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Seven Principles of Holistic Investing

Wednesday, April 22 @ 4:30 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. During this one hour session, attendees will learn the Seven Principles of Holistic Investing in relation to mutual funds and stocks. Author and instructor, Joe Ippolito, has 30 years of experience in investing and will happily answer questions. Call the Main Library at 904.827.6940 to register. This program is free and open to the public. 


MAIN-iac Science Labs: Hour of Code

Thursday, April 16 @ 4 pm
Explore computer programming for kids with the world wide Hour of Code! Teens and pre-teens can explore a basic introduction to computer science and even learn basic programming skills using the Angry Birds platform. The lessons increase in difficulty as you move through them so come back each month to increase your skills. This one hour program is designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics. There will be guided lessons as well as individual and group exploration. You can bring your own laptop or tablet or you can borrow one of ours. Supplies are limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.


MAIN-iac Science Labs: FLYP edition - SUPERGOO!

Thursday, May 14 @ 4pm
Join mad scientists, Mr. Andy and Ms. Marcia, as they dive into science. Young science enthusiasts, ages 6-16, are invited to join Main-iac Labs and have fun with our hands-on experiments. In this special FLYP edition of MAIN-iac Science Labs, we'll be making and experimenting with SUPERGOO! Everyone will get to make their own supergoo to take home for further experiments. Seating is limited so be sure to arrive early. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.


MAIN-iac Science Labs: rocket scientists wanted!

Thursday, March 19 @ 4pm
Join mad scientists, Mr. Andy and Ms. Marcia, as they dive into science. Young science enthusiasts, ages 6-16, are invited to join Main-iac Labs and have fun with our hands on experiments. This month's theme is Water Bottle Rockets. Bring in your own water bottle and get ready for launch! Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.


Family Film Series

Thursday April 2 @ 4 pm
Join us each month for a fun family film in the large meeting room. This month we are featuring another great new release! The Fairies are at it again and this time they meet a fearsome beast. Is it friend or foe? Rated PG. Free popcorn while it lasts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.


Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Main Library St. AugustineFriday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 5


Friday, May 1 - 1:00 to 5:00
Saturday, May 2 - 10:00 to 4:00
Monday, May 4 - 10:00 to 5:00
Tuesday, May 5 - 10:00 to 3:00

The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine book sale features books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audio books. Hardback books cost $1.00 and paperbacks cost $.50, with many children's books priced even lower. A selection of special books is individually priced at $3.00 and up. The book sale is held as a fundraiser. All sale proceeds support programs and other needs of the Main Library.


Wi$e Money Week: Estate Planning

Wi$e Money WeekWednesday, April 29@ 10 am

This presentation will explain how to protect your assets while you are alive and how to insure they are distributed according to your wishes after your death.  The discussion will include:  the objectives of Estate Planning, the probate process, key legal documents (wills, power of attorneys, etc.), trusts and taxation. Instructors from the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants are offering FREE financial planning workshops. Attendees may participate in this class by registering at the library. For information or to register by phone, call the library at 827-6940.


Transforming Your Aging Brain

Transforming Your Aging BrainTuesday, April 28 @ 3 pm

Neuroscience points to research that the adult brain is able to create new, healthy neurons and synapses as we age. The MMM: Multi-Modal Method utilizes music, movement, manual motion (sign language), and mindful meditation with visualization to enhance memory and create new wiring in the brain, speeding up and improving healthy cognitive, physical, social/emotional and spiritual processes. In this interactive lecture, audience participants will be introduced to the MMM tools that will help them change messages of the past and become more mindful with improved attention, balance, focus, vitality, and intentional communication. This lecture will benefit all boomers/seniors who  are interested in joyful, holistic aging as well as those who are caregivers for elders with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Linda Stoler, MA., CCC-SLP, is a speech language pathologist, transformational educator, poet, songwriter and producer of more than 45 years. Gretchen Espinetti, Ph.D., has been a multicultural educator and researcher for over 30 years in the U.S. and several countries abroad. For more information, call 802-343-2076 or 330-998-1955.


Japanese Anime At Main (J.A.A.M.)

JAAMMonday, April 27 @ 5 pm

Do you love watching anime or reading manga? Tweens, teens, and young twenty-somethings are invited to the monthly meeting of our anime club, where you can meet others with similar interests. Feel free to wear a costume if you’d like and come "JAAM" with us. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.



Florida Writers Association: Dialogue and How It Works

Florida Writers AssociationSaturday, April 18 @ 10 am

Your book title is likely the critical element for the success of your book. Do you know the suggested number of words for a title? Do you know the number one question every reader asks when they look at your book? Come find out the answers from author Rik Feeney! This meeting is sponsored by the FWA/ACC and the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. All book sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Doors open at 10am. All meetings are free and open to the public.


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