Southeast Branch

Teen Coffeehouse

CoffeeSaturday, July 12 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: Share your work, meet new friends, and hang out in our Teen Lounge. Bring your mug and we'll fill it up with hot chocolate, tea, or decaf coffee courtesy of the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. 

 

Bedtime Storytime

Bedtime StorytimeTuesday, July 15 @ 6:30pm

Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular Wednesday storytime where we do storytime backwards, starting with a yummy craft as we celebrate things that grow. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.

 

Little Ones Storytime

Toddlers with iPad Wednesday, July 16 @ 10:15am

Meet Duffy the Storytime Bear around the parachute every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Want time to socialize? Stick around for the all new Duffy's Stay and Play, where caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

Duffy's Stay and Play

legosWednesday, July 16 @ 10:45am

Blocks, musical instruments, and shaky eggs galore. Stay after Little Ones Storytime for some time to socialize. Parents and caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

 

Family Storytime

girlsWednesday, July 16 @ 11am

"Shake It Up" every Wednesday during a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is designed for a wide range of ages, including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children. It's all about mowing and growing this week.

 

Summer Reading Event: Wacky Wednesday

Garden VegetablesWednesday, July 16 @ 2pm

Join us for a hands-on presentation by the local St. Johns County 4-H to learn about agriculture, where our food comes from, and how things grow. Take home your very own project courtesy of the SJC 4-H.

 

Yoga for Kids

yogaThursday, July 17 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family.  It is recommended that you wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat.

Art Lab

art kidThursday, July 17 @ 2pm

Get crafty and creative with some out-of-the-box art. Experiment with different tools and mediums as you learn about different cultures and artists. This series is appropriate for kids of all ages. Although plastic aprons are supplied, please wear clothing that you feel comfortable painting in. This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

SE Kids Book Club

Stranded by Jeff ProbstFriday, July 18 @ 11am

Four kids shipwrecked on a deserted jungle island! Can they make it home alive?

Join us for a reading of the 2014 Sunshine State Young Readers Award winner,Stranded, by Jeff Probst and book-related projects, activities, and fun. Reserve your copy here to read ahead!


Knotty Knitters

Friday, July 18 @ 3 pm

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.

Nature Detectives Workshop

Bat at Hummingbird FeederSaturday, July 19 @ 2pm

Children (ages 6-12) are invited to become Nature Detectives. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and enjoy learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and why they are valuable and not so scary. Please call the library at 827-6900 to register your child for this free program. Sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine Geranium Circle and FOLSE.

 

Teen Cooking Mini-Series: Meals in a Mug

cakeTuesday, July 22 @ 6pm

Microwave cooking at its easiest. Learn to make tasty meals and snacks in a coffee mug at this mini-series spinoff of our popular Teen Survival Cooking. Teens (ages 11-18) are welcome to this program, sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please call the library at 827-6900 to register for this free program.

 

 

Little Ones Storytime

Toddlers with iPad Wednesday, July 23 @ 10:15am

Meet Duffy the Storytime Bear around the parachute every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Want time to socialize? Stick around for the all new Duffy's Stay and Play, where caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

Duffy's Stay and Play

legosWednesday, July 23 @ 10:45am

Blocks, musical instruments, and shaky eggs galore. Stay after Little Ones Storytime for some time to socialize. Parents and caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

 

Family Storytime

girlsWednesday, July 23 @ 11am

"Shake It Up" every Wednesday during a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is designed for a wide range of ages, including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children. Watch out for roaring dinosaurs today.

 

Summer Reading Event: Wacky Wednesday

Archaeological DigWednesday, July 23 @ 2pm

Come by for a special visit from Florida's Public Archaeology Network and the Library's favorite archaeologist, Sarah Miller! Take part in hands-on activities to learn about local prehistoric pottery, fossils, and more.

Yoga for Kids

yogaThursday, July 24 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family.  It is recommended that you wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat.

 

Art Lab

art kidThursday, July 24 @ 2pm

Get crafty and creative with some out-of-the-box art. Experiment with different tools and mediums as you learn about different cultures and artists. This series is appropriate for kids of all ages. Although plastic aprons are supplied, please wear clothing that you feel comfortable painting in. This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

SE Kids Book Club

Stranded by Jeff ProbstFriday, July 25 @ 11am

Four kids shipwrecked on a deserted jungle island! Can they make it home alive?

Join us for a reading of the 2014 Sunshine State Young Readers Award winner,Stranded, by Jeff Probst and book-related projects, activities, and fun. Reserve your copy here to read ahead!


Knotty Knitters

Friday, July 25 @ 3 pm

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.

Friends of the Southeast Branch Library Book Sale

Saturday, July 26 from 10am - 4pm

We will be celebrating the 6th Anniversary of our Bookstore by having a lobby book sale. Tables full of books of all kinds will be on sale with most priced at $1 or lower. In addition to books, other items such as DVDs, CD, VHS tapes, and audiobooks will be available.  Refreshments will be provided, so come on down.

