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

Events happening the week beginning December 27, 2015

Please note: All libraries in the Pasco County Library System will close at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015 (except the Land O’ Lakes Library, which will close at 1:00 p.m.) and remain closed on Friday, January 1, 2016 for the New Year Holiday. All PCLS libraries will resume their regular hours on Saturday, January 2, 2016.


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 29, 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.

Super Smash Bros Tournament. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Join us for a Super Smash Bros Wii U Tournament with prizes! Free snacks and drinks, too. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For teens, grades 6-12.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Tween Gaming. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Join us for video games and board games! For grades 4-7.

Noon Year’s Eve Party. Thursday, December 31, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Join us at the library for a Noon Year’s Eve Party! Come count down to the New Year without staying up late! Enjoy a craft, light refreshments, dancing, and a balloon drop at noon!


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 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1.

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Game Zone. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Video games, snacks, friends! For teens, grades 6-12.

Countdown to Noon Year. Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. Celebrate Noon Year's Eve with us! We'll have some games and activities with a special countdown and party at noon. Family event.

Lego Mania. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Come and use your imagination and build with Legos! For kids in grades K-5.


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

Lego Club. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For Elementary-school-age children and their families.

Movie and Popcorn. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come on in and enjoy popcorn and a family movie about a young girl who is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco. For kids in grades K-3 and their families.


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 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Join us on Tuesdays for a Lego Block Party! We’ll have tables and tables of Lego blocks for the master builders and DUPLOs for the younger ones. For grades K-5.


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

3D Printing & Design. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for a seminar on the open source 3D design software, Tinkercad. We will also learn about the 3D printer and print something cool! Completion of a liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

The Foundry - Open Hours. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 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. For ages 16 and up.

Pre-Teen Movie Night. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. A recently released age-appropriate movie will be shown with a large screen projector. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library. Please call the library to find out what movie we’re showing: 813-929-1214. For ages 9-12.

The Foundry - Open Hours. Thursday, December 31, 2015 from 10:00 a.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. For ages 16 and up.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Babies under one year of age and their caregivers can join us for songs and stories.

Digital Photography. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10:15 a.m. Join us for our second class in a series about Photoshop Elements. This class will focus on Expert Mode (it’s not just for experts!). Please call 813-929-1214 to register as seats are limited.

Movie and Popcorn. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of each month to watch a newly released G or PG rated film and enjoy free popcorn and juice. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades K-5.


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

Kids' Free Movie with Popcorn. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy the latest film starring Tinkerbell! For kids 10 and under with parent or guardian.

Chess Club. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels are welcome, and skilled players will help newbies! For adults and teens.

Book to Movie Kids’ Party. Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Kids 10 and under are invited to a party celebrating great books that were made into movies: Minions, Frozen, and How to Tame Your Dragon! There will be games, crafts, face painting, and Kristoff, Anna, and Elsa from Frozen will be here to take pictures with the kids. For kids 10 and under.

Storytimes will return Wednesday, January 6, at 11:15 a.m.

Children's Magazines Available for Checkout. Did you know that the Pasco County Library System has great kids’ magazines available for checkout? Some reluctant readers will try a magazine before they'll try a book. We have American Girl, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Faces, National Geographic Kids (and Little Kids), Boys' Life, High Five, Highlights, and more! Just ask at your local Pasco 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.

Intro to Facebook. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Learn the basics of using Facebook. Please call 813-788-6375 for more information.

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

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Join us to discuss this month's selection, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. For adults.

Friends of the Library Meeting. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend this meeting of the Friends of New River Library, a non-profit organization that supports library programs. Consider becoming a Friend yourself!

Gaming Club. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Video games, board games, and RPGs. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of New River Library. For grades 6 and above.

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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