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Posted on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:16 am

Events happening the week beginning July 16, 2017

HUDSON REGIONAL LIBRARY

8012 Library Rd, Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: 727-861-3040

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 17-21, 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, July 18, 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- Imaginarium. Tuesday, July 18, 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 – Team Cardboard Fortress & Jousting Tournament. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come build a cardboard fortress with your library friends.  A fun “jousting” tournament will be held to determine the winning kingdom.

Tuesday Night Stitchers. Tuesday, July 18, 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.

Quit Smoking Program. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Quit smoking your way. A representative from the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center/Tobacco Free Florida will be here to offer free tools and services to get started.

Senior Social. Wednesday, July 19, 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. For seniors and all adults.

Pre-Teen Build a Better World – Team Cardboard Fortress & Jousting Tournament. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come build a cardboard fortress with your library friends.  A fun “jousting” tournament will be held to determine the winning kingdom.

Build a Better World – Toddler Summer Storytime. Thursday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 21, 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, July 21, 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 – Rumpelstiltskin Puppet Show. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. More valuable than gold, can the Prince travel to the End of the World, learn the little man’s name and save his family? Presented by Bits N’ Pieces Puppet Theatre.

REGENCY PARK LIBRARY

9701 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34654

Phone: 727-861-3049

Summer Break Lunch Bus. Monday–Friday, July 17-21, 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 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Color, make new friends and socialize at this weekly event for adults.

Summer Reading Club – Tween Movie & Popcorn. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a movie and popcorn with your friends. For Tweens in grades 4-7.

Toddler Storytime. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 11:35 a.m. Stories, activities, and songs for toddlers, ages 1-2.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, July 19, 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 Robot. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come build a simple jitterbug robot and you’ll have something truly unique to post on Snapchat! For teens in grades 6-12.

Read to the Dogs. Thursday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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!

Wine Bottle Craft. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adult Craft TBA

Imaginarium. Friday, July 21, 2017, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Kids SRC TBA.

Friday Afternoon Films. Friday, July 21, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 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 self-esteem, body image, and healthy friendships in a fun and supportive environment through the use of group discussions, activities, games, and crafts.

Summer Reading Club – Game Zone. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Video gaming for teens in grades 6-12.

Lego Boot Camp. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This program uses Legos to explore mechanics, engineering, and programming to provide some background for young patrons interested in joining the Lego robotics team.

CENTENNIAL PARK LIBRARY

5740 Moog Rd, Holiday, FL 34690

Phone: 727-834-3204

Summer Break Spot Lunch Bus. Monday– Friday, July 17 – 21, 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.

Teen Build a Better World – Whodunit? Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Can you figure out the clues? Come play a murder mystery game and find out. For those who will be in grades 8 – 12 in the fall.

Summer Friends’ Book Sale. Wednesday & Thursday, July 19-20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us for our Summer Book Sale!  We will have a variety of books for sale at super low prices.  All proceeds benefit the library!

Storytime +. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:15 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Stories and Songs and Fun Plus for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Build a Better World – Be Extraordinary. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn to practice random acts of kindness. Summer Reading Program with Miss Tracy for those who will be in Kindergarten through grade 3 in the fall and their families.

Lego Club. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy Legos with your friends. For ages 4 and up.

Bingo. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Play bingo to win prizes, have fun and make new friends. Courtesy of the Friends of the Centennial Park Library. Age: Adult.

P.A.W.S. for Friendship. Thursday, July 20, 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, July 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Be creative, relax, socialize and have fun coloring intricate designs.

Suncoast Primate Sanctuary. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Palm Harbor sanctuary will bring some of their animal friends and put on a show. Summer Reading fun for all ages.

Tween Build a Better World – Code-It Friday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn some new tricks in coding. 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, July 17 – 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

3D Print It. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Come create using our 3D printer! Use one of our designs or your own. Program is open to those who will be entering GRADES 4-7 in the Fall.

Storytime. Thursday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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.

Tiny Houses. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Build a tiny house! Call the library at 727-834-3331 for more details. Program is open to those entering GRADES 6-12 in the Fall.

Baby Time. Friday, July 21, 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.

Kids Book Club. Friday, July 21, 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.

