Events at Hawthorne Library – August

UF HealthStreet

Hawthorne Library – Outdoor Program Area

Tuesday, August 14: 11:30am – 1:30pm

AGE GROUP:  ADULTS (19 AND UP)

UF HealthStreet is a community engagement program connecting community members to health resources services and opportunities to participate in health research studies.

 

Teen TECHspace – Google Cardboard

Tuesday, August 14: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

AGE GROUP:  TEENS (12-18 YEARS)

Explore virtual reality with Google Cardboard: Create your own virtual realities via Google Cardboard! All you need is your smartphone and the Google Cardboard app. Cardboard viewers will be provided.

 

Discover MycroSchool  – Get your High School Diploma at your own pace

Wednesday, August 15: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

AGE GROUP:  ADULTS (19 AND UP)

Meet at Hawthorn Library to discover more about programs, sign-up, and job prep assistance for graduates from this accredited, NO COST Charter High School for ages 16 to 24. Providing FREE self-paced learning with flexible schedules. YOU can get your High School Diploma or participate in the over-aged 8th grader program! FREE Magnet Bus Transportation provided to site.

 

Storytime

Thursday, August 16: 10:30am – 11:15am

AGE GROUP:  TODDLERS (1-3 YEARS),PRESCHOOL (3-5 YEARS),BABIES (1 AND UNDER)

Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers.

 

Poetry Reading – Herbert Dupree

Thursday, August 16: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

AGE GROUP:  ALL AGES

Join us for a late-summer poetry reading! Local poet Herbert Dupree will be here to showcase his new poetry collection, Laughter. Copies of his book will be available for purchase by the author.

 

Yoga Stretch

Thursday, August 16: 5:55pm – 6:55pm

AGE GROUP:  ADULTS (19 AND UP)

Feel more confident in a stronger more flexible body! Caroline Anaya MS certified Ayurvedic Yoga (ancient practice) YogaFit (Yoga for the fitness industry) & 200-hr Yoga Alliance. 21 Years’ experience teaching Yoga

 

FOODIEspace – Cooking from your Garden

Friday, August 17: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

AGE GROUP:  ALL AGES

EVENT TYPE:   MAKERSPACE  HEALTH & FITNESS  COOKING & GARDENING  ARTS, CRAFTS, & DIY

Learn more about growing your garden and cooking from your garden. Join us as folks from UF’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) demonstrate how easy it is to plant your own garden and cook from it as well! We’ll be cooking up a yummy vegie stir-fry!

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August Coffeetalk at Senior Community Center

Shake Rag Coffee Talk August

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Events at Hawthorne Library

Movie Matinee – Family Cartoons

Hawthorne Library – Meeting Room

Monday, July 30: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

AGE GROUP:  ALL AGES

Mondays this summer, Hawthorne Library is screening cartoon movies for the whole family.

 

Wildlife at Paynes Prairie

Hawthorne Library – Meeting Room

Tuesday, July 31: 3:30pm – 4:45pm

AGE GROUP:  ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS), all Ages

Discover who lives on the Prairie and enjoy talking with a Ranger about this local habitat!

 

Storytime

Hawthorne Library – Meeting Room

Thursday, August 02: 10:30am – 11:15am

AGE GROUP:  TODDLERS (1-3 YEARS),PRESCHOOL (3-5 YEARS),BABIES (1 AND UNDER)

Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers

 

Bookish Sort Book Club

Hawthorne Branch – Meeting Room

Thursday, August 02: 5:30pm – 6:45pm

AGE GROUP:  ADULTS (19 AND UP)

Join the Hawthorne Book Club for fun food and lively discussions! All are welcome! Even if you haven’t read this month’s selection join us to see if the book is to your liking! We’ll be discussing The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn.

 

Short Story Workshop

Hawthorne Branch – Meeting Room

Friday, August 03: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

AGE GROUP:  TEENS (12-18 YEARS),ADULTS (19 AND UP)

Discover the fundamentals for creating your own short story.

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How-To Fest @ The Library

How-to Fest Teaching Free Skills to Communities at Public Library

Ever wanted to get the education of a lifetime all in one day? Come to the Melrose Public Library’s “How-to Fest” to learn more than 15 trades from skilled experts in just hours! A wide range of programs catered to all different ages will be held at the library’s “How-To Fest”.

