Bartram Trail Branch

Coin Club for Kids

coins

Monday, April 21 @ 4pm
Hey kids, have you been thinking about starting a coin collection? Then you'll want to come to the "Introduction to Coin Collecting for Kids" program presented by the Greater Jacksonville Coin Club. You'll learn about the history of U.S. coins, how they are made, where the mints are located, and get to see coins like half cents, Flying Eagles, Indian Head cents, half dimes, half dollars, and many more. Registration is required, please call the library at 827-6960 to reserve your spot.

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

Cutting for StoneMonday, April 21 @ 7pm
Everyone is invited to discuss, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles--and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined. New members are always welcome.

 

 

An Evening of American Sign Language

Tuesday, April 22 @ 5pm

Come join us for an amazing family-oriented American Sign Language extravaganza. The Creekside High School Sign Language Class will be signing children's books in ASL, sharing ASL lessons in colors, animals, and the alphabet; and will also be signing popular songs in ASL.  

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, April 22 @ 6pm

crochet club

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.

 

 

Home Energy & Water Evaluation Kit Workshop

Energy WorkshopSaturday, April 26 @ 10:30am

JEA, the Green Team Project, and SJCPLS 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. Register here.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, April 29 @ 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

crochet club

Tuesday, April 29 @ 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.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO  ClubWednesday, April 30 @ 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.

 

 

First Friday Book Club

The End of Your Life Book ClubFriday, May 2 @ 2pm
Please join us for this month's selection, The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe. Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when Will casually asks her what she's reading. The conversation they have grows into tradition, soon they are reading the same books so they can have something to talk about in the hospital waiting room. The ones they choose range from classic to popular, from fantastic to spiritual, and we hear their passion for reading and their love for each other in their intimate and searching discussions. New members are always welcome.

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, May 3 @ 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.

 

International Relations Book Club

flagsMonday, May 5 @ 6:30pm

The International Relations Book Club meets to discuss current international events. The discussion is moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, May 6 @ 6pm
Teens, grades 6 -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, May 6 @ 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)

art programWednesday, May 7 @ 3pm
The art project for this month is in honor of Mother's Day.  If you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create a special art project perfect for giving to your mom! 

 

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital Librarian Thursdays, May 8, 15, and 29 @ 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.

 

Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, May 8 @ 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.

 

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationThursday, May 8 @ 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.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, May 10 @ 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, May 10 @ 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

Monday, May 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.

 

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library Meeting

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, May 13 @ 6pm
Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library are invited to attend the May 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.

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningThursday, May 15 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital Librarian Thursdays, May 15 and 29 @ 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.

 

Wi$e Money Week: Adult Financial Planning Workshops

Adult Financial Planning WorkshopsSaturday, May 17  @ 10am - 2pm
SJCPLS and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants are teaming up to celebrate Wi$e Money Week, May 11-17, 2014. The Social Security Workshop focuses on issues important for those nearing retirement and the Estate Planning Workshop focuses on changes that may affect your estate planning. You may register for either or both of the workshops by contacting the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

10am - 11:30am   Social Security: Overview and Strategies
1pm - 2:30pm   Estate Planning

 

Family Bingo for Books

BingoSaturday, May 17 @ 2pm
Looking for fun for the whole family? Come in and play Bingo for Books from 2pm to 3pm today. 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.

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

book coverMonday, May 19 @ 7pm
Everyone is invited to discuss Breaking Night, the memoir by Liz Murray.  This young woman went from being homeless to attending Harvard.  New members are always welcome!

 

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, May 20 @ 6pm
Teens, grades 6 -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, May 20 @ 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, May 21 @ 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.

 

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, May 27 @ 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

crochet club

Tuesday, May 27 @ 6pm
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 Librarian Thursday, May 29 @ 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.

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, May 31 @ 5-7pm

Teens (Age 12+), bring your friends to the Bartram Trail library for a couple hours of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, and PS3, or play Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

Chess Club for kids, Tweens, and Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, June 11 @ 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.

 

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
Amy A., 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

 

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Meeting rooms can be reserved. Please click here for more information.
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