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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp culminating with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited please contact the branch for details*. STORYTIME1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Growing up is hard to do, and no one knows that better than poor picked-on Poindexter. Join this life-sized frog in a fun, interactive program that will encourage all children to be heroes in their communities. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Jacksonville Zoo: Zoofari Outreach
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5
which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in
a social setting. Other1


Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Do you have what it takes? Find the hero within and create your own superhero identity! Join us each week as we explore the qualities and attributes of superheroes through literacy enrichment activities. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the Customer Service Desk.(Other1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Registration is required.
Science Superheroes is a STEM program which will introduce children to various fields of science. For ages 8 to 12. Please register at the desk.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Reduce, the alien, has come to earth in search of a better source of light to take back home to planet GoGreen. Can you help him be an interplanetary hero? Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the "super" sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this interactive music program.
Music1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children will learn about Japan through books on Sumo and creating candy sushi.STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Traditional folks songs and original songs about heroes and people of interest. Al Poindexter is a Jacksonville folk musician who teaches and entertains using Florida lore and history. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Summer Learning Program: Greek Myths and Art *Attendence is limited please contact the branch for details.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6 and older are invited come have fun decorating jester masks and sharing jokes.
Art Club meets every other Tuesday at 4:00pm.
ArtsCrafts1 HumorFest

Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Special presenters each week will be doing programs for ages 5-12 around this summer's theme: "Every Hero has a Story" Limited attendance. Other1
Location
Room A
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Tutoring
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult. It
includes stories, books, fingerplays, rhymes & music to promote
building vocabulary and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. Ages 3-5 welcome. Program limited to the first 25 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and other activities that promote language and pre-literacy skills.*Caregivers are expected to wait in the children's department. Sign up at the Children's desk. Storytime1
Location
Study Room 121
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 18 months to 3 years are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close- up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals biology and habitats. For Children ages 5- 12. Stem1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Storytime1
Location
Room B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Science Superheroes
What do Ironman, Batman, and the Hulk have in common? Their alter egos are scientists! Take on the role of scientist
superhero as you explore six scientific concepts and innovations through hands-on experimentation. Activities
encourage use of the scientific method and careful observation. Projects build upon library resources and introduce
foundational concepts of science and experimentation. Children ages 8- 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to
the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s
department. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description

Barry Hinnant: Magic is Super
Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over 15 on-stage kids to assist in magical routines. For children ages 5-12.
(Other1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Superhero Training Camp is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover the superhero within them. Week 1- Identity. Children will create their own superhero identity and costume elements. Week 2- Superpowers. Children will explore superpowers in literature and determine what their own superpower would be. Week 3- Strength. Children will explore their physical superhero strength. Week 4- Courage. Children will face their fears and become brave superheroes. Week 5- Gadgets. Children will explore superheroes who do not have superpowers and create their own super gadgets. Week 6- Battle! Children will fight an epic battle against a series of villains. This program can only accommodate the first 20 kids.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Traditional folks songs and original songs about heroes and people of interest. Al Poindexter is a Jacksonville folk musician who teaches and entertains using Florida lore and history. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department. "This program is full. Add your name to the waiting list at the desk 1 hour before the start of the program."
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Oh, no! All the storybook characters are in disarray. But fear not! For whatever the trouble, whether real or imagined, hero dog Super Skeeter is here to save the day! Disclaimer: Curious Moon Puppets is not responsible if Skeeter makes things worse. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.

Other 1 EVERY
Location
Community Room A & B - No Longer Available to Reserve
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover various types of superheroes through literature. Children will participate in storytime activities and themed activities, including making snacks. This program is for children ages 5-8. (Other)
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 with an adult. The program can include stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and crafts that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. This program is limited to the first 20 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Due to limited spacing, all groups must preregister by contacting (904)630-2417. BookClub1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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. We will conclude with a related art project.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Day Camp Visit
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Day camp visit
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Cotton Candy the Clown: Every Hero Has a Story
Join Cotton Candy for an interactive comedic magical storytelling show. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children's Summer Programming: Tree Hill Nature Preserve with JEA: The Search for a Better Light. Reduce, the alien, has come to earth in search of a better source of light to take back home to planet
GoGreen. Can you help him be an interplanetary hero? Children ages 5
- 12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Summer library program that follows the theme of "Every Hero Has a Story"
Intended for children ages 5-12
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Be a hero at home after this hands-on, interactive program designed to teach children about electricity and how to conserve energy. Prepare to be shocked- literally! Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your friends, your imagination, and your creativity to the Library LEGO club. From buildings to action figures - design, build, and invent with LEGOs at this fun and creative program for children ages 5-12. Younger children may attend with adult supervision. Legos will be provided.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come learn the basics of the keyboard and how to type properly on the computer. Topics1.
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Tour, storytime, and craft.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building...
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Calling all readers!! Meet with a "super" reading buddy every week and discover something new and creative through the pages of a book. For children ages 6- 11.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years and their families. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
These programs engage children in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Specific projects may explore concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and involve experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Take an amazing look at how your life and community are supported by a variety of heroes, not
only from the human community but the natural and animal worlds as well. This program will highlight library resources
and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children
who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over 15 on-stage kids to assist in magical routines. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome. BookClub1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Willowbranch library is currently closed, this program will take place at the Murray Hill Library (918 Edgewood Ave S., 32205)

Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over 15 on-stage kids to assist in magical routines. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us Fridays at 4:00pm to design a superhero! We'll be brainstorming backstories, drawing up danger, planning paragraphs, and making vicious villains!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. The program includes stories, nursery rhymes and songs that promote a diverse educaional literature. The storytime also includes an accompnaying craft...
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children will learn about a variety of Heros in Fiction and non-fiction and "cook" a treat to go with the theme.
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited please contact the branch for details*. STORYTIME1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
JPL Presents: Comic Hero Creations
Join us as have fun with comic book characters Babymouse and Squish! Create your own comic. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. BookClub1

***This program is full. Add your name to the waiting list at the desk 1 hour before the start of the program.
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5
which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in
a social setting. Other1


Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Do you have what it takes? Find the hero within and create your own superhero identity! Join us each week as we explore the qualities and attributes of superheroes through literacy enrichment activities. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the Customer Service Desk.(Other1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join Cotton Candy for an interactive comedic magical storytelling show. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Registration is required.
Science Superheroes is a STEM program which will introduce children to various fields of science. For ages 8 to 12. Please register at the desk.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Traditional folks songs and original songs about heroes and people of interest. Al Poindexter is a Jacksonville folk musician who teaches and entertains using Florida lore and history. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals' biology and habitats.
Stem1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Children will read about everyday kids who take on superhero personas and consider their own superhero nature.STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the many animals of Wild Wonders for a program full of stories, humor and interaction with small mammals and reptiles. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Summer Learning Program: Greek Myths and Art *Attendence is limited please contact the branch for details.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Elementary Education students from Jones College will spend 6 weeks from Tuesday June 21-Tuesday July 21 offering free tutoring for students in grades K-5. Each tutor will be able to tutor no more than 4 kids. If you are interested please pre-register as availability will be limited. You can pre-register by coming to the Murray Hill Library and registering at the front desk or by calling the Murray Hill Library.
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Special presenters each week will be doing programs for ages 5-12 around this summer's theme: "Every Hero has a Story" Limited attendance. Other1
Location
Room A
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult. It
includes stories, books, fingerplays, rhymes & music to promote
building vocabulary and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. Ages 3-5 welcome. Program limited to the first 25 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and other activities that promote language and pre-literacy skills.*Caregivers are expected to wait in the children's department. Sign up at the Children's desk. Storytime1
Location
Study Room 121
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 18 months to 3 years are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over 15 on- stage kids to assist in magical routines. Children ages 5- 12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Storytime1
Location
Room B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Science Superheroes
What do Ironman, Batman, and the Hulk have in common? Their alter egos are scientists! Take on the role of scientist
superhero as you explore six scientific concepts and innovations through hands-on experimentation. Activities
encourage use of the scientific method and careful observation. Projects build upon library resources and introduce
foundational concepts of science and experimentation. Children ages 8- 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to
the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s
department. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic.
Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome.

(Other1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Superhero Training Camp is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover the superhero within them. Week 1- Identity. Children will create their own superhero identity and costume elements. Week 2- Superpowers. Children will explore superpowers in literature and determine what their own superpower would be. Week 3- Strength. Children will explore their physical superhero strength. Week 4- Courage. Children will face their fears and become brave superheroes. Week 5- Gadgets. Children will explore superheroes who do not have superpowers and create their own super gadgets. Week 6- Battle! Children will fight an epic battle against a series of villains. This program can only accommodate the first 20 kids.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department. "This program is full. Add your name to the waiting list at the desk 1 hour before the start of the program."
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the “super” sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this
interactive music program. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.


