Anastasia Island Branch
Wednesday, July 10 @ 2:30pm (one show only)
Bring in the kids for a fun Viva Florida 500 event and dance to the music of St. Augustine’s own Saltwater Cowgirls as they serenade us with music inspired by the ocean and sea creatures. Here they are on YouTube. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 95 tickets available 1 hour before the show. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, June 28 @ 3pm
(PG) A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Seating is limited to 40 persons to ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the movie. Tickets will be available up to 1 hour before the movie. Call 209-3730 for movie title.
Friday, June 28 @ 10:30am
The Kiwanis Club, Nettles Fine Jewelry, and the Early Learning Coalition are partnering with the library to hold a full blown festival for toddlers. We'll have music, games, stories, crafts, and a special Elmo character visit. The folks from Nemours BrightStart are holding early literacy screenings for children ages 3-5 years old. The St. Augustine Police Department will also be here to talk about bike safety and each child will receive a free bike helmet. You'll want to bring your cameras to this extra special event for our youngest patrons.
Thursday, June 27 @ 3pm
Teens (age 12+) can come into the library to make some awesome hemp jewelry or keychains with bottle cap adornments instead of beads. 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 and donations made from local artists.
Wednesday, June 26 @ 2:30pm & @ 3:30pm (repeat show)
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 family event. Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather the family, friends, and neighbors and come to the reptile show at the library. LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles and more to our library. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation, and care of these wonderful reptiles. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 95 tickets available 1 hour before each show. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, June 21 @ 1:30pm
Teens, age 12+, are invited to our Dead Man's Party! We will be making zombie felties and zombie Barbie dolls, eating some great Romano's pizza and watching the book to film: Warm Bodies (PG13). This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, June 19 @ 2:30pm
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 program and hang out with Splat the Cat while making some fabulous beach crafts. It's summer time, so even Splat is enjoying the Florida beach this year. Come in to make your own sand picture, beach themed magnets & even a cool sand bottle buddy. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, June 13 @ 6:45 pm
Towles delivers a sophisticated and entertaining debut novel about an irresistible young woman with an uncommon sense of purpose. Elegant and captivating, "Rules of Civility" turns a Jamesian eye on how spur-of-the-moment decisions define life for decades to come. Reserve it!
Friday, June 7 @ 3 pm
(PG) Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title.
Thursday, June 6 @ 3 pm
Teens (ages 12 and up) can come into the library to make some awesome crafts out of old keyboard keys, motherboards and other computer parts! We'll have glue guns, wire and more for you to create pencil holders, boxes or whatever you can imagine from these computer parts!