On Wednesday, July 25th starting at 1:00 pm, join local authors, artists, craftspeople, chefs, musicians, businesses, dance virtuosos and more at the library for an afternoon of sharing their passions with you… the curious students! From “how to make a fairy garden house” to “how to weave”—this event is sure to introduce you to new skills! There will be booths set up with demonstrations running throughout a 3 hour period, and the library will provide a schedule so that you can attend the “lessons” of your choice!

For the adults, the program boasts local instructor Karen Goff as she instructs a class on QiGong and Tai Chi for all ages! Or learn how to write a book with author CS Bennett. Learn to raise chickens, fire safety, and sing in a group—among other interesting things!

For the younger crowd, we’ll be learning “how to be a karate kid” with instructors from Nomad’s Martial Arts—as well as participating in a sing-along with the Under the Porch Singers and more!

Local musician and music instructor (from Music Lessons Inc. in Palatka) Seth Hemphill will bring his talents to the library for the teenage attendees with “how-to play beginning guitar”—and William Sistrunk will teach “how to fold origami”!

You won’t want to miss this free program provided by the Melrose Public Library, Putnam County Public Library System, and the talented lake area community. For more information about the event please contact Melrose Public Library Branch Manager Sheree Sims at 352.475.1237.

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July Coffeetalk Schedule

Shake Rag Coffee Talk July

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Mr. Williamson of Williamson’s Food Store Passes

Our community suffered the loss of a great pillar with the passing of Romie Williamson this week. Mr. Williamson and his wife of 66 years, Twila Mae, have run the local grocery store for 46 years and everyone enjoyed his humor and energy as he worked at the meat counter providing delicious fodder for our BBQ grills. Our empathy goes out to his wife and family as we will all miss him deeply.

http://www.williamsthomasfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Romie-Williamson/

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The Town With No Mayor

Melrose, Florida: Who Governs A Town With No Mayor?

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Hawthorne Library July Events

Movie Matinee: Family Cartoons
Mondays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30       3:30pm – 5:30pm
Stay cool this summer and join us for cartoon fun for the whole family each Monday June 11th through August 6th at 3:30 PM.

Make a Volcano
Tuesday, July 03     3:30pm – 4:45pm
We’ll create a bubbling, flowing, erupting mountain of fun! Come dressed for a mess and ready for fun! Ages 5-11

Storytime
Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26   10:30am – 11:15am
Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under.

Bookish Sort Book Club
Thursday, July 05    5:30pm – 6:45pm
Join the Hawthorne Book Club for fun food and lively discussions! All adults are welcome! Even if you haven’t read this month’s selection join us to see if the book is to your liking! We’ll be discussing The Sellout by Paul Beatty.

Summer at the Library – IFAS: Healthy Choices
Tuesday, July 10  3:30pm – 4:30pm
Learn how to treat your body right and live your healthiest life with UF’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). Adults & Teens

Rock Painting Party
Thursday, July 12     3:30pm – 4:45pm
We’ll be painting rocks to share! Join Hawthorne Rocks! Facebook Group and take photos of the rocks you paint then hide them for others to enjoy. Find a painted rock: take a picture upload to Hawthorne Rocks! and re-hide to continue the fun! All Ages.

Yoga Stretch
Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26     5:55pm – 6:55pm
Gently tweak and twist those stuck and sore places — You’ll feel better! Adults

UF HealthStreet
Tuesday, July 17     11:30am – 1:30pm
UF HealthStreet is a community engagement program connecting community members to health resource services and opportunities to participate in health research studies.

Archaeology Rocks!
Tuesday, July 17     3:30pm – 4:45pm
Discover how people of the past used stone tool technology to shape the world around them with the folks from the Florida Public Archaeology Network and their interactive presentations and activities. 5-11; teens

FOODIEspace – Cooking from your Garden
Friday, July 20     3:00pm – 4:00pm
Join us as folks from UF’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) demonstrate how easy it is to plant your own garden and cook from it as well! In July, we’ll be learning more about the sugar content of foods and make some delicious smoothies!

