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Main Library
Dec 22 2018 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Babies Read Play and Learn

Babies Read, Play, and Learn – A short lap-sit story time for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, movement activities, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Southeast Regional Library
Dec 22 2018 -
10:30am to 11:00am

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

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

3 Short Holiday Family Films

Join us and enjoy 3 short holiday family films. At 10:30 a.m. we will watch Kung Fu Panda Holiday (PG-25 mins.) followed by Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury at 11:00 a.m. (PG-25 mins.) and then at 11:30 a.m. Merry Madagascar (PG-25 mins.) Bring a blanket and have a snack as we enjoy the holiday spirit.

South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
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 Winter1

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

3 Short Holiday Family Films

Join us and enjoy 3 short holiday family films. At 10:30 a.m. we will watch Kung Fu Panda Holiday (PG-25 mins.) followed by Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury at 11:00 a.m. (PG-25 mins.) and then at 11:30 a.m. Merry Madagascar (PG-25 mins.) Bring a blanket and have a snack as we enjoy the holiday spirit.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 22 2018 -
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 Winter1

Main Library
Dec 22 2018 -
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
Dec 22 2018 -
11:15am to 11:45am

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

Main Library
Dec 22 2018 -
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
Dec 22 2018 -
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

Argyle Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Argyle Teen/Tween "Hooked on Books" Club

Join Library staff and other Teens / Tweens the 4th Saturday of each month as we read and discuss popular new books, as well as a few favorite classics. We will share insight, ideas and revelations from the chosen books. We will also enjoy fun book related games and sometimes a light snack to enhance our discussion of the book of the month. Refer to the Branch reference desk for monthly title, and copies to check out. Aylbooktalk1, TeenbookClubAyl;Winter1

Regency Square Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm

"Elf" Interactive Movie Time

Bring Buddy to life in your own way. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the movie with an interactive showing of"Elf." Wear your elf hats, ugly Christmas sweaters and bring your jingle bells for an afternoon of laughs and fun. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.
Fun for all ages. Event is free and open to the public.
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Brentwood Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Brentwood Bishops Chess Club

Chess is more than just a game. Chess is an excellent way to build your child's problem solving skills, while also strengthening their overall academic performance. (GAMES1)

Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Winter Wonderland

Join us for a showing of The Polar Express including a craft and refreshments. Winter1

Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Winter Wonderland

Join us for a showing of The Polar Express including a craft and refreshments. Winter1

Argyle Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Game On: Minute to Win It, Holiday Edition

Seven challenges using household items. 60 seconds on the clock. Your pride on the line. Think you can do it? You've got a Minute to Win It. Based on activities from the hit TV show, see if you have what it takes to beat the clock and win! For teens 12-18. Winter1

West Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Cool Crafty Crochet

Beginners and experts are invited to join us for an afternoon of crochet. All materials are supplied. Everyone Welcome!Other1 Winter1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 22 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

i-Ready & More!

Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1 Winter1

San Marco Branch Library
Dec 26 2018 -
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, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1

Maxville Branch Library
Dec 26 2018 -
10:30am 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. Storytime will be followed by a fun craft activity! Attendance is limited*.
Storytime1 Winter1

Jacksonville Public Library