Check the Library calendar or call 727-298-3080, x1707 for date changes.
Mondays, 2-5 PM & Tuesdays, 5-7 PM in the Reading Room. Ages 10 and up are welcome.
The Children's Writers Group:
1st Wednesday of the month 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 promoting writing skills. If you are interested in writing for children, please join.
The Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas, with the support of the Dunedin Friends of the Library, hosts a Conversation Club each Wednesday evening from 5:45-7:30 PM. 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.
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.
2nd Thursdays at 3 PM
1.To foster the writing and reading of poetry
2.To read and critique our poetry in a supportive atmosphere
3.To appreciate and promote the value of poetry in our community
4.To refine our capabilities and become better poets
5.To perform our poetry in public and publish (not obligatory)
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 10 AM-2 PM or on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM, 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 1-3 PM. 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.
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 free training for just 6 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. www.volunteermatch.org
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month, 10 AM-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!