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Main Library
Feb 20 2019 -
11:15am to 12:15pm

Art Creations

Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
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Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

One Person Can Change the World!

Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech changed the world! We'll be discussing his famous words, then making a 3D cardboard representation of the National Mall during the March on Washington, 1963. For school age children. Join us in the children’s department for something new to do on Early Dismissal Wednesday. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Read with Spirit the Dog

Join us and say "Hello" to Spirit, a therapy dog who loves to listen to children read. Bring the kids and let them practice their reading skills with a very patient and loving dog.
Bookclub1

Westbrook Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

ARTrageous

Each month we will learn about a different artist, study their work, and create inspired art. (ArtsCrafts1)

Brentwood Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Early Release: Building with Bricks

Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks. Join in optional challenges or build anything your imagination can create! Stem1

Brentwood Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Early Release: Building with Bricks

Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks. Join in optional challenges or build anything your imagination can create! Stem1

San Marco Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Teen Art Club: Radiant Child- Basquiat

This teen program will introduce the life of an unconventional artist and encourage participants to tell their own stories through art. For teens ages 12-18. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Argyle Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Wacky Wednesday

School Agers and Tweens join us in creating cool crafts, playing games, or other fun activities! For kids ages 5 - 12. ArtsCrafts1 Gaming1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Ranger the R.E.A.D. Dog

Join us as we welcome Ranger, a therapy dog who loves to listen to
children read. Bring the kids and let them practice their reading skills with a patient and loving therapy dog. For children ages 12 and under. Other1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

With Books and Bricks

Join us for fun and informative African American History Month program all about Booker T. Washington. Join us as we read a story, construct our own schools and discuss the importance of access to education. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Regency Square Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Almost to Freedom

Meet Cicely Pontitlet a ranger of the Timucan Ecological and Historic Preserve who will teach us about Black History month and show us how to make a rag doll of your very own. BlackHistory1 Black History Month

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Budding Scientists (STEM Fun for Everyone!)

Students from the Science National Honor Society at Atlantic Coast High School will present kid-friendly science facts and activities. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us for this fun and informative program!

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Budding Scientists (STEM Fun for Everyone!)

Students from the Science National Honor Society at Atlantic Coast High School will present kid-friendly science facts and activities. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us for this fun and informative program!

University Park Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

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 4:00-5:00 p.m. this is your space! Other1

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Beaches Teen Advisory Board

Get involved in what's happening at your local library and earn volunteer credit. For middle and high school students ages 12-18. Eat pizza and change the world!
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Pablo Creek Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Paranormal Investigations

Interested in what goes bump in the night? Join PFC Paranormal for a presentation on evidence of the paranormal and demonstrations of essential investigation equipment. A question and answer forum with the presenters will immediately follow the presentation. Free and open to the public. JPL50 historyculture1

Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Social Time

Come join us before storytime to make new friends in the early literacy play area! Parents, caregivers, and little ones can meet and greet other families while playing with our early literacy toys.

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:15am to 10:45am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This storytime is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The storytime includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
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Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary buiding and comprehension (Storytime1)

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

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

Jacksonville Public Library