Saturday, May 25 from 10am - 5pm
Friends of the Library of St. Johns County members are invited to shop books and other materials, which will be available for the general public at an upcoming Friends of the Library Book Sale Extravaganza. If you are not a member, please consider joining. The Friends of the Library organization is actively engaged in providing quality programs to the local community to help promote the love of reading. All proceeds from book sales directly support this initiative.
Saturday, May 25 @ 11am
Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience. Cookie will be visiting the library today. Read her one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
This will be our last spring Read to Rover session. The dogs will be going on vacation this summer, but they'll be happy to see you again in the fall.
Saturday, May 25 @ 2pm
Join Renee Stambaugh, Master Gardener and owner of Native Plants Consulting, as she discusses how to use Florida natives as a cost-effective alternative to other plants. Plants will be for sale with some of the proceeds going to the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturdays: May 25, June 1, June 8, and June 22 @ 10:15am - 1:15pm
Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) will be holding a four-session Beginner Genealogy Class, featuring research in the U.S., on the following Saturdays:
May 25, 2013: Researching in a Straight Line---Backwards, Class 1. Back to Basics; Research Documentation; Sources-What are they?; Dates, Places & Relationships; Family Tree Software
June 1, 2013: Researching in a Straight Line---Backwards, Class 2. Organization; Church Records; and Vital Records
June 8, 2013: Researching in a Straight Line---Backwards, Class 3. Census Returns and Court Records
June 22, 2013: Researching in a Straight Line---Backwards, Class 4. Resource Sources, Evidence Analysis, and Timelines
These free sessions are for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Certificates of Completion will be given to those persons who attend at least three of the four class dates. Register by sending an email to email@example.com with your name, address, and phone number.