Anastasia Island Branch

Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library

AI StorytimesThere will be no Wednesday storytimes in December.  Wednesday Storytimes will resume January 7. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months. Craft time is open to all children and focuses on teaching scissor, glue and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories and participate in active songs, counting and colors in Spanish.  


Biblioclast Fall Art for Adults and Teens

Book ArtSaturday, November 15 @ 2pm

A Biblioclast historically carries a definition of a person who burns, mutilates, or destroys books, however not all biblioclasts are nefarious. At this fall art program, we will recast books as an art medium in support of libraries, books, words, and ideas. Join us in a transformation of damaged or poor condition books into original works of art by folding, cutting, manipulating and carving covers and paper pages. Create a book pumpkin for the fall and fashion stylish book leaves.


Kids Be Your Own Scientist: Maps

Be Your Own ScientistWednesday, November 26 @ 3pm

There is no school and the kids are bored. Sounds like a perfect time to take a break and come to the library. Kids, ages 3-10, are invited to the library to learn about maps. We will make our own treasure maps and even go on a fun treasure hunt through the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


Fall Crafts for Kids and Tweens

Thanksgiving CraftsWednesday, November 12 @ 2:30pm

It's an early release day and Fall is in the air. Bring in the kids to create some beautiful Fall crafts. We will be making turkeys, owls, and more. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


Anastasia Island Book Club

The Silent WifeThursday, November 13 @ 6:45pm

Join us for this month's book club by reading The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison. Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, this novel is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can't be made, and promises that won't be kept. Reserve it.


Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants Presents: Autumn Fun with Flowers

sisterhoodSaturday, November 8 @ 2pm

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants (Cathy and Marilyn, members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine) will be showing you how to make some beautiful fall flower arrangements. If you wish, buy raffle tickets from the Friends of the Anastaia Island Branch Library to win the arrangements the Sisterhood creates. The raffle proceeds help sponsor this event. Doors will open at 1:30pm and light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


Family Movie: New Disney DVD Release

New MovieFriday, November 21 @ 3:30pm

(PG) Ever wonder why poor Sleeping Beauty was cursed? We do. A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.


Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, November 4 @ 5:30pm

Join us at Anastasia Island Branch Library for a different movie. If you have a suggestion, please join us this month and let us know. Next month's choice could be your nomination. Call the library at 209-3730 for November's movie title.


Family Movie Event with a Sleeping Princess

Sleeping BeautyWednesday, November 5 @ 2:30pm

(G) After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies. Come into the library to see this Disney movie version of the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for the movie title.


Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, November 20 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.


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