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Summer at the Library

Summer at the Library

DoDad's Lab

2019-07-02 11:00:00 2019-07-02 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library Headquarters Branch

Tuesday, July 02
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-07-02 11:00:00 2019-07-02 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library Get ready to blast off into the science of space. The Professor will sharing about the solar system, space travel, gravity, stars, and much more. Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Meeting Room A

Get ready to blast off into the science of space. The Professor will sharing about the solar system, space travel, gravity, stars, and much more.

The Professor's new friend Darcy will be helping him along the way. DoDad's Lab is full of audience participation, experiments, original music, learning, and laughter.

Headquarters Branch

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Nov 18 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 19 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 20 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 21 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Nov 22 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 23 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 24 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

Canceled
Mon, Nov 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.

Mon, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room B
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, Nov 18, 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

Mon, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 5:30pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room B
We will examine the genealogy reference items located at Headquarters

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

Tue, Nov 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

Tue, Nov 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. More info: 334-3920

Tue, Nov 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Homeschool students and their teachers are invited to create art and learn about featured artists.

Tue, Nov 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Teen Space
STEAM for Homeschoolers

Tue, Nov 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.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 19, 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, Nov 19, 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!

Canceled
Tue, Nov 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

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
A monthly book club featuring romance titles or fiction with a strong romantic element. The book for November is Under the Table by... more
A monthly book club featuring romance titles or fiction with a strong romantic element. The book for November is Under the Table by Stephanie Evanovich

Canceled
Wed, Nov 20, 9:30am - 4:00pm
The clinic has temporarily moved to Gainesville Community Ministries at 238 SW 4th Ave.

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement every Wednesday.

Wed, Nov 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.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Services Area
Enjoy a fun art-making activity with the Harn.

Canceled
Wed, Nov 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.

Wed, Nov 20, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Storywoods Room
Join us in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday for afternoon fun.

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

Wed, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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

Wed, Nov 20, 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, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
Alachua County Library District Board of Trustees

Wed, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Liberty Tax Specialist Holly Allen will cover what Seniors need to know including deductions and the new 1040.

Thu, Nov 21, 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, Nov 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.

Thu, Nov 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A
Dr. Ibram Kendi of American University returns to Gainesville to discuss his new book, How To Be An Antiracist. Dr. Kendi's previous... more
Dr. Ibram Kendi of American University returns to Gainesville to discuss his new book, How To Be An Antiracist. Dr. Kendi's previous book, Stamped from the Beginning, won the National Book Award.

Thu, Nov 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.

Thu, Nov 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Thu, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 22, 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, Nov 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storywoods Room
Create new LEGO masterpieces every week at the Headquarters Library

Fri, Nov 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen Space
In Middle or High School? You're invited to join Teen Book Club!

Sat, Nov 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Beaded Ornaments make a great gift or a unique addition to your Christmas or holiday tree. This Adult event is limited to 10 people so... more
Beaded Ornaments make a great gift or a unique addition to your Christmas or holiday tree. This Adult event is limited to 10 people so reserve your place early. Supplies provided.
This event is full

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storywoods Room
Join you favorite Royal for a Reason princesses every fourth Saturday for Princess Storytime at the Headquarters Library. Come read... more
Join you favorite Royal for a Reason princesses every fourth Saturday for Princess Storytime at the Headquarters Library. Come read royal stories and sing your favorite magical songs!

Sat, Nov 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Sun, Nov 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Foundation Room
Write-in for National Novel Writing Month, or anyone who wants to write alone together.

Sun, Nov 24, 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, Nov 24, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Storywoods Room
Yoga and stories for the whole family! Simple breathing exercises and beginner yoga poses. No mat or experience needed, kids and adults... more
Yoga and stories for the whole family! Simple breathing exercises and beginner yoga poses. No mat or experience needed, kids and adults of all ages are welcome.

Sun, Nov 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A
Beretelsen will present her book A Hastiness of Cooks.

Mon, Nov 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.

Mon, Nov 25, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Foundation Room
This program is designed to help job seekers help themselves in seeking employment

Mon, Nov 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.

Mon, Nov 25, 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, Nov 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Local Judge will present a session on Small Claims.