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

Events happening the week beginning August 12, 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, August 14, 2018, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 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.

Basic QuickBooks. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Social Circle. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come make new friends at the library! Refreshments will be served.

Play-Doh Playtime! Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. It's time for some play-doh fun! Come play with the library's supply of play-doh and tools.

Paws for Reading! Thursday, August 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5

Piano with James J. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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

Twisted Stitchers: Crochet Club. Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Shoe Box Caddy Craft. Monday, August, 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Book Club. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Delicious Dishes: Waffles. Tuesday, August 14, 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 waffles. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7. It's free, and no library card is required to attend.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 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, August 15, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. 

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. 

Board Game Bash. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Color Me Happy. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Exploring China. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come celebrate Chinese culture with us on Thurs, August 16th at 2pm! We will discuss and learn about Chinese culture while making a traditional Chinese craft. Supplies will be provided! This program is for Adults 18+

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Creation Stations: Bubble Trouble. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 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. For children ages 0-5.


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

SCORE: Creating a Successful Business Plan. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  

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

Lego Club. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo! Thursday, August 16, 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, August 16, 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, August 17, 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 6 classes. For adults.


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

Early Voting Primary. Saturday, August 18, 2018, All Day


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, August 13, 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.

Read with Charlie. Monday, August 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., and 4:45 – 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.

Observational Drawing. Monday, August 13, 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. 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. Registration and a signed waiver is required.

Essential Oils: Local Herbology Secrets. Monday, August 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for another essential oils class! This time we will be learning Local Herbology Secrets! Registration and a signed waiver is required.

Yoga for Stress Relief. Monday, August 13, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The purpose of yoga is to increase overall well-being by reducing stress and tension and by increasing flexibility, strength and enhancing breathing ability. This free class offers fundamental techniques tailored to the level of ability and fitness of the participants with an emphasis on relaxation and mindfulness throughout the practice. Ongoing classes will enable participants to develop their practice at an appropriate gradual pace. Attire: Comfortable exercise clothing. Accessories: Large beach towel or yoga mat. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Foundry Open Hours: Scroll Saws. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours. On Tuesday mornings through August we will have instruction on the scroll saw during our open build sessions. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information. Completion of all forms and safety training is required.

LOL Card Club. Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Chair Yoga. Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Read with Charlie. Tuesday, August 14, 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., and 4:45 – 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.

Chess Club. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us every Tuesday for our weekly chess club meeting! Each week participants will meet to learn the basics of the game and practice playing. If you register for one class, you will be automatically registered for each week. Ages: 12+

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us to learn how to play Mahjong. This class is designed for beginners. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Registration is required.

Crochet for Beginners. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 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 waiver required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, August 15, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a book discussion and snacks! This month's book is Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Class. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 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, August 16, 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, August 16, 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.

Read with Charlie. Thursday, August 16, 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., and 4:45 – 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.

Toddler Storytime.Friday, August 17, 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. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This storytime is geared towards children ages 1-2 years.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, August 17, 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.

Early Voting Primary. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

SHINE Turning 65: Medicare Assistance. Saturday, August 18, 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/

Play, Make, Discover! - Silly Dance Party. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 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! The first and third Saturday of each month is our Silly Dance Party! Come dance and play the morning away! Toddlers and Preschooler.

Woodworking 101: Hurricane Candle Holders. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to learn the basics of woodworking. In this class you will be making a hurricane candle holder! Registration and completion of all forms and safety training is required.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, August 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, August 18, 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 register using our event calendar. If you have any questions regarding teen volunteer training, call the library at 813-929-1214. Training sessions are limited to 10. Registration required.


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, August 14, 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, August 14, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish. 

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, August 15, 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, August 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Guardian Ad Litem - Volunteering Info. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Wired Wednesday – Unplugged (Grades 4-7). Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Chess Club. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Main floor. 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!

National Tell a Joke Day. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Learn a joke.  Tell it to a library worker.  Get a prize!

Teens Create. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Mahjong. Friday, August 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We're starting a Mahjong club at the library - all skill levels are welcome.  We have sets, or bring your own.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, August 17, 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, August 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come and read to these gentle Therapy Dogs before the start of our family events.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, August 18, 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, 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

Fiber Art. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Tai Chi at the Library. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for an hour of Tai Chi! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a bottle of water.

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

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Senior Social. Wednesday, August 15, 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.

SHINE Medicare 101. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, August 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 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.

Early Voting Primary. Saturday, August 18, 2018, All Day, Early voting for the primary elections.


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, August 14, 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.

AARP Driver Safety. Friday, August 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Driver Safety. 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-OneTech help by Appointment only. Saturday, August 18, 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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