Adult Lectures & Discussion Groups

Understanding the Civil War
Tuesday, August 1 at 1p.m. to 3p.m.

The complexity of America’s Civil War will always fascinate us. Join a group of longtime Civil War buffs to discuss all and any aspects of the war that separated brothers and put the American government to its ultimate test. Enjoy occasional lectures by guest speakers. There is no charge for participation, and everyone is welcome to attend any of the meetings.


Unconscious and the Civil War
Thursday, August 3 at 11a.m. to 1p.m.

The Civil War is a popular topic even today. Come into the Library to hear a different perspective on this popular subject – The Unconscious and the Civil War. Discuss this popular topic with other Civil War buffs!


What Makes it Art?
Tuesday, August 8 at 2p.m. to 4p.m.

Are you an enthusiast? Maybe you would just like to learn more about art? Join us for a lively discussion and documentary or docudrama each month on a different artist or art. All are welcome!


Author Event: Merideth Wayne Price
Thursday, August 10 at 10a.m. to 11a.m.

Meet Meredith Wayne Price, the local author of Gretel’s Cross, and learn about the true story behind the novel. From 1914 to 1945, Gretel and her German family confront upheaval as WWI and WWII erupt in this historical fiction based on true facts and family relationships. The bullying, gossip, shame, and guilt of suicide, adultery, and forbidden romance accompany death and acts of heroism as Nazi Germany evolves.


Successful Container Gardening On the Island
Thursday, August 24 at 11a.m. to 12p.m.

Learn how easy it is to grow your own grub. Shelby from Dog Day Gardens will give you practical tips on growing an edible organic garden in containers. Bring your questions and get answers from a fellow Florida gardener.


Anastasia Island Branch
124 Seagrove Main St St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080