September 30, 2014

The Library's 2nd Annual Homegrown In Hillsborough Festival at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

Saturday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m.
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. in Tampa

FREE This special event will include many "mini programs" featuring local talent fluent in Arts and Crafts (Artists, Artisans, and Architecture), Words and Music (Writers, Musicians, and Dance), and Gastronomy and offer lectures, panel discussions, and demonstrations in all areas of the library.

For all ages.

For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.

Owls at the Seffner-Mango Branch Library

Wednesday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m.
Seffner-Mango Branch Library, 410 N. Kingsway Road. in Seffner
FREE

Presented by Nancy Murrah of Wildlife Fundamentals. Children grades K-5 will follow owls through pictures and stories and watch them as they grow up. They will learn about the common owls that live in Florida.

For children grades K-5.

Funded by the Friends of the Seffner-Mango Branch Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.

Sound and Light Crystal Bowls Magical Experience at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

Monday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m.
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. in Tampa
FREE

Join crystal musician, Patricia Neilson, as she uses harmonizing sounds and music from crystal bowls with voice and color visualizations to help attendees attain a wholeness of being. Please bring mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing.

For adults.

Funded by the Friends of the Seminole Heights Branch Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.


Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered at these Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries

• Monday, October 13 at 4:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin
• Wednesday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. in Tampa
FREE

Rick Smith presents a visual storytelling, fun, fast-paced and entertaining show about his father, Patrick D. Smith, and his books, especially A Land Remembered. Few if any books have captured the spirit and colorful history of Florida’s past as Patrick Smith’s beloved novel, which shows the real Florida, not just the vacation destination it is usually considered.

For adults.

Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library and the Friends of the New Tampa Regional Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.

September 23, 2014

Are You Getting The Most Out Of Ancestry.com ? at the John F. Germany Public Library

Sunday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m.
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive in Tampa
FREE

Join Lee McQueary, from the Florida History and Genealogy Library, for an interactive instructional session titled, Mastering Ancestry.com’s Card Catalog. The Card Catalog feature is an essential tool for those doing advanced searching on Ancestry.com. Sessions will be held in The Hive, which is located on the third floor of the west building in the John F. Germany Library. See you there!

For all ages.

For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.


Monster Bash IV: The Vampire Asylum at the SouthShore Regional Library

Saturday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m.
SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin
FREE

Our biggest teen event of the year! Live bands, costume contest, and much more! Costumes are encouraged but not required.

For teens ages 13 and up.

Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.


Spooooky Library at the New Tampa Regional Library

Saturday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m.
New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. in Tampa
FREE

Enter the library if you dare! Play fun, spooky games. Make seasonal crafts. Wear your costume to join the contest. Presented by the New Tampa Teen Advisory Board.

For grades K to 3.

Funded by the Friends of the New Tampa Regional Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.