• Lap Sit
    Lap Sit is a playgroup for kids up to five years old and their caregivers. It's a time to learn, to play and to socialize! Join us just about every Friday from 10:15-11:00AM for a fun time!

  • Little Learners
    We are going to shake things up this month with Little Learners! We will be making maracas and other noise makers out of a variety of materials and we will see how different materials make different sounds. Come join us on Monday, Nov. 5th at 3:30PM! Registration required.
  • October Story Times
    Join us for Story Time each Wednesday at 10AM with Cindy and 3PM with Diane for some great stories! This month we  will read about Halloween, pharohs, puzzles, Thanksgiving and Mars!

  • Teens
    Check out our newest display on the Teen bulletin board! It's all about random acts of kindness! Write an encouraging message to a teacher, friend, relative or a total stranger; leave it for them to find and fell wonderful about yourself! We have the supplies, you just need to bring some good vibes to share with others!
  • Fall Fest
    Join us on Saturday, Nov. 10th at 10AM for our Fall Fest! We will play games, make crafts and just have a grand ol' time during the best time of the year! Come celebrate everything wonderful about fall with us!
  • Geeky Girls
    Join us on Friday, Nov. 9th anytime between 2:30 and 4:30PM for Lego Club! Your challenge is to make some food. What can your imagination come up with?
  • Win a Pinkalicous bag!
    You could win one of two gift baskets! Simply answer the question, what is your favorite color and why? Get your entries in by Nov. 17th!

Pinkalicous Giveaway!

You could win one of two Pinkalicious gift bags! Both are filled with a book, a doll, unicorn socks, a unicorn pen and so much more! How do you win? Simply, fill out an entry form that asks the question, "What is your favorite color and why?"  You can find an entry form here! You can draw a picture or write a responce. Get your entries in by Saturday, Nov. 17th!


The Meltdown Winners

Congratulations to the (randomly picked) winners of our Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown contest!
Beckham O., Julian A. and Nathan C. each won a copy of the new book.
We had some great entries to our question - 'How would you win a snowball fight?' Some of the great ideas included hiding in a tree, building a snow fort, building a snow igloo, digging down into the ground and so much more!

Thanks to everyone who entered!


Fall Fest

Join us for fun and games as we celebrate the best season of all - fall! Have you ever played a candy rattle or tried your hand at elephant march? We haven't either, but we will at the Fall Fest! The fun is on Saturday, Nov. 10th at 10AM!


STEAM at the Library

Little Learners, Geeky Girls and Full STEAM Ahead!

We have all three of our STEAM prorgams this month! Join us for Little Learners on Monday, Nov. 5th to make maracas and learn how different materials effect the sound we hear. We have Geeky Girls on Friday, Nov. 16th who will be working with Squishy Circuits but only one session of Full STEAM Ahead on Tuesday, Nov. 20th due to the holiday. We will be making a strong and safe house to protect the pilgrims! Registration required, sign up today!
We have Story Time every Wednesday at 10AM with Cindy and 3PM with Diane! Join us for some great stories this month!
Oct. 31st - Halloween
Nov. 7th - King Tut
Nov. 14th - Puzzles
Nov. 21st - Thanksgiving
Nov. 28th - Red Planet Day


Lap Sit

August and September

Lap Sit continues on through October at 10:15 AM on Fridays and we welcome friends, new and old, to come and play! We will have some fun ideas for you try here and at home as we explore a new topic each week.
Nov. 2nd with Early Years
Nov. 9th - holiday stress
Nov. 16th - Thanksgiving craft
Nov. 30th -
Gift Ideas

S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant from the Jacksonville Children's Foundation, we are now able to offer ongoing S.T.E.A.M. programming that will include animation, electronics, 3D printing and more!

Learn more!


Lap Sit

Early Years is back!

Lap Sit is our playgroup for kids 5 and under and the important people in their lives. This is a program that we run year round, every Friday at 10:15 AM. We are happy to announce that the Early Years staff is back to help us out and is bringing some great ideas and cool toys! Join us for a time to play and learn!