MUSIC1 EVERY
Location
Community Room A & B - No Longer Available to Reserve
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Description
A school age program where youth create with legos (Stem)
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover various types of superheroes through literature. Children will participate in storytime activities and themed activities, including making snacks. This program is for children ages 5-8. (Other)
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 with an adult. The program can include stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and crafts that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. This program is limited to the first 20 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about
the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Due to limited seating, all groups must preregister by contacting (904)630-2417. STEM1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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. We will conclude with a related art project.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Al Poindexter: Who Is Your Hero?
Traditional folks songs and original songs about heroes and people of interest. Al Poindexter is a Jacksonville folk musician who teaches and entertains using Florida lore and history. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children's Summer Programming: Jacksonville Zoo: Zoofari Outreach
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5 - 12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Summer library program that follows the theme of "Every Hero Has a Story"
Intended for children ages 5-12
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome. BookClub1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join Cotton Candy for an interactive comedic magical storytelling show. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your friends, your imagination, and your creativity to the Library LEGO club. From buildings to action figures - design, build, and invent with LEGOs at this fun and creative program for children ages 5-12. Younger children may attend with adult supervision. Legos will be provided.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building...
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Calling all readers!! Meet with a "super" reading buddy every week and discover something new and creative through the pages of a book. For children ages 6- 11.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years and their families. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
These programs engage children in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Specific projects may explore concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and involve experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free summer lunches for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Take an amazing look at how your life and community are supported by a variety of heroes, not
only from the human community but the natural and animal worlds as well. This program will highlight library resources
and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children
who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the “super” sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this interactive music program. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join our favorite local balloon artist for an afternoon of balloon twisting fun. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Willowbranch library is currently closed, this program will take place at the Murray Hill Library (918 Edgewood Ave S., 32205)
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the “super” sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this interactive music program. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us Fridays at 4:00pm to design a superhero! We'll be brainstorming backstories, drawing up danger, planning paragraphs, and making vicious villains!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1)
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. The program includes stories, nursery rhymes and songs that promote a diverse educaional literature. The storytime also includes an accompnaying craft...
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Saturday school age program to feature cooking, science, art.... a "something" activity!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For children ages 6 and older. This program features a book discussion of a Sunshine State award winner and a related craft or activity. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Bookclub1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children will learn about a variety of Heros in Fiction and non-fiction and "cook" a treat to go with the theme.
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited please contact the branch for details*. STORYTIME1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the “super” sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this interactive music program. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
St. John’s Riverkeeper
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5
which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in
a social setting. Other1


Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides meals for children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Do you have what it takes? Find the hero within and create your own superhero identity! Join us each week as we explore the qualities and attributes of superheroes through literacy enrichment activities. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the Customer Service Desk.(Other1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Registration is required.
Science Superheroes is a STEM program which will introduce children to various fields of science. For ages 8 to 12. Please register at the desk.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join Cotton Candy for an interactive comedic magical storytelling show. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Other1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville's own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes.
STEM1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the hero inside of you as you groove to the “super” sounds of the legendary Bob Marley in this interactive music program. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Summer Learning Program: Greek Myths and Art *Attendence is limited please contact the branch for details.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Traditional folks songs and original songs about heroes and people of interest. Al Poindexter is a Jacksonville folk musician who teaches and entertains using Florida lore and history. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6 and older are invited to come draw, paint, and learn about art history. Art Club will help to promote creative thinking and creative expression with open-ended projects inspired by famous works from art history.
Art Club will meet every other Tuesday at 4:00pm. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Elementary Education students from Jones College will spend 6 weeks from Tuesday June 21-Tuesday July 21 offering free tutoring for students in grades K-5. Each tutor will be able to tutor no more than 4 kids. If you are interested please pre-register as availability will be limited. You can pre-register by coming to the Murray Hill Library and registering at the front desk or by calling the Murray Hill Library.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Special presenters each week will be doing programs for ages 5-12 around this summer's theme: "Every Hero has a Story" Limited attendance. Other1
Location
Room A
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult. It
includes stories, books, fingerplays, rhymes & music to promote
building vocabulary and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. Ages 3-5 welcome. Program limited to the first 25 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and other activities that promote language and pre-literacy skills.*Caregivers are expected to wait in the children's department. Sign up at the Children's desk. Storytime1
Location
Study Room 121
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 18 months to 3 years are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Members of the audience will be outfitted with masks and costumes made from balloons as we tell a story about our hero pulled from classic stories, folktales, and myths (including our own modern myths and comics) to form one complete story. Children ages 5- 12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Storytime1
Location
Room B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5-12 are welcome. BookClub1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close-up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals' biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome.

