Thursday, June 19 @ 2:30 pm
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.
Thursday, June 26 @ 2 pm
A favorite toy disappears. A friend moves away. A pet passes away. These are all experiences of loss that a young child might face. We'll explore this topic, but don't worry; it won't be all sad. We'll also read about how we help each other feel happy again and treasure our good memories.
Thursday, June 19 @ 2 pm
Our topic will be "family" in this week's family storytime. We'll read about a family of ten armadillos in Ten, and we'll see what happens when a new baby surprises her sister in Chloe, Instead. Join us.
Thursday, June 12 @ 2 pm
We'll be talking about clothes in this week's storytime, so come wearing your favorite summer outfit. Find out how a young girl gets to keep her favorite dress no matter how big she gets in I Had a Favorite Dress. Also, laugh with us at Crabby Pants. Don't forget, music, movement, and a craft, too.
Thursday, June 5 @ 2 pm
Take a ride with us this week as we tell stories about bicycles. We'll read stories such as Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka and others. We'll also sing, dance, and do a craft.
Wednesday, July 16 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm (repeat show)
Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather family, friends, and neighbors and come to the reptile show at the library. LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles, and more to our library. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation, and care of these wonderful reptiles. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 95 tickets available 1 hour before each show. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, July 30 @ 2:30pm
Help us celebrate the end of Summer Reading with the ever popular, Wild Thing from Where the Wild Things Are. We'll be making some wild crafts and mini jungles with the Garden Club of St. Augustine, while eating some snacks. Be sure to bring your cameras. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and Garden Club of St. Augustine.
Wednesday, June 25 @ 2:30pm
Volcanoes... what can be more exciting than watching a volcano blow up?!! Kids, come to the library to make your very own volcano. Ms. Gina will be here teaching kids all about volcanoes and even how to make their very own exploding mini volcano. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are designed for the school-age child. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, June 20 @ 3:30pm
Families are invited to the library to enjoy an ancient form of storytelling and puppetry. We'll be performing two popular childrens book stories for all to enjoy.
Wednesday, June 18 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm
Come to the library to see some amazing dog tricks, learn some dog training and safety tips from our local experts Silke, Julie, and some special K-9 friends. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 90 tickets available 1 hour before each show. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are designed for the school-age child.