Announcements

Clearwater Public Library System's hours and services are temporarily limited.

Library hours and locations are here.

  • Patrons are expected to follow the CDC’s social distancing guidelines of staying six feet apart from others who are not in their party.
  • Patrons may use public internet computers for up to two hours per day.
  • Activities in children’s play areas are limited.
  • In-person programming may resume sometime in the fall, but capacities will be limited in order to observe social distancing. Virtual programming is offered via the library's website.
  • Materials donations (books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs in good condition) are accepted during open hours.
  • Curbside service is offered at the Beach, Main, and North Greenwood library locations during open hours.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lovers' Bistro

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Board Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs & Discussion Groups

Book discussion group meets over lunch to discuss past best sellers and popular titles. Call 562-4970 for more information and discussion titles.

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

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

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Lab (Ages 7-17)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Discovery Studio, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEM / STEAM
Program Description:
  Explore Science, investigate new Technologies, Engineer projects, create Art and infuse Math during our weekly Fall STEAM Labs. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Language Exchange Café

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 Description:
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 othe...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Times
Program Description:
Family Story Time is for parents, caregivers and children, although stories and other activities will be geared toward those children ages 6 and under.  We will have stories, songs, action rhymes, puppets, fingerplays and more!!  Every prog...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

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

Wednesday STEAM Workshops

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational
Program Description:
Children can choose a make-and-take craft or invent a new structure in the block play zone. High school students will offer assistance with each station. Registration is not required, but space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served bas...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Groups of 10 or more must call and register with a staff member at (727) 562-4970.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego WeDo Wednesdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Program Description:
  Enjoy this introduction into the world of robotics. Build a creature using LEGO bricks then learn to code it to move and make noises.  If families want to register more than one child and they are able to share a table, ple...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Preschool Pals Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Times
Program Description:
An active story time designed for toddlers. Each week we will explore a new theme with fun songs to dance to and sing, lots of movement, and stories. Ages 3+ Registration is not required, but space is limited and offered on a first-come-first...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Groups of 10 or more must call and register with a staff member at (727) 562-4970.

Children under seven (7) years old are welcome to attend with parent supervision throughout the program.

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

The HomeSchooler's Club: Poetry Zines

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating your own Zine. We will learn about and create some popular forms of poetry, create a group poem, and then, with your imagination and a ton of art supplies, create your own unique poetry zine.  "A zi...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM / STEAM
Program Description:
Calling all Teens!  Join us in the lab for myth buster science experiments, drones and artistic fun! . Registration is not required, but space is limited and offered on a first-come-first-served basis.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Wash, Rinse & Read @ Sr. Bubbles

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Literacy, Spanish/En Español, Story Times
Program Description:
Clearwater East Community Library @ SPC presents a bilingual story time for preschoolers and up at Señor Bubbles, a local laundromat in the East Gateway area.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

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.

Children under seven (7) years old are welcome to attend with parent supervision throughout the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Pokemon Grab Bags @ Main

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Service Desk
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Hobbies
Program Description:
Starting the second Sunday of each month, visit the Clearwater Main Library 2nd floor Youth Desk for your grab bag filled with activities, crafts, and more (just let us know you're a Pokemon Trainer to get access). These bags are made for Trainers 7-...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Let's Grow Baby Oh!

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Times
Program Description:
This is a gentle introduction to literacy through stories, songs and fingerplays for infants up to 24 months. Registration is not required, but space is limited and offered on a first-come-first-served basis ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling @ Main

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid and health i...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling @ Main

11:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid and health i...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling @ Main

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid and health i...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SHINE Counseling @ Main

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid and health i...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Citizenship Tutoring

5:00pm - 6:00pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Medium Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Literacy
Program Description:
Join us to get help studying for your U.S. Citizenship.                     ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESOL Tutoring

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
Program Description:
Partnership program with the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas for students to practice conversational English with literacy tutors. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Little Ones Music and Stories

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Times
Program Description:
Ages 2-3. An active story time designed for toddlers. Each week we will explore a new theme with fun songs to dance to and sing, lots of movement, and stories.  Attendence is limited.  First come-first serve until we hit maximum capacity. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

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.

Children under seven (7) years old are welcome to attend with parent supervision throughout the program.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Tuesday - Yoga

10:30am - 11:00am
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Join Susan Rose for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way. This class is designed for any toddler who is a strong walker. Caregivers are invited to participate as well! Registration is not requir...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

Groups of 10 or more must call and register with a staff member at (727) 562-4970.

Children under seven (7) years old are welcome to attend with parent supervision throughout the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Countryside Collective Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Countryside Library
Registration
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs & Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of the month as we discuss Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty.  Registration is required. Upcoming books: May- The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles ...

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 for Speakers of Other Languages

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

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Lab (Ages 7-17)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Discovery Studio, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEM / STEAM
Program Description:
  Explore Science, investigate new Technologies, Engineer projects, create Art and infuse Math during our weekly Fall STEAM Labs. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Under Florida law, information provided to municipalities are public records and may be subject to a public records request.