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Summer at the Library

The Wild Wonders Animal Show

2019-07-22 11:00:00 2019-07-22 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library Millhopper Branch

Monday, July 22
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-07-22 11:00:00 2019-07-22 12:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library Wild Wonders presents Whaaba! Whaaba! - a musical journey of discovery using animals from around the world. Millhopper Branch

Millhopper Branch

Combined Meeting Room

Wild Wonders presents Whaaba! Whaaba! - a musical journey of discovery using animals from around the world.

Mike Rossi will be using music and humor to make a fun and interesting animal program for children. Children may be called upon to be part of the show by holding select animals, participating in group and individual activities and acting small bits.

Mike Rossi has been educating/entertaining children of north Florida and southern Georgia since 2002.

Children and adults will be delighted by the wonders of our animal kingdom. 

Millhopper Branch

Phone: 352-334-1272
Branch manager
Emily Young

Hours
Mon, Jan 20 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday)
Tue, Jan 21 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 22 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 23 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 24 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 25 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Millhopper Branch Library provides access to resources and services in Northwest Gainesville and surrounding areas.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room A
Come enjoy a new movie that's just come out on DVD. Skip that long holds line and watch it on our big screen.

Tue, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with your basic computer questions.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Room
We provide the Legos, and you provide the imagination. Come build awesome Lego structures with other kids in the library!

Tue, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room A
Harry Potter Book Trivia! Can you pass the Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations? Better read the book because the questions and... more
Harry Potter Book Trivia! Can you pass the Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations? Better read the book because the questions and answers are from the book NOT the movie.

Tue, Jan 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Room A
Join the Gainesville End-of-Life Duolas to talk about dying and preparations for death so that people can be more comfortable with the... more
Join the Gainesville End-of-Life Duolas to talk about dying and preparations for death so that people can be more comfortable with the topic.

Wed, Jan 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with your basic computer questions.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Combined Meeting Room
Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? La Leche League of Gainesville can be a support to you with free monthly meetings.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Area
This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs and nursery rhymes... more
This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs and nursery rhymes while using motion, sight, sound and touch.

Canceled
Wed, Jan 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Playback is a type of improvised drama wherein the actors hear a teller’s story and “playback” that story for the teller. Playback... more
Playback is a type of improvised drama wherein the actors hear a teller’s story and “playback” that story for the teller. Playback Theater is led by Dr. Karelisa Hartigan, retired UF professor.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Area
Come play Nintendo Wii games with us!

Wed, Jan 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room A
Join us for a creative take-home craft on the 4th Wednesday of every month!
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 22, 4:30pm - 7:45pm
Come join other Scrabble enthusiasts each Wednesday evening from 4:30 pm to 7:45 pm. Look for them at the table in the Music CD Area.

Wed, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Room B
Come relax at this meditation class on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Presented branch teachers from the Kadampa Meditation... more
Come relax at this meditation class on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Presented branch teachers from the Kadampa Meditation Center Tampa Bay.

Thu, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Area
It's Storytime! Interactive fun with books stories songs and other activities perfect for preschoolers and toddlers.

Thu, Jan 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with your basic computer questions.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Room B
Join our weekly needlework group at 2pm on Thursdays at the Millhopper Branch Library.

Thu, Jan 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room A
For those who are interested in writing their life history for family and friends. Come share ideas and get encouragement from others.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 7:45pm
Teen Room
Sit back and enjoy the Harry Potter movie series from the beginning. Each month, we'll watch a new film.

Thu, Jan 23, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Combined Meeting Room
Teaches parents about technologies available to students with exceptional education needs. Presented by Elisa Wern.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Combined Meeting Room
Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music dancing and bonding time with your baby or... more
Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music dancing and bonding time with your baby or toddler.

Fri, Jan 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Combined Meeting Room
Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music dancing and bonding time with your baby or... more
Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music dancing and bonding time with your baby or toddler.

Fri, Jan 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Room A
Want to learn how to tell your story in a humorous way? Come enjoy this free 7-week class with award-winning author Shelley Fraser Mickle.

Fri, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room B
Come learn to make stop-motion animation and claymation films! Please register to hold your spot--but walk-ins are welcome!

Fri, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room A
Pals Thrive will be here for an Anti-Bullying Defense Against the Dark Arts.

Sat, Jan 25, 9:30am - 11:00am
Room B
Come make something fun to celebrate Winter. All materials provided.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Room A
Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music dancing and bonding time with your baby or toddler.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join the Millhopper Chess Club every Saturday. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Area
Join us for a fun kid-friendly movie.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Room B
Part fan club, part literary society, the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) has regional groups that meet throughout the U.S.... more
Part fan club, part literary society, the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) has regional groups that meet throughout the U.S. and Canada to discuss Jane Austen and her works.

Sun, Jan 26, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Area
Bring the whole family and play board games, card games and puzzles too! All afternoon, in the Children's Area.

Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Meeting Room
New Heights Improv provides monthly workshops for adults and youth (4-18 years) who are interested in learning how to “play” through... more
New Heights Improv provides monthly workshops for adults and youth (4-18 years) who are interested in learning how to “play” through short form improvisational theatre.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Combined Meeting Room
Volunteers provide FREE income tax preparation from 10 am - 2 pm on Mondays and Thursdays at the Millhopper Branch Library.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Area
This is a time for babies and their caregivers to gather, socialize, and play. Toys will be provided and children's music will be played.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Combined Meeting Room
Interested in foreign affairs and current events? Come join the Foreign Affairs Study group to study and discuss what is happening... more
Interested in foreign affairs and current events? Come join the Foreign Affairs Study group to study and discuss what is happening around the world.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Area
Join us for an hour of traditional storytelling.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Room
Act out some of our favorite scenes from the Harry Potter movies.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Gaming in the afternoon

Mon, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Combined Meeting Room
Join us for Amrit Yoga at 6pm on Mondays at the Millhopper Branch.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room A
Come enjoy a new movie that's just come out on DVD. Skip that long holds line and watch it on our big screen. Today's movie is "Downton... more
Come enjoy a new movie that's just come out on DVD. Skip that long holds line and watch it on our big screen. Today's movie is "Downton Abbey."

Tue, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with your basic computer questions.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Room
We provide the Legos, and you provide the imagination. Come build awesome Lego structures with other kids in the library!

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room A
Join us on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for free English Classes at the Millhopper Branch provided by the Latina Women's League.