PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
8012 Library Road, Hudson, FL 34667
727-861-3040
Contact: Britt Dichraff
brittd@pascolibraries.org

Events happening the week beginning July 31, 2016


HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Telephone: 727-861-3040
TUE: 10:00 - 8:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Teen Summer Reading Club: Pizza Party. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Celebrate the end of summer with a Pizza Party! For grades 8-12.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 4:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. This group instructs and shares ideas with knitters of all skill levels, beginning to advanced. New faces are always welcome. The group gathers at the tables near the New Books section.

Ask a Master Gardener. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Master Gardeners from the Pasco County Extension will be in the lobby to answer your specific plant and gardening questions.

Pasco County Extension: Ornamental Grasses. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Learn how to select and care for ornamental grasses and how to combine them with other flowers and shrubs in home landscapes. This is a free seminar presented by the Pasco Extension Master Gardeners. For adults.

Baby Storytime Summer Reading Club. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Senior Social. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Join us for coffee, games, and conversation. Make new friends, discuss common interests, and play cards or board games. For seniors and all adults.

Silly Sam the Music Man. Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us for a party full of singing, dancing, and silliness! Silly Sam gets the kids moving, grooving, and laughing. Light refreshments will be served.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, August 5, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join this fun group to knit and crochet for charity. They have donated over 15,000 items--hats, scarves, items for children, afghans, and more--to cancer patients, the needy, the homeless, and others. New faces are always welcome, and if you want to learn how to knit or crochet, they will teach you.

ShowTime for Kids Live Performance. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us for a fun-filled, high energy show featuring magic, balloons, audience participation, and lots of laughs! Light refreshments will be served after the performance. For all ages.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Telephone: 727-861-3049
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU 11:00 - 8:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Florida Free Summer Lunch Bus. Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Free Summer Lunch Bus will be in our parking lot serving lunch to all those 18 and younger. This is a service of the USDA Summer Break Spot Program.

Regency Park Coloring Club for Adults. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Color, make new friends, and socialize at this weekly event. For adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Elementary Summer Reading Club Final Party. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Celebrate the completion of the Summer Reading Program with a special performance by Showtime for Kids! For kids in grades K-5 and their families.

Movie Matinee. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Movie and popcorn for adults.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Tween Summer Reading Program Final Party. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with a presentation by Pinellas County Reptiles! For tweens in grades 4-7 and their families.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, August 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. For adults.

Teen Summer Reading Program Final Party. Friday, August 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Celebrate the end of the Teen Summer Reading Program with an after-hours gaming event. For teens in grades 6-12.

Read to Me Summer Reading Program Final Party. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Celebrate the end of the preschool summer reading program with a performance by Silly Sam the Music Man! For toddler, preschoolers, and their families.


CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY
5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 727-834-3204
TUE: 10:00 - 8:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Free Lunch Bus Plus Storytime. Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5, 2016 from 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. The Florida Free Lunch Bus will be in our parking lot to provide a lunch to all those 18 and younger. Lunch served through the USDA Summer BreakSpot Program and Storytime provided by us.

Friends Book Club. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion on Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman by JB Lynn. For adults.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a furry friend. For grades K-5.

Teen After Hours Games. Friday, August 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Come and play games after the library closes for some end-of-summer fun! For kids entering grades 8-12 in the fall.


SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY
4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 727-834-3331
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 8:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Storytime. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Craft, stories, songs, and more for toddlers and their loved ones. For ages 2-5.

Free Summer Lunch Bus. Tuesday – Friday, 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. The Florida Free Lunch Bus will be in our parking lot to provide a lunch to all those 18 and younger. Lunch served through the USDA Summer BreakSpot Program.

Baby Time. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2 years.

Book Sale: $5 Fridays. Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Every Friday, pay just $5 for a bag full of books from our Book Sale. All proceeds support library programs.

Anime + Pizza. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Join this lively club where anime & manga enthusiasts meet! Enjoy pizza from Brooklyn Best Pizza. For grades 6-12.


