THURSDAY, FEB. 13

Ales and Tales is a book club that meets at Stilt House Brewery, 625 U.S. 19 Alt., Palm Harbor, from 6-7 p.m. This month’s selection is “The Anybodies” by N.E. Bode, and copies are available at the library. Liz from the Palm Harbor Library staff will conduct the discussion. Call the brewery at 727-270-7373 or library at 727-784-3332 for more information.

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road): Book Time at Brooker, 10:30-11:15 a.m., for ages 3 to 5 years old. The event is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite. Call 727-453-6800 for more information.

Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): Preschool Story Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., for ages 3 to 5 years old; Library Board Meeting, 4-5 p.m. Call 727-943-4922.

Oldsmar Public Library (400 St. Petersburg Drive E.): Preschool Storytime, 3:30-4 p.m., for ages 3 to 5 years; Friends of the Library Membership Meeting, 6-8 p.m., will include the election of officers. Light refreshments will be served; English Language Learners’ Group, 6-7:30 p.m., informal conversation classes for adult English language learners. Call 813-749-1178.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Movie and Munching, 12:30-2 p.m., is showing “Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You!” Drinks and snacks are provided, but bring your own lunch; Free Tech Support, 4:30-6:30 p.m., bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone for help from the Teen Tech Team. Registration is required; College Planning Series – Falling in Love with a College, 6-7:30 p.m., is for high school students and their parents. Registration is required. Call 727-773-2665.

Palm Harbor Library (2330 Nebraska Ave.): Baby Bookworms, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - noon, for newborns to one year old; HOPpy Valentine’s Day with Mar, 1-1:30 p.m., is for newborns to 5 years old and their caregiver. Music with Mar is a respected brain-based program, in which caregivers and children participate together using music and movement to help develop basic skills; Youth Advisory Board, 5-6 p.m., is for 13 to 18 years old; Literacy Conversation Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., is for all English as a Second Language learners. Call 727-784-3332.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Preschool Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., for ages three to five years old; Stay and Play, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., for ages three to five years old; Weekly Tech Classes, 11 a.m. - noon; Amazing Afternoon Stories, 2-3 p.m., is for children 3 to 5 years old; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m. Poetry Workshop, 3-4:30 p.m., is for all ages. Call 727-298-3080 for more information.

FRIDAY, FEB. 14

Suncoast Genealogy Society will be offering a beginning genealogy course from 1:30 until 4 p.m. in the E.W. Martin Conference Room at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. This six-week course will meet every Friday until March 20, and the cost is $25. To register, or for more information, contact Shari Harmon by calling 727-539-1046 or send her an email to sharih1046@gmail.com. You may also register at the Adult Services Desk, or on the library’s event calendar on their website.

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road): Free Professional Development Workshop for Teachers, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., please bring your own lunch and reusable water bottle. This six-hour workshop will feature the award-winning environmental education curriculum, Project Learning Tree. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a K-8 Activity Guide featuring 96 environmental education activities, which is being sponsored by the City of Tarpon Springs. The cost is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite; Botany Walk, 9-11 a.m., is for adults. UF-IFAS Extension Specialist, James Stevenson, leads a guided walk exploring the plants at the preserve. Identify wildflowers, ferns, epiphytes, trees and more. The cost is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite. Call 727-453-6800 for more information.

Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): Writers Group, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., bring your manuscript to read and have critiqued; Toddler Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., for ages one to three years. Valentine’s Holiday Senior Special, 2-4 p.m., is for seniors; Craft Club for Kids, 4:30-5:30 p.m., is for children 6 to 12 years of age. Registration is required. Call 727-943-4922.

Oldsmar Public Library (400 St. Petersburg Drive E.): “My children don’t want It. What do I do?”, 1-3 p.m., is for adults and seniors. Auctioneer and antique appraiser, Mike Ivankovich, will give you 15 tips and strategies designed to help you deal with your stuff and hopefully make some money when selling it. Call 813-749-1178.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Medicare Informational – Educational Program, 11 a.m. - noon, is for adults and seniors. Learn how to apply for Medicare, how it works and what choices you have available to you; Blind Date with a Board Game, 5-8 p.m., is for those 16 years of age and older. Registration is required. Call 727-773-2665.

