MILTON — These library events are scheduled throughout Santa Rosa County.  

THIRD FRIDAYS WITH UF-IFAS EXTENSION: 10 a.m. June 16, Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Services presents a monthly series on a variety of topics. This month's topic, “Seafood at Your Fingertips,” will be presented by Ginny Hinton, UF-IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Family and Consumer Sciences agent, and Chris Verlinde, UF-IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent.

GAME NIGHT: 3-6 p.m. June 20, Jay Library, 5259 Booker Lane. Bring games from home, or play those provided by the library. This event is open to all ages, and game groups are welcome.

REGISTER FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM: Online registration has begun for children from preschool age to those who have completed the fifth grade. After registering, pick up a reading calendar at the library. Read for 15 minutes per day between now and July 14 for prizes. Minutes that parents read to preschoolers count. Bring completed reading logs to the library through July 30 to claim prizes.

STORYTIME PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-5: These are presented through July 14 as follows:

 


11-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Jay Library
11-11:30 a.m. or 1-1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Navarre Library
11:15-11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Milton Library
11:15-11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Gulf Breeze Library
11-11:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Pace Library

 

Storytime includes stories, finger plays and action rhymes. Caregivers must remain in the library during storytime; however, they cannot accompany children to the programs. See www.santarosa.fl.gov/libraries for more details. 

RECURRING

 

FRIENDS OF THE NAVARRE LIBRARY BOARD MEETING: 10 a.m. second Mondays of each month at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road, Navarre.

REFRESHING READS BOOK CLUB: 3 p.m. first Tuesdays at the Jay Library, 5259 Booker Lane. See a staff person to sign up.

FRIENDS OF THE GULF BREEZE LIBRARY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: 5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays at the Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive.

FRIENDS OF THE PACE LIBRARY BOARD MEETING: 5:30 p.m.second Tuesday of every other month at the Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd. Details: www.friendsofpacelibrary.org.

ANIMANGA CLUB: 4 p.m. third Tuesdays of each month, Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive. Bring your art; discuss techniques of drawing, cartooning, anime and manga art, as well as your favorite titles and artists in those genres. Open to sixth- through eighth-graders.

GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB: 5 p.m. third Tuesdays at the Milton Library, 5541 Alabama St. Members can suggest reading ideas, interests and discuss the world of the graphic novel. This month's selection is "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle. Speak with a staff member to sign up.

BIBLIOBABBLERS TEEN BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every other month in the Gulf Breeze Library’s meeting room, 1060 Shoreline Drive. Ninth- through 12th-graders who are 14 to 18 years old can discuss the read-of-the-month with friends. This month's book is "Steel" by Carrie Vaughn.

COFFEE TALK BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at the Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive.Call the library, 981-7323, to sign up.  

BOOK CHAT:  4 p.m. fourth Wednesday of every other month, except from May until September, at the Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd. Participation is limited to 15 participants; registration is required. Contact the Pace Library to register.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road.

FICTION FANATICS BOOK CLUB: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Saturdays except in May and November, at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road. This month's selection is "Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson. Sign-up is required, so drop by to sign up and speak to a staff member about reserving your copy.