Wednesday, November 14 @ 2 pm
It's early release, so bring the kids in to enjoy our seasonal craft event! Come to the library and make some great Thanksgiving crafts. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, November 9 @ 3:30 pm
Zap! Greg from Boom Science will be back to teach us more exciting and cool science stuff! Come in to see what he has for us this time around!!! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, November 3 @ 11 am - 1:30 pm
We will have video games for all ages to play in honor of International Games Day! We will have games for the Wii and for the Sony PS3! All games for this day will be rated E and T. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and Sony.
Friday, November 2 @ 3:30 pm
(PG) Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. Light snacks provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title.
Saturday, October 6 @ 11 am
Come to the Hastings Branch Library to meet the PAWS Therapy Dogs. This fun and educational program will focus on responsible dog ownership, how to be safe around dogs, adopting from shelters, and more! Meet some adorable white boxers and get a free coloring book.
Starting the week of October 16-20, 2012
Ever wonder what kind of adventures your library books have been on? Catch a book with the bookcrossing sticker and follow the instructions on the label. Go to www.bookcrossing.com to see where the book has been and make a new journal entry so that other BookCrossers can see where it's traveled to and stay connected with books they've borrowed!
Friday, October 12 @ 10:30 am
Fire Safety/Prevention Week is October 7th - 13th. We'll learn about being "fire smart" with stories featuring Smokey the Bear, firefighters, and Dot the fire dog. Join us for music and a craft, too!
Wednesday, October 31 @ 10:15, 10:45 & 11:05 am
Dress up in your costume and come in for our Halloween storytimes! This week, we will be having special Halloween storytimes and a very special Halloween craft during our craft time. After the 11:05 Pre-School storytime, the kids can trick-or-treat with our staff here in the library for a few goodies!
Thursday, October 25 @ 10 am
Little pumpkins have a Halloween party of their very own in our toddler and preschool un-scary party and parade! Carnival-style games, yummy treats & prizes, Halloween snow cones, add up to a pumpkin patch of fun for little ones! Stellaluna will be flying by for a special visit, to share her batastic story through shadow puppets and lead a costume parade through the library. Be sure to bring your camera; it’s going to be super-cute! This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.
Wednesday, October 24 @ 2 pm
Children of all ages are invited to join us in celebrating the arrival of Halloween with Scooby Doo and the rest of the spook-busting, case-cracking Mystery, Inc. gang. Kids can paint and decorate a small pumpkin to take home, then snuggle up on our comfy pillow seating for an airing of one Scooby's frightening adventures! Pumpkins & scooby snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.