Adults

Many of the Library sponsored and non-sponsored programs have been suspended until further notice. Others programs are available virtually.

We will be posting updates on our website and on social media.  Call (727) 784-3332 x 3006 for more details.

Book Clubs

Book Clubs are being held virtually. Please email phlref@gmail.com for login information.

 

PHiL’s Book Club: Selected Mondays from 11:00 am – 12:00pm

June 14th Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon
July 12th Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

PHil’s Book Club List

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Ales and Tales Book Club: 2nd Thursday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

June 10th Maria: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Choksi
July 8th Gene: My Cousin Rachel by Daphne DuMaurier

Ales and Tales Book Club List

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ABC (Art, Books, and Community) Reading Club: The last Monday of every other month at 11:30 am 

May 24th  Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape, and a House in Marseille by Rosemary Sullivan

ABC Book Club List

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Pick-Up-A-Packet Programs 2021

Our monthly Pick-Up-A-Packet Programs 2021 ~ ask at the Information Desk.

Pick-Up-A-Packet Adult Programs for June 2021:
  • Color Me Happy ~ color sheets to include Prehistoric/Ancient Greece/American
  • Explore a Country – Prehistoric times, Ancient Greece * America, fun & facts
  • Hoopla Happenings – Highlighting our digital resource with Clash of the Titans (1981) and Hidalgo
Summer Special Weekly Take & Make @Home begins
  • June 14 with Prehistoric Rock Painting.
  • June 21 takes us to Ancient Greece with a Sea Shell Frame
  • June 28 brings us home to America with Mason Jar Americana!

While supplies last!

Cozy Mystery Author highlight – Pepper Frost

Genealogy

Suncoast Genealogy Society

The Suncoast Genealogy Society (SGS) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the teaching of modern and ethical genealogy research techniques to the membership and general public through the use of meetings, workshops, lectures, field trips, and other educational activities.  Founded in 1983, SGS serves Northern Pinellas and Southern Pasco Counties.

SGS offers genealogy research assistance at the Palm Harbor Library each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Closed for the time being due to COVID-19

Meetings Schedule

SGS meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. The public is always welcome at our meetings.

Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. Check the Events calendar on the SGS website for the latest dates and times.

Next Meeting SGS Meeting

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Title: Navigating the Records From the War of 1812

Webinar Speaker – Brian Rhinehart

Meet in our on-line ZOOM room.

1:00pm – Membership Meeting, 1:30pm – Program

SGS Membership Application and Renewal Form

Visit our website at sgsfl.com.

Find us on Facebook or email us for more information at suncoastgensoc@gmail.com.

SGS Executive Board

  • President: Debbie Smyth
  • Vice President: Bob Pierro
  • Vice President/Programs: Marianne Bradley
  • Vice President/Membership: Shari Harmon
  • Treasurer: Kathleen Teaze
  • Secretary: Judy Bishara
  • Past President: Jean Van Horn
  • Director: Rosanne Bender
  • Director: Beth Bleich
  • Director: John Matthews

SGS Committees & Others

  • Newsletter/Editor: Beth Bleich
  • History/Historian: Ann James
  • SGS Help Desk: Marianne Bradley
  • Education Co-Chair: Jean Van Horn
  • Education Co-Chair: Ann James
  • Publicity Chair: Rosanne Bender
  • Facebook Chair: Julie Rodriguez
  • Sunshine Chair: Julie Rodriguez
  • Web Chair: John Matthews
  • Library Liaison: Vacant
  • Registered Agent: Shari Harmon

Genealogy Assistance

Suspended until further notice. Previously held on Tuesday & Wednesday & Thursday 1:00-4:00 pm (Wednesdays only in July & August)

The Suncoast Genealogy Society offers genealogy research assistance at the Palm Harbor Library. No registration required.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic

Suspended until further notice. Previously held on Wednesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Pinellas County Master Gardeners provide a weekly gardening help desk for the public. Bring your gardening and landscaping questions as well as plant samples. No registration required.

Master Gardeners Seed Library

Seed Library

The Master Gardeners, part of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(IFAS) Cooperative Extension Services of Pinellas County, create seed packets of plants that grow well in Central Florida and place those packets in the drawers of an old card catalog for people to ‘check-out’.

This is housed in the Adult Services Department, just south of the public computers. There is a limit of three packets a week. The check-out procedure is to write your name and the names of the seed packets in the Master Gardeners notebook, available at either Information Desk. No library card is necessary for these items.

seed library

 

 

 

 

 

Medicare Consults

1st & 3rd Tuesday 1:00, 2:15, 3:30 pm – by appointment virtually. Joyce Janczak, SHINE representative, meets with seniors to assist them in better understanding Medicare. Registration is necessary. 

