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Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 8:36 am

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY

8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: 727-861-3040

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, June 19–25 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!

SHINE Counseling. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.

Elementary Build a Better World – Be Extraordinary! Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Tuesday at 2pm for our Build a Better World Summer Reading program. Each week there will be crafts, games, and stories for children in grades K-3.

Teen Build a Better World – Movie & Snacks. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Grab some snacks and enjoy a movie on our big screen! Call for 727-861-3040 for the title.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, June 20, 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.

Senior Social. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 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 games. From time to time, we will have guest speakers. For seniors and all adults.

Pre-Teen Build a Better World – Paper Lanterns. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come color and create your very own paper lantern.

Build a Better World – Toddler Summer Storytime. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Join us every Thursday at 11:15am for silly stories, dancing and more!

Build a Better World – Pre-School Summer Storytime. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Join us every Thursday at noon for silly stories, dancing and more!

Knitters for Charity. Friday, June 23, 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!

Summer Movie Clubhouse. Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us every Friday at 2pm to watch a family friendly movie on our big screen! Free popcorn and a drink provided by the Friends of the Hudson Library. Please call or stop by the library for movie titles.

All Ages Build a Better World – Tony the Balloon Guy! Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for this fun and interactive balloon sculpting show!

REGENCY PARK LIBRARY

9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654

Coloring Club. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Summer Reading Club – Build a Better Snack. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join us for this fun and interactive balloon sculpting show!

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:10 p.m. Stories, activities, and songs for preschool aged children, ages 3-5.

Summer Reading Club – Build a Better Movie. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join us for this fun and interactive balloon sculpting show!

Lunch Bus Celebration. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dementia Workshop. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, June 22, 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, June 22, 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!

Lego Party. Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet for a film, cookies, and tea. This program is for adults.

Lego Mania and More. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come use your imagination and build with Legos, Snap Circuits, and Keva Planks! For kids in grades K-5.

Strong Girls School. Saturday, June 24, 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.

Summer Reading Club – Game Zone. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY

5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 727-834-3204

Summer Break Spot Lunch Bus. Monday – Friday, June 19 – June 25, 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.

Teen Build a Better World – Water Color Tattoos. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Create fun tattoos with water colors. For those who will be in grades 8 – 12 in the fall.

Storytime +. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Build a Better World – Lego Party. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for lots of blocks and crafts and music and games. Summer Reading Program with Miss Wendy for those who will be in Kindergarten through grade 3 in the fall and their families.

Lego Club. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Afternoon Movie. Thursday, June 22, 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. In this month’s movie Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, June 22, 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, June 23, 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 7 classes. For adults.

Tween Build a Better World – Bridge-It. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Design and construct a bridge and compete to see how yours holds up against your friends. Summer Reading Program for those who will be in grades 4 – 7 in the fall.

SOUTH HOLIDAY LIBRARY

4649 Mile Stretch Dr, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 727-834-3331

Lunch Bus. Monday – Friday, June 19 – 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Movie & Ice Cream. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Relax and chill out with some cool treats while we watch an awesome movie. Call (727) 834-3331 for title. This program is open to those entering grades 4-7 in the Fall.

SCORE. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free business seminar presented by Pasco Hernando Score 439.

Storytime. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Craft and stories for toddlers and their loved ones! Be sure to join us on the first Thursday of each month for a Bubble Party! Ages 2-5.

Build a Better World. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us as we present a fun program based on the national summer reading theme, Build A Better World. Each week, we’ll explore a different way to Build A Better World through crafts and activities. These programs are open to those entering GRADES K-5 in the Fall.

Yoga. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Relax and find your center! Attendees will build strength, flexibility and concentration while cleansing the body and calming the mind. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or beach towel. Program is open to those entering GRADES 6-12 in the Fall.

Baby Time. Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Books, bouncy rhymes and bubbles for you and your bundle of joy. Ages birth-2 years.

