Bartram Trail Branch

Adult Craft: Hanging Plant Basket

flowersThursday, May 28 @ 10:30am

It’s time to get your hands dirty! Spring is a time for celebrating the beauty of nature. Join us for a take-home craft for your garden. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 827-6960 to reserve your space.

 

 

Adult Summer Reading @ Bartram Trail Library

ReadingJune 1 - August 8

Who says kids get to have all the fun?  Escape the Ordinary by reading a book of your choice. Jot down a brief review on a bookmark, and drop it off at the branch to be entered to win free books each week .  There will be an end-of-summer grand prize winner, too!  The more you read, the more chances you have to win.  For more information, please call the library at 827-6960 or visit the Reference Desk.  Our adult summer reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver.  We look forward to seeing you. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, June 2 @ 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, June 2 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, June 3 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Family Storytimes

storytimeFamily Storytimes: Wednesdays, June and July  @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation CLASS IS FULL

teen orientationWednesday, June 3 @ 4pm

Teens, you know you need them...and, 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 a Digital Librarian

Thursday, June 4  @ 10am - 12pm

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 the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Friday Book Club

Friday, June 5 @ 10am

The Invention of WingsThis month's selection The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd, follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined.  New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Teen Financial Literacy Workshop

teen financial literacy workshop Saturday, June 6 @ 10am to 3pm

Are you starting your first job? Are you graduating from high school soon? Are you about to head off to college? Whatever the reason, every teen needs to learn how to manage money.
The St. Johns River Chapter of the FICPA , and the St. Johns County Public Library are teaming up to help.
Subjects covered will include Careers and Income, Spending Wisely, Saving and Investing, Credit Cards and Debit Cards, How to Buy a Car,  How to Pay for College and more.  Lunch will be provided.  Please call 827-6960 to register, class size is limited.

 

How to Make Comics with Andre Frattino (ages 14 and up)

ReadingMonday, June 8 @ 6pm

Join us for a workshop on making comics with author and artist, Andre Frattino.  Mr. Frattino is associated with the Savannah School of Art and Design and can answer questions about their program.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, June 9 @ 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.

 

International Affairs Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 9 @ 6:30pm

flagsThe International Affairs Discussion Group meets to discuss current international events. The discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, June 10 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, June 10 @ 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.

 

 

Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, June 11 @ 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.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, June 13 @ 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.

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, June 13 @ 10am

Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? The St. Johns County Master Gardeners' will be on hand today from 10am to noon to answer your lawn and garden questions.  You can bring in a soil sample for free pH testing.

 

 

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, June 13 @ 2pm

Curious about who's hidden in your family tree? Join fellow family history hunters from 2pm - 4pm. For additional information, please contact the library at 827-6960.

 

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, June 15 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

Can't Wait to Get to HeavenMonday, June 15 @ 7pm  

Bestselling author Fannie Flagg (Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café) returns with a heartwarming comedy about an 80-year-old woman named Mrs. Shimfessle, who falls out of a fig tree in her front yard one morning. What follows is a near-death experience that gives a comic turn to the age old question, what happens to us after we die? As Mrs. Shimfessle returns to life and earthbound consciousness, she spots a peculiar shoe on the rooftop of the local hospital -- a small sign of a bigger mystery still to come. New members are always welcome.

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

popcornTuesday, June 16 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, June 16 @ 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, June 16 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, June 17 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

FLYP Event: Mark Alan, Magician

Mark Alan, MagicianThursday, June 18 @ 10am

Meet Mark Alan, Magician!  Come and be a part of his magically fun and interactive show!  http://www.markalanmagic.net/

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays.  Each program is 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 geared toward 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 program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Children's Summer Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP) @ 10am Thursdays, June 18 – July 23 at Switzerland Community Church.

Every Hero Has a Story Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays beginning June 18. Each program will be held at the Family Activities Building at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Call the library at 827-6960 for additional information.

These programs are sponsored by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library:

June 18 @ 10am – Mark Alan, Magician
June 25 @ 10am – US Navy Band
July 9 @ 10am - LB Reptile Experience
July 16 @ 10am - Meet Your Local Superheroes
July 23 @ 10am - Jacksonville Zoo


Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, June 18 @ 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 the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


FLYP Teen Craft: Decorate Your Own Tote Bag

ReadingThursday, June 18 @ 3pm

Kick off the summer with a newly decorated tote bag to hold all your summer reads!  We'll supply the materials--you supply the imagination for your decorated bag.  Keep it for yourself or give it to a friend. Class size is limited; please call 827-6960 to reserve your space.  Our young adult summer craft programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Comic Con @ Bartram Trail

storm trooper comic conSaturday, June 20 @ 10-1

Stop by the library for a celebration of all superheroes, graphic novels, comics, and other out-of-this-world phenomena. Enjoy  edible treats, superhero crafts, and a special visit from the 501st Legion! It’s a program for all ages!  Our summer programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, June 20 @ 5pm

Teens (Grades 6-12), bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, Super Smash Brothers, and a PS3---or play Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, June 22 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

popcornTuesday, June 23 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, June 23 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, June 24 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, June 24 @ 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.

