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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun math games and a snack! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Study Room
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get Ready, Get Set, Read!” with Cotton Candy the Clown. We’ll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don’t Miss It! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 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, June 29, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set… Read! When reading and magic combine, it’s fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children ages 5 – 12. Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited.WINTER1
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 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. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore six countries by learning about their language, culture, and teh Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills.
Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
other1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning.
This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
ArtsCrafts1
Other1

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore 6 countries by learning about their language, culture and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join bestselling author Jennifer Swanson to try some of the fun challenges, brain teasers, and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES book. Using actual games included in the wildly popular National Geographic T.V. show, you will find yourself jumping, hopping, sitting, standing, and stretching your brain as you absorb all the mind-blowing facts about neuroscience. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 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, June 30, 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, June 30, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 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.
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 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, June 30, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12.
Seating is limited.
STEM1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities,food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12.

Other1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Rondald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set...Read! When reading and magic combine, it's fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children 5-12. Music1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Music Moves Us
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Bring your pajamas and your favorite snuggly stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. It’s time to cuddle up for sleepy time stories. This program is for ages 0-5 years with an adult caregiver. It includes stories, books, fingerplays, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Girls in grades 5-6 may bring their mother or significant woman in their lives to discuss the monthly selection. We'll also enjoy a fun activity and snacks.
Bookclub1
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 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, July 01, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 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
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 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.
ArtsCrafts1
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes rhymes, songs, finger-plays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to sign language and developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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.ArtsCrafts1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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, July 01, 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, July 01, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 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. Storytime1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Beat the summer heat and join us for a family friendly film.
Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What's better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for an interactive concert for kids. Enjoy a sampling of musical styles from around the world. Featured instruments include: sitar, bass and treble tanpuras, drone harp and the bluegrass dobro. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Basic Digital Photography for Teens
This class will take you through the basics of digital photography and camera fundamentals. Boost your photography skills by taking some of the mystery out of using DSLR cameras. We will introduce you to the basics of digital camera functions including automatic and manual settings. This class is for the novice or entry level photographer, who wants to gain better knowledge of digital cameras as a tool.
(Other1) (Topics1)
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 01, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. 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, July 02, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 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, July 02, 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, July 02, 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us the first Saturday of each month for a fun and easy craft.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 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, July 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years with an 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. (Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 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, July 02, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For School Age Children. This program will feature crafts and activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come join us for some fun experiments and unique challenges!
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chess is 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, July 02, 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 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, July 05, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:50 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, July 05, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Music class presented by Jax Music Together for infants, children, and the grownups who love them. for ages 0-5. (Storytime1)
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 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, July 05, 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, July 05, 2016
Time
11:00 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 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, July 05, 2016
Time
11:10 AM - 11:35 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5 which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in a social setting. Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Get Ready, Get Set, Read!” with Cotton Candy the Clown. We’ll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don’t Miss It! For children ages 5-12. Other1 Summer1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set… Read! When reading and magic combine, it’s fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children ages 5 – 12. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Tuesdays, June 21, 27 & July 5, 12, 19,
26 at 3 P.M. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6 and older are invited to come draw, paint, and learn about art history. Art Club will help to promote creative thinking and creative expression with open-ended projects inspired by famous works from art history.
Art Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun math games and a snack! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Study Room
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Celebrate our river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read The Raft and explore hands-on activities, including an animal artifact time to look at the animals that might be seen on the St. Johns River. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 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, July 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited.WINTER1
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 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.Library: Southeast Branch Library
(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us during the Summer Lunch program for some brain exercise! Michelle Kaiser will have math games galore. Games1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Sontag will be using musical activities to help build excitement about learning reading, language arts, and math. This interactive program gives children the opportunity to participate in a hands-on musical experience. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore six countries by learning about their language, culture, and teh Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills.
Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
other1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning.
This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
ArtsCrafts1
Other1

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the Rio de Janiero Summer Olympics with a South American animal adventure! Join the many animals of Wild Wonders for a program full of stories, humor and interaction with small mammals and reptiles. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore 6 countries by learning about their language, culture and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 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, July 07, 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, July 07, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 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. Storytime1
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 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.
