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PPLC Program Guide

Checking Out The MFA: Partnership Launch

Erica McCaleb, PPLC Countywide Services Coordinator

The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative and the Museum of Fine Arts celebrated the launch of the Museum Pass program at the St. Pete Beach Library on November 7th.

A St.Pete Beach Library patron, was the first patron to check out an MFA pass. St. Pete Beach Mayor Deborah Schechner, St. Pete Beach Library Director Betcinda Kettells and Museum of Fine Arts Director of Marketing Susan M. Robertson,and PPLC staff were on hand to celebrate the highly anticipated launch of the pass program. "PPLC is excited to offer the Museum of Fine Art's high quality museum resources to Pinellas County residents!" said PPLC Executive Director Cheryl Morales.

The Museum Pass programs allows Pinellas County residents to use their library cards to check out a museum pass to gain free admission to the MFA in St. Petersburg. The program brings two museum passes to each of PPLC's member library branches, 24 locations in total!

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How the museum pass works:

  • Each PPLC member library and its branches will have two museum passes.
  • Passes are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • You may check the availability of passes on the PPLC online catalog or by contacting your local library.
  • Check out a pass in person, at your local library circulation desk, and take the printed receipt with you.
  • Present the receipt from the library to the MFA staff upon entry. MFA will retain the receipt.
  • Admission is valid for up to 2 adults and 3 children under the age of 18, in the same household.
  • There is a checkout limit of one pass per family. Passes may be checked out by adult cardholders.
  • Passes are valid for one visit within the 7-day loan period.

 

PPLC and Member Libraries at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading

The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative staff and staff of member libraries were excited to take part in the 24th Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading. PPLC and member library staff manned the PPLC booth at the busy festival. On display at the PPLC booth were member library events and materials. Also highlighted were countywide programs such as the newly launched Museum of Fine Arts museum pass program. Festival participants attended author events, browsed booksellers and visited with exhibitors.

PPLC booth staff enjoyed meeting and talking with festival participants about Pinellas County library programs and events.

 

Library Closings for December, 2016

All Libraries are closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2016
Additional closings are as follows:

  • Clearwater Main Library: Close @ 2pm 11/23, Closed 11/24, 11/25
  • Clearwater Beach Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Clearwater Countryside Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Clearwater East Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Clearwater N. Greenwood: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Dunedin Public Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Dunedin Friends Branch: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • East Lake Community Library: Closed 12/25
  • The Gulf Beaches Public Library: Closed 12/25-12/26
  • Gulfport Public Library: Closed 12/25-12/26
  • Largo Public Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Oldsmar Public Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Palm Harbor Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Barbara S. Ponce Public Library: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • Safety Harbor Public Library: Close @ 1pm 12/23, Closed 12/24-12/26
  • St. Petersburg Library System: Closed 12/24-12/26
  • St. Pete Beach Public Library: Closed 12/25-12/26
  • Seminole Community Library: Closed 12/25-12/26
  • Tarpon Springs Public Library: 12/25

Closings for New Year's Eve, December 31, 2016

  • Clearwater Main Library: Close @ 2pm
  • Clearwater Beach Library: Closed
  • Clearwater Countryside Library: Close @ 2pm
  • Clearwater East Library: Close @ 2pm
  • Clearwater N. Greenwood: Close @ 2pm
  • Dunedin Public Library: Close @ 2pm
  • Dunedin Friends Branch: Close @ 2pm
  • East Lake Community Library: Open
  • The Gulf Beaches Public Library: Closed
  • Gulfport Public Library: Open
  • Largo Public Library: Open
  • Oldsmar Public Library: Close @ 3pm
  • Palm Harbor Library: Open
  • Barbara S. Ponce Public Library: Open
  • Safety Harbor Public Library: Close @ 2pm
  • St. Petersburg Library System: Open
  • St. Pete Beach Public Library: Open
  • Seminole Community Library: Open
  • Tarpon Springs Public Library: Open

Please click here to see the complete listing of Library closings and time changes.

 

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