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Feb
29
Thu
Ceramics Painting Class @ Key West Library
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Come paint ceramics with us at the Key West Library! All supplies will be provided and no painting experience is necessary. Then join us on the last Thursday of each month to paint something new.

Tech Tutoring at the Key West Library, One on One session for 45 minutes. @ Key West Library
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
QUIT YOUR WAY – TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA PROGRAM @ Islamorada Branch Library
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A registered nurse from Keys AHEC visits the Islamorada Library every Thursday from noon until 1 pm offering FREE tools to help you quit tobacco. She can provide free products and plans to help you quit any kind of tobacco. Call (305) 743-7111 ext 205 for more information or to learn about Zoom meeting options.

Spanish Class @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Spanish class has moved from Wednesdays to Thursdays! Still at 6 PM, this community led program teaches the basics of Spanish at the Marathon Branch of the Monroe County Public Library. To register email retomarathon@gmail.com

Mar
1
Fri
Sit + Sew @ Key Largo Branch
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sit + Sew @ Key Largo Branch

Fridays

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Craft and create community at the Key Largo Library! Most Fridays our Sit ‘N Sew group meets in the Community Room to sew and share ideas. You are welcome to join our community of crafters! Bring your sewing machine and your current project.

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First Friday Book Club @ Marathon branch
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join in on the discussion here at the library for this community led Book Club on the first Friday of the month from 10 a.m. till noon

Book List for 2023-2024

November 3 – “Once Upon A River” by Diane Setterfield

December 1 – “The Book of Lost Friends” by Lisa Wingate

January 5 – “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus

February 2 – “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michelle Richardson

March 1 – “The Homewreckers” by Mary Kay Andrews

April 5 – “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn

For more information, contact rtannie@bellsouth.net

 

 

Sewing from a Pattern @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sewing for Ages 18 and up

Bring a pattern, material, and sewing machine, the library has a limited supply.

*REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED*

Tech Help @ Islamorada Branch Library
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Islamorada Library offers basic tech help with laptops, tablets and e-reading devices. Drop in with your device on Fridays between 2 pm and 5 pm for help or schedule a one-on-one session by calling (305) 664-4645.

1st Friday Concerts 2023-2024 @ Key Largo Branch Library
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1st Friday Concerts 2023-2024 @ Key Largo Branch Library

First Friday Concert Series – Final Concert

March 1:   Jennings and Keller

Jennings & Keller is an award-winning nationally touring duo based out of Florida. They offer up 21st Century Americana with influences in folk, jazz, and roots music. They fuse many different musical elements into a unique eclectic style that is refreshingly diverse.

Sponsored in part by the Florida Keys Council of the Arts, State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and private donations. Made possible through grant funding provided to the Friends of the Key Largo Library. To learn more about the Friends please email friendskeylargolibrary@gmail.com

Mar
2
Sat
Florida Keys Quilters
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Florida Keys Quilters

Monthly meeting of the Florida Keys Quilters.

Magic The Gathering @ Key West Library
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Magic The Gathering @ Key West Library

Magic the Gathering

Saturdays 9am- Noon

MTG is a tabletop card game. Join us every Saturday morning as we host a MTG for adults. Newcomers and veterans are welcome! We have premade decks that new players can use to learn how to play. Magic-themed giveaways and tournaments throughout the year!

 

 

Fiber Fiends @ Key West Library
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mar
4
Mon
Sound Meditation @ Key Largo Branch Library
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sound Meditation @ Key Largo Branch Library

March 4

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Sound Meditation with A. Michelle Drumsinger. Enjoy a unique meditative experience where people are immersed in a field of spontaneous tone.

Bridge Club @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Mar 4 @ 12:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Bridge is played at the library on Mondays from 12:15 – 3:15 PM in the community room on the first floor. 
Playing Bridge has several benefits such as:
  • Meaningful social interaction
  • Strengthening communication and teamwork skills
  • Maintaining mental sharpness
  • Boosting immunity to ward off illness
  • Improving test scores
  • Delaying the onset of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia
  • Being an inexpensive form of entertainment
  • Being a career path
  • Being good clean fun

Cornerstone Resource Alliance @ Key West Library
Mar 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Cornerstone Resource Alliance offers help getting a birth certificate and Florida ID, applying for disability benefits, relocating and reunifying with family, assistance with Medicaid and Medicare, health care, mental health and addiction referrals. The group also offers job, housing, shelter and educational assistance, cell phone and mail services, rental assistance, food stamp assistance and clothing and basic needs supplies.

For more information, contact Cornerstone at 305-393-2972, by email at keyscra@gmail.com or check out their website at https://www.keyscra.org.

 

Fiber Arts Class @ Islamorada Library Branch
Mar 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The first Monday of the month is for fiber arts. Work on an existing project or learn a new skill involving yarn, fabric, cording, needles and thread.

 

We will have different projects each month, with all supplies provided.

Upper Keys Fishing Club Monthly Meeting @ Key Largo Branch Library
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Upper Keys Fishing Club Monthly Meeting @ Key Largo Branch Library

Monthly meeting for the Upper Keys Fishing Club.

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Mar
5
Tue
Art Class @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Mar 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Self-expression through art is an important part of human nature. You don’t have to be in art school, or create marble sculptures, or create realistic paintings to be an artist. Whatever you create is an extension of you, and it is beautiful in that regard.

Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 AM to let your creativity shine!  In this class we will explore different mediums such as sketch, paint, multimedia and more!

Mahjong @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mahjong is played at the library on Tuesdays from 10AM until noon in the community room on the first floor. The group welcomes all skill levels! 
Playing Mahjong has several benefits such as:
  • Keeps dementia at bay.
  • Decreases possibility of depression.
  • Improves hand-eye coordination.
  • Trains concentration and pattern recognition.
  • Helps benefit short-term memory

 

Tech Tutoring at the Key West Library, One on One session for 45 minutes. @ Key West Library
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Adult Crafts @ Monroe County Public Library Marathon
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Adult Crafts is moving to Tuesdays!  Every other Tuesday at 1 PM join in on the crazy crafty fun!

Creative Tuesdays! @ Key Largo Branch
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creative Tuesdays! @ Key Largo Branch

Tuesdays

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Calling all Artists, new and experienced! Bring in items you are working on and help each other during this fun afternoon program. Sometimes a guest artist will have a fun project everyone can participate in.  Check the Key Largo Library’s Facebook page for weekly projects during season. It’s a great way to meet other artists and receive help. All library programs are free and open to the public. Except February 27, 2024.

Let’s Learn Libby! @ Islamorada Branch Library
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Libby App allows you to borrow ebooks and audiobooks using your library card from the Monroe County Public Library System. Stop by the Islamorada Library on Tuesday, May 23 between 2:00 and 4:30 pm with your library card, smartphone, laptop or e-reading device to learn more.

 

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Mar
6
Wed
Plant Clinic @ Key Largo Branch Library
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am
Plant Clinic @ Key Largo Branch Library

1st Wednesday of the Month

UF/IFAS, Monroe County Extension Service offers free plant clinics. Master Gardener Volunteers will be onsite the first Wednesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help assist with plant identification, disease diagnosis, insect identifications/problems, and other services related to diagnosing gardening and/or landscape problems.

https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/monroe/plant-clinics/