Casino Night to Benefit Safety Harbor Library Foundation
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 18, 2020, 6:30 to 10:00 pm to attend Grease is the Word – Casino Night, Safety Harbor Public Library Foundation’s fundraiser for their 20/20 Vision – Let’s Build a Story Capital Campaign. Dust off your leather jackets, poodle skirts, or come as you are to the Safety Harbor Community Center, 650 9th Ave South. Gaming tables open at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 PM. NOTE: Unfortunately, many of these stories planned are will be cancelled by the event organizers. But these fine organizations still need your help. We are hoping that if you have the funds available to help, you will donate to the non-profit organization that would have otherwise benefited form this planned event.
The evening includes casino games provided by Casino Party Planners, prizes, dancing music by DJ Les N’ More, silent auction items, a 50/50 raffle, and hors d’oeuvres by Stuffed Mushroom. Beer and wine available. Tickets are $50 in advance online; https://greasecasinonight.eventbrite.com and at the Library (cash/check), or $55 at the door.
The Safety Harbor Public Library welcomes you to partner with us for our 20/20 Vision Let’s Build a Story Capital Campaign as an event sponsor. For information on event sponsorship visit https://www.safetyharborlibraryfoundation.org/
More on the Safety Harbor Library Foundation:
The Safety Harbor Public Library Foundation, a 501(3)(c) organization, was established in 2006 to encourage private support to ensure the library continues to thrive. Membership, corporate and individual sponsorships, private trusts and private donations are sought to help conduct and support the activities which benefit and enhance the quality of the Library. The Foundation was created to ensure the residents of Safety Harbor and Pinellas County have a strong and secure library for the future.
The Library was founded by Women’s Civic Club of Safety Harbor in 1938 and has had a long history of success in the community. The first library was housed in the Club’s community house with a second larger faculty later being built on a site obtained through a generous contribution of Dr. Salem Baranoff, founder of the Safety Harbor Spa and Resort. Dr. Baranoff’s ongoing support of the Women’s Civic Club, allowed the women to continue their commitment to provide necessary library services for the community. More information on the history of the Library can be found here.
In 1994, the City of Safety Harbor opened the existing facility. In April 2009, after significant community input and involvement, the library underwent a renovation that added 9,300 sq. feet to the facility. The renovation expanded public space and added a meeting room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.
The state of the art library includes a story hour room and space dedicated for teens. WIFI access is available throughout the facility. There are 25 public computers available with scanning, printing, and faxing available at a nominal cost. Gallery space for local artists is present and programs are available for all ages. The Library offers a Seed and Tool Libraries and the opportunity for the public to obtain a High School diploma.
Special collections include a deaf and literacy collections, Spanish, and historical Safety Harbor Herald Newspapers. The Safety Harbor Public Library hosts the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative’s Deaf Literacy Center. The Library continues to offer new technologies, programs, and outreach to the community. Visit us here: www.SafetyHarborLibrary.com
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