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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
Nov 19 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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)

Regency Square Branch Library
Nov 20 2017 -
11:30am to 2:30pm

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.

Graham Branch Library
Nov 20 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm

Film Presentation: "The Hunger Games"

Teens and tweens join us for the film, "The Hunger Games". Refreshments will be served.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Nov 20 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:15pm

Tuesdays with Morrie

View movie and discussion.

Regency Square Branch Library
Nov 20 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office (NEW)

Participants will learn about alternatives to Microsoft’s popular Office software such as Libre Office, Google Docs, and Others. Find out how to gain access to many of the same functions, without the expense

Main Library
Nov 21 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm

Open Lab (English or 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.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Nov 21 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

MS Office 2010: Excel 3

Learn more functions and features in MS Excel 2010 to retrieve and analyze data. Learn how to use the VLOOKUP function, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, create Sparklines, use conditional formatting and more.

Highlands Regional Library
Nov 21 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Authors Roundtable Discussion Group

Join us as we engage local authors in the quest to understand and successfully maneuver the publishing process, writing itself, and how to market your material. Free and open to the public! business1

Highlands Regional Library
Nov 21 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

NaNoWriMo Support Group

Gather ‘round, novel writers! Let us help you reach your National Novel Writing Month goals at our weekly support group. Bring your notebook or laptop and get ready to write! novel1

Main Library
Nov 22 2017 -
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. (Lab1)

Main Library
Nov 22 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

A Harry Potter Holiday

Wizards of all ages, join us during the Thanksgiving Holidays for two of your favorite Harry Potter movies!
Movie Schedule:
11/22 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
11/25 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

University Park Branch Library
Nov 22 2017 -
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.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Nov 22 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

NaNoWriMo - Help and Open Lab

It's National Novel Writing Month! Use our meeting room computers to work on your novel. Staff will be on hand to assist you or to workshop ideas. Novel1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Nov 22 2017 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

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

Bilingual assistance available:

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
Nov 22 2017 - 4:00pm

Video Game Tournament

Every Wednesday at 4pm we will set up a different gaming system, PS4, PS2, Xbox or Wii, for tournament play. Sign ups will start on Monday and continue until 4:15pm Wednesday for the gaming bracket. Tournament play will be point based, the player with the most points at the end of the month wins a prize, has his/her picture taken and automatically earns a seat to the end of the year "Tournament of Champions" event. Tournament play is for ages 12-18.

Highlands Regional Library
Nov 22 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Teen Tinker 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

Jacksonville Public Library
Nov 22 2017 -
6:00pm to 11:30pm

All Locations Close at 6:00 p.m. Day Before Thanksgiving

All Locations Close at 6:00 p.m. Day Before Thanksgiving

Jacksonville Public Library
Nov 23 2017 (All day)

All Locations Closed for Thanksgiving

All Locations Closed for Thanksgiving

Jacksonville Public Library
Nov 24 2017 (All day)

All Locations Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

All Locations Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Highlands Regional Library
Nov 25 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

3D Design: Tinkercad Holiday Ornaments

Design and customize your own holiday ornament using simple and free 3-D design software.

Jacksonville Public Library