June 2021

SHINE OUTREACH EVENTS

SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a Free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco & Pinellas. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and Health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential. Shine Counselors can be reached by calling 1-800-963-5337 or 1-727-217-8111.

Medicare Part C Advantage Plans Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 10:00 am (Provides an overview of Medicare Advantage Plan options available in Florida). When: Jun 2, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIsdeitqTorEtckT-GQXDRbIJycsF4tsAei After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Basics with Shine Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Provides an overview of the different Parts of Medicare including: Parts A, B, C, D, Medigap and available financial assistance) When: Jun 2, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrceypqTwrHtWZBzhEBHCdlYHo1klG2KRH After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Saturday Morning Medicare Basics with Shine via Zoom Saturday, June 5th at 10.00 am (Designed to provide an overview of Medicare options and how SHINE can help) When: Jun 5, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucumgpz0uEt3uTX9aMyORFtOZnN-YTF81 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Basics with Shine Zoom meeting Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Provides an overview of the different Parts of Medicare including: Parts A, B, C, D, Medigap and available financial assistance) When: Jun 7, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcu-qpz8uGdft2bdFGRtCpmdF13gcCfMd After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Presentation with Shine via Zoom Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Learn how to Detect, Protect, and Report Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse) When: Jun 7, 2021, 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMuc-ytpj4rG9LjXNGbHunARas14HQPKw9y After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part D Drug Plan Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 10:00 am (Provides an overview of Part D Drug plan options available in Florida). You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jun 9, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctduCopjwrHdZKkKO8wFM1Ilx3LhRYnJUT After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part C Advantage Plans Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Provides an overview of Medicare Advantage Plan options available in Florida).

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jun 9, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwodumoqz0sEtY-R1dCsYED-OA07VwkkRso After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part D Drug Plan Zoom meeting with Shine Monday, June 14th at 12:00 pm (Provides an overview of Part D Drug plan options available in Florida). When: May 14, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpc–qqD0uH9erKwg3pB6cjbQo_wIb-4Y- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part C Advantage Plans Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10:00 am (Provides an overview of Medicare Advantage Plan options available in Florida) When: Jun 16, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItde-rrDgtHNcbS6jkbgDCBpniw-5rrFEW After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Financial Assistance with Shine via Zoom Wednesday, June 16th at 12:00 noon (Designed to provide an overview of Medicare options and how SHINE can help) When: Jun 16, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpd-6pqjgqGNI_qLkU2ymr7Vp4yvXJZ3S_ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Basics with Shine via Zoom Saturday, June 19th at 10:00 am (Designed to provide an overview of Medicare options and how SHINE can help) When: Jun 19, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tf-mrrD8jE9E8u0Den7gA7Q9w5OelHvml After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Long Term Care with Shine Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 12:00 pm (This presentation gives an overview of some of the issues regarding Long-Term Care Planning in Florida.) When: Jun 21, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErfu6gqzstGdzYgGizr1b0cxOKstpEYRI- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part C Advantage Plans Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 10:00 am (Provides an overview of Medicare Advantage Plan options available in Florida). When: Jun 23, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsdu6grTsjGdY51UHdJshmOxBCc0CcPfbk After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Basics with Shine via Zoom Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 12:00 noon (Designed to provide an overview of Medicare options and how SHINE can help) When: Jun 23, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpc-urrjgoH9065Vu23ITv8xeWMCRG-0dC After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Financial Assistance with Shine via Zoom meeting Monday, June 28th at 12:00 pm (Need help paying for your Part B or need Extra Help paying for your prescriptions?) When: Jun 28, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIuf-qvpjMvG9I79IwG0EYxDuUSvG5wD7qV After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Part C Advantage Plans Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 10:00 am (Provides an overview of Medicare Advantage Plan options available in Florida). When: Jun 30, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcldO6orjguGNB3U9n-PnWJ9YF79cz_Baik After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Medicare Basics with Shine via Zoom Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 12:00 noon (Designed to provide an overview of Medicare options and how SHINE can help) When: Jun 30, 2021, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcu6trj8uHdErvo_LXLlX87c_2AbekNJU After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Sign Language

Suspended until further notice. Previously held on Beginner – Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm    Advanced – Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm Come learn American Sign Language in this free and fun weekly class. No registration required. 

Socrates Cafe

Suspended until further notice. Previously “Call for days and times (727) 784-3332 x3006 This discussion group is open to the public on a multitude of topics. If you need intellectual stimulation, you will enjoy Socrates Cafe. No registration required. ”

Tai Chi

Suspended until further notice. Previously held on Beginner – Monday & Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm   Advanced – Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:00 pm. Join us for a fall-prevention program for seniors, developed at the Oregon Research Institute. Kris Scholz educates seniors on the importance of exercise and staying active to prevent falls. Call for details (727) 784-3332 x3006.