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

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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