PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
8012 Library Road, Hudson, FL 34667
727-861-3040
Contact: Britt Dichraff
brittd@pascolibraries.org

Events happening the week of October 25 to October 31, 2015


HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Telephone: 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

Qigong Class. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Qigong (chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese practice that combines slow, mindful postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention. This is the last of the four sessions, so be sure to register now if you’d like to try it out. Please register in person at Hudson library or by calling 727-861-3040. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For adults.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 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.

Teen Art Night. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Talented local artist J. Stephen Gazsi will be here for an instructional art session. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For grades 6-12.

Suncoast Harmony Chorus. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of music with the Suncoast Harmony Chorus! This is a free concert sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Tween Gaming. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Join us for video games and board games! For grades 4-7.

Boo Bash. Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come dressed in your costume for this special storytime event! Don't forget to bring something to collect you candy in. For kids and families.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, October 30, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join this fun group to knit and crochet for charity. They have donated over 15,000 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.

After Hours Zombie Night. Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for after-hours zombie fun! There will be music, gaming, and more! Free pizza and snacks courtesy of the Hudson Friends of the Library. For teens.          

Comics, Coloring, and Candy. Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Stop by the Hudson Library for comics, a coloring craft, and candy! Costumes are welcome. Free while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Telephone: 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

Baby Story Time. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Game On. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Tweens, come play video games at the library. Bring a friend! For grades 4-7.

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Anime Club. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Come discuss popular anime. For teens, grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for tea, pastries, and an episode of a popular TV series. Please call for more details: 727-861-3049. For adults.

Monster Movie Marathon. Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. We will be showing family friendly movies all day long in honor of Halloween! Please call for more information: 727-861-3049.


CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY
5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 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

Teen Horror-a-thon. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Come watch our scary movie marathon! For grades 8-12.

Storytime Plus a Mummy Craft. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun, plus a mummy craft for toddlers and preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For elementary school age children and their families.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Young readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. For grades K-5.

Coupon Clip, Save, and Swap. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Learn about couponing and share coupons, tips, and tricks to saving money. For adults.


SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY
4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 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

Spooktacular Storytime. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft to celebrate this month's spooky holiday. Wear a costume and bring your trick-or-treat bag because library staff will be handing out goodies! For Ages 2-5.

Lego Maniacs: Brick or Treat. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Dress in costume! Participate in our Lego Ghost Timed Building Contest for a prize. Of course, we’ll have tables and tables of Lego blocks for all the master builders and DUPLOs for the younger ones. For grades K-5.

SCORE Seminar: Using the Internet in Your Business. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. So everyone else has a website, why don’t you? This seminar will review the various ways that a website can enhance your business. This is a free seminar, but registration is requested. Please register online at PascoHernando.SCORE.org.

Baby Time Boo-fest. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:15 p.m. Dress in costume for a special Halloween-themed Baby Time. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2 years.

Tablet Talk. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Looking to learn more about technology? Learn how to use different apps to get the most out of your tablet! Each week we'll explore a different topic to help make you a tech pro!

Pin It: Cupcake Decorating. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Are you PINterested in making crafts? Join us each month (typically on the third Friday) as we tackle a new, fun craft project from Pinterest. This month, we'll learn how to decorate cupcakes just in time for the holiday season!

Sew It Seams: Fall Pumpkin. Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Each month, we'll work on completing a new project using a sewing machine. Registration is strongly encouraged! Please call for more information: (727) 834-3331.


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Telephone: 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

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 5:00 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.

Makerspace Preview and Safety Training. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Join us for our Makerspace Preview and Safety Training. This session introduces you to the Makerspace and then goes over safety procedures for working in the space. This is open to the public, ages 16 and up. Please register by calling 813-929-1214. For ages 16 and up.

SCORE Seminar: Risk Management. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Numerous corporations have established a risk management process. Learn what that process entails and how to anticipate and manage threats to business success. This is a free seminar, but registration is requested. Please register online at PascoHernando.SCORE.org.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. The Teen Advisory Board gathers to discuss upcoming teen programming and volunteer opportunities. Free snacks will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades 6-12.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 0-1 year.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5.

8th Annual Teen Halloween Dance. Friday, October 30, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Dance the night away with our live professional DJ and huge sound system. This year our theme is Phobias: Face Your Fear. We will have a costume contest with a $50 cash prize for 1st Place in two categories; a $5 VIP room with pizza, candy, and video games; piñata busting; and much more. Free admission! Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library. For ages 11-18.

Makerspace Preview and Safety Training. Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us for our Makerspace Preview and Safety Training. This session introduces you to the Makerspace and then goes over safety procedures for working in the space. This is open to the public, ages 16 and up. Please register by calling 813-929-1214. For ages 16 and up.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Telephone: 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

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us as we discuss The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley. New members are always welcome! For adults.

Tween EV3 Lego Mindstorms Robots. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Join a small team that builds and programs Lego robots. For more information, please call the library and ask for Angelo: 352-567-3576. For tweens, grades 4-8 with adult mentors.

Baby Signing Storytime with Miss Karen. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Miss Karen will lead Storytime and teach you to sign with your baby. For ages 0-2 with guardian.

Preschool Storytime with Ms. Angela. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts with Ms. Angela! For ages 3-5 with guardian.

Read to Rover. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Every Wednesday, read to a sweet therapy dog before or after Storytime! It's fun and the dogs and kids love it. For kids and families.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels can meet and play chess at the library. The group gathers on the main library floor. For adults, seniors, and teens.

iPhone 101. Friday, October 30, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This free class will help you understand and get the most out of your Apple iPhone. No registration is required. For adults.

Tween Yu-Gi-Oh. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy tournament play with Donovan Rummel, our certified judge. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Free snacks will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For tweens.

Read to Rover in Halloween Costume. Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come in your Halloween costume, read to a costumed therapy dog, and we'll take your photo! We have over a dozen dogs scheduled to be present. For kids 10 and under.


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543
Telephone: 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

Beginning Computer Tutoring for Seniors. By appointment only. Seniors, sign-up to get one-on-one basic computer tutoring. To schedule an appointment, please call 813-788-6375. For ages 50 and over.

Reading Buddies. Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Young readers of all skill levels can practice reading to a friendly therapy dog. For grades K-5.

Costume Storytime. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Wear your Halloween costume and come listen to a story! For children ages 0 to 5 years old.

SHINE Medicare Help. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE volunteer will be available to help answer Medicare enrollment questions. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

Fall Family Night. Friday, October 30, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Come to our Fall Family Night and enter our Costume Contest! Sponsored by the Friends of New River Library. For kids and families.

Children's Movie and Popcorn. Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. Come see a great family-friendly movie! Please call for more details: 813-788-6375. Sponsored by the Friends of New River Library. For grades K-3.

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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