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Teens Events

Learn about the Young Adult Job Fair on Saturday, June 6 from 11 - 2 at the Main Library. Meet prospective employers from local and national companies in a variety of industries.



Main Library
May 30 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.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
May 30 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Music Minute

Develop music appreciation by listening to various artists and collaborating in singing along. Music1

Main Library
May 30 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.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
May 30 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Internet Safety & Security

In this class you will learn how to create secure passwords, avoid Internet scams and evaluate website safety. Receive practical advice and learn the skills you need to surf the Web safely.(Computers1, Special1)

Highlands Regional Library
May 30 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Come watch Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with us and enjoy some Harry Potter refreshments. Movie1

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 30 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation

Interested in volunteering at the library? Come to the orientation to learn about how to apply, what you will be doing, schedules and more. The orientation is required for new volunteers and encouraged for returning volunteers. For teens 12-18. Other1

Mandarin Branch Library
May 30 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Teen Advisory Board

Get involved in what's happening at your local library! Middle and high school students are invited to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. Complete your school’s requirement for volunteer credit hours! For teens ages 12-18. TeenAdvisoryBoard1

Westbrook Branch Library
May 31 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

CareerSource NORTHEAST FLORIDA

Resume and online job search assistance, Worksource computer assistance, interview coaching, referrals to other agencies, and more.

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

Open Lab

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)

University Park Branch Library
May 31 2017 -
1:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 31 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.

University Park Branch Library
May 31 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
May 31 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.

University Park Branch Library
May 31 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

Mandarin Branch Library
May 31 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Teen Video Game Tournament

Test your skills and challenge your friends in a video game tournament, featuring Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart. Sign up at the reference desk starting May 24: event is limited to 20 participants. For teens and tweens 10-18. Games1

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 31 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.

Main Library
Jun 1 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

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)

Westbrook Branch Library
Jun 1 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Computer Hardware: Disassembly & Assembly

Take a personal computer apart and learn what the parts are and how they work. We'll have computers for participants to dismantle and you can learn what the cards and boards inside do and have some fun putting it back together! (STEM 1)

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jun 1 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:45pm

Throwback Thursday

Join us for a showing of The Lego Movie (PG) in the Teen Room. We will be serving popcorn and drinks. Activity after movie.

Main Library
Jun 1 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Windows File Management

In this class, you will learn how to save, delete, and manage files in Windows. We will look at the basics of using Windows Explorer/File Explorer, and using techniques like cut/copy/paste, drag and drop to move files. Learn how to create folders to further organize your documents, pictures, and videos. Creating shortcuts, using removable drives, and cloud storage will also be discussed. To fully benefit from this class, you should have basic mouse and keyboard skills with a working knowledge of Windows navigation – opening and closing windows, Start Menu, and using your taskbar.

Jacksonville Public Library