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Brown Eastside Branch Library
May 6 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen encourages young people to eat healthier meals and snacks as a result of hands-on cooking experiences. Youth participants learn to prepare simple, healthy foods they can make for themselves and their family members. Each lesson includes kid-friendly handouts such as recipes and tips for how to use kitchen equipment safely.

Graham Branch Library
May 6 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Teen Tech Lab

Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts. Together we'll explore, create, and discover through challenges, experiments, and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you'll have so much fun you won't realize you're actually learning! STEM1

University Park Branch Library
May 6 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Game On! Table Games from the Philippines

We will be exploring some cultural gifts from the island nation of the Philippines. Learn to play Tapatan, a three-in-a-row game similar to tic-tac-toe, and Sungka, a mancala game. In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, this event is for teens ages 13-18. asianpacific1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 6 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

D.I.Y. Crafts

Easy crafts for teens 12-18. Supplies for all crafts will be provided! Other1

Regency Square Branch Library
May 6 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

3-D Printing Pens for Mother's Day and Memorial Day

A 3-D printing pen is an easy–to–use and portable way to create 3-D objects. Learn some of the ways to use 3-D Printing Pens from drawing on flat surfaces to creating in air. Special templates for Mother's Day and Memorial Day will be used.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 6 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Want to get involved in what's happening at your library? Come join us to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. Meetings will include various activities. Volunteer hours are available for teens who complete the proper required paperwork. For teens ages 12-18. TeenAdvisoryBoard1

Argyle Branch Library
May 6 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Scout Patch Programs

This bi-weekly badge / patch program will provide Girl Scouts an opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities while earning a fun badge or patch . Most patch programs are available to Girl Scouts of all grade levels, and some will list different requirements to complete the patch, depending on grade level.
Completing patch programs will help troops along their Journey’s and may also satisfy requirements for certain badges. *Provision of badges will be the responsibility of individual troops / parents.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 6 2019 -
8:00pm to 8:15pm

Campfire Tales

Late in the evening, a lone figure appears
beside a campfire. It's a librarian! With
tempting tales to treat enchanting children.
Join us for a 15 minute read aloud of short
stories that are sure to delight. Storytime1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 7 2019 -
10:15am to 10:40am

Little Artists

This storytime is for children birth to five years with an adult care giver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Program culminates in interactive art stations, during which story time themes are further explored and involve concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 7 2019 -
10:30am to 10:50am

Help Me Grow, Play and Learn

This short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with adult caregivers focuses on providing opportunities for parents with very young children to interact and learn together. This program will include rhymes, songs, movement, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited. For children from birth to walking. Storytime1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 7 2019 -
10:50am to 11:00am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn

A sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. Attendance is limited. For children from birth to 36 months. Storytime1

Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 7 2019 -
11:00am to 11:25am

Little Artists

This storytime is for children birth to five years with an adult care giver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Program culminates in interactive art stations, during which story time themes are further explored and involve concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 7 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn

This short program for children walking to 36 months with adult caregivers focuses on providing opportunities for parents with very young children to interact and learn together. This program will include rhymes, songs, movement, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited. For children walking to 36 months. Storytime1

Regency Square Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:00pm

Young Children Read Play and Learn

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

Brentwood Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Teen Tech Lab

Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts. Together we'll explore, create, and discover through challenges, experiments, and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you'll have so much fun you won't realize you're actually learning! STEM1

Graham Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

After School Surprise!

Join us after school for a fun activity such as games, art projects, a movie or legos! Other1

Graham Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

After School Surprise!

Join us after school for a fun activity such as games, art projects, a movie or legos! Other1

Mandarin Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Art Club

Children ages 6 and older are invited to come draw, paint, and learn about art history. Art Club will help to promote creative thinking and creative expression with open-ended projects inspired by famous works from art history.
Art Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month. ArtsCrafts1

Argyle Branch Library
May 7 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Argyle Anime Club

Teens and Tweens, join us for Anime Club! Fun anime activities such as movies, discussion and games. Show off your skills and challenge your friends at the library! Bring your own deck.
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Mandarin Branch Library
May 8 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.

Jacksonville Public Library