March 23 – Advanced iPad Class – Held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Please call (352) 567-3576 to register for this advanced iPad class.
March 23 – Bats in the Library – Held 2-3:30 p.m. Live bats in the library! Join us for this entertaining and informative program about the misunderstood bat. For all ages.
March 23 – SHINE Medicare 101 – Held 2-3 p.m. SHINE volunteer meets with individuals to answer Medicare questions, complete forms, etc.
March 24 – Color Me Calm – Held 2-3 p.m. A fun and social coloring event for adults - materials will be provided.
March 25 – Drone Club – Held 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn how to fly drones at the library - for all ages.
March 28 – Tween Finch & Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robots – Held 4-6 p.m. Program & build robots. For grades 4-8.
March 29 – Toddler Storytime – Held 11:15-11:55 a.m. Ages birth-2. Enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays with your child and Miss Angela.
March 29 – Preschool Story Time – Held 12-12:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts with Miss Angela.
March 29 – Chess Club – Held 5-7:30 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.
March 30 – Cowboy Bobby Sings Live – Held 2-5 p.m. Cowboy songs, stories, jokes, & sing-alongs. America's foot-tapping yesteryear in concert at Hugh Embry Library.
April 1 – Out of My Hands Juggling & Illusion Show – Held 1-2 p.m. A high-energy show featuring juggling and illusion performed by Gerard Tricarico.
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March 23 – CareerSource Mobile One: Job Search and Career Assistance – Held 9:45 a.m.-3:45 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.
March 23 – Premier Community Healthcare – Held 1-3:30 p.m. A representative from the local community health center will offer free assistance with: Medicaid, food stamps, Florida Kidcare, Affordable Care Act, and other community resources.
March 24 – Book Basket Bingo – Held 6-8 p.m. Program details coming soon.
March 25 – Conversational Spanish For Beginners – Held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join us for this free conversational Spanish class taught by native Spanish-speaker, Ruth Linares. Topics will include: greeting people, chatting with neighbors, and ordering food. This class is for beginning Spanish-speakers. Registration is required.
March 25 – Children’s Popcorn and a Movie – Held 1:15-3:15 p.m. Join us for a fun, family-friendly film. Contact the library at (813) 788-6375 to find out what we're showing.
March 29 – Story Time – Held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Story time for toddlers and preschoolers.
March 30 – Pre-Teen Movie and Snacks – Held 4-6 p.m. Grades 4-7. Join us for a movie and snacks! Call (813) 788-6375 to find out what we're showing.
April 1 – First Saturday Book Club – Held 11 a.m.-12 p.m. This month's discussion is about The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.
April 1 – Friends of the Library Meeting – Held 12-1 p.m. The Friends of the Library is a non-profit group that meets once a month and supports library programs for all ages. All are invited to join!
April 1 – Gaming Club – Held 1-4 p.m. We will have board games, RPG games, card games, and video games (Xbox Kinect and Wii). Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. This program is for grades 6 and above.
March 23 – Lunch and Learn Health Education Series: Human Papilloma Virus and Cancer – Held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a light lunch while Moffitt Center's community education specialist shares information on Human Papilloma Virus and Cancer. Presented in Partnership by Moffitt Cancer Center and Premier Community Healthcare. Reserve your seat by contacting the library at (813) 780-0064 or pre-registering online.
March 23 – Healthy Eating and Living: Grain Brain – Held 5:15-6:45 p.m. Learn how to take control of over 90% of the factors determining health with Sandra Cole, RN, BS. Each week Sandra will lead a discussion of a well-known book on the related topic and present invaluable health information. Please pre-register in advance so enough materials are on hand.
March 24 – AARP Smart Driver Class – Held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Remain an independent, safe and confident driver with this refresher course that could also result in an insurance discount. AARP Material Fee of $20.
March 28 – Beginning Yoga – Held 9-9:45 a.m. Learn some beginning poses and basic information about Yoga with Deni Murphy. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, water, and towel. Yoga blocks may be helpful but are no necessary. Please pre-register for the entire session (four classes). Space is limited and is reserved for those who pre-register.
March 28 – Art in the Afternoon – Held 1-3 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.
March 30 – iQuit Smoking Cessation – Held 10 a.m.-12 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.
March 30 – Healthy Eating & Living: Brain Maker – Held 5:15-6:45 p.m. Learn how your gut's good bacteria help your brain. Presented by Sandra Cole, RN, BS. Each week Sandra will lead a discussion of a well-known book on the related topic and present invaluable health information. Please pre-register in advance so enough materials are on hand.
April 1 – Reiki: Healing Touch and Core Energy Balancing Techniques – Held 9:30-11:30 a.m. Karen O'Rourke RN, MS is a Reiki Master and Certified Healing Touch Practitioner who has been integrating energy healing into her holistic nursing practice with clients for more than 25 years. Learn about complimentary alternative medicine (CAM) techniques that you can use every day for health and well-being. Program offers practical hands-on exercises and information about your body's core energy system, reiki, and healing touch techniques that work- including how nutrition and energy balancing assist the body in healing and relaxation. Reading list and handouts available.