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

Events happening the week beginning January 20, 2019.

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY
8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: 727-861-3040
Mon: 10:00 – 6:00 Closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
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

Toddler Storytime. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Preschool Storytime. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 

Tuesday Afternoon Stitchers. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 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, January 23, 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.

Piano with James J. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Color Me Calm. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Relax your mind and color your worries away! Chocolate, coloring materials and water are provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. This is an adult program.

Mahjong Morning. Thursday, January 24, 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!

Paws for Reading. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Make a Mess with Art. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Children create artistic masterpieces while exploring a variety of messy materials and techniques.

The Whispering Tree. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Come for a relaxing and enjoyable evening of music! Called “one of the most talented duos to take the stage in NYC” by Deli Magazine, The Whispering Tree are singer/songwriter Eleanor Kleiner and multi-instrumentalist Elie Brangbour. Together, they craft richly immersive folk-rock brimming with evocative lyrics and a panoramic musicality.

Chair Yoga. Friday, January 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come learn the art of tai chi! This class is free and open to all.

Adult Craft and Hot Chocolate. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Family Lego Challenge. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Build and WIN! Bring the entire family for an afternoon of Lego creativity. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative designs and everyone will leave with a small participation gift. This program is free and open to all.


REGENCY PARK LIBRARY
9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: 727-861-3049
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
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

Mystery and Suspense Book Club. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tween Craft: Perler Bead Keychains. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fuse your own Perler bead keychain with us! This program is for tweens in grades 4-7.

Mom & Baby Support Group. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Ukulele Strum and Sing. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Learn to play basic chords and simple songs on a ukulele!  This class is taught by the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society.  Bring your own ukulele, or use one of ours.

Baby Storytime. Wednesday, January 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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!

Game Zone. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Happy. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coloring Club for Adults; supplies are provided.

Maker Space Craft: DIY Kaleidoscopes. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Read to the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Signing for Every Day Living. Friday, January 25, 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 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Jewelry Jam with Kate. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 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 Pretty Little Windows. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Make a "stained glass" window decoration with food coloring. Program for those in grades 8 - 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 1:15 a.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, January 24, 2019, 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, January 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween Kraft Crafts. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Channel your inner child with old school pasta crafts while eating macaroni and cheese. 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, January 22, 2019, 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, January 24, 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!!!

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 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, January 25, 2019, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

Sew It Seams. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 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 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
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

Woodworking 101: Birdhouses and Bird Feeders. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join our volunteer woodworker as we make Birdhouses and Bird Feeders.  Registration, Foundry Waiver and Safety Forms are required. This class is for ages 16+.

Chair Yoga. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 

Chess Club. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 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 Africa. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 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 Kenya and its art, culture, and traditions.  AGES: K-5

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, January 23, 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.

Crochet for Beginners. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come join our volunteer instructor to learn the basics of crochet. Participants will practice by making a small item to take home. Registration begins two weeks prior. Registration required.

Rock Painting with Karen. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Rock out your artistic expression with rock painting!  Registration begins two weeks prior to class.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, January 23, 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.

Classic and Card Games. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 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.

Kumihimo. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meet with our Adult Services Librarian Alicia and our volunteer teacher to learn the Japanese art of Kumihimo to make TBA. Registration is required. 

Baby Storytime. Thursday, January 24, 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 24, 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.

Come Play Canasta! Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our all new canasta group for cards and fun!

Toddler Storytime. Friday, January 25, 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 25, 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.

Play, Make, Discover! Saturday, January 26, 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!

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, January 26, 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.

Karens’s Crafts. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for an exciting makerspace craft program!  Ages 9 and up. Registration is required. 


HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY
14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523
Phone: 352-567-3576
Mon: 10:00 – 8:00 Closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
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, January 22, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 p.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, January 22, 2019, 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, January 22, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing 'A Gentleman in Moscow' by Amor Towles.  New members are always welcome.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 23, 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 23, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Guardian Ad Litem Informational Meeting. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Be an advocate for a child.  Learn how become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Wired Wednesday. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Chess Club. Wednesday, January 23, 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!

Conversation Spanish/English. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Both English speakers and Spanish speakers are welcome to this class.

East Pasco Quilters Kumquat Festival Quilt Show. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


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

Overdrive/Libby for Seniors. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about OverDrive and Libby and all the audiobooks and eBooks that are at your fingertips.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:15 a.m.—10:45 a.m. Story Time for toddlers ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Story Time for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chair yoga is a great way to exercise and relax! Registration is required. 

Teen Try It Thursdays: Stop Motion. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Learn the basics of stop motion with us and make your own video!

Yarn for a Cause. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. If you love to create with yarn, this group is for you. Whether you are yarning for your own cause or you want to share ours, please join us. From beginners to experienced, all yarners are welcome. Meet with us once a week to yarn and yak, to create and share. A good time will be had by ALL!

Senior Cinema. Friday, January 25, 2019, 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.

Children’s Popcorn and Movie. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Join us for a family-friendly film!  Popcorn and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Call 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 – 6:00 
Thu: 9:00 – 6:00
Fri: 9:00 – 6:00
Sat: 9:00 – 12:00 Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sun/Mon: Closed

Chair Yoga. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Join instructor, Cara Newtown, for this basic level class offering a variety of seated and standing yoga poses designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.  Breathing and relaxation exercises will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Learning Adventures – Show & Tell, Stay & Play.Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. TALK about a favorite toy, a drawing, or share a story at this early learning program that focuses on social interaction, building language, and communication.  For children ages 3 to 5 and their parent or caregiver.  This month's theme:  Winter

Cook Book – Book Club. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 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 STUFF IT recipe (for example, green peppers, shells, mushrooms, etc.), and a dish to share (optional).  Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion!

One-on-OneTech Help by Appointment Only. Saturday, January 26, 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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