Hawthorne Library Events for June 2017

 

Children’s events:

Storytime

Age Group(s): Preschool (3-5 years), Toddler (1-3 years), Baby (1 and under)

Date: Thursdays 6/1; 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 9/29    Start Time: 10:30 AM    End Time: 11:00 AM

Description: Story-based interactive program featuring music, fingerplays, activities, and puppets for preschool children 0-5.

 

Summer at the Library Kickoff with Ice Cream

Age Group(s): Teen (12-18), Elementary (5-11 years), Preschool (1-5 years)

Date: 6/1/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us at the Hawthorne Library to kickoff the Summer with an Ice Cream Sundae! Register for Summer at the library, get a ticket, enjoy your ice cream and watch the movie Sing.

 

Family Gaming with Wii

Date: Mondays 6/5; 6/12; 6/19; 6/26   Start Time: 4:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Come play Wii this Summer at the library every Monday afternoon.

 

Tuesday Movie Matinee

Date: Tuesdays  6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: This summer at the library get out of the heat and bring the whole family to see a movie. Movies appropriate for all ages!

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Relay Race

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/7/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Do you know how to recycle? Try our challenging trash relay race where you will have to beat the clock as you sort out which trash item goes where. Join us as we learn how to reduce and reuse with Alternative Waste.

Zumba

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/14/2017   Start Time: 3:30 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: Dance away this Summer at the Library with Zumba. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

 

Zookeeping 101

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years), All Ages

Date: 6/21/2017   Start Time: 4:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Come learn about what it takes to be a zookeeper from the staff and students at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. You’ll even get a chance to meet some of our animal ambassadors during this summer at the library event!

 

Art & Music with Linda Tiffany

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/28/2017   Start Time: 3:30 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: Relax with an hour of music and art this Summer at the Library. Participants will use a variety of art materials to express the feel of the music. Relax and enjoy this program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

TechSpace Fun for Everyone

Age Group(s): All Ages

Date: 6/29/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us for a fun and educational monthly makerspace! Bring the whole family or a friend and build with LEGOs, practice your coding skills with Scratch, build an alarm with LittleBits, Snap Circuits, Makey Makey, crafts and more! There is something for all ages to enjoy!

 

Teen Events:

Battle of the Books First Meeting

Age Group(s): Teen (12-18)

Date: Tuesdays 6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27     Start Time: 2:00 PM    End Time: 2:45 PM

Description: Teens will meet once per week and read three pre-selected books & then compete against other teams in this battle of the books.

WizzBangz Bus

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: Thursday 6/15/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Explore hands on science experiments, including building rockets, this Summer at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

36MM Films

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: Saturday 6/17/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Discover the beauty and science of movie making with this hands on film editing program this Summer at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

Teen TechSpace

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: 6/22/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us this summer at the library where teens ages 10 – 18 will get to build with LEGO MindStorms, Create with Snap Circuits, LittleBits, have fun with OzoBots, get creative with Scratch and build your own video game, a craft and more!

Adult Events:

Book Club

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), seniors

Date: 6/1/2017    Start Time: 5:30 PM    End Time: 6:45 PM

Description: 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! Visit Hawthorne BookClub Activities for more info!

 

Color Me Carefree

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: 6/4/2017   Start Time: 2:00 PM   End Time: 3:15 PM

Description: No artistic expertise required. When you are focused on creating you are giving your busy mind a rest. Just follow your intuition and allow yourself to be taken deeply into the stress relieving, contemplative experience. Supplies provided (spirograph, oil pastels, markers, color pencils, crayons etc), but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.

 

Basic Computer Class for Seniors

Age Group(s): Seniors

Date: 6/5; 6/12; 6/19; 6/26   Start Time: 11:30 AM   End Time: 1:30 PM

Description: This continuing series of programs consists of 6 week long seminars of Introduction to Basic Computer Classes for Seniors. If you have your own laptop computer and would like to bring it to the class, you are welcome to bring it. Co-sponsored by the Hawthorne Life Enrichment Center and the City of Hawthorne, these seminars will make you comfortable using a computer before you know it! Please call 352-481-1920 for sign up. Must be registered to attend.

 

Restorative Yoga

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: Thursdays 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 6/29   Start Time: 5:55 PM   End Time: 6:55 PM

Description: Build muscle strength, flexibility and increase endurance! Find peace and serenity during meditation.

 

Cooking from your Garden this Summer at the Library

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Teen (12-18)

Date: Friday 6/16/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Join us this summer at the library for this once per month event with hands-on healthy cooking/food demonstrations and preparing, nutrition lesson with nutritionist from University of Florida, seed sharing and container gardening. Take home seeds to begin your Spring/Summer garden!

 

Paper Making

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: Saturday 6/24/2017   Start Time: 2:00 PM   End Time: 4:45 PM

Description: Let’s get our creative juices flowing and make some beautiful handcrafted paper in this summer at the library event. Alachua Waste Alternatives Specialist will show us how. Supplies provided, but if you want to include some flowers, petals, leaves, or other special decoration feel free to bring some to add to your mix.

Guylene Resue, Librarian I, Hawthorne Branch Library, Alachua County Library District, 352-481-1920

www.aclib.us/hawthorne

 

 

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