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Special Programs:                                                                

Team Trivia
Register your team to get a free answer! 727-298-3080 x1707
Wed, 2/21 6 PM
Wed, 3/21 6PM
Wed, 4/18 6 PM

German Language Café
Meets every Thursday from noon-1:30pm.                                                                       

Alzheimer's Series presented by the Alzheimer's Association

Effective Communication Strategies
Wed, 2/14 10AM
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaivor
Wed, Mar 14 10AM

DIY Jewelry
Bring your old, broken jewelry to the library and make it new again. Add a new clasp, charm, or create something completely new! Registration is required as space is limited. Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Wed, 2/7 6PM

Meditation 101
Share the benefits and experiences of regular meditation together. Presented by Elizabeth Faubert.
Mon, 2/12 6PM

SCORE Seminar: 360 Marketing for Small Business
Registration is required as space is limited. Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Tue, 2/20 6PM

Sewing: Activity Mats
Help us help the community! Together we will create activity mats for Alzheimer and Dementia patients. Registration is required as space is limited. Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Mon, 2/26 2PM

Early Visions of Florida: A Presentation by Dr. Thomas Hallock
Join us for a discussion on early Florida history and literature from 1513 to 1843. Dr. Hallock will discuss these topics through his work with students on the creation of earlyfloridalit.net. Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Mon, 2/26 6PM

Dunedin Community Garden Workshop: Creating a Food Eden with Leafy Greens
Workshop led by Jochen Essig
Tue, 2/27 6:30PM

Sewing: Draw String Bags
Registration is required as space is limited. Call the Adult Information Desk for more info: 727-298-3080, x1707
Wed, 3/14 2PM

Ongoing Programs:

Contemporary Book Discussion Group
4th Tuesdays at 7PM 
(unless otherwise posted)                    

CLICK HEREfor more details on the group and selected titles.

Tuesdays Are Murder: True Crime and Murder Mystery Book Club
2nd Tuesdays at 7PM
 (unless otherwise posted)
Monday, February 12th at 7PM -- The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Casual Scrabble Club:
Meets the first and third Mondays from 6-7:45PM in Meetitng 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 the 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.

The Children's Writers Group: 
1st and 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.

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.

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.

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 monthfrom 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.

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

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!

Our next meeting will be Saturday, January 6th at 10 AM.  There will be no meeting in February due to the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale taking place in the meeting rooms.  We will be back on March 3rd at 10 AM for an exciting discussion.

Ukulele Workshops:
The Tampa Bay Ukulele Society will resume their ukulele workshops in January 2018 on the following Wednesdays at 6:30PM. Sign up will begin in December at the Adult Information Desk or online at https://www.meetup.com/tampabayukes/events/calendar/#1
Feb 14   Advanced
Mar 14  Strum & Sing Jam
April 11 Beginners
May 9    Advanced
Jun 13    Strum & Sing Jam

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

January
01/02/18  Collateral Beauty (97 min)
01/09/18  Walking with the Enemy (124 min)
01/16/18  Victoria and Abdul (112 min)
There will be no more films until Feb 13 due to the BIG Friends' Book Sale.

February
02/13/18   Marshall (119 min)
02/20/18   Crooked House (115 min)
02/27/18   Breathe (119 min)

 


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