Bartram Trail Branch

Children's Summer Film Festival

Tuesdays in July @ 3pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we'll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it's fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We'll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks. 

 

 

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library Meeting

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, July 8 @ 6pm
Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library are invited to attend the July meeting at 6pm in the Manatee Room. Prospective Friends are invited to attend and learn more about the Friends and what it is they do.

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, July 9 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.

 

Summer Reading Event: Saltwater Cowgirls

saltwater cowgirlsThursday, July 10 @ 10am
Join us for another exciting FLYP event and come dance to the music of St. Augustine’s own Saltwater Cowgirls as they serenade us with music inspired by the ocean and sea creatures. Here they are on YouTube.

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are intended for the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Summer Reading Event: Teen Craft (Grades 6-12): Ginormous Tissue Paper Flowers

teen craftThursday, July 10 @ 2pm 
You've seen them before -- those little paper flowers that are used for decorations.  But, you haven't seen one like the ones that will be made today -- they are ginormous! Stop in and make one for yourself, or, give it to a friend. Class size is limited, so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to reserve your spot. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, July 10 @ 6pm
In the mood for a movie? Come to the library and watch the flick we're showing on our big screen. You're welcome to bring your own snacks. Please call the library at 827-6960 for movie title.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, July 12 @ 9:30am - Noon
Do you love books? Do you love your library? The Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library will hold this month's book sale from 9:30am to noon -- books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks will be available. Proceeds from the book sale support programs at the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, July 12 @ 2pm
Curious about who's hidden in your family tree? Join fellow family history hunters from 2pm - 4pm. For additional information, please contact the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

Tuesdays in July @ 3pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we'll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it's fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We'll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks. 

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 15 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, July 15 @ 6pm 
Teens (Ages 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO  ClubWednesday, July 16 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with our LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

 

Summer Reading Event: LB Reptile Experience

reptileThursday, July 17 @ 10am
LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles and more. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation and care of these wonderful reptiles.

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are designed for the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningThursday, July 17 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today at 10am.

 

 

Summer Reading Event: Teen Craft (Grades 6-12): Incredible Edible Craft

teen craftThursday, July 17 @ 2pm 
Let's put a little more science into the mix. This week, we're making an incredible, edible craft. Class size is limited, so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the reference desk to reserve your spot. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, July 17  @ 2pm -4pm
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Need to learn Facebook, Twitter, or how to navigate Pinterest? Or do you just want to know how to download free eBooks from the library's OverDrive and OneClickdigital services? All of your questions can be answered in a 30-minute, one-on-one session with the Reference Team right here at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.

 

Summer Reading Event: Teen Graphic Novel Workshop

graphic novel workshopFriday, July 18 @ 2pm

Are you a teen who loves graphic novels? Ever thought of creating one yourself? All middle school and high school students are invited to this workshop on making comics with Andre Frattino, local author of two graphic novels for teens, The Reaper of St. George Street and Lost Souls of Savannah, featuring teen ghost hunters from St. Augustine. Andre will show you what it takes to become a graphic novel author with opportunities to create your own art if you wish. All teen graphic novel enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in this hands-on workshop. Please call the Library at 827-6960 with any questions -- this workshop is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, July 19 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today at 10am.

 

 

Summer Reading Event: Solar Viewing

sunSaturday, July 19 @ 11am

We've observed the moon, now it's time to take a look at the sun. The Northeast Florida Astronomy Society will be here to show us the daytime sky (weather permitting). Groups are asked to register in advance by contacting Carla or Melissa at 827-6960.

 

Summer Reading Event: Telescope and Binocular Workshop

astronomySaturday, July 19 @ 12pm

Do you have a telescope or binoculars? Did you know the library has one of each that you can check out? Bring your own or learn how to use the library's equipment at this hands-on workshop presented by members of the Northeast Florida Astronomy Society. Please register for this workshop by contacting the library at 827-6960.

 

Nature Detectives...for KIDS!

batsMonday, July 21 @ 10am & 11:30am (repeat workshop)

Children (ages 6 - 12) are invited to become Nature Detectives and learn all about bats and the important role they play within our ecosystem at these hands-on programs.  Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and have fun learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and how to spot them.  This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library and the Garden Club of St. Augustine. Space is limited; stop by the Reference Desk or call the library at 827-6960 to reserve your spot.  Please note:  children under the age of 10 must have a parent or guardian present for the duration of the program.


Bartram Trail Book Club

book coverMonday, July 21 @ 7pm
Everyone is invited to discuss Teacher Man, the memoir by Frank McCourt. This is McCourt's third book and tells the story of his 30-year career as a high school and college teacher in New York. New members are always welcome.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, July 22 @ 1pm

Stop in with your iPad, or any other type of tablet, to learn tips and tricks and get awesome app recommendations. No registration required.

