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

Events happening the week beginning November 25, 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

Taoist Tai Chi. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Baby Storytime. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Toddler Storytime. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Preschool Storytime. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers. Tuesday, November 27, 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!

Little Crafts for Little Kids. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. This arts and crafts program introduces preschool children to a variety of art materials to grow their creativity and build their fine motor skill. For children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Color Me Calm. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. For adults.

Mahjong Morning. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come learn and play mahjong with us!  These sessions are geared towards offering adults a fun and social atmosphere to enjoy the game of mahjong.  Bring a friend or come alone and make new ones!

Preschool Prep. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Children prepare for preschool by visiting different interactive stations that help them learn the essentials they will need for school. For children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Paws for Reading! Thursday, November 29, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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!

Book Basket Bingo. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come play Bingo and try to win baskets filled with books and gifts. This program is free and open to all.  ! SEATING IS LIMITED!


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, November 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mystery & Suspense Book Club. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tween Movie & Popcorn. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Come watch a recently released popular movie with us! Popcorn and drinks will be provided. This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Maker Space Craft: Monogrammed Rice Heating Bags. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration required.

Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, November 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Family Game Night. Friday, November 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Lego Mania & More. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come use your imagination and build with Legos, Snap Circuits, and Keva Planks! For kids in grades K-5.


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 Kraft Crafts. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Channel your inner child with old school pasta crafts while eating macaroni and cheese.

Storytime +. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, November 29, 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!

Coupon Clip, Swap, Save. Friday, November 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Elementary Holiday Movie Time. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Join us for popcorn and the movie Arthur Christmas. For those in grades kindergarten through 3 and their families.


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, November 27, 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.

Storytime. Thursday, November 29, 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.

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, November 29, 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.

Baby Time (Ages birth – 2). Friday, November 30, 2018, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2

Movies with Friends. Friday, November 30, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us on Fridays to view a documentary film. Light refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Holiday Branch library.

Winter Wonderland Workshop: Grades K – 7.Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us to make awesome WINTER CRAFTS - maybe even some that shrink in size!  This program is for grades K through 7.


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

Projects for Veterans Open Build Hours. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join our volunteers as we make 100 Purple Heart pens, Pens for the Troops and flag boxes for veterans. This is a service project for our veterans and active duty troops. Youth age 9 years+ are welcome to participate with a guardian. Foundry Waiver & Safety forms are required.

Woodworking 101: Pasta Spoon. Monday, November 26, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make a wooden pasta spoon in our Foundry. A sample is on the Information Desk counter. This class is for ages 9+. Foundry Waiver and Safety Form are required. Remember that closed toe shoes are required for all Foundry participation. Registration and a signed waiver required. 

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, November 26, 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, November 26, 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.

Projects for Veterans Open Build Hours. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join our volunteers as we make 100 Purple Heart pens, Pens for the Troops and flag boxes for veterans. This is a service project for our veterans and active duty troops. Youth age 9 years+ are welcome to participate with a guardian. Foundry Waiver & Safety forms are required.

Chair Yoga. Tuesday, November 27, 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, November 27, 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is the training session to become a teen volunteer at the Land O' Lakes Library. If you are interested in being a volunteer please fill out the form on our website (pascolibraries.org) and then call the library at 813-929-1214 to register for a training session. Training sessions are limited to 10 participants. Ages 13-18.

Teen Advisory Board. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Come join us to talk about the future of library services for teens! What can we do for you? Snacks & drinks provided! Ages 13-18

The Land O’ Lakes Scribblers. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5:15 a.m. – 7:30 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, November 27, 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. 12+. 

Around the World Series: Passport to Japan. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This NEW monthly Children's program is a series of cultural experiences featuring a different country each month. This month we will learn about Japan and its art, culture, and traditions. AGES: K-5.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, November 28, 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, November 28, 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 a completed waiver required.

Land O’Lakes Rocks! Club. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for our new Rock painting club!  We will paint rocks that can be left out in the community for people to find!  Ages 16+. Registration required. 

Projects for Veterans Open Build Hours. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join our volunteers as we make 100 Purple Heart pens, Pens for the Troops and flag boxes for veterans. This is a service project for our veterans and active duty troops. Youth age 9 years+ are welcome to participate with a guardian. Foundry Waiver & Safety forms are required.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, November 28, 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 Chat. Wednesday, November 28, 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+.

Kumihimo Holiday Necklace. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Meet with our Adult Services Librarian Alicia and our volunteer teacher to learn the Japanese art of braid making called Kumihimo.  This is a 2 part class. Part 2 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 4th at 10 AM. Please be available for both sessions. We will be making a holiday necklace. Registration and a completed waiver required.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, November 29, 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.

Read with Charlie.Thursday, November 29, 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.

Yoga for Stress Relief. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 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.

Come Play Canasta! Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime.Friday, November 30, 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, November 30, 2018, 1:30 p.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.

Holiday Wreaths. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join us for our makerspace class for ages 9 and up, holiday fabric wreaths.  Registration required, two weeks prior to class. Registration required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Silly Dance Party. Saturday, December 1, 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.

Read with Kira. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us to read to one of our reading dogs, Kira.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, December 1, 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.

Snack and a Movie. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us on the first Saturday of each month to watch a highly popular G or PG rated film and enjoy free snacks and juice. Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library. Ages: Elementary K-5.


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

AARP Smart Driver Class. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AARP will be presenting this class.  You must register at 813 907-3908.

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, November 27, 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, November 27, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Wired Wednesday: Gr 4 – 12. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Retro video gaming!

Chess Club. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Main floor, 5-7:30 pm. 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!

Conversational Spanish/English. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Both English speakers and Spanish speakers are welcome to this class.


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

Adult Crafting: Jewelry. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make some jewelry with us! We'll have beads, various kinds of string and wire, tools, and fasteners!

Toddler Story Time. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Story Time. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chair yoga is a great way to exercise and relax! Registration required.

SHINE Medicare Counseling. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. One-on-one Medicare counseling. Sessions will run for one hour. Appointments are required. Make an appointment by contacting Geralyn Fortney at (727) 570-9696 ext. 273 orgeralyn.fortney@aaapp.org.

Tween STEM: Drones in the Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fly drones in the library!!!

AARP Smart Driver Course. Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AARP Smart Driver Course, register online at AARP.com or call Beverly Cogdill at 813-907-3908. You must register before attending the class.

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We will be discussing The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.

Ukulele Jam. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring your ukulele and jam out with the group! All skills levels are welcome!


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, November 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 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 cook books.  Bring your recipe of anything but turkey and tasty samples (optional) to the meeting to share.  Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion!

One-on-One Tech help by Appointment Only. Saturday, December 1, 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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