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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
We're closed Monday February 18
Mon, Feb 11 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 12 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 13 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 14 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 15 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 16 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 17 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 B
Fri, Feb 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided tour to making art pieces using oil pastels. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary.

Canceled
Fri, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Create a new Lego masterpiece every week at the Headquarters Library.

Storywoods Room
Sat, Feb 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD).

Meeting Room B
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Have fun creating Mandalas

Storywoods Room
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Storywoods Room
Sun, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Discover other cultures through the works of Virginia Hamilton and other fairy, folk, and fable books. Celebrate Black History Month... more
Discover other cultures through the works of Virginia Hamilton and other fairy, folk, and fable books. Celebrate Black History Month with Books. Witness great stories and share your thoughts.

Youth Services Area
Sun, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Fun for all ages! Do kid friendly yoga poses and actions while learning about breathing exercises and ways to be calm, kind and... more
Fun for all ages! Do kid friendly yoga poses and actions while learning about breathing exercises and ways to be calm, kind and peaceful. Sing action rhymes and listen to stories!

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, February 11, 10:00am - 11:15am
Foundation Room, PAL Meeting

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Monday, January 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover the origins of the famous stone soup fables. Enjoy a few picture book versions from around the world. Then stay and play the... more
Discover the origins of the famous stone soup fables. Enjoy a few picture book versions from around the world. Then stay and play the "stone soup game." Make and take your own stone soup craft.

Canceled
Mon, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us every Monday in the Teen Space for Teen Movie Mondays. We'll watch movies and make crafts!

Canceled
Mon, Feb 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Get together and discuss books and school and read with friends!

Rescheduled
Tue, Feb 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
New date Tuesday, February 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Meeting Room A
Tue, Feb 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers provide FREE income tax preparation for people with low and moderate income with special... more
Certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers provide FREE income tax preparation for people with low and moderate income with special attention to those age 60 and older.

Tue, Feb 19, 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

Storywoods Room
Tue, Feb 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Tue, Feb 19, 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, Feb 19, 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, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month to learn and try a simple craft! We'll try things like crochet, knitting, loom weaving,... more
Teens join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month to learn and try a simple craft! We'll try things like crochet, knitting, loom weaving, cross stitch, and more! Beginners welcome! Materials provided!

Foundation Room
Tue, Feb 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The book for February is The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang. Copies are available at the Reference Desk at Headquarters.

Meeting Room B
Tue, Feb 19, 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, Feb 20, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Study Room C
Wed, Feb 20, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 20, 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.

Study Room E
Wed, Feb 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
UF HealthStreet is a community engagement program connecting community members to health resources services and opportunities to... more
UF HealthStreet is a community engagement program connecting community members to health resources services and opportunities to participate in health research studies.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 20, 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, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come play Wii games in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Create crafty poetry with fun literary activities or review your poetry and short stories with librarians and your peers. Brainstorm and... more
Create crafty poetry with fun literary activities or review your poetry and short stories with librarians and your peers. Brainstorm and write and create!

Foundation Room
Wed, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
BOT Meeting

Wed, Feb 20, 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.

Thu, Feb 21, 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.

Storywoods Room
Thu, Feb 21, 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.

Youth Services Area
Thu, Feb 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement

Thu, Feb 21, 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

Storywoods Room
Thu, Feb 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Make your own puppets and use them to perform a story in this workshop for children.

Rescheduled
Thu, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 6:50pm
New date Thursday, February 21, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Rescheduled
Thu, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Thursday, February 21, 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Teen Space
Thu, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Foundation Room
Thu, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Open to all ages and experience. Comfortable clothing, yoga mat, light blanket recommended. Instructor is Veda Lewis.

Meeting Room B
Thu, Feb 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Interested in a career in health care? It's the fastest growing job area in Florida (and the U.S.)! We will walk you through... more
Interested in a career in health care? It's the fastest growing job area in Florida (and the U.S.)! We will walk you through entry-level opportunities & career ladders. Registration is required.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Thu, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
New date Wednesday, March 06, 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.

Meeting Room A
Fri, Feb 22, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Take a break with yoga! Class is 45-minutes long. A yoga mat, towel, and comfortable clothing are recommended.

Meeting Room B
Fri, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Storywoods Room
Fri, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Create a new Lego masterpiece every week at the Headquarters Library.