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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 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
Storytime1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! After his visit, you’re invited to stay for holiday stories and songs!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
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. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Please join us for Mr. Paul's Painting program. During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate painting activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 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.
Storytime1
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Have you ever longed to design your own videogames, become a hacker, or to discover how computers function? Are you a Minecraft or a Roblox enthusiast? Take the first step in learning how to code by joining us at the Argyle Library for Coding with Minecraft: Hour of Code, where you’ll have the opportunity to flex your brainy brawn all while playing a unique version of Minecraft! Winter1 Stem1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Hour of Code: Coding with Minecraft
Curious about coding? Like Minecraft? Join us for this Hour of Code program where you get to design the game! Using blocks of code, you’ll create your own adventure.
HourofCode1
Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and creativity! The library will supply the inspiration and the building supplies! We will read a book and challenge you to create a LEGO® bricks masterpiece. Ages 6-12 Stem1
This is a Ride to Read Program.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The hour of code is a one hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of computer coding. All students welcome. HourofCode1 Winter1
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Curious about coding? Like Minecraft? Join us for this Hour of Code program where you get to design the game! Using blocks of code, you’ll create your own adventure. HourofCode1 Winter1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A LEAP OUTREACH PROGRAM WILL BE PERFORMED FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD AT BRENTWOOD HEADSTART.
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
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.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 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 children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (winter1)
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself! (winter1)

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
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
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Winter1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtCraft1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 and comprehension. An art activity follows storytime.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
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
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
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 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 09, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.
Storytime1 ArstCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
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. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
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, December 09, 2016
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 appropriate activities that promote all areas of development. Storytime1.
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years with adult. Our program includes songs, stories and musical instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. (winter1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 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
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes activities that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows...
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 09, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come and Learn Coding basics! Using a hands on project learn how a computer sends and receives data. (STEM1) Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Curious about coding? Like Minecraft? Join us for this Hour of Code program where you get to design the game! Using blocks of code, you’ll create your own adventure. HourofCode1 Winter1
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Are you preparing to do a history fair? Looking for inspiration or help along the way? Great! Join library staff as we take you through the project, guiding you to a variety of useful library resources. Research1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
One hour program for ages 6-12 year olds to play and enjoy chess. Basic knowledge of chess needed. Sign up day of program. (Games1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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)
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension.
Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 10, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the Children's Department for iReady Lab time! Space is limited.
Stem1 Winter1

Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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, December 10, 2016
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
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 10, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come celebrate Christmas-Beach Style! Speak with a local lifeguard and then join us for Christmas crafts. Winter1, ArtsCrafts1
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us as we explore the world around us through experimentation and hands on activities.
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chess is much more than just a game. Chess is an excellent way to build your child's problem solving skills, while also strengthening their overall academic performance.(Games1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Is Origami Yoda Real? Can a paper finger puppet really spread wisdom and sage advice? You decide! Join us as we read excerpts from Tom Angleberger's "Strange Case of the Origami Yoda", play Pin the Bow on the Droid and learn to make your own Origami Yoda! Afterward we'll watch the new Lego Star Wars movie "The New Yoda Chronicles." Winter1
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Beginners and experts are invited to join us for an afternoon of crochet. All materials are supplied. Everyone Welcome!(winter1)
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Are you a smart cookie? Test out your gingerbread man knowledge and bring the traditional story to life through readers’ theater, food crafting and more! Winter1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for I-Ready Lab time! In addition to i-Ready, you will be able to work on Achieve 3000m BrainFuse(online tutoring), ABCmouse and more educational software. Headphones will be provided!
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
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
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Shapes of Flakes
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! Winter1
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate the holiday season with stories, books, games, and music.
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime 1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Santa Stops and Photo Ops
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time.
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This English/Spanish 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
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes structured play and activities which promote pre-literacy skills. Join us as we play, learn and laugh. Other1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon movie in the Children's theater.

