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St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 11, 2015) – The St. Petersburg Library System, in partnership with SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), will host a free session entitled “New to Medicare?” at the Main Library, 3745 Ninth Avenue North, on Saturday, May 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you are, or will be new to Medicare in 2015, please join us to learn about all of your health care and prescription drug plan options as a Medicare beneficiary. SHINE will provide information on state and federal programs to assist low income beneficiaries with Medicare costs.

In addition, SHINE will also offer one-on-one appointments on Tuesday, May 19, from 3 to 7 p.m. Please call 727-893-7724 to register. The service is free and open to the public.

The St. Petersburg Library System offers this program as a part of its 5E Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community. For more information, call the Main Library at 727-893-7724.

About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of its diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit



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