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Fall Adult Programs:

 

Happy New Year! 

JANUARY 

Foreign Language Cafe
The Dunedin Public Library is hosting an informal German language discussion group for people interested in discussing in a language other than their own, and/or for people wishing to stay current in their native German. Please join us for weekly meetings every Tuesday  from 10-11 AM from January 7th, 2020—March 10th, 2020. The group will be led by Yvonne McMorrough. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or call 727-298-3080, x1707 
Tue. 01/28 10 AM

Dunedin Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Members only book sale and reception:
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6 to 8 PM
Book Sale:
Friday, January 31, 2020 & Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:30 AM to 3 PM
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1 to 4 PM

 

FEBRUARY

Foreign Language Cafe
The Dunedin Public Library is hosting an informal German language discussion group for people interested in discussing in a language other than their own, and/or for people wishing to stay current in their native German. Please join us for weekly meetings every Tuesday  from 10-11 AM from January 7th, 2020—March 10th, 2020. The group will be led by Yvonne McMorrough. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or call 727-298-3080, x1707 
February Dates:
Tue. 02/04 10 AM
Tue. 02/11 10 AM
Tue. 02/18 10 AM
Tue. 02/25 10 AM

Great Decisions
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.
February meetings and topics:
Wed. 02/05 10 AM - Climate Change and the Global Order
Tue. 02/11 10 AM - India and Pakistan
Wed. 02/19 10 AM - Red Seas Security
Wed. 02/26 10 AM - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Antiques Road Show: What's It Worth Appraisal Program
This program will introduce to you the concept of “value” and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal Treasures are really worth today.
Each attendee is invited to bring in 1-2 items for Mike to appraise.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!
THOSE WHO WISH TO WATCH ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US AS WELL!
Wed. 02/05 5 PM

Sons of the American Revolution Patriotic Movie Series: "1776" 
Presented by the Clearwater Chapter of the Sons of The American Revolution, and Caledesi Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.
Sat. 02/08 2 PM

Tampa Bay Ukulele Society - Strum and Sing Workshop
If you have a ukulele please bring it.  If you don’t, TBUS will have a limited number available at the workshop or, you can check one out from the library (subject to availability). To pre-register go online to www.meetup.com/tampabayukes or you may sign up at the Dunedin Public Library Information Desk. 
Dunedin Public Library Information Desk phone number: 7270298-3080 ext:1707
Wed. 02/12 6:30 PM

Painting Party: Valentine’s Day Flamingos 
Paint along with Shawn, step-by-step, as she guides you through painting a fun flamingo painting on canvas using acrylics. Canvases are pre-sketched.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! 
WE THANK EVERYONE FOR THEIR ENTHUSIASM AND INTEREST IN THIS PROGRAM!

Fri. 02/14 2 PM

SHINE Medicare Seminars: Medicare Basics
Are you celebrating your 65th birthday this year? Have you recently turned age 65? Do you want to know more about your healthcare options under Medicare? Join us in this seminar to learn more.
Sat. 02/15 10 AM

Entrepreneur Week with Dr. Ian Duncan
Do you know the three essential ingredients for a successful entrepreneurial venture? If your business is missing even one leg of the tripod, your venture may be at a significant disadvantage from the start. Don't miss this FREE Launch and Learn presentation!
Sat. 02/15 3 PM

Florida Talks! Stories of Florida - Con Sabor! with Storyteller Carrie A. Ayvar!
Our stories have never been the same since Ponce De Leon first arrived on our shores in 1513. Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, thee personal, historical and traditional Florida tales connect the people and cultures of Florida, con un poquito de sabor Latino - with a little bit of Latino flavor!
Sun. 02/16 1 PM 

Trivia Night!
Trivia is back in 2020! Grab your friends and join us at the library for some devilishly difficult trivia! Call ahead and register for a free answer!
Wed. 02/19 6 PM

Beading Party with Marjorie!
Join beading instructor Marjorie in creating some fun beaded bracelets!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED!
Thu. 02/20 1 PM

Tampa Bay Ukulele Society - Beginner Workshop
If you have a ukulele please bring it.  If you don’t, TBUS will have a limited number available at the workshop or, you can check one out from the library (subject to availability). To pre-register go online to www.meetup.com/tampabayukes or you may sign up at the Dunedin Public Library Information Desk. 
Dunedin Public Library Information Desk phone number: 7270298-3080 ext:1707
Wed. 02/26 6:30 PM

Access to the Courts with Attorney Chris Waggener
Ever wonder what your low cost/free legal options are? Public defenders or private attorneys? I can't afford an attorney, what can I do? Should I represent myself?
These are the questions that Attorney Chris Waggener can answer for you! Come in and learn how to access the courts.
Sat. 02/29 1 PM 

