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

Events happening the week beginning September 3, 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

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, September 5, 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, September 5, 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 Extension Master Gardening Seminars. Tuesday, September 5, 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.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, September 7, 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, September 8, 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!

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for some fun fiction and non-fiction reads!


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, September 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join the TAB and help plan future events for teens at the library. You also earn volunteer hours!

Follow the Leader Painting Class. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Follow the leader painting with Bert!  Space is limited in this activity.  Please contact the Information Desk to sign up.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, September 7, 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.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, September 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Slime Party. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. We're making slime from scratch, and you're invited! For tweens in grades 4-7.


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

Friends Book Club. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion on Brooklyn by Colm Toibin. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library.

Teen Movie Fun. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grab your friends and watch a fun movie. Treats provided by the Friends of Centennial Park Library. While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story about a farmhand named Westley, accompanied by befriended companions along the way, who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck.

Storytime +. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, September 7, 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, September 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this fourth of 6 classes. For adults.

Tween Melty Beads. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Be creative and make a Perler bead craft. 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

Legomaniacs. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. It’s a brick party every Tuesday! LEGO bricks will be provided to all Master Builders. DUPLO blocks for the younger crowd.

Storytime. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft every Thursday at 11:15AM. Call the library to find out this week's theme 727-834-3331.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Thursday, September 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Baby Time (Ages Birth-2). Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

STEM Saturday (Grades K-5). Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Play with Legos, Snap Circuits, Keva Planks, and MORE! This STEM program is geared towards children in Grades K-5.


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, September 5, 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.

Woodworking 101: Toy Makers Pt. 1. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make your own woodworking project. This time we will be making a block shape puzzle. This is a two-part class; please be able to attend both sessions. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Anime Club. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month to check out the latest anime and learn about Japanese culture. Ages: 12-18.

Master Gardener Seminar. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for a gardening themed seminar hosted by a Master Gardener.

3D Printing. Wednesday, September 6, 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! If you would like to practice using Tinkercad, you must create a free account. 16+. Completion of a liability waiver, registration, and proper dress code is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, September 6, 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.

Alzheimer’s Association/Caregiver Support Group. Wednesday, September 6, 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, September 6, 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.

Social Seniors. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.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. Ages: 55+ Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, September 7, 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.

Coding Club. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us for our all new 4-week long coding club! We will be meeting every Thursday starting August 31st to Sept. 21st from 4-6pm. Our guest teacher will be focusing on computer science and programming starting with HTML and how to code a website and then moving on to other topics such as: JavaScript, Java and Swift. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 to register. Ages: 12+

Toddler Storytime. Friday, September 8, 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, September 8, 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.

Re-Purposed Tote Bags. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to make your own tote bag from re-purposed pet food bags! We will be using the sewing machines in this beginner level class. Ages: 9+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! We’re in a Book! Saturday, September 9, 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 story book themed sensory experience.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, September 9, 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.


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, September 5, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish. Meets every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. 60 mins.

Hugh Embry Mystery Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'The Paris Librarian' by Mark Pryor.  New members welcome!

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 6, 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, September 6, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Tween YuGiOh Tournament. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Gr. 4-8 are invited to a YuGiOh Tournament! Free to enter.

Chess Club. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Main floor. 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!

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday-Saturday, September 8-9, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Great bargains on books, many like-new! All genres. DVDs often available too! Book Bazaar proceeds help to fund programming for all ages at Hugh Embry Library.


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

Story Time. Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Anime Club. Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! For grades 6 and above.

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make a craft to take home! This program is for grades k-3 and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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 in the Afternoon. Tuesday, September 5, 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, September 5, 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!

Gaming Galore. Friday, September 8, 2017, 4:30 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!

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, September 9, 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: Plants for Winter Color. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Karen Waltrus will present information about how to plan, grow, and nurture a beautiful and bright range of colorful plants that do wonderfully in the late fall and winter months. Now is the time to plan with those that are Masters at it.... the Master Gardeners!

 

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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