• 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!


     
  • Geeky Girls
    Hydro-dipped Flower Pots has been cancelled due to expected weather. Join us on Fri. Jan. 24th to learn about Botley the robot and we will have the supplies to make the flower pots as well.
     
  • Story Time
    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 rocks, hats, hugs and celebrate Rosemary Wells's birthday!



     
  • STEAM programs are back!
    STEAM programs will be back in September for Little Learners, Geeky Girls and Full STEAM Ahead! Keep an eye out for more information!
  • Full STEAM Ahead
    Learn easy coding and try your hand at challenges as we learn about Botley the robot for Full STEAM Ahead on Friday, Jan. 24th at 4PM. We will also have the supplies to make the Hydro-dipped Flower Pots that were scheduled for the Geeky Girls session available.
  • Make and Take
    Stop in anytime on Saturday, Feb. 8th and Sunday, Feb. 9th to make valentine crafts at our Make and Take!
     
  • Little Learners
    K - 2nd graders are welcome to come learn about all the wonders of balloons and how you can learn more about them through science! Join us on Feb. 3rd at 4PM for Little Learners!



Make and Take

Valentines

Stop in anytime on Saturday, Feb. 8th and Sunday, Feb. 9th to make valentines for those you love at our Make and Take Craft!

 

Little Learners

We will have some fun with balloons as we see what makes them expand and different ways we can use them in science! Kids from Kindergarten to 2nd grade are welcome to join us on Monday, Feb. 3rd at 4PM.

 

Full STEAM Ahead

Botley the Robot

Learn simple coding and have fun with challenges as we learn about Botley the Robot! Join us on Friday, Jan. 24th at 4PM. Registration not required.
We will also have the supplies to make the Hydro-dipped flower pots that were scheduled for the Geeky Girls session. That session was cancelled due to weather.

Geeky Girls

Hydro-dipped Flower Pots

We will have another low-tech month for Geeky Girls by trying our hand at making Hydro-dipped Flower Pots! What is that? We will suspend paint in water and dip and a flower pot in it to get a cool marbled effect on the pot! No registration required! Join us on Friday, Dec. 17th at 4PM!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE EXPECTED WEATHER. PLEASE JOIN US NEXT WEEK TO LEARN ABOUT BOTLEY THE ROBOT. WE WILL HAVE THE SUPPLIES TO MAKE THE FLOWER POT NEXT WEEK IN ADDITION TO BOTLEY!


 

Story Time in January

We have lots of great stories to share in January! We are going to read about rocks, hats, hugs and honor Rosemary Wells!

Jan. 8th - Old Rock Day
Jan. 15th - National Hat Day
Jan. 22nd - National Hugging Day
Jan. 29th - Rosemary Wells's Birthday

Come, join us! We have story time every Wednesday at 10AM and 3PM, year 'round!


 

Lap Sit

Lap Sit is held every Friday at 10:15 AM  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.
Jan. 3rd - 2020 craft
Jan. 10th - Songs of Sesame Street
Jan. 17th - Name Crayon Box craft
Jan. 24th - Check our some great new books!
Jan. 31st - Discuss modeling behavior

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!

STEAM programs are coming back in September! Keep an eye out for updates!

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!