Free Classes Offered at the John F. Germany Public Library in Downtown Tampa
Don't miss the free workshops and events taking place at the John F. Germany Public Library this month.
Check out these free events and classes taking place in May at the John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Crafternoon on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m.
Children are invited to make Mother’s Day crafts to take home. For children and families.
Digital Photography Workshop on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m.
Learn how to take better digital photographs. Composition, depth-of-field, lighting, point-of-view, and shutter speed are some of the topics to be covered. Then, find out how to use free web-based photo editing applications to crop, enhance and even repair photos. Mouse and keyboard skills are recommended prerequisites for this program. For adults. Participants must register in person after 1 p.m. the day of the event. Limit of 12 participants.
Kung Fu Comedy Movie on Sunday, May 13, at 2 p.m.
Celebrate May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month by watching this Hong Kong action movie where Kung Fu and soccer collide. Watch how seven misfits have the power to win hearts and tickle funny bones. For children and families.
Windows Live Movie Maker on Saturday, May 19, at 2 p.m.
With Windows Live Movie Maker, quickly turn photos and videos into polished movies. Add captions, sounds, special effects and transitions, then share movies directly to websites like YouTube and Facebook. For adults. Participants must register in person after 1 p.m. the day of the event. Limit of 12 participants.
Tai Chi With Bonnie Birdsall on Wednesday, May 23, at 7 p.m.
Tai Chi reduces stress and increases alertness, flexibility and stamina. This class accommodates students of varying capabilities, from those participating from a chair due to injury to those studying in preparation to teach. Birdsall modifies each movement to meet the individual needs of each student. Comfortable clothing should be worn for these sessions. For adults ages 20 years and up.
Introduction To eBay on Saturday, May 26, at 2 p.m.
Learn how to browse, bid, buy and sell items on eBay. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are recommended prerequisites for this program. For adults. Participants must register in person after 1 p.m. the day of the event. Limit of 12 participants.
No Fuss Foods: A Taste Of Thai on Tuesday, May 29, at 6 p.m.
Cooking creative, delicious and nutritious meals does not need to take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. Join Rowena Sjovall of No Fuss Foods as she demonstrates budget-friendly recipes that capture the flavors of Thailand in this class that helps celebrate May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. For adults. Participants must register in advance at the Ask Me Kiosk or by calling 813-273-3652. Limit of 20 participants.
For more information about these free programs, call (813) 273-3652 or visit www.hcplc.org.