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Summer at the Library

MOSH's Reptiles on the Road

2019-07-10 11:00:00 2019-07-10 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library Headquarters Branch

Wednesday, July 10
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-07-10 11:00:00 2019-07-10 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library The Jacksonville Museum of Science and History's (MOSH) resident reptiles will slither, stroll, and stride into your local library! Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Meeting Room A

The Jacksonville Museum of Science and History's (MOSH) resident reptiles will slither, stroll, and stride into your local library!

Students learn about different kinds of reptiles, where they live, and what they eat.

Possible visitors may include a snake, gopher tortoise, or bearded dragon.

 Image of MOSH Building

Headquarters Branch

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Dec 09 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 10 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 11 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 12 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 13 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 14 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 15 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

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A
George & Drew will talk on various genealogical subjects.

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
John Harris will be conducting a first time home owners seminar.

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teen Space
Students from Eastside High School's National Honor Society help students learn about science and technology, get prepared for science... more
Students from Eastside High School's National Honor Society help students learn about science and technology, get prepared for science fair projects, and do fun and interactive experiments!

Sat, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Sat, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services Area
Card writing craft for deployed service-members and first responders. All supplies provided. All ages welcome.

Sat, Dec 14, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A
Gordon presents his book Chief Mican's Revenge

Sun, Dec 15, 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.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 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.

Mon, Dec 16, 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

Canceled
Mon, Dec 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.

Mon, Dec 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Foundation Room
Join us as we make our very own greeting cards for the holidays! All materials will be provided, but are limited. Contact Karen at... more
Join us as we make our very own greeting cards for the holidays! All materials will be provided, but are limited. Contact Karen at 352-334-3940 for more information.

Mon, Dec 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!

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

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

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

Canceled
Tue, Dec 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.

Tue, Dec 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, Dec 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 to try your hand at something new and fun!

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

Canceled
Wed, Dec 18, 9:30am - 4:00pm
The clinic has temporarily moved to Gainesville Community Ministries at 238 SW 4th Ave.

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

Canceled
Wed, Dec 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, Dec 18, 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Meeting Room B
Staff Luncheon

Wed, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Youth Services Area
Make it and take it crafts.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 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.

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

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

Wed, Dec 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, Dec 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
Alachua County Library District Board of Trustees

Thu, Dec 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.

Canceled
Thu, Dec 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.

Thu, Dec 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Services Area
Make your own holiday cards.

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

Canceled
Thu, Dec 19, 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.

Thu, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B
A guided tour to making art pieces using oil pastels. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary.

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

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

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