Bartram Trail Branch

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

art programWednesday, October 22 @ 3pm

If you like art, and you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month's artist.

 

 

 

Kids Halloween: Magic Show and Trail of Treats

Friday, October 24 @ 3pm

happy halloweenChildren of all ages are invited to attend the Dr. Magic Show, followed by a trip down the trail of Halloween treats. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

 

 

Home Energy & Water Evaluation Kit Workshop

Energy WorkshopSaturday, October 25 @ 10:30am

JEA, the Green Team Project, and St. Johns County Public Libraries have partnered to offer free Home Energy & Water Evaluation Kits for checkout with your library card. Attend this free workshop to learn ways to use your energy more efficiently and save money. Registration is required.

 

4-H Science After School Club (Grades 4 and 5)

Monday, October 27 @ 5pm

4H science club

The Crazy Comets 4-H Club is now meeting at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. If you're in 4th or 5th grade and crazy about science, come join the club. Space is limited; sign up today on 4-HOnline www.4honline.com. For more information, please contact club leader Vara Suresh at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com

 

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Mondays, October 27; November 3, 10, and 17 @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the SAT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the ACT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on November 17.  For information regarding the prep classes, and possible future class sessions, email folbtl@gmail.com. Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.

 

iPad User Group

Tuesday, October 28 @ 1pm

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

 

 

Homework Help

homework helpTuesday, October 28 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

crochet clubTuesday, October 28 @ 6pm

Adults and teens (Ages 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 Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 28 @ 6pm

happy halloweenWe're having a Halloween Party! You can put on a costume or come as yourself....but don't miss out on this one! This event is sponsored by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, October 30  @ 2pm - 4pm

Book a Digital LibrarianDo you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Ready to stream movies, tv shows, and music through hoopla or download digital magazines through Zinio? 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 right here at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Jacksonville Genealogy Society: Introduction to Genealogy Classes

Saturday, November 1 @ 10:15am

genealogy clubThe Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding a three-session Introduction to Genealogy Class, featuring research resources in the U.S. It will be held from 10:15am to 1:15pm at the Bartram Trail  Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259, on the following Saturdays: November 1, 8, and 22, 2014.

This class is for the beginning researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Subjects include: Back to Basics; Research Documentation; Sources-What are they?; Dates, Places & Relationships; Use of Vital, Court, and Church Records; Record Keeping; and much more. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address, and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Mondays, November 3 and 10   @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the SAT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the ACT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on November 17.  For information regarding the prep classes and possible future class sessions, email folbtl@gmail.com  Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, November 4 @ 4pm - 6pm

homework helpHaving trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, November 4 @ 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.

 

Children's Movie Matinee

Wednesday, November 5 @ 3pm

It's an early release day, so grab your friends and join us for a movie. Please contact us at 827-6960 to find out what we're showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, November 6  @ 2pm - 4pm

Book a Digital LibrarianDo you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Ready to stream movies, tv shows, and music through hoopla or download digital magazines through Zinio? 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 right here at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationThursday, November 6 @ 6pm

Teens, the library is a great place to get your volunteer hours. Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Class size is limited; please call 827-6960 for registration information.

 

 

First Friday Book Club

11/22/63Friday, November 7 @ 10am

This month's selection is 11/22/63 by Stephen King. Life can change in an instant as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. Al, Jake’s friend and owner of a local diner, asks for Jake’s help to stop the Kennedy assassination. Hidden in the diner’s storeroom is a portal that transports Jake back to 1958, where he begins a new life and where all roads lead to Lee Harvey Oswald. Join us as we explore a new course in history and find answers to all those “what if” questions. New members are always welcome.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, November 8 @ 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.

 

Jacksonville Genealogy Introduction to Genealogy Class Session II

Saturday, November 8 @ 10:15am
genealogy club
The Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding the second session of a three-session Introduction to Genealogy Class today.

This class is for the beginning researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Subjects include: Back to Basics; Research Documentation; Sources-What are they?; Dates, Places & Relationships; Use of Vital, Court, and Church Records; Record Keeping; and much more. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.

