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Choose Your Own Storytime

2019-01-31 15:00:00 2019-01-31 16:00:00 America/New_York Choose Your Own Storytime Headquarters Branch

Thursday, January 31
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-01-31 15:00:00 2019-01-31 16:00:00 America/New_York Choose Your Own Storytime Vote for your favorite children's book character and we'll do a special storytime with whichever character has the most votes. Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Storywoods Room

Vote for your favorite children's book character and we'll do a special storytime with whichever character has the most votes.

Vote for your favorite character here or on the Kids' page of our website by January 15th. We'll tally the votes and Mr. Cameron and Ms. Odette will create a special storytime based on the winner! 

TAGS: | Storytime |

Headquarters Branch

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Headquarters Branch Library provides access to resources and services in the City of Gainesville and surrounding areas.  It also serves as the headquarters of Alachua County Library District.

Upcoming events

Meeting Room A
Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Governing Board

Storywoods Room
Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive... more
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive program.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
Registration is now closed

Youth Services Area
Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement.

Thu, Apr 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
Registration is now closed

Teen Space
Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for video gaming on the Nintendo SWITCH!

Meeting Room B
Thu, Apr 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
No walk-ins. Students must first register - (Tuesdays, 11 am - 2 pm, Headquarters). See "ESOL Open Enrollment" in the events calendar.... more
No walk-ins. Students must first register - (Tuesdays, 11 am - 2 pm, Headquarters). See "ESOL Open Enrollment" in the events calendar. 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us for more info.

Storywoods Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Open to all ages and experience. Comfortable clothing, yoga mat, light blanket recommended. Instructor is Veda Lewis.

Youth Services Area
Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Relax and enjoy fun for the whole family! Coloring sheets for kids and adults as well as crayons and colored pencils will be provided.

Meeting Room A
Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Popular Florida writer Tim Dorsey, will come to headquarters to present his latest book, No Sunscreen for the Dead.

Foundation Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a poetry slam celebrating National Poetry Month.

Meeting Room A
Fri, Apr 26, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Take a break with yoga! Class is 45-minutes long. A yoga mat, towel, and comfortable clothing are recommended.

Storywoods Room
Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Create a new Lego masterpiece every week at the Headquarters Library.

Meeting Room B
Sat, Apr 27, 10:30am - 12:15pm
Educating young children on important figures in the Hispanic/Latinx community through reading and activities.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Watch your child blossom through the wonder of music!

Youth Services Area
Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Princesses from UF club Royal for a Reason read stories, sing songs, and do crafts and activities with kids.

Meeting Room B
Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Michael Correia will be reading from his published book, Some of America Traversed, and his book in progress, The Writings on the Wall.

Storywoods Room
Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Meeting Room A
Sat, Apr 27, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
She will present her novel The Royal Carpet.

Meeting Room B
Sun, Apr 28, 1:00pm - 4:45pm
Selections from the TED2019 Conference

Teen Space
Sun, Apr 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Drop in to hang out and chat while you work on your sewing project. Sewing machines, embroidery machine and other hand sewing or... more
Drop in to hang out and chat while you work on your sewing project. Sewing machines, embroidery machine and other hand sewing or crafting materials will be available. All skill levels welcome.

Meeting Room A
Sun, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Final Concert for the Series is Santa Fe Guitar Professor and lead jazz guitar of Mindwalk, Richy Stano, who has played at the Grand... more
The Final Concert for the Series is Santa Fe Guitar Professor and lead jazz guitar of Mindwalk, Richy Stano, who has played at the Grand Ole Opry. Please note that this concert is at 3:00.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy some stress free coloring, brain puzzles, tablets, music, and some on-line brain exercises. It will be challenging and fun!

Mon, Apr 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Teen Space
Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us every Monday in the Teen Space for Teen Movie Mondays. We'll watch movies and make crafts!

Meeting Room B
Tue, Apr 30, 9:30am - 2:00pm
This Job Fair will focus on those over coming obstacles to re-enter the workforce.

Foundation Room
Tue, Apr 30, 9:30am - 2:00pm
This Job Fair will focus on those over coming obstacles to re-enter the workforce.

Meeting Room A
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
This Job Fair will focus on those over coming obstacles to re-enter the workforce.

Storywoods Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy... more
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy office. Last intake is at 1:45 pm.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Teen Space
Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Perler beads are an awesome and casual craft. Join us on the last Tuesday of the month in the Teen Space for your own perler bead adventure.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at... more
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at Headquarters. For more info: 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us

Plaza Area
Wed, May 01, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Youth Services Area
Wed, May 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services celebrates multicultural fairy tales and folk tales with crafts, activities, and demonstrations from around the world!

Wed, May 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Storywoods Room
Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come play Wii games in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday afternoon.

Foundation Room
Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come see what new in Korean popular culture.

Canceled
Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Girls Who Code is an school club for 6th-12th grade girls to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment.

Storywoods Room
Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive... more
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive program.

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Youth Services Area
Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement.

Meeting Room A
Thu, May 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come participate in our free Karate class!

Thu, May 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
This event is full

Teen Space
Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens come play tabletop/board games with your favorite Headquarters staff on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays of every month!

Meeting Room B
Thu, May 02, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
No walk-ins. Students must first register - (Tuesdays, 11 am - 2 pm, Headquarters). See "ESOL Open Enrollment" in the events calendar.... more
No walk-ins. Students must first register - (Tuesdays, 11 am - 2 pm, Headquarters). See "ESOL Open Enrollment" in the events calendar. 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us for more info.

Meeting Room A
Thu, May 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Open to all ages and experience. Comfortable clothing, yoga mat, light blanket recommended. Instructor is Veda Lewis.

Youth Services Area
Thu, May 02, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Relax and enjoy fun for the whole family! Coloring sheets for kids and adults as well as crayons and colored pencils will be provided.