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Summer at the Library: Magic of Imagination

Magic of Sands

2023-06-11 14:00:00 2023-06-11 15:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library: Magic of Imagination In this 45 minute family program we discover that by using our imagination and working together we can fill our lives with magic.   Headquarters Library - Meeting Room A

Sunday, June 11
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-11 14:00:00 2023-06-11 15:00:00 America/New_York Summer at the Library: Magic of Imagination In this 45 minute family program we discover that by using our imagination and working together we can fill our lives with magic.   Headquarters Library - Meeting Room A

Headquarters Library

Meeting Room A

In this 45 minute family program we discover that by using our imagination and working together we can fill our lives with magic.  

With over 20 years of performing experience, Robert Sands brings us cutting edge illusions and world class sleight of hand! In this 45-minute family program we discover that by using our imagination and working together can fill our lives with magic. 

AGE GROUP: | Elementary (6-11 years) |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Reading Program |

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Headquarters Library

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Headquarters 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
Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Alachua County Library District Governing Board

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us every Thursday in July for a two-hour crafting session.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Foundation Room
Come participate in a fantasy world where you take control of your actions in a story! You can play as a character that you created or... more
Come participate in a fantasy world where you take control of your actions in a story! You can play as a character that you created or as one provided at the game.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Play, learn, and create with us as we keep our summer brains sharp with science, technology, engineering, art, and math inspired fun.

Thu, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Practice to improve reading skills and confidence!

Thu, Jul 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room A
Learn about homelessness in Alachua County and help create simple crafts to donate.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Foundation Room,Plaza Area
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A
Meeting of the Headquarters Library team for the 2024 Teen Battle of the Books.

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Enjoy programs geared towards adults all summer long at our Adult Summer Camp 2023.

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Come hear national novelist Jennifer Longo speak, followed by a Q & A.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
Are you preparing for the GED? If you have questions or need some motivation and support, come join us at the library with an... more
Are you preparing for the GED? If you have questions or need some motivation and support, come join us at the library with an experienced GED prep teacher.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Space
Join us every Saturday afternoon for Chess Club. Learn to play, practice, or improve your skills. All ages welcome.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A
The ultimate Alachua County teen trivia competition. Check us out.

Sun, Jul 28, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Storywoods Room
Accessible for patrons on the autism spectrum and those with sensory sensitivities. Introduce children to the library and rhythms of... more
Accessible for patrons on the autism spectrum and those with sensory sensitivities. Introduce children to the library and rhythms of story time in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner. .

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Foundation Room
Watch a summer blockbuster movie at Headquarters Library.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with basic computer questions and... more
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with basic computer questions and library databases.

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Individuals interested in writing, drawing, or looking to have meaningful conversations are invited to join for this creativity club.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Opportunity for community providers of adult education to discuss and share current and future programmiing.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Get help learning how to use the computer. This is for everyone from true beginners to those wanting to refine their Microsoft Excel skills.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Calling all astronauts and extraterrestrials to join us for some out of this world stories, crafts, and play.

Tue, Jul 30, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Foundation Room
Please join us for a three-part program where we will be making paper mache piggy banks and learning about personal finance!

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Read, laugh, and sing with us for Preschool Story Time

Wed, Jul 31, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Meeting Room B
Get help with your job search. Not great with computers? That's ok! We're here to help.

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Create new LEGO masterpieces every week at the Headquarters Library.

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Teens + Tweens - join us to talk all things books on the last Wednesday each month!

Wed, Jul 31, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Foundation Room
Learn to play the popular tabletop role-playing game and make some fun crafts along your fantasy adventure!  Enjoy programs geared... more
Learn to play the popular tabletop role-playing game and make some fun crafts along your fantasy adventure!  Enjoy programs geared towards adults all summer long at our Adult Summer Camp 2024.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Services Area
Come join us for an end-of-summer party that has so many kind of bubbles!

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us every Thursday in July for a two-hour crafting session.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Play, learn, and create with us as we keep our summer brains sharp with science, technology, engineering, art, and math inspired fun.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Study Room E,Meeting Room A
Continuing our Introduction to Crochet with new stitches and patterns advancing our knowledge of all things crochet.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Do you play (or want to get into playing) Dungeons and Dragons or Pathfinder? Do you have character ideas? We can help!

Thu, Aug 01, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Practice to improve reading skills and confidence!

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Foundation Room,Plaza Area
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Fri, Aug 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Enjoy programs geared towards adults all summer long at our Adult Summer Camp 2023.

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
Are you preparing for the GED? If you have questions or need some motivation and support, come join us at the library with an... more
Are you preparing for the GED? If you have questions or need some motivation and support, come join us at the library with an experienced GED prep teacher.

Sun, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Join us in the Story Woods Room for a movie in the afternoon! We will be featuring family favorites on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the... more
Join us in the Story Woods Room for a movie in the afternoon! We will be featuring family favorites on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. - and sometimes on the 5th Sunday!

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Foundation Room
Watch a new movie from the library's collection.

Mon, Aug 05, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Meeting Room B
Individuals interested in writing, drawing, or looking to have meaningful conversations are invited to join for this creativity club.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers.

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Get help learning how to use the computer. This is for everyone from true beginners to those wanting to refine their Microsoft Excel skills.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Read, laugh, and sing with us for Preschool Story Time

Wed, Aug 07, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Meeting Room B
Get help with your job search. Not great with computers? That's ok! We're here to help.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lobby
HealthStreet is a community engagement program from the University of Florida that focuses on research, outreach, and community needs... more
HealthStreet is a community engagement program from the University of Florida that focuses on research, outreach, and community needs and services.

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Create new LEGO masterpieces every week at the Headquarters Library.

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Join us in the Teen Space for some fun Nintendo Switch gaming.

Wed, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room B
Individuals interested in post-incarceration support are invited to join this monthly meeting. This group is facilitated by those with... more
Individuals interested in post-incarceration support are invited to join this monthly meeting. This group is facilitated by those with lived experience.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Alachua County Library District Governing Board

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Foundation Room
Come play Dungeons & Dragons! Beginners welcome.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Play, learn, and create with us as we keep our summer brains sharp with science, technology, engineering, art, and math inspired fun.

Thu, Aug 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room B
Practice to improve reading skills and confidence!

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room A
Are you learning Spanish? Join us for casual conversation practice.