Anastasia Island Branch
Thursday, March 14 @ 10 am-8 pm
Friday, March 15 @ 10 am-6 pm
Saturday, March 16 @ 10 am-5 pm
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 weekend and pick out a book or two or twenty... Saturday ONLY, prices will be reduced by 50% and you can even fill a grocery sack with dollar books for seven dollars.
Wednesday, March 13 @ 10:30 am
Instead of our regular storytimes, we will be having our St. Johns County firefighters here at Anastasia Island Library! Come out to meet your local heroes and take a tour of their fire truck and learn what a firefighter does! Be sure to bring your camera to get some great pictures.
Friday, March 8 @ 10:30 am
This FREE class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. It is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, & increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who experience joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by licensed yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.
Thursday, March 7 @ 3:30 pm
School is still on break, so come into the library! Teens (ages 12 and up) choose what they want to do: video games, movies, music, reading, and more. Video game choices are rated T and above. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and Sony.
Thursday, March 7 @ 6 pm
Give Your Feet A Treat! Come & experience 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 Library.
Tuesday, April 2 @ 5:30 pm
Join us for a viewing of the 2012 Academy Award winner for the Best Documentary Feature! This is the story of a gifted musician who is poorly received in America but becomes a pop music icon for generations of South Africans. Long rumored to have died by his own hand, a few fans discover the reality of their favorite musician and aid his discovery that his musical dreams did in fact come true. Rated PG-13.
For information and the name of the film, call 209.3730 or email Harold George at email@example.com. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
Saturday, March 2 @ 10:30 am
This FREE class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. It is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, & increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who experience joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by licensed yoga instructor, Gina Mercado. .
Saturday, February 9 @ 2pm
Monique Borboen, Northeast Policy Associate for the Audubon Society, will make a presentation on birds in our local community, how to identify them and how we can to be stewards of the natural environment. Great Backyard Bird Count materials will be distributed to the community. Birdhouses and haiku will be on display at the Library. This program is for new and experienced birds, children and families.
Saturday, February 16 starting at 10 am
Come participate in this great family activity and learn how to go birding! There will be several birding guides available to take out groups of adults and children to birding locations on the beach and at various locations around the area. You may also participate on your own by downloading the packet and turn in your results to be entered into the nationwide bird count!
Saturday, February 9 @ 2 pm
Come into the library to learn more about birding & the Great Backyard Bird Count going on in February! Monique Borboen, Northeast Florida Policy Associate for the Audubon Society, will be presenting a program on how to identify birds in our community and how we can be stewards of the natural environment. After the program, we will provide you with your very own “go kit” to go out and participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count! The kit will include a bird list, color copies of shore and wading birds, instructions on how to participate in the GBBC and a list of locations within St. Johns County that are great birding spots. This program is for new and experienced birders alike, and the entire family is encouraged to take part!