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After School Gaming

teen gamersThursday, August 28 @ 3pm

School is back in session and so is after school gaming. Every second and third Thursday of the month you can challenge your friends on our Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation 3 gaming systems. Everyone gets a turn so come play from 3pm - 5pm. Sponsored by The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Main-iac Science Labs: Metamorphosis

monarch butterflyThursday, September 18 @ 4pm

Main-iac Science Labs presents resident Monarch Butterfly expert, Sara Fenwick, as she helps children explore the wonder of Monarch metamorphosis. Learn how they transform from egg, to caterpillar, to chrysalis, to butterfly. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

 

Summer Gaming Event

gamingThursday, August 14 @ 3pm

Beat the heat with summer gaming at Main Library. Test your skills with your friends on our Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation 3 video game stations. Everyone gets a turn to play so bring a friend and play from 3 - 5pm. Sponsored by The Friends of Main Library St. Augustine.

 

STAND Against Bullying with Magician Mark Alan

magician mark alanTuesday, August 12 @ 6pm

STAND Against Bullying is a 45-minute program focusing on a serious topic in a fun manner. Using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of audience interaction, Mark helps give kids the tools they need to take a STAND against bullying. This program was made possible at all SJCPLS branch libraries by the Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant.

 

Family Film Series

moviesThursday, August 7 @ 4pm

Join us for another fun family film. In today's feature, the first day of school ends in disaster and dad has to go on an epic journey to rescue his son. Popcorn will be served while supplies last. The Family Film Series is sponsored by The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Family Film Series

Thursday, August 7 @ 4 pm
Join us at Main Library for another fun family film. In this sequal, the food has run amock and a hapless young scientist discovers who his true friends really are. Popcorn will be served while supplies last. The Family Film Series is sponsored by The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. 

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Foreclosure PreventionMonday, August 4 @ 1:30pm
Are you behind on your mortgage or struggling to make your housing payments? This informative workshop, presented by St. Johns Housing Partnership, will explain some of the government programs available to you and how they can help. St. Johns Housing partnership is a HUD approved, non-profit agency located in St. Johns County. Call 819-1266 to reserve your seat.

 

Ask a Lawyer

Monday, August 4 @ 10:30am

Steven deLaroche, a prominent attorney with decades of experience, and also a former county judge, hosts an open forum: "Ask An Attorney" with a focus on Estate Planning, Elder Law, and more. Bring your legal questions and concerns for review.

 

Painting with Acrylics For Beginners: Seascapes

Painting with AcrylicsFriday, August 22 @ 1pm

Seniors and adults, discover art through the library and its resources. Those who have never held a paintbrush, mixed colors, or created a personal masterpiece will have the opportunity to do so completely free of charge. This workshop is sponsored by the St. Johns Cultural Council, the State of the Arts License Plate Program, and the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. Interested artists can call the library at 827-6940 to sign up.

 

 

Science Behind Taking Great Photographs

Science of PhotographySaturday, August 23 @ 1pm

Great photographs are created through a technique that applies artistic design within a medium that relies on technical precision. Local artist and lifelong photographer, Tom Tibbitts, will help you take your photos to a new level. Come learn the science behind artistic design, elements of light exposure, contrast, depth, composition’s rule of thirds, or Fibonacci’s Ratio as the Golden Mean. The science behind great photographs is the ability to know the rules, when to follow them, and when to break them.

 

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