Saturday, July 21 @ 4 pm
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. Come meet nice, new people or bring a friend!
Wednesday, July 25 @ 5:30 pm
Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's classic novel, a war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands. Enjoy popcorn while watching this new DVD release! Rated PG-13.
Saturday, July 21 @ 10:15 am
From occasional articles to regular features for newspapers, magazines, Susan D. Brandenburg will share how to start and how to progress. Her talk will include the challenges involved with having no regular paycheck when you go from a regular job, to writing full time, to the diverse free-lance writing jobs she has tackled. She will also discuss the niche she has found as a well-paid biographer. Susan is a writer with more than thirty years experience. Sponsored by the Ancient City Chapter of the Florida Writers Association and the Friends of the Main Library. Program is FREE and open to the public.
Thursday, July 5 @ 11 am
Signing Time Academy is a terrific way for you and your child to learn American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary as you play, sing, and sign along with your friends and family. As seen on Nick Jr., Signing Time's multi-award winning original music brings ASL to life in a fun way that is sure to get your little ones a movin' and a groovin'! This program is FREE and ALL ages are welcome!
Tuesday, July 17 @ 6:00 pm
The A, B, C and D of Medicare! Join us for this invaluable workshop, before you get frustrated trying to figure Medicare out for yourself. You’ll learn to recognize the different parts of Medicare, compare coverage options, what services and supplies are covered by Medicare, and recognize Medicare rights and appeals. This is an educational event presented by Grace Carter, a representative with Agency 65.
Friday, July 6 from 2-5 pm
Did you know that just one unit of donated blood (a pint) can save up to THREE lives? Book it to the library and be more than someONE's hero! The Blood Alliance Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Main Library from 2 to 5 pm. Call Jackie @ 904.827.6940 to make an appointment.
Monday, August 6 @ 5 pm
Young adults are invited to join our Teen Summer Reading Club, which is focusing on safe and creative ways teens can Own the Night! Teens are invited to join local baking enthusiast, Nicole N. in creating some yummy, no-bake desserts. Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles, "Puppy" Chow, and many more scrumptious treats, all of which are perfect for a midnight snack. Share with your friends or family....or not!
Saturday, June 30 from 10 am to 3:30 pm (CANCELLED)
Are you starting your first job, graduating from high school, or heading off to college? Whatever the reason, every teen needs to learn how to manage money. The St. Johns River Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the St. Johns County Public Library System are teaming up to offer this full day workshop to young adults, age 15-20. Subjects covered will be budgeting, saving, personal investing, using credit wisely, avoiding identity theft and more. Class size is limited so call us at 827-6940 to register! Lunch provided by the St. Johns County Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, August 1 @ 2 pm
Way before he ever met Shrek, the legendary Puss in Boots goes on a heroic journey, teaming up with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty Softpaws to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs. It’s the adventure of nine lifetimes! Enjoy the film with pillow seating & fresh organic popcorn from Diane's Natural Food Market! Rated PG.