PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
8012 Library Road, Hudson, FL 34667
727-861-3040
Contact: Britt Dichraff
brittd@pascolibraries.org

Events happening the week of December 6 through December 12, 2015


HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Telephone: 727-861-3040
TUE: 10:00 - 8:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 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.

Holiday Hangout for Teens. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Come to the library to hang out, listen to holiday music, play games (video and board!), and enjoy a hot cocoa bar! Snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of Hudson Library. For teens in grades 6-12.

Premier Healthcare Information Table for ACA Enrollment. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. A Premier Healthcare representative will be available to answer your questions and provide information about Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15 a.m. for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers. Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Fox Hollow Elementary Chorus Holiday Salute to the Knitters for Charity. Friday, December 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Students from Fox Hollow Elementary will visit the library to sing holiday carols to the Knitters for Charity as a thank you for all they have done. Join in the fun!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, December 11, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join this fun group to knit and crochet for charity. They have donated over 15,000 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.

Nature Coast Farmers’ Market. Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Stop by for local produce, food, art, and crafts. Vendors interested in participating in the market can call 727-645-3305.

Hudson Library Book Club. Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us to discuss this month's selection, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. New faces are always welcome. For adults.

Star Wars Team Trivia. Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Show off your Star Wars knowledge and compete for the chance to win cool prizes, including a movie theatre gift card! For all ages.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Telephone: 727-861-3049
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU 11:00 - 8:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Baby Story Time. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Regency Park Book Club. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us to discuss this month’s selection, The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson. New faces are always welcome. For adults.

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Anime Club. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Come discuss popular anime. For teens in grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, December 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for tea, pastries, and a movie. For adults.

Holiday Creations. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Holiday-themed crafts and activities for tweens in grades 4-7.


CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY
5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 727-834-3204
TUE: 10:00 - 8:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) & Gaming. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with teen library program planning and preparation. Stay for video games after the meeting. For grades 8-12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun--plus a rubber stamp craft! For toddlers and preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For elementary-school-age children and their families.

Tween Felt Ornaments. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Have some fun making festive felt ornaments! For grades 4-7.


SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY
4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690
Telephone: 727-834-3331
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 8:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Storytime. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For children ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Join us Tuesdays for a Lego Block Party! We’ll have tables and tables of Lego blocks for the master builders and DUPLOs for the youngest ones. For grades K-5.

Chat-N-Chew. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Tween Book and Video Game Club! Enjoy snacks while discussing a book and then play video games, board games, Legos, etc.! This month we'll be discussing The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy. For grades 4-7.

Baby Time. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2.

South Holiday Library Book Club. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion, with coffee and treats! This month we'll be discussing The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit. For more information please call 727-834-3331.

Tablet Talk. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Learn how to use different apps to get the most out of your tablet. Each week we'll explore a different topic to help make you a tech pro.

Polymer Clay Ornaments. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Use polymer clay and stamps to create a beautiful personalized ornament. Email a picture to SH@PASCOLIBRARIES.ORG prior to the program and we'll show you how to transfer the image onto clay. For grades K-7.


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Telephone: 813-929-1214
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 Volunteer Training. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 5:00 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 and then register yourself for one of the training sessions. If you need assistance please call the library at 813-929-1214.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. The Teen Advisory Board gathers to discuss upcoming programming and volunteer opportunities. Free snacks provided by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades 6-12.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 0-1 year. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. Join us to watch great movies, often those based on books. Genres will vary. Refreshments will be provided thanks to the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. Please contact the library for more information: 813-929-1214. For adults.

Taste of Sunshine Book Club. Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Join us for our Sunshine State Reader Book Club!  Each month we will discuss one of the 3rd-5th grade books, make an awesome craft, and enjoy a snack. Join us on Thursday, December 10th to discuss A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd. Class space is limited and registration is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 to register, or stop by to pick up a copy of the book.

Breakfast with Santa. Friday, December 11, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Santa will visit the Land O' Lakes Library to share breakfast and photos with toddlers and preschool-aged children.

Turning 65: Your Medicare Options. Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to help answer Medicare insurance questions. More information can be found online at floridashine.org. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

Pre-Teen Gaming. Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Want to come to all those teen game nights you see advertised but just aren’t old enough yet? Now we have a gaming event just for you! Join us to play all the latest video games and some classic board games. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library. For ages 9-12.

Beginning Japanese. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Join us to learn the basics of Japanese. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For ages 10 and up.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Telephone: 352-567-3576
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 8:00
THU: 11:00 - 6:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays with your child. Early reading helps give children a great head start in life. For ages 1-2 with parent or guardian.

Read to Rover. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Before and after Storytime, your little ones can read to a friendly therapy dog. Kids love it! Take a photo of your child or grandchild reading to Rylee or Buttons.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts with your child. Early reading helps give children a great head start in life. For ages 3-5 with parent or guardian.

A Matter of Balance Class. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. This class is designed to help people manage their concerns about falls, which allows them to increase physical activity. Older adults can learn positive coping methods to reduce fear of falling, enabling them to remain active and independent.

Chess Club. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels can meet and play chess at the library. You may bring your own chess set or use one from the library. For adults and teens.

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday & Saturday, December 11 & 12, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. You’ll find great bargains on books in a variety of genres, many in like-new condition! DVDs are often available too. Book Bazaar proceeds help to fund programming for all ages at Hugh Embry Library.


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543
Telephone: 813-788-6375
TUE: 10:00 - 6:00
WED: 11:00 - 6:00
THU: 11:00 - 8:00
FRI: 11:00 - 5:00
SAT: 11:00 - 4:00
SUN/MON: Closed

Beginning Computer Tutoring for Seniors. By appointment only. Seniors, sign-up to get one-on-one basic computer tutoring. To schedule an appointment, please call 813-788-6375. For ages 50 and over.

Reading Buddies. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Children can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog.

Storytime. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Storytime for children ages 0-5 years old.

SHINE Medicare Help. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Put your Yu-Gi-Oh skills to the test in our YGO Tournament! The tournament will be run by a certified Yu-Gi-Oh! instructor, with prizes awarded to the winners. For grades 4-8.

Lego Club. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Build and program your Lego creations. This program includes Lego Mindstorms and WeDo kits. For grades K-8.

Holiday Craft Corner. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Children can make a fun craft and take it home! For grades K-3.

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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