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Main Library
3745 9th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713



Monday, Wednesday,
& Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

Noon - 6:00 p.m.

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Contemporary Composers Chamber Concert
June 22, July 13, July 27
2:30 pm
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N

New Music Conflagration, a nonprofit dedicated to making quality performances of contemporary chamber and solo music accessible to the public, will present a series of free concerts.

Modern Classics Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
3rd Thursday - 6:30 pm

Modern Classics Book Club
June 19: Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis July 17: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Aug. 21: Solaris by Stanislaw Lem


Please call 727-893-7928 for more information.

Speculative Fiction Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
1st Tuesday - 6:30 pm

Speculative Fiction Book Club

The theme for summer is...
Science doesn't kill people,
Evil aliens kill people!

Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter's Time Odyssey
June: Time's Eye
July: Sunstorm
August: Firstborn

Speculative fiction is a broad literary genre encompassing any fiction with supernatural, fantastical, or futuristic elements.

Please call 727-893-7724 for more information.


The Real Deal Nonfiction Book Club
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave N
Last Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

March: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
April: Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey by Rachel Simon

St. Pete Speaks ESL Tutor Training and Orientation
at your library Volunteers needed to work one-on-one with adult English as a Second Language students who want to improve their English language conversational skills. Application and registration required.
For more information, please call 727-893-7929, email, or online at

Roll Over and Read

Main Library Monday, July 7 @ 3:30 pm
Monday, August 4 @ 3:30 pm
Johnson Community Tuesday, July 1 @ 4:15 pm
Tuesday, August 5 @ 4:15 pm
South Community Friday, August 1 @ 3:30 pm 893-7244

Practice reading with one of our our reading therapy dogs! Children can practice their reading with a patient, attentive friend in a relaxed atmosphere. Our four-legged reading tutors will help children gain confidence in their reading.
Call for more information and to sign up for a 15 minute session.

Ongoing Programs

Florida Writers Association St. Petersburg Writers Group monthly meeting
5:30 p.m.

2nd Thursday of every month
Everyone welcome!
Main Library Auditorium - 3745 9th Ave N

Knights of the Square Table
Chess Club for all ages
Main Library Auditorium - 3745 9th Ave. N
Call Paul at 892-5296
Chess Club Join the fun- challenge others - All are welcome
2nd Monday of the month - 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Regularly Scheduled Library Programs

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Book Discussion Groups

Modern Classics Book Club
3rd Thursday @ 6:30 p.m.

The Real Deal
NonFiction Book Club

Last Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Speculative Fiction Book Club
1st Tuesday at 6:30 p.m..

Chess Club (all ages)
2nd Monday @ 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.


Toddler Tunes
Fridays at 10:15 & 11:00 a.m.

Humpty Dumpty
(Infants - Crawlers)
Thursdays @ 10:15 & 11:00 a.m.

Preschool Jams

 Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.

Summer School Age Program
Thursdays @ 2:30 p.m.

Family Storytime & Craft
Thursdays @ 6:30 p.m.

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