Tuesday, May 20 from 10am - 12:30pm
Children ages 3-5 are invited to receive a free, 10-minute Early Literacy Screening at the library, courtesy of Nemours BrightStart. Registration is taken on a first-come, first serve basis by a Nemours representative. Utilize this free screening to find out where your child's literacy strengths lay and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Tuesday, May 20 @ 4pm
Celebrate World Turtle Day by learning some cool new facts about turtles with Jade of the St. Johns County Environmental Division. She'll teach you about the turtles in our area and why they need our help. This hands-on experience will include a craft. This program is geared toward kids, but will be enjoyed by all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library and the St. Johns County Environmental Division.
Saturday, May 24 @ 11am
Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.
Come visit with Maddie, Cookie, and our newest dog Polly. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
Saturday, May 10 @ 11am
Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience. Come visit with Cookie, Maddie, and our newest dog Polly. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
May 11 -17
Come into the Anastasia Island Branch to pick up a copy of Be Smart, Save Money coloring and activity books with crayons for your child. The books are supplied by The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in support of Wi$e Money Week in Florida.
Friday, May 16 @ 11 am
Aside from being just plain fun, playing is an important part of learning. Stick around after storytime for socialization time with blocks, puzzles, and other toys.
Wednesday, May 7 @ 3pm
The art project for this month is in honor of Mother's Day. If you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create a special art project perfect for giving to your mom!
Saturday, May 3 @ 1pm
Kids ages kindergarten and up are invited to learn beginning American Sign Language with teen volunteer, Lexie. Classes will be once per week on Saturdays and are informal and fun.
Wednesday, October 8 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.
Friday, May 2 @ 10:30am
This week we'll play with the concept of imitation. Join us for readings of I am Not a Copycat and The New Sweater. We'll also practice imitating sounds, movements, and rhythms.