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Wednesday, July 17, 2019


9:30 AM - Kids' Garden Club      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Thursday, July 18, 2019


9:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.
10:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.
11:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.


Friday, July 19, 2019


10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMTeen Summer Craft: Curling Iron Holder      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Looking for an easy way to transport your hair tools for that sleepover at your friend's house or that long weekend trip? Look no further than this fun and free craft here at the library. Learn how to make a holder for your curling iron on Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Please call 217-243-5435 with any questions.


Saturday, July 20, 2019


10:00 AM - Stir It Up: Kids' Cooking Class      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Are you ready to introduce your kids to the kitchen but you're not sure how? Join the library for a cooking class that brings parents and children together to make food. This time around, we'll be making fruit rockets and star-shaped sandwiches. Please feel free to bring a recipe to share (not required). Registration is required so please call 217-243-5435 or stop in the library to sign up. There is no age restriction so if you think your child it ready to be in the kitchen, feel free to sign them up!
2:00 PM - Movie Matinee for Adults: Green Book      


Location:  
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger--as well as unexpected humanity and humor--they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.


Monday, July 22, 2019


10:00 AM - Kids' Summer STEM Session: Robotic Hand      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for our Summer STEM Session for Kids. This time around, we'll be making a robotic hand using low-tech supplies. But, guess what? Your robotic hand will really move when you've finished it! Registration is required--please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019


10:00 AM - Summer Event for Kids: Randy Kalin Magic Show      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  In his years traveling across the country and around the world, Randy has gained extensive experience performing in a wide variety of situations. Magic and illusion will be perfomed by full-time funny man and seriously magical, Randy Kalin. Kids will be asking "How did he do that?" A professional magician for 40 years, Randy will put a smile on your face!
6:30 PM - Summer Cooking Class: Chex Mix      


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a way to spruce up snack time for yourself or your family? Join the library to learn how to make "custom" flavors of Chex Mix. We'll be making cookies and cream, cinnamon churro and ranch-flavored Chex Mix. Registration is required; please sign up by calling 217-243-5435 or stop by the library.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019


9:30 AM - Kids' Garden Club      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Thursday, July 25, 2019


9:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.
10:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.
11:30 AM - Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.


Friday, July 26, 2019


10:15 AM - Lap Sit      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Saturday, July 27, 2019


10:00 AM - Kids' Summer Reading Closing Party      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for one last HURRAY as you celebrate all the reading you've done this summer! Not only will there be ice cream, we'll be announcing the top 3 readers for Pre-K, K-5 and our two teen winners. We will also pull names for the grand prizes: a trip to Chicago (K-5) and Miss Polly's Music Class (Pre-K). You must be present to win. All entries must be submitted by Friday, July 26 at 5 p.m. Did we mention ice cream?
2:00 PM - Adult Summer Craft: Newspaper Tote      


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Get ready to weave your heart out and end up with a pretty neat tote to carry your books in! Registration is required; please sign up by calling 217-243-5435 or stop by the library. All library events are free and open to the public.


Monday, July 29, 2019


7:00 PM - Disney 101: Special Event for Adults      


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  When visiting Disney World, there are a lot of things that can save you time and money, or improve the quality of your vacation. Sherry Blair from World Travel Jacksonville will be at the library to share everything you need to know to have an amazing family trip!


Tuesday, July 30, 2019


6:30 PM - Summer Movie Night: Captain Marvel      


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom. Ages 13 and up


Wednesday, July 31, 2019


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM - Story Time      


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

9:30 AM -
Kids' Garden Club


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.
10:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.
11:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Alien Popper


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Take a trip out of this world and join the library in making alien poppers in celebration of our "Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program. Sign-up is required--please call the library at 217-243-5435 or stop in to register.


Friday, July 19, 2019

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Summer Craft: Curling Iron Holder


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Looking for an easy way to transport your hair tools for that sleepover at your friend's house or that long weekend trip? Look no further than this fun and free craft here at the library. Learn how to make a holder for your curling iron on Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Please call 217-243-5435 with any questions.


Saturday, July 20, 2019

10:00 AM -
Stir It Up: Kids' Cooking Class


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Are you ready to introduce your kids to the kitchen but you're not sure how? Join the library for a cooking class that brings parents and children together to make food. This time around, we'll be making fruit rockets and star-shaped sandwiches. Please feel free to bring a recipe to share (not required). Registration is required so please call 217-243-5435 or stop in the library to sign up. There is no age restriction so if you think your child it ready to be in the kitchen, feel free to sign them up!
2:00 PM -
Movie Matinee for Adults: Green Book


Location:  
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger--as well as unexpected humanity and humor--they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.


Monday, July 22, 2019

10:00 AM -
Kids' Summer STEM Session: Robotic Hand


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for our Summer STEM Session for Kids. This time around, we'll be making a robotic hand using low-tech supplies. But, guess what? Your robotic hand will really move when you've finished it! Registration is required--please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019

10:00 AM -
Summer Event for Kids: Randy Kalin Magic Show


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  In his years traveling across the country and around the world, Randy has gained extensive experience performing in a wide variety of situations. Magic and illusion will be perfomed by full-time funny man and seriously magical, Randy Kalin. Kids will be asking "How did he do that?" A professional magician for 40 years, Randy will put a smile on your face!
6:30 PM -
Summer Cooking Class: Chex Mix


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Are you looking for a way to spruce up snack time for yourself or your family? Join the library to learn how to make "custom" flavors of Chex Mix. We'll be making cookies and cream, cinnamon churro and ranch-flavored Chex Mix. Registration is required; please sign up by calling 217-243-5435 or stop by the library.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019

9:30 AM -
Kids' Garden Club


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Thursday, July 25, 2019

9:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.
10:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.
11:30 AM -
Kids' Summer Craft: Zoetrope


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  A zoetrope was an early form of motion picture projector that consisted of a drum containing a set of still images, that was turned in a circular fashion in order to create the illusion of motion. While a zoetrope is similar to a flip book, it actually rotates the images as you view them. Learn how to make your own by signing up for the library's summer craft session. Registration is required: please call 217-243-5435 to sign up or stop by the library.


Friday, July 26, 2019

10:15 AM -
Lap Sit


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  


Saturday, July 27, 2019

10:00 AM -
Kids' Summer Reading Closing Party


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  Join the library for one last HURRAY as you celebrate all the reading you've done this summer! Not only will there be ice cream, we'll be announcing the top 3 readers for Pre-K, K-5 and our two teen winners. We will also pull names for the grand prizes: a trip to Chicago (K-5) and Miss Polly's Music Class (Pre-K). You must be present to win. All entries must be submitted by Friday, July 26 at 5 p.m. Did we mention ice cream?
2:00 PM -
Adult Summer Craft: Newspaper Tote


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Get ready to weave your heart out and end up with a pretty neat tote to carry your books in! Registration is required; please sign up by calling 217-243-5435 or stop by the library. All library events are free and open to the public.


Monday, July 29, 2019

7:00 PM -
Disney 101: Special Event for Adults


Location:  Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room
Contact:  Sarah      
Description:  When visiting Disney World, there are a lot of things that can save you time and money, or improve the quality of your vacation. Sherry Blair from World Travel Jacksonville will be at the library to share everything you need to know to have an amazing family trip!


Tuesday, July 30, 2019

6:30 PM -
Summer Movie Night: Captain Marvel


Location:  
Contact:  Bridget      
Description:  Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom. Ages 13 and up


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description:  
3:00 PM -
Story Time


Location:  
Contact:  Cindy      
Description: