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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

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Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch up ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Summer Story Time- Alachua Branch

Join us inside for stories, fingerplays, and songs! Perfect for infants through 5-years old.

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Alachua Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program Sing songs, dance, and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - High Springs Branch

Toddlers and preschool age children will enjoy music, dance, and play while bonding with their caregivers. Music plays an essential role ...

Alachua County Library: Meet the Ctenophore

Join us for a virtual tour of UF's Whitney Lab and to see a ctenophore up close! What is a ctenophore, ...

Alachua County Library Baby Time - Archer Branch

This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs, and ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch up ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Shadow Art at Micanopy Branch

We love puppets and shadows! Join us to create colorful aquatic shadow puppets. Write your own story about your puppets ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: MakerSpace- Family Invention Lab

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab! Come learn some basic coding and engineering that’s ...

Family Invention Lab Launches STEM Programs

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab, brought to you by our MakerSpace team! Come ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Melted Crayon Art - Tower Road Branch

Go crazy with creating art by melting crayons on a black canvas. Create a unique design using this technique, then ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Tower Road Branch (Teen Space) 3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Library Partnership Branch

Music and Movement is great for children. It enables children to learn new words and concepts through activities such as ...

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Oceans of Possibilities

Be inspired by the ocean and make your own sea slime.

  • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

Alachua County Library Sharkigami: Newberry Branch

What kind of shark can’t bite you? A paper shark! Come to the Newberry Branch Library and learn how to ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Battle of the Books Team Meetings - Tower Road Branch

These are the team meetings for the Teen Battle of the Books team at Tower Road! Note: You can only ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch up ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Live! Story Time For All with Gwyn McCormack

Join us for an interactive and inclusive story time for all children. Gwyn McCormack brings us her creative and entertaining ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Alachua Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program Sing songs, dance, and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

Story Time at Depot Park

Join us at 10:30am on the third Thursday of every month for outdoor stories and songs with Alachua County Library ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Battle of the Books Team Meetings - Tower Road Branch

These are the team meetings for the Teen Battle of the Books team at Tower Road! Note: You can only ...

Alachua County Library Baby Time - Archer Branch

This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs, and ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch up ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Ocean Science at Micanopy Branch

Join us to learn about the threats to our oceans by taking part in science experiments that are fun for ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: MakerSpace- Family Invention Lab

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab! Come learn some basic coding and engineering that’s ...

Family Invention Lab Launches STEM Programs

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab, brought to you by our MakerSpace team! Come ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Oceans of Possibilities

Shark --- did you see a SHARK? Come make a porthole suncatcher to take home and enjoy! Let's create a suncatcher ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

Alachua County Library Teen Space at Alachua Branch

Join us to create and make in the meeting room! This program is for Teens. Teens, unleash your creativity and invention ...

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch up ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Teen Space at Alachua Branch

Join us to create and make in the meeting room! This program is for Teens. Teens, unleash your creativity and invention ...