Southeast Branch

RVing Basics & Lifestyle

rvingTuesday, October 6 @ 6pm

Most people think that RVing is difficult or confusing, but truly - using a camper isn't hard. Ocean Grove RV Supercenter presents information about the basics of RVing and details about the lifestyle. Bring your questions and get answers and advice.


Books & Bites: Dining at Downton

Tuesday, October 20 @ 6pm

Dining at DowntonJourney back in time and experience a little history with us in the second of this two-part Books & Bites series. Books & Bites, a delightful cooking demonstration, combines our love of literature and food. In this installment, enjoy samples that may have been served below stairs, take home new recipes, and gain a taste of what it might have been like to be a member of the household staff in grand estates like Highclere Castle, the real-life setting of Downton Abbey. Call the library at 827-6900 or stop by the library to reserve your seat.  Reservations accepted through October 13. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Cookbook Club

Thursday, October 15 @ 1pm

cookbook clubSoutheast is getting gastronomical! We invite foodies to find their way to the library for our Cookbook Club. Participation is super easy... just borrow a cookbook from the library and try out a recipe that catches your eye. Then, bring the recipe, the cookbook, and samples to the meeting. Let's be each other's taste testers. Iced tea and lemonade are provided, compliments of the Friends of the Library.



St. Augustine Travel Club: South Africa Safari and Cape Town

Wednesday, October 14 @ 3pmtravel club

South Africa is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife travel and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism. The St. Augustine Travel Club welcomes you to join their free get-together to learn more about safari and Cape Town. The main focus of the club is to educate, inform, and enjoy armchair travel. For more information, contact Peter Dytrych at 904-797-3736.


Restore & Flow Yoga

Monday, October 12 @ 12:30pm

yogaAre you interested in an activity that connects the mind and body? Yoga instructor, Kim McWilliams, guides participants through yoga and all are welcome to join. Her classical yoga style focuses on proper alignment and core strength, with a focus on safety. We encourage you to bring your own water and yoga mat or towel to use during this free one-hour class. Note: it is advised to not practice yoga with a full stomach.


Meditation & Mindfulness

Thursday, October 8 @ 4pm

meditationSettle your mind and body as you sit in still quietness. This program is ideal for those interested in initial instruction as well as those looking for a group to sit with in a peaceful setting. Chairs are available for those who are not able to floor sit; otherwise, please bring your own cushion.



Memory Enhancement Workshop Presentation

COA Memory EnhancementTuesday, October 6 @ 1pm

The COA Memory Enhancement Workshop is a dynamic and highly effective, research-based, therapeutic program for those with early memory loss. It can boost cognitive function, increase mental agility and stimulate overall brain and body function. In addition, it can provide caregivers with a break from their responsibilities while their loved one is engaged in this beneficial program. Join us for an informational presentation about the eight-week program offered by the Council on Aging. For more information, please call Michele Sanchez, Program Manager, at 729-9535.


Knotty Knitters

Friday, October 30 @ 3pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's knitting club... The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.


Southeast Book Club: I Am Malala

Thursday, October 29 @ 6:45pm
I Am Malala
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen, she has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize. All are welcome to join us in reading and discussing I Am Malala. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.


Watercolor for Beginners

Tuesday, October 27 @ 10am

watercolor for beginners

Don't know how to paint? No problem! Local watercolorist, Diane Wallace, will help you with a step-by-step, make-it-take-it beach scene watercolor project. No drawing skills are needed for this beginning class and all supplies are provided. Seating is limited so registration is required. Registration for this class is full.


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