Thursday, June 20 2013

  • FLYP Event: The Spud Sisters (featuring Hastings Branch Library Youth Services Staff)

    Thursday, June 20 @ 3:30 pm

    Kick off a summer of reading right with the always-fun Youth Services staff (Michelle and Beth) from the Hastings Branch Library, this year known as The Spud Sisters! Join us as they present an interactive program guaranteed to get the audience involved with stories, songs, and more. All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend; however, please be aware that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. FLYP events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


  • Florida Library Youth Programs (FLYP) Summer Events

    Thursdays through August 1 @ 3pm
    The goal of the Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP) is to encourage children to become lifelong readers and library users. This year, FLYP celebrates the theme, Dig Into Reading. Please join us this summer for our exciting, free programs, sponsored in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.  We look forward to sharing our love of reading and libraries with YOU!

    June 27:  It's Alive! The Wild Side of Florida
    July 11:  BATastic! Fabulous Florida Bats
    July 18:  Underwater Archeology
    July 25:  Swamp Stories
    August 1: Turtle Talk

     

  • Children's FLYP Event: Undersea Journeys

    Thursday, June 20 @ 3pm
    Sea Urchins, Mud Snails, Spiny Lobsters, Starfish, and Horseshoe Crabs are coming to visit the library this summer. School-age children can learn hands-on about Florida marine biology. Discover how the animals breathe, find and eat food, protect themselves and generally survive in their environment. This FREE program is sponsored in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

     

  • Adult BINGO for Books

    BINGO for BooksThursday, June 20 @ 3:30pm
    Do you love free books and playing Bingo? Come on out, make new friends, and win adult fiction and non-fiction books by playing Bingo. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Book prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Everyone is welcome and it's free.

     

  • Teen Tech Workshop: Creating a Field of Dreams

    Thursday, June 20 @ 10amTeen boy

    Use iPod Touches and Mac hardware and software to put together an amazing creation. Instructional Technology Coordinators of SJC Rose Kebe and Jesse Gates will lead this fun-filled workshop. Teen Tech Camp is aimed at students grades 5 – 9.

     

     

  • Hastings Book Club

    Thursday, June 20 @ 10 am

    Woman ReadingThe Hastings Book Club progresses through the history of detective fiction by reading a book written by one of three masters of the genre from the mid-nineteenth century: Wilke Collins (The Woman in White and Moonstone); Victor Hugo (Les Miserables); or Charles Dickens (The Mystery of Erin Drood). We will discuss the development of the fictional detectives since its introduction by American story writer Edgar Allen Poe.

     

  • Summer Family Film Fest

    squidThursday, June 20 @ 2 pm
    At Southeast, we're digging up the classics. Read these classic stories as a family, then come to the library to see the movie. Please note that this is a family event and children must be supervised at all times. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

    Journey under the sea with Captain Nemo in a futuristic submarine called the Nautilus in this exciting science fiction classic. This 1954 live action movie is rated G.  Request the book here.

     

  • Movie Night at Southeast (rated PG-13)

    Thursday, June 20 @ 6 pm

    Everyone is invited to the Southeast Branch to watch this FREE newly released movie about a zombie who, after rescuing a human survivor, starts to become increasingly more human.  Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

  • Master Gardeners' Plant Clinic

    gardeningThursday, June 20 @ 10am
    Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners' plant clinic today at 10am.

     

  • Florida Library Youth Programs (FLYP) Summer 2013 Events

    Viva Florida 500Children's Summer Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP)
    10am Thursdays, June 20 – July 25
    at Switzerland Community Church

    Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays beginning June 20 through July 25. Each program will be held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. These programs are brought to you by the Bartram Trail Branch Library, with many thanks to the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library and to the Switzerland Community Church for their generous support.

    June 20:  Saltwater Cowgirls
    June 27:  LB Reptile Experience
    July 11:  Single Vision
    July 18:  Jacksonville Zoo
    July 25:  Magician Mark Alan

     

  • Children's FLYP Event: "Saltwater Cowgirls"

    saltwater cowgirlsThursday, June 20 @ 10 am
    June 20 – 10 am - Join us for an exciting Viva 500 event and come dance to the music of St. Augustine’s own Saltwater Cowgirls as they serenade us with music inspired by the ocean and sea creatures.  Here they are on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD3_PV7IMHk

    Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10 am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building.  Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

  • Teen Craft (Grades 6-12): Decorate Your Own Tote Bag

    teen craftThursday, June 20 @ 2pm 
    You know you'll need a bag to carry the books you'll be reading this summer. Come on in and decorate one and keep it for yourself, or, give it to a friend. Class size is limited, so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to reserve your spot! This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

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