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Special Events
Main Library - 3745 9th Ave. North

An Afternoon With Jeff Klinkenberg
Saturday, September 20 - 2:00pm
Jeff Klinkenberg's books reflect his passion about Florida wildlife. The latest of his works, Alligators in B-Flat, published by University Press of Florida, is a collection of favorite Times columns. Other anthologies, Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators, Seasons of Real Florida and Dispatches from the Land of Flowers, have been bestsellers.
Presented by The Friends of St. Petersburg Main Library.

Blood Drive
Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
The Bloodmobile will be at the library accepting donations.

SHINE Medicare Seminar: Medicare 101
Tuesday, September 30 - 11:00am.
Learn about Original Medicare, Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans and financial assistance programs.
Call 727-893-7928 to register.

Financial Wellness Series: Identity Theft
Thursday, October 9, 11:00am.
Presented by GTE Financial.

Contemporary Composers Chamber Concert
Sundays, October 12 and 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm.
Presented by New Music Conflagration, a nonprofit dedicated to making quality performances of contemporary chamber & solo music accessible to the public. Click here for program information.

Medicare Seminar: Medicare Advantage Plans
Tuesday, October 14, 11:00am.
Learn about plans, including HMOs and PPOs. Presented by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE volunteers.
Registration required, call 893-7928.

Medicare Seminar: Prescription Drug Plans
Tuesday, October 28, 11:00am
Overview of Medicare Part D. Presented by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE volunteers.
Registration required, call 893.7928.

Mirror Lake Community Library - 280 5th St. North

Financial Wellness Series: Stretching your Dollar
Saturday, October 18, 11:00am
Presented by GTE Financial.

North Community Library - 861 70th Ave. North

Author Tim Dorsey Visits the Library
Thursday, September 25 - 6:30pm
Author Tim Dorsey will be visiting the North Community Library for a book discussion and signing. Free to attend. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the North Community Library.

Financial Wellness Series: Money, Money, Money.
Saturday, October 4, 1:00pm
Presented by GTE Financial.

South Community Library - 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. South

South Community Fall Book Sale
Saturday, October 25, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Presented by the Friends of South Branch Library.

Financial Wellness Series: You can Own a Home!
Thursday, October 30, 6:30pm
Presented by GTE Financial.

West Community Library - 6700 8th Ave. North

Financial Wellness Series: Identity Theft
Thursday, October 9, 6:30pm
Presented by GTE Financial.

Halloween Celebration:
Tuesday, October 14, 6:30pm, ROOM LI140
Paint Halloween decorations with Melissa Stevens-Grey. Space is Limited! Registration is required. 727-341-7198.
Sponsored by the West Community Library “Friends of the Library.”

Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm, ROOM LI101
Deborah Frethem will speak about her latest book Haunted Ybor City, which was just released. As a storyteller, she enjoys using words, both written & spoken, to paint pictures of the past. She is a member of the Tampa Storytellers Guild, and has told stories both ghostly & otherwise, at various locations throughout the area.

Thursday, October 23, 6:00pm, ROOM LI101
Hear Dr Brandy Stark speak about The Dead Don’t Just Walk, They Danse! Zombies, Revenants & the Danse Macabre

Ongoing Events
Mirror Lake Community Library - 280 5th St. North

Needlecraft Club
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday - 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Please call 893-7268 for more information.

Main Library - 3745 9th Ave. North

Florida Writers Association
2nd Tuesday of each month - 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
Monthly meeting featuring topical speakers. Click here for speaker schedule.

St. Pete Speaks ESL @ your library
Accepting adult English language learners for no-cost tutoring. All skill levels welcome. Volunteers also needed to work one-to-one with an adult English as a Second Language student to improve conversational English. Application and registration is required.
For more information call 893-7929, email ESL.library@stpete.org or click here.

South Community Library - 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. South

Family Yarn Guild: (Ages 8 & up)
12:00pm -2:00pm - Every Second and Fourth Saturday
All attendees must bring their own yarn, needles & supplies. Crafters with all level of experience are encouraged to participate.
Please call 893-7244 for more information.

South Branch Knitting Guild: (Age 8 & up)
Thursdays - 11:00am
All attendees must bring their own yarn, needles & supplies. Crafters with all level of experience are encouraged to participate.
Please call 893-7244 for more information.

Reading Buddies
Our Reading Buddies program matches elementary age kids with adult Reading Buddies. Kids practice their reading skills by reading out loud to their Buddies.
To sign up your child for the program or volunteer to be a Buddy, please call 893-7244.

West Community Library - 6700 8th Ave. North

St. Petersburg Writer's Club - Library Multipurpose Room
1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm.
Anyone interested in writing is invited to attend. Call 341-7183 for more info.