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

Events happening the week beginning May 15, 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

Alzheimer's Disease: Memory Loss and Dementia. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A representative from the Alzheimer's Association will be here to present a program and answer questions about Alzheimer's Disease. For adults.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, May 17, 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 Book Club. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. This month's theme is dystopian fiction! Read your favorite dystopian book and come share it with the group! Snacks and refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of Hudson Library. For teens in grades 6-12.

Color Me Calm. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Come and color your stress away. All supplies will be provided thanks to the Friends of Hudson Library. For adults.

Qigong. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join Debbie P. for a unique presentation of this ancient Chinese practice. Qigong (chee-gong) combines slow, mindful postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention. The class will meet every Wednesday in May 2016. Sign up now!

Baby Story Time. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and more for our littlest library patrons.

Senior Social. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Join us for coffee, games, and conversation. Make new friends, discuss common interests, and play cards or board games. For seniors and all adults.

Pre-teen Pinterest Party. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Join us for a cool activity or craft found on Pinterest. This month we will make a glow-in-the-dark fairy jar! All materials will be provided thanks to the Friends of Hudson Library. For grades 4-7.

Silly Storytime for Toddlers. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing, and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, May 20, 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.

Snow Cones & Sidewalk Chalk. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Come enjoy a Snow Cone and create awesome works of art on our sidewalk! All supplies will be provided thanks to the Friends of Hudson Library. For kids and families.


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, May 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for babies, ages 0 to 1 year.

Coloring for Adults. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Rediscover the joy and relaxation of coloring! We supply the pictures and materials; you supply the imagination. For adults.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. Stories, rhymes, and activities for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Follow the Leader Painting. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Follow the teacher and end up painting your very own masterpiece. For teens, grades 6-12.

Read to your BBFF (Bright & Beautiful Furry Friends). Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Storytime with therapy dogs for kids in grades K-5.

Etegami: Painting Watercolor Postcards. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Etegami are simple hand-painted postcards with few words (sometimes with humor included) meant to be mailed to cheer someone else. This is a free program, and all supplies will be provided. Class space is limited, and registration is required. Please register in person at Regency Park Library or by calling 727-861-3049. For adults.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. Please call to find out what we’re showing. For adults.

Wheels! Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Come have some fun with stories, crafts, and activities that celebrate our bicycles. We will even be giving a bicycle away to one lucky winner! For grades K-5.


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

Basic Computer Skills. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Attend this free class for an introduction to computers. If you have a laptop or tablet, feel free to bring it along. For adults.

SCORE Seminar: Internet Marketing. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Obtain an understanding of Internet Marketing technologies and how they can help small businesses to reach customers and communicate their brand, products, and services. This is a free seminar but registration is requested. Please register online at PascoHernando.score.org. For adults.

Storytime +. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and fun, plus a craft for toddlers and preschoolers.

LEGO Club. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy LEGO blocks with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Paws for Friendship. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Practice your reading skills while reading aloud to a furry friend. For grades K-5.

Color Me Happy for Adults. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize, and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this last of 6 classes. For adults.

Anime Club. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Watch anime, discuss manga, and learn about Japanese culture. For grades 6-12.


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, May 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Crafts, songs, and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! For ages 2-5.

LEGO Maniacs. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Join us Tuesdays for a LEGO Block Party! We’ll have tables and tables of LEGO blocks for all Master Builders and DUPLOs for the youngest ones. For grades K-5.

Enchanted Art. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:45 p.m. Make art with your favorite princess or comic book character! For grades 6-12.

Baby Time. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Songs, stories, bubbles, and bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! For ages 0-2 years.

Pin It: Treat Yo Self. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. “A day, not our birthday nor any other holiday, on which we spare no expense indulging our whims. It’s the best day of the year.” To what earthly delights might you treat yourself? How about some fun? Fragrances? Lip balm? Sugar scrubs? Soap? Yes to all of the above. For adults.

LEGO Education WeDo. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. LEGO Education WeDo makes science come to life through LEGO bricks. Space is limited; please register at the information desk. For grades 4-7.

Cook-Out (Library Style). Saturday, May 18, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Bring your friends and join us for a library style cook-out with grill cupcakes and games! For grades 4-7.


