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Graham Branch Library
Dec 28 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lego Friday

Come join us after school for Lego building activities and fun! STEM1 winter1

Graham Branch Library
Dec 28 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lego Friday

Come join us after school for Lego building activities and fun! STEM1 winter1

Main Library
Dec 28 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Improv Me: Winter Edition

Feeling dramatic? Kind of creative? This is the place for you! Hilarity is sure to ensue as you pitch Santa your best ‘bad’ toy suggestion or rewrite the lyrics to traditional tunes. Come play theater and drama games in this winter themed program. For teens 12-18. winter1

Regency Square Branch Library
Dec 28 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Sunshine State Young Readers Book Club

Looking for a good book to read? Join us in the Children’s Department as we host lively discussions and fun activities on the Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award books. This month’s book is The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors and Dan Santat. Winter1

Main Library
Dec 29 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 29 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

South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 29 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

Main Library
Dec 29 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

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 29 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

Southeast Regional Library
Dec 29 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 29 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 29 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

Main Library
Dec 29 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Coding Unplugged!: Graph Paper Programming

An Unplugged coding program designed to introduce youth to coding and other STEAM related concepts. This Coding Unplugged! program will teach the basic concepts of algorithms by creating specific instructions to draw pictures on graph paper. Ages 5-12. STEM1

Brentwood Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Game Day

This youth program will provide opportunity to develop teamwork skills and sportsmanship through games and other activities (Games1)

South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

STEM Lab: Winter Break Unplugged Marshmallow Igloo!

In this program, participants will learn about the real life construction of igloos/snow buildings, and then they will test their engineering skills by building a marshmallow and toothpick igloo. This will result in an increase of problem solving by building igloos. Winter1

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

New Year's Eve Craft for Kids

Join us as we get ready for the New Year celebrations. We will make our own noise makers to ring in the New Year! All ages are welcome. Winter1

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

New Year's Eve Craft for Kids

Join us as we get ready for the New Year celebrations. We will make our own noise makers to ring in the New Year! All ages are welcome. Winter1

Main Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Saturday Scratch

Learn the basics of video game design and block-based programming using Scratch! Geared for ages 10+, these programs will introduce Scratch by building different games.

(Makerspace)

Main Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:30pm to 6:30pm

Make and a Movie

For the month of December we will be watching Dead Poets Society in the Teen Group Study Room. The program will start off with a fun icebreaker, and then we will create original, inspiring vision boards. All materials will be provided, however we do ask that you allow us to display your art for the month of January, and the art will be returned in February. Additionally, refreshments will be provided and participants will discuss fan theories and favorites.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 29 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

Jacksonville Public Library