Do you know that September happens to be National Library Card Sign Up Month? YES! Now, I know not everyone gets quite as excited as I do about libraries, but I think they get a bad rap. They’re always depicted in movies and on television as these silent halls of dusty books lorded over by […]
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We’re going to build a better world this summer during our annual Kids Summer Reading Program! We’re celebrating every Wednesday during the summer at 2pm with classes and shows designed for children ages 5 and up, but all are welcome.
This week, we’ll be learning about building a better world with the St. Johns County Fire Rescue Department. Kids will learn about fire safety and get an exclusive meet & greet with firefighters, paramedics, and their awesome vehicles!
Also make sure to pick up your summer reading log and keep track of each day that you read. You can stop by the library any time to get it stamped and pick up your prizes.
Let us bring the Zoo to you this morning down at the Switzerland Community Church in their large family activity center. This special event is a not-to-be-missed occasion! Program includes a variety of animals and artifacts that provide for hands-on learning. http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/
“Build a Better World” by growing readers at the Library! Lapsit infants to pre-walkers and their caregivers are invited to join us for rhymes, rhythm, and songs to help build early literacy skills (15-minute class, 15-minute post-play). This class is specifically designed to develop a love of reading with one-on-one interaction between caregiver and infant. Please Note: For the safety of all babies attending, if you have active walkers, please join us at one of our Toddler Movement Classes. Thank you for your understanding.
“Build a Better World” by growing readers at the Library! Children ages 3 and older and their caregivers are invited to join us for lengthier themed stories, singing, Shaky Egg dancing, fingerplays, and Circle Time interaction culminating in a craft that focuses on teaching scissor, glue, and coloring skills. This class is specifically designed for children who can sit independently for longer stories and to help children be ready for VPK, Kindergarten, and beyond! Please Note: Latecomers will be asked to enter after a story is finished being read as to not disrupt the Class. Thank you for your understanding!
Join Mr. Andy and Mrs. Marcia in The Randolph Caldecott Children’s Room at Main Library every Tuesday at 11am from June 6th-July 25. We’ll sing songs, read stories, shake our sillies out, and try out some cool crafting too. This program is open to children of all ages. Don’t forget to sign up for your summer reading log so you can start earning free books!
“Build a Better World” by growing readers at the Library! Active walkers up to pre-K ready children and their caregivers are invited to join us for Shaky Egg dancing and singing as we move our way through active storytelling. Get moving and reading with us! This class is specifically designed for the interactive reader with their caregiver actively participating and for families with multiple children including babies. Please Note: For the safety of all children attending and the enjoyment of everyone, latecomers will be asked to come to the second session or to come the following week. Thank you for your understanding!
He bounces and bumps and makes lots of big jumps! He wiggles and jiggles, and makes all of us giggle! He’s wonky and wacky and really quite crafty! Who could he be? Why, it’s Jiggleman, that’s who! And he’ll put on a show that will make us all go … WOW!!! So come on down to the Switzerland Community Church and see for yourself this silly-willy Jiggleman!
Please join us on Thursday mornings at 10:15am for a lapsit storytime for babies birth to 15 months and their caregivers.
Join us for a family story time for children of all ages and their families. Sometimes it will be Miss Lisa and her stories and songs and sometimes she will have special guests. Come and join the fun each Wednesday morning at 10:15 during June and July!