Attention lonely book lovers: Your local library is looking to hook you up with another kind of love. Here is what the red flier says: "Don't know where to meet other single people who share your burning love of literature? Join us for Book Lover's Speed Dating at your library. Come meet new people, talk about books and enjoy refreshments in a safe, moderated and comfortable environment. "Best of all ... it's free!" The dating soiree is at 6 p.m. Friday at the Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway. Guests have to be at least 18 years old. Call (813) 929-1214 to register and for information. Or visit pascolibraries.org, where it says "books are just the beginning..."
NEW PORT RICHEY
Memorial honors WWII chaplains
The American Legion Paradise Post 79 will hold a Four Chaplains Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday commemorating the four chaplains who gave their lives aboard the U.S. Army Troop Ship Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943, during World War II. The Dorchester went down in the North Atlantic with a loss of 672 lives. The chaplains gave up their life preservers so others could survive. There were 230 survivors. The service will be at the American Legion Post at Legion Place and Veterans Drive. Reception follows. For information, call (727) 848-6438.