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

Events happening the week beginning June 4, 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

SHINE Counseling. Tuesday, June 6, 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.

Elementary Build a Better World – Lego Party! Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Tuesday at 2pm for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.

Adult/Teen Build a Better World – Lightsabers/Part 1. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come build your very own lightsaber!  This program requires registration.  Spaces are limited...please call or stop by the library to reserve your space TODAY! 

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, June 6, 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, June 6, 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, June 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Cooperative Extension office present on a variety of topics. Check back for specifics.

Senior Social. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 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.

Pre-Teen Build a Better World – Lightsabers/Part 1. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come build your very own lightsaber!  This program requires registration.  Spaces are limited...please call or stop by the library to reserve your space TODAY!

Build a Better World – Toddler Summer Storytime. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Build a Better World – Pre-School Summer Storytime. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, June 9, 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!

Summer Movie Clubhouse. Friday, June 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us every Friday at 2pm to watch a family friendly movie on our big screen!  Free popcorn and a drink provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library.  Please call or stop by the library for movie titles.

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for some fun fiction and non-fiction reads!

All Ages Build a Better World Lego Challenge. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Build and WIN! Bring the entire family for an afternoon of Lego creativity.  Prizes will be awarded for the most creative designs and everyone will leave with a small participation gift.


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, June 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World with Legos. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Have fun building with Legos and Keva Planks! For Tweens in grades 4-7.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Summer Reading Club – Paint a Better World. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Learn tips and tricks for painting rocks and paint a few creations of your own! Hide your rocks around town to spread joy to others. For teens in grades 6-12.

Makerspace Program. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Crafts and projects for adults.  Please contact the Information Desk for more information and to sign up for this activity.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Share a story with the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. This activity is for elementary-aged children in grades K-5.

Build a Better Recycled Craft. Friday, June 9, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Kids Summer Reading Club program.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, June 9, 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, June 10, 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.

Summer Reading Club – Game Zone. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.


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

Summer Break Spot Lunch Bus. Monday – Friday, June 5 – June 9, 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All children ages 18 and younger are eligible for a free lunch all summer long. The USDA provides the boxed lunch and we will provide a story.

Teen Build a Better World – Color Me Happy. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Be creative  and de-stress by coloring intricate designs. For those who will be in grades 8 - 12 in the fall.

Storytime +. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Build a Better World – Imaginarium. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spark your imagination with fire breathing dragons and temporary tattoos. Summer Reading Program with Miss Cindy for those who will be in Kindergarten through grade 3 in the fall and their families.

Lego Club. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Master Gardener: Propagation 101. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Attractive and productive gardens are attainable on a budget. Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Learn some tricks of the trade to successfully germinate seeds and raise the seedlings to beautiful plants. For more information, call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156. Please register at http://bit.ly/2qc3WPj

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, June 8, 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, June 9, 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 7 classes. For adults.

Tween Build a Better World – Rock-It. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Create your own rocks to geocache for #NPRrocks. Summer Reading Program for those who will be in grades 4 - 7 in the fall.


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

Lunch Bus. Monday – Friday, June 5 – 9, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Create a Movie (Part 1). Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Be the director! During this series of programs, you'll get to work as a team to write a script, cast the parts, and film it! This program is open to those entering grades 4-7 in the Fall.

Character Celebration & Storytime. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We just can't LET IT GO! We are so excited to kick off summer with a frozen princess and her snowman creation. Join us and GEM Princess Parties & Character Celebrations for a fun character photo op and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Ages 2-5.

Build a Better World. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us as we present a fun program based on the national summer reading theme, Build A Better World. Each week, we'll explore a different way to Build A Better World through crafts and activities. These programs are open to those entering GRADES K-5 in the Fall.

Coding / 3D Printing. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Learn how to code and print with our 3D printer. Program is open to those entering GRADES 6-12 in the Fall.

Baby Time. Friday, June 9, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bouncy rhymes and bubbles for you and your bundle of joy. Ages birth-2 years.

Coding with Kim. Friday, June 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Registration required, space limited. Open to those entering Grades 4-7 in the Fall.

