Wednesday, December 19 @ 10 am
Learn to surf the World Wide Web with Mr. Bob. No swimsuit required! Call the Main Library to sign up for this class @ 904.827.6940.
Wednesday, December 12 @ 10 am
Not all mice eat cheese...come learn about the kind that don't with Mr. Bob. This class is perfect for the beginning computer user. Call to sign up for this class @ 904.827.6940.
Wednesday, December 5 @ 10 am
Come learn to take a drive on the information superhighway with Mr. Bob. No seatbelt required! Call the Main Library to sign up for this class @ 904.827.6940.
Thursday, November 15 @ 4 pm
One thing leads to another when you give a pig a pancake...so who knows what will happen when you give a kid a pancake, but that's what we're gonna do. Enjoy a lively rendition of Laura Numeroff's beloved classic, If You Give a Pig a Pancake. Afterwards, we'll have decorate-your-own-pancakes with a smorgasbord of edible decorations. Kids of all ages are welcome to this FREE program, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Check out these other great Numeroff books!
Saturday, November 10 @ 12 pm
Tweens and teens are invited to a weekend gaming session, featuring some of your favorite games on the PS3, xbox 360, & Wii! Just for coming we'll let each gamer pick out a FREE young adult book from our reading cart. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Saturday, December 15 @ 10:15 am
There is an art to structuring a good story, and it is best accomplished during the all-important pre-writing phase of developing a work. This FREE presentation will address Basic Three Act Structure, and the use of Plot Points and Turning Points to build conflict and move the story forward toward the Climax and Resolution. Presented by John Boles, an award-winning writer, producer, director, editor, and actor with more than twenty-five years’ experience in the entertainment industry. Brought to you by the Florida Writers Association Ancient City Chapter & the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided.
Wednesday, November 14 @ 12 pm
The Friends of the Main Library present a special one woman show of the life and times of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, performed by Karen DeVos. Please bring your brown bag lunch and join Marjorie at her "Cross Creek home" as she talks about her writings, the people and events that influence her and hear some excerpts from her works. The FOL is engaged in providing programs to the local community to help promote the joy of reading. Spend a relaxing lunch time with us. Participate in our raffle to help the FOL to continue providing support for the services and needs of the library and enjoy some sweet treats from her cook book. This program is open and FREE to the public.
Wednesday, November 7 @ 3 pm
Even the youngest crafter will welcome the fall season with these beautiful, easy-to-make projects. The crafts, all based on the symbols of autumn, include trees, leaves, and pumpkins. Join our children's staff for an afternoon of FREE crafting to celebrate autumn. Enjoy hot apple cider while crafting, and be sure to check out some of our children's books on fall and autumn!
Tuesday, November 13 @ 6:30 pm
Regarded for thousands of years in the East as a key to good health, happiness, and wisdom, tea has caught the attention of researchers in the West, who are discovering the many health benefits of different types of teas. Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss; lower cholesterol; and bring about mental alertness. Tea also appears to have antimicrobial qualities. This FREE workshop is presented by Joa Jane from Lah-Tea-Dah! Don't forget to check out some of our tea books!
Monday, November 26 @ 10:30 am
Did you know Yoga improves physical flexibility, strength, balance, and stamina? At this FREE session we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress and relax, improve breathing and energy levels. Whatever your hobbies or occupation, yoga can be a part of your unique, changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome. Experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.