(Other1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Superhero Training Camp is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover the superhero within them. Week 1- Identity. Children will create their own superhero identity and costume elements. Week 2- Superpowers. Children will explore superpowers in literature and determine what their own superpower would be. Week 3- Strength. Children will explore their physical superhero strength. Week 4- Courage. Children will face their fears and become brave superheroes. Week 5- Gadgets. Children will explore superheroes who do not have superpowers and create their own super gadgets. Week 6- Battle! Children will fight an epic battle against a series of villains. This program can only accommodate the first 20 kids.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Members of the audience will be outfitted with masks and costumes made from balloons as we tell a story about our hero pulled from classic stories, folktales, and myths (including our own modern myths from comics) to form one complete story. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. Children ages 5-8 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department. "This program is full. Add your name to the waiting list at the desk 1 hour before the start of the program."
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore
hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are
welcome. STEM1 EVERY
Location
Community Room A & B - No Longer Available to Reserve
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover your inner storyteller and create a puppet show! This six week literacy enrichment program will explore a traditional folk tale and teach basic puppetry skills as you create a script, props, and backdrop for a special puppet production. This program will highlight library resources and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5 – 12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover various types of superheroes through literature. Children will participate in storytime activities and themed activities, including making snacks. This program is for children ages 5-8. (Other)
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 with an adult. The program can include stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and crafts that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. This program is limited to the first 20 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Members of the audience will be outfitted with masks and costumes made from balloons as we tell a
story about our hero pulled from classic stories, folktales, and myths (including our own modern myths
from comics) to form one complete story. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Due to limited seating, all groups must preregister by contacting (904)630-2417 Other1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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. We will conclude with a related art project.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Fun Time Balloon Show: Hero Edition
Members of the audience will be outfitted with masks and costumes made from balloons as we tell a story about our hero pulled from classic stories, folktales, and myths (including our own modern myths from comics) to form one complete story. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children's Summer Programming: Ronald McDonald
Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. Come and greet Ronald! Children ages 5 - 12 are welcome. BookClub1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Summer library program that follows the theme of "Every Hero Has a Story"
Intended for children ages 5-12
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the year of the river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read books, explore hands-on activities and prepare children to be environmental superheroes. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Come learn the basics of the keyboard and how to type properly on the computer. Topics1.
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building...
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Calling all readers!! Meet with a "super" reading buddy every week and discover something new and creative through the pages of a book. For children ages 6- 11.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years and their families. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
These programs engage children in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Specific projects may explore concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and involve experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program at the reference desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Take an amazing look at how your life and community are supported by a variety of heroes, not
only from the human community but the natural and animal worlds as well. This program will highlight library resources
and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children
who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join our favorite local balloon artist for an afternoon of balloon twisting fun. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Members of the audience will be outfitted with masks and costumes made from balloons as we tell a story about our hero pulled from classic stories, folktales, and myths (including our own modern myths from comics) to form one complete story. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Willowbranch library is currently closed, this program will take place at the Murray Hill Library (918 Edgewood Ave S., 32205)
Join our favorite local balloon artist for an afternoon of balloon twisting fun. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Other1
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn to crochet or come crochet with other young crocheters. Share your stories and conversations and show off your finished pieces.
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us Fridays at 4:00pm to design a superhero! We'll be brainstorming backstories, drawing up danger, planning paragraphs, and making vicious villains!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. The program includes stories, nursery rhymes and songs that promote a diverse educaional literature. The storytime also includes an accompnaying craft...
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Description
Local author Monica Knight will be reading and signing her new book, The Adventures of Josh and Monkey: Next Time I will Obey. For readers ages 3-8. Other 1.
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children will learn about a variety of Heros in Fiction and non-fiction and "cook" a treat to go with the theme.Other1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited please contact the branch for details*. STORYTIME1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5
which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in
a social setting. Other1


Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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. Attendance is limited to 15 children plus their adult caregivers. Tickets are available 15 - 30 minutes before the program begins. (Storytime1)
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch program provides meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
We invite children ages 5-12 to come and learn about and experience Tai Chi. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that was developed to help a person's physical and emotional well-being. It helps to improve balance, concentration, flexibility, focus, attention and learning.
Other1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The KIDS are the Balloon Twisters! Everyone twists a flower, hat, and sword they get to keep and take home. The science of balloons is woven throughout the workshop. Both kids and parents enjoy learning balloon science basics. These interactive presentations incorporate a discussion of balloons and the environment. Children of all ages from kindergarten through middle school benefit from this program.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
TBA
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Testing Session
Location
Study Room 114
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
A short program for children walking to 36 months with an adult. It
includes stories, books, fingerplays, rhymes & music to promote
building vocabulary and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. Ages 3-5 welcome. Program limited to the first 25 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 18 months to 3 years are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Summer Program
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Storytime1
Location
Room B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years and their families. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music. (Storytime1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. Attendance is limited. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative expression and interpretation. (ArtsCrafts1)
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book is a series of 6 weekly programs that invites children to discover various types of superheroes through literature. Children will participate in storytime activities and themed activities, including making snacks. This program is for children ages 5-8. (Other)
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Music, puppets, and games!

Help your baby gain physical and mental strength, increase motor skills, and learn basic gymnastics.

Ages 0—5 welcome!

Sign up NOW at the front desk.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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. We will conclude with a related art project.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Reading programs
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Summer library program that follows the theme of "Every Hero Has a Story"
Intended for children ages 5-12
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your friends, your imagination, and your creativity to the Library LEGO club. From buildings to action figures - design, build, and invent with LEGOs at this fun and creative program for children ages 5-12. Younger children may attend with adult supervision. Legos will be provided.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
For kids ages 6 and older. This program features a book discussion of a children’s graphic novel title. Check the Children's department Information Desk to check out the current month's selection! Meets on the last Thursday of the month. Bookclub1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Children and parents are invited to come and participate in a family game night, fun for the whole family! We will be exploring activities that get everyone involved. Ages 0-99+
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Girls in grades 5-6 may bring their mother or significant woman in their lives to discuss the monthly selection. We'll also enjoy a fun activity and snacks.
Bookclub1
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building...
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Calling all readers!! Meet with a "super" reading buddy every week and discover something new and creative through the pages of a book. For children ages 6- 11.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years and their families. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
These programs engage children in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Specific projects may explore concepts such as cause/effect, creative interpretation and expression, and involve experimenting with different art mediums and tools to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
: Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for school aged children
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch provided for children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Regional Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Program provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission. (Other1)
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch community program
Location
Public Meeting Room A
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Go back in time to look for clues and uncover the mysteries of Greece through art and literature. Create art while learning about library resources that explore art concepts, art history, architecture, and artistic expression. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, togas not required. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 15 children who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What makes a hero? Take an amazing look at how your life and community are supported by a variety of heroes, not
only from the human community but the natural and animal worlds as well. This program will highlight library resources
and promote reading and learning. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Attendance will be limited to the first 20 children
who register, please sign up for this program now at the “Ask Here” desk in the children’s department.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Summer theater camp with a performance entitled "Dreams begin with dreamers" incorporating the library's Summer learning theme: Every Hero has a story. Youth will build self esteem, enhance language arts, interpersonal skills and learn the universal language of performing arts. The class will offer a field experience. For ages 8-13. (OTHER1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
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 according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. The program includes stories, nursery rhymes and songs that promote a diverse educaional literature. The storytime also includes an accompnaying craft...
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Saturday school age program to feature cooking, science, art.... a "something" activity!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Free lunch served here. Nutritious snacks and lunches served to children under 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities at the program sites to receive a meal; they just need to show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Summer lunch
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

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Important Messages
This summer, young children will have a super time with "Every Hero Has a Story", the Jacksonville Public Library’s Summer Learning Program.

Who
• Children Ages 0 - 12

When
• June 1 – August 15

Where
• All branches of the Jacksonville Public Library

How
• Sign up at your local library or online at jaxpubliclibrary.org
• Read! Children can bring their reading logs to the library as often as once per week to receive a weekly prize.*
• Children who read or listen to 10 books with a caregiver receive a free book!*
• Help your child complete the Superhero Activity Card (available here) to receive a special prize.*

Why
• Reading programs bolster skills and are free, convenient and fun.
• Studies abound that show the direct relationship between reading and academic gains.


*Prizes and free books available while supplies last. Prize distribution begins July 1.
Thank you to the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library and the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation for their generous support of our summer learning programs.

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