October 28, 2014

Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered at the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library

Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 p.m.
Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S. Manhattan Ave. in Tampa
FREE

Rick Smith presents a visual storytelling: a 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.

For adults.

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

Saturday Afternoon At The Movies at the 78th Street Community Library

Saturday, November 15 at 3:00 p.m.
78th Street Community Library, 7625 Palm River Road. in Tampa
FREE

Explore the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Stay after the movie for a chance to win the DVD. Seats will be limited. Pick up a free ticket beginning one hour before the movie.

For all ages.

Funded by the Friends of the 78th Street Community Library. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, call 813-273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.

October 27, 2014

New Music Concert at the SouthShore Regional Library

Saturday, November 15 at 3:00 p.m.
SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin
FREE

The New Music Conflagration, Inc. presents an interactive concert experience featuring “Modern Masterworks” by composers such as John Cage, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Belá Bartók and John Adams. Music is not only performed but each work is introduced to the audience, which serves to create an intimate and warm experience.

For adults.

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.

A Theatrical Performance: A Dog It Was That Died at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

Saturday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m.
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. in Tampa
FREE

Improbable Athenaeum is proud to present a script-in-hand production of The Dog It Was That Died, by Tom Stoppard. This is a brilliant and wryly lunatic comedy of a suicidal spy, a double (or triple?) agent who has lost track of where his loyalty is supposed to truly lie.

For adults.

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

Celebrating The History Of SouthShore Kickoff at the Ruskin Branch Library

Wednesday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m.
26 Dickman Drive S.E. in Ruskin
FREE

The Ruskin Branch Library is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of joining the Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library System! Ruskin Library has been changing lives and transforming the community of Ruskin since the founding of the town in the early 20th Century. Enjoy an evening of festivities featuring stories and music from James Hawkins and a presentation by Dr. Tina Trent and Kathy Wiles on how Ruskin was a community built on books. Light refreshments will include a birthday cake.

For adults.

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

Puppet Show: You Are Special at these Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries:

• Wednesday, November 12 at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the New Tampa Regional Public Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. in Tampa

• Thursday, November 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Port Tampa Community Center, 4702 W. McCoy St. in Tampa

• Friday, November 14 at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Town ’N Country Regional Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Ste. 120 in Tampa

• Thursday, November 20 at 3:00 p.m. at the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Pkwy. In Temple Terrace

FREE

The Wemmicks are small wooden people created by Eli the woodcutter. One of them, Punchinello, has forgotten just how special he is and needs a little reminder. This heart warming tale is told with puppets, masks, music, and shadow puppetry. Presented by Creative Arts Theatre of the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department.

For children ages 5 and up.

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

Financial Independence And Security For Women at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

Monday, November 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. in Tampa
FREE

This John Hancock sponsored presentation is intended for women who are concerned about obtaining and maintaining their financial independence and security throughout every stage of their lives.

For adults.

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