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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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August

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

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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 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 Drawing Club: Newberry Branch

Get sketchy and practice your drawing skills at the Newberry Branch Library. Draw a different subject each month and meet like-minded ...

Alachua County Library: Mosquito Madness (Elementary) at Cone Park Branch

Learn about mosquitos with our friends from the City of Gainesville Public Works Department. Join our friends from the City of ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch Meeting Room: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Mosquito Madness (Teen) at Cone Park Branch

Learn about mosquitos with our friends from the City of Gainesville Public Works Department. Join our friends from the City of ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch Meeting Room: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

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

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 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 ...

Alachua County Library Teen Crafts: Create Your Own Accessories - Tower Road Branch

Join us for a chance to craft and create your own accessories for your bag or yourself. It's all about accessorizing! ...

  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Tower Road Branch Teen Space 3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Summer at the Library: Teen Book Discussion

Join this virtual program to discuss your favorite book that you read this month. Teen virtual program where participants have a ...

Alachua County Library: Teen Book Discussion

The new Teen Book Discussion Group will discuss novels and nonfiction books of your choice. Once a month, we’ll meet ...

Alachua County Library Mandala Mania: Newberry Branch

Gain some inner peace with the relaxing art of drawing mandalas. If you think mandalas are too complicated for you to ...

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Newberry Branch Meeting Room 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library: Japanese Calligraphy and Language Club at Hawthorne Branch

Learn more about this Far East country from our most eastern library branch! Konnichi-wa! Or as we say in English, hello! ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

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

Alachua County Library: Virtual Reality at Micanopy Branch

Virtual Reality! Saturday, August 13 2:00pm - 3:00pm Add to Calendar Are you curious about virtual reality? Join us to experience VR with Oculus ...

  • 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

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • 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 ...

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

Story Time at Depot Park

Join us for story time in the park - we'll see you on the main stage inside the playground! Weather ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

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

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

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 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 ...

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: Kids Video Games Day at Cone Park Branch

Come play some video games with us! We will have our Switch set up to play some fun competitive games. ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch Meeting Room: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Library Programs

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

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

Alachua County Library: Virtual Reality at Micanopy Branch

Virtual Reality! Saturday, August 13 2:00pm - 3:00pm Add to Calendar Are you curious about virtual reality? Join us to experience VR with Oculus ...

  • 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

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.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