Main Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Book SaleFriday, August 7 @ 12pm and Saturday, August 8 @ 10am

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

 

Literary Lions Bookclub: The Garden of Burning Sand

Saturday, December 12 @ 10:30am

A young American lawyer and a Zambian police officer work together to uncover the identity of a young Zambian girl who has been brutally assaulted and find out the person who is behind the crime. For more information, please contact Friends of the Library president Toni Siriani. Reserve it!

 

 

Literary Lions Bookclub: Big Little Lies

Saturday, November 14 @ 10:30am

A murder... a tragic accident... or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Big Little Lies follows three women, each at a crossroads: Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She's funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare. While she may seem a bit flustered at times, who wouldn't be, with those rambunctious twin boys? New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny. Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son. But why? While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all. For more information, please contact Friends of the Library president Toni Siriani. Reserve it!

 

Literary Lions Book Club: Go Set A Watchman

 Saturday, September 12 @ 10:30am

Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout returns home to Maycomb to visit her father and struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s.  For more information, please contact Friends of the Library president Toni Siriani. Reserve it!

 

 

Functional Medicine: Anxiety, Depression, and Mental Health

Tuesday, August 25 @ 6:30pm

Dr. David B. Tuchinsky, D.C., PLLC, Functional Medicine author and speaker, will give a presentation for those suffering from mental and neurological health disorders. We will be presenting the latest evidence based information in a simple and highly actionable way.  Leave with lots of great information and tips on how to improve your current approach. You will be given an immediate action plan to regain your health and vitality. You can use this approach to complement your medication or to help you uncover some of the underlying mechanisms that are causing your problems.

 

Bellydance Basics

Bellydance BasicsMonday, August 17 @ 6:30pm

Explore the ancient art of Middle Eastern Bellydance with instructor Liz Boyett of St. Augustine Bellydance. This Bellydance Basics class will focus on understanding beginner technique and creative expression. No previous dance experience is necessary, and all ages are welcome. Please wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing and bring water.

 

 

Eating With Ellen

Eating With EllenTuesday, August 25 @ 2pm

Meatless Monday on a Tuesday: Learn the health benefits of eating less meat and how to incorporate Meatless Monday into your week! Learn how you can better manage your nutrition and take back your life! Join us for our monthly nutrition program with registered dietician, Ellen Hawkes, MS, RD. This program is free and open to the public.

 

Eating With Ellen

Eating With EllenWednesday, July 22 @ 2pm

Why fiber is good for you: Learn why adding more fiber to your diet is important for improving your health and your waistline! Learn how you can better manage your nutrition and take back your life! Join us for our monthly nutrition program with registered dietician, Ellen Hawkes, MS, RD. This program is free and open to the public.

 

Florida Writers Association: The Scoop on Backstory

Florida Writers AssociationSaturday, August 15 @ 10am

Editor, writer, and publisher Nancy Quatrano will present The Scoop on Backstory: 10 Tips to Develop and Use it Effectively. The difference between average characters and an average manuscript can often be the difference between employing the right type and amount of back story, at the right time. We all know our characters weren’t born yesterday, and that we’re all products of our past, but how much past is too much? The workshop will include character development worksheets and a tip sheet to help you develop your “backstory muscles” so that this very important craft tool will make your work shine.

This meeting is sponsored by the Florida Writers Association/Ancient City Chapter 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.

 

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

JAAMMonday, August 24 @ 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 Main Library St. Augustine.

 

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