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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CMA Managers Meeting

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Board Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Staff Meeting/Training

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Downtown Clearwater Merchants Association

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Conference Room, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intoduction to 3D Printing

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Heritage Studio, 4th Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM / STEAM, Technology Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Introduction to 3D printing Learn about 3D print. What it is, how it's changing the world around you and how the library can print your 3d designs for free Age 16+ ...

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 "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 "Adults" group.

Culinary Spice Blending: Mustard

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beach Library
Registration
Library Branch: Beach Library
Room: Beach Banquet Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
This event is in-person at the Clearwater Beach Community Library. Techniques will be explored and materials provided to create your own seasoning blends. This month's theme: Mustard! Registration required.    To park at the...

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

Guitar Geeks and Gurus

4:00pm - 5:30pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Games & Hobbies, Live Music & Performances
Program Description:
Enjoy a different guitar topic each month. Various presenters, open jams and knowledge sharing.  ...

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.

Lego WeDo Wednesdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Youth Program Room, 2nd Floor
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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. Please register online.  For children ages 7-12. ...

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.

Mind Space STEM Gym

4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Greenwood Library
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Room: North Greenwood Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Program Description:
Each month we will engage in a different type of STEM activity to give our minds a workout. Activities like programming robot or marble mazes or engineering small structures will be featured. Space is limited and available on a first come, ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Creation Studio, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Your kids have plans, now what?  Well, come on down to the Creation Studio on the 1st floor and we will make some pretty fun DIY projects.  Each class will be a different project or activity. To participate, you must be a caregiver of one o...

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.

Need Legal Help?

All Day
North Greenwood Library
Registration
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Health & Human Services, Money & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:
Volunteer lawyers are standing by to help you with your legal issues for FREE. (Excludes criminal, personal injury, immigration or traffic violations.) PLEASE NOTE: Legal consultations will be conducted virtually through ZOOM or telephone only,...

Disclaimer(s)

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

By registering for this program, you acknowledge that you understand that this program may be recorded (both audio and/or video) and posted for public viewing on the library's online platforms.

The information contained in the multimedia content (“Video Content”) posted represents the views and opinions of the original creators of such Video Content and does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the City of Clearwater (“City”). The Video Content has been made available for informational and educational purposes only. The City does not make any representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness, or completeness of the Video Content. The City does not warrant the performance, effectiveness or applicability of any sites listed or linked to in any Video Content. The City hereby disclaims any and all liability to any party for any direct, indirect, implied, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of the Video Content, which is provided as is, and without warranties.

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 "All Ages" group.

Winter Holidays Piñata Decorating Party

2:00pm - 3:30pm
East Community Library @ SPC
Registration
Library Branch: East Community Library @ SPC
Room: East Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Please join us as we decorate piñatas for the Winter Holidays and prepare for our Posada Party on Saturday  December 11th, 2021!  ...

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Art Project of the Month: Door Decor

12:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Creation Studio, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Sessions are limited to 10 participants and Registration is Required! Join us once a month for a drop in craft session in our Creation Studio between 12pm - 4pm. Crafts will have a moderate or above difficulty level and may include the use of powe...

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.

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

Resume Fixer Upper

All Day
North Greenwood Library
Library Branch: North Greenwood Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship
Program Description:
Need to revamp your resume? Submit your old resume and a librarian will turn it into the perfect eye catcher that will increase your chances of getting the job. Please email christa.smith@myclearwater.com for more information.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Council Chambers, 1st Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: City Meeting/Event
Program Description:

Clearwater City Council Work Sessions, Council Meetings, and Advisory Board Meetings are open to the public and are held in the first floor of the Main Library, located at 100 N. Osceola Ave. Stream the meeting live and see the agenda.

Council Meetings will be broadcast live on the city's website (bit.ly/ClearwaterCityCouncilMeetings), the city's Facebook page (facebook.com/cityofclearwater) and on the city's YouTube channel (youtube.com/myclearwater) as well as on C-View TV Spectrum Channel 638, Frontier Channel 30 and WOW! Channel 15.

 

Community Redevelopment Agency and Pension Trustees meetings begin at 8 a.m. City Council Work Sessions begin at 9 a.m. ...

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.

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 @ Countryside

10:30am - 11:30am
Countryside Library
Registration
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Study Room 18
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 @ Countryside

11:30am - 12:30pm
Countryside Library
Registration
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Study Room 18
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 @ Countryside

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Countryside Library
Registration
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Study Room 18
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 @ Countryside

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Countryside Library
Registration
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Study Room 18
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.

Medicare Part D Drug Plans Presentation

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Program Description:
This program is conducted by specially trained volunteers of the SHINE program and will provide detailed information on the basics of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, including eligibility and enrollment, costs, and steps to compare/choose a plan. S...

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)

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

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.

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 - Music with Mar. w/ Miss Karen

10:30am - 11:00am
Countryside Library
Library Branch: Countryside Library
Room: Countryside Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Dance and sing in a family music class with Karen Gliddon! 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.

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.