PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
8012 Library Road, Hudson, FL 34667
727-861-3020
Contact: Bob Harrison
roberth@pascolibraries.org


Events happening the week beginning October 2, 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 Advisory Board & McNuggets. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Get volunteer hours for scholarships and school clubs by attending our Teen Advisory Meetings! TAB members help plan and run teen library programs. This month we will serve Chicken McNuggets during the meeting. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 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, October 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Extension Office will be in the lobby to answer your specific gardening questions.

Pasco County Cooperative Extension. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Join the Master Gardeners from Pasco County Cooperative Extension for fun and informative lectures.

Baby Storytime! Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Senior Social. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 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 games. From time to time, we will have guest speakers. For seniors and all adults.

Pumpkin Painting! Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Come paint a pumpkin. Registration Required! All materials provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. Grades 4-7.

Embroiderer’s Guild Stitch-In. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The local chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America will be here to demonstrate and answer questions about their craft. Stop by and say hi.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Legomania! Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Come create at YOUR library using our large collection of LEGO blocks and minifigures!

Beginning Tai Chi. Friday, October 7, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The Taoist Tai Chi Society returns to teach the basics of this very beneficial martial art. Come and join the fun. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, October 7, 2016, 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.

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us to discuss a new title each month. For more information, please call 727-861-3040. For adults.

Star Wars Reads Day! Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Assemble at the library at 11am for Star Wars Reads Day! We will have games, crafts, prizes and refreshments! Fans are encouraged to wear costumes or Star Wars clothing. Special guests in official Star Wars costumes will be available for photos. Don't miss this one!


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

Regency Park Coloring Club. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Color, make new friends, and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join the TAB and help plan future events for teens at the library. You also earn volunteer hours!

Savvy Savers Coupon Swap. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come and swap coupons, talk about current deals, discuss money-saving ideas, and socialize at this event for adults.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, October 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Pumpkin Painting. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Show off your creative side by painting a pumpkin with us! This activity is for tweens in grades 4-7. Please sign up by contacting the Information Desk.


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

Friends Book Club – CANCELLED. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately, Friends Book Club will not be meeting this month. We will meet again in November.

SCORE: Understanding a Franchise Business. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This seminar will provide the key considerations and expose the myths of owning a franchise business. You'll learn and understand the potential, the issues, governance, support, resources available and much, much more. Click here to register.

Storytime + ASL. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus American Sign Language and Finger Painting for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. For those in grades K-5.

Color Me Happy For Adults. Friday, October 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this fourth of 6 classes. For adults.

Minecrafting. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Craft program for those in grades 4 - 7.


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, October 4, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Craft, songs & stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Ages 2-5.

LEGO Maniacs. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Join us Tuesdays @ 4:30 PM for a LEGO Block Party! Tables & tables of LEGO bricks will be supplied for all Master Builders... DUPLO for the babies. GRADES K-5.

Donuts & Documentaries. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Homeschoolers! Adults! Seniors! Grab a seat each week and enjoy a documentary. Donuts & refreshments provided. ALL AGES.

Computer & Technology Class. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn about a different computer or technology topic each month. Call the library for details at (727) 834-3331.

Sew What? Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This October, we'll work on completing a project using a sewing machine. Registration is limited to 6 kids (ages 8-14)! Call for details and to register at (727) 834-3331.

Baby Time. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Songs, stories, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

#Teens + Pizza. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join our Teen Advisory Board! Earn volunteer hours! Plan & prep library programs! Eat pizza provided by Slice of Heaven Pizza (1366 US-19 ALT, Holiday, FL 34691) & more! GRADES 6-12.

Family Movie Night. Friday, October 7, 2016, 5:25 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas, bring your favorite blanket and join us each month for a fun, family-friendly feature film! Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

Free GED Resources. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Learn all about FREE GED resources to help you prep for the test.


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

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours. This is free time for you to make your own projects. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Pre-Teen Spooky Pillows. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a spooky pre-teen craft. This time we will be hand sewing spooky pillows. Ages: 9-15. ***Registration starts 9/20/16.***. Proper dress code and a signed liability waive is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Anime Club. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Teens and adults gather to learn about the latest and greatest manga and anime.

Master Gardener Seminar. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for a gardening themed seminar hosted by a Master Gardener.

Hallow Tangles for Adults! Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Halloween inspired Zentangled craft! Ages: 16+. **Registration starts 9/21/16.** Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us to learn how to play Mahjong. This class is designed for beginners. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Registration is required.

Alzheimer’s Association/Caregiver Support. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. To inform the community about services and support available for patients with dementia.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for Intermediate level Mahjong. This session is designed for those who already know how to play or who have attended our beginner classes. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Registration is required.

Social Seniors. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 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. Ages: 55+. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children. Ages: Birth-1 yr.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, October 7, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This storytime is geared towards children ages 1-2 years.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, October 7, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Teen Game Night. Friday, October 7, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Teens gather to play a variety of video, card, and board games.

Pre-Teen Hallow Tangles! Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Halloween inspired Zentangled craft! Ages: 9-15. **Registration starts 9/24/16**. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Play, Make, Discover! Candy Painting. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Join us for our all new "Tinkering for Tots" program series. On select Saturdays we will have a different program for toddlers and preschoolers to play, make, and discover! This week we will be painting with candy!

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours. This is free time for you to make your own projects. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Pre-Teen Gaming. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Want to come to all those teen game nights you see advertised but just not old enough? Join us to play all the latest video games and some classic board games! Ages: 9-15 Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library.

Pre-Teen Jewelry Making – Spooky Tassels. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for another fabulous jewelry making class! This time we will be learning how to make a spooky tassel. Ages 9-15. **Registration starts 9/24/16.** A signed liability waiver, registration, and proper dress code is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information, and to register.


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

Knitting Club. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish, 1st and 3rd Tues. 60 mins.

Mystery Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Please call 352-567-3576 to join! New members always welcome.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Ages birth-2 with parent. Enjoy stories, songs, & fingerplays with your child & Miss Angela.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5 with parent. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela.

Tween YuGiOh Tournament. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Gr. 4-8 are invited to a YuGiOh Tournament! Free to enter. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Beginners to advanced. We have chess sets. Bring your own time clock if you wish. If you're new to chess, they'll help you learn!

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 11-2:30 on 2nd full Fri/Sat of each month (except June). Great bargains on books, many like-new! All genres. DVDs often available too! Book Bazaar proceeds help to fund programming for all ages at Hugh Embry Library.


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 Technology Tutoring for Seniors. Seniors, sign up to get one-on-one basic technology tutoring. To schedule an appointment, please call 813-788-6375. Bilingual tutor available. For ages 50 and over. By appointment only.

Story Time. Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story Time for children ages 0-5 years old.

Anime Club. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! This program is for grades 6 and above.

Lego Club. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Build and program your Lego creations! For ages 5 and up.

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For grades k-3. Make a fun craft to take home! All crafts supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library.

 

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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