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By Times Staff Writer
Published November 30, 2007
Clearwater's libraries have changed their hours, largely in response to budget cuts, but the city's five branches lost a combined total of just 13 hours a week, director Barbara Pickell said. The good news: The Main Library is now open Sundays. Here are the new hours:
- Main, 100 N Osceola Ave.; Countryside, 2741 State Road 580 and East, 2251 Drew St.: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
- North Greenwood, 905 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday
- Beach, 69 Bay Esplanade: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Speed limit for Main is topic
Do you think the 25 mph speed limit on the west end of Main Street is too low? Or is it just right? You can voice your opinion at a City Commission meeting which begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 750 Main St. During the meeting, the city engineer will present commissioners with a summary report of a speed limit study performed in October. Then residents can have their say and commissioners can vote whether to change it or not.
Synagogue gets visiting rabbi
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus, the founder of Chaya Aydel Seminary in Hallandale Beach, a Chabad teacher's college for women, will be the scholar in residence at Young Israel-Chabad of Pinellas County today and Saturday at 3696 Fisher Road. There will be a traditional Shabbat dinner at 5:30 p.m. today and Rabbi Tennenhaus will speak on "The ultimate mission - how every Jew is empowered to bring God into the world." Following Saturday morning Shabbat services, there will be a luncheon/Chassidic gathering with the rabbi. Call (727) 789-0408 or visit www.yichabad.com.
Registration for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis 5K run and 1-mile fitness walk is at 7 a.m. Saturday at Fred Howard Park, 1700 Sunset Drive, Tarpon Springs. Races start at 8 a.m. An item Thursday gave the wrong times.
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