Denim, Dice, & Disco Casino Night
You are invited to an evening of casino games & prizes, music, hors d'ouevres, silent auction & 50/50 raffles at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa. $500 in playing chips are provided, and an additional buy in is $10. A cash bar will also be available. Cost is $50 in advance or $55 at the door. Tickets are available at the Library and online. Doors open at 6:30pm. All proceeds support the 20/20 Vision - Let’s Build a Story Capital Campaign.
Saturday, October 14, 7:00 - 10:00pm
Ten Meals in Ten Minutes
Thursday, September 21, 6:30pm
Chef Warren Caterson will share ten delicious entrees that you can prepare in 10 minutes using items you probably already have on hand.
READ LOCAL: Safety Harbor Local Author Book Fair
Saturday, September 23, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Meet, greet, and support our local community authors at our third annual local author fair. Books will be available for sale and signing. Authors, if you are interested in having a table please click here to sign up. Space is limited to twenty tables on a first-come, first-served basis.
Miep Gies - Remembering Anne Frank
Thursday, September 28, 6:30pm
Nan Colton will bring to life Miep Gies, the woman who sustained Anne Frank and her family in hiding during World War II.
Safe and Secure Online
Thursday, October 5, 5:30 – 7:30pm
Learn how to incorporate safe online habits while connecting with family and friends in the digital age. Presented by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education.
Daddy Daughter Hair Factory
Saturday, October 7, 1:00pm
In this workshop for fathers and daughters, you will learn the basics of hair maintenance and how to style your daughter’s hair into ponytails, braids, and buns! Space is limited to 15; registration is required. Call or visit the Answers Desk to sign up.
Downtown Safety Harbor Ghost Tour
Wednesday, October 11, 7:00pm
Two hour walking ghost tour of the unique and paranormal history of Downtown Safety Harbor. Bring a camera and walking shoes. Space is limited, registration required, $5 due upon registration. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Laugh Specialist - Comedy Hypnotist Denise Oatley Hall
Wednesday, October 18, 6:30pm
Get ready to laugh harder than you’ve laughed all year! Friends of the Library renewals and new memberships are entered to win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant. All welcome to attend. You don’t have to be a Friend, but we welcome new ones! Presented by the Friends of the Library.
Painting @ the Library
Thursday, October 26, 6:00pm
Become an artist and paint a pumpkin and gourd masterpiece with Shawn Dell Joyce. Registration required; $5 material cost. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Call or visit the Answers Desk to sign up.
Heart & Soul Cinema
Third Sunday of Every Month, 1:30pm. Next Film - October 15
A divorced West Texas dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate money making scheme in order to save their family's farm from foreclosure.
View upcoming Heart & Soul films
Classic Radio Drama Hour
Wednesday, September 20, 2:00pm
Hearken back to the good old days before television, when radio ruled the airwaves. Come and enjoy classic episodes of Sherlock Holmes, starring Basil Rathbone. Nostalgic snacks will be provided! Attendees this month can enter a free raffle to win a pair of tickets to a performance of Mike Hammer: An Encore for Murder, an all-new mystery at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Must be present to win.
ESOL Conversation Club
Every Wednesday, September 6 – November 1, 4:30 – 6:00pm
Practice your English conversation skills. Different topics will be covered each week to help you learn how to communicate in everyday situations.
Creative Writers Group & Story Circle
Third Wednesday of Every Month, 6:00pm
This writers group provides lessons, suggestions for topics, and gentle feedback.
Safety Harbor Writers & Poets Library Group
Second Thursday of Every Month, 5:30pm
Are you looking for a writers and poets critique group that encourages you and helps you to become your best? Then bring one poem, chapter, essay, short story or whatever you are working on and we will help you to make it shine. No writing experience required.
SCORE: Small Business Counseling
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, one hour appointments between 10:00am-3:00pm
Free and confidential small business advice. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. To schedule an appointment, call or stop by the Answers Desk inside the library.
Seniors & Outreach
For more information on the following programs, please call 727-724-1525 x4107.
SHINE Medicare Counseling
Thursdays, by appointment.
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) provides free, unbiased and confidential health insurance counseling through a network of volunteer counselors. They can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions. All ages welcome. Sign up online.
Saturday, October 21, 2:00pm
SHINE volunteers will present detailed information on the basics of Medicare and be available to answer questions and provide enrollment or benefit application assistance.
AARP Driver Safety Course
Thursday, October 19, 10:00am - 4:30pm &
Thursday, November 30, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Gain the skills and tools you need to drive safely on today's roads. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The fee is payable by check only (made out to AARP Safe Driver) and due at the start of the class onsite. All age drivers are welcome.
Register for the October class or register for the November class online or call 727-724-1525 x4107.
Monday, September 18, 6:30pm
Held at Whistle Stop Grill & Bar, 915 Main Street in Safety Harbor. Meets the third Monday of each month. This month's title is Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Limited copies are available at the library.
View upcoming Words & Wine titles (PDF)
Tuesday, September 19, 10:30am
Coffee, bagels, and great discussion. Meets the third Tuesday of each month. This month's title is TApe House by Sara Gruen. Limited copies are available at the library.
View upcoming Books & Bagels titles (PDF)
To schedule an appointment, call the library at 727-724-1525 x4112 or stop by the Answers Desk inside the library.
One-on-One Computer Training with Dan
Dan can help you learn Windows, Mac, Android, Apple, basic security, and more.
One hour appointments available between 6:00-8:00pm
on select Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (call for availability)
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with Rahul
One-hour appointments available Saturdays from 9:30am-12:30pm
Rahul can answer your basic questions about Windows, Microsoft Office, HTML, and Mac.
Mobile Device & Computer Tutoring with Elizabeth
Half-hour or one-hour appointments available Fridays from 3:30-6:00pm
Elizabeth can help you with your tablet, smartphone, eReader, or other mobile device questions, as well as basic computer tutoring.