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Pasco County Library System (PCLS) has 7 branches throughout Pasco County: Centennial Park, Hudson, Hugh Embry, Land O' Lakes, New River, Regency Park, and South Holiday. (Centennial Park and New River are currently closed for remodeling.) For a map, addresses and phone numbers, please refer to PCLS Locations and Hours.
All branches are open Monday through Saturday, starting at 10am. Branches close at 6pm Monday through Friday, 5pm on Saturdays, and every branch stays open late twice a week, until 8pm. For more information, please refer to PCLS Locations & Hours. For holiday hours, please refer to PCLS Holiday Closings.
Zephyrhills Public Library (PCLC) is open Tuesday - Saturday. For holiday hours, please refer to their ZH holiday schedule .
Yes. You can access your account at our website. Login with your username [your 13-digit library account number found on the back of your library card (no spaces)], and your password [last name in CAPITAL letters.]. You can see the items you have checked out, the holds you have placed and any fines or fees that you owe.For a new card, stop by any branch to sign up!
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, hotspots, cameras (limited locations), launchpads & Playaways (self-playing audio books), e-readers, and Glazer Children’s Museum passes. 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, 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. Simply provide us with your library card from the county you live in, and we'll grant you reciprocal/partial privileges. 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. Let us know too if you use OverDrive. 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. 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 hold/reserve and request materials online, in person, or by phone. Online, using your computer or mobile device: Sign in to your account. To reserve, locate the desired item and click the 'Place Hold' option. To request an item not in our Catalog, 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. Based on your account settings, you may receive a courtesy confirmation. RENEWALS: are now done automatically on all items not previously held/reserved. There is no need to take any action to extend your materials.
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.
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 activation, library employees may assist in designated areas, on-duty 24/7 until the weather situation has been deactivated.
Feel free to contact us online or call us, M-F @ 727-861-3020, and Saturdays @ any branch.