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 21, 2018.
HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: 727-861-3040
Mon: 10:00 – 6:00
Tue: 10:00 – 6:00
Wed: 10:00 – 8:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 8:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun: Closed

Baby Storytime. Monday, October 22, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Storytime – Toddler. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Storytime – Preschool. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers.Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This informal needlework group invites you to join them as you start a new handwork project or finish an old one. The casual environment lends itself perfectly to sharing skills and swapping ideas as members work on their designs.  All skill levels and all ages welcome!

Paws for Reading! Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Anime Club. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Watch and discuss anime! For grades 6-12.


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, October 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pumpkin Painting Craft. Monday, October 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Coding for Kids. Monday, October 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn how to design your own characters, produce animations, and create video games using the programming language Scratch! If you have a laptop you'd like to use, please bring it in. If you don't have one, you can use one of ours. This program is a six-week course for kids in grades 2-7, and attendance all six weeks is required. Registering for the first week will guarantee you a spot in every week of the course.

Mystery & Suspense Book Club. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Nuts and Volts. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Explore a variety of hands-on STEM activities in our Makerspace! This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

Makerspace Open Hours. Tuesday, October 23, 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 23, 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.

General Elections Early Voting. Wednesday – Saturday, October 24 – 27, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, October 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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!

Game Zone. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Read to the Share Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Signing for Every Day Living. Friday, October 26, 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 Game Night. Friday, October 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Jewelry Jam with Kate. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 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
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Teen Escape Room. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Use clues to work together and see if you can get out! For those in grades 8 - 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Join us for a movie and popcorn! Call to find out what movie we will be showing!

Barking Good Reads. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5

Coupon, Clip, Swap, Save. Friday, October 26, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween Zombie Plush. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make a cute cuddly zombie for the holiday. 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
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, October 23, 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.

Early Voting General Election. Saturday, October 27, 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

Kindness Rocks! Monday, October 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come join us for our monthly Rock painting Club...This time we will be painting rocks for Breast Cancer Awareness! AGES: ADULT Safety & Waiver Forms required. Registration is required.

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, October 22, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for open hours. This is a time for you to work on your own projects. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information. Project approval is required.

Read with Charlie.Monday, October 22, 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 reading dog, Charlie! READ helps 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 appointment. Charlie will be available for 15 minute increments. A signed waiver is required. Registration opens weekly.

Figure Drawing. Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. For this session, we will be practicing figure drawing from a LIVE model. (Will be male and half clothed). We will learn about proportions of the human body and apply our knowledge to through drawing from the live mode. All experience levels are welcome. Get ready to draw! 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 completion of safety forms and waiver required.

Yoga for Stress Relief. Monday, October 22, 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, October 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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.

Try It Tuesdays – Block Head Frankenstein. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:00 pm. – 7:00 p.m. New program for school age children, new and exciting things to try out!  Join us!

The Land O’ Lakes Scribblers. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for our all new, monthly writing program! Use this time to practice your writing skills with our creative writing prompts. Local authors can also gather to share their writing and receive encouragement. Ages: 16+

Chess Club. Tuesday, October 23, 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.

Early Voting General Election. Wednesday -- Sunday, October 24 -- 27, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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 completion of safety forms and waiver required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, October 24, 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 24, 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+

LOL Card Club. Thursday, October 25, 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.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 11:55 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.

Read with Charlie.Thursday, October 25, 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 reading dog, Charlie! READ helps 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 appointment. Charlie will be available for 15 minute increments. A signed waiver is required. Registration opens weekly.

Come Play Canasta!Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime.Friday, October 26, 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 26, 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! – Pumpkin Play! Saturday, October 27, 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 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 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.

All Ages Pumpkin Fest! Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please join us for our all ages Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, October 28th from 2-4pm! Enjoy all our pumpkin related activities. *Pumpkin Decorating *Pumpkin Golf *Pumpkin Bowling *Pop goes a Pumpkin *Pumpkin Toss *Tic Tac Toe with Pumpkins *Power Tool Pumpkin Carving *Pumpkin Music! PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PUMPKIN! The library will have a limited supply. Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library.


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Phone: 352-567-3576
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00
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: Closed

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, October 23, 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.

Yarn for More Social Club. Tuesday, October 23, 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 24, 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 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Senator Rubio’s Mobile Office Hours. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. A representative from Senator Rubio's office will be at the library to meet with constituents to answer questions and address their concerns.

Wired Wednesday – (Grades 4-12). Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chess Club. Wednesday, October 24, 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!

Technology Class – Open Topics. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Bring your tablets, phones, devices, and your questions to this open topic class.

Basic Survival Sewing. Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Have you always wanted to learn to sew?  Join us for this class!  Sewing machines and materials will be available.  Please call 352 567-3576 to register.

Drones in the Library. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Make It Spooky! Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stop by in your costume for creepy craft fun and other treats!

Read to Rover. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come read to these gentle 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
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Tai Chi Tuesdays. Tuesday, October 23, 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, October 24, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chair yoga is a great way to exercise and relax! Registration is required.

Tween Stem Club. Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Early Voting General Election. Saturday, October 27, 2018, All Day.

Fall Family Day. Saturday, October 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wear your costume, do crafts, eat snacks, play games, and get in the Halloween spirit!!!!!


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

Cook Book – Book Club. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. FALL HARVEST - If you love to cook, learn new recipes and meet new people, this delicious book club is for you!  Visit the library to browse through our vast collection of cookbooks.  Bring your favorite fall-food recipe and tasty samples (optional) to the meeting to share.  Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion!

One-on-One Tech help by Appointment only. Saturday, October 27, 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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