• Story Time in July
    We have had a wonderful volunteer, Ms. Marie, reading for us on Wednesday mornings for Story Time! Come see what books she has to share and what songs she has to sing!
    July 11th we will explore reimagined stories, July 18th we will read some historical books and July 25th, we will read some great new books!
    Story Time is at 10AM with Ms. Marie and again at 3PM with Cindy.
  • Geeky Girls and Full STEAM Ahead
    We are combining our STEAM groups into one for the summer and we have our first one coming up on Friday, July 20th at 3:30PM! Come learn how to work a Meeperbot, try our hand at Code and Go Mouse, and see how a 3D printer works!
  • Garden Club
    Garden Club is back! We will be ready to learn about plants, animals and all sorts of things every Wednesday at 9:30AM!

     
  • 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!

     
  • Craft times!
    We have had great sucess with our Giving Crafts this summer! Come join us to help others and take home a craft for yourself also!
    July 12th we will make coloring books for kids at the Women's Shelter and try our hand at decorating a Greek pot.
    July 19th will be the fastest craft you have ever seen! We will be making a historic wooden toy and trying our some ohter historic toys.
    Craft times are at 10AM, 11AM, or 2PM for families or groups with four or less, and at 9:30AM and 10:30 AM for groups with more than four.
  • Entertainers on Tuesdays
    Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10AM for some great entertainers! We have Dino O'Dell on July 10th and Elsenpeter Puppets on July 17th!



Deadline

Make sure to get your final reading time entered by Friday, July 20th to be entered for the Grand Prize!

For our Closing Party, we will be having an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 21st at 10AM! You must be present at the Closing Party to win the prize!

Garden Club

A new year of Garden Club has begun! Join us each Wednesday @ 9:30AM, rain or shine, to work on the garden, learn about nature and get some fresh air! Garden Club will last until August so we can see the full life cycle of a garden and enjoy the 'fruits' of our labors!

 
Reading Takes You Everywhere
Summer Reading Program 2018
May 29th - July 21st


Reading for everyone! We have programs for preschoolers, kids in Kindergarten - 6th grade, and teens!

Join us for our kick-off event with musician 'Kevin Farris and the Infinite Possibilities' on Tuesday, May 29th at 10 AM!

We have movies on Mondays, entertainers on Tuesdays, story time on Wednesdays, crafts on Thursdays, preschool events on Fridays and family events on Saturdays!

It is all free of charge and you don't have to have a library card to take part!

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!