Anastasia Island Branch

Shimmy Chic Fitness Class

Shimmy ChicSaturday, April 11 @ 2pm

Shimmy Chic Fitness is a fun and energetic workout program based on the ancient art of bellydance – but with a modern twist. The class provides both calorie-burning cardio and muscle-toning moves, along with increased flexibility and grace. Join certified instructor Liz Rizzolo for a free introductory class. For more information, please call St. Augustine Bellydance at 806-7857.


What Seniors Need To Know

Senior ProgramFriday, April 10 @ 11am

Seniors and their family members are invited to join us for an extremely effective, educational and helpful program presented by local senior care experts. Topics covered at this free seminar will be: Aging In Place, Assisted Living & Home Care Trends. Speakers will also be available to answer any specific questions from members of the audience. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Sponsored by ElderCareResources®. For more information please contact Eddie Malone at 466-8829 or visit


Anastasia Island Book Club

Life After Life

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Thursday, April 9 @ 6:45pm 

What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can -- will she? Reserve it!


Family Movie Event!

Disney Family MovieWednesday, March 25 @ 2:30pm

(PG) Our favorite museum security guard, Larry, spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.  *Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  Call 209-3730 for movie title.


National Library Week: LB Reptile Experience @ the Library!

LB ReptileWednesday, April 15 @ 2:30pm

LB Reptile Experience is coming during National Library Week!  Tell your friends and join us on March 19 if you want to get up close and personal with lizards, snakes, turtles and more. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation and care of these wonderful reptiles. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


Baby/Spanish Storytimes in April!

Spanish StorytimesFridays @ 10:15am in the Childrens Department

Join us every Friday for a fun Spanish/English storytime in the Children's Department. We will have lapsits for babies, rhymes, stories, music, and more. This storytime is conducted in both English and Spanish and is geared toward children and parents learning Spanish, but all are welcome. Bienveniedos a todos!


Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library!

AI StorytimesBaby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays @ 11:05am

Storytimes run through April 29.
Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months of age. Craft time is open to all children and focuses on teaching scissor, glue, and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories and participate in active songs, counting and colors in Spanish. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. 


National Library Week: Understanding Dog Training Equipment Options

Dog Training ProgramTuesday, April 14 @ 5pm

Collars, leashes, harnesses - Oh My! Chances are you'll find there are many choices. Our special guest will be certified dog trainer, Julie Parker, and founder of Be A Pack Leader Dog Walking Club and the Pack Leader Dog Training Scholarship Program. Julie will help you understand the many training tools available to help your dog become a better canine citizen. Join us as we look at how these training tools work. There will be a special demonstration by Julie's dog, Lexie, as she models the latest training equipment fashions. This program is free and open to the public. Please no dogs. For more information email: or call: (904) 471-5579.


Fusion Bead Craft for Kids and Teens

Fusion BeadsWednesday, April 1 @ 2:30pm

Kids and tweens can come into the library to create some fun fusion bead crafts.  We will have patterns for you to make some of your favorite video game character keychains, or simply create your own unique keychain out of fusion beads!


Family Movie Event!

Disney Family MovieFriday, March 27 @ 3:30pm

(PG) Come join us for an all time family favorite! A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title. Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


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