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 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, July 07, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12.
Seating is limited.
Storytime1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities,food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics with a South American animal adventure! Join the many animals of Wild Wonders for a program full of stories, humor, and interaction with small mammals and reptiles. For children ages 5-12

STEM1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other 1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Sontag will be using musical activities to help build excitement about learning reading, language arts, and math. This interactive program gives children the opportunity to participate in a hands-on musical experience. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn to make your own wallet using origami technique. We will re-purpose old books and maps to make a unique wallet.
Tweens ages 10-14
#summer1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals' biology and habitats. For children 5-12. STEM1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your friends, your creativity, and your imagination to the library's LEGO time. Invent, design, and build with LEGOs at this fun and creative program for children ages 5-12. Younger children may attend with adult supervision. LEGOs are provided.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Music Moves Us
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Bring your pajamas and your favorite snuggly stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. It’s time to cuddle up for sleepy time stories. This program is for ages 0-5 years with an adult caregiver. It includes stories, books, fingerplays, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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, July 08, 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, July 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, 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, July 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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, July 08, 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.
ArtsCrafts1
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes rhymes, songs, finger-plays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to sign language and developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 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. 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 Branch
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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, July 08, 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, July 08, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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. Storytime1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission. .
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Beat the summer heat and join us for a family friendly film.
Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What’s better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join Mr. Al for sing along songs and get your body moving to the music. His concerts include songs and stories by Mr Al and his friends. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 08, 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)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. 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, July 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 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, July 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
Saturday, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 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
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 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, July 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 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
Location
Puppet Theater
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us in the children's department for a celebration of National Ice Cream Month! For families and children of all ages. Other1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
In Cook a Book, youth will celebrate the Olympic sport of weightlifting through thematic books and supporting activities. Read alouds and book talks will increase participants’ literacy skills and the developmental asset of reading for pleasure.
Other1
Summer1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 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! Teens, tweens, and school age kids from 8-18 are welcome. (Other1)
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 09, 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
Monday, July 11, 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
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 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
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission. .
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly program in celebration of summer reading. Pre-register at the children's desk. Space limited to 20 participants.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
We'll have some fun recreating author Dav Pilkey's famous Flip-o-Rama- "the world's cheesiest animation on technology," made famous in the Captain Underpants books. For ages 5-12.
Location
Room B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Jazz it Up
Join members of the Jacksonville based band, Noteworthy, for an interactive concert featuring jazz versions of some of your favorite songs. Learn about musical technique, jazz history, tempo, melody, and rhythm as you move to the beat. Embrace your inner musician as you become a part of the band! For children ages 5-12.
Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What's better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Teens, sign up to partner with a child and help them develop reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Zoo: Zoofari Outreach
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. Attendance will be limited to 100 participants. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. For children ages 5-12. Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 11, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
UF/IFAS Duval County Extension office will show you how to:
Reduce risk of lifestyle-related diseases.
Learn safe food handling and preservation techniques.
Evaluate nutrition information.
Select a nutritious diet at home or away.
Save money on food.
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 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, July 12, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:50 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, July 12, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 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, July 12, 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, July 12, 2016
Time
11:00 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 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, July 12, 2016
Time
11:10 AM - 11:35 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5 which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in a social setting. Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1 Summer1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate our river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read The Raft and explore hands-on activities, including an animal artifact time to look at the animals that might be seen on the St. Johns River. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Tuesdays, June 21, 27 & July 5, 12, 19,
26 at 3 P.M. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun math games and a snack! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Study Room
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 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, July 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics with a South American animal adventure! Join the many animals of Wild Wonders for a program full of stories, humor and interaction with small mammals and reptiles. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited.WINTER1
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 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 stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us during the Summer Lunch program for some brain exercise! Michelle Kaiser will have math games galore. Games1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Sontag will be using musical activities to help build excitement about learning reading, language arts, and math. This interactive program gives children the opportunity to participate in a hands-on musical experience. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore six countries by learning about their language, culture, and teh Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills.
Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
other1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning.
