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All Libraries:

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Volunteer Enrichment Conference

Volunteer Enrichment Conference - Conference for Northeast Florida non-profit adult literacy volunteers. Presentation and mini workshop.

University Park Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Saturdays are Murder

Join Saturdays are Murder at the University Park Library to discuss the following crime fiction tale: Glass Houses by Louise Penny (Approved by Sammy the Cat). JPL50 Bookclub1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

GED RLA Prep

Reasoning Through Language Arts w/Mrs. Judy. Prior Registration Required.

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Girls Who Code

Calling 6th grade through 12th-grade girls! Girls Who Code is a national organization that offers clubs to girls interested in computer programming. We will learn front-end web development. Join us to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment!

Computers will be available, but girls are encouraged to bring their own laptops and USB drives.

This session runs January 12, 2019 - March 30, 2019.

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

MS Office 2010: Excel 2

Create more complex formulas. Work with basic functions such as sorting data, filtering data, and creating charts. Completion of Introduction to Excel class or previous experience with MS Excel is highly recommended.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

MS Office 2016: OneNote

As the world moves faster and faster it can be hard to keep track of everything. With Microsoft’s OneNote you can set reminders for yourself, build recipes, create reference books for all aspects of your life. Learn how to make the most of this free service, both on your computer and on your mobile devices.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Young Children –Read, Play, and Learn

This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

SAT/ACT Prep Class

Get ready for success with free SAT / ACT Workshops for college bound students. The program will introduce you to the resources the library has to help you prepare, including where to find sample tests! It also presents an overview of test-taking tips and strategies. Research1

Regency Square Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

TAB/ Teen Volunteers!

Want to get involved in what's happening at your library? Come join us to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. This week we will be playing "Minute To Win It"! Meetings will include various activities. Volunteer hours are available for teens who have completed the required volunteer paperwork. For teens ages 12-18. TeenAdvisoryBoard1, Games1

Beaches Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Craft

Join us and make a fun and easy craft in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. All ages welcome. ArtsCrafts1

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn – This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Southeast Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:15am to 12:00pm

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn – This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:30am to 12:30pm

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair to read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a mentor, coach and role model to foster the little buddy's love of reading! A love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for both Buddies.
Pre-registration required, request registration forms at the Argyle Reference Desk or Children's department ReadingBuddies1

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:30am to 12:30pm

Lantern Workshop

Join us in the Jax Makerspace to decorate your own globe lantern! Pre-registration is suggested at https://bit.ly/2PY7YMd.

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
11:35am to 12:05pm

Story Art

Story Art – This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and explorations that promote basic art skills while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Attendance is limited*. ArtsCrafts1

University Park Branch Library
Jan 19 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Saturday Surprise

Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

P.O.M.E. Poetry Workshop Series

Product of My Environment (P.O.M.E.) is a 12 poem project that students will construct via free writing and performance workshops throughout the school year. Students will examine the history and cultural impact of the communities they are from as well as document the social and cultural impact they have had and intend to have on their environment. At the end of the workshop series, students will gain experiential knowledge of the copyright and self-publishing process as well as plan and facilitate a book signing/release at the Jacksonville Main Library.

Main Library
Jan 19 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Intermediate Guitar Lessons

Take your guitar skills to the next level with this intermediate class in the Jax Makerspace. Practice guitar technique, chords, songs, and more. Use one of our guitars, or bring your own! Guitar ownership not mandatory, but highly recommended for practicing.

Highlands Regional Library
Jan 19 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

New Leaf Book Club

Attention book lovers, avid readers, and book club enthusiasts, join us for our library's book club! Please bring your ideas and a list of reading suggestions. Free and open to the public, light refreshments provided.

Jacksonville Public Library