Career Online High School
Safety Harbor Public Library is offering qualified community members an opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program brought to you by the Florida State Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Career Online High School is designed to reengage adults into the education system and prepare for entry into post-secondary education or the workforce.
Safety Harbor and local residents who are unable to get to the library due to illness, disability, or injury maybe eligible for this program. Library Home Delivery patrons can call to request information or ask for specific materials to be delivered. All library materials will be checked-out to a PPLC library card, delivered to your door, and picked up for return by a library representative. Complete Home Delivery a or call to register for Home Delivery 727-724-1525 ext. 4107.
The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Hosts Brain Health Series
Thursday, March 26, 10:30am-11:30am: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's.Alzheimer's and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to look for in yourself and others. The program also covers typical age-related changes, how to approach someone about memory concerns, the importance of early detection, and the benefits of diagnosis. Connect with a local Alzheimer's Association representative and learn about the Association's free resources available to you.
Thursday, April 30, 10:30am-11:30am: Healthy Living for the Brain and Body.
Learn how lifestyle choices help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and how diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, social engagement can be incorporated into recommendations for a healthy aging plan using hands-on tools. Connect with a local Alzheimer's Association representative and find out about available resources.
AARP Safe Driver Courses
Attendee's will gain the skills and tools needed to stay safe on today's roads. Each course will be taught in 2 sessions. You must attend both days training to complete the 6 hour course and be awarded your certificate of completion.
May 6 & 7, 1:00-4:00pm
.Registration is required. Register for this course.
July 1 & 2, 12:00-3:00pm.Registration is required. Register for this course.
Harbor Memory Cafe
Thursdays, March 5 & 19, 10:30-11:30 am
Meet others experiencing memory loss and their caregivers in a supportive environment. Learn to play an instrument, play games, make crafts, paint water colors, meet new friends, and enjoy refreshments. This group meets first and third Thursdays, Monthly, at 10:30 am.
SHINE(Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)
SHINE Medicare Counseling by Phone
Trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential. SHINE counseling is available on Thursdays, by appointment. Appointment sign-up online.
TBUS Ukulele Jam Night:(TBUS jams and workshops are cancelled for public safety until further notice.)
Tampa Bay Ukulele Society Volunteers lead you in practice, play, and song. Grow your musical skills. Learn about TBUS events.Bring your own Ukulele or check-out a Ukulele starter kit at the library. This is a family friendly program.
Sign-in with TBUS online: www.meetup.com/tampabayukes
Practice songs online with Dunedin Ukes: dunedinukes.weebly.com
Online Book Clubs
Too busy for a book club or have trouble getting to the meetings? You can still enjoy sharing good books by posting your comments online and browsing books trending nationwide.
American Library Association's Book Club Central is an online resource for book clubs and readers featuring book reviews, author interviews, discussion questions and more.
Goodreads--Discover and read more books that you will really enjoy. Read the reviews, share your own, and connect with others in one of the world's largest community of book lovers online.
LitLovers--Find book reviews, discussion guides, popular books, book club recipes and more.
Oprah's Book Club--Catch the latest book reviews and author interviews as well as Oprah's complete book club list online.