Bartram Trail Branch

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

Monday, December 1 @ 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, December 2 @ 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-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, December 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, December 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: Meet Your Local Super Heroes

Wednesday, December 3 @ 10am

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

 

 

Children's Movie Matinee

Wednesday, December 3 @ 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, December 10 @ 4:30pm

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.

 

 

American Sign Language Extravaganza

Saturday, December 6 @ 10am

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

 

Jacksonville Genealogy Society: Intermediate Genealogy Classes

Saturday, December 6 @ 10:15am

genealogy clubThe Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding a three-session Intermediate Genealogy Class, featuring research resources in the U.S. It will be held from 10:15am to 1:15pm at the Bartram Trail  Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259, on the following Saturdays: December 6, 13, and 20, 2014.

Topics are scheduled to include: Sources-Analysis & Evaluation; Source Citations; Land Records (with platting); Analyzing Documents; Planning a Research Trip; and Research Plans. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address, and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.

 

Homework Help

Tuesday, December 9 @ 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-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, December 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.

 

My Gym Family Storytime

BT StorytimesWednesday, December 10 @ 10am

Surprise! Those fun folks from My Gym will be here today to frolic, laugh, and play. Age appropriate activities for infants to 4-year-olds.

 

 

Kids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club

Kids LEGO ClubWednesday, December 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.

 

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

teen chess clubWednesday, December 10 @ 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

Thursday, December 11 @ 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, December 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.

 

Friday Book Club

Friday, December 12 @ 10am

The Paris WifeThis month's selection is The Paris Wife by Paula McClain. Meet Hadley... who met Ernest Hemingway, courted him, married him and moved with him to Paris. This is their story. New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Book Sale

booksaleSaturday, December 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.

 

Jacksonville Genealogy Society: Intermediate Genealogy Session II

Saturday, December 13 @ 10:15am

genealogy clubThe Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding a the second session of the Intermediate Genealogy Class, featuring research resources in the U.S. It will be held from 10:15am to 1:15pm at the Bartram Trail  Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259, today.  Session III will be held on December 20, 2014. 

Topics are scheduled to include: Sources-Analysis & Evaluation; Source Citations; Land Records (with platting); and Analyzing Documents; Planning a Research Trip; and Research Plans. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address, and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.

 

Genealogy Club @ Bartram Trail

genealogy clubSaturday, December 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.

 

Holiday Craft Class for Adults

Tuesday, December 16 @ 10:30am

adult holiday craft classFind your inner child. During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, take a couple of hours out for yourself. Join us at 10:30am for a make-it, take-it holiday craft session sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library. Class size is limited, so call 827-6960 today to reserve your space.  

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, December 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, December 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.

 

Children's Art Activity (Grades 3-5)

Wednesday, December 17 @ 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.

 

 

 

Book a Digital Librarian

Thursday, December 18 @ 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.


Real to Reel Documentaries

MovieFriday, December 19 @ 10am

Enjoy a light continental breakfast while you watch the cubs grow during a year in the life of an Alaskan bear family. Refreshments provided by The Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library. Please call the library at 827-6960 for movie title.

 

 

Jacksonville Genealogy Society: Intermediate Genealogy Session III

Saturday, December 20 @ 10:15am

genealogy clubThe Jacksonville Genealogy Society will be holding  the last session of the Intermediate Genealogy Class today from 10:15am to 1:15pm at the Bartram Trail  Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259.  

Topics are scheduled to include: Sources-Analysis & Evaluation; Source Citations; Land Records (with platting); and Analyzing Documents; Planning a Research Trip; and Research Plans. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Please register by emailing your name, address, and phone number to info@jaxgen.org. There is no charge to attend this series.

 

Teen Gamers

 Saturday, December 20 @ 5pm - 7pm

teen gamersIt's the last gaming day for this year. Teens (Age 12+), bring your friends to the 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.

 

 

iPad User Group

IpadTuesday, December 23 @ 1pm Cancelled

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, December 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.

 

Adult Crochet Group

Tuesday, December 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.

 

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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