Anastasia Island Branch
Thursday, 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!
Thursday, 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.
Wednesday, September 11 @ 2:30 pm
Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.
Tuesday, September 10 @ 6pm
This program has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience it may cause you. Keep a look out for future writers theater workshops at the Anastasia Island Branch!
Thursday, September 5 @ 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.
Wednesday, August 14 @ 2 pm
The Children's Museum of St. Johns is teaming up with the St. Johns County Public Library System to present a fun and creative afternoon of activities! Join us for "Pelican Pete" storytelling with authors Hugh and Frances Keiser (who will be available for book signing), chalkboard murals, and chalk art take-aways. This free program was made possible by a grant from the Barbara Kay Foundation.
This program will also be happening at the Main Library on Thursday, and the Southeast Branch Library on Friday.
Saturday, August 3 @ 2 pm
Join author Walker Newton, author of six novels, including "The Sand Crab Chronicles," a series of books set in the St. Augustine area. Newton will provide insights and ideas about the ins and outs of the writing process.
(G) Are you a LEGOS? We'll then you are in for a treat this month! Joker will team with Lex Luthor to destroy the world one brick at a time. It's up to Batman, Superman and the rest of the Justice League to stop them. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title. *Seating is limited to the first 40 persons. Tickets will be available 1 hour before the show.
Baby / Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes are every Wednesday through November 27. 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. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. To ensure everyone is able to enjoy quality storytimes, we have a maximum capacity of 50. For more information on storytimes at other branches, please click here.