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Special Events
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave. North

Medicare Help
Wednesdays, starting August 5.
If you are new to Medicare or have questions about your current Medicare programs, a SHINE counselor will be available at the library for one-on-one counseling. The SHINE counselor can help answer your questions, assist with enrollment in Medicare Savings Programs, help resolve Medicare coverage issues and appeals, and can help you determine which Medical and/or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan best fits your needs.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Call 893-7724 to schedule.

Blood Drive
Thursday, August 27 & Saturday, August 29 - 3:00pm
The bloodmobile will be at the Main Library.

Ghostbusters Halloween Event
Friday, October 30 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
The Real Tampa Bay Ghostbusters will be appearing in costume at 3 pm. Wear your own Ghostbusters gear to join in the fun! We will be showing the original Ghostbusters at 4 pm. (1984, PG, 107 min). FREE POPCORN!

Childs Park Community Library - 691 43rd St. S.

Planting Your Fall Garden
Saturday, September 12 - 10:30am
Begin your fall garden vegetable garden planting with these helpful tips and techniques shared by Bill Bilodeau of the Sustainable Urban Agriculture Coalition.

Double Your Bounty!
Saturday, September 26 - 10:30am
How to Take Care of Your Plants Master Gardener Rocio "Rosy" Bailey shares her expertise for making your garden blossom and produce a healthy crop of fall vegetables.

Harvest Handling Techniques
Saturday, October 17 - 10:30am
Learn the best methods for reaping your fall garden crop from Master Gardener Rocio "Rosy" Bailey.

Home Grown Meals: Healthy Cooking from Your Garden
Saturday, November 7, 10:30am
Cooking demonstrations on how to prepare delicious dishes using your garden produce. Presented by the Pinellas County UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program.

James Weldon Johnson Community Library - 1059 18th Avenue South

"Yes We Can" Success Workshop
Saturday, August 29th - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
“This Workshop aims to equip families with strategies & resources to support educational success.” - Dederick Woodard, Moderator

Mirror Lake Community Library - 280 5th St. North

No special events planned at this time.

North Community Library - 861 70th Ave. North

No special events planned at this time.

South Community Library - 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. South

Florida Friendly Landscaping
Saturday, September 12 - 12:30pm
Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy, and money while protecting our future.

West Community Library - 6700 8th Ave. North, RMLI101

Thursday, September 10 - 7:00pm RM LI101
The public is invited to bring their own poems, stories or spoken words to share. Props, musical instruments and costumes are encouraged.

Tuesday, September 22 - 7:00pm RM LI101
All you need to know about the missing facts of Social Security

Thursday, September 24 - 7:00pm RM LI101
Learn to make simple oils for your daily use. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Community Library @ SPC Gibbs

Ongoing Events
Mirror Lake Community Library - 280 5th St. North

Needlecraft Club
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday - 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Needle crafts include knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery and quilting. All skill levels are welcome.
Please call 893-7268 for more information.

Main Library - 3745 9th Ave. North

Florida Writers Association
2nd Thursday of each month - 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
Monthly meeting featuring topical speakers. Click here for speaker schedule.

St. Pete Speaks ESL @ your library
Accepting adult English language learners for no-cost tutoring. All skill levels welcome. Volunteers also needed to work one-to-one with an adult English as a Second Language student to improve conversational English. Application and registration is required.
For more information call 893-7929, email ESL.library@stpete.org or click here.

South Community Library - 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. South

South Community Yarn Guild (Ages 8+)
11:00am - Every Thursday & Second and Fourth Saturday of the month.
We teach and learn from one another. Join us to work on special projects through the year. All attendees must bring their own yarn, needles & supplies. Crafters with all level of experience are encouraged to participate.
Call 727-893-7244 for more information.

Reading Buddies
Our Reading Buddies program matches elementary age kids with adult Reading Buddies. Kids practice their reading skills by reading out loud to their Buddies.
To sign up your child for the program or volunteer to be a Buddy, please call 893-7244.

West Community Library - 6700 8th Ave. North

St. Petersburg Writer's Club - Library Multipurpose Room
1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm.
Anyone interested in writing is invited to attend. Call Mrs. Martha Dupes, 727-736-3355 for more info.