Synopsis: Weary St. Nick foregoes his gift-giving journey leaving Mrs. Claus and two elves to reawaken the Christmas spirit in Santa and the world's children.

All ages welcome, children under 8 must be accompanied. Rated G.

Movie1 Winter1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun STEAM activities and games focusing on one of the STEAM concepts of science, technology, engineering, arts, or math! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-litaracy 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 35 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
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. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Please join us for Mr. Paul's Painting program. During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate painting activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For school age children. Join us on early dismissal Wednesdays for something fun and new to do! Other1 Winter1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us in the Children's Department for some afterschool fun! Each week we will feature different crafts, games, or other fun activities. ArtsCrafts1
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for fun after school activities. Learn about snow, make ornaments and peppermint slime, and other fun holiday activities. Age 5-12. Winter1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Gingerbread Cookie Fun Fest!
December ___ at _____
Children and their families are invited to a fun afternoon of gingerbread cookie decorating and holiday stories!
This program is intended for children ages 5-12. Space is limited.
Winter1
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come to the library on your early release day and enjoy fun and educational programs such as crafts, fandom fun and more!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 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.
Storytime1
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories and a fun cooking activity! This program encourages creativity and develops creative thinking.
Please call 778-7305 extension 4 for details. For ages 5 to 12. Stem1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
School Agers and Tweens join us in creating cool crafts or playing board games every Early Release Wednesday starting @ 3:30 p.m.! Kids ages 5- 12!!! ArtsCrafts1 Gaming1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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, December 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
For School Age Children. This program is designed to get kids interested in the subjects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Come join us as we explore these subjects with experiments and challenges. STEM1, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us in celebrating the holidays around the world. We will read stories, make crafts and share a snack. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Ready for a mental roadtrip? Join Jacksonville Public Library’s first ever Read 66 campaign, where we’ll go on a journey to rediscover America’s national parks and create map artwork to celebrate 66 days of reading.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Read66 Winter1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come and enjoy some family fun as you decorate a Gingerbread house together! One house per family and pre-registration is required. Space is limited to the first 10 families who register. Stop by to sign up or call us 630-1050.

Registration required.



Other1 Winter1
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (winter1)
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
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
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us at Maxville Branch Library for a Holiday Cook-a-Book. We will discuss a seasonal-themed book, and create an edible holiday decoration. Winter1 Bookclub1 ArtsCraft1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1 Winter1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the traditions and meaning of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Enjoy the music, candle lighting, and history of the celebration. Learn how to play the dreidel top game with chocolate coins. Culturalfusion1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtCraft1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
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
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
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 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 16, 2016
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
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes activities that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.
Storytime1 ArstCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
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. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
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, December 16, 2016
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 appropriate activities that promote all areas of development. Storytime1.
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years with adult. Our program includes songs, stories and musical instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. (winter1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 16, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Children will make a gingerbread house using graham crackers. (winter1)
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself! Winter1

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 17, 2016
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)
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Alligator Couch
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the Children's Department for iReady Lab time! Space is limited.
Stem1 Winter1

Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 17, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come celebrate everyone's favorite building blocks with a special hour of fun. Join us for an informative presentation and building challenge. Meet the challenge and earn a prize! For ages 12 and under. SEATING IS LIMITED. PICK UP A TICKET AT THE CHILDREN'S DESK. Other1, Winter1
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For children ages 6 and older. This program features a short book discussion from the children's library and a related craft or activity. Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month. Bookclub1 Winter1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring the family to celebrate the holidays by making a candy-covered gingerbread house out of graham crackers and a wonderful assortment of colorful candies! Is it more fun to build or to eat a gingerbread house? Join us and find out!

For children of all ages with parent/caregiver.
Registration is required. Please register all family members.


ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.(Movie1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for I-Ready Lab time! In addition to i-Ready, you will be able to work on Achieve 3000m BrainFuse(online tutoring), ABCmouse and more educational software. Headphones will be provided!
Location
Electronic Classroom
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
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 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
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
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Christmas under the sea. We'll listen to stories, play bingo, enjoy a craft, and a small treat!
Winter1
Location
Children's Alligator Couch
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to five years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime 1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This English/Spanish 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
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes structured play and activities which promote pre-literacy skills. Join us as we play, learn and laugh. Other1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
i-Ready, Achieve3000 & Homework Time
Bring your log-in & passwords and join us in the E-Classroom for computer-based homework time! Work on i-Ready, Achieve3000, ABC Mouse, Cool Math, and more.
Space is limited. Please bring your own Headphones. Limited number of earbuds are available.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Play super hero games and discover your own super power.
For ages 6 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Stem1 Winter1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun STEAM activities and games focusing on one of the STEAM concepts of science, technology, engineering, arts, or math! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 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
Storytime1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program incorporates the six pre-litaracy 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 35 kids.
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
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. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
The Students from the Atlantic Coast High School's Science National Honor Society will be hosting a series of science demonstrations and activities. This program is open to school age kids ages 5-12, and teens ages 12-18.
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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
Feel free to bring your own headphones!
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children will explore the similarities and differences between the various versions of The Gingerbread Man story, as well as participate in reader’s theater and a food craft activity. This will result in the necessary skills of creativity and literacy as well as support the developmental asset of reading for pleasure.Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and creativity! The library will supply the inspiration and the building supplies! We will read a book and challenge you to create a LEGO® bricks masterpiece. Ages 6-12 Stem1
This is a Ride to Read Program.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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. Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 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 children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (winter1)
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us at Maxville Branch Library for an hour of creating holiday ornaments and cards. Winter1 STEM1 ArtsCrafts1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1 winter1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Christmas lights may be twinkling red and green, but Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues. To get in the holiday spirit, he takes Lucy's advice and directs the Christmas play. And what's a Christmas play without a Christmas tree? But everyone makes fun of the short, spindly nevergreen Charlie Brown brings back - until the real meaning of Christmas works its magic once again. (Movie1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join us at the Webb Wesconnett Library for a showing of the Polar Express! Wear your pajamas! Light refreshments provided.
Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Utilizing an open-source beats production program and library equipment, participants will be able to create their own individualized beat-tracks (instrumentals). Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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, Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes structured play and activities which promote pre-literacy skills. Join us as we play, learn and laugh. Other1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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 A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Wave your hand. Shake your hips. The magic of full-body game control comes alive. Now you're at the center of a new entertainment experience.(Winter1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ready for a mental roadtrip? Join Jacksonville Public Library’s first ever Read 66 campaign, where we’ll go on a journey to rediscover America’s national parks and create map artwork to celebrate 66 days of reading. Read66 Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
i-Ready, Achieve3000 & Homework Time
Bring your log-in & passwords and join us in the E-Classroom for computer-based homework time! Work on i-Ready, Achieve3000, ABC Mouse, Cool Math, and more.
Space is limited. Please bring your own Headphones. Limited number of earbuds are available.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon movie in the Children's theater.

Synopsis:
When Puppy Paws, the fun-loving son of Santa Paws, gets tired of the North Pole, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. But when the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt and the world begins to forget the true meaning of the season, it's up to Puppy Paws and his newfound Buddies to save Christmas.
All ages welcome, children under 8 must be accompanied. Rated G.

