Anastasia Island Branch

Anastasia Island Book Club: Palmetto Country

Palmetto CountryThursday, October 17 @ 6:45pm  
Between 1937 and 1942, Stetson Kennedy led the Florida Writers Project unit on folklore, oral history, and social-ethnic studies for the Works Progress Administration. He hauled a sound recorder the size of a large coffee table around the state to capture the songs, tales, and anecdotes of pogey fishermen at Mayport, railroad gandy-dancers, Latin cigar makers, Greek spongers, and turpentiners. Among the results was what Stetson called, "...A sort of barefoot social history of Florida."  All are welcome to join the discussion. Reserve it.

 

Superhero Storytime with the U.S. Coast Guard @ Anastasia Island Branch

Coast Guard Library VisitWednesday, March 12 @ 10:30am
Bring in your little ones to the Anastasia Island Branch Library to meet some of our local heroes, members of the U.S. Coast Guard. They will explain what they do and teach us about water safety. There will be a craft and a meet-and-greet and everyone will have a chance to meet a local superhero and ask questions.

 

 

Costumed Hero Movie Event

New MovieFriday, October 4 @ 3:30pm
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Join us for this action-packed film. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title.

 

Spooky Treats for Kids and Tweens

Spooky TreatsWednesday, October 2 @ 2:30pm
Don't be frightened, it's only a donut. Kids and Tweens will have fun creating their own scary treats... from Vampire Donuts to Delicious Spider Webs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, October 3 @ 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.

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, October 1 @ 5:30pm
We have a new selection for you the first Tuesday of the Month. For more information or the name of this month's film, call 209-3730 or email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us.

 

 

Friends of the Anastasia Island Library Book Sale

AI FOL BooksaleThursday, March 13 @ 10am - 8pm
Friday, March 14 @ 10am - 6pm
Saturday, March 15 @ 10am - 5pm
Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire and support your local library at the same time. Visit us this weekend and pick out a book or two or twenty. On Saturday only, prices will be reduced by 50% and you can even fill a grocery sack with dollar books for seven dollars.

 

Community Spa Day

Friday, September 13 @ 11am
Avoid the downtown concert melee--Friday the 13th is your lucky day if you stop by the Anastasia Island Branch and treat yourself right!  Paige Hunt, aka The Spa Lady, will be providing brief spa treatments in our community room, from 11am to noon.  Hey moms--now that the kids are back in school and you have some time to yourself, how about a visit to the library just for you? 

 

Monarch Butterflies for the Backyard Enthusiast

monarchSaturday, September 28 @ 2pm
Would you like to learn how you can play an important role in helping monarch butterflies during their winter migration? Join Sara Fenwick, the "Monarch Midwife," as she shares her personal experiences with raising and releasing monarch butterflies.

 

Author Event: Old Lady Flute Tells All

photo of Barbara LeggeSaturday, September 7 @ 2pm
Join author Barbara Legge as she tells stories from her book "Old Lady Flute--She Tells All!"  A member of the Florida Writers and Florida Storytelling associations, Legge will tell fun stories about growing up in the 40's and 50's, as well as her work as a professional clown, dog groomer and massage therapist.

 

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