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

Events happening the week beginning February 26, 2017

 

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: 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

February is Library Lover’s Month. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, all day. The Hudson Library will be celebrating "Love Your Library" during the month of February. During this time, we will have hearts available for the public to write down how they love their library. These hearts will be put on the wall by checkout. Our goal is to fill the wall as much as possible. So come on out and let us know how you love your library and thank the Friends for all of the programs they support.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, February 28, 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.

Documentary Film on Shirley Chisholm. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. In honor of Black History Month and Woman's History Month, the local chapter of the National Organization for Women and the Friends of the Hudson Library will sponsor the documentary, "Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed" about the life of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress in 1968. She also ran for president and was a founding member of NOW.

Senior Social. Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 2, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, March 2, 2017, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Fascinating Stories from Our National Parks. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Learn about our fascinating national parks in this program presented by Penny Musco, author of “Life Lessons from the National Parks”. Paid for by the Friends of the Hudson Library.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, March 3, 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
Phone: 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

Coloring Club. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Mystery Book Club. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Read and discuss a mystery book. This activity is for adults. Please contact the Information Desk for this month's book selection.

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

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 1, 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!

Chair Yoga. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:15 p.m. Relaxation and Chair Yoga for adults.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, March 2, 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, March 3, 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, March 4, 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
Phone: 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

Movie Mystery. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 4:00 p.m. — 5:45 p.m. Come Watch a Movie Mystery with Us. See when Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds the Home. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. For those in grades 8 - 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 2, 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, March 3, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this third of 6 classes. For adults.

Springtime Crafts. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Create something seasonal. For those in grades K-3 and their families.


SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY
4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690
Phone: 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, February 28, 2017, 11:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Craft, songs & stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Ages 2-5.

LEGO Maniacs. Tuesday, February 28, 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.

Donuts & Documentaries. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m. Homeschoolers! Adults! Seniors! Grab a seat each week and enjoy a documentary. Donuts & refreshments provided. ALL AGES.

Computer & Technology Class. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Learn about file management.

Tablet Talk. Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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.

$5 Fridays. Friday, March 3, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friends of the South Holiday Library invite you to come fill a bag (bags are provided) full of books for $5.00 every Friday! Money raised helps support all library programs.

Family Movie Night. Friday, March 3, 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.

Spring Crafts & Games. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Time to get our hands dirty with some garden crafts and outdoor games. GRADES K-5.


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Phone: 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, February 28, 2017, 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.

Woodworking 101 – Spinning Tops. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make your own spinning tops. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code and a signed liability waive is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, March 1, 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.

Tangled Up in Clover. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Zentangled craft! This month we will be doing a Zentangle project using a repeated clover pattern. 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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.

Canasta for Beginners. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

SHINE Turning 65: Medicare Assistance. Friday, March 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The purpose of this program is to educate elders regarding Medicare insurance. More information can be found online at http://www.floridashine.org/

Toddler Storytime. Friday, March 3, 2017, 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, March 3, 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, March 3, 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 Tangled Up in Clover. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for a Zentangled craft! This month we will be doing a Zentangle project using a repeated clover pattern. 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, March 4, 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, March 4, 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.

Pre-Teen Foundry (Karen). Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make a TBA. Ages: 9-15. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Snack and a Movie. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of each month to watch a highly popular G or PG rated film and enjoy free snacks and juice. Call for this month’s title. Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: Elementary K-5.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Phone: 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

Essential Oil from Plants. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn how to use essential oils from plants with Debra Sweger.

Tween Finch & Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robots. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Program & build robots. For grades 4-8.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Gr. 4-8 are invited to a YuGiOh Tournament! Free to enter.

Chess Club. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 5:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. Main floor, 5-7:30 pm. 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!

Fascinating Stories from Our National Parks. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn about our fascinating national parks in this program presented by Penny Musco, author of “Life Lessons from the National Parks”.

Teen Gaming. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

Read to Rover Saturday Matinee. Saturday, March 4, 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, March 4, 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
Phone: 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, March 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Story time for toddlers and preschoolers.

Anime Club. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! For grades 6 and above.

Career Source Mobile One: Job Search and Career Assistance. Friday, March 3, 2017, 9:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Job Seekers, get the help you need searching for work, creating and printing resumes, accessing local and statewide job listings, and getting information about programs provided by CareerSource--all for FREE! The One Stop is Pasco Hernando CareerSource's Mobile Unit. It is a self-contained resource room on wheels with 12 computer stations; satellite internet and telecommunications; and printing/copying capabilities.

View the Night Sky. Friday, March 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Outdoor astronomy program. More details coming soon!

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This month's discussion is about Blind Justice by Anne Perry.

Friends of the Library Meeting. Saturday, March 4, 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, March 4, 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.


ZEPHYRHILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
5347 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542
Phone: 813-780-0064
Tue: 9:00 – 7:00
Wed: 9:00 – 7:00
Thu: 9:00 – 7:00
Fri: 9:00 – 7:00
Sat: 9:00 – 12:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Beginning Yoga. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Learn some beginning poses and basic information about Yoga with Deni Murphy. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, water, and towel. Yoga blocks may be helpful but are not necessary. Please pre-register for the entire session (4 classes). Space is limited and is reserved for those who pre-register.

IQuit Smoking Cessation. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Double your success rate of quitting the tobacco addiction! Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco in a friendly and supportive setting. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and get free NRT patches, Gum and Lozenges while supplies last. Meet in the large study room.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Develop your talent or offer tips to others in this supportive group of local artists. Bring your own supplies or borrow a few to have fun being creative! This group is open to all levels of art enthusiasts. Ages: teens-seniors.

SCORE: Internet Marketing. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Utilize your website enhance your business. Please pre-register at 727-842-4638 or http://conta.cc/2lBxqs0 to reserve your seat in this free SCORE workshop.

Healthy Eating & Living: It Starts with Food. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Learn how to take control of over 90% of the factors determining health with Sandra Cole, RN, BS. Each week Sandra will lead a discussion of a well-known book on the related topic and present invaluable health information. Please pre-register in advance so enough materials are on hand.

Book Club. Friday, March 3, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pick up a copy of this month's book club selection and let's talk!

Reiki: Healing Touch, Reflexology and Acupressure Techniques. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Karen O'Rourke RN, MS is a Reiki Master and Certified Healing Touch Practitioner who has been integrating energy healing into her holistic nursing practice with clients for more than 25 years. Learn about complimentary alternative medicine (CAM) techniques that you can use every day for health and well-being. Program offers practical hands-on exercises and information about your body's core energy system, reiki, and healing touch techniques that work–including how nutrition and energy balancing assist the body in healing and relaxation. Reading list and handouts available.

 

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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