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

Events happening the week beginning October 22, 2017

 

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: 727-861-3040
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

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, October 24, 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.

Basic Cardmaking. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn how to make your cards in this fun, easy and free class. Space is limited to 8, so sign up early. Each class will have a different theme. October 10th and 24th will cover autumn and Halloween themes, and the November 4th class will cover Winter Holiday themes.

Trick or Treat Storytime. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please join us for this very special event.  Wear a costume and bring something to collect candy!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, October 27, 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!

Candy Pumpkins & Pretzel Broomsticks! Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come make some cute Halloween crafts you can eat! This is an all ages program and all materials are provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: 727-861-3049
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00
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: Closed

Mystery & Suspense Book Club. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Read and discuss a mystery book. This activity is for adults. Please contact the Information Desk.

Nuts & Volts. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Robots, circuits, rockets, and more! Come explore STEM education and activities.  Nuts and Volts is a monthly program that lets you play around with science and engineering in a hands-on learning environment. Make it blink, make it loud, and make it go!  This activity is for tweens in grades 4th through 7th.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Game Zone. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Coloring Club. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Rock Painting. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come get creative and paint rocks!  All supplies are provided.  This activity is sponsored by Humana and is for adults. Space is limited.  Please sign up by contacting the Information Desk.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, October 26, 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.


CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY
5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690
Phone: 727-834-3204
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

AARP Safe Driver Class. Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This is a 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.

Storytime +. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us to watch a movie based on a book, or a critically acclaimed film. Genres will vary. Call for this month’s title. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Please contact the library at 727.834.3204 for more information. 

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, October 26, 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, October 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Holiday Movie. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Join us for a holiday movie & popcorn! After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all. 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: 10:00 – 8:00
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Legomaniacs. Tuesday, October 24, 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 Spooktacular. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for ages 2-5.  Wear your costumes and trick or treat in the library during this special Halloween storytime! 

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Share a story and snacks during our biweekly Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Open for those in GRADES 3-5.

Baby Time (Ages Birth-2). Friday, October 27, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

Frightening Friday Films. Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us at 2 pm Fridays in October for Frightening Friday Films, a selection of black and white films sure to get your blood pumping ... or curdling in FEAR!!! This program for adults will also feature light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the South Holiday Branch library.

Creepy Crafts – Grades K-5. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Have you ever wanted your very own spider ring???  You can make that and more at CREEPY CRAFTS for grades K through 5 - all while wearing your Halloween costume!!!


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Phone: 813-929-1214
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00
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: Closed

Woodworking 101 – Pumpkin Planters. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for another awesome woodworking class! This time you will be making your own Pumpkin Planter! Ages: 16+.  Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, October 24, 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.

3D Printing. Wednesday, October 25, 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. 9+. Completion of a liability waiver, registration, and proper dress code is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 25, 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.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 25, 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.

LGBT Social Group. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. LGBT social group! For allies and anyone in the LGBT community who wish to mingle and get to know each other!

LOL Card Club. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our LOL Card Club to play the card game hand and foot! New and veteran players welcome! For adults.

Steampunk Jewelry. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join Alicia, our Adult Librarian, for an awesome class where you will be making steampunk jewelry! Ages: Adult. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children ages birth-1yr. On the fourth Thursday of the month we will focus on learning Sign Language with our stories.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., and 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, October 27, 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.

Teen Dance: The Haunted Library. Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Mummies, vampires, ghouls, and Frankensteins welcome! Join us to dance the night away with all your fellow monsters. Come dressed to impress if you want to enter our Classic Hollywood Monsters costume contest where you can win cash prizes. Who ya gonna call when we go on our library ghost hunt? Don't forget, a $5.00 donation will get you into our VIP room where you can partake of our witch's brew and pizza too! Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: 13-18.

Re-Purposed Tote Bags (Class Rescheduled from 9/9). Saturday, October 28, 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! Pumpkin Play. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Join us for our "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 pumpkin sensory experience. Exploring the insides of pumpkins, pumpkin play dough, hammering golf tees into pumpkins, apple stamp pumpkins, planting pumpkins, and more.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, October 28, 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.

All Ages Pumpkin Fest! Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy all our pumpkin related activities. *Pumpkin Decorating *Pumpkin Golf *Pumpkin Bowling *Pop goes a Pumpkin *Pumpkin Toss *Tic Tac Toe with Pumpkins *Power Tool Pumpkin Carving *Pumpkin Music! PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PUMPKIN! The library will have a limited supply. Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Phone: 352-567-3576
Tue: 10:00 – 6:00
Wed: 10:00 – 8:00
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, October 24, 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.

Canasta Club. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Adults.

Pre-Teen Robot Club. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Ages birth-2. Enjoy stories, songs, & fingerplays with your child & Miss Angela. 40 mins.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 25, 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!

3D Printing. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Adults.

SHINE: Medicare 101. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Teen Gaming. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

Zentangle. Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adults.

Kids’ Drone Club. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn how to fly drones at the library - for kids in grades 1-5.

Halloween Face Painting & Balloon Making. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn how to fly drones at the library - for kids in grades 1-5


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543
Phone: 813-788-6375
Tue: 10:00 – 6:00
Wed: 10:00 – 6:00
Thu: 10:00 – 8:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Story Time. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Fall Family Night. Friday, October 27, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Details t/c.

Children’s Popcorn & Movie. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Join us for a fun, family-friendly movie! 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

Premier Community Healthcare. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Support Service for migrant workers, 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, October 24, 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. Wednesday, October 25, 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 through this month's selected cookbook (look for the display with Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off) •Choose one recipe at home •Pick up a review form to complete •Bring your review and recipe samples (optional) to the meeting and share with others •Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion! A new cookbook will be chosen each month

AARP Driver Safety. Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

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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