This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
ArtsCrafts1
Other1

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join bestselling author Jennifer Swanson to try some of the fun challenges, brain teasers, and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES book. Using actual games included in the wildly popular National Geographic T.V. show, you will find yourself jumping, hopping, sitting, standing, and stretching your brain as you absorb all the mind-blowing facts about neuroscience. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore 6 countries by learning about their language, culture and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set… Read! When reading and magic combine, it’s fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children ages 5 – 12. Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
A school age program where youth create with legos. (Stem1)
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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, July 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 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. Storytime1
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 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.
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 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, July 14, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities,food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join Mr. Al for sing-along songs, and get your body moving. His concerts include songs and stories by Mr. Al and his friends. For children ages 5-12.

Music1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
"Get Ready, Get Set, Read!" with Cotton Candy the Clown. We'll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don't Miss It! For children ages 5-12. Other 1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children 5-12. STEM1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Music Moves Us
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Bring your pajamas and your favorite snuggly stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. It’s time to cuddle up for sleepy time stories. This program is for ages 0-5 years with an adult caregiver. It includes stories, books, fingerplays, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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, July 15, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, 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, July 15, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes rhymes, songs, finger-plays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to sign language and developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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, July 15, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 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. Storytime1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Beat the summer heat and join us for a family friendly film.
Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What’s better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Reduce, the alien, has come to earth in search of a better source of light to take back home to planet GoGreen. Can you help him be an interplanetary hero? For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop. In this introduction we will learn how to use some of the more common tools, make basic changes to an image, gain familiarity with Adobe’s directory software, and make your great photos ever better. While we welcome participants from different background and skill levels, we recommend you have good keyboard and mouse skills to get the most out of this class.
(Other1) (Topics1)
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 15, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. 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, July 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 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, July 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
Saturday, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 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
Saturday, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 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, July 16, 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
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
We're going hunting again! Come join us for a brain-teasing, puzzle-solving game of wits. Other1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chess is 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, July 16, 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
In Cook a Book, youth will celebrate the Olympic sport of table tennis through thematic books and supporting activities. Read alouds and book talks will increase participants’ literacy skills and the developmental asset of reading for pleasure.
Other1
Summer1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 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
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 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
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join bestselling author Jennifer Swanson to try some of the fun challenges, brain teasers, and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES book. Using actual games included in the wildly popular National Geographic T.V. show, you will find yourself jumping, hopping, sitting, standing, and stretching your brain as you absorb all the mind-blowing facts about neuroscience. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly program in celebration of summer reading. Pre-register at the children's desk. Space limited to 20 participants.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. For children ages 5-12. Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What's better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Teens, sign up to partner with a child and help them develop reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get Ready, Get Set, Read!” with Cotton Candy the Clown. We’ll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don’t Miss It! Attendance will be limited to 100 participants. For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 18, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:50 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, July 19, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 2016
Time
11:00 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 2016
Time
11:10 AM - 11:35 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5 which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in a social setting. Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set… Read! When reading and magic combine, it’s fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children ages 5 – 12. Other1 Summer1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the Rio de Janiero Summer Olympics with a South American animal adventure! Join the many animals of Wild Wonders for a program full of stories, humor and interaction with small mammals and reptiles. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Tuesdays, June 21, 27 & July 5, 12, 19,
26 at 3 P.M. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun math games and a snack! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Study Room
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 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, July 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join members of the Jacksonville based band, Noteworthy, for an interactive concert featuring jazz versions of some of your favorite songs. Learn about musical technique, jazz history, tempo, melody, and rhythm as you move to the beat. Embrace your inner musician as you become a part of the band! For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited.WINTER1
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us during the Summer Lunch program for some brain exercise! Michelle Kaiser will have math games galore. Games1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join local musician, Mr. Eric for a musical adventure using such instruments as harmonica, didgeridoo, ukulele, mountain dulcimer and washboard. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join bestselling author Jennifer Swanson to try some of the fun challenges, brain teasers, and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES book. Using actual games included in the wildly popular National Geographic T.V. show, you will find yourself jumping, hopping, sitting, standing, and stretching your brain as you absorb all the mind-blowing facts about neuroscience. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore six countries by learning about their language, culture, and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills.
Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
other1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cook a Book
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning.
This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
ArtsCrafts1
Other1

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
On your mark. Get set… Read! When reading and magic combine, it’s fun-tastic. Mr. Barry's comedy magic show uses over a dozen on-stage volunteers to assist in taking magical journeys with books. Come and learn that reading is not only fun, it's downright magical. For children ages 5 – 12. Other1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore 6 countries by learning about their language, culture and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come join us to learn some new dances and fitness moves. Find out why it is so important to keep your body MOVING! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 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, July 21, 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, July 21, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 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. Storytime1
Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 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.
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 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, July 21, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join Mr. Al for sing along songs and get your body moving to the music. His concerts include songs and stories by Mr Al and his friends. For children ages 5-12.
Seating is limited.
Music1
Location
Hicks Auditorium
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 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
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities,food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
"Get Ready, Get Set, Read!" with Cotton Candy the Clown. We'll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don't Miss It! For children ages 5-12.

Other1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate our river with Jacksonville's own Riverkeeper staff. They will read The Raft and explore hands-on activities, including an animal artifact time to look at the animals that might be seen on the St. Johns River. For children ages 5-12 STEM1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join bestselling author Jennifer Swanson to try some of the fun challenges, brain teasers, and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES book. Using actual games included in the wildly popular National Geographic T.V. show, you will find yourself jumping, hopping, sitting, standing, and stretching your brain as you absorb all the mind-blowing facts about neuroscience. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn about growing your own food from seeds and cuttings. Make your own planter from recycled containers and other useful gardening tools.
Tweens ages 10-14.
#summer1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join local musician, Mr. Eric for a musical adventure using such instruments as harmonica, didgeridoo, ukelele, mountain dulcimer and washboard. For children 5-12. Music1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Music Moves Us
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Bring your pajamas and your favorite snuggly stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. It’s time to cuddle up for sleepy time stories. This program is for ages 0-5 years with an adult caregiver. It includes stories, books, fingerplays, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This program is for children 3-5 years old. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing through creative interpretation and expression, control, and skill in using art implements to achieve a desired effect. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. This program includes stories, books, finger plays,nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, 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, July 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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, July 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, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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, July 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes rhymes, songs, finger-plays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to sign language and developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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. Storytime1
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Beat the summer heat and join us for a family friendly film.
Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
What’s better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate our river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read The Raft and explore hands-on activities, including an animal artifact time to look at the animals that might be seen on the St. Johns River. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 22, 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)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. 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, July 23, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements.
Please, get a ticket at the desk the day of the program.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 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, July 23, 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, July 23, 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 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, July 23, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 12 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 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, July 23, 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, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
In Cook a Book, youth will celebrate the Olympic sport of basketball through thematic books and supporting activities. Read alouds and book talks will increase participants’ literacy skills and the developmental asset of reading for pleasure.
Other1
Summer1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 23, 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
Monday, July 25, 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
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 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
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 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
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will either offer an art program related to our storytime theme or a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh. ArtCraft1 Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join members of the Jacksonville based band, Noteworthy, for an interactive concert featuring jazz versions of some of your favorite songs. Learn about musical technique, jazz history, tempo, melody, and rhythm as you move to the beat. Embrace your inner musician as you become a part of the band! For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly program in celebration of summer reading. Pre-register at the children's desk. Space limited to 20 participants.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Zoo: Zoofari Outreach
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12.
