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

Events happening the week beginning October 7, 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  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Tuesday Night Stitchers.Tuesday, October 9, 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.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Silly Storytime – Toddler. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Silly Storytime – Preschool. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Paws for Reading! Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Chair Yoga. Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to join us for chair yoga! Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join this fun group to knit and crochet for charity. They have donated over 14,000 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!

Pasco County Extension Septic System Workshop. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for some fun fiction and non-fiction reads!

Piano with James J. Saturday, October 13, 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  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
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

Book Club. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Spooky Cupcake Wars. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Compete to decorate the spookiest cupcake of them all! Each participant will get a cupcake to decorate with a spooky theme using icing, sprinkles, and other assorted supplies. Cupcakes will be judged by impartial staff members or volunteers based on creativity and overall quality, and the winner will be awarded a prize!

Makerspace Open Hours. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us in the Maker Space for open hours. This is a free time for you to use our space to make your own projects.  Please call the library at 727-861-3049 for more information.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, October 9, 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, October 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This story time will be for children ages birth to 18 mos.  Activities will foster development in pre-reading, motor, and social skills through the use of music, movement, finger-plays, and props.  We will finish our program each week with a free-play setting that provides plenty of opportunity for socialization for caregivers and babies alike.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Is your little one full of wiggles, jiggles, and giggles?  This story time is for children ages 16-18 mos. to around 2 1/2 years and will feature short stories, moving and grooving, singing, and activities to enhance the topics. With plenty of fun and excitement, we will not only touch on pre-reading skills, but spatial awareness, attention, motor development, and social skills as well.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Is your child's attention span growing?  Are they able to sit through slightly longer books and show signs of more interest in structured activities?  Are they more easily able to make connections?  Then preschool story time is right for you!

Art Journaling for Beginners – Part 4. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Anime Club. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime with your friends! For teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Maker Space Craft. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Signing for Every Day Living. Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Signing for Every Day Living is a five week course for anyone wishing to learn basic sign language.  All ages and abilities are welcome as well as those who are experiencing hearing loss.  Come and enjoy learning in a fun relaxing environment!  This course is provided free of charge by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, October 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Pumpkin Palooza. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 


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  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

T.A.B. & Gaming. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with program planning and preparation. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Stay for games after the meeting. For those in grades 8 – 12.

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

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Ask a Master Gardener. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Extension Office will be here to answer your specific gardening questions. Have a plant you need to identify? Palm trees a little droopy? Need a plant to attract butterflies for that corner of your yard? The Master Gardeners are here to help!

Master Gardener: Hydroponics. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5

Tween Candy Crafts. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. We will get creative with candy. For those in grades 4 - 7.


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  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. It's a brick party every Tuesday! LEGO bricks will be provided to all Master Builders. DUPLO blocks for the younger crowd.

Pin It! Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Score: Utilizing YouTube in your Business. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Storytime. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and maybe a game or a craft or bubbles!!! Thursday at 11:15 AM.  Call the library to find out this week's theme. 727-834-3331.

Book Club. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee! Discussion! Treats! Now that we have your attention, join us each month for a lively discussion. New member always welcome. Call (727) 834-3331 for book title.

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Share a story and snacks during our biweekly Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Open for those in GRADES 3-5

Sew What? Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 


LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY
2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639
Phone: 813-929-1214
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
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: Scroll Saws. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours. On Tuesday mornings through October 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.

Chair Yoga. Tuesday, October 9, 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, October 9, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 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.

Library Advisory Board. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Try it Tuesdays – Owl Pillows. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New program for school age children, new and exciting things to try out!  Join us!

Chess Club. Tuesday, October 9, 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.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 10, 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.

Monster Pens. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Calling all experienced pen turners!!! This is a unique opportunity to learn how to turn an acrylic pen! This session limited to 4 turners only.

Toys for Tots Painting. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us to paint wooden toys that will be donated to Toys for Tots! Our woodworking volunteers have been hard at work making custom wooden toys in our foundry, and now we are in search of artistic individuals to make them beautiful and colorful! The session will be led by our resident artist, Jayde. Have fun painting while making a child's day! Teens may also earn volunteer hours for participating. No donation to the organization is necessary, and all supplies are provided. Please only attend this class if you are over the age of 16. Registration and completion of safety forms and waiver required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 10, 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.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Class. Wednesday, October 10, 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+

Dominoes Club. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., 1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children ages birth-1yr.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Watch a new release DVD on a BIG screen in the comfort of the library.  Call to find out what movie will be shown. Refreshments provided!

Read with Charlie. Thursday, October 11, 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.

Come Play Canasta! Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime.Friday, October 12, 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., 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 1-2 years.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, October 12, 2018, 1:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Children and their caregivers gather to sing, dance, and share stories. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Play, Make, Discover! – Pets! Saturday, October 13, 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.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 12:00 p.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.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry for an extremely valuable session which will teach our younger crowd about the numerous hand tools used in woodworking. Registration and completion of safety forms and waivers required. 

Gaming & Chill. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for the pre-teen and teen gaming event of the season. We'll have snacks, board games, and a variety of video games to keep you entertained for the afternoon. Teen gaming will be in the meeting room (ages 13-18), pre-teen gaming will be in the teen room (ages 9-12).

Open Build – Costume Making. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in our Foundry makerspace for assistance in making your costume!  We have some fabric and materials available or bring your own. Let our staff assist you with your costume sewing and more!


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  CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Yarn for More Social Club. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet at the library to knit, needlepoint, crochet, and more.  Bring your own tools and materials.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, October 10, 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, October 10, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

SHINE Medicare 101. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Wired Wednesday – (Grades 4-12). Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 10, 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!

Make it Fall! Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stop by to create crafts celebrating this colorful season!

Read to Rover. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come and read to these gentle Therapy Dogs.


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   CLOSED for Staff Development Day
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Tai Chi Tuesdays. Tuesday, October 9, 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.

Mystery Book Club. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. We will be discussing "Well Read, Then Dead" by Terrie Farley Moran.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chair yoga is a great way to exercise and relax! Please register!

SHINE Medicare Counseling. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. One-on-one Medicare counseling with volunteers. Sessions will run for one hour.

Tween Coding 101. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. We will learn the basics of coding and computer science with this introductory course. Choose backgrounds, characters, and more to create a Minecraft mod you can share. All skill levels welcome.  A light snack will be provided.

SCORE: Tax Implication for Small Businesses. Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Friends of the Library Book Sale. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Star Wars Reads. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Celebrate Star Wars with drop-in crafts all day! Make a Yoda hat, take pictures in our photo area, and more!


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

Craft Makers. Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Metal Mania. Join the fun to learn how to turn everyday objects into metallic masterpieces.  Class size limited.  All supplies will be provided.  Registration required.

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ask about Florida-friendly gardening and even bring in plants for Pasco County Master Gardeners to identify and share tips about. You have questions, the Master Gardeners have answers!

One-on-One Tech help by Appointment only. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Call the library at 813-780-0064 for an appointment for your technology questions.

Master Gardener: Green Thumb. Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Florida Native Wildflowers, Vines and Ground covers: Learn how to plan, grow, and nurture beautiful plants with the support and expertise of a special Master Gardener's presentation.  This month's topic is: Florida Native Wildflowers, Vines and Ground covers.

 

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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