Bartram Trail Branch
Wednesday, August 1 @ 10:15 am
All children ages 3 - 5 are invited to receive a 10-minute FREE Early Literacy Screening at the Library courtesy of Nemours BrightStart! Utilize this wonderful opportunity to find out where your child's literacy strengths lay and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school!
Monday, July 9 @ 1 pm
Calling all kids! How can a laser beam help you save energy? What's a kilowatt? Where does the energy for your game system come from? Join us on July 9th at 1 pm for some free summer science experiments using the JEA Home Energy Evaluation Kits! SPACE IS LIMITED! Call us at 827-6960 to register. The first seven people to register will have first dibs at borrowing the kits immediately after the program. Everyone else will be placed on a waiting list for the kits.
Thursday, July 26 @ 6 pm
Parents will learn the skills that ADHD coaches use to help children develop their strengths. This class will focus on the 3 R's of success: respect, responsibility, and resourcefulness. Parents will learn why the 3 R's are so important. They will feel empowered with techniques that can be used every day to raise successful children. This workshop is led by ADHD Coach, Deborah Gomer, BSN, RN, CCM. She has over 22 years experience as a Registered Nurse and is a Certified Case Manager. She has worked as an Educator and Clinical Supervisor, using coaching skills to bring out the best in those she works with.
Friday, July 27 @ 10:30 am & 11:30 am (repeat workshop)
Pre-Registration for these workshops begins Friday, June 1, 2012 and is required as space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 827-6960! Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to become "Bee Detectives", to "make and take" child-friendly, creative floral arrangements using food and flowers, and to meet Eric, a professional beekeeper coming to teach you all about bees and why not to be afraid of our pollinators!
These workshops are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library and the Garden Club of St. Augustine and in collaboration with the St. Johns County Beekeepers Association. PLEASE NOTE: Beekeeper Eric will be bringing a safe, live hive of honeybees and children under the age of 10 must have a parent or guardian present for the duration of the program per the library's policy!
Thursday, August 2 @ 10 am held at Switzerland Community Church (2179 State Road 13)
Extinction is forever but you can help! Visit with our animal guests and learn how you can protect rare wildlife: http://www.singlevisioninc.org/ 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 event is sponsored by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library.
Tuesday, July 24 @ 6 pm
Google Maps can do SO MUCH MORE than simply look up an address. Come to this hour session to learn how to maximize your Google Maps experience. While most of the features don't require a log-in, if you create a free account (or use an existing Google account log-in), you can save routes and make custom maps. http://maps.google.com
Wednesday, July 18 @ 11 am
This is the very first class you need if you’re completely new to computers. We’ll show you how to use a mouse, a scroll bar, and how to open and close programs. Tell your friends and neighbors about this one! For registration information, call the reference desk of the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.
Tuesday, September 18 @ 1 pm
In this class we'll talk about the finer points about conducting Internet searches. We'll discuss Boolean searching, subject directories, and how to evaluate websites. You'll be able to impress your friends and family with your Google-Fu after this class! Registration is required. Please contact the Bartram Trail Reference Desk at 827-6960 for registration information.
Saturday, August 11 @ 2 pm
Genealogy (or family research) is a very fulfilling hobby. Be a part of the club...join us on Saturday, August 11 from 2 - 4 pm. For additional information, please contact the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.
Thursday, August 23 @ 6 pm
This class is intended for people who have never had an email account before. We'll get you set up with a free email and show you how to use it! Please contact the Bartram Trail Reference Desk at 827-6960 for registration information.