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

Events happening the week beginning March 11, 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, March 13, 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.

How to Obtain a Business Loan. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Shamrock Sharpie Mug. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It's almost St. Patrick's Day! Come create a sharpie shamrock mug.  This is an adult class and all supplies will be provided. 

Friends of the Library Meeting. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Friends of the Library is a non-profit group that meets once a month and supports library programs for all ages. All are invited to join!

Piano with James J. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Drop by and enjoy some great piano music by James J.

Easter Bunny Photos! Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Job Readiness Training by Destiny Institute. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, March 16, 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!

Taoist Tai Chi. Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come learn the art of tai chi! Contact the library at (727) 861-3040 for more details and to sign up.

Easter Bunny Photos! Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 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

Spring Yarn Wreath Craft. Monday, March 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Book Club. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Bottle Painting for Tweens. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, March 13, 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.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Anime Club. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime; for teens in grades 6-12.

Coloring Club. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Maker Space Craft. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, March 15, 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.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, March 16, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lucky Library Leprechauns. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. St. Patrick's Day crafts, games, and stories for 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

T.A.B. & Gaming. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with program planning and preparation. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Stay for games after the meeting. For those in grades 8 – 12.

Storytime+. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo! Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Play bingo to win prizes, have fun and make new friends. Courtesy of the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Age: Adult.

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, March 15, 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 16, 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.

Tween: Watercolor Art. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Make a watercolor masterpiece using liquid watercolors.


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, March 13, 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.

Pin It! Wednesday, March 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Come celebrate spring by making paper flowers! 

Storytime. Thursday, March 15, 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.

Movie and Munchies. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Baby Time (ages birth to 2). Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy!

Movies with Friends. Friday, March 16, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sew What? Saturday, March 27, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


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, March 12, 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.

Makerspace Show and Tell. Monday, March 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us for an opportunity to share your Open Build and class projects that were made in the Makerspace. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Hatha Yoga. Monday, March 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us for a beginners yoga class. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing. Please bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

READ with Charlie the Dog. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. oin our newest reading dog, Charlie! Reading dogs help children develop the skills they need to read in a relaxed environment. 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. A signed waiver is required. Registration opens weekly.

Woodworking 101: Toy Makers Pt. 2. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for another installment of our Woodworking: 101 Toy Makers class! This time you will be making a toy car maze. This is a two-part class. Please be able to attend both sessions. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

Chess Club. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for the monthly meeting of our all new chess club! Each month participants will meet to learn the basics of the game and practice playing. Ages: 12+.

Tinkering Tuesdays: Passport to Ireland. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for our all new "Tinkering Tuesdays" program series! Each month we will explore a different theme such as: art, science, travel, books, and more! This month we will be doing Irish themed activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Grades: K-5

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, March 14, 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.

Etsy for Beginners. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for Etsy for Beginners. In this class you will learn the basics of setting up an Etsy account which you can use to sell your homemade crafts! Registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, March 14, 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 Coffee and a Chat. Wednesday, March 14, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join our certified ESOL teacher as she teaches a class on English as a second language. Ages: 16+

Classic and Card Games. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for fun and games at the library. Meet new people while playing cards, board games, or challenging video games. Ages: Adult Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, March 15, 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 16, 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 16, 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.

SHINE Turning 65: Medicare Assistance. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The purpose of this program is to educate elders regarding Medicare insurance. More information can be found online at http://www.floridashine.org/

Woodworking 101: Mail Holders. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to learn the basics of woodworking. In this class you will be making a mail holder. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Silly Dance Party. Saturday, March 17, 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 17, 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.

Kid’s Crafts – St. Patrick’s Day. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a story and crafts. This month our crafts will be St. Patrick's Day themed! 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

Hands-On Ukulele Class – Level 2. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This is the second class in a three-part series.  Please call the library at 352 567-3576 to register.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, March 13, 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.

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Have you taken our Ukulele classes?  Do you want more practice?  Join us for these practice sessions.  Note: there will be no instructor at these sessions.

The Kilted Man – Traditional Irish & Scottish Music Concert. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SHINE Medicare 101. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Coder Dojo – GR 6-12. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Learn how to create stories, games, etc. with basic Scratch coding for beginners.

Chess Club. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 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!

SCORE Workshop. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn How to Start a New Business Successfully.

Social Media for Seniors. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This class will offer a more in-depth overview of Facebook, including tips on managing your Newsfeed, your privacy and security settings, and how to use Facebook as a news source and current event resource. You should have a working Facebook account prior to coming to class, and know your login and password.

Teens Create. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cupcake Wars!

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, March 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy newly released films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.

Read to Rover. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come and read to these gentle Therapy Dogs.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kids 12 and under w/parent guardian, enjoy a recently released movie, popcorn, and juice!


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, March 14, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Story time for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Pi Day. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hang out and eat pie. There will be no math involved.

Medicare 101. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, March 15, 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.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interested in learning about gardening? All are invited to join us for our monthly community garden meeting.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, March 17, 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

Lunch and Learn with Moffitt. Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. March's topic:  Prostate Cancer.  Learn about risk factors for prostate cancer and screening methods for early detection.  Lunch is provided for this one hour workshop.  Call the Zephyrhills Public Library to register at (813) 780-0064.

Healthy Eating Produces Healthy Living. Thursday, March 15, 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.

AARP Driver Safety. Friday, March 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refresh your driving skills with AARP's Smart Driver Course!  There are no tests and you could receive an insurance discount.  Workshop fee $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. To register call Bev Cogdill: 813-907-3908.

One-on-One Tech help by Appointment only. Saturday, March 17, 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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