October 1 - October 26
Throughout the month of October, we invite you to check out our Brain Quiz Corner display at the Main Library. Each week there will be a new quiz with questions on stress and its relationship with the brain/mind. One winner will be drawn from the correct quizzes for the week, with the possibility of winning Publix gift cards, gift cards for the Mainly Books Bookstore, reusable grocery bags full of healthy foods, and more. Sponsored by the BrainMatterNow Foundation and the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Check out some of the books we have on your amazing brain.
Tuesday, October 1 @ 10am
Teens, stop by the front desk at the Hastings Branch Library any time before October 13 and tell us the title of your favorite book and what made it so great. All titles will be placed on a Teens’ Top Titles bookshelf during Teen Read Week, October 13 – 19.
Tuesday, October 1 @ 3:30pm
Teens, join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, play board games, paint, or just hang out with your friends in a fun, friendly environment. Guitars and a keyboard are available if you feel like getting musical.
Tuesday, October 1 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets, and any yarn you’d like to donate, during regular library hours.
Tuesday, October 1 @ 6pm
Teens (Age 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:30pm
This month we're reading The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington. Read the book and join us for a rousing discussion, moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and present adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Book description: "In this incisive work, the renowned political scientist explains how 'civilizations' have replaced nations and ideologies as the driving force in global politics today and offers a brilliant analysis of the current climate and future possibilities of our world's volatile political culture."