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

Events happening the week beginning February 4, 2018.

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

Ask A Master Gardener. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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, February 6, 2018, 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.

Social Circle. Tuesday, February 7, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come make some new friends at the library!  Refreshments will be provided.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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, February 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Chair Yoga. Friday, February 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to join us for chair yoga! Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, February 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 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!

Jigsaw Junkies Puzzle Club. Friday, February 9, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Do you love jigsaw puzzles? Drop in and join the Hudson Puzzle Club for socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun! For adults 18+

Songwriting Fun. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join us at 10:30am to learn how to build a song from beginning to end. Work in a team to craft lyrics and a tune.  This program is for pre-teens and teens.

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for some fun fiction and non-fiction reads!

Billy Kemp Concert. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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

Rock Cactus Garden Craft – Part 1. Monday, February 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Monday Movie Matinee. Monday, February 5, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Rock Cactus Garden Craft – Part 2. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Game On! Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Video gaming for tweens in grades 4-7.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Bring your children and connect with other mothers in a relaxing and supportive environment! This group meets weekly to provide free breastfeeding and mothering support to local moms. Sponsored by WIC and the Florida Dept. of Health.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 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, February 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Embroidery Instruction with the Embroidery Guild. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Makerspace Craft. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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

Friends Book Club. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Library for an engaging book discussion. This month we will be discussing Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library.

Storytime+. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Master Gardner: Begonias 101. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about the various types of begonias to plant, propagate and how to care for these beautiful additions to your home and landscape. Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. For more information, call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2-8-18-begonias-101-tickets-39926980674.

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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, February 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this first of 6 classes. For adults.

Tween Danish Heart Valentines. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Weave a cute heart basket. 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

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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.

Sliver of Sunshine State Book Club. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m. Let's read! Join us for snacks & refreshments while we discuss a different Sunshine State Reader. We'll be working off the grades 6-8 Sunshine State Reader list.   This month we'll be discussing "Turn Left at the Cow" by Lisa Bullard as we enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the South Holiday Branch Library. "A frozen human head (maybe).  A bank-robbing dead dad. And a boatload of missing cash. Trav's summer is about to get a lot more exciting."

Storytime. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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 a.m. Call the library to find out this week's theme 727-834-3331.

Book Club. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee! Discussion! Treats! Now that we have your attention, join us each month for a lively discussion. New member always welcome. Call (727) 834-3331 for book title.

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 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, February 9, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

K-5 Fun with Bubble Wrap! Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come play with us and make a fun art project with bubble wrap - and we'll need help popping the leftover bubble wrap! For grades k through 5.  


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

Intro to Knitting. Monday, February 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 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. You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214! Please make sure to read the waiver and safety forms.  If we do not have a form on file for you, you will be asked to sign one when you come to the class. All minors MUST have forms filled out by a guardian. Proper dress code and registration is required.

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, February 5, 2018, 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.

Anime Club. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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.

Fused Glass 101 – Valentine Pendants. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Let's explore the world of fused glass as we create colorful pendants! Michele Gould of Purple Cloud Studio, a local Land of Lakes Artist, will present information about fused glass, materials and handling and a safety tutorial. We will use that information to make our own glass pendants. Join the fun while learning about glass art! Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Master Gardener Seminar – Managing Wind and Trees. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Come to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension seminar and hear our speaker discuss how to recover from a hurricane, with a special emphasis on Hurricane IRMA.  Hear lessons learned from the past on how to prune your trees and care for the effected trees.  Information from studies by experts Mary Duryea and Eliana Kampf will provide the background information for this talk.  Feedback from the group on their observations and specific issues and questions are welcome. Registration required.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us to learn how to play Mahjongg. This class is designed for beginners. Registration is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Painting with Anjana Pt. 1. Wednesday, February 7, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for our monthly painting class! This is a two-part class; please be able to attend both sessions. Please bring a canvas measuring 11X14 or smaller. Ages: 16+. Registration, proper dress code and a signed waiver is required. You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214.

