Main Library

Pre-K Storytime

Tuesday, January 13 @ 11am

Children ages 4-5 are invited to join Mr. Andy and Ms. Marcia in the The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room every Tuesday, January through April, for an engaging storytime program. We will read books, sing songs, and try on our crafting skills.  Parents and caregivers are invited too.

 

MAIN-iac Science Labs - Hour of Code: an introduction to programming for kids

Thursday, January 22 @ 4 pm
Mainiac Labs is branching out into new territory by participating in the world wide Hour of Code! Kids (Ages 4+), can explore a basic introduction to computer science and even learn basic programming skills using the Angry Birds platform. This one hour program is designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics. There will be a guided lesson followed by individual and group exploration. Sponsored by The Friends of Main Library St. Augustine.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Tuesday, January 6 @ 6pm

It's a teddy bear sleepover at Main. Bring your favorite stuffed friend, teddy bear or otherwise, and read some bedtime stories, enjoy some snacks, then tuck them in for a library sleepover. Your favorite stuffed friend will play with all the other stuffed animals all night long. Pick them up the next day and they'll tell you all about the fun they had. They'll even have pictures to prove it. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Android User Group

Android User GroupWednesday, January 21 @ 11am

Come join your fellow Android users in this informal user group. Bring your favorite tip or app to share with attendees as well as some questions to pose to the group. Space is limited and sign-ups are required. Don't forget to bring your device.

 

 

Adult Bingo For Books

Thursday, January 15 @ 3pm

Bingo for booksDo you love free books and playing B-I-N-G-O? Come on out to the library, make new friends or bring old friends along, and win adult fiction and non-fiction books. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one book. Book prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. Everyone is welcome and it's free.

 

Needlework with Friends

Needlework with FriendsMonday, January 5 @ 1pm

Bring your projects -- knit, crochet, needlepoint, or cross stitch and share your love of needlecrafts at the Main Library. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. For more information, contact FOL President, Toni Siriani, or contact the library at 827-6940.

 

 

Literary Lions Book Club: Last Train to Paradise by Les Standiford

Last Train to ParadiseSaturday, January 10 @ 10am

This year's St. Johns Reads book describes the efforts of ambitious entrepreneur Henry Flagler to construct a railway that would connect Key West to the mainland, from the design and engineering of the project to the 1935 hurricane that destroyed the railway. Join us for a riveting discussion and tasty snacks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. Reserve it!

 

 

iPad User Group

iPad User GroupWednesday, January 14 @ 11am

Come join your fellow iPad users in this informal user group. Bring your favorite tip or app to share with attendees as well as some questions to pose to the group. Space is limited and sign-ups are required. Call the library at 827-6940 to register. Don't forget to bring your iPad!

 

Literary Lions Book Club: Orphan Train

Saturday, December 13 @ 10am

Orphan TrainPenobscot Indian, Molly Ayer, is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life--answers that will ultimately free them both. Rich in detail and epic in scope, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are. Reserve it!

 

Gentle Stretching with Lenore

Tuesday, December 30 @ 10:30am

Gentle Stretching with LenoreYoga, which includes gentle stretching, is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Join us for a free hour of yoga with Miss Lenore. Registration is not required. Wear loose clothing and bring your yoga mat, if you have one. For more information, call the library at 827-6940.

 

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