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East Pasco Library Events happening the week beginning May 21, 2017

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:57 am

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY

8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: 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

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 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.

Tech Time. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Get help with your tablet or laptop. A volunteer will be here to assist you. Please make an appointment at the reference desk.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15 a.m. for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Legomania! Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Come create at YOUR library using our large collection of LEGO blocks and minifigures!

Beginning Tai Chi. Friday, May 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Taoist Tai Chi Society returns to teach this ancient martial art that benefits strength and balance. Dress comfortably. Always consult with your physician before starting any new exercise regimen. Sign up at the reference desk.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, May 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 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!

Tech Time. Friday, May 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Get help with your tablet or laptop. A volunteer will be here to assist you. Please make an appointment at the reference desk.

REGENCY PARK LIBRARY

9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654

Phone: 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

Coloring Club. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Mystery Book Club. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Read and discuss a mystery book. This activity is for adults. Please contact the Information Desk for this month’s book selection.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Game Zone. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Rock Painting. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Share a story with the Sharing Our World Therapy Dogs. This activity is for elementary-aged children in grades K-5.

Nuts & Volts. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Robots, circuits, rockets, and more! Come explore STEM education with our new staff member, Chuck. Nuts and Volts is a monthly program that lets you play around with science and engineering in a hands-on learning environment. Make it blink, make it loud, and make it go!

Zentangles. Friday, May 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Learn this fun and relaxing art form. This activity is for adults. Please sign up by contacting the Information Desk at 727-861-3049.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, May 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Strong Girls School. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Strong Girls School is a tween program that focuses on building character and confidence in girls (grades 4-7). We will explore issues like gender inequality, self worth, body image, and healthy relationships in a fun and supportive environment through the use of group discussions, activities, games, and crafts.

CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY

5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 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

Teen Crayon Art. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Fun art program with melted crayons. For those in grades 8 – 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us to watch a movie based on a book, or a critically acclaimed film. Genres will vary. Please contact the library at 727.834.3204 for more information. Title TBD.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Coupon Clip, Save & Swap. Friday, May 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Movie Fun. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come enjoy a movie and popcorn. A girl named Sophie encounters a giant who turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. Refreshments provided by the Friends of Centennial Park Library. 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: 11:00 – 8:00

Thu: 11:00 – 6:00

Fri: 11:00 – 5:00

Sat: 11:00 – 4:00

Sun/Mon: Closed

Moms’ Night Out. Friday, May 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join us for some kid-free fun and get to know moms from the area. Enjoy conversations with other adults while we hang out. Each month will have a different themed activity while you enjoy food & refreshments. AGES 18+

LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY

2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Phone: 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

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 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.

Woodworking 101: Toy Makers. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for “Woodworking 101: Toy Makers”. In this class participants will make a wooden fire truck. This is a two-part class. Please be able to attend both sessions. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 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, May 24, 2017, 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 project to take home. Ages: 16+. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1:00 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. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Registration is required.

LOL Card Club. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join our LOL Card Club to play the card game hand and foot! New and veteran players welcome! For adults.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Mothers and babies (birth to one year of age) come to begin the love of reading with lap-sit songs and activities. On the final Thursday of the month we will focus on learning Sign Language with our stories.

Canasta for Beginners. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Yoga for Well-Being. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 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 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.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, May 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.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, May 26, 2017, 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 3-5 years.

Rain Sticks. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for an awesome pre-teen program! This time we will be making a musical rain stick. Ages: 9-15. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! Sea, Sand and Me. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Join us for our all new “Little Makers” program series. On select Saturdays we will have a different program for toddlers and preschoolers to play, make, and discover! Join us this week for a “Sea, Sand and Me” sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 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.

Summer Spa. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for an awesome spa themed program! We will be making bath bombs, body scrub, and all sorts of DIY spa treatments! 9-15. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Teen Volunteer Training. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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 and then register yourself for one of the training sessions. If you need assistance please call the library at 813-929-1214.

HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY

14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523

Phone: 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

Essential Oils 101. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. An introduction to the benefits of essential oils.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish, 1st and 3rd Tues. 60 mins.

Chess Club. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 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!

SHINE Medicare 101. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Teen Gaming. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gr 6-12, WiiU, Playstation, XBox & more!

NEW RIVER LIBRARY

34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543

Phone: 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

Story Time. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Story time for toddlers and preschoolers.

iPad Basics. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about the functions and features of the ipad in this free class! Registration is not required.

Premier Community Healthcare. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. A representative from the local community health center will offer free assistance with: Medicaid, food stamps, Florida Kidcare, Affordable Care Act, and other community resources.

SCORE: Legal Structures for Small Businesses. Thursday, May 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Conversational Spanish (for beginners). Saturday, May 27, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us for this free conversational Spanish class taught by native Spanish-speaker, Ruth Linares. The topic will be: eating out. This class is for beginning Spanish-speakers. Registration is required.

Children’s Popcorn and a Movie. Saturday, May 27, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Join us for a fun, family-friendly film! Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we’re showing.

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

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Develop your talent or offer tips to others in this supportive group of local artists. Bring your own supplies or borrow a few to have fun being creative! This group is open to all levels of art enthusiasts. Ages: teens-seniors.

CookBook BookClub. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Hey good lookin’ take a look at what we’ve got cookin’ at the most delicious bookclub, ever! If you love to cook, learn new recipes, and meet new people- this is for you. How it works: •Visit the Library to browse through this month’s selected cookbook (look for the display with Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off) •Choose one recipe at home •Pick up a review form to complete •Bring your review and recipe samples (optional) to the meeting and share with others •Enjoy a lively taste-testing discussion! A new cookbook will be chosen each month.

AARP Smart Driver Class. Friday, May 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Remain an independent, safe and confident driver with this refresher course that could also result in an insurance discount. AARP Material Fee: $20 (or $15 for AARP members). Call Bev Codgill to reserve your spot: 813.907.3908 Pre-registration is required as seats are limited.

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.