STEM1
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
What's better than reading? Reading with a buddy! Reading Buddies is a series of programs that partners teens and young children to increase social and reading skills. Teens, sign up to partner with a child and help them develop reading skills. Buddies will explore countries from around the world through books and activities. This program is for children and teens ages 5-18. Youth must register in advance. Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will be at the library! Come and greet him. Ronald will read stories to the children with humor and magic. For children ages 5-12. Attendance will be limited to 100 participants. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get Ready, Get Set, Read!” with Cotton Candy the Clown. We’ll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don’t Miss It! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
ArtsCrafts1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:50 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, July 26, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2016
Time
11:00 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
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books to promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing fine motor muscles in the hands. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, and control. For ages 0-5. TICKETS REQUIRED. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2016
Time
11:10 AM - 11:35 AM
Description
This guided & structured program features activities for parents / caregivers and children 0-5 which reinforce the role of parents as the child’s first teacher by using developmentally appropriate toys and activities in a social setting. Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate our river with Jacksonville’s own Riverkeeper staff. They will read The Raft and explore hands-on activities, including an animal artifact time to look at the animals that might be seen on the St. Johns River. For children ages 5-12. STEM1 Summer1
Location
Balis Center
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story. . .this musical six week series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can’t play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Tuesdays, June 21, 27 & July 5, 12, 19,
26 at 3 P.M. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Unleash the artist inside and join us for weekly action-driven art activities. Each of the programs will include game play, tactile activities, or dramatic exercises. In this creative program, participants will; broaden their cultural experience, develop a foundation for visual art skills and gain the confidence to think critically and creatively about visual art. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for fun math games and a snack! Ages 6-12.
Stem1
Location
Study Room
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal! This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join members of the Jacksonville based band, Noteworthy, for an interactive concert featuring jazz versions of some of your favorite songs. Learn about musical technique, jazz history, tempo, melody, and rhythm as you move to the beat. Embrace your inner musician as you become a part of the band! For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 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, July 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get Ready, Get Set, Read!” with Cotton Candy the Clown. We’ll exercise our minds AND our bodies as we have fun with stories, magic, and silly-ness! Don’t Miss It! For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited.WINTER1
Storytime1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 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
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 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 stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited according to age of attendees and availability of space. Register at the children’s desk the day of the program.Library: Southeast Branch Library
(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for children ages 18 and under
Location
Community Room B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Summer Food Service Program is for kids 18 and below.
Location
Community Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
The Summer Lunch Programs provides free meals to children 18 years of age and younger
Location
Community Room B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Job Resource Lab
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Jacksonville Children's Commission Summer Lunch Program
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children's Commission.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Nutritious (and FREE!) lunches served to children under the age of 18! Tuesday through Friday. Children do not need to be enrolled in camps or activities to receive a meal, just show up during mealtime. This program is a partnership with the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us during the Summer Lunch program for some brain exercise! Michelle Kaiser will have math games galore. Games1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Kids, come join the fun and become a balloon twister! Everyone gets to twist a balloon creation children can take home. Learn all about ballooning and how to impress your friends with your twisting skills. For children ages 5-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
On your mark, get set - we're going to the Olympics! Skeeter has been training hard for over a week so that he can make it to the Olympic Games, while Riki Rabbit aims to fulfill her dreams of carrying the Olympic torch. Kids and adults will love this interactive puppet show starring all of your favorite characters from Curious Moon Puppets. For children ages 5-12. Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore six countries by learning about their language, culture, and teh Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills.
Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot!
other1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Young scientists will get a close up view of live animals from the Jacksonville Zoo while learning about the animals’ biology and habitats. For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tapping your toes, humming a tune, or singing a story, this six-week musical series will make you want to dance! Join us and discover the power of song and movement in the expression of emotions, ideas and
stories. Explore rhythm as the heartbeat of music, understand the cultural fusion that is Zydeco and decide if music can motivate
an athlete. Dancing, games, craft activities, food, books and music will celebrate life in motion. Attendance will be limited to 20
participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Summer1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join Mr. Al for sing along songs and get your body moving to the music. His concerts include songs and stories by Mr Al and his friends. For children ages 5-12. Music1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Travel around the world from the comfort of your local library! Children will explore 6 countries by learning about their language, culture and the Olympic sport for which they are best known. Through games, books and activities, participants will broaden their cultural experience and strengthen their communication and collaboration skills. This program is for children 5 – 12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Other1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Who says you can't play with your food? Join us for a snack making, book reading, game playing good time. These Olympics themed programs encourage creativity and develop creative thinking skills through open-ended projects and activities, while highlighting library resources and promoting reading and learning. This program is for children 5-12 years old. Attendance will be limited to 20 participants. Arrive early to secure your spot! Bookclub1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional 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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