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Main Library
3745 9th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713



Monday, Wednesday,
& Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

Noon - 6:00 p.m.

March 31 - May 23

For our April/May Storytime Schedule, click here.
For our April School-Aged Program Schedule, click here.

Glory Be
Sunshine State Author Augusta Scattergood
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
Saturday, April 26 - 2 pm

Friends of Main Library present an afternoon with Augusta Scattergood. She will be discussing her Sunshine State Award nominated book for 3rd - 5th graders, Glory Be. At the end of this free event, copies will be available for purchase and signing.
For more information, please call 727-892-5296.

Contemporary Composers Chamber Concert
Sunday, May 25
2:30 pm
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N

New Music Conflagration, a nonprofit dedicated to making quality performances of contemporary chamber and solo music accessible to the public, will present a series of free concerts.

Modern Classics Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
3rd Thursday - 6:30 pm

Modern Classics Book Club

March - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
April - Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
May - Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Please call 727-893-7928 for more information.

Speculative Fiction Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
1st Tuesday - 6:30 pm

Speculative Fiction Book Club

Speculative fiction is a broad literary genre encompassing any fiction with supernatural, fantastical, or futuristic elements.

May - Off Armageddon Reef by David Weber

Please call 727-893-7724 for more information.

The Real Deal Nonfiction Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
Last Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

March: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
April: Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey by Rachel Simon

St. Pete Speaks ESL Tutor Training and Orientation
at your library Volunteers needed to work one-on-one with adult English as a Second Language students who want to improve their English language conversational skills. Application and registration required.
For more information, please call 727-893-7929, email, or online at

Roll Over and Read

Johnson Branch 1st Tuesday of the month @ 3:30 893-7113
Mirror Lake Library 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 3:30 893-7268
Main Library 1st Monday of the month @ 3:30 892-5296
North Branch 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 3:30 893-7214
South Branch 1st Friday of the month @ 3:30 893-7244

Practice reading with one of our our reading therapy dogs! Children can practice their reading with a patient, attentive friend in a relaxed atmosphere. Our four-legged reading tutors will help children gain confidence in their reading.
Call for more information and to sign up for a 15 minute session.

Ongoing Programs

Florida Writers Association St. Petersburg Writers Group monthly meeting
5:30 p.m.

2nd Thursday of every month
Everyone welcome!
Main Library Auditorium - 3745 9th Ave N

Knights of the Square Table
Chess Club for all ages
Main Library Auditorium - 3745 9th Ave. N
Call Paul at 892-5296
Chess Club Join the fun- challenge others - All are welcome
2nd Monday of the month - 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Regularly Scheduled Library Programs

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Book Discussion Groups

Modern Classics Book Club
3rd Thursday @ 6:30 p.m.

After School Program
Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club (all ages)
2nd Monday @ 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Roll Over and Read
1st Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Super Saturdays (all ages)
11 a.m.

Mother Goose
Fridays at 10:15 & 11:00 a.m.
Humpty Dumpty
(Infants - Crawlers)
Thursdays @ 10:15 & 11:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime

 Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
After School Storytime
Tuesdays @ 4:00 p.m.
Family Storytime & Craft
Thursdays @ 6:30 p.m.

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