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Main Library
Mar 29 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

Open Lab (English and Spanish)

Free computer access for job applications, online classes, e-gov services, email and individual work. E-specialists will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance on computers, devices, downloadable media and email. (Lab1)

South Mandarin Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring (English or Spanish)

Bilingual assistance available:

One-on-one assistance with downloadable media, email, the Internet, online applications, and basic technology instruction. For downloadable media support, please bring your charged laptop or mobile device. Times and locations vary. You can now sign up for your appointment online at jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

San Marco Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Paper Circuits

Light up your art with paper circuits! Learn about circuitry and how you can create your own electric art. Join us for our yearly celebration of all things teen and technology. This year we will “Be the Source of Change” and look at ways teens with technology can change the world. For teens ages 12-18. Teentech1

Main Library
Mar 29 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring (English or Spanish)

One-on-one assistance with downloadable media, email, the Internet, online applications, and basic technology instruction. For downloadable media support,please bring your charged laptop or mobile device. Times and locations vary. You can now sign up for your appointment online at jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

University Park Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Teen Zone

Out of school? Need something to do? Then come out to our new Teen Zone! Want to play games, make art projects, eat some snacks, listen to music, or just hang out with your friends? When school is out, from 3:30-4:30 this is your space! For teens ages 12-18. Please meet in Public Meeting Room A.

Main Library
Mar 29 2017 - 4:00pm

Video Game Tournament

Every Wednesday at 4pm we will set up a different gaming system, PS4, PS2, Xbox or Wii, for tournament play. Sign ups will start on Monday and continue until 4:15pm Wednesday for the gaming bracket. Tournament play will be point based, the player with the most points at the end of the month wins a prize, has his/her picture taken and automatically earns a seat to the end of the year "Tournament of Champions" event. Tournament play is for ages 12-18.

Southeast Regional Library
Mar 29 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Fly Like a Girl: Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart

March is Women’s History Month. Come celebrate with us and explore two of the most famous female pilots ever; Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart. Test out your own piloting skills- with a paper airplane, of course! For teens ages 12-18. Womenshistory1

University Park Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Digital Photography 1: Basics

This class will take you through the basics of digital photography and camera fundamentals. Boost your photography skills by taking some of the mystery out of using DSLR cameras. We will introduce you to the basics of digital camera functions including automatic and manual settings. This class is for the novice or entry level photographer, who wants to gain better knowledge of digital cameras as a tool. Topics1

Willowbranch Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Teen Advisory Board

Teens 12-18 are invited to help plan library programs, suggest books for the library to purchase, and earn volunteer hours for helping out!

South Mandarin Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring (English or Spanish)

Bilingual assistance available:

One-on-one assistance with downloadable media, email, the Internet, online applications, and basic technology instruction. For downloadable media support, please bring your charged laptop or mobile device. Times and locations vary. You can now sign up for your appointment online at jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

Mandarin Branch Library
Mar 29 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Notable Women of Northeast Florida

Celebrate Women's History Month with a presentation by Emily Lisska, Executive Director of the Jacksonville Historical Society. womenshistory1

Main Library
Mar 30 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Lab (English and Spanish)

Free computer access for job applications, online classes, e-gov services, email and individual work. E-specialists will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance on computers, devices, downloadable media and email. (Lab1)

Main Library
Mar 30 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Learn the basics of cloud-based computing by exploring Google Docs and Microsoft OneDrive. These services offer free storage and editing for many popular file formats such as MS Word, Excel and many others.

Willowbranch Branch Library
Mar 30 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Board Game Night

Come out and play board games at the library! Bring your own games or play games provided by the library. Bring your own friends or make new ones today!

All ages are welcome; please be sure the games you bring are family-friendly!

Regency Square Branch Library
Mar 30 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

North Florida Folk Network Acoustic Music Jam Series

The North Florida Folk Network is excited to partner with Regency Square Branch Library for an evening of acoustic music. Please bring your instruments and your voice and join in! All are encouraged to participate and/or listen. "As they say, good live music doesn't go away if you support it." Ron Johnson, North Florida Folk Music

Main Library
Mar 31 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Technology for ESL Learners

These basic computer classes are taught in English for students learning English as a second language.

Main Library
Mar 31 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

Open Lab (English and Spanish)

Free computer access for job applications, online classes, e-gov services, email and individual work. E-specialists will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance on computers, devices, downloadable media and email. (Lab1)

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Mar 31 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1 on 1 tech tutoring (Tutoria Individual)

One-on-one assistance with downloadable media, email, the Internet, online applications, and basic technology instruction. For downloadable media support, please bring your charged laptop or mobile device. Times and locations vary. You can now sign up for your appointment online at jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

Southeast Regional Library
Mar 31 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teens, get involved in what's happening at your library. Earn Volunteer Hours by helping to create future library programs and activities. Open to Teens 12-18 years old. TAB1

Graham Branch Library
Mar 31 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

50 Shades of Books Presents: The Woman in Cabin 10

Join us for snacks, drinks, and good conversation on the book, "The Woman in Cabin 10." Bookclub1

Jacksonville Public Library