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Maxville Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Quilt Camp

Learn how to quilt with our Block of the Month and the tips, tricks and good advice from our quilters. Show and Tell and great fun! JPL50 50+

Regency Square Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm

"Elf" Interactive Movie Time

Bring Buddy to life in your own way. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the movie with an interactive showing of"Elf." Wear your elf hats, ugly Christmas sweaters and bring your jingle bells for an afternoon of laughs and fun. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.
Fun for all ages. Event is free and open to the public.
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Argyle Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Argyle Teen/Tween "Hooked on Books" Club

Join Library staff and other Teens / Tweens the 4th Saturday of each month as we read and discuss popular new books, as well as a few favorite classics. We will share insight, ideas and revelations from the chosen books. We will also enjoy fun book related games and sometimes a light snack to enhance our discussion of the book of the month. Refer to the Branch reference desk for monthly title, and copies to check out. Aylbooktalk1, TeenbookClubAyl;Winter1

Argyle Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Game On: Minute to Win It, Holiday Edition

Seven challenges using household items. 60 seconds on the clock. Your pride on the line. Think you can do it? You've got a Minute to Win It. Based on activities from the hit TV show, see if you have what it takes to beat the clock and win! For teens 12-18. Winter1

Brentwood Branch Library
Dec 22 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Brentwood Bishops 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)

Southeast Regional Library
Dec 22 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Movie Series - Fall 2018

Sept. 29: Matilda
Oct. 27: Hocus Pocus
Nov. 24: Addams Family Values
Dec. 22: A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad but comforted by his doting mother, Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.

Main Library
Dec 26 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

School's Out! Movie - Justice League

School's out! Come and chill! Watch hit movies at the Main Library! Justice League, PG13, Batman enlists the help of new friends to fight a great enemy. Mainmovies1

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Dec 27 2018 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

ARTrageous: Smart Cookies

Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games, and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5-12. Winter1

Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 27 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Winter Knitter

Come join us to learn how to knit on a round loom and create colorful headwear and scarves for the winter season! Winter1

Highlands Regional Library
Dec 27 2018 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm

Teen Movie Day: Guardians of the Galaxy

Join us as we watch "Guardians of the Galaxy" and paint our own Groots. Winter1 Movie1

Argyle Branch Library
Dec 27 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Argyle Nerd Night

Join us for an evening of fun and games. We’ll offer a wide variety of diversions including: Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic The Gathering, Video Games, tabletop/board games and more. Ages 12-18 welcome.Winter1

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 28 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Beaches Scrabble Club

Join fellow Scrabble lovers and play for the love of words. The library will provide boards and light refreshments. Sign up at the adult reference desk if interested. Call 904-241-1141 ext. 3

Main Library
Dec 28 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Improv Me: Winter Edition

Feeling dramatic? Kind of creative? This is the place for you! Hilarity is sure to ensue as you pitch Santa your best ‘bad’ toy suggestion or rewrite the lyrics to traditional tunes. Come play theater and drama games in this winter themed program. For teens 12-18. winter1

Main Library
Dec 28 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.

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South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Unplugged Games at the Library

Break loose from your electronic games and join us for a great time playing Scrabble and other board games at the South Mandarin Library. Adults and teens are all welcome to participate. JPL50

Brentwood Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Game Day

This youth program will provide opportunity to develop teamwork skills and sportsmanship through games and other activities (Games1)

Main Library
Dec 29 2018 -
3:30pm to 6:30pm

Make and a Movie

For the month of December we will be watching Dead Poets Society in the Teen Group Study Room. The program will start off with a fun icebreaker, and then we will create original, inspiring vision boards. All materials will be provided, however we do ask that you allow us to display your art for the month of January, and the art will be returned in February. Additionally, refreshments will be provided and participants will discuss fan theories and favorites.

Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 29 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Mandarin Teen Anime Club

Come join us and be a part of Anime Club. We will discuss books, watch episodes from favorite TV shows, and learn all about the anime world! For ages 12-18.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Dec 31 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Nerd Night

Nerds of the world, unite! Join us at the Pablo Creek Library in the Teen Room for an evening of fun and games. We’ll offer a wide variety of nerdy diversions including: Yu-Gi-Oh!; Pokemon; Magic The Gathering; tabletop/board games and more! Ages 12-18 welcome. Other1 Winter1

West Branch Library
Jan 2 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Teen Art Club: Snow-White Sculptures

Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Teens are invited to create sculptures using an interesting medium. Whose will be the fairest of them all? For teens 12- 18. Winter1

Jacksonville Public Library