Southeast Branch

National Library Card Sign-Up Month: Visit the Bookmobile

bookmobileSaturday, September 28

Have you ever visited the St. Johns County Bookmobile? If not, now is the time. The Bookmobile will be rolling into the parking lot of the Southeast Branch Library at 3pm and will be available for patrons of all ages to tour and check out materials. September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. If you don't have a library card, this is the perfect opportunity to sign up.

The fun starts early. Join Miss Kristine for a library pep rally at 2:30pm. We will welcome the Bookmobile with dancing and cheering when it arrives at 3pm. There will be a family craft starting at 3pm.

 

Southeast Book Club: The Dry Grass of August

The Dry Grass of AugustThursday, August 29 @ 6:45pm

Please join us for a discussion about a beautifully written novel, Anna Jean Mayhew's, The Dry Grass of August. It offers a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation, what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood, and for the woman who means the world to her.  New members are always welcome.

 

Knotty Knitters

knittingSaturday, August 24 @ 11am

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.

 

 

Knotty Knitters

knittingFriday, August 9 @ 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.

 

 

Vegetarian Ways: Keeping it Tasty

vegetablesSaturday, August 24 @ 2pm

Join Akilah for a fun afternoon of vegetarian cooking, sample tasting, and sharing healthy eating for the whole family. Learn quick juicing ideas and delicious meal planning that even the most hard core meat-eater will love. This class is free, but registration is required. To sign up, please stop by the Reference Desk or call 827-6900.

 

S.T.A.N.D. Against Bullying with Mark Alan

mark alanWednesday, August 21 @ 4pm

Magician Mark Alan deals with a serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools to take a stand against bullying. This 45-minute program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

 

Teen Coffeehouse

coffeehouseSaturday, August 17 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: It’s time to go back to school, so join us for a school supplies trade. Bring in a folder or notebook to decorate and give away to another teen. Don’t forget to bring artwork to share and your mug and we’ll fill it up with hot chocolate, tea, or decaf coffee, compliments of the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

 

Chalk It Up With Pelican Pete

pelican peteFriday, August 16 @ 2pm

Kids are invited to hang out with Frances and Hugh Keiser, authors of the Pelican Pete books, and to create their own chalk drawings. No registration required! 

 

 

Nature Detective Workshop for Kids

lovely lizardsWednesday, August 14 @ 1:30pm

Children (Age 6-12) are invited to a hands-on workshop to become Nature Detectives. Kids will learn all about lizards, including how to spot them and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks. This workshop is designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, presented by the Geranium Circle, and sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please call 827-6900 to register for this free program.

 

Teen/Tween Survival Cooking

groceriesTuesday, August 13 @ 6pm

Bento Box Lunches: It's time to go back to school but Mom won't be packing your lunches this year. Learn how to make delicious bento box-style lunches that will get you through the school days ahead. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please call 827-6900 to register for this free program.

 

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