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

Events happening the week beginning December 16, 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 Closed
Sun: Closed

Baby Storytime. Monday, December 17, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Piano with James J. Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Teen Advisory Board. Monday, December 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Get volunteer hours for scholarships and school clubs by attending the Teen Advisory Meetings (TAB)! TAB members help to plan and run teen library programs. This program is for grades 6-12.

Toddler Storytime. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Preschool Storytime. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Medicare 101. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers. Tuesday, December 18, 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!

Social Circle. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come make new friends at the library! Refreshments will be served.

Little Crafts for Little Kids. Wednesday, December 19, 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.

Mahjong Morning. Thursday, December 20, 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!

Chair Yoga. Friday, December 21, 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, December 21, 2018, 11:00 p.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!


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: Closed
Sun: Closed

Twisted Stitchers: Crochet Club. Monday, December 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Chess Club. Monday, December 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Tween Craft: Seasonal Snow Globes. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Celebrate the season by making your own wintry snow globe! This program is for tweens in grades 4-7. Registration is required. 

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, December 19, 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, December 19, 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, December 19, 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!

Gingerbread Houses. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Get your sugar fix while building a Gingerbread House! For teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Exploring Austria. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 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: Closed
Sun/Mon: Closed

SHINE Medicare 101. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Medicare 101 presentation, conducted by the SHINE Program, will provide information on the basics of Medicare 101. A SHINE volunteer will also be available to answer questions about Medicare.

Teen Movie Fun!Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Join us for a movie and popcorn! This month's feature will be Darkest Minds. For those in grades 8 - 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo! Thursday, December 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Play bingo to win prizes, have fun and make new friends. Courtesy of the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Age: Adult.

Yuletide Concert. Friday, December 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join the Richey Community Chorus for an afternoon of music. The Chorus will perform several favorite holiday songs, accompanied by pianist Tony Coppola. Light refreshments will be provided after the concert. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library.


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: Closed
Sun/Mon: Closed

Lego Maniacs. Tuesday, December 18, 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, December 20, 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.

Teen Cookie Decorating Contest. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Baby Time (Ages birth – 2). Friday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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.


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: Closed
Sun: Closed

Woodworking 101: Rolling Pin and Turning Projects. Monday, December 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join our woodworking volunteers as they work on the lathes. If you have had some experience you could turn a rolling pin. If you are new to turning a pen is the place to start. Registration, Foundry Waiver & Safety are required. For ages 16+. 

Foundry Open Hours. Monday, December 17, 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. Please read the waiver and safety forms linked below and watch the safety videos.

Read with Charlie. Monday, December 17, 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.

Observational Drawing. Monday, December 17, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Are you an artist or art lover looking to improve your drawing skills? Join us at the library as we learn about historical and contemporary drawing practices, and enhance our skills through various observational methods. All experience levels welcome. 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. Ages 14+ and registration required.

Tai Chi. Monday, December 17, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us for our all new Tai Chi classes! Bonnie’s Tai Chi Class brings all your physiological systems from digestion, cardiovascular, respiration, immunity and mental activity up to a higher level in a gentle and low impact manner. No movement is too difficult or strenuous as Bonnie modifies each movement to fit every student’s needs. Many of her students can work at different levels within the same class whether you are doing chair work due to an injury or studying in preparation to teach. Greater flexibility, core stability, improved balance, less fatigue, and reduced stress aid in the ability for her students to prevent and deal with issues such as Fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, Arthritis, Joint Replacement, Lowering Blood Pressure, Depression, Anxiety and Breathing. Ages: Adult. A signed liability waiver is required.

Chair Yoga. Tuesday, December 18, 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, December 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., 1:45 p.m. – 2:00 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, December 18, 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 and Giftmaking. Tuesday, December 18, 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? This will be a special TAB where we'll continue giftmaking homemade fun gifts for your loved ones. Snacks & drinks provided! Ages 13-18

Try it Tuesday: Candy Houses. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New maker program for school age children, new and exciting things to try out!  This month will be Candy Houses! Join us between 5-7 p.m.

Chess Club. Tuesday, December 18, 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+. 

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, December 19, 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.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, December 19, 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.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. LOL Book Club will be reading The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri this month.

Beading with Kim. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our volunteer Kim for a beading project. Registration required. 

Classic and Card Games. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for fun and games at the library. Meet new people while playing cards, board games, or challenging video games. Ages: Adult Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, December 20, 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.

Chair Yoga. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Read with Charlie.Thursday, December 20, 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, December 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime. Friday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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.

Teen Mystery: Murder on the Polar Express. Friday, December 21, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. We'll be hosting our very own mystery night for teens! Come dressed in your PJs, get ready for some hot cocoa, and cookie decorating. All while we try and figure out who murdered who on the Polar Express. You MUST be registered for this event. If you are not registered you will not have an assigned role.


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: Closed
Sun: Closed

Ukulele Practice Session. Tuesday, December 18, 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, December 18, 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.

3rdTuesday Book Club. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'The Christmas Train' by David Baldacci.  New members are always welcome.

Beginner Uke Holiday Strum and Sing. Tuesday, December 19, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Learn to play your favorite holiday tunes on the ukulele.  We have ukuleles to lend, or bring your own.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, December 19, 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, December 19, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Chess Club. Wednesday, December 19, 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!

Conversational Spanish/English. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Both English speakers and Spanish speakers are welcome to this class.

Mahjong. Friday, December 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We're starting a Mahjong club at the library - all skill levels are welcome. We have sets, or bring your own.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, December 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy newly released films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.


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: Closed
Sun/Mon: Closed

Yarnaholics. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come craft with us at the library! Knitters and Crocheters of all skill levels are welcome. If you don't know how to do either and would like to learn, we'll have people available to help. It's all totally free and open to everyone in the community.

Santa Storytime. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. A special Santa Story Time!

Senior Social. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

SHINE Medicare 101. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Teen Advisory Board. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Teen and Tween Gift-A-Palooza. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Make gifts for everyone that you love. Travel to multiple stations, making multiple gifts!

Basic Sewing 101: Holiday Edition. Friday, December 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Basic Sewing 101. Fabric is provided. Registration required. Call (813) 788-6375 to register or register online.

Senior Cinema. Friday, December 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. A free movie at the library!?! What more could you need? We'll be showing a different movie each month. Call the library at 813-788-6375 for movie details.


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: Closed
Sun/Mon: Closed

 

No events scheduled this week. 

 

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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