Teen Makerspace: Spark a Reaction

Computer ChipSaturday, July 26 @ 2pm

Join us for some electrifying make-and-take science experiments. Teens aged 11-18 are welcome to this program. 

 

Little Ones Storytime

Toddlers with iPad Wednesday, July 30 @ 10:15am

Meet Duffy the Storytime Bear around the parachute every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Want time to socialize? Stick around for the all new Duffy's Stay and Play, where caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

Duffy's Stay and Play

legosWednesday, July 30 @ 10:45am

Blocks, musical instruments, and shaky eggs galore. Stay after Little Ones Storytime for some time to socialize. Parents and caregivers can chat and little ones can enjoy free play.

 

Family Storytime

girlsWednesday, July 30 @ 11am

"Shake It Up" every Wednesday during a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is designed for a wide range of ages including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children. Join us on a safari today.

 

 

Summer Reading Event: Magician Mark Alan

Magic HatWednesday, July 30 @ 2pm

Prepare to by mystified by the magic, humor, and more from the Library's favorite magician, Mark Alan. Plus, turn in your summer reading logs for some fabulous prizes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Yoga for Kids

yogaThursday, July 31 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family.  It is recommended that you wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat.

 

Art Lab

art kidThursday, July 31 @ 2pm

Get crafty and creative with some out-of-the-box art. Experiment with different tools and mediums as you learn about different cultures and artists. This series is appropriate for kids of all ages. Although plastic aprons are supplied, please wear clothing that you feel comfortable painting in. This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Southeast Book Club: The Boys in the Boat

Thursday, July 31 @ 6:45pm

Everyone is invited to join us as we discuss Daniel Brown's lastest book which centers around the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.  New members are always welcome. 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, August 1 @ 3 pm

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.

Family Movie

LegosWednesday, August 6 @ 2pm

Kids going crazy at home? Come join us for fun and snacks as we watch an ordinary Lego construction worker recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrany from gluing the universe into eternal stasis! Movie is rated PG. Great for the whole family!

Yoga for Kids

yogaThursday, August 7 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family.  It is recommended that you wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat.

 

Fun in the Sun Back to School Party

Kids in WaterFriday, August 8 @ 2pm

Celebrate the end of summer and the return to school with an epic Fun in the Sun party! Warning: you will get wet. Take part in our school supply drive and provide supplies for local kids in need. 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, August 8 @ 3 pm

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.

Teen Makerspace Summer Finale: Tie-Dye Chemistry

Chemistry BeakersSaturday, August 9 @ 2pm

Join us for the latest in our Teen Makerspace series and create some rad tie-dye looks! Bring your own 100% cotton items or use materials provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Plus, turn in your summer reading logs for awesome prizes.

 

Family Movie

Blue Ornament & TinselTuesday, August 12 @ 2pm

Kids going crazy at home? Join us for snacks and fun as we watch fearless optimist Anna team up with Kristoff in an epic journey, along with a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister, Elsa! Based on Hans Christian Anderson's Snow Queen. 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, August 15 @ 3 pm

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.

Bedtime Storytime

Bedtime StorytimeTuesday, August 19 @ 6:30pm

Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular storytime where we do storytime backwards, starting with a craft. We're celebrating going back to school! This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.

 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, August 22 @ 3 pm

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.

Teen Coffeehouse

CoffeeSaturday, August 23 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: Share your work, meet new friends, and hang out in our Teen Lounge. Bring your mug and we'll fill it up with hot chocolate, tea, or decaf coffee courtesy of the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. 

 

Southeast Bookclub, "The Storyteller"

 Thursday, August 28 @ 6:45 pm

Everyone is invited to join us in discussing Jodi Picoult's novel about the unforgettable relationship between a baker and a retired teacher and the secret that may change everything.  New members are always welcome!

Knotty Knitters

Friday, August 29 @ 3 pm

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.

Teen Financial Literacy

Dollar SignSaturday, August 30 @ 10am-3pm

Teens ages 15-20 will learn about credit, scholarships, and grants at this free FICPA workshop. Breakfast & lunch will be provided. Registration is mandatory. Please call 904-827-6900 to register.

 

Hours
Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am - 8pm
Wed., Fri. 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed

Contact
Cheryl Hirschi, Branch Manager
Kristine, Youth Services
Todd Booth, Reference
Kristen Mangus, Circulation
Telephone: (904) 827-6900
Fax: (904) 827-6905
libse@sjcfl.us *

Location
6670 US 1 South
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Click here for Map and Directions

Friends of the Southeast Branch Library
Southeast Friends Application
President: Frank Schmidt
kj.fcschmidt@att.net
www.folse.us

 

Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
Both the Large Meeting Room & Small Conference Room can be reserved. Please click here for more information & download the PDF 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 or in writing.

Notice: The St. Johns County Public Library System frequently takes photos of its public programs, activities and their participants. Please be aware that these photos may be used in brochures, flyers, web pages, news releases or other promotional materials. Those wishing not to be photographed or recorded should inform the photographer or library staff.

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