Wednesday, December 12 @ 4 pm
When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville's boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong - the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Rated G. Plenty of pillow seating and FREE organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane's Natural Food Market!
Thursday, December 27 @ 3:30 pm
Do you love free books and playing Bingo? Come on out, make new friends, and win adult fiction and non-fiction books by playing Bingo! Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Book prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the St. Johns County Library! Everyone is welcome and it's FREE!
Monday, December 17 @ 5 pm
Tweens, teens, and young twenty-somethings are invited to the monthly meeting of our anime club, where you can meet others with similar interests. We’ll be viewing assorted Anime & enjoying Japanese candy. Feel free to wear a costume if you’d like and come JAAM with us!
Wednesday, December 12 @ 2 pm
Unfortunately, this class has been cancelled!
Children in K-5th grade are invited to learn One Stroke by painting glass snowmen luminaries. One Stroke is a learned art form pioneered by Florida resident Donna Dewberry. No experience necessary. Come and learn some basic painting strokes, and make a fun craft at the same time. Mason jars and all other materials will be provided. Please call 904.827.6940 to sign up for this FREE art class. Limited to the first 20 students! Presented by Charlene Burton, a certified One Stroke instructor.
Wednesday, December 26 - Thursday, December 27 @ 2 pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play with a day of no school at the Main library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Complimentary snacks and soda will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library & Sony.
Wednesday, December 26 - Thursday, December 27 @ 12 pm
Celebrate your winter break with us cinematically! We'll be showing two new release family films over the course of two days. Please call the Main Library @ 904.827.6940 for movie titles and ratings. Plenty of pillow seating and FREE organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane's Natural Food Market!
Wednesday, December 12 @ 3 pm
Even the youngest crafter will welcome the winter season with these beautiful, easy-to-make projects. The crafts, all based on the symbols of winter, include snow, snowmen, and mittens. Join our children's staff for an afternoon of FREE crafting to celebrate the holiday season. Enjoy hot chocolate while crafting, and be sure to check out some of our children's books on winter!
Tuesday, December 18 @ 6 pm
Give Your Feet A Treat! Come & experience Raindrop Therapy using the Highest Quality Therapeutic Oils in the World. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy has been used for years as a highly effective method for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. Presented by licensed massage therapist, Gina Mercado.
Saturday, December 8 @ 10:30 am
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. When a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. As the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own-- between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegation, between a past he's tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive. Enjoy sharing your thoughts of the book, along with coffee & refreshments, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, December 26 @ 10:30 am
This FREE class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. The class is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, and increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who are experiencing joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by licensed yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.