Anastasia Island Branch
Saturday, May 3 @ 10:30am
The Knit Wits is a family affair. Kids 8-17 are welcome to learn to knit, or bring along mom so she can learn too. Learn to knit, or bring in something you’ve already started, and knit with the group. Please bring your own knitting needles, if you have them.
Thursday, May 1 @ 6pm
Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Therapy. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy uses therapeutic oils for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back, and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Baby Time: Tuesdays @ 9:15am
Spanish Story Time: Fridays @ 9:15am
Join us at Island Mama Java for our very special baby and Spanish storytimes. Ms. Nicole will be there weekly with books, songs, rhymes, and fun activities for babies and their caretakers.
Wednesday, April 16 @ 2:30pm
Come into the library to celebrate National Library Week with us by making some great crafts. You can hang out and grab some yummy Eric Carle-themed snacks and make your own butterflies, Eric Carle prints, and much more for free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15 @ 10am - 2pm
Thursdays, April 3 & 10 @ 10am - 2pm
The AARP Tax-Aide program offers free, one-on-one counseling to help individuals prepare basic tax forms, including the 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, and other standard schedules. Counseling is available to all low-to-middle income taxpayers, regardless of age. No advance registration is needed, people will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individuals must bring a photo ID, last year's tax return, and all relevant tax information with them.
Thursday, April 10 @ 6:45pm
Join us in this month's book club by reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance. Reserve it!
Thursday, April 24 @ 4pm
(PG13) Come see the second part in the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins. The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, April 4 @ 3:30pm
(PG) Bring in the whole family to enjoy this new Disney DVD release. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey. Encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, they race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesday, July 8 @ 5:30pm
(PG13) The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. All are welcome and light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. For more information, or the name of this month's film, call the library at 209-3730.
Friday, April 11 @ 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.