 

 

FLYP Event: US Navy Band

Every Hero Has a StoryThursday, June 25 @ 10am

This week we welcome the US Navy Band! Come and listen to their musical medleys of patriotic songs, classic Americana and Jazz!

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays.  Each program is 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 geared toward 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 program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

FLYP Teen Craft: Patriotic Ribbon Wreath

ReadingThursday, June 25 @ 3pm

Come on in and create a red-white-and blue wreath!  Just in time to decorate for the 4th of July holiday!! Space is limited; please call 827-6960 to sign up to make one! Our young adult summer craft programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, June 29 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, June 30 @ 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

popcornTuesday, June 30 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, June 30 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, July 1 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, July 6 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

popcornTuesday, July 7 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, July 7 @ 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, July 7 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, July 8 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, July 8 @ 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.

 

 

FLYP Event: LB Reptile Experience

LB ReptileThursday, July 9 @ 10am

LB Reptile Experience    Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays.  Each program is 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 geared toward the school-age child.  Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building.  Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information.  Tell your friends and join us on July 9 if you want to get up close and personal with lizards, snakes, turtles and more. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation and care of these wonderful reptiles. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, July 9  @ 2pm - 4pm

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 the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


FLYP Teen Craft: Dream Catcher

ReadingThursday, July 9 @ 3pm

This week we are bringing back a favorite craft to make--a dream catcher.  Class size is limited; please call 827-6960 to reserve your space! Our young adult summer craft programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Thurssday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, July 9 @ 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.

 

 

Friday Book Club

Friday, July 10 @ 10am

A Discovery of WitchesThis month's selection is A Discovery of Witches by Deborah E. Harkness. Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her.   New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, July 11 @ 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.

 

Accessible Travel Workshop

Travel WorkshopSaturday, July 11 @ 10am

Travel by mature adults, people with disabilities and special needs, or people traveling with small children is known as "accessible travel." The travel industry aids these travelers by providing additional services and greater accommodations. Meanwhile, the  abundance of information on accessible travel is astounding -- much of it generated by misinformation.
Join Vara Suresh,a Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate, to find out the what, where, and how of accessible travel and the options that are available. The Time is now… Come and learn and start planning your dream trip!

 

 

Genealogy Club

genealogy clubSaturday, July 11 @ 2pm

Curious about who's hidden in your family tree? Join fellow family history hunters from 2pm - 4pm. For additional information, please contact the library at 827-6960.

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, July 13 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Monday, July 13 @ 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.

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

popcornTuesday, July 14 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library Meeting

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, July 14 @ 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.

 

International Affairs Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 14 @ 6:30pm

flagsThe International Affairs Discussion Group meets to discuss current international events. The discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, July 15 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

FLYP Event: SJC Fire Rescue

SJC Fire RescueThursday, July 16 @ 10am

This week we welcome SJC Fire Rescue –our local Super Heroes!  Children will have an up-close tour of the Fire Truck and an ambulance.
http://www.co.st-johns.fl.us/firerescue/

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays.  Each program is 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 geared toward 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 program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

FLYP Teen Craft: Comic Book Magnets

ReadingThursday, July 16 @ 3pm

Bam!  Ka-Pow!!  Holy smokes, Batman!!! Come in today and create your own set of comic book cutout magnets.  Space is limited; call 827-6960 to reserve your spot!   Our young adult summer craft programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, July 18 @ 10am

Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? The St. Johns County Master Gardeners' will be on hand today from 10am to noon to answer your lawn and garden questions.  You can bring in a soil sample for free pH testing.

 

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, July 18 @ 5pm-7pm

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

 

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, July 20 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

Monday, July 20 @ 7pm

The Husband's SecretThis month's selection is The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty. Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all - she's an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But a letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia, or each other, but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband's secret.   New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

Children's Summer Film Festival

popcornTuesday, July 21 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, July 21 @ 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, July 21 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, July 22 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, July 22 @ 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.

