Main Library

STORYTIME RETURNS

Family Storytime (ages 4-5yrs) every Tuesday @ 11:00am
Lapsit Babytime (ages 0-12mo) every Thursday @ 10:15am
Toddler Storytime (ages 1-3yrs) every Thursday @ 11:00 and 11:30am

Storytimes are hosted by Mr. Andy and Mrs. Marcia and they run Sept 1st through November 24th.

Family Storytime is for children ages 4-5 and is held in The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room. This is an engaging storytime featuring longer stories, songs, and crafting.

Lapsit Babytime is a special storytime program designed for babies 0-12 months of age. It is a lapsit program that features songs, action rhymes, fingerplays, and more for you and your baby. Come join the circle in The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room.

Toddler Time is a storytime program designed for children ages 1-3 years of age.  Join us in the Large Meeting Room for a lively program of singing, dancing, and stories.

All Children's programs are supported by The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Based on the Book Film: The Return of the King

Return of the KingFriday, September 25th @ 12pm

Happy National Tolkien Week! We are celebrating the Tale Teller of Middle-earth by screening Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Today we will conclude the trilogy with the final film, The Return of the King. Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth. 200 minutes. PG-13. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Based on the Book Film: The Two Towers

Two Towers Wednesday, September 23rd @ 12pm

 Happy National Tolkien Week! We are celebrating the Tale  Teller of Middle-earth by screening Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Today we will be watching the 2nd film, The Two Towers. Frodo, Sam, Gandalf, and other members of the Fellowship continue their journey to destroy the Ring of Power.  Along the way, they meet a strange creature named Gollum. The rest of Middle-earth prepares for an epic battle. 175 minutes. PG-13. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Based on the Book Film: The Fellowship of the Ring

Fellowship of the RingMonday, September 21 @ 2pm

Happy National Tolkien Week! We are celebrating the Tale Teller of Middle-earth by screening Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy.  Today we will be showing The Fellowship of the Ring. On Bilbo Baggins' eleventy-first birthday, he disappears and leaves a mysterious ring to his young cousin, Frodo Baggins. Frodo and his friends are thrust into a perilous quest to destroy the ring and save Middle-earth. 178 minutes. PG-13.

 

Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score

Understanding and improving your credit scoreWednesday, September 23rd @ 6pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. The St. Johns Housing Partnership will present a 2 hour class designed to help families talk about money, manage their money, and build (or rebuild) good credit. The session will include how to get your credit report for free, how to get an estimated credit score for free, how your credit score is calculated, and what improves and damages your credit score. Call 819-1266 to register for the class.

 

Hypnosis for Relaxation

Dr. Chris BeverlySaturday, September 19 @ 3pm

Dr. Beverly will explain the nature and benefits of using hypnosis for relaxation before leading participants through a guided hypnosis session. Dr. Chris Beverly is a Certified Hypnotist and graduate of the Omni Hypnosis Center.

To attend the Hypnosis for Relaxation Session, participants must be:

  • at least 18 years of age, or
  • at least 15 years of age and accompanied by a legal guardian.

For more information about Dr. Beverly and hypnosis, click here!

 

Hypnosis for Relaxation

Dr. Chris BeverlySaturday, October 24 @ 10:30am and 1:00pm

Want to get away and relax but can’t find the time? After attending our free one hour session, you’ll leave feeling rested and ready to conquer the world. Dr. Beverly will explain the nature and benefits of using hypnosis for relaxation before leading participants through a guided hypnosis session. Dr. Chris Beverly is a Certified Hypnotist and graduate of the Omni Hypnosis Center.

To attend the Hypnosis for Relaxation Session, participants must be:

  • at least 18 years of age, or
  • at least 15 years of age and accompanied by a legal guardian.

For more information, click here!

 

Silent Peace Meditation

Silent Peace MeditationWednesday, September 16 @ 7pm

Meditation teacher, Kathleen Roberts, will open the group with a short breathing exercise and lead us into a silent meditation, where the participants will think peace. Jade Forest and her singing bowls will support the meditation. Ms. Roberts has been leading meditation and psychic development groups for over 10 years. Any questions, call Kathleen at 669-1085. Come join us in sending peace to the world. 

 

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Book SaleSaturday, October 3 @ 10am

The Main Library One Day Book Sale features books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, and audio books. Hardback books cost $1.00 and paperbacks cost $.50, with many children's books priced even lower. The book sale is held by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine as a fundraiser. All sale proceeds support programs and other needs of the Main Library.

 

Based on the Book Film: Fahrenheit 451

Banned Books WeekWednesday, September 30 @ 1pm

In honor of Banned Books Week, we are screening this classic film adaptation of Ray Bradbury's cautionary tale of censorship. Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning forbidden books, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom. 113 minutes. Not Rated. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

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