All libraries closed Sundays, Mondays
Operating hours for the Pasco County Library System have changed.
Every branch is closed on Sunday and Monday and every branch opens at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Each branch is open only one evening per week.
Central and East Pasco branch libraries have the following operating hours:
• Hugh Embry in Dade City: Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Land O'Lakes Library: Tuesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• New River Branch Library in Zephyrhills: Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call (727) 861-3020.
National board okays fundraising group
The American Fundraising Professionals Board of Directors recently accepted the AFPFL, Nature Coast Chapter, as its newest chapter.
The chapter will serve Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus counties, offering speakers to assist the non-profit organizations. The meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. New members and guests are welcome.
The next meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 11:30 a.m., at Carrabba's Italian Grill, 16525 Pointe Village Drive, Lutz.
For more information, call the Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation at (727) 834-5479.
Workshop offers help with Social Security
On Saturday, Myrtle Lake Baptist Church will host a free educational workshop on how to apply and get Social Security disability benefits.
The workshop, presented by attorney Joanne Wilburne, will run from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fellowship Hall. The general public is invited.
Wilburne's presentation will be broken into four parts: overview, common misconceptions and mistakes people make, hands-on instruction on the application process and a question and answer session.
Myrtle Lake Baptist Church is at 2017 Riegler Road, near the intersection of State Road 54 and Collier Parkway. For more information, call the church at (813) 949-5516.
Gospel-singing family performs tonight
House of Grace recording artists Les Snyder and Sons of the Father, gospel singers from West Frankfort, Ill., will sing at 6 tonight at Myrtle Lake Baptist Church, 2017 Riegler Road.
Snyder travels the United States with adult sons Chris and Brent, singing the gospel and at times presenting "Scripture Sermons," using memorized portions of the Bible.
Forever, their latest original recording, includes five songs written by Brent Snyder. All of their radio singles have aired nationwide.
Senior Pastor Elbert Nasworthy invites the public to attend the service.
For more information, call the church office at (813) 949-5516.
Women's health fair, business expo set
A Women's Business Expo & Health Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9, hosted by the Wilderness Lakes Preserve Lodge and Activities Center.
Screenings by the University Community Hospital professionals and Tampa Bay Smiles will be available, and attendees will be able to discuss health concerns with Gateway Chiropractic and the American Cancer Society.
Florida Blood Services will also be on site for blood donations.
Twenty-three local businesses will be represented, and more than 20 raffle items will be awarded.
Call the lodge for more information at (813) 995-2437.
Please send any Central and East Pasco briefs, 10 days in advance, to Michelle Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (813) 684-2457 or mail to P.O. Box 558, Valrico FL, 33595. She can be reached at (813) 685-2200.