 

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, July 23  @ 10am - 12pm

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 the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


FLYP Event: Jacksonville Zoo to You

GiraffeThursday, July 23 @ 10am

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays.  Each program is 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 geared toward the school-age child.  Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building.  Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information.  Join us on July 23 when the Jacksonville Zoo will bring a variety of animals for us to see and learn about!
http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/  *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

2-part College Admission and Scholarship Essay Workshop Series

college essay workshop seriesThursdays, July 23 and July 30 @ 6pm

Fall is approaching, and if you’re a high school junior or senior, that means college applications. Applying to college can seem like a daunting task--But one thing that you shouldn’t worry about is the application essay. This class will explain what colleges are looking for in those essays they ask you to write. Applying for a couple of scholarships? The class will address those, too. By the end of the class series, you should have a good grasp of what makes a solid essay—arguably the most important part of any application. Parents, this class series is free—it’s completely funded by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library. Class size is limited and pre-registration is requested; call the library at 827-6960 to reserve your space.

 

JEA/Green Team Project Home Energy Workshop

Saturday, July 25 @ 10:30am JEA Energy Detective

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. Register at: greenteamproject.org/eventcalendar
or call 904-348-0718.

Superhero Cinema

MovieMonday, July 27 @ 3pm

It's a superhero movie marathon!  Join us at 3pm each Monday, June 15th through July 27 to watch the superhero movie of the week!  All movies are rated PG-13.  Call the library at 827-6960 for movie titles.  Popcorn is provided; feel free to bring your own drinks and other snacks.

 

 

Just for Babies

Just for Babies Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am

 Bring your child to play, socialize, and learn with others their age each Tuesday, June 2 through July 28. For children birth to 15 months and their caregiver. We look forward to seeing you all. For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, July 28 @ 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

popcornTuesday, July 28 @ 3pm

Too hot to be outside? Bring your friends and neighbors and come watch the movie showing on our big screen.  Please contact the library at 827-6960 for the movie title. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 28 @ 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.

 

Family Storytime

storytime Wednesday, July 29 @ 10:15am

Family Storytime is held each Wednesday, June 3 through July 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children of all ages. Each session is 20-25 minutes.

 Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.

 

FLYP Ice Cream Party at the Library

Every Hero Has a Story Wednesday, July 29 @ 3pm

Kids!  You've been reading all summer and enjoying the FLYP programs.  Today, we're closing out the summer programs with an ice cream party at the branch.  We can't wait to see you as you join us for ice cream and all the toppings!!

Children's summer programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Accessible Travel Workshop

Travel WorkshopSaturday, August 8 @ 10:00am

Travel by mature adults, people with disabilities and special needs, or people traveling with small children is known as "accessible travel." The travel industry aids these travelers by providing additional services and greater accommodations. Meanwhile, the  abundance of information on accessible travel is astounding -- much of it generated by misinformation.
Join Vara Suresh, a Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate, to find out the what, where, and how of accessible travel and the options that are available. The Time is now… Come and learn and start planning your dream trip!

 

 

Accessible Travel Workshop

Travel WorkshopSaturday, September 12 @ 10:00am

Travel by mature adults, people with disabilities and special needs, or people traveling with small children is known as "accessible travel." The travel industry aids these travelers by providing additional services and greater accommodations. Meanwhile, the  abundance of information on accessible travel is astounding -- much of it generated by misinformation.
Join Vara Suresh, a Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate, to find out the what, where, and how of accessible travel and the options that are available. The Time is now… Come and learn and start planning your dream trip!

 

 

Bartram Trail Book Club: Orphan Train

Monday, September 21 @ 7pm

Orphan TrainBetween 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? Join us to discuss this powerful tale by Christina Baker Kline.

 

 

Accessible Travel Workshop

Travel WorkshopSaturday, October 10 @ 10:00am

Travel by mature adults, people with disabilities and special needs, or people traveling with small children is known as "accessible travel." The travel industry aids these travelers by providing additional services and greater accommodations. Meanwhile, the  abundance of information on accessible travel is astounding -- much of it generated by misinformation.
Join Vara Suresh, a Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate, to find out the what, where, and how of accessible travel and the options that are available. The Time is now… Come and learn and start planning your dream trip!

 

 

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

 

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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.

Notice: The St. Johns County Public Library System frequently takes photos of its public programs, activities and their participants. Please be aware that these photos may be used in brochures, flyers, web pages, news releases or other promotional materials. Those wishing not to be photographed or recorded should inform the photographer or library staff.

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