Bartram Trail Branch

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, March 31 @ 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, March 31 @ 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, March 31 @ 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, April 1 @ 3pm

It's not an April Fool's Day joke...the movie is on!  It'san early release day, so grab your friends and come watch that favorite movie about all those spotted dogs. Please contact us at 827-6960 for the movie title we're showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationWednesday, April 1 @ 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.

 

 

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

Monday, April 6 @ 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 the club leader, Vara Suresh, at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, April 7 @ 4pm - 6pmhomework help

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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, April 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.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, April 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.

 

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, April 9 @ 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.


Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, April 9 @ 5pm

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, April 10 @ 10am

The StorytellerThis month's selection is The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. Once again, Picoult offers readers an ethical dilemma. What do you do when you find out your friend is not who you thought? Sage Singer strikes up a friendship with Josef Weber, the community’s beloved retired teacher and little league coach. One day Josef asks Sage to kill him. Shocked by his request, she refuses. Then Josef confesses his darkest secret: he was a Nazi SS guard and therefore, deserves to die. To complicate things further, Sage’s grandmother is a Holocaust survivor. Can Sage offer Josef forgiveness, even though she was not the one wronged? And if she honors his request, is it murder or justice? New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, April 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.

 

American Sign Language Extravaganza

Saturday, April 11 @ 10am

Come join us for an amazing family-oriented American Sign Language extravaganza by the Creekside High School Sign Language Class. 
 

 

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, April 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.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, April 14 @ 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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, April 14 @ 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

flagsTuesday, April 14 @ 6:30pm

The 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.

 

Science for Kids!

Wednesday, April 15 @ 3pm JEA Energy Detective

Celebrate Earth Month and become an Energy Detective! There has been an increase in vampire loads in our area and we need more trained detectives to help find and get rid of them! Learn how to use such tools as a Kill-a-Watt meter, Infrared Thermometer, and more! This one-hour training is great for children 7 and older. Detectives- bring your adult! Register Today! www.greenteamproject.org/eventcalendar or call 904-348-0718.

National Library Week: Teen Literature Day

national library week

Thursday, April 16 from 2pm - 8pm

Teens, and those who love teen literature, are invited to celebrate Teen Literature Day, a special celebratory day during National Library Week. Join us anytime after school (2pm - 8pm) on April 16 to celebrate the announcement of the 2015 Teen Top Ten nominees. Have a sweet treat and browse through previous years' winners to find a new great read.

 

Family Bingo for Books

Saturday, April 18 @ 2pm

Don't miss this chance to win free books while having fun playing Bingo! All materials will be supplied by the Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library. 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, April 18 @ 5pm - 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.

 

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

Monday, April 20 @ 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.

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

a long way goneMonday, April 20 @ 7pm

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, written by Ishmael Beah tells his story of being a child solider in Sierra Leone. His reflections paint the grisly story of modern day warfare. Children are manipulated to go against their nature. They are made into killers and experience violence no child should have to endure. Beah’s account is heartbreakingly honest and will change your view of the conflicts going on worldwide.

 

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, April 21 @ 4pm - 6pmhomework help

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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, April 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.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, April 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.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, April 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 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Acrylic Painting Class for Adults

Friday, April 24 @ 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.

 

Moon Viewing and Star Gazing

Friday, April 24 @ 7pm - 9pm
Looking for an event the entire family will enjoy? The Northeast Florida Astronomy Society will be here to show us the moon and the stars! (Weather permitting.) Groups are asked to register in advance by contacting Carla or Melissa at 827-6960.

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, April 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.

 

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, April 28 @ 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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, April 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.

 

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

Wednesday, April 29 @ 3pm

art programIf 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.

 

 

 

American Sign Language Presentation

Saturday, May 2 @ 10am

Join us for a family-oriented morning of American Sign Language presented by the Creekside High School Sign Language Class. 

 

Wi$e Money Week: Adult Financial Planning Workshops

Adult Financial Planning WorkshopsSaturday, May 2  @ 10:30am and 1pm
SJCPLS and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants are teaming up to celebrate Wi$e Money Week, April 26 - May 2, 2015. The Social Security Workshop focuses on issues important for those nearing retirement and the Investing Workshop focuses on how to design, build, and manage investments; the different types of assets; and how the financial industry operates.  You may register for either or both of the workshops by contacting the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

10:30am   Social Security: Overview and Strategies
1pm          Investing

 

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

Monday, May 4 @ 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 the club leader, Vara Suresh, at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, May 5 @ 4pm - 6pmhomework help

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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, May 5 @ 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 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.

 

Children's Movie Matinee

Wednesday, May 6 @ 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.

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationThursday, May 7 @ 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 the library at 827-6960 for registration information.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, May 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

genealogy clubSaturday, May 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 library at 827-6960.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Monday, May 11 @ 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.

 

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, May 12 @ 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 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library Meeting

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, May 12 @ 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.

 

International Affairs Discussion Group

Tuesday, May 12 @ 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.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Wednesday, May 13 @ 3pm

Kids LEGO  ClubCome 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, May 14  @ 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.


Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, May14 @ 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.

 

 

Family Bingo for Books

Saturday, May 16 @2pm

Don't miss this chance to win free books while having fun playing Bingo! All materials will be supplied by the Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library. 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, May 16 @ 5pm - 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.

 

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

Monday, May 18 @ 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 the club leader, Vara Suresh, at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, May 19 @ 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 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.

 

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

art programWednesday, May 20 @ 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.

 

 

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, May 21  @ 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.


Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, May 23 @ 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.

 

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, May 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, May 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.

 

 

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.

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