Bartram Trail Branch Library Events

Bartram Trail Branch Library Events
Telephone: (904) 827-6960
Fax: (904) 827-6965
Email: libbt@sjcfl.us

SEPTEMBER 2011

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, September 6 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

Children’s Movie Matinee
Wednesday, September 7 @ 3 pm – It’s an early release day! Grab your friends and join us for a movie. Please call 904-827-6960 to find out what’s showing on the big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

Thursday Night at the Movies
Thursday, September 8 @ 6 pm Join us for Thursday Night at the Movies. Please call 904-827-6960 to find out what’s showing on the big screen!

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, September 10 @ 9:30 am-noon – The Friends of the Library will hold the September book sale. Books of all kinds will be on sale! In addition to books, other items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audio books will be available.

Computer Class: Library Databases: “Back-to-School Edition”
Saturday, September 10 @ 10:15 am – Doing online research doesn’t have to be hard. Come to this 45-minute session to learn about the library’s many databases. A one-stop-shop to quickly locate reliable full-text journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and e-Book resources. This session is geared for students ages 13+ and/or their parents or caregivers.

Computer Class: “iGoogle”
Saturday, September 10 @ 11 am – iGoogle allows you to create a personalized homepage and to keep all your Google stuff in one spot for easy access. You can access this homepage from any computer with internet access. You must have a free Google account prior to attending this class and able to remember your username and password! Registration is required; please call 904-827-6960.

9-11 Program
Saturday, September 10 @ 2 pm – To honor the tenth anniversary of 9-11, the library is posting a memorial wall listing the names of everyone lost in those attacks. We will also be screening the film of the true story of the heroic passengers of Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.

Genealogy Club
Saturday, September 10 @ 2 pm – The Genealogy Club will be discussing lineage societies at this meeting. If you’re a member of such a society, come and share your experiences with us! If you’ve been thinking of joining one, come learn about what kind of research you need to provide. We’re an informal group of individuals with varying experience; some started a few months ago and some have been doing this for 40 years! New faces are welcome! For more information, please call 904-827-6960.

SAT Prep Class
Monday, September 12 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.

Adult Crochet Group
Monday, September 12 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

ACT Prep Class
Monday, September 12 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.

Avoiding Identity Theft & Computer Crimes
Tuesday, September 13 @ 2 pm – Find out how to stay safe online and protect your identity. The St. Johns County Crime Prevention Deputies are dedicated to the education of our citizens regarding fraud and scams. Criminals have many different methods to exploit others, but this one remains constant: If it seems too good to be true, it probably is! If you would like to attend please call 904-827-6960.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, September 13 @ 6 pm – The Friends of the Library are invited to attend the September meeting, held in the Manatee Room. Prospective Friends are invited to attend and learn more about who the Friends are and what it is they do.

Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, September 14 @ 4 pm – 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 904-827-6960 for registration information.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Thursday, September 15 @ 10 am – Having trouble growing the perfect plants? Get answers at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic at 10 am.

Computer Class: “Advanced Internet”
Thursday, September 15 @ 10:15 am – In this class, we talk about the finer points of conducting internet searches. We’ll discuss Boolean searching, subject directories, and how to evaluate websites. You’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your Google-Fu after this class! Registration is required; please call 904-827-6960.

Computer Class: “Introduction to Word 2003”
Thursday, September 15 @ 1 pm – Learn how to change fonts, margin settings, use copy & paste, and print and save documents. If you have Vista on your computer, it will look different, but the functions are similar. Registration is required; please call 904-827-6960.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Saturday, September 17 @ 10 am – Having trouble growing the perfect plants? Get answers at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic at 10 am.

JEA Home Energy Audits for Families
Saturday, September 17 @ 10 am – Tired of telling the kids to turn off the lights? Ever wonder how much energy you use when you leave the computer on overnight? Come to our home energy audit program! The library has kits donated by JEA to take home and discover where your energy is going. Get the kids involved with this easy-to-use device that shows how much it costs to run their X-box! This will be a family-friendly program. Registration is required; please call 904-827-6960.

Teen Gamers
Saturday, September 17 @ 5-7 pm – Teens, grades 6-12, bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming with: X-Box 360, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, DDR, and more! Refreshments will be served.

SAT Prep Class
Monday, September 19 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.

ACT Prep Class
Monday, September 19 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.

Book Discussion: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
Monday, September 19 @ 7 pm – Join us for a discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. New members are always welcome!

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, September 20 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

International Day of Peace Drum Circle
Wednesday, September 21 @ 10:15 am – Children of all ages are welcome to celebrate the International Day of Peace and get into the beat with Joe Asconi and his drums! Please call 904-827-6960 for additional information.

Computer Class: “Publisher 2003”
Wednesday, September 21 @ 1 pm – This is a great class if you do advertising or brochures and you’re not entirely confident in your design skills. If you have Vista on your computer, it will look different, but the functions are similar. Registration is required; please call 904-827-6960.

Teen and Tween Event: “International Day of Peace Tie-Dye”
Wednesday, September 21 @ 3 pm – Teens and tweens, 5th grade and up are invited to participate in this patriotic blast from the past! This program will be an artistic adventure to celebrate International Day of Peace by tie-dyeing. We’ll provide the instructions and dye; participants need to bring an item to dye (t-shirt, bandana, pillow case, etc.).

SAT Prep Class
Monday, September 26 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.

Adult Crochet Group
Monday, September 26 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

ACT Prep Class
Monday, September 26 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, ACT.

Children’s Art Activity
Wednesday, September 28 @ 3 pm – If you like art and you’re in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and participate in an artist-inspired art activity.

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