Kids Book Club. Friday, June 9, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Share a story and snacks during our weekly Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Open for those entering GRADES 3-5 in the Fall.

LEGO Maniacs. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. It's a brick party every Saturday morning this summer! LEGO bricks will be provided to all Master Builders. DUPLO blocks for the younger crowd.

Book Club. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee! Discussion! Treats! Join us each month for a lively discussion on a different book. New members always welcome! Call (727) 834-3331 for book title and more information. Ages 18+.


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, June 6, 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.

Introduction to Bead Weaving. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for "Intro to Bead Weaving". This beginner level class introduces the basics of bead weaving with the peyote stitch. Participants will practice by creating a flag keychain to take home. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, June 6, 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.

Teen Build a Better World: Dulcimer Concert. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us each week for a summer reading club program for grades 8-12. This week we will have a Dulcimer Concert.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, June 7, 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.

Build a Better World: Captain Underpants. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Wednesday at 10am and 2pm this summer for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.

Alzheimer’s Association/Caregiver Support Group. Wednesday, June 7, 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, June 7, 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.

Dulcimer Concert. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday this summer for an adult program related to our Build a Better World summer reading club! This week we will have a presentation by "Dulcimer...."

Baby Storytime. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children. Ages: Birth-1yr.

Canasta for Beginners. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Join us to watch a movie based on a book, or a critically acclaimed film. Genres will vary. Please contact the library at 813.929.1214 for more information. We will be showing a recent film starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Ages: Adults Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, June 9, 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, June 9, 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 Build a Better World with World Champion Center. Friday, June 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Friday this summer at 2 p.m. for a summer reading club program for grades 4-7. This week we will have a presentation by the World Champion Center.

Play, Make, Discover! Bubble Bash. Saturday, June 10, 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 a "Bubble Bash" sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 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.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an extremely valuable session which will teach our younger crowd about the numerous hand tools used in woodworking. Ages 9-15. A signed liability waiver and registration is required for this program. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Build a Better World: Captain Underpants. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 2pm this summer for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.


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

Premier Community HealthCare Representative. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. A representative from Premier Community HealthCare will be in our lobby to answer your questions about health forms.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, June 6, 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, June 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'South of Hell' by P.J. Parrish.  New members welcome!

Nature Detective Workshop: Butterflies & Moths. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A fun, educational, hands-on workshop for ages 6-12 accompanied by a parent or guardian. This program is presented by the Diggers of the Dade City Garden Club. Registration begins April 10, 2017 (352 567-3576).

Teen Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party & Games Day. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Kick-off party for the Teen & Pre-Teen Summer Reading Clubs

Chess Club. Wednesday, June 7, 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!

Summer Reading Club. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For elementary-aged children.

Pre-Teen Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Pizza Party & Games Day. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for pre-teens.


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

Build a Better World: Button Making. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for pre-teens.

Read to Me. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer story time for babies and preschoolers.

Diverse Perspective Film Series. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for the moving story of a young Indian boy lost on the streets of Calcutta. Based on the memoir “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierly. Snacks and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Build a Better World: Captain Underpants. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for stories, crafts and games! This program is for children in grades k-3.

Build a Better World: Arts & Crafts. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come create your own galaxy in a jar! This program is for teens in grades 8-12.


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

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Tuesday – Saturday, June 6 – 10, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Well-known local artist, Bill Bengraph is known for his realistic painted masterpieces of landscapes, portraits, and animals. View a magnificent world imagined and captured by Bengraph's painterly swaths of color.  

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, June 6, 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.

Zephyrhills Historical Association Meeting. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Learn about the intriguing history and people who made Zephyrhills what it is today at this monthly meeting. Refreshments include drinks, which are provided, and food brought in to share by members. Become a member and bring a friend!

CareerSource Mobile One: Job Search and Career Assistance. Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 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.

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ask about Florida-friendly gardening and even bring in plants for Pasco County Master Gardeners to identify and share tips about. You have questions, the Master Gardeners have answers!

Master Gardener: Attracting Pollinators. Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn how to attract butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Program. Your habitat will be abuzz with busy bees after this morning's presentation. Kids, stop by the children's room to make a cute bee to take home.

 

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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