1. Special Programs
  2. Ongoing Programs & Workshops
  3. Book Clubs
  4. Technology Instruction


Six Word Memoir Contest

April 1 - April 21

We are celebrating 100 years of Safety Harbor with a Six Words Writing Contest! In conjunction with the City’s centennial, the theme for the contest is: What brought you to Safety Harbor? Explain how you came to live in the ‘The Jewel of Tampa Bay’ in six descriptive words. For example: Cold blooded. Needed warmth. Found quaint. Contest is open to all ages, with a limit of two entries per person. Local restaurant gift cards, sponsored by the Friends of the Safety Harbor Library, will be awarded to the top three entries. (1st place - $75, 2nd place - $50, 3rd place - $25.) Winners will be announced during the Library's 8th Annual Poetry Celebration on April 27 at 6:00 pm. Click here to enter!


Players of Safety Harbor present Blithe Spirit

Evening Performances @ 8:00pm:
Friday, May 19 & Saturday, May 20 and Friday, May 26 & Saturday, May 27
Sunday Matinees @ 2:00pm: May 21 & 28

The Players of Safety Harbor will be performing the comedy Blithe Spirit, written by Noel Coward and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French. Ticket donation cost is $10, with proceeds benefiting the Safety Harbor Library Foundation.

Daddy Daughter Hair Factoryddhf

Saturday, April 22, 11:00am

In this workshop for fathers and daughters, you will learn the basics of hair maintenance and how to style your daughter’s hair into ponytails, braids, and buns! Space is limited to 15; registration is required. Call or visit the Answers Desk to sign up.

8th Annual Poetry Month Celebration

Thursday, April 27, 6:00pm


Poets’ Mingle at 6:00pm and Open Mic at 6:30pm
Featured guests include writer Sheree L. Greer, the music of guitar duo, P.S., and Master of Ceremonies, Bill Boden. The winner of the Six Word Memoir Contest will be announced. In addition, Safety Harbor's first Poet Laureate will be announced and introduced. Sponsored by the Friends of the Safety Harbor Public Library.

rickoFlorida Songs & Stories with Ricko Donovan

Thursday, May 4, 6:30pm

Join us for a performance by award-winning author, musician and singer-songwriter Ricko Donovan. He will be playing tunes and singing songs on hammered dulcimer and guitar between excerpts from his critically-acclaimed novel Sunnyville

Trip Back in Time with Virginia Tucker virginiatucker

Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm

Meet early Safety Harbor pioneer Virginia Tucker, portrayed by Caryl Dennis, as she recalls tales of Safety Harbor history and her mission to share Espiritu Santo Springs mineral water with the world.

Sign_CodeSafety Harbor History Walking Tour

Thursday, May 18, 6:00pm

A walking tour of Downtown that will introduce the history, folklore, and stories of our unique community. Total walking distance is about a mile. Registration required. Sign up by calling or visiting the Answers Desk.

trivia-nightTrivia Night

Thursday, June 1, 6:00pm

Do you have an abundance of seemingly useless facts floating around in your head? It's time to put them to good use! Prove your knowledge at trivia night and win cash prizes! 1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $75, 3rd Place: $50. Registration required online; limit of 6 per team. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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