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Tree Pruning & Care Workshop
Thursday, September 29, 6:00pm
Learn proper pruning techniques to insure healthy, thriving trees. A demonstration and tree walking tour around Safety Harbor will follow. Presented by City of Safety Harbor Arborist, Art Finn. Winner of the Name the No Name Oak Contest will be announced.
Speak Up for Yourself
Tuesday, October 4, 6:00pm
Discover ways to clear out clutter in your life and those who do not have your best interests in mind so you can start focusing on your own needs. Learn how to say ‘No’ without guilt or excuses. Presented by Jan Golden.
Everyone's a Critic
Thursday, October 6, 6:30pm
Join Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall to discuss movies and more! Steve's movie reviews usually appear in Thursday's Weekend section.
A Rare Titanic Family
Sunday, October 9, 2:00pm
Find out what the Titanic was really like from Julie Hedgepeth Williams, author of the award-winning book, A Rare Titanic Family. Julie will perform her one-woman show as though it’s still 1912 and sign copies of her book after the show.
Comedy Hypnotist Denise Oatley Hall
Thursday, October 20, 6:30pm
Wine and cheese mingle starts at 6:30pm, performance at 7:00pm.
Get ready to laugh harder than you’ve laughed all year! Friends of the Library renewals and new memberships are entered to win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant. All welcome to attend. You don’t have to be a Friend, but we welcome new ones! Presented by the Friends of the Library.
Daddy Daughter Hair Factory
Saturday, October 22, 1:00pm
In this workshop for fathers and daughters, you will learn the basics of hair maintenance and how to style your daughter’s hair into ponytails, braids, and buns! Space is limited to 15 and registration is required. Call or visit the Answers Desk to sign up.
ESOL Conversation Club
Wednesdays, September 7 through October 26, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Practice your English conversation skills with other learners. Different topics will be covered each week to help you learn how to communicate in everyday situations. No registration required, drop in at any time.
Heart & Soul Cinema
Third Sunday of Every Month, 1:30pm. Next Film - October 16.
Far From Heaven, 2002. PG-13. 108 minutes. Starring Julianne Moore & Dennis Quaid.
In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
View upcoming Heart & Soul films
Collective Coloring for Adults
Last Tuesday of Every Month, 6:30pm
Relieve stress, mingle with new friends, and discover your inner artist. A limited amount of colored pencils, markers, and coloring books will be provided, but feel free to bring along more supplies for yourself or to share. Meets the last Tuesday of every month. Adults only.
Creative Writers Group & Story Circle
Third Wednesday of Every Month, 6:00pm
Facilitators Jan Golden and Sheila McNaughton provide lessons, suggestions for topics, and gentle feedback.
Safety Harbor Writers & Poets Library Group
Second Thursday of Every Month, 5:30pm
Are you looking for a writers and poets critique group that encourages you and helps you to become your best? Then bring one poem, chapter, essay, short story or whatever you are working on and we will help you to make it shine. No writing experience required.
SCORE: Small Business Counseling
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, one hour appointments between 10:00am-3:00pm
Free and confidential small business advice. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. To schedule an appointment, call or stop by the Answers Desk inside the library.
For more information on programs for seniors visit the Outreach page or call 727-724-1525 x4107.
SHINE Medicare Counseling
Thursdays, by appointment.
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) provides free, unbiased and confidential health insurance counseling through a network of volunteer counselors. They can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions. All ages welcome. Sign up online.
Medicare Part D Workshop
Friday, October 7, 2:00pm
SHINE volunteers will present detailed information on the Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, including eligibility and enrollment, costs, and steps to compare and choose a plan. Representatives will be available to answer questions and provide enrollment or benefit application assistance.
AARP Driver Safety Course
Saturday, October 8, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Gain the skills and tools you need to drive safely on today's roads. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The fee is payable by check only (made out to AARP Safe Driver) and due at the start of the class onsite. All age drivers are welcome.
Register for the class online.
Monday, October 17, 6:30pm
Held at Whistle Stop Grill & Bar, 915 Main Street in Safety Harbor. October's title is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Limited copies of books are available at the library.
View upcoming Words & Wine titles (PDF)
Tuesday, October 18, 10:30am
Coffee, bagels, and great discussion. October's title is Krakatoa by Simon Winchester. Limited copies are available at the library.
View upcoming Books & Bagels titles (PDF)
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For all classes, registration is required; call 727-724-1525 x4112 or visit the Answers Desk to sign up.
Internet Safety 101
Saturday, October 22, 10:00 - 11:00am
Learn the basics of protecting your computer and personal information with an Information Security professional.
iPad 101: Getting Started
Saturday, November 5, 2:30-4:30pm
Got a new iPad and not quite sure where to start, or how to use it effectively? In this class you will learn the basics of the iPad including how all the buttons work as well as how to use apps, hand gestures, and other helpful tips to get started.
iPad 102: Beyond the Basics
Saturday, November 12, 2:30-4:30pm
Take your iPad skills to the next level. Learn how to take and manage photos, how to use iCloud, calendar, and more. Participation in the iPad 101 class or familiarity with the iPad is required for this class.
Windows 10 Basics
Part 1 - Monday, November 7, 1:00-3:00pm
Part 2 - Monday, November 14, 1:00-3:00pm
Have you recently upgraded to Windows 10? Maybe you are just starting to get tired of seeing the constant notifications about upgrading and are ready to just go for it? This class will teach you how to get familiar with the changes in Windows 10 as well as teach you all the basics of how to navigate around it.
Monday, November 21, 1:00-3:00pm
In this class you will learn about common internet terms and how to use a web browser to access websites and search the internet. You will also learn about how to use links, the forward and back buttons, bookmarks, and how to discover if websites are reputable.
Monday, November 28, 1:00-3:00pm
In this class you will learn the basics of how email works and how to create and organize emails. You will also learn how to attach a file to an email and how to download attachments.
To schedule an appointment, call the library at 727-724-1525 x4112 or stop by the Answers Desk inside the library.
One-on-One Computer Training with Dan
Dan can help you learn Windows, Mac, Android, Apple, basic security, and more.
One hour appointments available between 6:00-8:00pm
on select Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (call for availability)
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with Rahul
One-hour appointments available Saturdays from 9:30am-12:30pm
Rahul can answer your basic questions about Windows, Microsoft Office, HTML, and Mac.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with Logan
One-hour appointments available Sundays between 1:30-4:30pm
Logan can help you with Windows and Mac questions, Microsoft Office and your mobile devices.
Mobile Device Help with Michael
Half-hour or one-hour appointments available Fridays from 3:30-6:00pm
Michael can help you with your tablet, smartphone, eReader, or other mobile device questions.