Family Movie Night. Friday, July 21, 2017, 5:25 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. Come dressed in pajamas! Bring your favorite blanket! Join us each month for a fun, family-friendly feature film. Snacks and refreshment provided. Call (727) 834-3331 for movie title. Ages 4-12 plus parents

LEGO Maniacs. Saturday, July 22, 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.

Sew it Seams. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Age group: Adults.

LAND O’ LAKES LIBRARY

2818 Collier Pkwy, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Phone: 813-929-1214

Foundry Open Hours. Tuesday, July 18, 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.

Basics of Soldering. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join us in the Foundry to learn the basics of soldering. Learn about safety, the equipment used, and practice soldering wires on a circuit board.

Teen Volunteer Training. Tuesday, July 18, 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: Voice Yourself: Open Mic Coffee House. Tuesday, July 18, 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.

3D Printing. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for a seminar on the open source 3D design software, Tinkercad. We will also learn about the 3D printer and print something cool! If you would like to practice using Tinkercad, you must create a free account. 

Beginner Mahjong. Wednesday, July 19, 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: Ready, Set, Lego. Wednesday, July 19, 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 19, 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.

Senior Games. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us for fun and games at the library. Meet new people while playing cards, board games, or challenging video games. Ages: Adult Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library.

Baby Storytime. Thursday, July 20, 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.

Toddler Storytime. Friday, July 21, 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 21, 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-Teen Build a Better World: Hands Around the World. Friday, July 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us every Friday this summer at 2pm for a summer reading club program for grades 4-7. This week we will have a craft program call Hands Around the World.

Summer Dance: the Hunger Games. Friday, July 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Teens will be able to enjoy a free dance with an opportunity to get free access to the VIP room with membership to the Summer Reading Club. Without membership, access to the VIP room will cost $5.

Jessica’s Crafts. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry for Jessica’s Crafts!

Play, Make, Discover! – Breakfast Time. Saturday, July 22, 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 22, 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: Ready, Set, Lego. Saturday, July 22, 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.

Old School Games: Jump Rope, Tin Can Stilts. Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in The Foundry to make your own old school games!  We will be making jump ropes and tin can stilts. Ages: 9-15

HUGH EMBRY LIBRARY

14215 Fourth St, Dade City, FL 33523

Phone: 352-567-3576

Knitting Club at Hugh Embry. Tuesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. New members welcome!

Summer Reading Club Storytime. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Guardian Ad Litem – Volunteering Info (2017). Wednesday, July 19, 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- Yu-Gi-Oh Game & Competition Day. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Reading Club activities for teens.

Chess Club. Wednesday, July 19, 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!

SCORE Workshop. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 How to Really Start Your Own Business.

Summer Reading Club – Ready, Set, Lego. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Today’s program for children in grades K-3 is ‘Ready, Set, Lego!’

Pre-Teen Summer Reading Club – Yu-Gi-Oh Game & Competition Day. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Yu-Gi-Oh Game & Competition Day.

Senior Cinema & Popcorn. Friday, July 21, 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, July 22, 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: Post-It Note Art. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. This program is for pre-teens in grades 4-7.

Lawn Care Made Easy. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Caring for your lawn is not difficult, once you discover the proper fertilization technique, water requirements, and cultural care your lawn needs in Florida.

Read to Me. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Summer story time for babies and preschoolers.

Senior Social. Wednesday, July 19, 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.

Medicare 101. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A SHINE representative will be available to answer Medicare enrollment questions.

Build a Better World: Ready, Set, Lego. Thursday, July 20, 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: Movie. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join us for a movie and ice cream! Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we’re showing.

Community Garden Meeting. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interested in learning about gardening? All are invited to join us for our monthly community garden meeting.

Friday Film. Friday, July 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for the showing of a film.

ZEPHYRHILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

5347 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Phone: 813-780-0064

Art Exhibit: Bill Bengraph. Sunday – Saturday, July 16 – July 22, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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.

SRC: Zephyrhills Fire Department. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Meet real heroes and learn what they do to help build a better world! Geared for kids and their families.

Lunch & Learn Health Series: Colorectal Cancer Awareness. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a light lunch while Moffitt Center’s community education specialist shares information on important health related issues. Presented in Partnership by Moffitt Cancer Center and Premier Community Healthcare.

Gaming Galour. Friday, July 21, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Gaming.

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.