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Teens Events

Learn about the Young Adult Job Fair on Saturday, June 6 from 11 - 2 at the Main Library. Meet prospective employers from local and national companies in a variety of industries.



Main Library
Jul 20 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Technology for ESL Learners

These basic computer classes are taught in English for students learning English as a second language.

Westbrook Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

Graham Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free Summer Lunch Program

Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.

Argyle Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger. SummerLunch1 Summer1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

West Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.Summer1

Main Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:15pm

Drop Everything and Read!

Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

Main Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.

Main Library
Jul 20 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Lab (English and Spanish)

Free computer access for job applications, online classes, e-gov services, email and individual work. E-specialists will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance on computers, devices, downloadable media and email. (Lab1)

San Marco Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Go Native! Art Around the World

Week 6 – Ojibwe and Dreamcatchers
In the final week of our series of summer programs we will be exploring a culture a little closer to home. The Ojibwe tribe is one of the largest Native American tribes in North America, and while we learn more about them we will also learn more about the traditional dreamcatcher as well as make dreamcatchers of our own. This teen event will be held on July 20th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Regency Square Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Video challenge

Video challenge

Murray Hill Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Go Native

Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Then join us for Go Native!, a six-part art adventure that will be sure to inspire. Explore indigenous art and culture from around the world as we create projects that fuse traditional methods with contemporary designs. For teens ages 12 – 18. ArtsCrafts1 Summer1

Graham Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Build a Better Bot

Love robotics, or want to find out more about it? Then come take part in robot obstacle courses, races, mazes, dance moves and more! Each week, you and your robot will compete to conquer a new challenge. Who will win? For teens ages 12 – 18. STEM1 Summer1

Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Go Native

Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Then join us for Go Native!, a six-part art adventure that will be sure to inspire. Explore indigenous art and culture from around the world as we create projects that fuse traditional methods with contemporary designs. For teens ages 12 – 18. ArtsCrafts1 Summer1

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Go Native

Go Native
Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Then join us for Go Native!, a six-part art adventure that will be sure to inspire. Explore indigenous art and culture from around the world as we create projects that fuse traditional methods with contemporary designs. For teens ages 12 – 18.
ArtsCrafts1 Summer1

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Go Native

Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Then join us for Go Native!, a six-part art adventure that will be sure to inspire. Explore indigenous art and culture from around the world as we create projects that fuse traditional methods with contemporary designs. For teens ages 12 – 18. ArtsCrafts1

Maxville Branch Library
Jul 20 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

6 Week Video Challenge

Attention future Spielbergs! Do you have what it takes to Build A Better World At Your Library? Join us to learn the basics of digital film production, from storyboarding to shooting to editing, as you help us produce a short video that promotes the library, literacy, & teens! For teens ages 12 – 18. Other1

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