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

Events happening the week of January 17, 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, January 19, 2016 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.

Anime Club. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Meet up with fellow fans to learn about up-and-coming anime and manga, and enjoy Japanese snacks! Permission slips are required. For grades 6-12.

Premier Healthcare Information Table: ACA Enrollment. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Premier Healthcare will be here to answer your questions and provide information about Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.

SCORE Seminar: Customer Service Workshop. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Learn how to take customer service to the next level and keep it there. Learn how to attract your customers by understanding what is important to them and how they want to be treated. This is a free seminar, but registration is requested. Please register online at PascoHernando.score.org.

Pretending Place. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Pretending Place is a creative playspace for young children. Kids and parents are welcome to explore our interactive learning stations at their own pace! For kids and families.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Senior Social. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Join us for coffee, games, and conversation. Make new friends, discuss common interests, and play cards or board games. For seniors and all adults.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, January 21, 2016 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, January 21, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Beginning Tai Chi. Friday, January 22, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Taoist Tai Chi Society returns to introduce us to this gentle form of exercise. Please consult with your physician before starting any exercise program. Space is limited and sign up is required. Please see the reference desk for more information or call 727-861-3040. For adults.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, January 22, 2016 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.

Family Night: Book Basket Bingo. Friday, January 22, 2016 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Join us after hours for another fun family night! Come play Bingo for the chance to win baskets filled with books! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Library. For adults 18 and over.

Legomania. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Come build awesome Lego creations with your library friends! For kids and families.


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 Storytime. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

FX Makeup Tech. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Teens, join us for this interactive tutorial where you will learn how to produce professional quality makeup and face painting designs! For teens grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFFs (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. For more information, please call the library at 727-861-3049. For adults.


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

Basic eBooks. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Learn how to download library e-books to your tablet, phone, Kindle, Nook, or computer using Overdrive and Axis 360. If you have a laptop or tablet, feel free to bring it to class. For adults.

SCORE Seminar: How to Apply for a Business Loan. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. In this workshop the focus is on the individual requirements of the participants, including start-ups, mature businesses, and purchasing of existing businesses. Loan sources for amounts from $5,000 to $5,000,000 will be covered, as well as business plans to accompany loan applications. This is a free workshop, but registration is requested. Please register online at PascoHernando.score.org.

Storytime +. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Young readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. For grades K-5.

Color Me Happy for Adults. Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize, and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required. Please call the library to register: 727-834-3204. For adults.

Tweens: Let’s All Go to the Movies... Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. …and grab ourselves a snack! Gather up your friends and come enjoy a movie about how a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. 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, January 19, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 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.

Movies with Friends. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Grab a seat each Wednesday and enjoy coffee and snacks while watching an educational documentary. For more information, please call the library: 727-834-3331.

Paint It. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Learn from an instruction how to paint and draw. For grades 6-12.

Baby Time. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2 years.

Throwback Thursday. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Let's take it back to a simpler time: join us for coloring, chess, card games, and more retro fun! For ages 18 and up.

Tablet Talk. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Are you looking to learn more about technology? Each week we'll explore a different topic to help make you a tech pro!


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 Art Class. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Teens, join us for this opportunity to express your artistic selves! For more information, please call the library: 813-929-1214. For teens.

Family Night Out. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for stories, crafts and games for the whole family. This month features crafts from New Year’s Traditions Around the World! Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For kids in the elementary grades.

Adult Book Club. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Join us to discuss this month’s title, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. New faces are always welcome. For adults.

Friend's Monthly Meeting. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:45 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend this meeting of the Friends of Land O'Lakes Library, a non-profit group that helps support library programming. Consider becoming a Friend yourself! For adults.

Hand Tools, Power Tools, & More. Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Learn how to use basic power tools in this class! A signed liability waiver is required, and dress code guidelines must be followed for safety. To register, please call 813-929-1214. For ages 16 and up.

Senior Games. Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 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 video games. For adults.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Babies under one year of age and their caregivers can come in to share songs and stories.

Taste of Sunshine Book Club. Thursday, January 21, 2016 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 January 21st to discuss Athlete vs. Mathlete by W.C. Mack. Class space is limited and registration is required. To register, please call the library at 813-929-1214, or stop by to pick up a copy of the book.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-2. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, January 22, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

The Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours, 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.

Lego Club. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Parents and toddlers can come to explore the world around them through stories, crafts, and play. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library.

Sewing Basics 101. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. In this class, become familiar with the basics of a sewing machine. Practice will include threading the machine needle and bobbin. A signed liability waiver and registration is required. For ages 9 and up.

Pre-Teen Craft. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us on the fourth Saturday of the month for a Pre-Teen Surprise Craft. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For ages 9-12.

Japanese Class. Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 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

Knitting Club. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Enjoy knitting with others! Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. For adults.

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us as we discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. New members always welcome. For adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays with Ms. Angela. For ages 1-2 with parent or guardian.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m. Enjoy stories, crafts, and songs with Ms. Angela. For ages 3-5 with parent or guardian.

Kids Read to Rover. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy the visiting therapy dogs! Kids can read books to them, too; it’s good practice for readers of all skill levels. For all ages.

Chess Club. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels are welcome and skilled players help newbies! For teens and adults.

Special Event: Astronomy - A Grand Tour of the Solar System. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Astrophysicist Dr. Kevin Manning is back by popular demand! Enjoy his wonderful presentation, hear the latest on Pluto, and then stargaze with a real telescope after 8 p.m. This is a free program, thanks to the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For ages 10 and up.

Teen Gaming. Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come and play Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U! Free snacks and drinks, too. Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For grades 9-12.

Advanced iPad. Friday, January 22, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free. Come and learn some of the more advanced features and techniques of iPads. Please call 352-567-3576 to sign up as space is limited. Please bring your iPad. (This class will also be offered in February and March.) For adults.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come see this recent film about walking the Appalachian Trail starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. Free popcorn, too! Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For adults.

Free Kids Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come see this new movie starring those talkative little yellow helpers! Free popcorn, too. Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For kids 12 and under with parent or guardian.


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.

Gardening Program: Plants from Seeds. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Master gardener Adah Weitler will present a program on growing plants from seeds. Take the mystery of out seed planting by learning the best times to start seeds, what is needed for germination, and why some seeds fail to develop. Potting methods using ordinary materials found around the house will also be discussed at this FREE University of Florida, Pasco Extension seminar.

Reading Buddies. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog.

Story Time. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Story time for children ages 0 to 5 years old.

Senior Social. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come play card games, board games, and make new friends! Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of New River Library. For adults.

SHINE Medicare Help. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE representative will be available to help answer Medicare enrollment questions. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

Teen Movie. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Teens, come eat pizza and watch a movie with friends! To find out what we’re showing, please call the library: 813-788-6375.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Earn community service hours for scholarships by helping the library plan and prepare programs for teens. For grades 6-12.

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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