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 30, 2018.

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

Social Circle. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 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.

Ask a Master Gardener. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Extension Office will be in the lobby to answer your specific gardening questions.

Pasco County Extension Master Gardening Seminars. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. The Master Gardeners of the Pasco County Cooperative Extension office present on a variety of topics. Check back for more details.

Mahjong Morning. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 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, January 4, 2019, 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, January 4, 2019, 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!

Taoist Tai Chi. Friday, January 4, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come learn the art of tai chi! This class is free and open to all.

Pre-Teen Anime Afternoon. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. This program is for grades 4-7.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: 727-861-3049
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for New Years
Tue: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 6:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun: Closed

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 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!

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join the TAB and help plan future events for teens at the library. You also earn volunteer hours! For teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Papercrafting Fun: DIY Stamps. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Signing for Every Day Living. Friday, January 4, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 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, January 4, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Lego Mania & More. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 


CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY
5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690
Phone: 727-834-3204
Tue: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 6:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Storytime +. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Nuts for Needlework. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come to chat and work on your cross-stitch, knitting, crochet, embroidery or other needlework projects.

Color Me Happy for Adults. Friday, January 4, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this first of 6 classes. For adults.

Peace Yoga with Forest. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Yoga for kids! Please contact the branch to register for this class as space is limited.

Elementary Indoor Beach Party. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. It may be winter but let’s play like we’re at the beach!  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 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 8:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00 
Sun/Mon: Closed

Storytime. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and maybe a game or a craft or bubbles!!! 

Tech Time. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come learn and discuss computers, smart phones, and tablets. For Seniors/Adults.

Teen Volunteer Meeting + Pizza (TAB). Thursday, January 3, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join our Teen Advisory Board and earn volunteer hours!  Plan & prep library programs while eating pizza!

Baby Time (Ages birth – 2). Friday, January 4, 2019, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

Family Movie Night @ South Holiday. Friday, January 4, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas! Bring your favorite blanket or stuffed animal! Join us this month for a fun, family-friendly film (starring Bette Midler) about three witchy sisters who might just put a spell on you.   Light refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Holiday Branch library.   Call (727) 834-3331 for movie title.

Flip Flop Drawing for Grades K – 5. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 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 New Years
Tue: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 6:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun: Closed

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 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.

Social Seniors. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our group of Social Seniors for coffee, cake, and conversation. Get involved at the library by offering programming suggestions. Or, take this time to meet new friends, discuss common interests, and engage in recreational activities. Occasional workshops on topics of interest may be scheduled. Ages: 55+ Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 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. On the fourth Thursday of the month we will focus on learning Sign Language with our stories.

Read with Charlie.Thursday, January 3, 2019, 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.

AARP Safe Driver Course. Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. AARP Safe Driver Course, please contact Barbara to register, 813-907-3908.

Come Play Canasta! Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime. Friday, January 4, 2019, 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, January 4, 2019, 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.

Sewing Basics 101. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., In this class patrons will become familiar with the sewing machine and practice by stitching a small craft item! Come learn about all the different parts of the machine and how they are used. We will get a lot of practice on the machine, doing things like: threading the machines needle and bobbin, and other basics, as well as sewing lines and curves, and different spacing.  Ages 9+ and registration is required.

Play, Make, Discover! – Silly Dance Party. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 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, January 5, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us to read to one of our reading dogs, Kira.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 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. Please read the waiver and safety forms linked below and watch the safety videos.

Snack and a Movie – Saturday, January 5, 2019, 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. Call to find out what movie will be shown. 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 Closed for New Years
Tue: 10:00 – 6:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 8:00
Thu: 10:00 – 6:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun: Closed

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Chess Club. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 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, January 2, 2019, 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Both English speakers and Spanish speakers are welcome to this class.

Box Car Drive-in. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Create and decorate a cardboard box, and then use it to enjoy a movie with popcorn and juice.

Technology Class – Open Topics. Thursday, January 3, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring your tablets, phones, devices, and your questions to this open topic class.

Mahjong. Friday, January 4, 2019, 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.


NEW RIVER LIBRARY
34043 State Rd 54, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
Phone: 813-788-6375
Tue: 10:00 – 6:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 10:00 – 6:00 
Thu: 10:00 – 8:00
Fri: 10:00 – 5:00
Sat: 10:00 – 5:00
Sun/Mon: Closed

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 10:15 a.m.—10:45 a.m. Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Senior Social Craft. Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come meet new people at our senior socials.

Yarn Work for a Cause. Wednesday, January 3, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Our yarn works for a cause is new in January, we’ll be starting projects to donate to local organizations. 

Teen Advisory Board. Wednesday, January 3, 2019, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Get volunteer hours for scholarships and school clubs by attending the Teen Advisory Board Meetings (TAB).

KPOP Club. Wednesday, January 3, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. For grades 4 – 12. Relax, listen to music, and learn about South Korean music and culture.

Sewing 101. Thursday, January 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn to use our sewing machines! 

First Saturday Book Club. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Let’s discuss Empire of Deception by Dean Jobb.

Uke Jam. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring your ukulele and jam out with the group! All skill levels are welcome.


ZEPHYRHILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
5347 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542
Phone: 813-780-0064
Tue: 9:00 – 7:00 Closed for New Years
Wed: 9:00 – 6:00 
Thu: 9:00 – 6:00
Fri: 9:00 – 6:00
Sat: 9:00 – 12:00 
Sun/Mon: Closed

Z Book Club. Friday, January 4, 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for an engaging discussion for our January Book Club selection, Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson.  Ask for a copy at the Zephyrhills Public Library.

One-on-OneTech help by Appointment Only. Saturday, January 5, 2019, 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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