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

Events happening the week beginning May 6, 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, May 8, 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.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, May 10, 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 Preschool. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Job Readiness Training by Destiny Institute. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, May 11, 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!

Music with Mar with Ms. Colleen – Ages 0-3. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 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 0-3.

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

Music with Mar with Ms. Colleen – Ages 4-6. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 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 4-6.

Point 6 Band. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come listen to Tampa's Finest Latin Ensemble!


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

Crochet Club. Monday, May 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Book Club. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Delicious Dishes: Simple Sushi. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Create simple yet delicious dishes with us at the library! This month, we'll be making various types of sushi (fruit, veggie, and dessert) to help celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, May 8, 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.

Ukulele: Beginner Class. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This story time will be for children ages birth to 16-18 mos.  Activities will foster development in pre-reading, motor, and social skills through the use of music, movement, finger-plays, and props. We will finish our program each week with a free-play setting that provides plenty of opportunity for socialization for caregivers and babies alike.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Is your little one full of wiggles, jiggles, and giggles?  This story time is for children ages 16-18 mos to around 2 1/2 years and will feature short stories, moving and grooving, singing, and activities to enhance the topics.  With plenty of fun and excitement, we will not only touch on pre-reading skills, but spatial awareness, attention, motor development, and social skills as well.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Is your child's attention span growing?  Are they able to sit through slightly longer books and show signs of more interest in structured activities?  Are they more easily able to make connections?  Then preschool story time is right for you!

Anime Club. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime; for teens in grades 6-12.

Coloring Club. Thursday, May 10, 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, May 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, May 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Muffins with Mom. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a Mother's Day celebration at the library! We will have snacks, games, and activities for children in grades K-5 and their families.

Sew Much Fun: Fold Over Clutch. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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

TAB & Gaming. Tuesday, May 8, 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, May 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Master Gardener: 25 Palms Your Neighbor Doesn’t Have. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. TBA. 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/

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Rock Painting: For Adults. Friday, May 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join us for a fun rock painting program presented by a Community Presenter. Please call branch to register.

Color Me Happy! For Adults. Friday, May 11, 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 5 classes. For adults.

Tween Board Games. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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, May 8, 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, May 10, 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, May 10, 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.

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


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, May 7, 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.

Observational Drawing Class. Monday, May 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Are you an artist or art lover looking to improve your drawing skills? Join us at the library as we learn about historical and contemporary drawing practices, and enhance our skills through various observational methods. All experience levels welcome. Ages: 14+ You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214! Registration and signed liability waiver required. All supplies (easels, charcoal, 18x24" newsprint paper, and drawing subjects) will be provided, however you are welcome to bring your own paper and drawing tools if you wish.

Tai Chi. Monday, May 7, 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.

Guided Open Build – Scroll Saws. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us on Tuesday mornings in May for a special session of our Foundry Open Build. This month we will have a volunteer teacher who will be showing you the basics of the scroll saw to make wooden toys. A waiver and safety form will be required. If you do not have one on file, you can fill one out before the class. Please watch the scroll saw safety video (on the Land O’ Lakes Events Calendar) before you attend the class.

READ with Charlie the Dog. Tuesday, May 8, 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. Join 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 “Toastmasters”. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Not your parents' Toastmasters; this is a cooking class. Our teens will delve into the world of toasted breads. Our second class will be TBA. Ages: 13-18  You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214! Registration and a signed liability waiver required.

Chess Club. Tuesday, May 8, 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 – Petite Picassos. Tuesday, May 8, 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! Grades: K-5.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, May 9, 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.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.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.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 12:00 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.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Coffee and a Chat. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 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, May 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children. Ages: Birth-1yr.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, May 10, 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! Call for movie title. Rated PG, 106 minutes.

Gadget Gab. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 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. In this class: Choosing the Right Phone Plan, Setting-up Google, Windows & Apple Service, Phone or Device Upgrade Options.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, May 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.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, May 11, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Painted Cardboard Sign. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to use acrylic paints to design your own cardboard sign! Ages: 9+ You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214! Registration and signed liability waiver required.

Play, Make, Discover! In a Small, Small Pond. Saturday, May 12, 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 pond themed sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 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, May 12, 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. Ages: 9-15 You can now register online or call the library at 813-929-1214! Registration and signed liability waiver required.

Pre-Teen Gaming. Saturday, May 12, 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

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, May 8, 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, May 8, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

SHINE: Medicare 101. Wednesday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Learn how to create stories, games, etc. with basic Scratch coding for beginners.

Chess Club. Wednesday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Utilizing YouTube for Small Businesses.

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, 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.

Bored? Try Board Games at the Library. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Challenge your friends and family to a variety of board games.  Prizes for all participants!


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Wesley Chapel, 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

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

SCORE: How to Start a New Small Business Successfully. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Tween Lego Robotics Club. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Learn how to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorms.

Children’s Craft Corner. Saturday, May 12, 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, May 8, 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.

Craft Makers: Nautical Mason Jars. Friday, May 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join the fun to create your own nautical Mason jar craft.  Class size limited to 20 participants.  All supplies included.  Registration required.

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, May 12, 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!

One-on-OneTech Help by Appointment Only. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Call the library at 813-780-0064 for an appointment for your technology questions.

Master Gardener: Green Thumb. Made in the Shade. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Have a shady spot where nothing seems to grow?  Find out why.  Master Gardeners say, "Right plant...right place."  Come to our FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar where a Master Gardener will detail plants that love the shade!  Registration required.

 

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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