Anastasia Island Branch
Thursday, July 3 @ 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.
Saturday, July 19 @ 2pm
Do you feel tired? Do you hurt most of the time? Does it sometimes feel like your health problems control you? Find the energy to do the things that matter to you, and put the life back in your life. Join us to learn how essential oils can make an impact on your health, and help you feel more positive about life. This aromatic, uplifting program will cover using essential oils in new ways and audience members will have an opportunity to experience the aromas of therapeutic essential oils.
Saturday, July 26 @ 2pm
Juicing can prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, lower blood pressure, and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. And best of all turning vegetables and fruit into juice does not have to be bland or boring. Join Gina Marie as she shares recipes and juicing tips for making fabulous juices and enjoy samples of some of her yummiest creations. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, July 12 @ 2pm
People have always been fascinated by stories and there is scientific evidence that listening to stories is good for your brain. While sitting around a fire, stories were the first and only way to share information, dreams, to entertain, inspire, and connect with others long before humans had modern forms of communication. Enjoy a special visit by the Tale Tellers of St. Augustine, as they share an afternoon of stories. This free event is open to the public and is recommended for listeners 12 and over.
Wednesday, July 16 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm (repeat show)
Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather 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.
Wednesday, July 30 @ 2:30pm
Help us celebrate the end of Summer Reading with the ever popular, Wild Thing from Where the Wild Things Are. We'll be making some wild crafts and mini jungles with the Garden Club of St. Augustine, while eating some snacks. Be sure to bring your cameras. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and Garden Club of St. Augustine.
Friday, June 27 @ 1pm
What is that thing?! Shrinky dinks and lava lamps? Teens, come to the library for an out of this world program of cool crafts, yummy pizza, and a movie to entertain you on this hot, summer day. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie choices (all are rated PG or PG13.) This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, June 25 @ 2:30pm
Volcanoes... what can be more exciting than watching a volcano blow up?!! Kids, come to the library to make your very own volcano. Ms. Gina will be here teaching kids all about volcanoes and even how to make their very own exploding mini volcano. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are designed for the school-age child. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, June 21 @ 2pm
Baby, it's hot outside! It's the perfect weather for the official drink of June: Iced Tea. Making iced tea is simple but making great iced tea is another matter. It takes more than simply boiling water and dropping in a couple of tea bags. Joa Jane from Lah-Tea-Dah! will be on hand to share the art and science behind making great iced tea. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some refreshing samples as we celebrate National Iced Tea Month. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, June 20 @ 3:30pm
Families are invited to the library to enjoy an ancient form of storytelling and puppetry. We'll be performing two popular childrens book stories for all to enjoy.