Winter l Spring 11
Tampa Bay Ukulele Society
Learn about the different sizes, how
to hold, tune, strum and play a few
chords. The Tampa Bay Ukulele
Society will also teach at least two songs
and share information about local
teachers, online resources and much
more. If you have a ukulele, please
bring it. If you don’t, a limited number
will be available to use, or you can
check one out from the library (subject
to availability). To register, visit meetup.
• Tue., 6:30-8 p.m.
• Jan. 2 - beginner workshop
• Feb. 6 - advanced workshop
• Apr. 10 - beginner workshop
SHINE One-on-One Medicare
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance
Needs of Elders) is a free program
offered by the Florida Department
of Elder Affairs and your local Area
Agency on Aging. Specially trained
volunteers can assist you with your
Medicare, Medicaid and health
insurance questions by providing oneon
one counseling and information.
SHINE services are free, unbiased and
confidential. Register at myclearwater.
• Mon., Jan. 8, 22, Feb. 12, 26,
Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 23
• 10:30 a.m-2:30 p.m.
Sunsets on the Roof
The Clearwater Main Library will
open its rooftop terrace every Tuesday
30 minutes before sunset, weather
permitting, for those who wish to get a
better view of Clearwater's spectacular
sunsets and its beautiful harbor. Sunset
watchers should arrive at the library
a few minutes early and gather at the
foot of the grand staircase on the first
floor before proceeding to the roof.
• Tue. through Mar. 6
• 5-6:30 p.m.
Maker Space Days
Come to the Studios@Main and use
the library's equipment to explore,
learn and create. Try resources such
as 3-D printers, micro-controllers,
Photoshop and design software.
• Tue., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Thu., 1-5 p.m.
Book Lovers’ Bistro
Book discussion group meets to discuss
past best sellers and popular titles. Call
for discussion titles.
• Tue., Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3
• Noon-1:30 p.m.
The Perfect Planner: Organize and
Decorate Your Personal Planner
Organize your personal planner. Learn
basics on how to better organize your
schedule and life. Use the library’s
materials to decorate and spruce up
your personal planner, including
stickers, washi tape, paper punches,
sharpies and other supplies. Register to
reserve your spot, but walk-ins are also
welcome. For ages 15 and older.
• Tue., Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 6
• 4-5 p.m.
SCORE Small Business Workshops
SCORE mentors and representatives
from the local business community
will conduct a variety of educational
workshops that provide valuable
information and techniques necessary
for establishing and managing a
successful business. Register at
• Tue., Jan 9, TBA
• Tue., Feb. 13, Managing Your
Business by the Numbers
• Tue., Mar. 13, Instagram and Your
• Tue., Apr. 3, TBA
• 6-8 p.m.
Meet a Local Author
Meet local authors in the library’s
lobby, and learn more about their
• Wed., 1-3 p.m.
• Jan. 10: Robin Firestone
• Feb. 14: Karleen Tauszik
• Mar. 14: Ursula Masdal
• Apr. 11: Russell Mills
Coffee and Crafts: Adult Crafting
Spend some time creating a Pinterest
-inspired craft. Registration is required.
• Wed., Jan. 10
• Thu., Feb. 8
• Tue., Mar. 20
• 12:30-1:30 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Elementos Básicos de la
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 registrarse.
• Sáb., el 13 de Enero
• 12:15-2:15 p.m.
Want to improve your photography?
Learn from a professional. Registration
is required for each workshop. For ages
14 and older.
• Tue., 6-8 p.m.
• Jan. 16: Action Shots
• Feb. 6: Nature Photography
• Mar. 13: Better Portraits
ETSY Craft Entrepreneurship
For new craft entrepreneurs, the
prospect of opening an online business
is exciting, challenging and scary all
at the same time. Throughout this
five-part series, learn how to market
your crafts on Etsy. Also learn about
pricing, marketing, social media and
photography, presented by experienced
Etsy vendor Eleanor Pigman. Please
bring a laptop if you can. Registration
is required and is for all sessions. Please
arrive on time. Late arrivals may be not
be allowed to continue the program.
• Sun., Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11
• 2-4 p.m.
Go Van Gogh: Adult Drawing
Classes: Drawing a Still Life
Learn to draw like a professional. Even
if you've never drawn before, you will
leave with a basic understanding and
hopefully a new love for drawing.
Learn how to sketch multiple objects,
gauge proportion, draw ellipses
and symmetrical objects, and shade
accurately. Charcoal and paper will be
provided. Registration is required.
• Wed., Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m.
• Tue., Feb. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• Wed., Mar. 28, noon-2 p.m.