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

 

Events happening the week beginning December 3, 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

Friends of the Library Book Sale. Tuesday – Saturday, December 5 – 9, 2017, all day. Join us for our winter Friends of the Library book sale. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, December 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, December 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 Seminar. Tuesday, December 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.

Color Me Calm. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Relax your mind and color your worries away! Chocolate, coloring materials and water are provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. This is an adult program.

Social Circle. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come make some new friends at the library!  Refreshments will be provided.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 10:15 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Fox Hollow Elementary: Holiday Songs. Friday, December 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Snowy Mason Jar Candle Holder. Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Bring a little magic into your home with this snowy mason jar craft! This is an adult program and all supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library.

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, December 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
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

Monday Movie Matinee. Monday, December 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

SHINE: Medicare 101. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Game On! Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Video gaming for tweens in grades 4-7.

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

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, December 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, December 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!

Coloring Club. Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, December 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.

Sewing Basics: Drawstring Bag. Friday, December 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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

Friends Book Club. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion on your own recently read book and bring a Holiday treat to share. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library.

Storytime +. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

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

Color Me Happy! For Adults. Friday, December 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 last of 6 classes. For adults.

Tween Decopauge Ornaments. Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For those in grades 4 - 7.

Holiday Movie. Saturday, December 2, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Get into the Holiday spirit and join us for a holiday-themed movie. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on a magical train. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.  This program for those in grades K - 3 and their families.


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

Tech Time. Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come learn and discuss computers, smartphones, and tablets.

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

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

Pictures with SANTA! Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come learn and discuss computers, smartphones, and tablets.

Coding with Kim (Grades 4-7). Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come have fun learning basic coding with Ms. Kim using some awesome technology items donated by Duke Energy.  For grades 4 through 7.


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

SHINE: One on One Appointments. Monday, December 4, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 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. Please visit their website at www.floridashine.org or call at 1-800-963-5337 to schedule your one-on-one session.

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, December 4, 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.

Intro to Knitting. Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for "Intro to Knitting". This beginner level class introduces the basics of knitting. Participants will practice by creating a small project to take home. Ages: 9+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Yoga for Stress Relief. Monday, December 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The purpose of yoga is to increase overall well-being by reducing stress and tension and by increasing flexibility, strength and enhancing breathing ability. This free class offers fundamental techniques tailored to the level of ability and fitness of the participants with an emphasis on relaxation and mindfulness throughout the practice. Ongoing classes will enable participants to develop their practice at an appropriate gradual pace. Attire: Comfortable exercise clothing. Accessories: Large beach towel or yoga mat. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Anime Club. Tuesday, December 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.

Jewelry Making 101. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Have you ever wanted to have a piece of jewelry that truly reflects your style? Come and make a bracelet for yourself or that special someone to celebrate the season. Beginners welcome. Ages: 9+. Completion of all forms, registration, and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, December 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, December 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, December 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.

Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library Meeting. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Social Seniors. Thursday, December 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, December 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.

Breakfast with Santa! Friday, December 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event! This will be in place of our normal storytime program. Join Santa for a light breakfast, crafts, and a photo op! Please bring your cameras. Pictures will be taken by staff and posted on the library Facebook page. Ages: Family.

Woodworking 101 – Cutting Boards or Rolling Pins. Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for another awesome, woodworking class! This time you will have your choice of making either a cutting board or a rolling pin! Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! Holiday Play! Saturday, December 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 holiday sensory experience.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, December 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.

Pre-Teen Gaming. Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Want to come to all those teen game nights you see advertised but just not old enough? Join us to play all the latest video games and some classic board games! Ages: 9-15 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, December 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, December 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'A Christmas Escape' by Anne Perry.  New members welcome!

Intro to Ukelele. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, December 6, 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, December 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Chess Club. Wednesday, December 6, 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!

Friends of the Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday – Saturday, December 8 – 9, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 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: 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, December 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

SHINE: Medicare 101. Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Thursday, December 7, 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.

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

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, December 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

Premier Community Healthcare. Tuesday, December 5, 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.

IQuit Smoking Cessation. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Double your success rate of quitting the tobacco addiction! Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco in a friendly and supportive setting. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and get free NRT patches, Gum and Lozenges while supplies last.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, December 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, December 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!

Craft Makers. Friday, December 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join in the fun to create your own decorative holiday tree using a simple folding technique!  All supplies included.

 

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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