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 17, 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, September 19, 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.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, September 19, 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.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, September 21, 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 21, 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 22, 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!


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 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Medicare 101. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Part one of an educational series on Medicare presented by SHINE.  Get information on the basics of Medicare with coverage that falls into four different areas, Parts A, B, C, and D, and what they mean to you.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Reptile Show. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Pinellas County Reptiles will be here with live lizards, snakes, and more!

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, September 21, 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.

Colorful Tile Coaster Craft. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Adult Craft TBA.

Zentangles. Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Learn this fun and relaxing art form. This activity is for adults.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, September 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Strong Girls School. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Strong Girls School is a tween program that focuses on building character and confidence in girls (grades 4-7). We will explore issues like self esteem, body image, and healthy friendships in a fun and supportive environment through the use of group discussions, activities, games, and crafts.


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

AARP Safe Driver Class. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Day 1 of 2 day course. Must register to attend at https://www.aarp.org/drive or call our local contact, Mohan Hebbar at 407-342-9300. There is a charge for $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members.

SCORE: Commercial Insurance. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. SCORE seminar.

Storytime +. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

AARP Safe Driver Class. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Day 2 of 2 day course. Must register to attend at https://www.aarp.org/drive or call our local contact, Mohan Hebbar at 407-342-9300. There is a charge for $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members.

Lego Club. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo! Thursday, September 21, 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, September 21, 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, September 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween Feet Painting. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. See what masterpieces you can paint with your feet! 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 19, 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 21, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft Thursday at 11:15 AM. Call the library to find out this week's theme 727-834-3331.

Synthesizer Petting Zoo (Grades 6-12). Thursday, September 21, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. A fun hands-on session with a variety of synthesizers, drum machines, vocoders, samplers and other musical hardware!! For Grades 6-12!

Baby Time (Ages Birth-2). Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.


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

Woodworking 101 – Lathe Basics. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an introductory class on using the lathe. This class is the for very beginner. Please only register if you have NOT used the lathe before.  Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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, September 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 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 (pascolibraries.org) and then call the library at 813-929-1214 to register for a training session. Training sessions are limited to 10.

Teen Advisory Board. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us on the third Tuesday of every month to plan upcoming teen programs and learn about volunteer opportunities! Ages: 12-18.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, September 20, 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.

Crochet for Beginners. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to learn the basics of crocheting. Participants will practice by making a small item to take home. Ages: 9+. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, September 20, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Senior Games. Thursday, September 21, 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, September 21, 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 21, 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 22, 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 22, 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.

Printmaking/Stamp Carving 101. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to learn the basics of block printing. In this class you will design, carve, and print a completed bookmark. Ages: 9+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! Birds of a Feather. Saturday, September 23, 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 bird themed sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, September 23, 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.

Sewing 101: Phone Charging Station. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for Sewing 101: Phone Charging Station.  Ages 9+. A signed liability waiver and registration is required for this program. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 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 (pascolibraries.org) and then call the library at 813-929-1214 to register for a training session. Training sessions are limited to 10.


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, September 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Educational seminar about diabetes control.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, September 19, 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 Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'Circling the Sun' by Paula McLain.  New members are always welcome.

Pre-Teen Robot Club. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 20, 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 20, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info (2017). Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Tween Gaming. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chess Club. Wednesday, September 20, 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!

Roslyn Franken. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Author, Roslyn Franken,, will discuss the amazing true story of how her mother survived the Holocaust and her father survived the atomic bomb as a POW in Japan.

Teen Anime. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, September 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy 2015/16 films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.

National Checkers Day. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Play checkers, win prizes!  For all ages.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kids 12 and under w/parent guardian, enjoy a recently released movie, popcorn, and juice!


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

Selection and Management of Crepe Myrtles. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Crapemyrtles are a popular small tree for home landscapes because of their prolific summer flowers, heat tolerance and draught resistance. Master gardener, Virginia Overstreet, will discuss how to select and care for those versatile trees.

Story Time. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Senior Social. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Medicare 101. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Get volunteer hours for scholarships and school clubs by attending the Teen Advisory Meetings (TAB)! TAB members help to plan and run teen library programs. This program is for grades 6-12.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, September 21, 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.

Children’s Popcorn and a Movie. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Join us for a fun, family-friendly film! Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we're showing.


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

Fill-a-Bag Book Sale. Tuesday – Saturday, September 19 – 23, regular business hours.

Premier Community Healthcare. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Support Service for migrant worker, the homeless, minorities & the indigent.  Health educational sessions and training to ensure continuity of care.  Education on insurance affordability programs.  ACCESS, CHIP, and Health Insurance Marketplace applications.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, September 19, 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.

Gaming Galore. Friday, September 22, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. For teens and tweens.

 

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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