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

Coding in Ruby. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to learn about the Ruby programming language. Completion of all forms and liability waivers is required. For more information please call the library at 813-929-1214.

Family Night Out. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. -  7:30 p.m. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for stories, crafts, and games for the whole family. This month we’ll be playing a game called "Scramble" with Brando! Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For ages 5-12.

LOL Book Club. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. New faces are always welcome in the Land O' Lakes Book Club. To find out what title we’ll be discussing this month, please call the library at 813-929-1214. For adults.

Jewelry Making - Pearl Ribbon Necklaces. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for another fabulous jewelry making class and learn how to make Pearl Ribbon Necklaces. For ages 9 and up.

Senior Games. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet new people while playing cards, board games, or video games. For older adults.

Baby Storytimes. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Introduce your child to the joys of books and reading in this lap-sit program.

What's Bugging You – Florida’s Indoor Pests. Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Learn about Florida pests and how to keep them from bugging you! Find out how they contaminate food and spread disease, how to avoid bringing them into your home or allowing them access, how to spot the signs that tell you of their presence, and how to rid your home of these unwelcome guests. This is a free program brought to you by the Pasco/UF/IFAS Extension. For adults.

AARP Smart Driver Course. Friday, May 20, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please call Eugene Pool at 813-949-8585 to register.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 1-3. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

Preschool Storytime. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library.

An Introduction to Tools for Jr. Woodworkers. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to learn about the numerous tools used in woodworking. This is valuable information, but the class is free! A signed liability waiver and registration is required for this program. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. For ages 9-14.

SHINE: Medicare Assistance. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The purpose of this program is to educate elders regarding Medicare insurance. More information can be found online at http://www.floridashine.org/. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

Toddler Time. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Parents and toddlers can join us to explore the world around them through stories, crafts, and play. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O’ Lakes Library.

Jr. Engineers: Build and Code a Tank. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Design a tank-like vehicle and integrate it with a Hummingbird robotics kit to make it move, then use coding to make it run through a course! Class space is limited. Please call to register: 813-929-1214.

Kids Crafts: Turtle Power. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a story and crafts. This month’s craft will have a turtle theme. Sponsored by the Friends of Land O' Lakes Library. For ages K-5.

Open Build Hours. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Work on your own projects during Open Hours in our makerspace. A signed liability waiver is required and the dress code must be followed for safety. Please call 813-929-1214 for more information.


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

Storytime will return Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Bring your little ones. For ages 1-5.

Knitting Club. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. For adults.

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us to discuss this month’s title, 10% Happier by Dan Harris. New members are always welcome. For adults.

Tween Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Compete in a real Yu-Gi-Oh tournament with a certified judge. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Free snacks, too. For grades 4-8.

Chess Club. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Players of all skill levels are welcome, and if you’re a beginner the more experienced players are willing to help. For adults and teens.

Senior Popcorn & Cinema. Friday, May 20, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come to a free showing of one of the best films of 2015, a romance set in New York City during the Ellis Island years. For adults.

Read to Rover Saturday. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Kids love to read to the visiting therapy dogs from Tranquil Pawz!

Silly Sam the Music Man. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 1:15 p.m. Silly Sam brings his songs, fun, and balloons to the library just before the Family Movie! For kids and families.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for a free showing of one of the best animated films of 2016. Good grief! Sponsored by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library. For kids 10 and under with parent.


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.

Secrets of Great Gardeners. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Why is it some people seem to be able to grow just about anything and everything? Enjoy our speakers' success stories and discover important secrets to develop your green thumb.

Reading Buddies. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Children can practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog.

Story Time. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Story Time for children ages 0 to 5 years old.

Senior Social. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Come play games and make new friends! Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. For adults.

Medicare 101. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A SHINE representative will give a presentation about Medicare. Bring your Medicare questions. SHINE: Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

End of the School Year Party. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Teens, come join us for snacks and games! For grades 6-12.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Get volunteer hours for school clubs and scholarships by attending the Teen Advisory Board. TAB members help to plan and run teen library programs. For grades 6-12.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. The Community Garden Meeting is for current participants and anyone interested in gardening in general.

Color Tonic. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Coloring for adults! Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. For adults.

RPG Gaming. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Try the Role Playing Game Club for adventurous fun. For grades 6 and above.

 

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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