Bartram Trail Branch

Children's Summer Film Festival

Tuesdays in July @ 3pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we'll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it's fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We'll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks. 

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 29 @ 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.

 

Summer Reading Event: Meet Your Local Super Heroes

Thursday, July 31 @ 10am

fire truckCome and meet our local Super Heroes. The men and women of the Switzerland Fire House will bring the fire fighting trucks and an ambulance for you to explore. They will also teach us lots of way to be safe in our homes and neighborhoods.

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are 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 designed for 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 Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, July 31 @ 10am - 12pm
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.

 

Summer Reading Event: Ice Cream Party

ice creamThursday, July 31 @ 2pm

You've been reading all summer... now it's time to celebrate. Join us at the branch for an ice cream party -- we'll do the scooping, you add your toppings. And, as always, keep on reading. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

First Friday Book Club

The Shoemaker's WifeFriday, August 1 @ 2pm
This month's selection is The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani. Set in the years preceding and during World War I, Ciro and Enza are two young star crossed lovers from separate villages in the Italian Alps. Fate takes them both to New York where they meet again, and separate, until the power of their love changes their lives forever. New members are always welcome.

 

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 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.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, August 5 @ 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.

 

 

My Gym Family Storytime

BT StorytimesWednesday, August 6 @ 10:15am
We're closing out our summer storytimes with the My Gym crew. Don't miss out on this last storytime until September.


 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, August 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 @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, August 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 Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, August 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.

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO  ClubWednesday, August 13 @ 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 & Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, August 13 @ 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, August 14  @ 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? 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 at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Thursday Night at the Movies

MovieThursday, August 14 @ 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.

 

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningSaturday, August 16 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today.

 

Bartram Trail Book Club

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last ReunionMonday, August 18 @ 7pm
Spanning decades, generations, and America in the 1940s and today, The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today, and five women who worked in a Phillips 66 gas station during the WWII years. New members are always welcome.

 

Teen Anime Club

teen animeTuesday, August 19 @ 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, August 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.

 

Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

gardeningThursday, August 21 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today.

 

 

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, August 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, August 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.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Book a Digital LibrarianThursday, August 28  @ 10am - 12pm
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? 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 at the Bartram Trail Library. Library cardholders can call the library at 827-6960 to schedule an appointment.


Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, August 30 @ 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.

 

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

 

  Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
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 or in writing.

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