Fall Adult Programs:
Legacy Writing Workshop
This program is presented by Empath Health. Do your adult children tell you they don't want your stuff, antiques, or possessions? Family stories and values recorded in our workbook are the perfect gift to share with them, consumes little space and are free. You just need some help getting started.
Wed. 10/30 2 PM
Paint a Hallowe'en Painting on Halloween!
Join artist Shawn Dell Joyce as she leads you step-by-step in making a fun, spooky painting-even if you've never held a brush before!
REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM BEGINS OCTOBER 1ST!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM AS SPACE AND SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED!
Thu. 10/31 2 PM
Musical World Cuisine with Just Us Duo!
EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
Mon. 11/04 1 PM
Dispelling Hospice Myths presented by Suncoast Hospice
November is National Hospice Month, a good time to learn more about the compassionate care that Suncoast Hospice provides to our community.
Wed. 11/6 2 PM
Truth, Lies, and Irish Eyes - Storytelling with Maureen Belote!
A hundred thousand welcomes to all who love to hear a wee tale or two delightfully told by storyteller Maureen Belote.
Wed. 11/6 7 PM
Chef Warren Caterson Cooking Demonstration: Thankful Thanksgivings
The no-fuss, no-muss way to enjoy the holiday. Learn dozens of tips to ensure that your Thanksgiving meal is a success. From roasting a turkey, preparing sides, and creating delicious leftovers.
SIGN-UP IS REQUIRED!
Thu. 11/7 3 PM
SHINE Medicare Seminar: Medicare Advantage Plans
These seminars are offered for those who have recently turned 65 and want to know more about their healthcare options under Medicare.
Sat. 11/9 10 AM
Enjoy an hour meditation session with teacher Elizabeth Faubert.
Sun. 11/10 1 PM
Grab your friends and join us at the library for some devilishly difficult trivia! Call ahead and register for a free trivia answer!
Wed. 11/13 6 PM
Tips and Tools for Helping Seniors Avoid Financial Exploitation
Presented by Regions Bank
Protect your hard-earned money. Learn how to reduce financial risk among seniors.
Thu. 11/14 1 PM
Come one, come all! Stories for ages 8 to 108! Members and friends of the Tampa Bay Storytellers' Guild will keep you entranced telling tales of wisdom and humor.
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED!
Sun. 11/24 2 PM
Dunedin Community Garden Association: Thanksgiving Cooking with Chef Michael Webb
Create Thanksgiving dinner, Florida style. Welcome home friends and family with dishes made from ingredients that thrive in your Florida yard and beyond. This includes the non-native four-legged kind.
Mon. 11/25 6 PM
Paper Management 101
Paper overwhelm is a real problem that is on the upswing. Paper comes in from the mail, from school, from charities, from work, and countless other sources! If left untouched, deadlines get missed, your credibility will suffer, children get disappointed, and your stress levels rise. How do you handle it all? The presentation will teach you how to create a sustainable process for handling the daily influx of paper and keeping yours sanity!
Wed. 12/04 6 PM
Sewing: Christmas Tree Ornaments
Learn how to sew a quick and easy decoration that is great for getting into the season or as a gift idea!
Thu. 12/05 9:30 AM
15 Ways Reading Improves Your Spirit, Mind, and Body
This program is presented by Dr. Cruz Fana-Saouchet, MD. Learn about how reading can improve you mental health!
Fri. 12/06 2 PM
Garlands and Gifts Concert by Florida Fanfare Brass
Florida Fanfare Brass will be returning to your Dunedin Public library! The 2019 Garlands and Gifts show will include favorites like "We Need a Little Christmas" and "Let it Snow." Each player gets to pick a GIFT to include in the program - it can be any of their favorites in the Florida Fanfare Brass library. Gifts this year will include the Neapolitan song, "Finiculi, Finicula" and The Fifth Dimension's 1969 hit, "Aquarius." Join in with Florida Fanfare Brass on a "Sleigh Ride" into the Holiday Season!
Sun. 10/08 2 PM
Holistic Comfort Care
At Suncoast Hospice, it is essential to care for a person's whole well-being and comfort. Our integrative medicine and palliative medicine and specialized practices that bring relief and serenity for our patience. This can include aromatherapy, pet therapy, music, Reiki, massage therapy and acupuncture. Attend our session and learn how we provide excellent holistic comfort care at Suncoast Hospice. Demonstrations will be held.
Wed. 12/11 6 PM
It's the last trivia night of 2019! Join us for some devilishly difficult trivia. Prizes will be given to the winners!
CALL THE INFORMATION DESK TO SIGN UP AND GET A FREE ANSWER!
Wed. 12/11 6 PM
Florida Suncoast Chorus Holiday Concert
Join us for a wide variety of well-known, toe-tapping songs from "America's song book." Included in the repertoire are folks songs, swing numbers, gospel tunes, jazz, rock, patriotic songs, holiday music, love songs, and much more! This special show features a selection of lively holiday numbers sure to bring smiles and good cheer!
Sun. 12/15 2 PM
Dunedin High School Madrigal Singers!
Join us for some holiday music sung by the Dunedin High School Madrigals!
Wed. 12/18 2 PM
Join meditation instructor Elizabeth Faubert in a one hour meditation class. Come in to relax and decompress.
Sun. 12/29 1 PM
Noon Years Eve Movie Party!
Join us on this day to celebrate the new year with a great movie! Snacks and refreshments will be available along with some picture taking. Movie casual is the dress code of the afternoon. Don't be shy though! Go the extra mile and dress to impress! Our theme for this year's Noon Years Eve Movie Party is good ol' Hollywood!
SIGN-UP IS REQUIRED.
THERE IS NO PAYMENT REQUIRED FOR SIGN-UP.
OFFICIAL START DATE FOR SIGN-UP AND MOVIE TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT IS:
Tue. 12/31 12 PM
Contemporary Book Discussion Group
4th Tuesdays at 7 PM (unless otherwise posted)
Due to the upcoming holidays, November's Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, November 19th at 7 PM and December's Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, December 17th at 7 PM.
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!