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South Mandarin Branch Library
Jan 10 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Teen Advisory Board

Teens, 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. Complete your school’s requirement for volunteer credit hours! For teens ages 12-18. TeenAdvisoryBoard1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Jan 11 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

MS Office 2016: Word 1 (Español)

Aprenda a abrir el programa y encontrar funciones básicas (El botón de Office, la cinta (Ribbon), y el menú de ayuda. La clase incluye formateando el texto, cortar y pegar, y utilizando la herramienta de revise de deletreo y gramática. Hispanic1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Jan 11 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:45pm

1 on 1 tech tutoring (Tutoria Individual)

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
Jan 11 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Building with K'nex

Learn to build a simple machine with gears and levers. Also you will look at various bridge designs showing different style solutions in engineering using the K’Nex kits. (STEM)

West Branch Library
Jan 11 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Gametastics!

Hanging out at the library? Want something fun to do? Come play a fun game with some of your favorite staff members. They'll teach you some of their favorites.

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

PEARLS at the Library

This twice monthly curriculum engages students by providing a broad range of educational enrichment activities that focus on teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in a historically and culturally relevant context. This program is presented as a partnership between the Jacksonville Public Library and Tristan’s Acceleration Academy. Children ages 7 – 13 are welcome to attend.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Coupon Club

Come join us and learn how to coupon! Learn how much money you could be saving! Swap coupons and share strategies for using coupons both paper and digital. Beginners and experts are welcome to join our lively and informative discussions.
The Coupon Club meets every second Saturday of each month.

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Regency Square Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

SAT/ACT Help

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

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
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

Main Library
Jan 12 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

P.O.M.E. Poetry Workshop Series

Product of My Environment (P.O.M.E.) is a 12 poem project that students will construct via free writing and performance workshops throughout the school year. Students will examine the history and cultural impact of the communities they are from as well as document the social and cultural impact they have had and intend to have on their environment. At the end of the workshop series, students will gain experiential knowledge of the copyright and self-publishing process as well as plan and facilitate a book signing/release at the Jacksonville Main Library.

Argyle Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

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;Winter1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation Workshop

Need to unwind? Learn to relax and meditate with us during these one hour sessions with Certified Hearfulness Trainer, Amit Beniwal. Free and open to the public. JPL50.

University Park Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Pizza & Pages Adventure for Teens

Welcome to New Year, New You, New Club! Join us for pizza, meet new people, and discuss your favorite book. No assigned reading required! What has been your favorite book you read for book club? Come find out! Read1

University Park Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

SAT/ACT Help

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

Westbrook Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Teen Anime Club

Do you love Anime? Manga? Then join us for a meeting of the Westbrook Library Teen Anime Club! We will be discussing our favorite anime/manga, planning future meetings, doing fun activities, and watching: Your Name Teen1

Main Library
Jan 12 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

ACT/SAT Strategies & Test-Taking Tips Program

This program will give teens test taking skills and introduce them to the library's testing databases. The selected processes were designed to develop the core academic skill of communication and connection by having teens ask and answer questions to get information and clarification.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Jan 12 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Saturday Surprise

Expect the unexpected with your friends ranging from movies, to the arts, to the tech and beyond! 3 PM to 4:30 in the Multipurpose Room. For ages 10 - 18
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Graham Branch Library
Jan 14 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Building With k'Nex

Learn to build a simple machine with gears and levers. Also you will look at various bridge designs showing different style solutions in engineering using the K’Nex kits. (STEM)

Regency Square Branch Library
Jan 14 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm

Manic Monday Teen Gaming!

Teens are invited to come in and play Video games, board games or just hang out. Teens ages 13+ Games1

Brentwood Branch Library
Jan 14 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Homework Help

Need a chill spot to work on your homework? Having a tough time with Math, Science, Reading? Come on down to Brentwood for a helping hand! Ages 6-18

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