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PASCO COUNTY LIBRARY EVENTS

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 8:49 am

Events happening the week beginning September 10, 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, September 12, 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.

SCORE Seminar. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Developing a Board for Non-Profits.

Friends of the Hudson Library Meeting. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Silly Toddler Storytime. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Silly Storytime for Preschoolers! Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, September 15, 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!

Hoop It Up! Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hoop Girl is bringing hula hooping fun to the library! This is an ALL AGES interactive hula hooping program. You’re never too old to enjoy the hula hoop!

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

Book Club. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Meet to discuss a book each month. Contact the Information Desk to find out this month’s selection.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 3-5.

Anime Club. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime; for teens in grades 6-12.

Maker Space Craft. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Craft TBA.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, September 14, 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.

SCORE: How to Create a Business Plan. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Come watch and discuss popular anime; for teens in grades 6-12.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Touchdown! Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wear your team colors and head to the library for football-themed crafts and activities!

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, September 12, 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, September 12, 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 games after the meeting. For those in grades 8 – 12.

Storytime +. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Lego Club. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Master Gardener: Composting Workshop. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come to this UF/IFAS Pasco Extension workshop and learn the do’s and dont’s of composting for Florida flowers and vegetables. Composting helps recycle nutrients into plants and add crucial organic matter to your soil The $35 fee includes workshop instruction and one composting bin. PASCO COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY. NO REFUNDS. Registration is required. http://bit.ly/2wD9WYE. For more information, call the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office at 352-518-0156.

Meeting Room Dedication. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Jane Colin (December 16, 1945 – April 2, 2017) was an active volunteer with our PAWS for Friendship program and an avid lover of the library. Due to her passion for volunteering and the generosity of the Colin family, we are dedicating our meeting room in her honor. Light refreshments will be served.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, September 14, 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, September 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs. Registration is required for this fourth of 6 classes. For adults.

Make & Create: Tissue Transfer Art. Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Make and create a new craft every month. This month we’ll use tissue paper to make colorful wall art. For those in grades K – 3 and their families.

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

Legomaniacs. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. It’s a brick party every Tuesday! LEGO bricks will be provided to all Master Builders. DUPLO blocks for the younger crowd.

SCORE: Pricing for Profit. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Storytime with YogaKids! Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a special storytime for ages 2-5 with YOGAKIDS! Call the library for further information 727-834-3331.

Book Club. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee! Discussion! Treats! Now that we have your attention, join us each month for a lively discussion. New member always welcome. Call (727) 834-3331 for book title.

Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 4:55 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, September 15, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bubbles & bouncy rhymes for you and your bundle of joy! Ages birth-2.

STEM Saturday (Grades 4-7). Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn the basic coding using Scratch, Ozobots, and Hummingbird kits. This STEM program is geared towards children in Grades 4-7.

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, September 12, 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 Pt. 2. Tuesday, September 12, 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 a block shape puzzle. 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. Call 813-929-1214 to register.

Chess Club. Tuesday, September 12, 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: Pirate Challenge. Tuesday, September 12, 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 test your pirating skills. Do you have what it takes to be a pirate, or will we make you walk the plank? Grades: K-5.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, September 13, 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, September 13, 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 item to take home. Ages: 9+. Completion of all forms and safety training is required. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 for more information.

Intermediate Mahjong. Wednesday, September 13, 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.

Thursday Salsa Soiree. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for our Thursday Salsa Soiree presented by Dancing with Grace. Grace will be sharing the joy of salsa! She will teach technique/steps for the first hour and then participants will have the second hour to practice.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, September 14, 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, September 14, 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. We will be showing a recent film starring Josh Gad. Rated PG, 120 minutes. Ages: Adults Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Coding Club. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us for our all new 4-week long coding club! We will be meeting every Thursday starting August 31st to Sept. 21st from 4-6pm. 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. Please call the library at 813-929-1214 to register. Ages: 12+.

AARP Safe Driver Course. Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AARP Safe Driver Course, please contact Eugene Pool to register. 813-949-8585.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, September 15, 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, September 15, 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.

Sewing Basics 101 – TBA. Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ages: 9+. In this class patrons, will become familiar with the sewing machine and practice by stitching a small craft item! Come learn about all the different parts of the machine and how they are used, including: the feed dogs, presser feet, and bobbin. We will get a lot of practice on the machine, doing things like: threading the machines needle and bobbin, and other basics, as well as sewing lines and curves, and different spacing. Please call 813-929-1214 to register. Registration and a signed liability waiver is required.

SHINE: Turning 65 – Medicare Assistance. Saturday, September 16, 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/

Play, Make, Discover! Silly Dance Party. Saturday, September 16, 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! The first and third Saturday of each month is our Silly Dance Party! Come dance and play the morning away! Toddlers and Preschooler.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, September 16, 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.

Kid’s Crafts: Pirate/Princess Party! Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a story and crafts. This month our crafts will be pirate and princess themed! Sponsored by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library. Ages: Elementary K-5

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, September 12, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your supplies and a bag lunch if you wish. Meets every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. 60 mins.

Canasta Club. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Pre-Teen Coder Dojo. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Ages birth-2. Enjoy stories, songs, & fingerplays with your child & Miss Angela. 40 mins.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy Stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela. 45 mins.

Chess Club. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 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!

Teens Create. Thursday, September 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Color Me Calm. Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. A fun and social coloring event for adults – materials will be provided.

3D Printing. Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Magic of Elliott Smith. Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fun and exciting magic show featuring magician Elliott Smith.

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, September 13, 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.

RPG Gaming. Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Role-playing game for grades 6 and above.

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, September 12, 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, September 14, 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.

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.