 

MARCH

Three Happy Ukers!
Enjoy some spring tunes, Irish songs for St. Patty's day and sing-a-longs!
Sun. 03/01 3 PM

Foreign Language Café
The Dunedin Public Library is hosting an informal German language discussion group for people interested in discussing in a language other than their own, and/or for people wishing to stay current in their native German. Please join us for weekly meetings every Tuesday  from 10-11 AM from January 7th, 2020—March 10th, 2020. The group will be led by Yvonne McMorrough. Sign up at the Adult Information Desk or call 727-298-3080, x1707
March Dates:
Tue. 03/03 10 AM
Tue. 03/10 10 AM

Great Decisions
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.
February meetings and topics:
March meetings and topics:
Wed. 03/04 10 AM - U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
Wed. 03/11 10 AM - China's Road into Latin America
Wed. 03/18 10 AM - The Philippines and the U.S.
Wed. 03/25 10 AM - Artificial Intelligence and Data (our last Great Decisions Meeting for 2020)

Painting Party: Stained Glass Window Painting
Paint along with Shawn, step-by-step, as she guides you through painting this fun faux-stained glass window painting on canvas using acrylics –even if you have never painted before. Canvases are pre-sketched.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS BEGINS 02/05
REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS REQUIRED AS SPACE AND SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED!
Thu. 03/05 10 AM

Who Was George Washington's Greatest Enemy?
The worst traitor in American history.
It’s not Benedict Arnold! The enemy is one of the most famous men in American History, so famous, that when he took the other side in war, he was erased from history. Join award winning History Teacher of the Year in 2005 from Dunedin High School Alan N. Kay in learning who it was!
Thu. 03/05 4 PM

Tampa Bay Ukulele Society - Advanced Beginner Workshop
If you have a ukulele please bring it.  If you don’t, TBUS will have a limited number available at the workshop or, you can check one out from the library (subject to availability). To pre-register go online to www.meetup.com/tampabayukes or you may sign up at the Dunedin Public Library Information Desk. 
Dunedin Public Library Information Desk phone number: 7270298-3080 ext:1707
Wed. 03/11 6:30 PM

SHINE Medicare Seminars: Medicare Basics
Are you celebrating your 65th birthday this year? Have you recently turned age 65? Do you want to know more about your healthcare options under Medicare? Join us in this seminar to learn more.
Sat. 03/14 10 AM

Sons of the American Revolution Patriotic Movie Series: "The Crossing"
Presented by the Clearwater Chapter of the Sons of The American Revolution, and Caledesi Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.
Sat. 03/14 2 PM

Trivia Night!
Grab your friends and join us at the library for some devilishly difficult trivia! Call ahead and register for a free answer!
Wed. 03/18 6 PM

50 Historical Places and Buildings of Pinellas County
With Alex Casano
Learn about 50 historical sites and buildings in Pinellas County that had an impact on this history. Alex will also be mentioning when the sites were built and what their were in the past and now in the present.
Sun. 03/22 2 PM

Tampa Bay Ukulele Society - Strum and Sing-a-long Workshop
If you have a ukulele please bring it.  If you don’t, TBUS will have a limited number available at the workshop or, you can check one out from the library (subject to availability). To pre-register go online to www.meetup.com/tampabayukes or you may sign up at the Dunedin Public Library Information Desk. 
Dunedin Public Library Information Desk phone number: 7270298-3080 ext:1707
Wed. 03/25 6:30 PM

Just Us Duo: Musical World Cuisine
Join vocalists Edi Minelli and Rich Shafer in a performance of popular songs and trivia from different countries. 
Sat. 03/28 12 PM


Ongoing Programs:

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

On Tuesday, January 28th, at 7 PM, we will discuss Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi.

On Tuesday, February 25th at 7 PM, we will discuss Autumn by Ali Smith.

On Tuesday, March 24th at 7 PM, we will discuss Normal People by Sally Rooney.

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.

Chess Club:
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.

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 5:45-7:30 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.

Poetry Workshop
2nd Thursdays at 3 PM
Workshop Goals
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 Assistance:
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

Socrates Cafe:
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!



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

01/07/20 - Brian Banks (99 minutes)
01/14/20 - Edie (102 minutes)
There will be no movies on these dates:
01/21 & 01/28

February

02/04/2020 - NO FILM
02/11/2020 - Judy (118 Minutes)
02/18/2020 - Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (95 minutes)
02/25/2020 - NO FILM

 

 



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