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San Marco Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Space Science

See science from a whole new perspective! You will see how space rocks are formed, learn about starts and planets, and see lots of cool galactic science stuff. This program is for kids ages 5-12. Summer1

Willowbranch Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
2:30pm to 2:45pm

Drop Everything and Read!

Drop Everything and Read!
Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

Highlands Regional Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Space Games

Blast off in to the world of gaming! Each week we will play a variety of board, card, and other space themed games. Test your skills and see if you have what it takes to sky rocket to the winner's planet. This program is for kids ages 5-12. Summer1

University Park Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Special Presenter: Inventor’s Corner

Create new inventions to solve real world issues. Come up with a new product, jingle or script and a name. Learn how to market your idea and become an entrepreneur! This program is for teens ages 12-17. Summer1

Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Space Balloons

Young scientists will get a close-up view of a selection of live animals and animal artifacts from the Jacksonville Zoo. Kids (and adults) will have a blast learning about the animal’s biology and habitats. This program is for kids ages 5-12. Summer1

West Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Star Wars Bloxels

Do you ever play video games and wish you could design your own? This summer enter the world of Star Wars and create your own adventure. Using Bloxels technology, you can create a game and share it with others. This program is perfect for fans of Roblox or Minecraft. This program is for teens ages 12-17. Summer1

Maxville Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tiny Universes

Have you ever wanted an entire universe that you can put into your pocket? Now you can have worlds of reading to take anywhere. Take a journey through worlds of reading with us over the summer as we miniaturize settings of popular books and enjoy literary snacks! This program is for teens ages 12-17. Summer1

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Jazz it Up

Join members of the band Noteworthy for an interactive concert featuring some of your favorite jazz songs. We’ll learn about musical technique, jazz history, tempo, melody, and rhythm as we move to the beat. This program is for kids ages 5-12. Summer1

Southeast Regional Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

My Space Art Adventure

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Blast off!!! to My Space Adventure. Over the next six weeks, we will explore a universe of fun art projects. It will be out of this world for kids ages 5-12. *Space is limited. Summer1

Graham Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Scales and Tails

Join us for a fun, adventure-filled program discussing our remaining “dinosaurs.” Learn the true facts about snakes and alligators, as well as what to do if you encounter one outdoors. You’ll be able to get up close with live animals at the library! This program is for kids ages 5-12. Summer1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Harry Potter Universe

Calling all muggles and wizards, 6 weeks of magical fun in the Harry Potter Universe awaits you at your local library! Dress up, get sorted, and compete in an ongoing house tournament. Come drink butter beer, make potions, and hang out with other local potter heads. This program is for teens ages 12-17. Summer1

Willowbranch Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Mission: Artemis

Mission: Artemis
Mission Artemis is looking for qualified candidates to go where no human has gone before. We choose to go not because it’s easy, but because it is hard. Get “on the job” training in textile repair, drone operation, artificial intelligence, and mind control. No experience necessary, ask your librarian for details. This program is for teens ages 12-17. Summer1

Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:15pm

A Universe of Stories: Drop Everything and Read!

Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

Beaches Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
4:30pm to 4:45pm

Drop Everything and Read!

Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

University Park Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
4:30pm to 4:45pm

Drop Everything & Read!

Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
5:30pm to 5:45pm

Drop Everything And Read!

Take a break from the summer heat and join library staffers as we read out loud for 15 minutes every day! We'll read our favorite books to you, and you might even decide to check out a copy of the title for yourself. Summer1

Highlands Regional Library
Jul 16 2019 -
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

Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 16 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm

Conversation Essentials-ESOL Conversation Group

This free class offers a conversational English practice session for English language learners. Participants practice their speaking skills through facilitator prompted topics.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Jul 17 2019 -
10:15am to 10:40am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. Storytime1

Maxville Branch Library
Jul 17 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Summer1

Jacksonville Public Library