Libraries are open Tuesday through Saturday with extended hours for 2021.

january, 2021

mon04jan12:00 PM12:30 PMOnline Event: Cooking with Old Cookbooks12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Event Details

Ever find an old cookbook at your grandmother’s house? Join Will as he attempts a recipe from his Mema’s cookbook published in 1928.

This is an online event that you can conveniently watch on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sjcpls or our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/sjclibraryvid. ​


1 1/2 cups milk, 2 eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3/4 cup flour, 4 tablespoons of sugar for the meringue, 2 squares of chocolate (melted), Butter the size of an egg


Mix sugar and flour together dry. Warm milk, add beaten yolks and all other ingredients. Pour into a buttered baking dish, cook in moderate oven until firm about twenty minutes. Make meringue and put on top, continue cooking until done or meringue is brown. It will take about ten minutes or less to make meringue and about the same length of time to cook which will take the required 20 minutes. The heat should be a little less when the meringue is put in.

St. Johns Reads is the St. Johns County Public Library System’s annual one-book, one-community program.

Presented for the 16th year, 2021’s program features a variety of virtual programs on The Library Book by Susan Orlean. The Library Book is available to enjoy in printlarge printaudiobook on discdigital audiobook, and eBook formats. Special thanks to our generous Friends of the Library groups for sponsoring our St. Johns Reads programming.


(Monday) 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM