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 18, 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 20, 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 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Floridian Cuisine with Chef Warren. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Color Me Calm. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 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, March 21, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come make some new friends at the library! Refreshments will be provided.

One-on-One Tech Help. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A volunteer will be available to provide one-on-one basic computer, tablet, or smartphone instruction. Contact the library at (727) 861-3040 to make an appointment.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 10:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime Preschool. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Job Readiness Training by Destiny Institute. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Big Band Favorites by BSQ. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This great quartet will perform big band standards. You won't want to miss them.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, March 23, 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!

One-on-One Tech Help. Friday, March 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A volunteer will be available to provide one-on-one basic computer, tablet, or smartphone instruction. Contact the library at (727) 861-3040 to make an appointment.

Taoist Tai Chi. Friday, March 23, 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.

One-on-One Tech Help. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A volunteer will be available to provide one-on-one basic computer, tablet, or smartphone instruction. Contact the library at (727) 861-3040 to make an appointment.

Pasco County Animal Services Adoption Event. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

An Afternoon of Classical Guitar. Saturday, March 24, 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

S.C.O.R.E.: Tax Implications for Small Businesses. Monday, March 19, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Peanut Butter Passion: Cooking Demonstration. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join Anne Criss, author of the book Peanut Butter Passion: A Peanut Butter Lover's Cookbook, as she discusses using peanut butter in your cooking and demonstrates one of her favorite recipes.

Board Game Bash. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Games and snacks for tweens in grades 4-7!

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, March 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.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

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

Egg Painting for Teens. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dye and paint eggs at the library with your friends! For teens in grades 6-12.

Coloring Club. Thursday, March 22, 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 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.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, March 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Creation Stations: Spring Has Sprung. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 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, March 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/.

SCORE: How to Use the Internet in Your Business. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. After reviewing the various roles that a website can support in enhancing your business, 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+. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

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

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 1:15 p.m. This Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film follows Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France who are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Please contact the library at 727.834.3204 for more information.

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

Coupon Clip, Save & Swap. Friday, March 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween: Spring String Eggs. Saturday, March 24, 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 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.

Storytime. Thursday, March 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, March 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.

Baby Time (ages birth to 2). Friday, March 23, 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 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Follow the Leader Painting. Saturday, March 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join Miss Bert and learn how to "go wild" painting your own work of art!  Space is limited. Please stop by or call the library (727 834 3331) to reserve a spot. 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

Karen’s Kitchen. Monday, March 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for another awesome installment of Karen's Kitchen! This time she will be showing you how to make some spring themed treats! Ages 9-15. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

Spring Break Movie Madness. Monday, March 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, March 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.

Land O’ LGBT. Monday, March 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A group for the LGBT community and allies right in Land O’ Lakes! Feel free to join us for conversations, occasional snacks, and education on the LGBT community! Make friends, have fun, and play games! Ages: 16 and up

Beginner’s Salsa. Monday, March 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join Dancing with Grace for a beginner’s class on salsa dancing. Ages: Adult

Spring Break Movie Madness. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

READ with Charlie the Dog. Tuesday, March 20, 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, March 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, March 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.

Alicia’s Paint and Play. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for another session of our awesome painting class! This session will be hosted by our adult librarian, Alicia. She will be supplying the paint and some discussion on techniques. You supply the inspiration. Please bring a 12X12 canvas, or purchase one from The Friends of the Library for $2.00. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, March 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, March 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. Registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, March 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, March 21, 2018, 1:30 – 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 Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Ages: Adult

Spring Break Movie Madness. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Class. Wednesday, March 21, 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+

Kumihimo – Easter Decoration. Thursday, March 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 an Easter decoration. Registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

LOL Card Club. Thursday, March 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, March 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.

Spring Break Movie Madness. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

AARP Safe Driver Course. Friday, March 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AARP Safe Driver Course, please contact Eugene Pool to register.  813-949-8585

Foundry Closed for Cleaning. Friday, March 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Foundry will now be closed on Fridays in order to clean and organize the equipment and supplies. Thank you for your understanding. Volunteers are welcome to join in the cleaning process.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, March 23, 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. 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.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, March 23, 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.

Spring Break Movie Madness. Friday, March 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

Pre-Teen Jewelry. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for another awesome installment of our Pre-Teen Jewelry making class. This time we will be making a TBA. Registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Spring Mix. Saturday, March 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, March 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.

Spring Break Movie Madness. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for Spring Break Movie Madness! Every day at 2:00pm from March 19th - March 24th we will be showing a popular G or PG rated film! We will also have a related craft setup in the children's room for kids to do throughout the day.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, March 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

Diabetes Academy. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, March 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.

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'The Chilbury Ladies' Choir' by Jennifer Ryan.  New members are always welcome!

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, March 20, 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.

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

Teen Movie Matinee. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Chess Club. Wednesday, March 21, 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!

3D Printing Demonstration. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Teen Volunteer TAB Meeting. Thursday, March 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, March 22, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come hang out and watch NEW anime films.

iProducts: Tips & Tricks. Friday, March 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Teen Slime Party. Friday, March 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Elliott Smith Magic Show. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 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

Master Gardeners: Ferns. Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Senior Social. Wednesday, March 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.

Teen Fandom Friday. Friday, March 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Each month we'll focus on a different fandom. We'll have themed games, snacks, discussions, and a ton of fun!

Teen Self Care Saturday. Saturday, March 24, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Is school stressing you out? Do you always feel tired and tense? Do you just need a break? Come to Self-Care Saturday and learn new ways to relax and take care of your mental health!


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, March 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.

One-on-One Tech help by Appointment only. Saturday, March 24, 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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