 

Genealogy Club

Saturday, November 8 @ 2pm
genealogy club
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.

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Monday, November  10  @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the SAT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the ACT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on November 17.  For information regarding the prep classes and possible future class sessions, email folbtl@gmail.com  Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Monday, November 10 @ 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.

 

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

Wednesday, November 12 @ 3pm
art program
If you like art, and you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month's artist.

 

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, November 12 @ 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.

 

 

Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, November 13 @ 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.

 

 

Acrylic Painting Class for Adults

Friday, November 14 @ 10:30am

painting with acrylicsSeniors and adults, discover art through the Library and its resources. Those who have never held a paintbrush, mixed colors, or created a personal masterpiece will have the opportunity to do so completely free of charge. This 4-hour workshop will include a light lunch and is sponsored by the St. Johns Cultural Council, the State of the Arts License Plate Program, and the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library. Interested artists should call the library at 827-6960 to sign up for the workshop.

 

Family Bingo for Books

BingoSaturday, November 15 @ 2pm

Looking for fun for the whole family? Come in and play Bingo for Books. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Teen Gamers

Saturday, November 15 @ 5pm

International Games DayTeens in grades 6-12, bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. It's International Games Day! We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play  Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes Practice Tests

ACT/SAT Prep ClassMonday, November 17 @ 5pm

Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on November 17. For information regarding possible future class sessions, email folbtl@gmail.com. Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.                                               

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

The Death of SantiniMonday, November 17 @ 7pm

Meet Bull Meecham, a Marine fighter pilot who rules both his squadron and family with an iron fist. His wife, Lillian is more level-headed and protects her children from the harshness of her husband. Their eldest son Ben must find the courage to stand up for himself against a father who will never give him his approval. Try as you might to hate him, Bull Meecham is a character readers love. New members are always welcome.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, November 18 @ 4pm - 6pm

homework helpHaving trouble with that math problem? Science got you down?  Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, November 18 @ 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, November 18 @ 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.

 

 

JEA Workshop for Kids

Wednesday, November 19 @ 3pm

Kids JEA WorkshopAttention math geeks and science nerds: your parents need your help to save energy AND money. Come to our DIY Science program and learn how to measure energy used in your home. You can then use these calculations to see where you can make some changes to save money AND help save the earth. You’ll be able to borrow a home energy kit for two weeks to do your own experiments at home. Recommended for ages 10 and up (unless you’re a MATH GENIUS.) Please bring your adult with you. Register by calling the library at 827-6960. Presented for free by the Green Team Project in conjunction with JEA and the St. Johns County Public Library System.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, November 20  @ 10am - 12pm

Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Ready to stream movies, tv shows, and music through hoopla or download digital magazines through Zinio? 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 right here at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Real to Reel Documentaries

MovieFriday, November 21 @ 10am

Enjoy a light continental breakfast while you watch this month's documentary about backup singers on our big screen. Refreshments provided by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library.  Please call the library at 827-6960 for movie title.

 

 

Jacksonville Genealogy Introduction to Genealogy Session III

genealogy clubSaturday, November 22 @ 10:15am

The Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding the last session of the Introduction to Genealogy Class today.  This class is for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course.

Subjects include: Back to Basics; Research Documentation; Sources-What are they?; Dates, Places & Relationships; Use of Vital, Court, and Church Records; Record Keeping; and much more. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.  

 

4-H Science After School Club (Grades 4-5)

Monday, November 24 @ 5pm

4H science club

The Crazy Comets 4-H Club is now meeting at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. If you're in 4th or 5th grade and crazy about science, come join the club. Space is limited; sign up today on 4-HOnline www.4honline.com. For more information, please contact club leader Vara Suresh at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, November 25 @ 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.

 

 

Homework Help

homework helpTuesday, November 25 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, November 25 @ 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, November 26 @ 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.

 

 

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
Click here for Map and Directions

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library
President: Nancy Tanzler

 

  Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
Meeting rooms can be reserved. Please click here for more information.
*Under Florida law, e-mail address are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead please contact via phone or in writing.

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