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


Events happening the week beginning January 1, 2017


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 & Pizza! Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 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 Pizza during the meeting. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 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, January 3, 2017, 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, January 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Cooperative Extension office present on Palms, a Pasco County favorite.

Senior Social. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, January 5, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Celtic Voyage by Cracked Walnuts. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The singing duo Cracked Walnuts, Jan and Jeff Ausfahl, will present their program Celtic Voyage, a musical visit to the British Isles featuring songs, stories and humor of Ireland and Scotland.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, January 6, 2017, 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!


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, January 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Color, make new friends, and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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!

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Storytime with the Sharing Our World therapy dogs for elementary-aged children in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, January 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Lego Mania and More. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come use your imagination and build with Legos, Snap Circuits, and Keva Planks! 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
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Friends Book Club. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion on The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library.

Storytime +. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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, January 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Color Me Happy For Adults. Friday, January 6, 2017, 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.

Library Carnival. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Have Fun Playing Some of Your Favorite Carnival Games at Your Library! For Those in Grades K-3 and Their Families.


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

LEGO Maniacs. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 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.

Computer & Technology Class. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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.

Tablet Talk. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Learn how to use different apps to get the most out of your tablet! Each week we'll explore a different topic to help make you a tech pro!

Baby Time. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

Teen Volunteer Meeting + Pizza. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 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, January 6, 2017, 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.

Safari, This Year is Wild! Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us on a wild safari! We will have crafts and games about majestic animals! 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

Pre-Teen Perler Bead Charms. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us for an awesome pre-teen craft in the Foundry. This time we will be making Perler Bead Charms. Ages: 9-15.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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.

Anime Club. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month to check out the latest anime and learn about Japanese culture. Ages: 12-18.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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.

Get Zen, Get Tangled! Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Zentangled craft! Ages: 16+. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Alzheimer’s Association/Caregiver Support Group. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. To inform the community about services and support available for patients with dementia. For more information please email Phyllis Bross at pebross@verizon.net.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 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, January 5, 2017, 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, January 5, 2017, 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, January 6, 2017, 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, January 6, 2017, 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, January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join us on the first Friday of every month to play the hottest new video games and enjoy free snacks! Ages: 12-18.

Pre-Teen Get Zen, Get Tangled! Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Zentangled craft! Ages: 9-15. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Join us for our all new "Little Makers" 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, January 7, 2017, 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.

Jr. Architects. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Snack and a Movie. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of this month to watch "The Secret Life of Pets" a PG rated film and enjoy free snacks and juice. 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
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 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 Mystery Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of Irish Stewed by Kylie Logan. New members are always welcome.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Ages birth-2. Enjoy stories, songs, & fingerplays with your child & Miss Angela. 40 mins.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Tween YuGiOh Tournament. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Gr. 4-8 are invited to a YuGiOh Tournament! Free to enter.

Chess Club. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Main floor. 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!

Celtic Voyage. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The singing duo Cracked Walnuts will present their program “Celtic Voyage”.

Teen Gaming. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

Drone Club. Friday, January 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn how to fly drones at the library - for all ages.

Read to Rover Saturday Matinee. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Children are invited to read to therapy dogs in the children's department on Saturday afternoons.

Lego Kid-struction Day: Build, Construct, Create. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Gr. K-5. Lego, Keva Planks, puzzles and more!


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

Story Time. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for toddlers and preschoolers.

Anime Club. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! For grades 6 and above.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus, III.

Friends of the Library Meeting. Saturday, January 7, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Friends of the 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, January 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. We will have board games, RPG games, card games, and video games (Xbox kinext and Wii). Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. This program is for grades 6 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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