Bartram Trail Branch

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Mondays, February 2, 9, and 23; March 2 @ 5pm and 6:30pm
Practice Tests for Both Classes on March 9 @ 5pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassThe Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library offer ACT and SAT prep classes beginning Monday, February 2. The ACT 5-class series meets at 5pm and the SAT 5-class series meets at 6:30pm on February 2, 9, and 23; March 2. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, email folbtl@gmail.com. Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.

 

FAFSA Workshop

FAFSAMonday, February 2 @ 6:30pm

Do you have a child entering college? Every student who applies to college must file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to apply for federal student aid (loans or grants) and most state and individual college aid. Please join financial aid director, Wayne Bodiford, for help understanding the FAFSA and college aid process.

 

Homework Help

homework helpTuesday, February 3 @ 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-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, February 3 @ 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, February 3 @ 6pm

Teens, are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Children's Movie Matinee

Wednesday, February 4 @ 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 orientationWednesday, February 4 @ 4pm

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 a Digital Librarian

Thursday, February 5  @ 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.


First Friday Book Club

Book CoverFriday, February 6 @ 10am

This month's selection is The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. Set in Botswana, Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries, including a search for a missing boy and the case of the clinic doctor with different personalities for different days of the week. New members are always welcome.

 

American Sign Language Presentation

Saturday, February 7 @ 10am

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

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Author Visit by Tim Dorsey

Shark Skin SuiteSaturday, February 7 @ 12pm

Join Tim Dorsey for the latest on his beloved character, Serge Storms. Serge binges on legal thrillers and decides to become a legal eagle and swim with the sharks of the legal persuasion. The ensuing mayhem ends up at none other than Key West, the setting for this year's St. Johns County Reads selection. He will be autographing books and selling merchandise. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Mondays, February 9 and 23; March 2 @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the ACT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the SAT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9.  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

Tuesday, February 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.

 

Homework Help

homework helpTuesday, February 10 @ 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-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

International Relations Book Club

flagsTuesday, February 10 @ 6:30pm

The International Relations Book Club 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.

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Mr. Flagler's St. AugustineTuesday, February 10 @ 6:30pm

Thomas Graham, professor emeritus of history at Flagler College, will discuss his latest book, Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine. This work traces oil magnate Henry M. Flagler’s quest to transform the nation’s Oldest City into a highly desirable vacation destination for the rich, eventually expanding his coastal empire to encompass Palm Beach, Miami, Key West, and finally Nassau. Join us as Graham brings fascinating details of the Gilded Age to life. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Brick Fun

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, February 11 @ 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.

 

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, February 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.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, February 12  @ 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.


Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, February 12 @ 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.

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, February 14 @ 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, February 14 @ 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

homework helpTuesday, February 17 @ 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-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, February 17 @ 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 are provided.

 

Adult Crochet Group

crochet club

Tuesday, February 17 @ 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.

 

St. Johns Reads Event: End of the Line: A Genealogical and Historical Examination

Friday, February 20 @ 3pm

genealogy clubThe 1935 Labor Day hurricane destroyed an automobile highway being built by Bonus Army vets alongside the path originally blazed by Henry Flagler.  More than 200 WWI vets on the project were killed.  Join us as we examine evidence left by some of the veterans and learn how you can use similar records to research your ancestors from this time period.

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Florida Fixins for Fancy Folks

Last Train to ParadiseSaturday, February 21 @ 1pm

Travel back to the 1920s and 30s, to enjoy a sampling of cuisine inspired by a Florida East Coast Railway dining car menu. Dining aboard the Florida East Coast Railway was lush and renowned. Dining cars were of the latest design with attractive finishes and were manned by experienced stewards, chefs, and waiters. Kitchens were equipped with up-to-date appliances for the preparation and serving of meals. Dining car menus showed a wide variety from which to make a selection, and delicious foods, including the famous citrus fruits of Florida. This free culinary event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Family Bingo for Books

Saturday, February 21 @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, February 21 @ 5pm

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.

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Mondays, February 23 and March 2  @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the ACT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the SAT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9 @ 5pm.  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.

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Dessert and Discussion

Last Train to ParadiseMonday, February 23 @ 7pm

Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford’s fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the Labor Day hurricane of 1935. Join us for dessert and a lively discussion of the book.

 

 

iPad Users Group

iPad User GroupTuesday, February 24 @ 1pm

Come join your fellow iPad users in this informal user group. Bring your favorite tip or app to share with attendees as well as some questions to pose to the group.

 

Homework Help

homework helpTuesday, February 24 @ 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-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, February 24 @ 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.

 

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

art programWednesday, February 25 @ 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, February 26  @ 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.


SAT/ACT Prep Classes

Monday, March 2  @ 5pm and 6:30pm

ACT/SAT Prep CLassStudents registered for the ACT prep classes offered by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library meet at 5pm; the students registered for the SAT prep classes meet at 6:30 pm. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9.  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.

 

SAT/ACT Prep Classes Practice Tests

ACT/SAT Prep ClassMonday, March 9 @ 5pm

Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9. 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.                                               

 

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.
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