Monday, January 6 & 27 @ 10:30am
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. Learn how yoga can easily be a part of your lifestyle. First timers are welcome to experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.
Thursday, January 16 @ 3:30pm
Do 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 Library of St. Johns County. Everyone is welcome and it's free.
Friday, January 24 & 31 @ 10:30am
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 yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.
Fridays, January 3, 17, 24, & 31 @ 2:30pm
Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice that improves mental and physical wellness through a series of easy-to-learn exercises, meditation, and the development of one's xinxing or heart-mind nature. The practice is based on the universal principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Please call Michelle at 392-6789 for more information about these free workshops.
Monday, January 6 & 27 @ 1:30pm
Are you behind on your mortgage and facing foreclosure? Let the St. Johns Housing Partnership help you avoid scams and save your home. At this free workshop you’ll learn about various government-funded programs and their eligibility requirements. The St. Johns Housing Partnership is a non-profit organization, and there is never a charge to the homeowner for any of their services. Please call 819-1266 with questions and to register for this workshop.
Monday, January 27 @ 5pm
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 Library of St. Johns County.
Thursday, January 30 @ 3pm
Do you have an iPad but find yourself asking questions such as: What apps would work for me? How do I run updates? Or, does my iPad have a camera? Join David Penney for a hands-on iPad workshop where these questions, and more, will be answered. Bring your iPad and follow along as David goes through most of the capabilities of the iPad, the Apple Cloud, and iTunes synchronization. Library cardholders may call 827-6940 to sign up for this free technology workshop.
Friday, December 6 @ 10:30am
The Affordable Care Act, or health care reform, is a set of health insurance reforms that started in 2010 and will continue to roll out in 2014, and beyond. The law’s goal is to ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care. Join staff from Azalea Health of St. Augustine to learn more about the ACA and how it might affect you and your family. Representatives will be available to explain how health care reform affects you, help you gain the peace of mind to make a smart choice in a short time, and discover ways to get financial help, if you qualify.
Wednesday, December 4 from 12pm - 4pm
Personal, interpersonal, family, and job-related problems can sometimes render an otherwise well-adjusted person completely off balance emotionally. They can rob you of your peace of mind, awaken you in the middle of the night, and literally wreck your health. Yet, with professional help, most self-defeating attitudes and negative behavior patterns can be overcome in a reasonably short period of time. Join us for a free depression screening offered by staff from Psychological Services of St. Augustine, Inc.
Thursday, December 12 @ 11am
Deborah Spiller, the illustrator of Snowball: The Bear Who Saved Christmas, will be visiting the Main Library for a special book reading and signing event. The book is a colorful romp in the cold tundra, where young Snowball the bear rescues Santa and his elves in time for their Christmas Eve flight.