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Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 8 2019 -
10:15am to 10:40am

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.
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Regency Square Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn for Babies

This begins as a lap-sit storytime for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This storytime will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The storytime then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.

Willowbranch Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn Session 1

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*.

Mandarin Branch Library
May 8 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)

San Marco Branch Library
May 8 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, 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
May 8 2019 -
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*.
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West Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Little Movers and Shakers

This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Specific ages may be targeted for a more effective program (for example, Toddler Music & Movement). Attendance is limited*. Other1

Highlands Regional Library
May 8 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.

Regency Square Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
11:00am to 11:45am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn for Toddlers

This program for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a storytime for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This storytime will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
May 8 2019 -
11:00am to 11:25am

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.
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Southeast Regional Library
May 8 2019 -
11:00am 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

Willowbranch Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
11:05am to 11:35am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn 2

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*.

Main Library
May 8 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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Westbrook Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:45pm

Watch It Wednesday

Join us one Wednesday afternoon a month for Watch It Wednesday! We'll watch a movie, eat a snack, and play a movie trivia game. Check our monthly branch calendar for the movie that will be shown. (Movie 1)

Brown Eastside Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Blue4Books

Blue4Books is a collaborative initiated by Literacy Pros of Jacksonville and partnered with JSO and Jacksonville Public Libraries to encourage children in several ways:

1. To read and find empowerment in reading and learning
2. Interact with JSO (and eventually other ‘uniforms’) to view them as safe and helpful; especially to view officers and a place to find help.
3. See officers as ‘real people’ with dogs, children, readers of books, and parents, etc.

San Marco Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Game On! – Table Games from the Philippines

In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage month 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. For teens ages 13-18. asianpacific1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 8 2019 -
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.
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Graham Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Books & Bricks – Barbed Wire Baseball

Zeni might be a small man but he has a giant love of baseball. Discover the true story of Kenichi Zenimura’s baseball league, built in the harsh Arizona desert during World War II. Then use Legos and your imagination to build something to inspire your own community. An Asian Pacific Heritage Month program for children ages 5 – 12. asianpacific1

Graham Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Books & Bricks – Barbed Wire Baseball

Zeni might be a small man but he has a giant love of baseball. Discover the true story of Kenichi Zenimura’s baseball league, built in the harsh Arizona desert during World War II. Then use Legos and your imagination to build something to inspire your own community. An Asian Pacific Heritage Month program for children ages 5 – 12. asianpacific1

Regency Square Branch Library
May 8 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

ARTrageous – Mountain Chef

In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage month, learn about Tie Sing, the best trail cook in the west and a Chinese American. We will share the story of how he lost his groceries, changed his plans and helped cook up the National park service. We will create a craft inspired by one of his creations. For children ages 5 – 12. asianpacific1

Jacksonville Public Library