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

Events happening the week beginning April 16, 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

Friends of the Hudson Library Spring Book Sale. Tuesday, April 18 – Saturday, April 22, 2017, all day. Now that you've done your spring cleaning, it's time to stock up on some recent bestsellers! Come on by, you'll find a bargain! We guarantee!

SHINE Counseling. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.

Outside the Lines: Teen Coloring Program. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Think coloring is just for little kids and adults? Think again! Refreshments & all materials provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, April 18, 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.

Beginning Chess. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. For anyone who has ever wanted to learn how to play chess, this is the class for you. Our very own communications specialist, Bob Harrison, will lead you through this fun game of strategy and skill. Space is limited to 8 people. Sign up at the reference desk.

Color Me Calm. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Come color your worries away! All materials provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. This is an Adult program.

CareerSource Pasco Hernando. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CareerSource Pasco Hernando will be here to help with job searches, resumes and any other related items.

Senior Social. Wednesday, April 19, 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.

Library Lab Rats. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 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.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, April 20, 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, April 20, 2017, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, April 21, 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!

Piano with James J. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Drop by and enjoy some great piano music by James J.

Family Craft Corner. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun activities and/or crafts!


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, April 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Protecting Yourself Against Scams. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The price of scams against seniors is much more than financial. Find out why seniors are targeted, the toll it can take on your health, and how to protect yourself.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Follow the Leader Painting. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join us for step-by-step painting with Miss Bert! For teens in grades 6-12.

Chair Yoga. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Relaxation and Chair Yoga for adults.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, April 20, 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.

Jewelry Making: Tree of Life. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Make your own beaded tree of life pendant. This activity is for adults. Space is limited. Please sign up by contacting the Information Desk.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Strong Girls School. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Strong Girls School is a tween program that focuses on building character and confidence in girls (grades 4-7). We will explore issues like gender inequality, self-worth, body image, and healthy relationships in a fun and supportive environment through the use of group discussions, activities, games, and crafts.


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

SCORE: Internet Marketing. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Obtain an understanding of the Internet Marketing technologies, and how they may enhance the ability of a small business to reach customers and communicate their brand, products, and services. Visit http://conta.cc/2nOCoQt to register.

Storytime +. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, April 19, 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, April 20, 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, April 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this second of 5 classes. For adults.

DIY Lip Balm. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make up your own lip balm and learn how to make it at home. For Those in Grades 4 - 7.


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, April 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Craft, songs & stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Ages 2-5.

LEGO Maniacs. Tuesday, April 18, 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, April 19, 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.

Baby Time. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:45 a.m.  Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

Movie and Munchies! Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Grab a seat while we watch the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Popcorn and refreshments provided. GRADES 6-12!

Friends $5 Fridays. Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 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.

Pin It! Craft Program. Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Create garden crafts!

Live Action Battleship. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. You sank my battleship! Try to protect your own fleet while you annihilate your opponent’s. It’s a battle that you must win! Wear clothes & shoes you don’t mind getting wet. We’ll be playing this game outside and you’ll be the ship. Waiver required. GRADES 4-7.


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

AARP Safe Driver Class. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please call Eugene Pool at 813-949-8585 to register.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, April 18, 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 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.

Woodworking 101: Toy Makers Pt. 2. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for "Woodworking 101: Toy Makers". In this class participants, will make a wooden scooter. This is a two-part class. Please be able to attend both sessions. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Registration required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Advisory Board. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Teens gather to plan future youth events.

3D Printing. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a seminar on the open source 3D design software, Tinkercad. We will also learn about the 3D printer and print something cool! 9+. Completion of a liability waiver and proper dress code is required. Registration required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, April 19, 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.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, April 19, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Land O’ Lakes Library Friends Meeting. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 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, April 20, 2017, 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, April 20, 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, April 20, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale Preview. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for our sneak peek of the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library Spring Book Sale! For a $5 donation to the Friends, you will receive first pick of all the great books we have for sale.

Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library Spring Book Sale. Friday, April 21 – Saturday, April 22, 2017, all day. It's that time of years again; our semi-annual book sale! The Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library are selling books to support library programming. Come out and support your library and get some great deals in the process!

Toddler Storytime. Friday, April 21, 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, April 21, 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.

Pre-Teen Spring Sewing Craft. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an awesome pre-teen program. This time we will be making a spring themed sewing craft. Ages: 9-15. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Registration required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! Earth Day. Saturday, April 22, 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! Join us this week for an Earth Day themed sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, April 22, 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.

Stained Glass Hanging Vases. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for an awesome pre-teen program! This time we will be making a stained glass hanging vase. Ages: 9-15. Proper dress code and a signed liability waive is required. Registration required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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.


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

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, April 18, 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 Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'The Nightingale' by Kristin Hannah. New members welcome, call us at 352-567-3576!

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, April 19, 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, April 19, 2017, 12:00 p.m. — 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info (2017). Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Chess Club. Wednesday, April 19, 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!

Genealogy 101. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. A free, fun, and informative beginner's guide to the genealogy process. Please call to register 352 567-3576.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy 2015/16 films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.

Read to Rover. Saturday, April 22, 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.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 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
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

Good Bugs/Bad Bugs. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Call 813-788-6375 for information.

Story Time. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Story time for toddlers and preschoolers.

Senior Social. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 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: Job Search and Career Assistance. Thursday, April 20, 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.

Medicare 101. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Premier Community Healthcare. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. A representative from the local community health center will offer free assistance with: Medicaid, food stamps, Florida Kidcare, Affordable Care Act, and other community resources.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 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, April 20, 2017, 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.

Drop-In Tech Help. Friday, April 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Need help with your computer, tablet, or smartphone? Stop in for free tech help from 2-4. Registration is not required. First-come, first-served.

Children’s Popcorn and a Movie. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 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.


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

FLOW: Mobile Licensing Bus. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visit the FLO bus on Friday to Renew your driver's license or tag and more! The mobile licensing bus will be in the parking lot behind the Library from 9am - 3pm.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, April 18, 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.

Author Visit: Penny Musco & Life Lessons from the National Parks. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Whether you're a hiker, a museum explorer, or a reader who travels vicariously, Life Lessons will take you on a four-season tour of America's most glorious places within the National Park Service. Penny Musco brings the NPS sites to life with her first-person experiences, scripture, and inspirational anecdotes that relate to the parks' stories. The author will talk about her book, followed by a book signing. There will be books on hand for purchase.

Lunch & Learn Health Education Series: Colorectal Cancer Awareness. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a light lunch while Moffitt Center's community education specialist shares information on important health related issues. Presented in Partnership by Moffitt Cancer Center and Premier Community Healthcare. Reserve your seat by contacting the library, pre-registering online or by calling 813-780-0064.

Color Us Creative. Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Coloring is wildly and with good reason: it's fun, addictive and it helps de-stress and relax your mind. Bring your own coloring pencils, pages, and supplies or use ours! Adults only please.

Gaming Galore: Xbox & Nintendo. Friday, April 21, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Epic battles with your fellow gamers!

Conversational Spanish for Beginners. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Learn Spanish in a fun and welcoming class taught by Penn State University Graduate and native Spanish-speaker, Ruth Linares! Topics include: greeting people, chatting with neighbors, ordering food, and useful phrases. This class is for beginners. Please pre-register by calling 813-780-0064.

 

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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