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Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

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

West Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
10:40am to 11:40am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

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

Main Library
Feb 21 2019 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

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.

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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
Feb 21 2019 -
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
Feb 21 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Social Time: Early Literacy Activity

Please join us for a socialization based early literacy session with your child ages birth to 5 years old that will immediately follow story time. We will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1

Main Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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

University Park Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

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.

Mandarin Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Southeast Regional Library
Feb 21 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Main Library
Feb 21 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Graham Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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
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Main Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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.

Note: Teens between the ages of 13-17 will need a waiver signed by their parent(s)/legal guardian prior to use of equipment.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Feb 21 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

MS Office 2016: Excel 2

Create more complex formulas. Work with basic functions such as sorting data, filtering data, and creating charts. Completion of Introduction to Excel class or previous experience with MS Excel is highly recommended.

Regency Square Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Feb 21 2019 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

FREE Tax Preparation by AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Jacksonville Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation partner each year to bring FREE tax preparation to the community. AARP Tax-Aide sites are serviced by IRS-certified volunteers that provide FREE tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. There is no income or age limit for assistance at AARP Tax-Aide sites; however, AARP sites cannot assist rental property owners or small business owners.

Beaches Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
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.

University Park Branch Library
Feb 21 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

MS Office 2016: Excel 4

Learn how to clean up worksheets by finding duplicates, using Data Validation, and using the TRIM function. Students will also learn more tips and functions to save time and be more productive. Attendance to a previous Excel class or previous Excel experience is highly recommended.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
Feb 21 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!

Jacksonville Public Library