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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
Jan 18 2018 -
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)

Regency Square Branch Library
Jan 18 2018 -
1:00pm to 6:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring (English or Spanish)

One-on-one assistance with downloadable media, email, the Internet, online applications, and basic technology instruction. For downloadable media support, please bring your charged laptop or mobile device. Times and locations vary. You can now sign up for your appointment online at jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

Main Library
Jan 18 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

29th Annual Unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar

You are cordially invited to attend the 29th Annual Unveiling of the Jacksonville Black History Calendar! A timely keepsake for Black History Month, the calendar also serves as a vital resource and inspiration to celebrate black history year-round. The title sponsor for the calendar is Burger King, in collaboration with Florida State College at Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Public Library, WJXT News 4 Jax and the James Weldon Johnson Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Blackhistory1 JPL50

Main Library
Jan 18 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Introduction to the Internet

This class explains the concepts of the Internet, URLs, browsers and the World Wide Web. Get tips on safe and secure Internet usage. (Internet1)

Southeast Regional Library
Jan 18 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Southeast Anime Club

All teens ages 12-18 are invited to join us for weekly Southeast Anime Club meetings. We will watch, discuss and debate all things Anime!

Highlands Regional Library
Jan 18 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

SAT/ACT Prep

Get ready for success with free SAT/ACT Workshops for college bound students. The program will introduce you to the resources the library has to help you prepare, including where to find sample tests! It also presents an overview of test-taking tips and strategies. Research1

Highlands Regional Library
Jan 18 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Teen Advisory Board

Get involved with what is happening at your local library.
Middle and High School students are invited to participate
and share ideas for future programs and activites. Complete
your school’s requirement for volunteer credit hours! TeenAdvisoryBoard1

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 18 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Argyle Anime Club

Join us at Argyle for Anime Club! Fun anime activities such as movies, discussion, games and snacks. Think you've got what it takes to unlock the mystery of the perfect deck? Come in and challenge your friends. Bring your own deck!Show off your skills and challenge your friends at the library!
Volunteer hours are available for teens who complete the proper required paperwork.

Main Library
Jan 19 2018 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

Open Lab

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.

Southeast Regional Library
Jan 19 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a coach and role model whose love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for the Little Buddy. ReadingBuddies1 break1

Main Library
Jan 19 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Web Design: CSS

In this class we will begin discussing CSS style sheets and how they can improve HTML Web page design and functionality. Users will understand the differences between CSS and HTML and, with practice, be able to implement both on websites.

Makerspace1

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 20 2018 -
11:30am to 12:30pm

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair to read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a mentor, coach and role model to foster the little buddy's love of reading! A love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for both Buddies.
Pre-registration required, request registration forms at the Argyle Reference Desk or Children's department ReadingBuddies1

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 20 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Teen Advisory Board

Get involved in what's happening at your local library! Middle and high school students are invited to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. Guess What? Your participation will also complete your school’s requirement for volunteer credit hours! For teens ages 12-18. ArgyleTeenAdvisoryBoard

Main Library
Jan 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Lab

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)

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Stem Club: Coding with Minecraft - CANCELLED

Explore with hands-on, minds-on investigations of science, technology, engineering 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! Discover what you can create with code. Invent new worlds to explore with Minecraft coding. Forge weapons to survive landscapes that you create. For Tweens and Teens ages 12 - 18. STEM1 Hourofcode1 Winter1

University Park Branch Library
Jan 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Publix Cooking Demonstration

Join us as we celebrate the New Year off right with a cooking demonstration and tasting presented by the Publix Aprons Cooking School staff. Other1

Brentwood Branch Library
Jan 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Brentwood Youth 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)

Main Library
Jan 20 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Lantern Parade workshop: paper lantern owls

Join us in the Jax Makerspace to create a paper lantern owl that you can use for the inaugural Jacksonville Lantern Parade on April 7, 2018.

Southeast Regional Library
Jan 20 2018 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm

Teen Movie Matinee

Join us each month for a Saturday afternoon movie! Our Teen Advisory Board votes on PG-13 rated movies based on availability. If you want to have a say in which movies we screen, join the Teen Advisory Board! Snacks are provided. (Movie1)

Main Library
Jan 20 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm

Teen Advisory Board

Get involved in what's happening at your local library. Middle and high school students are invited to participate and share ideas for future programs and activities. TAB1

Jacksonville Public Library