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  2015 Florida and Fauna Photography Contest
Florida Flora & Fauna Amateur Photography Contest:  September 1 – October 1
Turn in those winning snap shots for a cash prize!  Separate categories for youth (17 and under) and adults (18+). Open to all PPLC library cardholders; digital submissions only. All prizes provided through the generous support of the Friends of Safety Harbor Public Library.

For more information and complete contest rules, view the Contest Rules & Entry Form.

Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale:
Saturday, September 12, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Purchase from a selection of thousands of used books, CDs, DVDs, and more. All items in great condition, and most are only $1.00. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Safety Harbor Library.

Read Local

READ LOCAL: Safety Harbor Public Library's Local Authors Fair: 
Saturday, September 26, 11am - 2pm
Come meet with and learn about our local community authors. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Authors: Registrations are currently full. Please add your name to the waiting list via the 
online form and in the event another author cannot attend, you will be contacted.


BoiLeD BooKS: Thursday, September 10, 6:30 pm
Rachelle Eason will teach you how to create amazing art by boiling books, including stained paper, journals, and stationary. Don't worry - no books will be harmed in the process!

All About Cats: Thursday, September 17, 6:30 pm
Join composer, singer, storyteller, and lifelong cat aficionado, Denny Mitchell, for a fun hour of wonderful entertainment with original music. Learn about these beautiful, amazing creatures with sight and sound that will have you laughing with surprise.

Heart & Soul Cinema: Sunday, September 20, 1:30 pm
The Theory of Everything. 2014, Focus Features, Rated PG-13.
In the 1960s, famous physicist Stephen Hawking falls in love with literature student Jane Wilde. The story focuses on their relationship between each other, physics, and Hawking’s ALS.
View a list of upcoming Heart & Soul films.

Book Discussions

Books & Bagels Book Club: Tuesday, September 14, 10:30 amSeptember Book Clubs
Coffee, bagels, and great discussion. September’s title is 
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami. Limited copies are available at the library. 
View the list of upcoming titles

Words & Wine Book Club: Monday, September 21, 6:30 pm
Held at Whistle Stop Grill & Bar, 915 Main Street in Safety Harbor. September’s title is Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
 by John Berendt. Limited copies are available at the library and at the discussion.
View the list of upcoming titles


Safety Harbor Writers & Poets Library Group:  Thursday, August 27, 5:30 pm
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.

Creative Writers Group & Story Circle:  Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 pm 
Facilitators Jan Golden and Sheila McNaughton provide lessons, suggestions for topics, and gentle feedback.

Forgotten Math for Parents: Tuesday, September 29, 6:00-7:00 pm
An interactive seminar that will help you overcome your math fears – so homework time with your child isn’t quite so scary.  Registration required; call 727-724-1525 x 4118 to sign up.  

SCORE: Small Business Counseling: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Free and confidential small business advice. Sign up online for a one-hour appointment.

ESOL Conversation Club: Tuesdays, September 15 - November 3, 4:00-5:30 pm
Meet with others to causally practice your English conversation skills.  Different topics of discussion will be covered each week to help you learn how to communicate in everyday situations.

Outreach Programs

Please visit the Outreach Services page for more information on outreach programs.

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