Aromatherapy Workshop With Gilda
Saturday, July 21  2:00pm – 3:15pm
Learn about how essential oils are made, discover their therapeutic properties, and become knowledgeable about how to use them safely. During this fun and relaxing workshop, you will make your own aromatherapy product to take home. Adults, Teens

Just Beelieve
Tuesday, July 24     3:30pm – 4:45pm
Learn about the honey bee and the inner workings of the colony. Then look at live bees in an observation hive and see and touch the equipment used in backyard beekeeping. Ages 5-11

SHINE Counseling
Thursday, July 26     12:00pm – 2:00pm
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs offers counseling that is unbiased, confidential and no cost, by trained SHINE Volunteer counselors. Come for individual sessions designed to help those eligible for Medicare understand their choices and options. Please bring with you: Medicare Card and Social Security Card; A print-out of medications from pharmacy or bottles; Proof of annual household income to determine whether you qualify for extra help; MUST HAVE driver’s license or photo I.D.; Any letters from Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid which you may have received. Call the Elder Care Helpline for alternate sites or times to request an appointment: 1-800-963-5337, or walk-ins are welcome on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Hawthorne Branch Library, 6640 SE 221st Street, Hawthorne Florida, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Summer at the Library – Teen Movie Matinee
Thursday, July 26     2:30pm – 4:30pm
Join us at the Hawthorne Library for the Teen Movie Matinee! This month, we’ll be showing A Wrinkle in Time.

Wildlife at Payne’s Prairie
Tuesday, July 31  3:30pm – 4:45pm
Discover who lives on the Prairie and enjoy talking with a Ranger about this local habitat.

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Events at Hawthorne Branch Library

We’ve got a long list this week: don’t miss out, just because the event is at the bottom of the email! J

Movie Matinee

Family Cartoons

Monday, June 18          3:30pm – 5:30pm

Hawthorne Branch       Meeting Room

Stay cool this summer and join us for cartoon fun each Monday. We’ll be showing The Emoji Movie

 

Engineering for Kids

Tuesday, June 19          3:30pm – 4:30pm

Hawthorne Branch       Meeting Room                   

Engineering for Kids creates the lightbulb moments by helping kids build problem solving skills, discover how things work, explore Engineering in a fun environment, and engage in real world engineering problems.

 

Discover MycroSchool

Get your High School Diploma at your own pace

Wednesday, June 20             2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hawthorne Branch               Main Room

Providing FREE self-paced learning with flexible schedules, YOU can get your High School Diploma or participate in the over-aged 8th grader program! FREE Magnet Bus Transportation provided to site. Meet at Hawthorn Library to discover more about programs, sign-up, and job prep assistance for graduates from this accredited, NO COST Charter High School for ages 16 to 24.

 

Storytime

Thursday, June 21          10:30am – 11:15am

Hawthorne Branch          Meeting Room

Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers

Google Doodle

Thursday, June 21          3:30pm – 5:00pm

Hawthorne Branch         Meeting Room

Be a designer and programmer – bring the Google logo to life using code. For ages 9 and up (4th grade and up). Join us to explore your creativity with coding: design your own google logo, share it online and have fun. Bring your own laptop/tablet (MUST be compatible with FLASH software) or use one of ours.

 

Yoga Stretch

Thursday, June 21          5:55pm – 6:55pm

Hawthorne Branch         Meeting Room

Feel more confident in a stronger more flexible body! Caroline Anaya MS certified Ayurvedic Yoga (ancient practice) YogaFit (Yoga for the fitness industry) & 200-hr Yoga Alliance. 21 Years’ experience teaching Yoga.

 

Summer at the Library – Teen Movie Matinee

Friday, June 22          2:30pm – 4:30pm

Hawthorne Branch    Meeting Room

Join us at the Hawthorne Library for our summer teen movie matinee! This month, we’ll feature Black Panther.

 

Tools to Quit Tobacco

Saturday, June 23          2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hawthorne Branch         Meeting Room

Interested in ways to stop using tobacco? Let us provide some FREE assistance. Please call 866-341-2730 to reserve your spot today! This program developed by ex-smokers will provide you with valuable tools that you need to quit tobacco. These tool include: Talking about what triggers you to smoke, dip, or chew. Specific ways to deal with withdrawal symptoms. Creating a quit plan that works for you. Up to four FREE weeks of nicotine patches, gum, or lozengesPre-Registration is required. Please call 866-341-2730 to reserve your spot today! Presented by the Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program and Suwannee River Area Health Education Center.

 

Guylene Resue, Librarian I

Hawthorne Branch Library

Alachua County Library District

352-481-1920

www.aclib.us/hawthorne

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BALANCE/VERTIGO SEMINAR

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