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 25, 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 26-30, 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!

Elementary Build a Better World – Endangered Species. Tuesday, June 27, 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.

Teen Build a Better World – Paper Lanterns. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come color and create your very own paper lantern!

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, June 27, 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 – Balloon Animals. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come learn how to make animals and other shapes from a professional balloon artist!

Build a Better World – Lunch Bus Party! Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. It's a Lunch Bus Party!  Join us for games, food, balloons & MORE!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, June 30, 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 30, 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.


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 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Mystery Book Club. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Read and discuss a mystery book. This activity is for adults. Please contact the Information Desk.

Summer Reading Club – Color a Better World. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Create a masterpiece of your own by coloring with pencils, gel pens, and markers. Light refreshments will be served. For Tweens in grades 4-7.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Summer Reading Club – Kindergarten Day. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Who doesn't want to be a little kid again?!?! Bring your inner child back to life by finger painting, coloring, and building with Legos. We'll also have snacks!

Aromatherapy. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Make an aromatherapy necklace in this workshop led by Dr. Susan Smith.  Space is limited, so please sign up for this activity by contacting the Information Desk at 727-861-3049.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, June 29, 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.

Bears, Bees, Turtles, & Tigers: Building a Better World for Endangered Species. Friday, June 30, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Kids SRC TBA.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, June 30, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Lego Boot Camp. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This program uses Legos to explore mechanics, engineering, and programming to provide some background for young patrons interested in joining the Lego robotics team.


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 26 – June 30, 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 – Movie. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Movie TBA. For those who will be in grades 8 - 12 in the fall.

Storytime +. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Build a Better World – Bears, Bees, Turtles, & Tigers. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Building a better world for endangered species. Summer Reading Program with Miss Leah for those who will be in Kindergarten through grade 3 in the fall and their families.

Lego Club. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Makerspace 3D Printing Demonstration. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Did you know that our Land O'Lakes Branch has a 3D printer available for use in their Makerspace the Foundry? Come see a demonstration of what you can do with it!

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 4:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Coupon Clip, Save & Swap. Friday, June 30, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween Build a Better World – Exploding Paint-It. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Create a masterpiece with some paint and science and a bang! 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 26 – 30, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Going Batty! with Tampa Bay Bats. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come learn all about the creatures of the night during a presentation by Tampa Bay Bats (www.tampabaybats.net). If you're brave enough, you may get a chance to feed a bat. This program is open to those who will be entering GRADES 4-7 in the Fall.

MyPlate for Families. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Storytime. Thursday, June 29, 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 29, 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.

Movie & Ice Cream. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Relax and chill out with some cool treats while we watch an awesome movie. Call (727) 834-3331 for title. Program is open to those entering GRADES 6-12 in the Fall.

Baby Time. Friday, June 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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.

Moms’ Night Out. Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join us for some kid-free fun! Bring an appetizer to share and enjoy conversation with other adults. Get crafty as we work on a different, fun project each month. AGES 18+.

LEGO Maniacs. Saturday, July 1, 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 27, 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 27, 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: Bath Bombs. Tuesday, June 27, 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 making bath bombs with Karen! ***Registration Required***. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, June 28, 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: Reuse-A-Palooza. Wednesday, June 28, 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 28, 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.

Comedy Magic & Hypnosis. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Feel like a kid again with Magician Cesar Domico. His show has a combination of magic, humor and a touch of Hypnosis.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, June 29, 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-1yr.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, June 30, 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 30, 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: Duct Tape. Friday, June 30, 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 be making duct tape crafts.

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, July 1, 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.

Build a Better World: Pinellas County Reptiles. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about reptiles and their habitats.


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

Canasta Club. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Club Storytime. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Teen Summer Reading Club Midway Party. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for teens.

Chess Club. Wednesday, June 28, 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 – Reuse-A-Palooza. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Today's program for children in grades K-3 is 'Reuse-A-Palooza'!

Pre-Teen Summer Reading Club Midway Party. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pre-Teen Midway Party.


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: Fairy Gardens. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This program is for pre-teens in grades 4-7.

Read to Me. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer story time for babies and preschoolers.

Social Media Basics. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn all about social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more in this free class! Registration is not required. For more information call 813-788-6375.

Build a Better World: Reuse-A-Palooza. Thursday, June 29, 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: Escape Room. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Work together to find a cure and escape the room before the zombie apocalypse takes over! This program is for teens in grades 8-12.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of Patrick Smith's "A Land Remembered". Copies of the book are available at the checkout desk. Snacks and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Gaming Club. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for board games, rpg games, card games, and video games!  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

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday – Saturday, June 25 – July 1, 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 27, 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.

CookBook BookClub: Desserts. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Hey good lookin' take a look at what we've got cookin' at the most delicious bookclub, ever! If you love to cook, learn new recipes, and meet new people--this is for you. How it works: •Visit the Library to browse cookbooks with this month's theme •Choose one recipe to make at home •Bring your review and recipe samples (optional) to the meeting and share with others •Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion!

Summer Reading Club: Jiggleman. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Scream with delight as the dude seen on Letterman's "Late Show" performs a unique brand of laugh-out-loud hi jinks, whimsy, and playfulness-- all without saying a word!

AARP Smart Driver Class. Friday, June 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Remain an independent, safe and confident driver with this refresher course that could also result in an insurance discount. AARP Material Fee: $20 (or $15 for AARP members). Call Bev Codgill to reserve your spot: 813.907.3908 Pre-registration is required as seats are limited.

 

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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