Alzheimer’s Association/Caregiver Support Group. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 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, February 7, 2018, 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. Registration is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library Meeting. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Coffee and a Chat. Wednesday, February 7, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join library staff and volunteers to practice English as a second language. We will have coffee, snacks, and conversation.  Ages: 16+.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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.

Chair Yoga. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Join our volunteer teacher for an all new Chair Yoga program! A signed liability waiver is required. The fitness goals for this program are to improve balance and increase endurance, flexibility, and range of motion. The class is taught in seated and standing positions using a chair as a prop.  Research shows that people with Parkinson's Disease can benefit from activities such as Chair Yoga. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing. If you wish to relax on the floor for the final pose, feel free to bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Watch a new release DVD on a BIG screen in the comfort of the library. Refreshments provided!

Tai Chi. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us for our all new Tai Chi classes! Bonnie’s Tai Chi Class brings all your physiological systems from digestion, cardiovascular, respiration, immunity and mental activity up to a higher level in a gentle and low impact manner. No movement is too difficult or strenuous as Bonnie modifies each movement to fit every student’s needs. Many of her students can work at different levels within the same class whether you are doing chair work due to an injury or studying in preparation to teach. Greater flexibility, core stability, improved balance, less fatigue, and reduced stress aid in the ability for her students to prevent and deal with issues such as Fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, Arthritis, Joint Replacement, Lowering Blood Pressure, Depression, Anxiety and Breathing. Ages: Adult. A signed liability waiver is required.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, February 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 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 story time is geared towards children ages 1-2 years.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, February 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This story time is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Cooking Demonstration. Friday, February 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join our volunteer chef for a cooking demonstration! He will be showing you how to make a Spanish tortilla with eggs, potatoes, and onions. A great way to get ready for Valentine's Day by learning how to make your special someone a wonderful breakfast! Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Teen Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance. Friday, February 9, 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Join us for our annual Teen Anti-Valentine's Day Dance! This year's theme is Emo. Free entrance to the dance! A donation of $5.00 to the Friends of the Library gets you access to the VIP room with pizza, drinks, and video games. Ages: 13-18.

3D Printing. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Hugs and Kisses. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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 Valentine's Day themed sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Pre-Teen Gaming. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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

Hands-on Ukulele Class – Level 1. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This is the first class in a three-part course.  Please call the library at 352 567-3576 to register.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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, February 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust: A Flavia de Luce Novel' by Alan Bradley. New members welcome!

Diabetes Academy. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 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, February 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament Grades 6-12. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Chess Club. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 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 Used Book Bazaar. Friday, February 9, 2018, and Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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, February 7, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Make a Kite! Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Celebrate National Kite Flying Day at the library! Design your own kite and then see if it'll fly!

Lego Robotics Club. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for our first official Lego Robotics Club meeting. We'll be covering the basics and learning how to build and program Lego Mindstorms.

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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, January 30, 2018, 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.

Smartphone & Tablet Training. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. No need to lag behind in mobile technology!  Smartphone and Tablets learning fun and free educational presentation for all. No prior knowledge of mobile devices required.  Class provides smartphones for training or participant may bring their own Smartphone or Tablet. Smartphones and Devices:  Compare Smartphones and Devices; Compare Google, Window and Apple Services; Compare plans - Contract or Prepaid.

Healthy Eating Produces Healthy Living. Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Series of 10 book reports followed by informal discussions. This free series presents an understanding of what creates health & how you can be an active participant. Each week builds on information presented from previous weeks. Call for reservation. 813-780-0064.

Craft Makers. Friday, February 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join the fun to create your own keepsake box using the decorative art of quilling. The box, quilling paper and tools will be provided. Class size limited to 20 participants. Registration required.

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 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: Green Thumb. Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn how to plan, grow, and nurture beautiful plants with the support and expertise of a special Master Gardener's presentation each month.

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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