Some people express themselves in words and others in paint; but members of the Feather Princesses Art Quilt Group are sharing their stories with needle and thread. Small art wall quilts will hang in the library's Gallery @ 2902 during the month of January. The exhibit, called "Story Telling by Thread," showcases the exceptional talent of the Feather Princesses, an applique quilt guild located in Tampa. Local quilters will share their thread stories with the public, as their quilts are displayed for everyone to enjoy.
This exhibit will be on display January 1-January 31.
Erin Howlett is a Tampa Bay native who uses photography as her primary medium. She focuses on capturing abandoned places, nature and patterns. This exhibit features a collection of photographs on Florida wildlife and places.
Krista Folmer is an artist living in Tampa who experiments in new art forms. This exhibit demonstrates the different techniques of acrylic pouring. This collection draws inspiration from her favorite foods and beverages.
Explore the bones of narrative nonfiction, new journalism, and memoir. Join writers of all ages and experience levels for an introduction to setting your life's story down in print! Registration limited to 12; each participant must register separately.
Achieve higher scores on the math section of the S.A.T. exam by doing practice problems on a regular basis. In each session of this class students will solve between 30-35 problems. These two hour sessions place emphasis on Grid-In/Student Produced Response, an approach that encourages students to be more precise and eliminates guessing.
Learn basic yoga postures and
pranayama (yogic breathing) with an instructor from Lucky Cat Yoga. The moderate
pace allows adults to leave with renewed energy. Wear comfortable clothing: bring a mat or towel.
Calling all Pokemon fans and trainers. Bring your cards and learn to play from a Pokemon League Leader. Share, trade and play Pokemon with other enthusiasts! All skill levels, beginner to Master, are welcome.
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 ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Enjoy book based preschool activity sheets, alphabet coloring pages, and literature extension coloring sheets to encourage literacy and make reading fun. For children ages 3-5 and their caregiver(s). Funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.
Join certified yoga instructor Ruben Vasquez as he offers instruction on fundamental techniques to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and strengthen breathing capacity through yoga. Attend this session in comfortable exercise clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.
Funded by the Friends of the Town 'N Country Regional Library.
A Million Fragile Bones, by Connie May Fowler. Near sand dunes and shorebirds, Fowler’s modest home off the Gulf of Mexico was her sanctuary. Her long sought peace gave way to shock at the devastation of the BP oil disaster. Natural Florida played a vivid role in Fowler's acclaimed novels, bringing a special poignancy to this memoir.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Jan Platt Library.
Copies of the book will be available at the library.
Calling all Mah Jongg players! Looking for a place to play regularly and meet fellow Mah Jongg enthusiasts? Join the New Tampa Regional Library Mah Jongg Club! Whether you are new to the game or have been playing for years, come learn and play this popular table game.
Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg card.
Connect with fellow writers to inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas about the writing process. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If you've ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome.
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 ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Join instructor, Bonnie Birdsall, in this Tai Chi class that includes qigong stretching, balance, and meditation to help reduce stress and increase stamina and flexibility. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.
For adults. Limited to 50 participants. Sign in at the information desk no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the start of the program to reserve a seat.
Funded by the Friends of the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library.