Palm Harbor Library (2330 Nebraska Ave.): Toddler Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - noon, for children 18 months up to three years of age; Virtual Reality Open Play, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., is for those 13 years of age and older. Sign up for a 30-minute virtual reality session. An appointment is required, either in-person at the library or by calling 727-784-3332, ext. 3017; Certified Vocational Evaluation of Florida, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., is for adults. Meet with Mr. DeLong; Friday Movie Matinee, 2-4 p.m., is for adults. Registration is requested, either in-person or by visiting the library’s website. Call 727-784-3332.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Dunedin Writers Group, 9:30 a.m. - noon, is open to all serious writers. Call 727-298-3080.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

Back Porch Bluegrass Series will be held 1-3 p.m. at the Palm Harbor Historical Museum, 2043 Curlew Road. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information contact the museum by calling 727-724-3054, send an email to palmharbormuseum@outlook.com or visit the website at www.palmharbormuseum.com.

Brooker Creek Preserve (3940 Keystone Road): Our Wildest Place - Guided Hike, 9-10:30 a.m., certified hike guides follow along the Education Center Trail. The three-quarters of a mile hike will require sturdy, closed-toe shoes, while water and a hat are recommended. Those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, and those younger than six years of age may find this hike challenging. The event is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite; Florida Frogs, from 10:30 a.m. until noon, join Avalon Theisen, founder of Conserve It Forward, Inc., as she explores the challenges frogs face, as well as some ways the public can help. This program is suitable for all ages. The event is free, but registration is required on Eventbrite. Call 727-453-6800 for more information.

Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): Wee Sing, 10:30-11:30 a.m., is for 1 year old and older; Cinema Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Watch newly released movies, visit http://tarponlibrary.org/movies for the titles being screened. Call 727-943-4922.

Oldsmar Public Library (400 St. Petersburg Drive E.): Fiber Arts Club, 10 a.m. - noon, is for teens and adults. The program is focused on quilting, cross stitch, knitting and crocheting; Public Speaking Workshops – Resolving Conflicts, 1-4 p.m.; Poetry Workshops, 1-2 p.m., is for all ages. Call 813-749-1178.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Free Tech Support, 10 a.m. - noon, bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone for help from the Teen Tech Team; Drop-In Tech Help, Noon-2 p.m., meet one-on-one with an IT Specialist. Call 727-773-2665.

Palm Harbor Library (2330 Nebraska Ave.): Literacy Read Along, 10-11:30 a.m., is a workshop for adults learning English as a second language; Florida Medicare 101, from 10:30 a.m. until noon, is for adults and seniors; Literacy Saturday English Class, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., is a workshop for adults learning English as a second language; Friends Concert Series, 2-3 p.m., featuring Florida Fanfare Brass. Call 727-784-3332.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Entrepreneur Week – Entrepreneurship Essentials, 3-4 p.m., is for adults. Call 727-298-3080.

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Stories of Florida – Con Sabor, 1-2p.m., is for all ages. Carrie S. Ayvar explores personal, historical and traditional Florida tales flowing seamlessly between English and Spanish. Call 727-298-3080.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): AARP Tax Aide, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., is for seniors and low-to-moderate income taxpayers. Trained volunteers from AARP will help do taxes at no cost every Monday and Tuesday until April 14. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis with a sign-in sheet; Science Discussion Group, 2:30-4:30 p.m., is for all ages. Call 727-943-4922.

