HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL —The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative has announced free programs for all ages in November. To find more listings, click here.
Thanksgiving Library Hours
All libraries in the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will be open until 6 p.m. from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22. All Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries will be closed from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25. Bruton Memorial Library and Temple Terrace Library will be closed on Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 and open on Nov. 25.
Children’s Theatre: ‘ Case Of The Missing Fables’
Join the library for this original play inspired by Aesop’s Fables geared to ages 4 and up. Marlo Phillip, the world’s greatest detective, is on a mission to find the Polka Dot Bandit and recover a stolen copy of Aesop’s Fables. Can she follow the clues, use her listening skills and discover the lesson each fable teaches before the morals are gone forever?
“The Case of the Missing Fables” will be presented by Creative Arts Theatre Company, the city of Tampa’s professional theatre company for young audiences, on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. at Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave., Tampa.
Money Smart for Kids: Part 1
Kids age 8 to 12 can participate in this two-part series and learn how to be money-smart.
It will be presented :
- Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. at Robert W. Saunders Sr. Public Library, 1505 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa.
- Thursday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library, 2607 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Tampa.
- Thursday, Nov. 16 at 3:30 p.m. at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave., Tampa.
- Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. at Town ‘N Country Regional Public Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120, Tampa.
Famous companies from Facebook to Subway sandwich shops were started by teens. Maybe you have the idea for the next big app or want to start your own business. In this workshop, participants will learn about entrepreneurship and some steps they can take to plan a business. This is recommended for teens.
- Thursday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at Egypt Lake Partnership Library, 3403 W. Lambright St., Tampa.
- Thursday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. at Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, 1505 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa.
Master Gardener: Attracting Hummingbirds
Learn about the habits of hummingbirds and the plants and feeders that will attract them to your yard Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in this online event. Register here.
Master Gardener: Palm Tree Care
Learn about what healthy and normal looks like for a palm, how to identify problems, and how to care for palms in Central Florida based on UF/IFAS research and recommendations presented by the Hillsborough County Extension Center Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico. To register, click here.
Tech Topics: Cybersecurity Basics
Explore a variety of technology concepts and skills involving Cybersecurity Basics. Learn how to be safer online with accounts and passwords, and get an overview of frauds and scams at Cybersecurity Basics online Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. This is recommended for adults. Register through the calendar feature here.