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

Events happening the week of February 7, 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

OneBlood West Blood Drive. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Donate blood while you’re at the library! The Blood Mobile will be located in the Hudson Library parking lot.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, February 9, 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 Gaming. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Challenge your friends to Super Smash Bros or Apples to Apples! A variety of video, card, and board games will be available. Snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of Hudson Library. For grades 6-12.

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Word Basics. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Join us to learn the basics of Microsoft Word, the widely used word processing program. No registration is required. For adults.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, February 11, 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, February 11, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Study Hall. Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Teens and tweens, come to the library for help with research and writing.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, February 12, 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.

Nature Coast Market. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Stop by for local produce, food, art, and crafts. Vendors interested in participating in the market can call 727-645-3305.

Hudson Library Book Club. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us to discuss this month's title, Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. New faces are always welcome. For adults.

Chocolate Mug Cake. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Come make a chocolate mug cake to eat while we watch a short, animated Valentine's Day movie.


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, February 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Coloring for Adults. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Rediscover the joy and relaxation of coloring in this six-week series. Please register in person at the library or by calling 727-861-3049. For adults.

Regency Park Book Club. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Join us to discuss this month's selection, Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. New faces are always welcome. For adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Anime Club. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime. For teens, grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFFs (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, February 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. For more information, please call 727-861-3049. For adults.

Cupid's Café. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Come and make a fun craft with food! For tweens, grades 4-7.


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

TAB & Gaming. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with program planning and preparation. Stay for video games after the meeting. For those in Grades 8-12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun, plus a craft for toddlers and preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Readers of all skill levels can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog. For grades K-5.

Love My Library Friends Book Sale. Friday & Saturday, February 12 & 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Show your valentine and the library your love by purchasing some gently used books and movies! All proceeds benefit library programming at Centennial Park Library.


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, February 9, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For ages 1-5.

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, February 9, 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, February 10, 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 for more details: 727-834-3331.

Chat-N-Chew. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Tween Book and Video Game Club! Enjoy snacks while discussing a book, and afterwards play video games, board games, Legos, and more! For grades 4-7.

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

South Holiday Library Book Club. Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion, and enjoy coffee and treats! This month we'll be discussing The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. Please call the library for more information: 727-834-3331. For adults.

Tablet Talk. Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Looking to learn more about technology? Learn how to use different apps to get the most out of your tablet! Each week we'll explore a different topic to help make you a tech pro!

Pin It. Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Are you PINterested in making crafts? Join us on the third Friday of each month as we tackle a different and fun craft project from Pinterest.

Gaming After Hours. Friday, February 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Teens are invited to the library after hours to hang out, play video games and computer games, and eat pizza! For grades 6-12.

Love Your Library. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Love is in the air! Join Ms. Ashley and make fun crafts for the upcoming Valentine's holiday. For grades K-5.


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

Learn to Crochet as a Pathway to Knitting. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Join us for a seminar on learning to crochet as a gateway to learning how to knit. Feel free to bring your own crochet hooks; we recommend sizes F, G, and H. Some hooks will be provided. A signed liability waiver is required, and the makerspace dress code must be followed for safety. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For ages 9 and up.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Teens, get training on proper policy and procedures pertaining to volunteering at the library.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Join the Teen Advisory Board to help plan and prepare teen library programs. Earn volunteer hours for school! For teens.

Entangled Hearts - Valentine Craft for Adults. Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Adults, come and make a Valentine’s Day craft in our makerspace! A signed liability waiver is required, and the dress code must be followed for safety. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For Ages 16 and up.

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

Adult Afternoon Movie. Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Join us to watch great movies, often those based on books. Genres will vary. Refreshments will be provided thanks to the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. Please contact the library for more information: 813-929-1214. For adults.

Taste of Sunshine Kids Book Club. Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Join us for a book discussion, a craft, and a snack! This month’s title is Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, February 12, 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, February 12, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance. Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Teens gather to console and soothe their broken hearts by dancing the night away!

Basic Coding for Pre-teens. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Come to the Land O' Lakes Library for an introductory course on basic coding for kids. Get started using tools such as code.org and Scratch 2.0. A signed liability waiver is required and the makerspace dress code must be followed for safety. To register, please call 813-929-1214. For pre-teens.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. During makerspace open hours, you can work on your own projects using all of our tools and equipment! A signed liability waiver is required and the makerspace dress code must be followed for safety. For more information, please call 813-929-1214. For ages 16 and up.

Kids Crafts: Valentine’s Day Craft. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us on the second Saturday of this month for a story and crafts. This month's theme is Valentine’s Day! Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For grades K-5.

Sewing Basics – Valentine’s Day Craft. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us for our sewing basics class where we will create a small Valentine's Day craft. A signed liability waiver is required and the makerspace dress code must be followed for safety. To register, please call 813-929-1214.

Japanese Class. Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Explore the Japanese language and culture.


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

Toddler Storytime Tuesday. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays with Ms. Angela. For ages 1-2 with parent or guardian.

Preschooler Storytime Tuesday. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Enjoy stories, crafts, and songs with Ms. Angela. For ages 3-5 with parent or guardian.

Kids Read to Rover. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Kids love reading to Button, the visiting therapy dog! For kids and families.

Help with Health Insurance Enrollment Forms. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Staff from Premier Community Healthcare will be available to help citizens fill out forms to get and maintain health insurance. For adults.

Tween Lego Mindstorms Robots. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy programming Lego robots with a small team! For grades 4-8.

Chess Club. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels are welcome, and the more experienced players are willing to help beginners. For teens and adults.

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazaar. Friday & Saturday, February 12 & 13, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Find amazing deals on gently used books, DVDs, and more. Some items are in like-new condition. Valentine's Day is around the corner! All proceeds support programs for young and old at your Hugh Embry Library. For all ages.


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.

Story Time. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Story time for children ages 0 to 5 years old.

Trivia Club for Adults. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come join our trivia club and make new friends, learn facts, and find out what you know! Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of New River Library. For adults.

Choosing the Right Phone Plan. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Raymond Arias will give a presentation about setting up Google, Windows, and Apple services, and phone/device upgrade options.

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

Kindle E-books. Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Learn how to borrow library e-books on your Kindle.

Lego Club. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Build and program your own creations using Lego Mindstorms and WeDO Kits.  For grades K-8.

Children's Craft Corner. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come make a fun craft to take home. For children in grades K-3.

View the Night Sky Astronomy Program. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Astronomy and Space Studies student Melanie Crowson will host a free outdoor astronomy program for families and individuals of all ages.

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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