Coding with Kim. Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration required, space limited. Open to those entering Grades 4-7 in the Fall.

Kids Book Club. Friday, June 23, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Share a story and snacks during our weekly Kids Read Aloud Book Club. Open for those entering GRADES 3-5 in the Fall.

LEGO Maniacs. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. It’s a brick party every Saturday morning this summer! LEGO bricks will be provided to all Master Builders. DUPLO blocks for the younger crowd.

LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY

2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Phone: 813-929-1214

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, June 20, 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.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, June 20, 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.

Teen Build a Better World Tie Dye Fun. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us every Tuesdays at 6pm for a summer reading club program for grades 8-12. This week we will be doing tie dye. Registration Required. Please call 813-929-1214 to register.

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, June 21, 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: Emojination. Wednesday, June 21, 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, June 21, 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, June 22, 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.

Musical Tribute to Florida History with Bonnie Whitehurst. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join us for a Musical Tribute to Florida History with Bonnie Whitehurst, a local musician.

Baby Storytime/Baby Signing. Thursday, June 22, 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, June 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, June 23, 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, June 23, 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.

Pre-Teens Build a Better World with Tampa Bay Bats. Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. A lively and educational presentation showing bats throughout the world. Meet live bats!

Play, Make, Discover! Let’s Have a Picnic. Saturday, June 24, 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 “Let’s Have a Picnic” sensory experience.

Foundry Open Hours. Saturday, June 24, 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: Emojination. Saturday, June 24, 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

Essential Oils 101. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. An introduction to the benefits of essential oils.

Premier Community HealthCare Representative. Tuesday, June 20, 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, June 20, 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.

Hugh Embry Book Discussion Group. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. This month we will be discussing ‘The Wright Brothers’ by David McCullough. New members welcome, call us at 352-567-3576!

Summer Reading Club Storytime. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info (2017). Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults. Learn how and why to become a volunteer GAD (Guardian Ad Litem). 1 hr.

Teen Summer Reading Club – Learn Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, & Other Strategy Games. Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for teens.

Chess Club. Wednesday, June 21, 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!

Summer Reading Club – Emojination. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Today’s program for children in grades K-3 is ‘Emojination’!

SHINE Medicare 101. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults, enjoy 2015/16 films with free popcorn. Call 352-567-3576 for title.

Free Family Movie & Popcorn. Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Kids 12 and under w/parent guardian, enjoy a recently released movie, popcorn, and juice!

NEW RIVER LIBRARY

34043 State Rd 54, Zephyrhills, FL 33543

Phone: 813-788-6375

Build a Better World: Sandcastle Competition. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come participate in an outdoor sandcastle competition! This program is for pre-teens in grades 4-7.

Easy to Grow Native Plants and Their Pollinators. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pollinators are vital to humans and world biological diversity. This presentation discusses pollinators, mainly butterflies and bees, and their relationship with native plants. Participants will learn how to garden with easy to grow native plants to provide pollinators with the resources they need.

Read to Me. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer story time for babies and preschoolers.

Senior Social. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join us for games, conversation, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Build a Better World: Emojination. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for stories, crafts and games! This program is for children in grades k-3.

Build a Better World: Blacklight Painting. Thursday, June 22, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come create a work of art that glows in the dark! This program is for teens in grades 8-12.

ZEPHYRHILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

5347 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Phone: 813-780-0064

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday – Saturday, June 18 – 25, 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.

FLOW – Mobile Licensing Bus. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visit the FLO bus on Friday to Renew your driver’s license or tag and more! The mobile licensing bus will be in the parking lot behind the Library from 9am – 3pm.

Art in the Afternoon. Tuesday, June 20, 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.

Summer Reading Club: Bucky & Gigi Present Fun, Funny & Fit. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Laugh yourself silly with this hilarious duo that combines circus skills, mime, juggling, and magic for kids of all ages!

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.