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 10, 2016

Please note that all branches will be closed Friday, October 14, 2016 for a planned staff training day.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, October 11, 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.

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

Tech Time. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. An introduction to Android.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, October 13, 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 13, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Toddler Time – Sensory Saturday! Saturday, October 15, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Come explore our various sensory stations that will encourage your little one's curiosity and sense of wonder through touch, sight and sound! For ages 1-3.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

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

Book Club. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet to discuss a book each month. Contact the Information Desk to find out this month's selection.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

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

Anime Club. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime; for teens in grades 6-12.

Introduction to Computers. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn the basics of using a computer. Please register for this class by contacting the Information Desk at 727-861-3049.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Star Wars Reads Day! Saturday, October 15, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with crafts, activities, and special guests. Come dressed as your favorite character if you wish! This activity is for kids in grades K-5.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

T.A.B. & Gaming. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with program planning and preparation. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Stay for video games after the meeting. Grades 8-12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus Morning with Sunshine Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 12, 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 13, 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.

Anime Club. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Watch Anime, Discuss Manga and Learn about Japanese Culture. Snacks Provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. For Those in Grades 6 - 12.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Storytime. Tuesday, October 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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.

Sew It Seams. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Each month, we'll work on completing a new project using a sewing machine. Registration is strongly encouraged! Call for details (727) 834-3331.

Baby Time. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Songs, stories, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

South Holiday Library Book Club. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. COFFEE! DISCUSSION! TREATS! Join us for a lively discussion, coffee, and treats! This month we'll be discussing The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Call (727) 834-3331 for more information.

Sliver of Sunshine State Book Club. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Let's read! Join us for snacks & refreshments while we discuss a different Sunshine State Reader. We'll be working off the grades 6-8 Sunshine State Reader list. GRADES 4-7.

Triwizard Tournament. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Champions compete in three tasks designed to test magical ability, intelligence and courage. Winner will represent South Holiday Library at the Yule Ball in December. GRADES 4-7.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 10:00 - 5:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Parent and Baby Yoga. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Parents learn baby wearing yoga poses with their 2 months to 12 month old babies. Please bring your baby carrier and yoga mat. A signed liability waiver is required.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, October 11, 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.

Jr. Architects. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us for our Jr. Architects program where participants will learn the basics of architecture using our awesome Lego kits. Ages: 9-15. ***Registration starts 9/27/16.*** Proper dress code and a signed liability waive is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 12, 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.

Spooky Crafts for Adults – Spooky Canisters. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make a spooky craft for Halloween. This time we will be making spooky characters using yarn and felt covered canisters. Ages 16+. **Registration starts on 9/28/16.** Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 12, 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.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, October 13, 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.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, October 13, 2016, Join us to watch a movie based on a book, or a critically acclaimed film. Genres will vary. Please contact the library at 813.929.1214 for more information. Ages: Adults. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library.

Sewing Basics 101. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. **Registration starts 10/1/16.** Ages: 9+. In this class patrons will become familiar with the sewing machine. Come learn about all the different parts of the machine and how they are used, including: the feed dogs, presser feet, and bobbin. We will get a lot of practice on the machine, doing things like: threading the machines needle and bobbin, and other basics, as well as sewing lines and curves, and different spacing. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. A signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, October 15, 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! The first and third Saturday of each month is our Silly Dance Party! Come dance and play the morning away! Toddlers and Preschooler.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, October 15, 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.

Kids Crafts: Spooktacular Creations! Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. oin us on the third Saturday of each month for a story and crafts. This month our crafts will be "Spooktacular Creations"! Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: Elementary K-5.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Facebook Class. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn all about Facebook in this hands-on class. Please bring your own laptop or tablet and your email address and password. Call to reserve your spot (352 567-3576).

Tween Finch & Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robots. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grades 4-8, plus mentors. CALL Angelo 352-567-3576 to be on small team building & programming robots, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 4-530 PM.

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

Make Your Own Greeting Cards. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults, free. 2-session class. Please call 352-567-3576 to sign up, Limit 12. 90 mins. Offered Oct/Nov 2016 and Jan/Feb 2017.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 12, 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!

Teen Gaming. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

Drone Club. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn how to fly drones at the library - for all ages.


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 (Closed Oct 14 for planned staff training day)
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Color Tonic. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Coloring for relaxation. For adults. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.

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

Walk In Tech Help. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Drop in any time during this hour for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers, and more.

Marketing to Grow Your Business. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. In this free SCORE seminar you will learn how and where to find some of the answers about what works and doesn't work, what information is required to write a sales & marketing plan, how to profile your customers, determine the best type of advertising and/or promotions, what you can learn from your competitors, and how to analyze your program's effectiveness.

RPG Gaming. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Role playing game for grades 6 and above.

Star Wars Reads Day. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with a couple of cool crafts!

Tabletop Gaming for Adults. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Love playing board games? Looking for a place to meet up with fellow gamers? Join us for an after-hours Tabletop Gaming night. We’ll have classic board games like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Clue as well as newer titles like Ticket to Ride, Pandemic and Forbidden Island. This program is free and intended for adults. Snacks and refreshments provided courtesy of 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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