Anastasia Island Branch
Thursday, February 27 @ 6pm
Is your dog walking you? Is your dog walking nicely until he sees a distraction? Is your dog aggressive to other people or dogs passing by while on a leash? Does your shoulder or arm hurt after walking your dog? Silke Schroder, experienced and accomplished K-9 trainer, a local Luxury Boarding and Training facility will share her proven techniques to make every days' walk through life with your best friend more pleasurable. Please do NOT bring your dog! This FREE seminar is presented by Be a Pack Leader Dog Walking Club. Seating is limited, so tickets for this event will be available at the front desk beginning @ 5pm.
Tuesday, February 11 @ 5:30pm
(PG) Bring in the whole family to enjoy a Disney Nature Documentary. In a remote and forgotten wilderness, one of nature's last great mysteries unfolds: the birth, life and death of a million crimson-winged flamingos. Against a dramatic backdrop of never-before filmed landscapes, these secretive birds struggle to survive and prevail over danger and fate. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesday, January 14 @ 6pm
Does your dog run away when called? Does your dog simply ignore you when called? Do you constantly struggle with getting your dog to come by calling them repeatedly? Pet Camp will be coming to the library to help train the trainer! Come into the library and learn from the best on how to get your dog to come.
Saturday, February 22 @ 2pm
Join our librarians, Valerie and Mikki, as they bring you some Florida Homestyle Cooking. Come to the library for some laughs and fun, all while you learn about traditional Florida cuisine. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 52 tickets available 1 hour before the program at the front desk.
Wednesday, February 26 @ 2:30pm
Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.
Friday, February 21 @ 10:30am
This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. The class is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, and increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who are experiencing joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.
Thursday, February 20 @ 4pm
Spend an hour with one of Florida’s favorite writers, Patrick D. Smith, as he takes you on a nostalgic journey to a Florida that exists today only in books. By watching this documentary, you'll get to know both the author, and the state of Florida, as this soft spoken gentleman introduces you to the Florida of his youth. You'll be touched by the true stories of his adventures along the way to writing his books, many of which are now modern-day classics. Light snacks provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, February 13 @ 3:30pm
Teens (ages 12-17), come get crafty by making magazine bowls. We'll show you how to transform old discarded magazines into some beautiful bowls you can use in your rooms. This is a free program, sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, February 13 @ 6:45pm
Join us in this month's book club by reading the St. Johns Read pick: A Land Remembered by Patrick Smith. In this best-selling novel, Patrick Smith tells the story of three generations of the MacIveys, a Florida family who battle the hardships of the frontier to rise from a dirt-poor Cracker life to the wealth and standing of real estate tycoons. Reserve It.
Wednesday, February 12 @ 2:30pm
In the second part of this series, we will use the paper we made with Boom Science to create beautiful birding journals in honor of the Great Backyard Bird Count. You will be able to take these journals home with you to write your thoughts in or take them along with you on your birding adventures. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.