Bartram Trail Branch Library Events

The St. Johns County Public Library System reported its plans for entertaining and educational events in store for Historic City News readers this month.

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

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, January 3 @ 6 pm – Join us for a viewing of a popular anime movie. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12+

Technology Lab for Job Seekers
Thursday, January 5 @ 10 am – Need help with your job search? Drop by for one-on-one help with all your technology needs such as formatting your resume, attaching your resume to an email, or any other technology skills you need help with. This is an informal lab and no need to register. Just come in anytime between 10 am and 11 am on Thursdays.

Computer Class: eBooks for Kindles
Thursday, January 5 @ 1 pm – This session will show you how to get an eBook from the library onto your Kindle. Don’t have a Kindle but thinking of getting one? Come watch how easy it is! Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.

Adult Crochet Group
Thursday, January 5 @ 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.

Teen Writers’ Club Meeting
Saturday, January 7 @ 11 am – The Teen Writers’ Club will meet.

Adult Crochet Group
Monday, January 9 @ 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.

Computer Class: Google Calendar
Tuesday, January 10 @ 1 pm – Learn about Google’s free online calendar tool available both on the computer and on your mobile device. Call 904-827-6960 for registration information. Pre-requisite: You must have a Google account.

Computer Class: Introduction to Computers
Tuesday, January 10 @ 3 pm – You will need this class if you are new to computers. We’ll show you how to use a mouse, a scroll bar, and how to open and close programs. Please call 904-827-6960 for more information.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, January 10 @ 6 pm – The Friends of the Library are invited to attend the January meeting, held at 6 pm 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, January 11 @ 4 pm – The library is a great place to get your volunteer hours! Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Please call 827-6960 for registration information.

Computer Class: eBooks for Nooks & non-Kindle eReaders
Thursday, January 12 @ 1 pm – This session will show you how to get an eBook from the library onto your Nook or whatever other non-Kindle eReader you have. If you have both a laptop and an eReader, please bring BOTH with you. If you have an eReader but not your own laptop, you’ll be observing the process. Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.

Teen Read Week Art Contest Winner Announcement
Thursday, January 12 @ 6 pm – Participating artists, their families, and friends are encouraged to join us for a showing of the art pieces. Winners will be notified. Light refreshments will be provided.

Genealogy Club
Saturday, January 14 @ 2 pm – Join us as we explore how to use various social media tools for genealogy research. You’ll want to bring your laptop to this one. For more information, please call 904-827-6960.

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, January 17 @ 6 pm – Join us for a viewing of a popular anime movie. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12+

International Affairs Discussion Group and Book Club
Tuesday, January 17 @ 6:30 pm – The discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations. A reading list of suggested books and articles will be available in time to prepare for the discussions. The topic for this month’s discussion: Globalism and a New World Order.

ACT/SAT Prep Classes Registration DEADLINE
Tuesday, January 17 – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT and SAT prep classes for FOL members. The SAT class is a 5-class series. For registration information, contact folbtl@gmail.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT or SAT.

Adult Crochet Group
Thursday, January 19 @ 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.

Book Club
Monday, January 23 @ 7 pm – This month is a Reader’s Choice selection. Bring in one of your favorite reads to share with the group. All are welcome!

UNF Small Business Lunch & Learn Workshop
Tuesday, January 24 @ 11:30 am – Thought about starting your own business but don’t know if you have the skills. Some questions to ask yourself are: Are you persistent? Do you have access to the cash needed to start and stay in business? Are you willing to take a chance? This workshop will give an overview of what it takes to start a new business.

Computer Class: Word 2007 – Bring Your Own Laptop
Tuesday, January 24 @ 3 pm – This class is only for those who can bring their own laptops with Word 2007 and is intended for those new to the software. Please call 904-827-6960 for more information.

Social Media Overview
Tuesday, January 24 @ 6 pm – Are you feeling the peer pressure to get on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus? This is an overview of current social media to find out what best fits you. Please call 904-827-6960 for more information.

Children’s Art Activity
Wednesday, January 25 @ 3 pm – If you like art and you’re in 3rd-5th grade, come enjoy an art project inspired by the artist, Matisse.

Adult Crochet Group
Thursday, January 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.

Storytimes
Just For Babies: Tuesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 @ 11:15 am Toddlers: Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 10:15 am Preschool: Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 11 am
Join us for our weekly storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

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