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Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 9:09 am

Events happening the week beginning July 23, 2017

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY

8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: 727-861-3040

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 24-28, 2017, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All children ages 18 and younger are eligible for a free lunch all summer long. NO Enrollment, NO Cost!

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, July 25, 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.

Silly Sam Summer Reading Celebration Party. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us at 11:30am for our Read To Me Summer Reading Celebration Party!  Silly Sam the Music Man will perform and light refreshments will be served after the show.  Don’t miss it!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, July 27, 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!

All Ages Build a Better World – Fritzy Brothers One-Man Circus Summer Reading Celebration PARTY. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Get ready to laugh hysterically and be entertained through juggling, unicycling and other fantastic circus activities. Enjoy light refreshments after the show! Don’t miss it!

REGENCY PARK LIBRARY

9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654

Phone: 727-861-3049

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 24-28, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. All children ages 18 and younger are eligible for a free lunch all summer long. NO Enrollment, NO Cost!

Coloring Club. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Mystery Book Club. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Read and discuss a mystery book. This activity is for adults. Please contact the Information Desk.

Read to Me SRC Final Party. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Read to Me SRC Final Party.

Rock Painting. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come paint rocks at the Regency Park Library.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, July 27, 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.

SRC – Tween Final Party – Build a Better World with Tampa Taiko. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for an evening of traditional Japanese drumming with Tampa Taiko, and build a better world by learning about another culture! http://www.tampataiko.com/

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, July 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

SRC Final Party: Game Zone After Dark. Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friends, snacks, and video games for teens in grades 6-12.

SRC Final Party. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. SRC Final Party.

CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY

5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 727-834-3204

Summer Break Spot Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 24 – 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. All children ages 18 and younger are eligible for a free lunch all summer long. The USDA provides the boxed lunch and we will provide a story.

Storytime +. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, July 27, 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. 

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, July 27, 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, July 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about and share coupons, tips and tricks to saving money. For adults.

Tween Build a Better World – Code-It Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Program with games, Nerf and pizza! For those who will be in grades 8 – 12 in the fall.

Build a Better World Summer Reading All Ages End of Summer Magic Extravaganza. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come one come all to celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Programs! We will have Cesar the Magician perform!

Master Gardener: Fun with Amaryllis. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Roll up your sleeves and come join us for “Family Day” at the library. We will be demonstrating how to properly pot amaryllis bulbs and answer any questions. Master Gardeners will be talking in depth about these lovely flowers and how to care for them. Bring the kids to this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Please register at http://bit.ly/2uIDTT9

SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY

4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 727-834-3331

Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 24 – 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Youth Final Party. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thanks for spending your summer with us! Let’s celebrate with a fun after hours event as we sing and dance with Silly Sam. This event is open to those entering grades K-5 in the Fall.

Teen After Hours Party. Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join us at the South Holiday Library for the final Summer Reading Program party!

Toddler Final Party. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us at the South Holiday Library for the final Summer Reading Program party!

LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY

2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Phone: 813-929-1214

Woodworking 101 – Cutting Board. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make your own woodworking project. This time we will be making cutting boards. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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.

LGBT Social Group. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. LGBT social group! For allies and anyone in the LGBT community who wish to mingle and get to know each other!

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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.

Teens Build a Better World SRC: Your World in Shorts! (Short films that is…). Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us each week for a summer reading club program for grades 8-12. This week we will have our own open mic night in a coffee house style setting.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, July 26, 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.

Build a Better World: Hands Around the World. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Wednesday at 10am and 2pm this summer for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, July 26, 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.

Intro to Wood Carving. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make your own woodworking project. This time we will be learning how to carve wood. Ages: 16+. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Kumihimo Bracelets. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 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 bracelets. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Ages: 16+.

LOL Card Club. Thursday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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.

Coding Club. Friday, July 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us each Friday in July for our all new coding club! Our guest teacher will be focusing on computer science and programming starting with HTML and how to code a website and then moving on to other topics such as: JavaScript, Java and Swift.

Pre-Teen Build a Better World: Making Movies. Friday, July 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-teen summer program where you create your own movies. Work with a green screen and stop motion animation.

Woodworking 101: Pen Turning. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to make your own pen using the lathes. Proper dress code, registration, and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Play, Make, Discover! – Silly Dance Party. Saturday, July 29, 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!

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, July 29, 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.

Build a Better World: Hands Around the World. Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Saturday at 2pm this summer for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.

HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY

14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523

Phone: 352-567-3576

Nutrition for Older Adults – Strategies for Creating Healthy Meals & Snacks. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Topics discussed will be healthy snacks, no cook meals, and cooking for one.  Light refreshments will be served and there will be free giveaways at each presentation!  This program is provided by our local Family Consumer Sciences Agent from the IFAS Extension Office of the University of Florida.

Premier Community HealthCare Representative. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. A representative from Premier Community HealthCare will be in our lobby to answer your questions about health forms.

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, July 25, 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.

Canasta Club. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. New members welcome!

Summer Reading Club Storytime. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Teen & Pre-Teen Summer Reading Club Final Party. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Final Party for the teen & pre-teen Summer Reading Clubs – Food, Fun, and Prizes.

Chess Club. Wednesday, July 26, 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, July 27, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

NEW RIVER LIBRARY

34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543

Phone: 813-788-6375

Build a Better World: Movie. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us for a movie and ice cream! Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we’re showing.

Build a Better World (Gr K-3) – TBA. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Details coming soon!

Read to Me: Silly Sam. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More details coming soon!

Windows 10 Basics. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn about the basics of navigating Windows 10 in this free class! Registration is not required. For more information call 813-788-6375.

Build a Better World: Pizza Party. Thursday, July 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. More details coming soon!

ZEPHYRHILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

5347 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Phone: 813-780-0064

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday, July 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Well-known local artist, Bill Bengraph is known for his realistic painted masterpieces of landscapes, portraits, and animals. View a magnificent world imagined and captured by Bengraph’s painterly swaths of color.

Blood Drive. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Be a hero- Save a life! You’ll make an immediate contribution to the health and welfare of your community by donating blood. Drop-ins are encouraged, or to make an appointment call 888.936.6283 or visit http://bit.ly/2nFPKjT

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, July 25, 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, July 26, 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.

SRC: Wrap-up Party with Illusionist Glen Foster. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Celebrate the end of the Summer with a special event featuring amazing illusionist extraordinaire, Glen Foster!  Abracadabra Readalotta!  Laugh until you’re gasping for air and stick around for the Grand Raffle Prize award ceremony!

AARP Smart Driver Class. Friday, July 28, 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). 

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.