PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
8012 Library Road, Hudson, FL 34667
727-861-3040
Contact: Britt Dichraff
brittd@pascolibraries.org

Events happening the week of August 30 through September 5, 2015


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

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 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.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Earn volunteer hours by helping us plan and prepare library programs for teens. The more the merrier, so bring your friends! Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For grades 8-12.

Successful Fall Vegetable Gardening. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Florida winters provide perfect weather for growing fresh, nutritious vegetables. Learn some tips on how to care for a Florida vegetable garden and you'll soon be reaping the benefits! This a free program brought to you by the Pasco Extension. For adults.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Lego Mindstorms. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Join our small team and learn to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorms. This is a free program sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For grades 4-7.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers. Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Beginning Tai Chi. Friday, September 4, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Taoist Tai Chi Society returns to introduce us to this gentle form of exercise. Please consult with your physician before starting any exercise program. Class space is limited and registration is required. Please sign-up in person at the library or by calling 727-861-3040. For adults.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, September 4, 2015 from 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.

Silly Saturday Dance Party. Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Come dance and play the morning away!


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

Baby Storytime. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Earn volunteer hours and help plan upcoming teen events and programs. For grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Lego Mania. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Come and let your imagination run wild with our great Lego collection! 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, September 1, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion on Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. For adults.

SCORE: Legal Choices for Small Businesses. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. If you’re starting a business, considering changing your current business entity, or are curious about how copyright and patent law may affect your business, this is the seminar for you. We’ll walk you through the choices among the general aspects of business entities and intellectual property in Florida. This is a free seminar, but registration is requested. Please register online at www.PascoHernando.score.org.

Storytime +. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Join us to learn American Sign Language for toddlers and preschoolers, plus there will be stories, songs, and fun.

Color Me Happy for Adults. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize, and have fun coloring intricate designs. This is a free program, but class size is limited and registration is required. Please register in person at the library or by calling 727-834-3204. For adults.

Lego Club. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For kids in the Elementary grades and their families.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Young readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. For those in grades K-5.

Whovian Friday. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. Join us to relive the popular series or discover it for the first time, starting at the beginning of the reboot. Bring your friends for an evening of wibbly, wobbly, timey, wimey fun! Please call the library for more information: 727-834-3204. For Teens.

Elementary Craft Fun. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a fun and colorful project using wax paper resist. All materials will be supplied, thanks to the Friends of Centennial Park 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

Storytime. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Join us Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. for a Lego Block Party! We’ll have tables and tables of Lego blocks for the master builders, and DUPLOs for the younger ones. For grades K-5.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Earn volunteer hours by helping us plan and prep teen library programs! Eat pizza from Slice of Heaven Pizza & more! For grades 6-12.

Baby Time. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2 years.

Computer & Technology Class: Computer Basics. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Learn basic computer skills. Please call the library for details: (727) 834-3331.

Family Movie Night. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas, bring your favorite blanket, and join us on the first Friday of each month for a fun, family-friendly feature film! Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. Please call the library to find out what we’re showing: 727-834-3331. For kids and their families.

Anime & Manga Club. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join this lively group where anime and manga lovers come together. Learn about up-and-coming anime/manga and discuss anime/manga related topics. Dress up as your favorite anime character. Enjoy pizza from Brooklyn Best Pizza & refreshments. For grades 6-12.


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

Anime Club. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. This is the latest and greatest meeting of the Land O' Lakes Japanese Anime & Manga Club, or LOLJAM. Come discuss a variety of topics: Japanese culture, youth society, fashion, art, cosplay, toys, history, anime, manga, and more! Try new foods from Japan every meeting and watch the latest in anime releases, some new to America. Club membership is limited and prior registration is required. Visit the library and ask at the reference desk for more info! Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades 6-12.

Alzheimer's Association/Caregiver Support. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Attend this program to learn about services and support available for patients with dementia.

Social Seniors. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.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. *The Social Seniors are now collecting gently used paperbacks for the veterans. Donations are appreciated.* Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library. For ages 55 and over.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.    Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 0-1. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-2. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Teen Game Night. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Join us to play all your favorite video games like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii games, and more! There will also be a free Mini Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament with card pack prizes! Free snacks provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library.

Popcorn and a Movie. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of each month to watch a newly released G or PG rated film and enjoy free popcorn and juice. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades 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. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome! Bring a bag lunch if you wish. For adults.

Hugh Embry Mystery Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us as we discuss Robert Galbraith's The Silkworm. New members are always welcome. For adults.

Toddler Storytime with Ms. Angela. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Enjoy wonderful stories, songs, and fingerplays with Ms. Angela. For ages 1-3 with guardian.

Preschool Storytime with Ms. Angela. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts with Ms. Angela! For ages 4-5 with guardian.

Chess Club. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Players of all skill levels are welcome to join the club and play chess at the library. The group will meet in the Meeting Room or on the main floor. For adults, seniors, and teens.

Watercolor Postcard Craft (Etegami). Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Enjoy this beautiful, relaxing craft. Class space is limited to 12; please call to sign up: 352-567-3576. This is a free program thanks to the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For adults.

Teen Anime. Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Have fun watching the latest anime and tasting Japanese treats. Free! Host: Paul Stonebridge. For grades 9-12.

Tween Yu-Gi-Oh (New day and time). Friday, September 4, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join us to play Yu-Gi-Oh! We have extra decks if you don't have cards. Free snacks will be provided thanks to the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For tweens, grades 4-8.

Lego Kid-struction Day: Build, Construct, Create. Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Kids, enjoy Lego blocks, KEVA planks, Snap-Circuits, and crafts! For kids 10 and under with parent or guardian.


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

Homework Help. Tuesday – Friday each week. Teen volunteers provide homework help for students in grades 1-6. Please call 813-788-6375 for times and information.

Beginning Computer Tutoring for Seniors. By appointment only. Seniors, sign-up to get one-on-one basic computer tutoring. To schedule an appointment, please call 813-788-6375. For ages 50 and over.

Reading Buddies. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. Young readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Storytime for children ages 0 to 2 years old.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Storytime for children ages 3-5.

Five Wishes Living Will Program. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Patricia Sutton from Gulfside Hospice and Pasco Palliative Care will present a program about living wills. Make your wishes known now about the kind of care you’d like to receive if a time comes when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.

SHINE Medicare Help. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE volunteer will be available to help answer Medicare enrollment questions. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

Teen Volunteer Orientation. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Do you need volunteer hours for school or scholarships? Come to our volunteer orientation for grades 6-12.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Earn community service hours for scholarships by helping the library choose programs for teens. For grades 6-12.

Anime Club. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Watch and discuss anime and manga. For grades 6 and above.

Medicare 101. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Are you turning 65? Your Medicare and Insurance questions can be answered in this program.

Job Searching Sites and Tips. Friday, September 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Learn the best places to search for jobs online.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. This month we’ll be discussing Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. New faces are always welcome.

Friends of the New River Library. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Meeting of the Friends of the New River Library. Everyone is invited to join this non-profit organization which supports library programs.

Gaming Club. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Video games, board games, and RPGs! Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of New River Library. For grades 4 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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