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Its The Great Pumpkin Book Character Contest 2019

October 22, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Floor, 2nd Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Program Details:
Clearwater Main Library invites you to add a little magic to October.  Create your own book character from an everyday ordinary pumpkin and have your pumpkin character displayed to the public all October long in our Discovery Studio!  Then....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Innovation Studio Drop-In

October 22, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Heritage Studio, 4th Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, STEM / STEAM, Technology Training
Program Details:
Drop by the Innovation Studio to get answers from staff about the library's audio/video production software, tools, and equipment. This is your chance to get the extra advice on your project and learn how the Innovation Studio's resources can help yo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

After School Chess Club

October 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Discovery Studio, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Clubs, Games & Hobbies, STEM / STEAM
Program Details:

Grades K-12. Play chess with a worthy opponent or learn the game from experienced teen volunteers. Meet in the youth area on Tuesday afternoons 3:30-5:00 p.m.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

October 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Medium Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Literacy, Spanish/En Español
Program Details:
English Conversation Class for non-native English speakers to improve their English language skills.  Partnership program with the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

October 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Multimedia Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Program Details:

English for Speakers of Other Languages conversational classes are provided by the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas. No registration required. For more information call 727-298-3080 ext.1724 or visit http://lcup.net.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Homework Help

October 22, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Program Details:

Bright Futures scholars assist elementary-aged children with their homework and reading. Call to reserve a 30-minute session up to one week in advance. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis and may be limited to 20 minutes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Decoupage Daydream

October 22, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
North Greenwood Library
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Room: North Greenwood Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Details:
Have fun creating crafts with decoupage. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEAM Lab Spectacular: Haunted Gingerbread House for ages 7-17

October 22, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Details:
Have a delightfully ghoulish time constructing a mini-Haunted house made from gingerbread and candies.  For ages 7-17.  Register online. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, dairy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Language Exchange Cafe

October 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Literacy, Spanish/En Español
Program Details:

Practice a foreign language and experience real language and cultural exchange. One -on-one conversation is a great way to learn to speak a new language. You'll Spend half the time teaching someone to speak your language and the other half learning a new one. Join us at our upcoming language exchange meetings to practice your favorite foreign language and learn something new about another culture.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Colors and Tangles and Zen

October 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Registration
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Details:
Relax and refresh with adult coloring and zentangle.  Create something beautiful as you push pause on the world and embrace inner peace. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Scan It! Record It! Save Your Treasured Memories

All Day
North Greenwood Library
Registration
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Room: North Greenwood Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Details:
Save your treasured memories with our high-tech scanner. Then, record your family’s history in your own voice using our hand-held microphone. Registration required. Mon.-Fri. Register during library hours. Please go to Reserve a Room to register:&...

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 16+ This program is designed and intended for patrons ages 16 and above. Programs requiring registration may limit participation to those patrons who meet the age requirement. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

October 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Medium Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Literacy, Spanish/En Español
Program Details:

Literacy tutors and students practice conversational English for beginners.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Its The Great Pumpkin Book Character Contest 2019

October 23, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Floor, 2nd Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Program Details:
Clearwater Main Library invites you to add a little magic to October.  Create your own book character from an everyday ordinary pumpkin and have your pumpkin character displayed to the public all October long in our Discovery Studio!  Then....
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Books, Beats, & Bubbles!

October 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Literacy, Story Times
Program Details:
Join us for a high-energy, non-traditional "storytime" featuring fun children's music, movement, bubbles, and a story or two. Specifically designed for children ages 18 months to 4 years. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

"Preschool Power" Storytime

October 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Story Times
Program Details:
Preschool Power is a weekly story time for ages 3-5. It includes stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and a craft or activity to empower your child with early literacy skills. The last Wednesday of every month will include a special sensory pla...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sickle Cell: A Forgotten Disease

October 23, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
North Greenwood Library
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Room: North Greenwood Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Program Details:
Approximately 70,000 to 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease, the most common form of an inherited blood disorder. Anthony Hinson, Outreach Coordinator for the Sickle Cell Disease Association will inform you on everything you wan...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Círculo de Lectura

October 23, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs & Discussion Groups, Spanish/En Español
Program Details:

Spanish-language book discussion group. For more information and book titles, please call (727) 562-4970.

Spanish-language book discussion group. For more information and book titles, please call (727) 562-4970. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Municipal Code Enforcement Board

October 23, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Council Chambers, 1st Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: City Meeting/Event
Program Details:
View agendas and stream meetings here: https://www.myclearwater.com/government/council-meeting-streaming-videos. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Wednesday STEAM Workshops

October 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational
Program Details:

Your child will be utilizing creativity and problem-solving techniques as they choose from our three available options. High school students will offer homework help in math, science, and reading. Children will draw on their imagination in choosing a make-and-take scrap craft workshop, as well as inventing new structures in the block play zone. Watch for special Mad Science registration workshops.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Halloween Craft

October 23, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Youth Program Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Special Events, STEM / STEAM
Program Details:
Join our local artist Jill Jackson and create fabulous fun and freaky Halloween crafts! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Halloween Spooktacular

October 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Beach Library
Library Branch: Beach Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Details:
Get spooky at the library! We will have a costume contest, crafts, slime, games, and giveaways. Free for all ages.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEAM Dreams

October 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Greenwood Library
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Room: North Greenwood Community Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Program Details:
September 25 -  Keva Planks and Q-Ba-Maze October 23 - Slime Time!  Join us to challenge your mind with fun STEAM activities at library. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Some sessions will even i...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Charter Review Committee

October 23, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Board Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: City Meeting/Event
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Game On

October 23, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Teen Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Hobbies
Program Details:

Ages 13-18. Video games, board games, Dungeons & Dragons, and trading card games. Gaming consoles and board games provided. Bring your own trading card decks and handheld gaming devices.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Canvases and Classics: Adult Group Painting

October 23, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Creation Studio, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 18
Program Details:

Local artist Shawn Dell Joyce will help you create your own one-of-a-kind piece of art while relaxing and having fun! All skill levels welcome; all supplies provided. The program is free but space is limited so registration is required.

Spots for this painting class will be selected by random lottery draw. Please register for the waiting list and you will be notified if you have made it into the class by October 4th.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 16+ This program is designed and intended for patrons ages 16 and above. Programs requiring registration may limit participation to those patrons who meet the age requirement. 

Please arrive on time. Late arrivals may be restricted from participating and registered spots may be given to someone on the waiting list. Repeated late arrivals and a repeated failure to notify staff of cancellation in advance may result in a restriction from participating in future programs.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Eerie Florida: Chilling Tales from the Panhandle to the Keys

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Heritage Studio, 4th Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Local History & Genealogy, Other
Program Details:
Come for some history and leave with some fright. Listen as author Mark Muncy takes you across a very haunted Florida. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Registration
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Live Music & Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Program Details:
Interested in learning to play guitar?  Participants must supply their own instruments. Home practice is critical.  Course length: 1 hour This is a series.    Registration required.  ...