Anastasia Island Branch

Peace Day Kids & Teen Craft Event

peace day September 20 @ 3:30pm
Celebrate International Peace Day by creating fabulous peace crafts. We'll be making pinwheels, tie-dyed tissue paper bowls, and tie-dyed t-shirts. Please bring your own t-shirt or bandana and we'll help you create a terrific tie-died work of wearable art. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.

 

Anastasia Island Book Club

Buddha in the AtticThursday, September 12 @ 6:45pm
A collection of interconnected narratives, Julie Otsuka’s richly imagined novel, The Buddha in the Attic, focuses on a group of Japanese women who come to California after World War I as “picture brides” to marry men they’ve never met. A finalist for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, this remarkable novel is a skillful portrayal of the immigrant experience that reinforces Otsuka’s reputation as a writer to watch. Join us for a lively discussion. All are welcome. Reserve it!

 

Teen Event: National Milkshake Day Celebration

National Milkshake DayThursday, September 12 @ 3:30pm
Teens (Age 12-17) are invited to make delicious smoothies and milkshakes in honor of National Milkshake Day. We'll supply fruit, juice, and ice for smoothies as well as chocolate, peanut butter, and almond milk for milkshakes. This tasty progam is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.

 

 

Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubWednesday, September 11 @ 2:30 pm
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.

 

 

Writers' Theater Partnership--CANCELLED

Tuesday, September 10 @ 6pm
This program has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.  We apologize for any inconvenience it may cause you.  Keep a look out for future writers theater workshops at the Anastasia Island Branch!

 

Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, September 5 @ 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.

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, September 3 @ 5:30pm
From 1950, tonight's film is a piece of visual poetry written and directed by Jean Cocteau. For more information or the name of the film, call 209-3730 or email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us.

 

 

Poco Paseo

Pelican PeteWednesday, August 14 @ 2 pm
The Children's Museum of St. Johns is teaming up with the St. Johns County Public Library System to present a fun and creative afternoon of activities!  Join us for "Pelican Pete" storytelling with authors Hugh and Frances Keiser (who will be available for book signing), chalkboard murals, and chalk art take-aways. This free program was made possible by a grant from the Barbara Kay Foundation.

This program will also be happening at the Main Library on Thursday, and the Southeast Branch Library on Friday. 

 

Author Event: "The Ins and Outs of Writing Your First Book"

Saturday, August 3 @ 2 pm
J
oin author Walker Newton, author of six novels, including "The Sand Crab Chronicles," a series of books set in the St. Augustine area.  Newton will provide insights and ideas about the ins and outs of the writing process.

 

Family Movie with Super Heroes and LEGOS!

Family Movie Event(G) Are you a LEGOS?  We'll then you are in for a treat this month! Joker will team with Lex Luthor to destroy the world one brick at a time. It's up to Batman, Superman and the rest of the Justice League to stop them.  Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  Call 209-3730 for movie title. *Seating is limited to the first 40 persons.  Tickets will be available 1 hour before the show.

 

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