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 25, 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

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 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.

Anime Club. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! For grades 6-12.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, March 1, 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, March 1, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:00 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!

Beginning Tai Chi. Friday, March 2, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Music with Mar with Ms. Colleen. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Music with Mar. is an internationally known, research-based educational music class designed for children and their caregivers. Children will be exposed to puppets, books, and music and will have the opportunity to sing, dance, and play instruments. Classes are designed to enhance & promote basic social, motor, language and cognitive skills for children ages 0-6.


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 26, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mystery & Suspense Book Club. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Nuts & Volts. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 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.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, February 27, 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 28, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Game Zone. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12. 

Coloring Club. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, March 1, 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.

Lego Mania & More! Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 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

Teen Frame-It. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Create a decoupage photo frame for your pictures. For those in grades 8 - 12.

Storytime+. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

My Plate. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, March 1, 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, March 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this third of 6 classes. For adults.

Elementary Board Games. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Play classic board games with your friends and family.


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 27, 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: How to Use the Internet in Your Business. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. So, everyone else has a website, why don’t you?  This seminar will review the various roles that a website can support in enhancing your business.  These range from serving simply as a quickly and widely accessible marketing brochure, to providing more mechanisms allowing customers to communicate their needs easily and effectively, to becoming your very inexpensive, primary “storefront”.  We will demystify much of the gobbledygook and walk you through an eight-step process of key activities needed to allow you to quickly leverage this technology in almost any business.

Storytime. Thursday, March 1, 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.

Tech Time. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come learn and discuss computers, smart phones, and tablets. For Seniors/Adults.

Teen Volunteer Meeting + Pizza. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join our Teen Advisory Board and earn volunteer hours!  Plan & prep library programs while eating pizza!

Baby Time (ages birth to 2). Friday, March 1, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy!

Family Movie Night @ South Holiday. Friday, March 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas and bring your favorite blanket!  Join us this month for a fun, family-friendly film. Light refreshment provided.  Call (727) 834-3331 for movie title.  


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 26, 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.

Woodworking 101: Intro to Bowl Turning. Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for an introduction to bowl turning using the lathes. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Yoga for Stress Relief. Monday, February 26, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7 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.

AARP Safe Driver Course. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AARP Safe Driver Course, please contact Eugene Pool to register. 813-949-8585

Jr. Architects. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us for our Jr. Architects program where participants will learn the basics of architecture using our awesome Lego kits. Ages 9-15. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Land O’ Lakes Scribblers.  Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for our all new, monthly writing program! Use this time to practice your writing skills with our creative writing prompts. Local authors can also gather to share their writing and receive encouragement. Ages: 16+.

S.C.O.R.E. Learn How to Start a New Business Successfully. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for a seminar on how to start a new business by S.C.O.R.E.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, February 28, 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.

Jewelry Making 101. Wednesday, Friday 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spring is coming! It's time to make that ankle bracelet to accent your warm weather look. Beginners welcome. Come and make your one-of-a-kind ankle bracelet! Ages 9+. Registration and signed liability forms are required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, February 28, 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.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Class. Wednesday, February 28, 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+.

Social Seniors: Armchair Travel. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. oin our group of Social Seniors for coffee, cake, and conversation. This month we will have a special Armchair Travel presentation on Ireland and Scotland. Ages: 55+ Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, March 1, 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.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, March 2, 2018, 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, March 2, 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.

Teen Game Night. Friday, March 2, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join us on the first Friday of every month to play the hottest new video games and enjoy free snacks! Ages: 12-18.

Sewing Basics 101. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. In this class patrons will become familiar with the sewing machine and practice by stitching a small craft item! Come learn about all the different parts of the machine and how they are used. We will get a lot of practice on the machine, doing things like: threading the machines needle and bobbin, and other basics, as well as sewing lines and curves, and different spacing. Ages 9+. Proper dress code, registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Silly Dance Party. Saturday, March 3, 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, March 3, 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.

Snack and a Movie. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of each month to watch a highly popular G or PG rated film and enjoy free snacks and juice. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: Elementary K-5.


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

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Have you taken our Ukulele classes?  Do you want more practice?  Join us for these practice sessions at the library.  Note: there will not be an instructor at these sessions.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, February 27, 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.

Robot Club Grades 6-12. Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Have fun building and programming Finch & Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robots.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, February 28, 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 28, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela.

Chess Club. Wednesday, February 28, 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!

Pinterest Class. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This class is an introduction to Pinterest, but you must have an active Pinterest account and be able to login.  The class will cover how to "pin" or collect items from the internet, how to create "boards", and how to follow people, businesses, and other media outlets.

Advanced iOS Topics. Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Color Me Calm. Friday, March 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. A fun and social coloring event for adults - materials will be provided.

Wellness Seminar. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Read to Rover. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come and read to these gentle Therapy Dogs.

Kidstruction. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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 28, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 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.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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, February 27, 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.

IQUIT SMOKING CESSATION. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 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.

Cook Book – Book Club. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. If you love to cook, learn new recipes and meet new people, this delicious book club is for you!  Visit the library to browse through our vast collection of cook books.  Bring your recipe and tasty samples (optional) to the meeting to share.  Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion!

Healthy Eating Produces Healthy Living. Thursday, March 1, 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.

Color Us Creative. Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coloring isn't just for kids anymore!  Join us for a fun, creative and relaxing get together.  Bring your own favorite pencils, pages and supplies or use ours. Adults only, please.

Book Club. Friday, March 2, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for an engaging book club discussion.

One-on-One Tech Help by Appointment. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Call the library at 813-780-0064 for an appointment for your technology questions.

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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