Library Fall 09 Coffee and Crafts: Adult Crafting Make a fun Pinterest-inspired craft each month. Coffee is encouraged. Materials are always provided, and space is limited. Registration is required. Patrons may sign up for one class time per day only. • Tue., Sept. 12, Wed., Oct. 11, Tue., Nov. 14, Wed., Dec. 13 • 12:30-1:30 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Meet a Local Author Meet local authors in the library’s lobby, and learn more about their books. • Wed., 1-3 p.m. • Sept. 13: Richard Lowe, “How to Sell on eBay” • Oct. 11: Terry Hitchcock, “A Father's Odyssey: 75 Marathons in 75 Days” • Nov. 8: Claire Ohlsson Geheb, “Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived” • Dec. 13: Michael L. Harris Clearwater Rocks!: Rock Painting Paint a rock to hide around your neighborhood, local park or anywhere in Clearwater. All ages are welcome. Feel free to bring your own rocks as well. • Thu., Sept. 14, 5-6 p.m. • Tue., Oct. 17, 5-6 p.m. • Mon., Nov. 20, 4-5:30 p.m. • Thu., Dec. 14, 4-5:30 p.m. Digital Recording Studios: The Basics Are you interested in producing music but don’t have access to a recording studio? Rather than spending thousands on studio rentals and equipment, you can go digital – an entire digital home recording studio on your computer. Learn the basics about software such as digital audio workstations, instruments and effects plug-ins you can use at home to produce complete music tracks. Worried about committing to software and equipment purchases? Visit the Main Library’s Multimedia Studio to practice your production skills. Registration is required. For ages 14 and up. • Fri., Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 17 • 1-2:30 p.m. Elementos Básicos de la Computadora: La clase cubre operaciones básicas de la computadora, incluyendo el concepto de “hardware” y “software”, archivo de información y el uso del “mouse” y el teclado. La clase requiere inscripción. • Sat., Sept. 9 • 12:30-2:30 p.m. SCORE: Small Business Workshops SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business. Register at pinellascounty.score.org. • Tue., 6-8 p.m. • Sept. 12: Ten Steps for Starting Your Business • Oct. 3, Nov. 14, Dec. 5: TBA CareerSource Pinellas CareerSource Pinellas will be in the library's lobby to assist you with your career. If you are unemployed, underemployed, considering a career change or seeking training, the CareerSource Pinellas staff will provide support with all aspects of your career development and enhancement. Date and time varies, please check the online calendar for more information, myclearwater.evanced.info/signup/ calendar. • Wed. • Noon-2 p.m. SHINE One-on-One Medicare Counseling Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders, or SHINE, is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased and confidential. Registration required. Register for a one-hour block at myclearwater.evanced.info/signup/ calendar. • Mon., Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18 • 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Library: Adult Canvases and Classics: Adult Group Painting Group painting classes are offered in the Studios@Main. Everyone will make the same painting, adding their own creative flare. Designs will change each class. Join us once a month with local painter Amanda LaForest, and let your artistic side shine. Adults and young adults only, please. Space is limited, and registration is required. • Wed., Sept. 27, Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. • Thu., Nov. 16, 5-7 p.m. • Mon., Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m. Audio Production Equipment for Beginners Home recording is a great and affordable way to turn your musical ideas into reality. This class for beginners introduces you to the equipment and resources required to set up your own studio, so you can make music that will last. Registration is required. For ages 14 and up. • Fri., Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 4 • 1-2:30 p.m. Introduction to 3-D Design with Tinkercad Learn how to design and create your own 3-D models using Tinkercad, the free online design software, which you can then have printed on the library's Makerspace 3-D printer. Registration is required. • Sat., Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 18 • 1-2 p.m. Curso Básico de Internet: La clase cubre elementos básico del Internet, un repaso general de los diferentes navegadores del Internet, funciones de "Google Chrome," uso de “omnibox” y como agregar favoritos. La clase requiere inscripción. • Sat., Sept. 23 • 12:30-2:30 p.m.
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