Oldsmar Public Library (400 St. Petersburg Drive E.): Small Business Counseling by SCORE, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., sign up for free, one-hour, one-on-one sessions. Registration is required by calling 813-749-1181 or in-person at the library; Toddler Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., for ages 1 to 3 years; English Language Learners’ Group, 6-7:30 p.m., informal conversation classes for adult English language learners. Call 813-749-1178.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Stories and Songs with Sue, 10-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3 and under; Drop-In Tech Help, from noon until 2 p.m., Meet one-on-one with an IT Specialist; Butterfly Kisses: Gentle Yoga with Dawn LaCross Davis, 1:30-2:30 p.m., for ages 16 and up. The cost is $5; Free Tech Support, 3-5 p.m. Bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone for help from the Teen Tech Team; Author’s Showcase – Maggie Amati, a.k.a. Isabella Adams, 6:30-7:45 p.m., author of the Markos Mystery series set in Tarpon Springs. In-person talks with the author. Call 727-773-2665.

Palm Harbor Library (2330 Nebraska Ave.): Friends Baskets, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., is for adults. This group creates baskets for fundraisers; Kids Zumbini with Miss Jo, 1-1:45 p.m., is for newborns up to 5 years old and their caregivers; Medicare Consultants, 1 p.m., is for and seniors. SHINE representatives give Medicare advice in one-hour, 15-minute sessions. An appointment is required, either in-person at the library or by calling 727-784-3332, ext. 3006; We Love American Girls, 5-6:15 p.m., is for girls 7 to 12 years old. Registration is required, either in-person at the library or on the library’s website; Adult Sign Language: Beginners, 6-7 p.m.; Adult Sign Language: Intermediate, 7-7:45 p.m. Call 727-784-3332.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Foreign Language Café, 10-11 a.m., registration is required; Great Decisions: India and Pakistan, 10 a.m. - noon; Weekly Tech Classes, 11 a.m. - noon; Tuesday Movies at Two, 2-4 p.m.; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for elementary and middle school students; Chess Club, 5-7 p.m. Call 727-298-3080.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

Tarpon Springs Public Library (138 E. Lemon St.): Tarpon Springs Fiction Writers, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., for more information call David at 727-942-9540 or Gino at 727-808-0290. Members must be actively writing a novel or short story; Adult DIY Craft, 6:30-8:30 p.m., is for adults. The project will be a flameless tealight rose. All materials are provided; Mystery Book Club, 7-8:30 p.m., is for adults. This February book choice is “The Man with a Load of Mischief” by Martha Grimes. Call 727-943-4922.

Oldsmar Public Library (400 St. Petersburg Dr. E.): Drop in Tech Help, 3-5 p.m., do you have questions about your smart phone, tablet, or computers? Our teens have the answers; Homework Help, 3-5 p.m., for students in first through eighth grades. Call 813-749-1178.

East Lake Community Library (4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor): Tai Chi for Beginners, 10-11 a.m., ages 13 and up, be sure to wear loose clothing; Intermediate Tai Chi Classes, 11-11:45 a.m.; Computer Chat with Paul, 12:30-1:30 p.m. or 1:30-2:30 p.m., bring your problems, questions and laptops. Registration is required; Free Tech Support, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone for help from the Teen Tech Team; Drop-In Tech Help, 5-7 p.m. Call 727-773-2665.

Palm Harbor Library (2330 Nebraska Ave.): Mother Goose Rhyme Time, 10-10:25 a.m., for newborns to two years of age; Master Gardener’s Plant Clinic, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., is open to the public; Tai Chi: Intermediate, 1-2 p.m.; Tai Chi: Beginner, 2-3 p.m. Call 727-784-3332.

Dunedin Public Library (223 Douglas Ave.): Great Decisions, 10 a.m. - noon, is for adults. Today’s topic is Red Seas Security; Toddler Story Time, 10:30 a.m., ages 18-36 months; Stay and Play, 11:30-12:30 p.m., play time after story time; Crafternoon, 3:30-4:30 p.m., is for children 5 to 12 years old; Minecraft and More, 4-5 p.m., is for children 5 to 12 years old; Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m., is for all ages. Call 727-298-3080.

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