Anastasia Island Branch
Saturday, August 24 @ 3pm
Get to know the St. Johns County Bookmobile. It will be here for all of our patrons to tour and learn more about all of the fabulous Bookmobile services. We'll also have a great craft for the family while they are here.
Friday, August 30 @ 3:45pm
BLAST OFF! Space Show! Join us for an outer-space adventure as we launch out of the atmosphere, fly at 17,500 miles per hour in orbit 250 miles above the earth! Try out a Boom Science space suit, fly on a one-person space vehicle, and complete an important mission before returning to earth.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesday, August 13 @ 6pm
A four-part program dedicated to bringing out the best in your play, screenplay or short story. Fellow writers and participants will help you develop your work by reading aloud and providing feedback. The program will run the second Tuesday of the month for three months, always beginning at 6pm: July 9th, August 13th and September 10th. If you have an original work you would like the Writers' Theater to read aloud, contact Jennifer Latka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, August 9 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.
Thursday, August 8 @ 6:45pm
Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl is a toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose resulting in a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds readers at every turn. When his wife disappears on their anniversary, Nick starts having cringe-worthy daydreams and becomes oddly evasive, eschewing his golden boy past in this bestselling novel. Reserve it.
Thursday, August 8 @ 3pm
Teens (ages 12-17) are invited to make decorations to use in this year's school lockers. We'll have items on hand to create locker mirrors, cool magnets, and tricked out CD decorations. We'll supply all the materials; you just need to show up and use your imagination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, August 7 @ 11am
Bring in your family to meet Captain William Mayhem (from the Pirate Museum) and be mystified by his magical pirate talents. See some cool pirate artifacts during this hour long pirate adventure show. This very special Viva Florida 500 and Summer Reading Wrap up program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 95 tickets available 1 hour before each show. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child.
Friday, August 2 @ 1:30pm
Teens (ages 12-17) can come into the library to make a secret book safe or design a book domino course. Afterwards, we will enjoy some yummy pizza while watching either Pretty in Pink or The Princess Bride (teens' choice). This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, July 20 @ 2pm
Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Therapy using the Highest Quality Therapeutic Oils in the World. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy has been used for years as a highly effective method 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.