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Brain Garden

Keep Your Memory Growing

2019-01-28 13:00:00 2019-01-28 15:00:00 America/New_York Brain Garden Headquarters Branch

Monday, January 28
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-01-28 13:00:00 2019-01-28 15:00:00 America/New_York Brain Garden Enjoy some stress free coloring, brain puzzles, tablets, and some on-line brain exercises. It will be challenging and fun! Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Meeting Room B

Enjoy some stress free coloring, brain puzzles, tablets, and some on-line brain exercises. It will be challenging and fun!

Headquarters Branch

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Sep 16 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 12:00PM 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

Mon, Sep 16, 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

Mon, Sep 16, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Foundation Room
If you like to craft, join us on the third Monday of each month (beginning in March ). Experience is necessary. Supplies will not be... more
If you like to craft, join us on the third Monday of each month (beginning in March ). Experience is necessary. Supplies will not be provided, but help can be given. Call Caroline at 352-334-3940

Mon, Sep 16, 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

Mon, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Space
Join us every Monday in the Teen Space for Teen Movie Mondays. We'll watch a movie and make some crafts!

Mon, Sep 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
Single use store bags are on the way out. Lets recycle those store bags into a beautiful bag that you can reuse over and over again.... more
Single use store bags are on the way out. Lets recycle those store bags into a beautiful bag that you can reuse over and over again. Please bring a K crochet hook. Knowing how to crochet is important.

Rescheduled
Mon, Sep 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, September 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
ACGS general meeting We will discuss genealogical society business.

Tue, Sep 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Tue, Sep 17, 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.

Tue, Sep 17, 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. More info: 334-3920

Tue, Sep 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Homeschool students and their teachers are invited to create art and learn about featured artists.

Tue, Sep 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Teen Space
STEAM for Homeschoolers

Tue, Sep 17, 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

Tue, Sep 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Services Area
Read a story to a friendly therapy dog at the Read with a Dog Program, every first and third Tuesday afternoon of each month!

Tue, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Foundation Room
Want to learn a craft but aren't very crafty? Try cross stitch! If you can make an "x" then you can do it! Join us 1st & 3rd Tuesdays... more
Want to learn a craft but aren't very crafty? Try cross stitch! If you can make an "x" then you can do it! Join us 1st & 3rd Tuesdays this Fall to try your hand at something new and fun!

Tue, Sep 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
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

Tue, Sep 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
A monthly book club featuring romance titles or fiction with a strong romantic element. The book for September has yet to be... more
A monthly book club featuring romance titles or fiction with a strong romantic element. The book for September has yet to be determined. Join us to be part of the selection process.

Wed, Sep 18, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Study Room C
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Wed, Sep 18, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Plaza Area
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement every Wednesday.

Wed, Sep 18, 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.

Wed, Sep 18, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Storywoods Room
Join us in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday for afternoon fun.

Wed, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storywoods Room
Come play Wii or Switch games in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, Sep 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Governing Board

Canceled
Wed, Sep 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
BOT Meeting

Wed, Sep 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space
In a partnership with UF, a group of Computer Science students come in and provide free coding classes and activities for girls 10-17.

Wed, Sep 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
TED Talks on the topic of climate change.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The library will introduce young adults to databases and other library resources.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
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, Sep 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

Canceled
Thu, Sep 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.

Thu, Sep 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Meditative Painting for All

Thu, Sep 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services Area
Join us for pirate crafts to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day. Pirate costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Thu, Sep 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Thu, Sep 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
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.

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Open to all ages and experience. Comfortable clothing, yoga mat, light blanket recommended. Instructor is Veda Lewis.

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Youth Services Area
Relax and enjoy fun for the whole family! Coloring sheets for kids and adults as well as crayons and colored pencils will be provided.

Fri, Sep 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
A guided tour to making art pieces using oil pastels. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary.

Fri, Sep 20, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Meeting Room A
Take a break with yoga! Class is 45-minutes long. A yoga mat, towel, and comfortable clothing are recommended.

Fri, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storywoods Room
Create new LEGO masterpieces every week at the Headquarters Library

Fri, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Come learn about the basics of 3D printing in our introductory program.

Fri, Sep 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen Space
In Middle or High School? You're invited to join Teen Book Club!

Sat, Sep 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD).

Sat, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us at Headquarters Library to sew projects that can be used for gift giving for the holidays or for other occasions. Each month is... more
Join us at Headquarters Library to sew projects that can be used for gift giving for the holidays or for other occasions. Each month is a different project.
This event is full

Sat, Sep 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Sun, Sep 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Space
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.

Sun, Sep 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room B
Inaugural session of 2019-20 Local Author Series. Thompson will present her book Iran from Crown Turbans.

Sun, Sep 22, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A
Foundation Annual Meeting

Mon, Sep 23, 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

Mon, Sep 23, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Foundation Room
This program is designed to help job seekers help themselves in seeking employment

Mon, Sep 23, 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.

Mon, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Space
Join us every Monday in the Teen Space for Teen Movie Mondays. We'll watch a movie and make some crafts!

Mon, Sep 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Foundation Room
ACGS general meeting We will discuss genealogical society business.