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PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY EVENTS

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:57 am

Events happening the week beginning August 6, 2017

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, August 8, 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.

Knitters for Charity. Friday, August 10, 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!

Hudson Book Club. Saturday, August 12, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come discuss books at the Hudson Regional Library.

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, August 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Book Club. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet to discuss a book each month. Contact the Information Desk to find out this month’s selection.

Maker Space Program. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. For Adults.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, August 10, 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, August 10, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Robots, circuits, rockets, and more! Come explore STEM education and activities.  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!  This activity is for tweens in grades 4th through 7th. 

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, August 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

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

SHINE: Turning 65: Medicare Assistance. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 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/

T.A.B. & Gaming. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and earn volunteer hours by assisting with program planning and preparation. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Stay for video games after the meeting. Grades 8-12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Master Gardener: Propagation #102. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Attractive and productive gardens are attainable on a budget. Join us at this FREE UF/IFAS Pasco Extension seminar. Learn some tricks of the trade to successfully take cuttings from existing plants and raise them to be beautiful plants. For more information, call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156. Registration required in advance.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 4:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Read aloud to a furry friend and practice your reading skills. Grades K-5.

Color Me Happy! For Adults. Friday, August 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this second of 6 classes. For adults.

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

Storytime. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft every Thursday at 11:15AM. Call the library to find out this week’s theme 727-834-3331.

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, August 8, 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 – Time Out Stool Pt. 2. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to make your own woodworking project. This time we will be making an hourglass shaped, time out stool. This is a two-part class; please be able to attend both sessions. Ages: 16+. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required.

Bullet Journal. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A to do list, a planner, a diary…a bullet journal is all these things and more! Join Alicia as she takes you step-by-step through the process of making your own bullet journal. Grades: 6-8. Completion of a liability waiver and proper dress code is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Chess Club. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us for the monthly meeting of our all new chess club! Each month participants will meet to learn the basics of the game and practice playing. Ages: 12+

Tinkering Tuesdays – You Can’t See Me! Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for our all new “Tinkering Tuesdays” program series! Each month we will explore a different theme such as: art, science, travel, books, and more! This month we are going to experience the world using all of our senses except our most used one, sight. Grade: K-5

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, August 9, 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.

Hands on Cartooning for the Beginner. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for an awesome program! In this class participants will get hands on instruction on the basics of cartooning.  Ages: 9+. Registration, proper dress code and a signed liability waiver is required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Build a Better World: Finale. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Join us as we bring summer to an end with Giving Tree’s Drumming Circle.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, August 9, 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.

Tech Talk. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Meet with our Adult Services Librarian Alicia to learn about the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and ask any technology (computer, laptop, phone, etc.) related questions.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. –11:45 a.m. A lap-sit program to instill the love of reading in children. Ages: Birth-1yr.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 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 813.929.1214 for more information. Ages: Adults Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, August 11, 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, August 11, 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.

Build a Better World: Pre-Teen Finale. Friday, August 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. End the summer Pre-Teen programs with Mad Science: Fire and Ice.

Coding Club – Class Full. Friday, August 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us 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. Registration is required. Ages 12+.

All Day – Build a Better World: Summer’s Grand Finale. Saturday, August 12, 2017, All day. End the Summer with an awesome party. Something for everyone.

Build a Better World: Summer’s Grand Finale with Silly Sam. Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. End the Summer with an awesome party. Something for everyone.

Build a Better World: Summer’s Grand Finale with the Jiggleman. Saturday, August 12, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. End the Summer with an awesome party. Something for everyone.

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

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, August 8, 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, August 8, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. New members welcome!

Chess Club. Wednesday, August 9, 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!

Friends of Hugh Embry Library Used Book Bazar. Friday & Saturday, August 11-12, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Great bargains on books, many like-new! All genres. DVDs often available too! Book Bazaar proceeds help to fund programming for all ages at Hugh Embry Library.

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, August 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Summer Book Club. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of Maria Semple’s “Where’d You Go, Bernadette”. Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. Snacks and refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Children’s Craft Corner. Thursday, August 12, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make a craft to take home! This program is for grades k-3 and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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 Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday, August 6, 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.

IQuit Smoking Cessation. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Double your success rate of quitting the tobacco addiction! Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco in a friendly and supportive setting. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and get free NRT patches, Gum and Lozenges while supplies last.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, August 8, 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.

CareerSource Mobile One: Job Search and Career Assistance. Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Job Seekers, get the help you need searching for work, creating and printing resumes, accessing local and statewide job listings, and getting information about programs provided by CareerSource–all for FREE! The One Stop is Pasco Hernando CareerSource’s Mobile Unit. It is a self-contained resource room on wheels with 12 computer stations; satellite internet and telecommunications; and printing/copying capabilities.

Gaming Galour. Friday, August 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Gaming for teens and tweens.

Ask a Master Gardener. Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ask about Florida-friendly gardening and even bring in plants for Pasco County Master Gardeners to identify and share tips about. You have questions, the Master Gardeners have answers!

Master Gardener: Green Thumb. Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn how to plan, grow, and nurture beautiful plants with the support and expertise of a special Master Gardener’s presentation each month.

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.