Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Workshop Series


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Breastfeeding Basics
Friday, March 3rd, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Whether you’re brand new to the world of breastfeeding or you’re an old pro, this is your chance to ask the experts! Join us in a supportive environment for a presentation and discussion on breastfeeding led by lactation consultant Dottie Colsant (RN, MSN, CLC) of Flagler Hospital. Babies and children are welcome!

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Birthing With Belly Luv
Friday, March 10th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Calling all mamas to be, experienced mamas, and their support partners! Birthing classes are a great way to prepare for labor and delivery. Join Catherine Maguire of Belly Luv Maternity Studio for this 2-hour birthing intensive workshop. Babies and children welcome!

Belly Luv’s mission is to support, strengthen and empower women during this ever changing time in their life; bring knowledge, support and well being into one place for the mother to make this a beautifully natural experience; and give men the knowledge to enjoy this journey and make it memorable for both of them.

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Baby & Toddler Sign Language
Saturday, March 11th, 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Do you want to communicate with your baby or toddler before they’re capable of speaking? Baby sign language is a great way to talk to your baby and understand their needs. This is a hands-on, interactive class for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers.

Lisette Villadoniga is a certified Baby Signing Time Instructor. She has been signing American Sign Language since 1997 and holds a degree in Deaf and Elementary Education from Flagler College.

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Cloth Diapers 101
Friday, March 17th, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Modern cloth diapering has come a long way from flour sack towels and pins! Come learn how easy and affordable it can be. Examples of all kinds will be available for hands-on learning. This class will be taught by Alexandra Phillips, who has been cloth diapering for over two years. Babies and children welcome!

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Every Child Ready to Read
Friday, March 24th, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Caregivers and parents, learn how to support the early literacy development of your babies and children through simple everyday activities! Every Child Read to Read is a parent education initiative which many libraries implement through storytimes and hands-on classes. In this class, we will go through a short presentation on the five key elements (talking, singing, reading, writing, playing) and move onto fun corresponding stations for caregivers and children to experience together.

This class will be taught by Youth Services Librarian Alexandra Phillips, MLIS.

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!


Ask the Experts: Baby Edition — Car Seat Safety with Project Buckle Up
Tuesday, March 28th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Did you know that 80% of car seats are installed incorrectly? Join the St. Johns County Tax Collector’s Project Buckle Up team for a free, informative class on car seat safety. This class will cover infants through adolescents, and include a Q & A session, along with car seat demonstrations and plenty of take-home materials. Children are welcome to attend!

A car seat inspection event will follow on Saturday, April 1 from 10am to 12pm in the parking lot behind the library which will include free inspections of your car seat(s) by nationally certified child passenger safety technicians. Registration is requested for both events.

Please register for this class by calling 904-827-6900 or e-mailing aphillips@sjcfl.us. Check out our other “Ask the Experts: Baby Edition” classes taking place throughout March and April!