Hastings Branch

Drop Everything and Read Event: Read to Morgan the Parrot

Saturday, April 25 @ 1 pm

Kids are invited to come and read to Morgan the parrot, a blue crowned conure. Mr. Brad will be bringing him to the library for a special appearance in honor of Drop Everything and Read month. Kids may come with their favorite book to read from or ask Ms. Michelle to help them choose one from the shelf. CANCELLED


Teen Lounge

Saturday, Aprl 25 @ 1pm

game controllerThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


 

Teen Lounge

Tuesday, April 28 @ 3:30pm

teens gamingTeens are invited to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 

 


Beginning Sign Language

Thursday, April 30 @ 11am

Do you want to learn another language? Learn signed English at the library with other beginners. You'll progress in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

Knitting and Crocheting Class

Thursday, April 30 @ 2pm

yarn knittingWhether you are experienced, need help with a particular project, or are just starting out, come with your needles and yarn to Ms. Gosselin's class.

 

 


Family Storytime

Friday, May 1 @ 1pm 

family storytime

Children of all ages are welcome at Family Storytime. Each week we explore a different theme through stories, non-fiction, puppets, and more. Music, movement, and a craft are part of the fun, too.

 


Stay 'n Play

Friday, May 1 @ 1:30pm

Lego'sThere's no need to rush out after storytime - instead, stick around for Stay 'n Play. Relax with other adults while your child gets a chance to play and socialize, too. Games, puzzles, and toys are available.

 


Teen Lounge

Friday, May 1 @ 3:30pm

controllerThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 2 @ 1pm

Teens gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Tuesday, May 5 @ 3:30pm

girl with computerTeens are invited to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 


Beginning Sign Language

Thursday, May 7 @ 11am

Do you want to learn another language? Learn signed English at the library with other beginners. You'll progress in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

Knitting & Crocheting Class

Thursday, May 7 @ 2pm

knitting needlesWhether you are experienced, need help with a particular project, or are just starting out, come with your needles and yarn to Ms. Gosselin's class.

 

 

 

 


Family Storytime

Friday, May 8 @ 1pm

StorytimeChildren of all ages are welcome at Family Storytime. Each week we explore a different theme through stories, non-fiction, puppets, and more. Music, movement, and a craft are part of the fun, too.

 


Stay 'n Play

Friday, May 8 @ 1:30pm

LegosThere's no need to rush out after storytime - instead, stick around for Stay 'n Play. Relax with other adults while your child gets a chance to play and socialize, too. Games, puzzles, and toys are available.

 

 

 

Teen Lounge

Friday, May 8 @ 3:30pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke, and more. 

 

 

 


Children's Book Week: Japanese culture & Candy Sushi

Saturday, May 9 @ 1 pm

First Book of Sushi book coverKids and teens are invited to learn about Japanese culture, including customs, food, and language and to make candy sushi. Learn how to use chopsticks and to spell your name in Katakana. See how Japanese culture has influenced some of the items you love to check out of the library. Plus, for those of you who want to try the real thing, Ms. Michelle will bring some samples of o-nigiri, a rice snack wrapped with seaweed.

 

 

Teen Lounge

Tuesday, May 12 @ 3:30pm

Kid paintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke, and more. 

 

 

 


Friends of the Hastings Branch Library Meeting

Tuesday, May 12 @ 6pm

Help your library (and your community) by becoming a Friend. Friends do things like staff the bookstore, represent the library at community events, and come up with ideas to raise funds and promote the library. The Friends' efforts provide funding for library programming, crafts for storytime, extra library materials, and much more. Meetings are the second Tuesday of every month for one hour.

Beginning Sign Language

Thursday, May 14 @ 11am

Do you want to learn another language? Learn signed English at the library with other beginners. You'll progress in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

 


Knitting & Crocheting Class

Thursday, May 14 @ 2pm

Knitting NeedlesWhether you are experienced, need help with a particular project, or are just starting out, come with your needles and yarn to Ms. Gosselin's class.

 

 


Family Storytime

Friday, May 15 @ 1pm

StorytimeChildren of all ages are welcome at Family Storytime. Each week we explore a different theme through stories, non-fiction, puppets, and more. Music, movement, and a craft are part of the fun, too.

 


Stay 'n Play

Friday, May 15 @ 1:30pm

LegosThere's no need to rush out after storytime - instead, stick around for Stay 'n Play. Relax with other adults while your child gets a chance to play and socialize, too. Games, puzzles, and toys are available.

 

 


Teen Lounge

Friday, May 15 @ 3:30pm

Kid Painting

The Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke, and more. 

 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 16 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke, and more. 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Tuesday, May 19 @ 3:30pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke, and more. 

 

 


Beginning Sign Language

Thursday, May 21 @ 11am

Do you want to learn another language? Learn signed English at the library with other beginners. You'll progress in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

 


Knitting & Crocheting Class

Thursday, May 21 @ 2pm

Knitting NeedlesWhether you are experienced, need help with a particular project, or are just starting out, come with your needles and yarn to Ms. Gosselin's class.

 

 


Family Storytime

Friday, May 22 @ 1pm

StorytimeChildren of all ages are welcome at Family Storytime. Each week we explore a different theme through stories, non-fiction, puppets, and more. Music, movement, and a craft are part of the fun, too.

 

 


Stay 'n Play

Friday, May 22 @ 1:30pm

LegosThere's no need to rush out after storytime - instead, stick around for Stay 'n Play. Relax with other adults while your child gets a chance to play and socialize, too. Games, puzzles, and toys are available.

 

 


Teen Lounge

Friday, May 22 @ 3:30pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 23 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Rainstick Art

Saturday, May 23 @ 1 pm

The rainstick, originally made from cactus and pebbles, was believed to have been first used in the deserts of Northern Chile. People hoped that the instrument, which creates a sound like falling rain, would bring water to their dry climate. Kids are invited to the library to make and decorate their own rainsticks.

 

Teen Lounge

Tuesday, May 26 @ 3:30pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Beginning Sign Language

Thursday, May 28 @ 11am

Do you want to learn another language? Learn signed English at the library with other beginners. You'll progress in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

 


Knitting & Crocheting Class

Thursday, May 28 @ 2pm

Knitting NeedlesWhether you are experienced, need help with a particular project, or are just starting out, come with your needles and yarn to Ms. Gosselin's class.

 

 


Family Storytime

Friday, May 29 @ 1pm

Storytime

Children of all ages are welcome at Family Storytime. Each week we explore a different theme through stories, non-fiction, puppets, and more. Music, movement, and a craft are part of the fun, too.



Stay 'n Play

Friday May 29 @ 1:30pm

LegoThere's no need to rush out after storytime - instead, stick around for Stay 'n Play. Relax with other adults while your child gets a chance to play and socialize, too. Games, puzzles, and toys are available.

 

 


Teen Lounge

Friday, May 29 @ 3:30pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 30 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 23 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Hours
Tues., Thurs. 10am-7pm
Wed., Fri. 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Sunday & Monday : Closed

Contact
Brad Powell, Branch Manager
Michelle Kiley, Youth Services Telephone: (904)827-6970
Fax: (904) 827-6975
Email: libh@sjcfl.us*

Location
6195 South Main Street
Hastings, Florida 32145
Click here for Map and Directions

Friends of the Hastings Branch Library
President: Walter Smith
wilderness980@bellsouth.net

Hastings Friends Application

*Under Florida law, e-mail address are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead please contact via phone.

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