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San Marco Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
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, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1

Main Library
Dec 21 2018 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Babies Read Play and Learn

Babies Read, Play, and Learn – A short lap-sit story time for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, movement activities, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Main Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:00am to 12:15pm

Sewing Machine Skills: Make a Quilt Square

Join us in the Jax Makerspace to develop your sewing machine skills! With guided instruction, you will use the Makerspace's sewing machines to create a quilt square. We recommend completing Introduction to Sewing Machines before taking this class. Participants will take a completed quilt square home.

Attendance is limited so registration is suggested. Register here: https://bit.ly/2re0oyM

Main Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

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

Pablo Creek Regional Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:00am to 11:25am

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. Winter1

Highlands Regional Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:05am to 11:30am

Help Me Grow, Play, and Learn - Toddler Storytime

This story time focuses on providing opportunities for parents with very young children 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.
10:45 – A sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
11:05 – A short story time for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. Storytime1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:15am to 11:45am

Santa Stops 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

South Mandarin Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:15am to 12:00pm

Santa Stops 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

West Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:15am to 12:15pm

Little Movers and Shakers

This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Specific ages may be targeted for a more effective program (for example, Toddler Music & Movement). Attendance is limited*. Other1

Southeast Regional Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

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.

Main Library
Dec 21 2018 -
11:35am to 12:05pm

Story Art

Story Art – This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and explorations that promote basic art skills while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Attendance is limited*.
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Pablo Creek Regional Library
Dec 21 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 2 class meets once 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 21 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Mid-Term Game Break!

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

Main Library
Dec 21 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Lab

Free computer access for job applications, online classes, e-gov services, email and individual work. E-specialists will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance on computers, devices, downloadable media and email.

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Dec 21 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:45pm

1 on 1 tech tutoring (Tutoria Individual)

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 jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

West Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm

1-on-1 Tech Tutoring by Appointment

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 https://jpl.libcal.com/booking/techtutor. Please visit or call your local branch if you need help booking an appointment.

University Park Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Interactive Murder Mystery Game

When players become the suspects in an interactive game based on the board game Clue. Only 12 player spaces available. Other1

West Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Winter Holidays Fun!

Calling all kids! You're invited to a Winter Holidays program that includes I Never Holiday Edition, a paper ball snowball fight and paper plate ice skating. Winter in Florida fun for all! Winter1

Brown Eastside Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Robot Derby: Spheros

Come join us for a fun hands-on experience with Sphero robots. Can you make it through our robot obstacle course? Come and take a test drive! (STEM)

San Marco Branch Library
Dec 21 2018 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm

Polar Express the Movie

Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.winter1

Jacksonville Public Library