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Winter at the Library

From snowflakes to Santa stops, warm reads to art-rageous fun, the library has you covered this winter.


Winter Kids Reads



Winter Teen Reads

Oct 25

North Florida Folk Network Acoustic Music Jam Series

Oct 25 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Regency Square Branch Library

The North Florida Folk Network is excited to partner with Regency Square Branch Library for an evening of acoustic music. Please bring your instruments and your voice and join in! All are encouraged to participate and/or listen. "As they say, good live music doesn't go away if you support it." Ron Johnson, North Florida Folk Music

JPL50 CulturalFusion1 Summer1 Winter1

Nov 14

Celebrating the Holidays with Publix

Nov 14 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Beaches Branch Library

Join the chefs of Publix Aprons Cooking School as we celebrate the holidays. The chefs will demonstrate techniques and share delicious foods that highlight the holidays. Come learn a new recipe or tips on preparing leftovers. Winter1

Dec 5

Yesterday's Classics Matinee

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

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month, as we journey back to simpler times with a film from yesteryear. We will be showing Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1938). Popcorn and refreshments provided. JPL50 winter1

Dec 6

Martin Luther and Music: Early Church Hymns

Dec 6 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Explore Martin Luther's influence as a hymn writer in reintroducing hymn singing to the Church, his encouragement of musical instruction in education, and his understanding of music as a means of dealing with depression and discouragement. Martin Luther was called "The Nightingale of Wittenberg" and influenced later musicians including Johann Sebastian Bach. Seating is limited to the first 100 people. JPL50 winter1

Dec 12

The Ice Cube Challenge!

Dec 12 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Come join us for an icy-cool science experiment. Bring your friends and tackle The Ice Cube Challenge!

Dec 12

Books and Bricks: The Inuit, People of the Long Winter

Dec 12 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
University Park Branch Library

Test your building skills as you make your own amazing LEGO stories! Hear a fascinating Inuit tale and make a structure inspired by the story. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity and excitement. This program will be limited to 25 participants. For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1

Dec 17

Mid-Term Game Break & Crafternoon!

Dec 17 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Regency Square Branch Library

Teens are invited to use our resources to make a gift for someone (The holidays are coming!), play games or just hang out and de-stress from mid term exams! Teens ages 13-18. Games1, Winter1

Dec 18

Mid-Term Crafternoon Break!

Dec 18 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
Regency Square Branch Library

Teens are invited to a crafternoon, just in time for the holidays! Everyone will have the option to use our resources to make a couple of different things to give as gifts. Ages 12-18. Winter1

Dec 18

3-D Printing Pens for the Winter Holidays

Dec 18 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
University Park Branch Library

A 3-D printing pen is an easy–to–use and portable way to create 3-D objects. Learn some of the ways to use 3-D Printing Pens from drawing on flat surfaces to creating in air. Special templates for Winter holidays will be used. winter1

Dec 22

Saturdays are Murder

Dec 22 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
University Park Branch Library

Join Saturdays are Murder at the University Park Library to discuss the following crime fiction tale: The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by David Rosenfelt (Approved by Sammy the Cat). JPL50 bookclub1 winter1

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