North Santa Rosa

Holiday Closures

Holiday ClosuresLibraries will be closed on Wed., Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day and Mon., Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

Preschool Storytime

Storytime programs are presented for preschool children ages three through five and include stories, finger plays and action rhymes. Caregivers must remain in the library during storytime; however, they cannot accompany children into the programs. Programs start promptly at the assigned times; latecomers are not admitted.
First timer? Visit the library to meet the storytime presenter, pick up a welcome packet, explore the children’s area and enjoy a tour of the library.

 

Storytime will be presented during the following times Jan. 13 through Feb. 21:

11 – 11:30 a.m. on Mondays at the Jay Library

11 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Navarre and Milton Libraries

11 – 11:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Gulf Breeze and Pace Libraries

Check the library website for additional details at www.santarosa.fl.gov/libraries.

 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 36 months who attend with a caregiver. One child and one adult register together for songs, stories, rhymes and other fun activities. This 20-minute program lasts six weeks. 

 

Toddler Time requires registration; space is limited. It is not a drop-in program. Details are available at the participating libraries. Call Youth Services Coordinator Angela Evans at 981-4066 for questions.

 

Toddler Time will be presented during the following times Jan. 13 through Feb. 19:

11 – 11:20 a.m. on Mondays at the Pace Library

11 – 11:20 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Gulf Breeze, Milton, and Navarre Libraries

Family Story Hour 

Learn about the Earth’s biomes at Family Story Hour with stories, activities and more related to each biome. This month participants will explore the tundra. Family Story Hour will be presented during the following times this month:

4 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 6– Navarre Library

4 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 7 – Milton Library

5:30 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 14 – Jay Library

4 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 21 – Pace Library

3:30 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 24 – Gulf Breeze Library

Winter Break Movies – Milton Library – 5541 Alabama St.

Jan. 3 & Jan. 6, 2 – 4 p.m.

Beat the winter break boredom with movies at the Milton Library. Movies will be shown from 2 – 4 p.m.; refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Milton Library.

Jan. 3 – Spider-man: Far from Home (rated PG-13)

Jan. 6 – Toy Story 4 (rated G) 

STEAM Makerspace – Gulf Breeze Library – 1060 Shoreline Dr.

Jan. 4 & 11, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Jan. 6, 13, & 27, 2 – 5p.m.

Interested in drafting, robotics, Arduino, knitting, painting or any kind of hobby and would like a place to meet with others? The library meeting room will be available at this time. Registration is required.

 

Reading with Gabby– Pace Library – 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.

Jan. 4, 10 a.m.

Visit the library to read with Gabby the therapy dog! Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Refreshing Reads Book Club – Jay Library – 5259 Booker Ln.

Jan. 7, 3 p.m.

Enjoy an uplifting book club where one can talk about books in a spirit of fun and sharing. See a staff person to sign up. This month’s selection is “The Ringmaster’s Wife” by Kristy Cambron.

 

Book Chat – Pace Library – 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.

Jan. 8, 4 p.m.  

One of the next best things to reading a good book is chatting about it. Join the conversation at the Pace Library on the first Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. This month’s selection is “Evvie Drake Starts Over” by Linda Holmes. Registration is required.

 

Family Game Friday – Navarre Library – 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.

Jan. 10, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy playing games? Join the Navarre Library for Family Game Friday. Bring games from home or play those provided by the library. This event is open to all ages and game groups are welcome.

 

For the Win! Games Day– Milton Library – 5541 Alabama St.

Jan. 11, 9 a.m.

Enjoy playing games? Come to the Milton Library for game day. Bring games from home or play those provided by the library. There will also be an on-going Dungeons & Dragons campaign. This event is open to all ages and game groups are welcome.

 

Friends of the Navarre Library Board Meeting – 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.

Jan. 13, 10 a.m. 

Board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Navarre Library. Visit the Friends’ website at www.facebook.com/NFONL for more information.

 

Coffee Talk Book Club – Gulf Breeze Library – 1060 Shoreline Dr.

Jan. 14, 12 p.m.

The non-fiction book club meets on the second Tuesday of every other month for a brown bag lunch and book discussion. This month’s selection is “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan. Registration is required.

 

The Inklings– Milton Library – 5541 Alabama St.

Jan. 14, 5 p.m.

Sixth through 10th graders are invited to share ideas about the book of the month. The Inklings Book Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Milton Library. This month’s selection is “A Snicker of Magic” by Natalie Lloyd. Registration is required.
Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library Board of Director’s Meeting – 1060 Shoreline Dr.

Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Gulf Breeze Library. Visit the Friends’ website at www.facebook.com/friendsofgblibrary for more information.

 

Friends of the Pace Library Board Meeting – 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.

Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Board meetings are held at the Pace Library at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every other month beginning with January. The annual meeting is held in March. Visit the FOPL website at www.friendsofpacelibrary.org for details.

 

Third Wednesdays with UF/IFAS Extension – Navarre Library – 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.

Jan. 15, 11 a.m.

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