Tampa artist Lynn Rattray's inspired use of acrylics makes her engaging paintings spring to life before her viewer's eyes. Currently President of the North Tampa Arts League, Rattray uses bold random color to express herself and bring to life her images of animals, angels and florals. On Display from Nov. 1 - Dec. 23.
Professional Association of Visual Artists (PAVA) is a state-wide organization
of working artists. PAVA has over 160 members, with a large number of the
artists located in the Tampa Bay Area. PAVA artists work in a variety of 2-D and 3-D media,
including but not limited to, Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, Colored Pencil, Charcoal,
Photography, Mixed media, Paper, Clay, Jewelry, and Metal.This exhibit is an eclectic artistic statement. Highlights include Ybor Strut.
Rebecca Piskura is a self-taught artist who specializes in
capturing the beauty and emotion found in human faces. She currently works in charcoal, pastels,
watercolor, and acrylic. Her work has
been displayed in magazines, private collections, and at the Carrollwood
Community Art Center.
Join us every Wednesday for a fun walk-and-talk. The walking club meets at the library and walks around the tree-shaded neighborhood for 45 minutes. Library water fountain and restrooms will be available for the walking club to use. Members of the walking club must be 18 years or older.
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m., entrepreneurs meet at The Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center in Ybor to present their startup companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors. Help connect startups to the people and resources that will guide them toward success and join the conversation! Learn more: http://www.1millioncups.com/tampa
Stop by the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center on Wednesdays to speak with an onsite library staff member during Library Office Hours at the ECC. Learn about free services and resources to help you develop your business and get connected to tech help, research assistance, and helpful collections for all levels.
Open Office Hours are 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. every Wednesday and 1-Hour appointments are available between 1-4 p.m. by calling 813-273-3652.
Stories, finger plays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. Limit 20 children.
It's never too late to try yoga! Using yogic breathing and slow movements in chairs, this class is specifically designed to find a path towards loosening joints. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Funded by the Friends of the Lutz Branch Library.
The Velveteen Rabbit, the shyest toy in the nursery, earns
the love of a young boy, and learns about the joys and pain of becoming
"real." This funny and poignant adaptation of Margery William’s
classic tale is brought to life through the magic of puppets, masks, and live
actors. Perfect for the holiday season, this timeless story will remind
audiences that love really does have the power to transform.
For ages 4 and up.
Presented by Creative Arts Theatre of the City of Tampa
Parks and Recreation Department.
Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For ages 0-20 months.
Are you 50 years and better? Enjoy friendly competition at
the library playing family board and card games as well as strategic
historical and economic board games. Test your game skills and match your wits
with fellow gamers. It’s the perfect way to keep your mind active. All skill
levels are welcome and no registration is required. A variety of games will be
Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. For children 3-5 and their caregivers.