Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Singer/songwriter Julie Black will perform at the New Port Richey Public Library Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m.
If you love the blues, here's a chance to see one of the country's up-and-coming singers/songwriters. Florida-based blues artist Julie Black will perform Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. at the New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. Black is about to release her third CD. Known for her soulful lyrics and raspy sound, her first CD, Julie Black, Call Me Angel for the Blues, released in 2007, was named one of the Top 5 Contemporary Blues Albums of the Year by Blues Critic Radio. If you can't make it on Thursday, don't worry. Black will return to the library April 11. Black's concert is free but reservations are required. Call 727-853-1265. For more details and to check out a performance on YouTube, click here. Got an …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Local organic growers are invited to sell their produce each Tuesday at the New Port Richey Public Library.
Residents are invited to drop by the New Port Richey Public Library each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to purchase fresh organic produce from a variety of organic growers. According to an event listing posted on New Port Richey Patch by the library, the event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the New Port Richey Library. Residents can choose from a variety of fruits and vegetables. To learn more, click here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the New Port Richey Patch events calendar. ______________ New Port Richey Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved. Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our Pics & Clips gallery. Post an Announcement to share your news, or…
Friday, April 13, 2012
'Tis a day to seek some shelter from the sun and absorb some culture around town.
You’ve had a long week, with the city elections and all, so maybe this is a day to soak up some culture. 1. What could be more highly cultured than visiting an art exhibit? And there’s one starting at noon at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. You’ll find Surrealism and Expressionism. The free exhibit featuring artist jacabo runs through April 28. 2. And what’s one of the most cultured sounding languages? How about conversational French? Well, the New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St., can provide that starting at 2 p.m. when you can practice conversing in French amid a small, friendly group. 3. Maybe poetry could be more cultured than both and the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. has that, too, …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
There's a lot to do for the youngsters today.
You can find plenty of activities focused on children in the aftermath of the town’s elections. 1. What goes better with children than dogs? Especially ones that are well-behaved? The dogs, not the kids. Children can read stories to therapy dogs at the New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. The reading goes from 10 a.m. until noon in the Children’s Library and is free. 2. For the ones who might not be ready to read, there are games, sing-alongs and books during Storytime at the Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road in New Port Richey. The activities are free to children from 3 to 5 years old and start at 11:45 a.m. 3. This is also for the youngsters who on their way and their mothers. The Healthy Start Coalition of Pasco works …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Users of all ages are being sought to share opinion to craft plan.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Press release submitted by Ann Scott Your NPR Library strives to facilitate access and creation of knowledge. We form connections: bringing information to you, entertainment to you, inspiration to you, conversations to you. And to do this, the library also relies on you, to tell us your story and what services we can provide that will improve your quality of life. Your NPR Library is asking for your input to create a “long-range plan,” a plan that will ensure that our community has a voice in the library’s future (2013-2018). TEENS (ages 13-18) – You are NPR Library’s 1st Focus group. Mon, Mar. 12, 2:30-4:30PM – This meeting is open to all teens who would like to share what they would like library services to be ADULTS – You are NPR …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Though the annual growth rate for NPR Library use is 23.24%, NPR staff thrives with less staff and in less space than the average Florida library...and with only 5% of the city’s budget
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Press release submitted by Ann Scott, Outreach Director for New Port Richey Public Library The New Port Richey Public Library is located at 5939 Main Street. NPR Library staff is the heartbeat in the heart of downtown New Port Richey, serving over 1,700 participants daily. Though the annual growth rate for NPR Library use is 23.24%, NPR staff thrives with less staff and in less space than the average Florida library...and with only 5% of the city’s budget. A portion of that 5 percent comes from state aid, grants and other funding. This means that New Port Richey residents finance all library services, programs and events for roughly $50/year or $2/transaction. The librarians and staff at New Port Richey Public Library support growth by …