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Write Club

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
DiTerlizzi Conference Room

Love to write, but struggling with writer's block or lack of motivation?  Do you have a story you want to put on paper?  Maybe you would like to leave a memoir for your family.  You are not alone!  Overcome your concerns and learn confident, effective writing with the members of the Cummings Library Write Club.  Our group encourages and fosters creative writing by providing support and networking opportunities for both aspiring and published authors in all genres.  The initial portion of every session includes an in-depth presentation on writing such as narration, character and plot development, dialogue and other concepts that will improve and enhance your story.  During the balance of the session, members read what they have written for valuable feedback from other members to hone one's skill. Join us on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Registration not required.

Facilitator:  June O'Brien

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Preschool FUNdamentals

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
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Reading Group: Association of American University Women

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
DiTerlizzi Conference Room
This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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Story Time 1-3yrs.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
Martin County's children's librarians love to read but they also love to sing and dance. According to Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library, singing, talking, and playing are also important for developing early literacy skills.

Check with your local library or online for days and times. If you work during the week, the Hobe Sound Library and the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach offer family story times on Saturdays!
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Story Time 0-12 mos.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
Martin County's children's librarians love to read but they also love to sing and dance. According to Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library, singing, talking, and playing are also important for developing early literacy skills.

Check with your local library or online for days and times. If you work during the week, the Hobe Sound Library and the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach offer family story times on Saturdays!
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Culture Cinema: Dark Money

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room

Dark Money    2018  85 minutes

Dark Money, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials.  the film takes viewers to Montana--frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide--to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.  Through this gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American electins are bought and sold.  Official Selection, 2018 Sundance Film Festival, directed by Kimberly Reed and produced by Katy Chevigny.

This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-wining independent nonfiction film series on PBS. (www.pbs.org/pov)

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Homework Helper appointment

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donovan Conference Room

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Android Basics

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
DiTerlizzi Conference Room

Learn the typical features on Android tablets and cell phones, how to navigate on your device through gestures, and what apps are and how to use and download them.

Registration required.


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Family Place

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Place
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
This 5 week program encourages parents/caregivers to play with their child in a fun, educational setting. A local resource professional is available at each session to discuss parenting topics. After an hour of free play, gather for a short circle time with Miss Lisa, our Family Place coordinator, for songs, finger plays and bubbles!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc.
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Senior Wii Bowling

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Cummings - OTHER AREA
It looks like a video game. but feels like a bowling alley.  Even if you've never played a video game, you'll love Wii Bowling!
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LEGO Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab

Do you love to build with Legos? If you are age 4 and up, the Cummings Library is hosting a Lego Club for you! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination. Whatever you build will be on display in the library for a month!

 This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library, Inc.

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Preschool FUNdamentals

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
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Women's Tennis League

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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PCAA Art Exhibit 2019: Morning Registration and Afternoon Hanging

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
Palm City Arts Association

This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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Story Time 1-3yrs.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
Martin County's children's librarians love to read but they also love to sing and dance. According to Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library, singing, talking, and playing are also important for developing early literacy skills.

Check with your local library or online for days and times. If you work during the week, the Hobe Sound Library and the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach offer family story times on Saturdays!
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Story Time 0-12 mos.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
Martin County's children's librarians love to read but they also love to sing and dance. According to Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library, singing, talking, and playing are also important for developing early literacy skills.

Check with your local library or online for days and times. If you work during the week, the Hobe Sound Library and the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach offer family story times on Saturdays!
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Homework Helper appointment

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donovan Conference Room

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PCAA Art Show 2019: Opening Reception

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
Palm City Arts Association

This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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Family Place

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Place
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
This 5 week program encourages parents/caregivers to play with their child in a fun, educational setting. A local resource professional is available at each session to discuss parenting topics. After an hour of free play, gather for a short circle time with Miss Lisa, our Family Place coordinator, for songs, finger plays and bubbles!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc.
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Senior Wii Bowling

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Cummings - OTHER AREA
It looks like a video game. but feels like a bowling alley.  Even if you've never played a video game, you'll love Wii Bowling!
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Write Club

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
DiTerlizzi Conference Room

Love to write, but struggling with writer's block or lack of motivation?  Do you have a story you want to put on paper?  Maybe you would like to leave a memoir for your family.  You are not alone!  Overcome your concerns and learn confident, effective writing with the members of the Cummings Library Write Club.  Our group encourages and fosters creative writing by providing support and networking opportunities for both aspiring and published authors in all genres.  The initial portion of every session includes an in-depth presentation on writing such as narration, character and plot development, dialogue and other concepts that will improve and enhance your story.  During the balance of the session, members read what they have written for valuable feedback from other members to hone one's skill. Join us on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Registration not required.

Facilitator:  June O'Brien

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Return to Sewing: Scissors, Rulers & Cutting Mats

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room

Return to Sewing series:  Scissors, Rulers and Cutting Mats

Are you a new sewer or one who has not sewn in years?  Come to Return to Sewing and learn about the latest trends in sewing. This month’s program features what’s new in scissors, rulers, cutting mats and rotary cutters. Our experienced sewists will answer all your questions.

 Future programs include Irons and other Notions; Fabrics and Patterns.


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AARP Tax Aid

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
DiTerlizzi Conference Room
2019 A.A.R.P. Tax Preparation Service Schedule

AARP Foundation Tax Aide volunteers will once again be providing tax preparation services beginning February 1, 2019 at four Martin County Library System sites:
  • Hoke Library in Jensen Beach
  • Peter & Julie Cummings Library in Palm City
  • Blake Library in Stuart
  • Robert Morgade Library in Port Salerno

Last year, volunteers prepared over 2,000 returns at these four locations. Tax preparation services are provided at no cost on a first come/first served basis. Volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS to prepare a range of individual income tax returns; however there are some situations that are outside the scope of the program.

For tax preparation please bring:
  • Your Social Security card and photo ID along with cards for any dependents.
  • All 2018 tax documents (W-2's; 1099's; SSA's; interest and dividend statements) along with last year's tax return.
  • Any expense documents to support deductions (medical; charity; taxes and mortgage amounts.)
  • If you purchased medical coverage through the Marketplace, bring form 1095-A.

IRS The AARP Tax Aide program is a joint venture with the AARP Foundation, the IRS and the Martin County Library system. It provides services regardless of race, color, age, sex or disability status.

This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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Preschool FUNdamentals

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Exploration Lab
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Educational Seminar

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Peter & Julie Cummings Library
Donahue Community Room
Wells Fargo


This event was scheduled by an outside group and is not part of the Library's Programs. Please note that use of the library meeting rooms does not imply library endorsements of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
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