Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library
13619 N 22nd St. • Tampa, Florida 33613-5872
813-273-3652 • HCFLGov.net
Toddler Time • Tuesday, September 4, 11, 18, 25 at 10:15am
Stories, finger plays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For ages 18 months to 3 years, and their caregivers.
Story Time • Tuesday, September 4, 11, 18, 25 at 11am
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 ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Book at Library Specialist • Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, 27 at 2pm
Schedule a one hour session with a Library Specialist for personalized service. Let them help you with finding resources for homework or research, guide you to resume and job searching tools, or receive instruction on library resources and one on one help with your mobile devices.
The Florida Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo • Thursday, September 6 at 3pm
The Florida Orchestra’s Instrument Petting Zoo (sponsored by North Suncoast Associates) provides youth with an opportunity to explore the instruments of the orchestra. The session begins with demonstrations and short talk about the orchestra. Then the youth can touch, play, and experiment with the instruments, including violin, cello, trumpet, trombone, horn, flute, and percussion. Presented in partnership with Prodigy.
Beginner’s Yoga • Monday, September 10, 17, and 24 at 4pm
Beginner yoga class incorporating calm breathing techniques, light stretching, mild workout, and short meditation.
Starting a Nonprofit Organization • Monday, September 10 at 5:30pm
Learn the steps involved in starting a nonprofit, where to find resources and assistance, common misconceptions about nonprofits, and alternate ways to serve community needs.
Health MENtality: Check Your Engines • Saturday, September 15 at 11am
How at risk are you for certain types of cancer? Look under the hood and learn about different cancers that affect men, screening recommendations, and how men can stay ahead of health issues. Community Health Workers from Moffitt Cancer Center will share information, tips, and lifestyle recommendations to help keep you well.
Become A Citizen Now! • Monday, September 17 at 6pm
Learn about the requirements to apply for citizenship, what to expect at the naturalization interview, and discover more about the Immigration and Legal Services and Advocacy (ILSA) Program at the Hispanic Services Council. This program is in partnership with the Hispanic Services Council.
Improvisation Sound Machine • Thursday, September 20 at 3pm
The Florida Orchestra will guide participants in learning basic techniques of embodiment of musical ideas. Class concepts will be activity based – we will use our voices (or instruments) and bodies. Beginning improvisation and varied ways to show emotional expression will also be taught. Presented in partnership with Prodigy.
Get Moving! Zumba • Tuesday, September 24 at 4pm
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
Escape Room: Buried Treasure • Wednesday, September 26 at 3:30pm
Buried treasure has been found, but the Pirates Curse keeps anyone from taking the prize. Solve the puzzles to cure the curse and unlock the chest to claim the riches inside in this escape room.
Author Event: Voices from Mariel by Jose Manuel Garcia • Saturday, September 29 at 11am
Join Lakeland-based author Jose Manuel Garcia who will discuss his book, Voices from Mariel. A refugee who emigrated from Cuba to the United States on the 1980 Mariel boatlift, he will share the story of his fellow immigrants who braved the dangerous 90-mile journey to reach Florida. Mr. Garcia will answer questions after the talk, and copies of his book will be available for purchase. A book signing will be held prior to the discussion followed by a showing of the international award winning documentary by the same name.