Movie1 Winter1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun STEAM activities and games focusing on one of the STEAM concepts of science, technology, engineering, arts, or math! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for Highlands Game Day as we enjoy board games and snacks! Free and open to the public! All ages!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 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
Storytime1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Please join us for Mr. Paul's Painting program. During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate painting activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Add a special twist to your holiday celebration with Holiday Origami. They're sure to brighten up any celebration! (Winter1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ring in the New Year with science! Join as we make confetti eruptions, see fireworks in a jar, and other fun activities. Ages 6-12. Winter1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Calling all Pokémon fans! Come and share all things Pokémon, such as movies, books, and card games! Anyone ages 8-18 are welcome. Other1, Winter1
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Ready for a mental roadtrip? Join Jacksonville Public Library’s first ever Read 66 campaign, where we’ll go on a journey to rediscover America’s national parks and create map artwork to celebrate 66 days of reading. Read66 Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake!
Ages 6 to 12
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Winter1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
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.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 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 children.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (winter1)
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 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. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
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
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
There will be activities and entertainment for people of all ages, including crafts and stories for kids, and music and refreshments for all. (Winter1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Looking for something to do on your winter break? Join us for a movie day! We will show Zootopia and have popcorn. This movie is rated PG. Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us to welcome winter in Florida with some winter crafts in our library. Winter1, ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us as we say goodbye to 2016 with New Years Eve edibles.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Room A
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Winter1 Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come out and play board games at the library! Bring your own games or play games provided by the library. Bring your own friends or make new ones today!

All ages are welcome; please be sure the games you bring are family-friendly!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Have you ever wondered why it doesn't snow in Florida? Join Leap and Beep, the cloud sheep, as they tell us the reason why. The show will take place in the children's department and will be followed by a short craft as well. Other1 Winter1
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Girls in grades 4-6 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
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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 A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtCraft1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 and comprehension. An art activity follows storytime.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
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
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
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 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 30, 2016
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
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.
Storytime1 ArstCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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 A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
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, December 30, 2016
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 appropriate activities that promote all areas of development. Storytime1.
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years with adult. Our program includes songs, stories and musical instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. (winter1)
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes activities that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows...
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
During this program, children ages 5 and under are introduced to developmentally appropriate craft activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 30, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A Library Scavenger Hunt will give your kids a reason to explore your local library in a way that they never have before. Hopefully along the way, they’ll discover some gems that they didn’t know the library possessed.(Winter1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come play board, card, and video games at the Westbrook library! (Games1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us as we ring in the new year at the Southeast Regional Public Library. There will be stories, crafts and a special snack to celebrate 2017.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
We'll play games, complete puzzles, explore different dinosaurs and ring in the new year with a apple juice toast and party hats!
winter1
Location
Children's Alligator Couch
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, December 31, 2016
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)
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 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.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the Children's Department for iReady Lab time! Space is limited.
Stem1 Winter1

Location
Children's Area
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
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, December 31, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Learn the basics of chess and enjoy playing with fellow chess enthusiasts. This is a school age program. (Games1)
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 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, December 31, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon of movies and refreshments.
Come view the 2016 release of the Jungle Book (PG rating). Movie1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for fun and games. Bring a friend. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. Just a few of the games available to play include: puzzles, Pictionary, Monopoly and chess. (Games1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:35 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 A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This English/Spanish 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
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
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
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes structured play and activities which promote pre-literacy skills. Join us as we play, learn and laugh. Other1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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 A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 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.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
In this program, 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. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
i-Ready, Achieve3000 & Homework Time
Bring your log-in & passwords and join us in the E-Classroom for computer-based homework time! Work on i-Ready, Achieve3000, ABC Mouse, Cool Math, and more.
Space is limited. Please bring your own Headphones. Limited number of earbuds are available.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
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. Winter1
Art Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun STEAM activities and games focusing on one of the STEAM concepts of science, technology, engineering, arts, or math! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Build a parachute that really works! Join us for this fun engineering activity that will get the children using their problem solving skills to figure out the best way to make things work. This program is for children ages 5-12.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and creativity! The library will supply the inspiration and the building supplies! We will read a book and challenge you to create a LEGO® bricks masterpiece. Ages 6-12 Stem1
This is a Ride to Read Program.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
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.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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 will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 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. (winter1)
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 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. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
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
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
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 Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come join us to produce a variety of art that expresses your unique, creative side. With the aim to inspire in mind, supplies will differ each week so the outcome will never be the same. This is your chance to show the world what lies inside! Ages 6-12.
Attendance is limited
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main 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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