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 18, 2018.

**All branches closed February 23, 2018 for Staff Development Day.

 

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

Color Me Calm. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.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, February 21, 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 22, 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 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Family Lego Challenge! Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Build and WIN! Bring the entire family for an afternoon of Lego creativity. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative designs and everyone will leave with a small participation gift.


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, February 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Braided Bracelet Craft. Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Duct Tape Crafts. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, February 20, 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 21, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Giant Games. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Get your game on at the library with jumbo Jenga, gigantic Uno, and colossal Connect Four (plus more)!

Coloring Club. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Bingo. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Embroidery Instruction with the Embroidery Guild. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rock Painting. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, February 22, 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.

Creation Stations: Hearty Party. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join Miss Karyn for a special sensory storytime full of laughter, movement, and hands-on exploration!  Create, play, and make a mess at the library in our Creation Stations.


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

SHINE Turning 65. Medicare Assistance. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The purpose of this program is to educate elders regarding Medicare insurance. More information can be found online at http://www.floridashine.org/.

Teen Movie Fun. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grab your friends and watch a fun movie. Treats provided by the Friends of Centennial Park Library. For those in grades 8-12.

Storytime+. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 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. This month's title will be The Mountain Between Us. Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Please contact the library at 727.834.3204 for more information.

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Tween Melty Beads. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Be creative  and make a Perler bead craft . 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 20, 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.

SCORE: Getting Started on Etsy. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. This is a beginner class and there will be a question and answer session where you can ask anything - nothing is "too basic" as everyone will all be in the same boat! Starting an Esty store is an exciting and confusing time but SO worth the effort. Take a little time for yourself to attend this training and come meet some other Etsy sellers.

Storytime. Thursday, February 22, 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.

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, February 22, 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.

Sew It Seams. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Interactive Movie- Grades 4 through 7. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for an interactive experience with the movie about two sisters, a goofy snowman, and an adorable deer who LOVES to eat carrots.  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

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, February 19, 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.

Crochet for Beginners. Monday, February 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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+. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Tai Chi. Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 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.

Teen Book Club. Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for our all new, monthly Teen Book Club! This month will be discussing "Looking for Alaska" by John Green. Ages: 13-18.

READ with Charlie the Dog. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join our newest reading dog, Charlie! You can bring your own book or read one of ours. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 to schedule your spot. Charlie will be available for 15-minute increments. 

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 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 Meeting. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 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, February 21, 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.

Crochet for Beginners. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 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+. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, February 21, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join us each month for a lively book discussion and refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. This month we will be discussing The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls. Ages: Adult.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Coffee and a Chat. Wednesday, February 21, 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+.

Kumihimo-TBA. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meet with our Adult Services Librarian Alicia and our volunteer teacher to learn the Japanese art of Kumihimo to make TBA.   Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Ages 16+. Registration and sign waiver is required.

LOL Card Club. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 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.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, February 22, 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. On the fourth Thursday of the month we will focus on learning Sign Language with our stories.

Jr. Woodworkers Pencil Holder. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to learn the basics of woodworking. In this class you will be making a pencil holder. Basic hand tool experience is recommended. Ages 9-15. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Under the Sea. Saturday, February 24, 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 an ocean themed sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, February 24, 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 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. Ages: 13-18.


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 3. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This is the third class in a three-part course.  Please call the library at 352 567-3576 to register.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, February 20, 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 Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'Persuasion' by Jane Austen. New members are always welcome!

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Ages birth-2. Enjoy stories, songs, & fingerplays with your child & Miss Angela.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info (2017). Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem).

Teen Gaming. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

Chess Club. Wednesday, February 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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!

SHINE Medicare 101. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Teen Volunteer TAB Meeting. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tweens & Teens - come help us plan future events and activities, and learn about volunteer opportunities at the library.

Teen Anime. Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come hang out and watch NEW anime films.

Kids’ Drone Club. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 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

Managing Wind and Trees. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Story Time. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Senior Social. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program 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

Hearing Aid Seminar. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Call library to reserve a space.  813-780-0064.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, February 20, 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.

Healthy Eating Produces Healthy Living. Thursday, February 22, 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.

One-on-OneTech Help by Appointment Only. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Call the library at 813-780-0064 for an appointment for your technology questions.

**Zephyrhills Public Library will be open Friday, February 23rd.

 

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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