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All branches are open Tuesday - Saturday, opening at 10am, and closing between 5pm and 8pm, depending on the branch. Four branches are also open on Mondays. Those 4 branches are Hudson Regional (10-6), Hugh Embry (10-8), Land O' Lakes (10-8), and Regency Park (10-8). For a map, hours, phone #s, and other detailed information, please refer to Locations and Hours. For holidays, please refer to Holiday Closings. Please note: Centennial Park and New River branches will be closed for remodeling starting October 1st, 2019, for approximately 6 months.
Yes. You can access your account at our website. Simply log in with your 13-digit library account number found on the back of your library card (no spaces), and your last name in CAPITAL letters as your password. You can see the titles you have checked out, the holds you have placed and any fines or fees that you owe.
Besides books for all ages, our extensive library catalog collection includes eBooks, videos, DVDs, book, CDs, book-tapes, magazines, newspapers, audio-visual kits (books and audio CD or tape), adaptive toys, ukuleles, cameras (limited locations), launchpads, and hotspots. We offer digital content to download or stream, including books, movies, music, comics, and much more. We also offer online tools and tutorials for research and learning, such as lynda.com, learningexpress.com, techboomers.com, GALE database resources, and much much more. All by simply using your free library card!
If you reside in one of the surrounding counties that are a part of the Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement, you may obtain a "reciprocal" card with partial privileges, once you fill out a registration form. Surrounding counties are identified within the Reciprocal Borrowing Policy.
Visit any library branch to register for a library card. Please refer to our Patron Registration Policy. Full use of library privileges requires proof of residency. Without proof, a non-verified card can be issued with limits. Once you have your card, find out more on our Get Started Using the Library page.
Library cards expire every 2 years. If your card isn't working, simply call or visit any branch to renew it. If you misplace your card, call any branch right away to let us know. We can replace your card the next time you visit us, and transfer OverDrive material if necessary.
Yes, all 8 library branches have internet and Wi-Fi (wireless) access. With a library card a patron can access the internet and programs on our public computers such as Microsoft Office. No library card? Just sign up for one when you come in. Guest passes are also available for anyone needing temporary use of our computers. Stop by our Information desk or use the Reservation station to reserve a computer. Please be aware of our Internet and PC Use Policy.
Pasco County Libraries mainly uses Facebook and Twitter. Along with the main accounts, each branch has their own Facebook page. You can find all access on our website www.pascolibraries.org.
A verified patron may have 21 items checked out, with a 7-item maximum on DVDs and 2-item maximum on games. Non-verified patrons - those who have not yet verified their county residency - are limited to 2 books and computer use only. Other limitations and restrictions may apply depending on your card type. See our Circulation Policy for more information.
You may reserve, renew, and request materials online, in person, or by phone. Online, using your computer or mobile device: Sign in to your account. To reserve or renew, locate the desired item and click the 'Place Hold' or 'Renew' option. To request an item, click on the 'Purchase Suggestion' option. Your username is your library card number (no spaces); your password is your last name in CAPITAL letters. In person or by phone: Visit or call any branch and provide your library card number, item information, and branch where you will pick up the item. You may also request materials through the Florida InterLibrary Loan (ILL) service for items we may not have. Based on your account settings, you may receive a courtesy confirmation.
Yes, you may access the internet from any library computer. We also provide E-Government laptops for use within the library for patrons who are applying for government services or employment and may need more time accessing those services. Please see our E-Government policy for more details.
You can volunteer to work at a library/event, donate materials, become a Friend of the Library, and/or donate to one of our friends organizations. Stop by any of our branches to speak to a library employee for more details, or click one of the following links for easy details: Volunteering, Friends of the Library.
Yes, bus passes are sold at all library branches. For details, contact any branch, or visit Fares and Bus Pass Information for more information about pricing. General information can be found on the Public Transportation page.
Yes- at the HUDSON REGIONAL Library only. Come to the Hudson Information Desk with paperwork for your dog or cat. You will need to bring in the rabies vaccination certificate, and proof of spay/neuter if applicable. See Pasco County Animal Service's Pet License Tag Instructions for more information.
Yes. Voter registration forms are available at all library branches in Pasco. Simply ask at any of the service desks. When you have completed your form, return it to the service desk and it will be sent same day to the Supervisor of elections office. For more information on voter registration, see the Supervisor of Elections page.
Computer access is one of our most popular services at the library.We provide time limits so that everyone has a chance to use this service. Each person using a computer is guaranteed 60 minutes (computers automatically shut down 5 minutes before the library closes). If no one is waiting for the computer, you will be given the option of extending your time. Patrons are not limited to one session per day. We also have specially-designated computers for patrons with government needs, such as employment, Access, emergency, tax needs, etc.
County Administration may choose to close the libraries in order for library employees to assist the citizens who are affected by an emergency in a variety of ways. For example, during an emergency, library employees are responsible for staffing the Resident Information Center (RIC) and are on-duty 24/7 until RIC is deactivated.
Feel free to contact us online or call us, M-F @ 727-861-3020, and Saturdays @ any branch.