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

Events happening the week beginning January 24, 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 26, 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.

Teen Crafts. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Join us for duct tape and origami crafts! Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. For teens.

Live Music: Standards from the Great American Songbook. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Vocal and keyboard duo Lorri and Mike Hafer will perform standards and jazz from the Great American Songbook. Lorri has sung with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, with Les Brown’s Band of Renown, and as a special guest vocalist with Buddy Morrow and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. She is currently a featured weekend personality on the Music of Your Life Radio Network. Her new CD, Lucky to Be Me, has just been released. Hear them live at this free concert! Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Android Basics. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Learn the basics of your android tablet in this free class. Registration is not required. For adults.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, January 28, 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 28, 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 29, 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 29, 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.

Adoptable Pets at the Library. Friday, January 29, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pasco County Animal Services is going to load up the Tail Wagon and bring some adoptable animals to the Hudson Library! Come and find your new furry friend.

Movie Matinee. Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Come watch a movie on our big screen! Free popcorn and drinks will be served. Please call to find out what we're showing: 727-861-3040. Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library.

Live Music with Jeni and Billy. Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Our favorite musical duo, Jeni and Billy, return to share with us their original old time music stylings and storytelling. Be ready for that ride up Chicken Ridge! You know you want to go! This event is sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library. A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated.


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 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Game On! Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Video games for tweens in grades 4-7.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

iPad Basics. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Learn basic iPad skills. For adults.

Anime Club. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime. For teens, grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Valentine Card Craft. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Make some homemade valentines for your loved ones! For adults.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. 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

Teen Marvel-ous Movie. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Join us for a great movie: Things go horribly wrong when a dormant peacekeeping program is reactivated, and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villain from enacting his terrible plans. Fun for those in grades 8-12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, fun, and a craft for toddlers and preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. For grades K-5.

Coupon Clip, Save, & Swap. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Didn’t win the lottery? Join us to share coupons and money-saving tips and tricks. For adults.

Pizz'anime. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Teens are invited to join our new club to watch anime movies and eat pizza! This week we’ll watch a film about the life of a man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. We’ll also decide on what other films we want to see. For teens.


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 26, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones. For ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, January 26, 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 younger ones. For grades K-5.

Movies with Friends. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Grab a seat each Wednesday and enjoy coffee and snacks while watching an educational documentary. Please call the library to find out what we’re showing: 727-834-3331.

Baby Time. Thursday, January 28, 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 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Let's take it back to a simpler time: join us for coloring, chess, card games, and more vintage fun! For ages 18 and up.

Tablet Talk. Thursday, January 28, 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!

Feature Film Friday. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Grab a seat and join us on the last Friday of every month for a full-length hit feature film! For ages 18 and up.

Sew It Seams. Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Each month, we'll work on completing a new project using a sewing machine. Registration is strongly encouraged! Please call for details: 727-834-3331.


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

The Foundry - Open Hours. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Work on your own projects during our makerspace open hours. 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.

Galaxy of Coding. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Come learn basic coding skills to help save the galaxy from the First Order. Completion of a makerspace liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For ages 9-15.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. This is the training session to become a teen volunteer (grades 6-12) at Land O' Lakes Library. If you are interested in being a teen 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, January 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The Teen Advisory Board gathers to discuss upcoming teen programming and volunteer opportunities. Free snacks will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades 6-12.

Learn to Bead and Make Jewelry. Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us to learn the basics of beading and jewelry-making, and complete a small craft project. A signed makerspace liability waiver is required, and the dress code must be followed for safety. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For ages 12 and up.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Babies under one year of age and their caregivers can join us to share songs and stories.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-2 years. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Teen Talent Show. Friday, January 29, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Do you have a talent? Show it off at our Teen Talent Show! Groups of 1-5 people can register for the talent show beginning January 5th. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. For grades6-12.

The Foundry - Open Hours. Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Work on your own projects during our makerspace open hours. 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.

Oculus Rift 3D Gaming. Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ever wonder how 3D virtual gaming worlds work? Register for this class to learn the basics of 3D gaming and try out our Oculus Rift. A signed makerspace liability waiver is required, and the dress code must be followed for safety. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For ages 9 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

Tween Lego Robots EV3 Mindstorm. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy learning how to program Lego robots! For tweens, grades 4-8, with adult mentors on hand.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays with Ms. Angela. For ages 1-2 with parent or guardian.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 27, 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 27, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Enjoy the visiting therapy dogs! Kids can read books to them, too. For all ages.

Tween Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come and compete in our monthly tournament! This 'battling' card game from Japan requires good reading and math skills. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Free snacks, too. Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For tweens, grades 4-8.

Chess Club. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels are welcome, and skilled players will help the new players. For adults and teens.

New! Post Crossing Club. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn how to send and receive pen-pal color postcards from (literally) all over the world. For adults.


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.

Lego Club. Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Build and program your Lego creations using Lego Mindstorms and WeDo Kits. For grades K-8.

Story Time. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Story time for children ages 0 to 5 years old.

Senior Safety Program. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Kathy Cornwell from the Area Agency on Aging will give a presentation informing seniors of the latest scams and how to avoid them.

SHINE Medicare Help. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Creepy Crawlies: Dangerous Spiders, Snakes, and Insects that You Need to Know. Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dr. Whitney Elmore, University of Florida Pasco County Extension Director and Urban Horticulture Agent, will take you on a tour of the creepy crawlies that lurk in your area. From venomous spiders and snakes to stinging insects. Come and learn how to spot these critters around your yard and home. Join us for this free seminar at New River Library by registering on Eventbrite. Registration is required and seating is limited. For more information, please call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156.

Intro to the Internet. Friday, January 29, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Learn about searching the Internet using Google. This is a free class, but registration is required. Please register by calling (813)788-6375. For adults.

Children's Movie and Popcorn. Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:15 p.m. Kids, come watch a movie with friends! Please call (813)788-6375 to find out what we're showing. For kids in grades K-3 and their families.

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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