Anastasia Island Branch

Library Card Sign-Up Month: Librarians in the Movies

National Library Card Week Movies!Saturday, September 6 @ 2pm

Join us each Saturday afternoon  for a showing of one of our favorite librarian movies featuring Noah Wyle. Flynn, an over 30 "professional student," is banned from more classes, since he already has 22 degrees. Unexpectedly hired by a mysterious library, he's soon pursuing a stolen artifact from the library, a pursuit taking him to far off lands. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

 

STAND Against Bullying with Mark Alan

magician mark alanTuesday, September 10 @ 2:30pm

STAND Against Bullying is a 45-minute program focusing on a serious topic in a fun manner. Using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of audience interaction, Mark helps give kids the tools they need to take a STAND against bullying. This program was made possible at all SJCPLS branch libraries through a Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant.

 

Tai-Chi: Enter the Healing Journey

Thursday, September 11 @ 10:30am

In the remaining parts of this journey into the ancient Chinese healing exercise, you will learn and practice Tai-Chi. In class, students will perform soft, continuous movements that will allow them to receive many positive aspects of renewed health, while developing internal stillness. Some of the benefits of Tai-Chi include: relief from muscular tension and anxiety, increased concentration and memory, enhanced sensory awareness, and improved balance. This free workshop is presented by Hector M. Ruiz, Jr., a certified instructor in Tai-Chi and Qi Gong.

 

Gentle Stretching with Gina

Gentle StretchingFriday, September 26 @ 10:30am

This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment and is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, and increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who are experiencing joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

 

Gentle Stretching with Gina

Gentle StretchingFriday, September 5 @ 10:30am

This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, attention to alignment, and is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, and increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who are experiencing joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, September 2 @ 5:30pm

(PG13) This month's selection is about a man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease. He faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

 

Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubFriday, September 19 @ 3:30pm

It's Talk Like a Pirate Day LEGO Club. Come to the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Make something Piratey and get a prize. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, September 4 @ 6pm
  
Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Therapy. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy uses therapeutic oils for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back, and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Kids All About Bugs Science Event

InsectsWednesday, August 27 @ 2:45pm
Kids can come into the library to learn all about bugs. We will have a number of buggy stations where kids can learn about insects and even a mosquito feeding area. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.

 

 

Friends of the Anastasia Island Library Mini Book Sale

AI FOL BooksaleSaturday, August 23 @ 10am - 3pm
Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire and support your local library at the same time. Visit us this Saturday for our sidewalk sale and pick out a book or two or twenty.

 

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