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Jacksonville Public Library
Feb 20 2017 (All day)

All Locations Closed - Presidents Day

All Locations Closed - Presidents Day

Main Library
Feb 21 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Open Lab (English or 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.

University Park Branch Library
Feb 21 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm

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.

Argyle Branch Library
Feb 21 2017 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm

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 jaxpubliclibrary.org/eservices/one-one-tech-help. Please visit or call your local library branch if you need help booking an appointment.”

Argyle Branch Library
Feb 21 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.)

The Teen Advisory Board is a unique opportunity for teens, ages 12-18, to discuss what programs, events, and activities they would like to see introduced to the Argyle Branch Library. Make your voice(s) heard while earning volunteer credit! (Ages 12-18) TEEN AYL

Main Library
Feb 21 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Hoopla Digital: Streaming Music and Movies

Learn how to access our collection of downloadable movies, TV shows, and music. You will learn how to navigate our collection and transfer content to your computer, smartphone, or tablet. (Devices1, Download1)

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Feb 21 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Who am I?

What does your name say about you? Does your name define who you are? Inspired by the NEA Big Read book, The Namesake, we will explore names and naming around the world and you will create your own name art. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Read1

Highlands Regional Library
Feb 21 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Authors Round Table Discussion Group

Join us as we discuss the ins and outs of publishing your own work!

Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 21 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Book 2 Art: Art and the African American Experience

For teens 12-18. February is Black History Month. Join us for a celebration of African American art and artists! From freedom quilts to sculpture, try your own hand at some of the different mediums discussed. artscrafts1 Blackhistory1

Main Library
Feb 22 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
Feb 22 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Brentwood Branch Library
Feb 22 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm

The Power of Friendship

The Power of Friendship will introduce participants to the friendship betweeen Martin Luther King Jr and Mahalia Jackson. Youth will focus on the historical significance of this friendship and consider their own friendships, supporting the assets of equality and social justice, and personal power.

San Marco Branch Library
Feb 22 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Teens & Black History

Did you know that a black man invented the SuperSoaker? Who the first black Secretary of State was? That the man who wrote "The Three Musketeers" was of black decent? How much do you know about Black History?
Well, then come to the San Marco branch on Wednesday February 22nd from 3:00 to 4:00 and learn more. blackhistory1

Westbrook Branch Library
Feb 22 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Who am I?

What does your name say about you? Does your name define who you are? Inspired by the NEA Big Read book, The Namesake, we will explore names and naming around the world and you will create your own name art. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Read1

West Branch Library
Feb 22 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Teen Chess & Dominoes

Join us at West Branch Library, in the Conference Room, for an hour of chess and dominoes. No experience needed, and sets are provided. For Teens and Tweens, ages 12 - 18. GAMES1

Main Library
Feb 22 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
Feb 22 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 Meeting Room B.

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 22 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Budding Scientists (STEM Fun for Everyone!)

The Students from the Atlantic Coast High School's Science National Honor Society will be hosting a series of science demonstrations and activities. This program is open to school age kids ages 5-12, and teens ages 12-18.

Regency Square Branch Library
Feb 22 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Early Release- R&R Wednesdays

Join us in the teen room on early release Wednesdays for a little relaxation and recreation. It could be games, crafts or something else altogether!(Games1,Other1)

Main Library
Feb 22 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.

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