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Libraries offer variety of events for kids

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Libraries offer variety of events for kids

As part of the Florida Library Youth Program, the Hernando County Public Library System will offer the following events and activities for children ages 5-12:

• Make and Take Craft, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Children can stop by the library to make a special craft.

• Snip Snap Snout!, 11 a.m. Wednesday at West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, Thursday at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill; and Friday at Lykes Memorial Library. John Hlivyak will tell folktales and other children's stories.

• Tampa Taiko, 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library. Taiko is the modern art of traditional Japanese drumming in a group ensemble, using martial arts-like movements and "ki-asi" (shouting to encourage high energy). Due to limited seating, adults and teens will be asked to remain outside the meeting room to allow the maximum number of children to be seated. Tickets will be passed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the scheduled showtime.

All programs are free and are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. Parents and guardians must remain on library premises. Call (352) 540-6391.

Ridge Manor West

See a free screening of 'Gnomeo & Juliet'

A free showing of the 2010 animated film Gnomeo & Juliet will be at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Drive.

Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet try to find happiness together while being caught up in a feud between neighbors. The movie is rated PG.

Call (352) 754-4443.

Spring Hill

A chance to create at 'Teens Go Green'

Youth ages 12 to 17 are invited to "Teens Go Green" from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

Participants will create wearable art with recycled bicycle tubes and will have the option of making one of the following: a pair of earrings, bracelet, ring, belt or armband.

The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. No registration is required. Call (352) 540-6374.

Brooksville

Church to host chicken dinner July 24

A chicken barbecue dinner will be offered at noon July 24 at Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 1346 Olympic Village Lane. All are welcome.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets, call Emily Thomas at (352) 650-0307.

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