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Telephone: 813-929-1214
TUE: 10:00 - 8:00
WED: 10:00 - 6:00
THU: 10:00 - 6:00
FRI: 10:00 - 5:00
SAT: 10:00 - 5:00
SUN/MON: Closed

LOL Card Club. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us to play the card game Hand and Foot.

Life Reimagined Check Up. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This is a free two-hour program that will help you get inspired about your possibilities. Gain insight into where you are in life and where you want to go. Discover new methods and practical tools to help plan your next move. Please register at https://aarp.cvent.com/Aug2Checkup.

Beats with Brando. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Join Brando to learn how to use computer software to make music! To register, please call the library at 813-929-1214. For ages 9 and up.

Open Build Hours. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Work on your own projects during open hours in the makerspace. A signed liability waiver is required. For more information, please call 813-929-1214.

Anime Club. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Teens and adults gather to learn about the latest and greatest manga and anime.

Lights, Camera, Action! K-3 Summer Reading Club. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Awesome stories, crafts, and activities for kids in grades K-3.

Alzheimer's Support. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Learn about services and support available for patients with dementia.

Get Zen, Get Tangled. Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for another awesome Zentangle inspired craft! Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. To register, please call the library at 813-929-1214. For ages 9 and up.

Social Seniors. Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join our group of Social Seniors for coffee, cake, and conversation. Get involved at the library by offering programming suggestions, or take this time to meet new friends, discuss common interests, and engage in recreational activities. Occasional workshops on topics of interest may be scheduled. Refreshments will be provided thanks to the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library. For ages 55 and over.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Lap-sit songs and activities for mothers and their babies. We will even teach a bit of American Sign Language. For ages 0-1 year.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. For ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. For ages 3-5 years.

Teen Game Night. Friday, August 5, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Join us to play a variety of video, card, and board games. For teens.

Silly Dance Party. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Come dance and play the morning away! For toddlers and preschoolers.

Open Build Hours. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Work on your own projects during open hours in the makerspace. A signed liability waiver is required. For more information, please call 813-929-1214.

Lights, Camera, Action! K-3 Summer Reading Club. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Awesome stories, crafts, and activities for kids in grades K-3.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Telephone: 352-567-3576
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 8:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

How to Use Essential Oils. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Learn how to use essential oils in body wash, cleaners, and more in this free program presented by Debra Sweger. For adults.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Bring your knitting supplies and a bag lunch if you wish. This group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

Hugh Embry Mystery Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. To find out what the Mystery Book Discussion Group is reading next, please call 352-567-3576. New members are always welcome. For adults.

Senator Bill Nelson Constituents' Meeting. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet with a representative of Senator Bill Nelson.

Chess Club. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels are welcome. If you're new to chess, the group will help you learn. For adults and teens.

Teen & Pre-teen Summer Reading Club Final Party. Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Join us for a fun-filled final party for the Summer Reading Club! For grades 4-12.

Tween Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament. Friday, August 5, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Compete in our Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament! It's free to enter, and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. For grades 4-8.

Read to Rover. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Kids are invited to read to therapy dogs in the Children’s area on Saturday afternoons. The kids love it, and the dogs do, too!

K-3 Summer Reading Club Final Party. Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us for a final Summer Reading Club show for kids in grades K-3 and their families.


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543
Telephone: 813-788-6375
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 8:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Beginning Computer Tutoring for Seniors. By appointment only. Seniors, sign-up to get one-on-one basic computer tutoring. To schedule an appointment, please call 813-788-6375. For ages 50 and over.

Read to Me. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Summer story time for children ages 0 to 5 years old.

Trivia. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for various trivia games. Refreshments will be provided thanks to the Friends of the Library. For adults.

Anime Club. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Watch and discuss anime and manga. For grades 6 and above.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Join us to discuss this month’s selection, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. For adults.

Friends of the Library Meeting. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. The Friends of New River Library is a non-profit group that meets once a month and supports library programs for all ages. All are invited to join!

Gaming Club. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. We will have board games, video games, and role playing games. Refreshments will be provided thanks to the Friends of the Library. For grades 4 and above.

Please note: All event dates and times are subject to change without notice. It's a good idea to confirm event details with the hosting library prior to attending any program.

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