Anastasia Island Branch

Friends of the Anastasia Island Library Book Sale

AI FOL BooksaleThursday, March 13 @ 10am - 8pm
Friday, March 14 @ 10am - 6pm
Saturday, March 15 @ 10am - 5pm
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. On Saturday only, prices will be reduced by 50% and you can even fill a grocery sack with dollar books for seven dollars.

 

Community Spa Day

Friday, September 13 @ 11am
Avoid the downtown concert melee--Friday the 13th is your lucky day if you stop by the Anastasia Island Branch and treat yourself right!  Paige Hunt, aka The Spa Lady, will be providing brief spa treatments in our community room, from 11am to noon.  Hey moms--now that the kids are back in school and you have some time to yourself, how about a visit to the library just for you? 

 

Monarch Butterflies for the Backyard Enthusiast

monarchSaturday, September 28 @ 2pm
Would you like to learn how you can play an important role in helping monarch butterflies during their winter migration? Join Sara Fenwick, the "Monarch Midwife," as she shares her personal experiences with raising and releasing monarch butterflies.

 

Author Event: Old Lady Flute Tells All

photo of Barbara LeggeSaturday, September 7 @ 2pm
Join author Barbara Legge as she tells stories from her book "Old Lady Flute--She Tells All!"  A member of the Florida Writers and Florida Storytelling associations, Legge will tell fun stories about growing up in the 40's and 50's, as well as her work as a professional clown, dog groomer and massage therapist.

 

New Construction at Anastasia Island Branch Library

New ConstructionBook Drop Relocated

In order to serve our patrons better, we have relocated our book drop to improve traffic flow in the area. Please look for the new book drop under our new white awning near the fountain.


 

Teen Craft: Make Your Own Journal

Teen Craft Thursday, September 26 @ 3:30pm
Teens (Age 12+) are invited to celebrate Banned Books Week with us by creating personalized journals. We'll have all the supplies needed to create a stylish journal; all you need to bring is your imagination. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.

 

 

Celebrate National Comic Book Day with Andre Frattino

Author VisitWednesday, September 25 @ 3pm
Celebrate National Comic Book Day with author/illustrator, Andre Frattino. He will be making a special appearance at the Anastasia Island Branch Library to bring alive his artwork for kids of all ages. Andre has appeared at the St. Augustine Beach Art Association and other libraries and will be a participant in this year’s Florida Heritage Book Festival.

 

Peace Day Kids & Teen Craft Event

peace day September 24 @ 2:30pm

Kids and teens, celebrate International Peace Day by creating fabulous peace crafts. We'll make pinwheels, create beautiful chalk murals, make peace rocks, and create a zen garden space. 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.

 

 

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