Main Library

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.

 

Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine Book Sale

Friends of the Main Library St. AugustineFriday, September 5 @ 1pm through Tuesday, September 9

The Main Library September book sale features books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audio books. Hardback books cost $1.00 and paperbacks cost $.50, with many children's books priced even lower. A selection of special books is individually priced at $3.00 and up. This sale introduces a new table featuring books suitable for book artists, crafters, jewelry artists, interior designers, artisans and furniture makers to use in creating their art. Sample craft projects using books will be displayed. 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.

 

Gentle Stretching with Lenore

Gentle Stretching with LenoreTuesday, August 26 @ 10:30am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Join us for a free hour of yoga with Miss Lenore. Registration is not required. Wear loose clothing and bring your yoga mat, if you have one. For more information, call the library at 827-6940.

 

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