 

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

Tuesdays in July @ 3pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we'll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it's fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We'll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks. 

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 22 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

 

Summer Reading Event: Magician Mark Alan

magician mark alanThursday, July 24 @ 10am
Join us for this exciting FLYP event and be prepared to be amazed by the magic of Mark Alan.

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are intended for the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Summer Reading Event: Teen Craft (Grades 6 - 12): Bracelet

teen craftThursday, July 24 @ 2pm 
Who doesn't love bracelets? Come in to create your own wire wrapped bangle bracelet. Class size is limited, call the library at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to reserve your spot. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, July 26 @ 5pm
Teens in grades 6-12, bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play  Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

Tuesdays in July @ 3pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we'll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it's fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We'll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks. 

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 29 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, July 31 @ 10am - 12pm
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Need to learn Facebook, Twitter, or how to navigate Pinterest? Or do you just want to know how to download free eBooks from the library's OverDrive and OneClickdigital services? All of your questions can be answered in a 30-minute, one-on-one session with the Reference Team right here at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.

 

Summer Reading Event: Meet Your Local Super Heroes

Thursday, July 31 @ 10am

fire truckCome and meet our local Super Heroes. The men and women of the Switzerland Fire House will bring the fire fighting trucks and an ambulance for you to explore. They will also teach us lots of way to be safe in our homes and neighborhoods.

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are designed for the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Summer Reading Event: Ice Cream Party

ice creamThursday, July 31 @ 2pm

You've been reading all summer... now it's time to celebrate. Join us at the branch for an ice cream party -- we'll do the scooping, you add your toppings. And, as always, keep on reading. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

First Friday Book Club

The Shoemaker's WifeFriday, August 1 @ 2pm
This month's selection is The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani. Set in the years preceding and during World War I,  Ciro and Enza are two young star crossed lovers from separate villages in the Italian Alps.  Fate takes them both to New York where they meet again, and separate, until the power of their love changes their lives forever.   New members are always welcome.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, August 5 @ 6pm 
Teens (age 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 5 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

 

My Gym Family Storytime

BT StorytimesWednesday, August 6 @ 10:15am
We're closing out our summer storytimes with the My Gym crew! Don't miss out on this last storytime until September!

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, August 9 @ 9:30am - Noon

Do you love books? Do you love your library? The Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library will hold this month's book sale from 9:30am to noon - books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks will be available. Proceeds from the book sale support programs at the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, August 9 @ 2pm
Curious about who's hidden in your family tree? Join fellow family history hunters from 2pm - 4pm. For additional information, please contact the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 12 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO  ClubWednesday, August 13 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with our LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens & Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, August 13 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, August 14  @ 2pm - 4pm
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Need to learn Facebook, Twitter, or how to navigate Pinterest? Eager to know how to download free eBooks from the library's OverDrive and OneClickdigital services? All of your questions can be answered in a 30-minute, one-on-one session with the Reference Team at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, August 14 @ 5:30pm
In the mood for a movie? Come to the library and watch the flick we're showing on our big screen. You're welcome to bring your own snacks. Please call the library at 827-6960 for movie title.

 

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, August 16 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today at 10am.

 

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

book coverMonday, August 18 @ 7pm
"Spanning decades, generations, and America in the 1940s and today, The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion  by Fannie Flagg is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today, and five women who in 1943 worked in a Phillips 66 gas station, during the WWII years." New members are always welcome.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 19 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet, or knit, blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, August 19 @ 6pm 
Teens (Age 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningThursday, August 21 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today at 10am.

 

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, August 26 @ 1pm

Stop in with your iPad, or any other type of tablet, to learn tips and tricks and get awesome app recommendations. No registration required.

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 26 @ 6pm

crochet club

Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, August 28  @ 10am - 12pm
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Need to learn Facebook, Twitter, or how to navigate Pinterest? Eager to know how to download free eBooks from the library's OverDrive and OneClickdigital services? All of your questions can be answered in a 30-minute, one-on-one session with the Reference Team at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, August 30 @ 5pm - 7pm
Teens, grades 6-12, bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play  Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

Hours
Mon., Tues., Thurs. 10am - 8pm
Wed., Fri. 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed

Contact
Dan Markus, Branch Manager
Lisa Darenberg, Youth Services
Carla Day, Young Adult Services
Maribeth Wood, Reference
Melissa Burke, Circulation
Telephone: (904) 827-6960
Fax: (904) 827-6965
Email: libbt@sjcfl.us*

Location
60 Davis Pond Blvd.
Fruit Cove, Florida 32259
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Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library
President: Nancy Tanzler

 

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