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 11, 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

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, June 12–16, 2017, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All children ages 18 and younger are eligible for a free lunch all summer long. NO Enrollment, NO Cost!

Oneblood Blood Drive. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The oneblood Bloodmobile will be here. Come and donate a pint. You could save a life.

Elementary Build a Better World – Recycled Crafts. Tuesday, June 13, 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 2. Tuesday, June 13, 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 13, 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.

Pre-Teen Build a Better World – Lightsabers/Part 2. Wednesday, June 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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 16, 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 16, 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.

Book Basket Bingo – Summer Edition! Saturday, June 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Come play Bingo and try to win baskets filled with summer themed books and gifts. This is an all ages program!


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 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Book Club. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet to discuss a book each month. Contact the Information Desk to find out this month's selection.

Summer Reading Club – Tween Game Zone. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for Tweens in grades 4-7.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Summer Reading Club – Short Film Festival. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Watch and judge short films in various genres! For teens in grades 6-12.

Follow-the-Leader Painting Class. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adult Craft TBA.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, June 15, 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.

Be Extraordinary. Friday, June 16, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Kids Summer Reading Program (TBA).

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, June 16, 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 17, 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 17, 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 12 – June 16, 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.

SHINE: Turning 65 – Medicare Assistance. Tuesday, June 13, 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/

Teen Build a Better World – Melty Beads. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Be creative  and make a perler bead craft . For those who will be in grades 8 - 12 in the fall.

Storytime +. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Build a Better World – Recycling a Better Craft. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Create crafts from recycled materials. Summer Reading Program with Miss Joyce for those who will be in Kindergarten through grade 3 in the fall and their families.

Lego Club. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo! Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Play bingo to win prizes, have fun and make new friends. Courtesy of the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Age: Adult.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, June 15, 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 16, 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 – Plant-It. Saturday, June 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Build a a planter with recycled materials. 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 12 – 16, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Create a Movie (Part 2). Tuesday, June 13, 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.

MyPlate for Families. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Storytime. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Craft and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Be sure to join us on the first Thursday of each month for a Bubble Party! Ages 2-5.

Build a Better World. Thursday, June 15, 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.

Anime Drawing. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Show off your artistic side during this Anime Drawing program. Program is open to those entering GRADES 6-12 in the Fall.

Baby Time. Friday, June 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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.

Family Movie Night. Friday, June 16, 2017, 5:25 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas! Bring your favorite blanket! Join us each month for a fun, family-friendly feature film. Snacks and refreshment provided. Call (727) 834-3331 for movie title. Ages 4-12 plus parents.

LEGO Maniacs. Saturday, June 17, 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.


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 13, 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, June 13, 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: Kumihimo Bracelets. Tuesday, June 13, 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 be using the Japanese art of Kumihimo to make bracelets. *** Registration Required*** Registration starts 5/30/17. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, June 14, 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: Buggin’ Builders. Wednesday, June 14, 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.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, June 14, 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.

Senior Games. Thursday, June 15, 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, June 15, 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 15, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

AARP Safe Driver Class. Friday, June 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please call Eugene Pool at 813-949-8585 to register.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, June 16, 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 16, 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: Emojination. Friday, June 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Friday this summer at 2pm for a summer reading club program for grades 4-7. This week we will have Emoji themed crafts and games!

SHINE: Turning 65 – Medicare Assistance. Saturday, June 17, 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/

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, June 17, 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, June 17, 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.

Build a Better World: Buggin’ Builders. Saturday, June 17, 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

Diabetes Academy. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Educational seminar about diabetes control.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, June 13, 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.

Canasta Club. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Rock Painting. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. For all ages.  Materials will be provided.

Summer Reading Club Storytime. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Teen Summer Reading Club – Make Balloon Animals for Fun & Profit. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for teens.

Chess Club. Wednesday, June 14, 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 – Buggin’ Builders. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Today's program for children in grades K-3 is 'Buggin' Builders'!

Pre-Teen Summer Reading Club – Make Balloon Animals for Fun & Profit! Thursday, June 15, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Make Balloon Animals for Fun & Profit!


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: Gaming. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for board games, card games, and video games! This program is for pre-teens in grades 4-7.

Read to Me. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer story time for babies and preschoolers.

Summer Book Club. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of Kristin Hannah's "The Nightingale". Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. Snacks and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

SHINE: Medicare 101. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Build a Better World: Buggin’ Builders. Thursday, June 15, 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: Gaming. Thursday, June 15, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join us for board games, card games, and video games! This program is for teens in grades 8-12.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, June 15, 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.

RPG Gaming. Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Role-playing game 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

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday -- Saturday, June 11 – 17, 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 13 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.

Crafty Corner: Stitchery Club. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sit and Stitch a bit with others who share your interest. Crocheting, cross-stitching, and knitting fans of all abilities are invited. Bring your projects and supplies, teach others, or try something new.

Lunch & Learn Health Education Series: Colorectal Cancer Awareness. Thursday, June 15, 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, June 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coloring is wildly popular 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.

Conversational Spanish for Beginners. Saturday, June 17, 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.

 

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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