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 17, 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

Guardian Ad Litem Information Session. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Community Outreach Coordinator of Guardian Ad Litem will be here providing information on how to become a volunteer with this wonderful program. If you want to make a difference and help kids, this is the organization for you. They will be in the lobby.

Teen Yoga. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing session of yoga! Grades 6-12.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, October 18, 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.

Embroiderer’s Guild Stitch-In. Wednesday, October 19, 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.

Pretending Place. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. The Pretending Place is a creative playspace for young children. Kids and parents are welcome to explore our interactive learning stations at their own pace!

Baby Storytime! Wednesday, October 19, 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 19, 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.

Library Lab Rats – Stop Motion Animation. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Discover the world of science through fun experiments and activities. This program is designed for upper elementary and middle school students. This month we will learn about Stop Motion Animation.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, October 20, 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 20, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Legomania! Thursday, October 20, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Come create at YOUR library using our large collection of LEGO blocks and minifigures!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, October 21, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join this fun group to knit and crochet for charity. They have donated over 14,000 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!

Friday Afternoon Movie. Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. For adults. Details to come.

Yoga for Kids. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Join us for a fun and exciting Kid's yoga class at the library! We will welcome the season of FALL in a "yogi kind of way". Please wear comfy clothes, bring a mat or towel and a bottle water. We look forward to seeing you there! Grades K-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
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Regency Park Coloring Club. Tuesday, October 18, 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 19, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Halloween Movie. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Teens in grades 6-12 can come and watch a classic Halloween movie from their childhood. Snacks will be provided.

Savvy Savers Coupon Swap. Thursday, October 20, 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 20, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

S.C.O.R.E.: Understanding a Franchise Business. Thursday, October 20, 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.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Halloween Movie Marathon. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come watch Halloween movies all day long! This event is for all ages. Light refreshments will be served.


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

eMail Basics. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn how to send and receive eMail and tips for managing your inbox. If you have a laptop or tablet, bring it along. For Adults.

Bingo! Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Play bingo to win prizes, have fun and make new friends. Courtesy of the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Age: Adult.

Storytime +. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus Dogs with Dog Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 19, 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 20, 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 21, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this fifth of 6 classes. For adults.

Monster Mania! Saturday, October 22, 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 Spooktacular. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Calling all boos and ghouls out for a Halloween-themed storytime. Dress in costume for some trick-or-treating fun + stories and songs. Ages 2-5.

LEGO Maniacs: BRICK – or – TREAT. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. It's time for our annual Brick-or-Treat event! Dress up in costume for LEGO fun with candy and more. Timed ghost building challenge is back (winner gets a LEGO kit). Costume contest as well (winner gets a trick-or-treat bag). Join us @ 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 19, 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.

SCORE: Intro to QuickBooks. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free business seminar presented by Pasco Hernando Score 439.

Baby Time BOO-fest. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Let's switch things up a bit! Come in costume for this special themed Baby Time. Songs, stories, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

String Art. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. For teens.

Pin It! Friday, October 21, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Are you PINterested in making it? Join us on the third Friday of each month as we tackle a different fun, craft project from Pinterest.

Spooktackular Celebration. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Boo! Dress in costume and join us for a spooky afternoon of crafts & fun! GRADES K-5.


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 18, 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.

Karen’s Crafts – Book Pumpkins. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an awesome craft. This time Karen is making decorative pumpkins out of recycled books. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code and a signed liability waive is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. This is the training session to become a teen volunteer at the Land O' Lakes Library. If you are interested in being a volunteer please fill out the form on our website and then register yourself for one of the training sessions. If you need assistance please call the library at 813-929-1214.

Teen Advisory Board. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Teens gather to plan future youth events.

Family Night Out – Costume Party! Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for stories, crafts and games for the whole family. This month will be "Costume Party"! Please feel free to dress up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: 5 yrs-12 yrs.

AARP Smart Driver Course. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please call Eugene Pool at 813-949-8585 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 19, 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.

Woodworking 101 – Introduction to Lathes. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us to learn the basics of woodworking with an introduction to using the lathe. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 19, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. For adults.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Join our Friends of the Library for their monthly meeting. Help with fundraising, volunteering, and providing ideas for library programs.

Senior Games. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for fun and games at the library. Meet new people while playing cards, board games, or challenging video games. Ages: Adult. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, October 20, 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale Preview! Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Come on down to our Friends of the Library Book Sale! For a $5 donation you can get first pick of the books during our preview sale on Thursday night from 6:30-8:00pm. All proceeds go to support library programming.

Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library Bi-Annual Book Sale. Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friends of the Land O'Lakes Library offer donated books to the public for sale to support library programming.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 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 21, 2016, 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.

Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an extremely valuable session which will teach our younger crowd about the numerous tools used with woodworking. Ages 9-15. **Registration starts 10/8/16.** A signed liability waiver and registration is required for this program. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, October 22, 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 "Pumpkin Patch" themed activities!

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, October 22, 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 Crafts – Star Wars Reads. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for our monthy Pre-Teen Crafts! This month we will be making a Star Wars themed project. Ages 9-15. **Registration starts 10/8/16.** Completion of a liability waiver is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 to register. Ages: 9-15


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 at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, October 18, 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.

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Discuss a new book (some fiction, some nonfiction)each month!New members welcome, call us at 352-567-3576!

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 19, 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 19, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5 with parent. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela.

Coder Dojo Jr. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Teen & Pre-Teen Javascript & More Coding Club (Grades 6-12). Bring your e-mail address and password.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 19, 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!

Fowl Discussions – Poultry Raising Club. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Discuss different aspects of raising poultry.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteer Information Session. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy 2015/16 films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.

Halloween Tales with Gypsy Storyteller Katie Adams. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Fun, slightly spooky tales with lots of audience participation.

Read to Rover Saturday Matinee. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Children are invited to read to therapy dogs in the children's department on Saturday afternoons.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kids 12 and under w/parent guardian, enjoy a recently released movie, popcorn, and juice!


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

What’s Buggin’ Your Trees. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn from a master gardener how to recognize the insects that are good for trees as well as the ones that are harmful.

Story Time. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story Time for children ages 0-5 years old.

Senior Social. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

CareerSource Mobile One Stop. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 9:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. The Mobile Unit is a self-contained resource room on wheels with twelve computer stations; satellite Internet and telecommunications; printing, copying, and total mobility.

Medicare 101. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Have your Medicare enrollment questions answered by a SHINE representative.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Get volunteer hours for scholarships and school clubs by attending the Teen Advisory Meetings (TAB)! TAB members help to plan and run teen library programs. This program is for grades 6-12.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interested in learning about gardening? All are invited to join us for our monthly community garden meeting!

Children’s Popcorn and a Movie. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Join us for a fun, family-friendly film! Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we're showing.

 

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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