Fridays, November 1, 8, 15, & 22 @ 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.
Friday, November 15 @ 10am
What would safer, cheaper, more effective health care mean for your family? Learn how to make over your medicine cabinet by replacing over-the-counter medicines and other drugs with pure, plant-based medicine--also known as essential oils. Discover how to take charge of your healthcare with these self-directed, medicinal oils that you can utilize every day to improve your body's chemistry and natural defenses. Presented by Green Smoothie Girl Health Coach, Joy Traugott, Naturopath. Please email Joy to register for this free class. Check out some of our essential oil books to learn more.
Friday, November 1 from 10:30am - 12:30pm
Because there is always time to treat yourself right....
Hey moms or dads, while the kids are in school and you have some time to yourself, how about a relaxing visit to the library just for you? Paige Hunt, a.k.a. The Spa Lady, will be providing complimentary mini-spa treatments. Reserve your spot by calling the Main Library at 827-6940. Check out some of our home spa books, so you can bring the experience back home with you!
Every Thursday in November
We invite you to join us each week for all the laughs of storytime. We'll share some of our favorite books, sing songs, play music, tell interactive stories, make crafts, and have lots of fun.
Baby Time 10:15am: A gentle lapsit program with action rhymes, fingerplays, and first books for babies. For pre-walkers only, please.
Toddler Time 11am: We'll sing, we'll dance, and share our excitement for books and learning at the library. Don't be shy and bring your dancing shoes.
Preschool Storytime 11:30am: "Big Kids" get a storytime of their own, including longer stories, a variety of early literacy concepts, listening, and pre-classroom skills. Perfect for 3-5 year olds.
Thursday, November 14 @ 3pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play after school at the Main Library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County & Sony.
Thursday, November 21 @ 4pm
Join us after school for a hands-on, minds-on science program and work closely with our very own mad scientists from the Children's Department. Explore a variety of science topics through fun experiments, activities, and lively discussions. All materials for experiments are provided. If you can't make it to the science lab, check out our amazing science project books.
Monday, November 25 @ 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.
Saturday, November 9 from 10am - 2pm
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. A specially-trained volunteer can assist you with your Medicare questions. Get free and unbiased help with Medicare eligibility, enrollment, and coverage options. Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15 - December 7, so don't miss out on this invaluable workshop.
Monday, November 25 @ 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. Yoga can be a part of your changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome. Experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.
Monday, November 18 @ 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. Yoga can be a part of your changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome. Experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.