Search the Catalog

Events & Classes

All Classes & Events



All Libraries:

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Read with Spirit the Dog

Join us and say "Hello" to Spirit, a therapy dog who loves to listen to children read. Bring the kids and let them practice their reading skills with a very patient and loving dog.
Bookclub1

Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

One Person Can Change the World!

Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech changed the world! We'll be discussing his famous words, then making a 3D cardboard representation of the National Mall during the March on Washington, 1963. For school age children. Join us in the children’s department for something new to do on Early Dismissal Wednesday. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

ESOL Class

Free library program for English language learners. Registration required for enrollment. Call the Center for Adult Learning at 904-630-2426 for level placement assessment. Registration is open all year.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Ranger the R.E.A.D. Dog

Join us as we welcome Ranger, a therapy dog who loves to listen to
children read. Bring the kids and let them practice their reading skills with a patient and loving therapy dog. For children ages 12 and under. Other1

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Potato Chip Lab

How did a black police officer infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan to take it down from the inside? Find out as we watch Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, the phenomenal true story, in honor of Black History Month. blackhistory1 Black History Month

San Marco Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Teen Art Club: Radiant Child- Basquiat

This teen program will introduce the life of an unconventional artist and encourage participants to tell their own stories through art. For teens ages 12-18. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Westbrook Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

ARTrageous

Each month we will learn about a different artist, study their work, and create inspired art. (ArtsCrafts1)

Brentwood Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Early Release: Building with Bricks

Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks. Join in optional challenges or build anything your imagination can create! Stem1

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Open GED Registration/Testing

Location: Adult Learning Center

Adults, 18 and over can register for free GED classes at the various locations within the city of Jacksonville. Call 904-765-5402, ext 247 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcome!

Argyle Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Wacky Wednesday

School Agers and Tweens join us in creating cool crafts, playing games, or other fun activities! For kids ages 5 - 12. ArtsCrafts1 Gaming1

Main Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Introduction to Keyboarding

This class is intended to give a basic overview of the keyboard and some of the most commonly used keys. You will also spend time on some exercises which will allow you to practice. (Keyboarding1)

Highlands Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:00pm 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 branch if you need help booking an appointment.

South Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

With Books and Bricks

Join us for fun and informative African American History Month program all about Booker T. Washington. Join us as we read a story, construct our own schools and discuss the importance of access to education. Blackhistory1 Black History Month

Regency Square Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Almost to Freedom

Meet Cicely Pontitlet a ranger of the Timucan Ecological and Historic Preserve who will teach us about Black History month and show us how to make a rag doll of your very own. BlackHistory1 Black History Month

West Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Tech Time

Join us as we explore everything from robots to coding and all sorts of tech in between in new and different ways each time. Other1

University Park Branch Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Teen Zone

Out of school? Need something to do? Then come out to our new Teen Zone! Want to play games, make art projects, eat some snacks, listen to music, or just hang out with your friends? When school is out, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. this is your space! Other1

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Conversation Essentials

Free Conversational English workshop for English language learners. The workshop is recommended for adults with intermediate or above English speaking skills. No registration required.

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

ESOL Class

Free library program for English language learners. Registration required for enrollment. Call the Center for Adult Learning at 904-630-2426 for level placement assessment. Registration is open all year.

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Budding Scientists (STEM Fun for Everyone!)

Students from the Science National Honor Society at Atlantic Coast High School will present kid-friendly science facts and activities. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us for this fun and informative program!

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 20 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

MS Office 2016: Excel 3

Learn more functions and features in MS Excel 2016 to retrieve and analyze data. Learn how to use the VLOOKUP function, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, create Sparklines, and use conditional formatting and more.

Jacksonville Public Library