Adult Programs

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Cooking For Two
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00 PM

"Cooking for Two" - can it be fast, frugal, and fun? You bet! Join Chef Warren Caterson as he shares kitchen tips, cooking hints, and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking for two. This session concludes with a demo of Chef Warren preparing a healthy entree that anyone can replicate in their own home in less than 15 minutes!



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Master Gardener: Bulbs for Florida Landscapes
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:30 PM


This month's gardening program focuses on rhizomes and tubers suitable for zones 9-10. The cultivation and care of the plants and cuttings and examples from the Master Gardener's yard are included in the talk. Participants are invited to bring a plant for the plant exchange afterwards!
Presented by the Master Gardeners of the Hillsborough County Extension Services.
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Mini Golf at the Library!
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 5:30 PM


Enjoy a round of miniature golf inside the Bruton Memorial Library!
Tickets: $5 apiece or $8 for a family
All ages welcome!
Fundraiser by the Friends of the Bruton Memorial Library.

Special guest: Adam Hayward, retired linebacker from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Thanks to our sponsors:
Main Event Sponsor: Lowe's Home Improvement
All A Bloom Florist
Dark Horse Music Store
Edward Jones (Luke Carvalho, AAMS - Financial Advisor)
Noon Day Rotary Club of Plant City
Parkesdale Farm Market
South Florida Baptist Hospital
St Peter's Episcopal Church
Walden Lake Car Wash and Service Center
Bonnie Banning - Paws for Reading
Tony and Mary Mathis
Marsha Passmore
Dodie White

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Morning Book Club: Book Selection and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM


Join us for our Morning Book Club and help select books for the upcoming months. (The leader will provide options!) We will also further discuss our January selection, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, for those who didn't make it to the last meeting. Pick up copies of next month's club pick at this discussion.
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Evening Book Club: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:30 PM


Our Evening Book Club is led by Kim Fields. Share your thoughts on this month's book and pick up a copy of next month's selection. Note: The group will meet at an alternative location this month. Please see front desk for details.

A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.
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Wreath Book Craft
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join us to create a festive French country inspired decorative wreath with book pages! All supplies provided. Please sign up at the front desk or call (813) 757-9215.

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Free Tax Help from VITA
Thursdays - 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Sign up Thursdays at 8:00 AM outside the library


The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Sign up for assistance begins at 10:00 AM and continues until the 25 available slots for that day are filled. Customers desiring assistance should review this list of recommended documents to bring to work with tax prep volunteers. This program is offered in cooperation with the Free Tax Preparation Program of Hillsborough County and coordinated through the United Way Suncoast.

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Mahjong Class
Every Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM


Whether you’re a first-time player or a seasoned expert, join us every week to play American Mahjong!


Please visit our event calendar for detailed descriptions of all upcoming adult programs.