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West Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
10:40am to 11:40am

Santa Visit and Photo Ops

Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1 Winter1

University Park Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Alzheimer's Association presents Dementia Conversations

These ongoing workshops will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, making legal and financial plans, and much more! #jpl50

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This storytime is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The storytime includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
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Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

ESOL Classes

These small group classes are for English language learners through the Center for Adult Learning. There are 4 levels of classes that meet twice a week for 90 minutes. Registration is required.
The Center for Adult Learning offers four levels of English classes. An assessment is required for class enrollment. Please call 630-2426 for more information and to schedule an assessment.

Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Toddlers Read, Play, and Learn

Toddlers Read, Play, and Learn – A short story time for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

University Park Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Social Time: Art Exploration

Please join us for a socialization based art activity with your child ages birth to 5 years old that will immediately follow story time. ArtsandCrafts1

University Park Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

ESOL Classes

This small group class is for English language learners through the Center for Adult Learning. This Level 1-2 class meets twice a week for 90 minutes. Registration is required.

The Center for Adult Learning offers four levels of English classes. An assessment is required for class enrollment. Please call 630-2426 for more information and to schedule an assessment.

Westbrook Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring

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 jaxpubliclibrary.org/eservices/one-one-tech-help. Please visit or call your local library branch if you need help booking an appointment.(Topics 1)

Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Heartfulness Meditation

Come on your lunch break and let a certified Heartfulness Meditation instructor teach you how to unwind and get in touch with your inner light. health1

Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ukulele Lessons

Come try a ukulele in the Jax Makerspace! Ukuleles are a great instrument for beginners. An instructor will be present to teach basic notes, chords, and other beginner ukulele knowledge. Learn to reserve and use a ukulele at the Main Library! Three ukuleles and tuners will be provided for student use.

Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Reality Open House

Experience virtual reality in the Jax Makerspace! Learn how to use the equipment and try one of the VR immersive experiences. Pre-registration is suggested at https://bit.ly/2zJtidZ.

Main Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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. This class is recommended for adults with intermediate level or above English speaking skills. No registration required.

Southeast Regional Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

ESOL Classes

This small group class is for English language learners through the Center for Adult Learning. This Level 2 class meets twice a week for 90 minutes. Registration is required.

The Center for Adult Learning offers four levels of English classes. An assessment is required for class enrollment. Please call 630-2426 for more information and to schedule an assessment.

Regency Square Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm

Mid-Term Game Break!

Teens are invited to come in play games, hangout and relax after their mid-term exams! Ages 13-18. Games1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Opportunity Works GED Classes

Opportunity Works GED Classes with Ashley.

Graham Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Help Me Grow, Play, and Learn

This story time focuses on providing opportunities for parents with babies or toddlers to interact and learn together. This program will include rhymes, songs, movement activities, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
1:00-1:15: Baby storytime
1:15-1:40: Sensory Playtime
1:40-2:00: Toddler storytime
Storytime1 Winter1

Regency Square Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:00pm

Young Children Read Play and Learn

This storytime is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The storytime includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1, Winter1

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 20 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Learn Conversational Spanish

Come learn with us at the library. This interactive series include Transparent Language Online training, practice conversation in Spanish, access to free practice resources, and all things Spanish. Hispanic1

Beaches Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring

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 jaxpubliclibrary.org/eservices/one-one-tech-help. Please visit or call your local library branch if you need help booking an appointment.

Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Chair Yoga

Learn how to do modified yoga poses in a chair. Everyone is invited to take part in these free sessions of chair yoga, which will be led by a certified yoga teacher. Come to all classes or take as many as you'd like. JPL50

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