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Activities at the Bartram Trail Library

February 27, 2014 | By More

400-LIBRARY-COMPUTER-STUDENActivities at the Bartram Trail Library

March will be a busy month for Historic City News patrons of the St Johns County Library. There is always something useful and fun available at each of the branches of the Library — all you have to do is ask.

Reported events scheduled for March include:

Teen Gamers
Saturday, March 1 @ 5pm
Teens (Grades 6-12), bring your friends and join us for a couple hours of gaming — we have Halo, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, and x-Box 360 games. Be sure to try out our new Wii U, too. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

International Relations Book Club
Monday, March 3 @ 6:30pm
The International Relations Book Club meets to discuss current international events. The discussion is moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, March 4 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, March 4 @ 6pm
Teens (Age 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We’re showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

Children’s Movie Matinee
Wednesday, March 5 @ 3pm
It’s an early release day, so grab your friends and join us for a movie at 3pm. Please contact us at 827-6960 to find out what we’re showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, March 5 @ 4pm
The library is a great place to get your volunteer hours. Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Class size is limited; please call the library at 827-6960 for registration information.

Book Sale
Saturday, March 8 @ 9:30am – Noon
Do you love books? Do you love your library? The Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library will hold this month’s book sale from 9:30am to noon – books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks, will be available. Proceeds from the book sale support programs at the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail
Saturday, March 8 @ 2pm
Curious about who’s hidden in your family tree? Join fellow family history hunters from 2pm – 4pm. For additional information, please contact the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

Adult Crochet Group
Monday, March 10 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet, or knit, blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library Meeting
Tuesday, March 11 @ 6pm
Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library are invited to attend the March meeting in the Manatee Room. Prospective Friends are invited to attend and learn more about the Friends and what it is they do.

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens
Wednesday, March 12 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.

Thursday Night at the Movies
Thursday, March 13 @ 5:30pm
You met them first in the Hunger Games. Katniss and Peeta return to the big screen in the movie based on Suzanne Collins’ book, Catching Fire. Bring your own snacks.

Teen Tech Week Event: Teen Digital Video Production Workshop
Saturday, March 15 @ 2pm
Teens please join Stan Cottle, director of In Search of Me Café, for a digital video production workshop using smartphones and tablets as your primary cameras. Also included are overviews of editing tools and techniques, GoPro and DSLR cameras, YouTube, Instagram, Vine, and more. He will also introduce the website, In Search of Me Café, an interactive, self-help website for teens. Please call the library at 827-6960 to register.

Family Bingo for Books
Saturday, March 15 @ 2pm
Looking for fun for the whole family? Come in and play Bingo for Books from 2pm to 3pm today. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Bartram Trail Book Club
Monday, March 17 @ 7pm
Everyone is invited to discuss the dual memoir, Traveling with Pomegranates, written by Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor. She and her daughter share their perspectives and chronicle their travels to sacred sites throughout Greece and France. New members are always welcome.

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, March 18 @ 6pm
Teens (Ages 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We’re showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, March 18 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club
Wednesday, March 19 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with our LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun – all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

LB Reptiles
Thursday, March 20 @ 1pm
Looking for something both fun and educational to do while on Spring Break? Gather the family, friends, and neighbors and come to the reptile show at the library. LB Reptiles present lizards, snakes, turtles, and more to us. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation, and care of these wonderful reptiles. To learn more about the LB Reptile Experience, visit their website at http://www.lbreptileexperience.com.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, March 25 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet, or knit, blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

Children’s Art Activity (Grades 3-5)
Wednesday, March 26 @ 3pm
If you like art, and you’re in grades 3rd through 5th, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month’s artist.

Teen Gamers
Saturday, March 29 @ 5pm
Teens in grades 6-12, bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

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