Anastasia Island Branch

Poco Paseo

Pelican PeteWednesday, August 14 @ 2 pm
The Children's Museum of St. Johns is teaming up with the St. Johns County Public Library System to present a fun and creative afternoon of activities!  Join us for "Pelican Pete" storytelling with authors Hugh and Frances Keiser (who will be available for book signing), chalkboard murals, and chalk art take-aways. This free program was made possible by a grant from the Barbara Kay Foundation.

This program will also be happening at the Main Library on Thursday, and the Southeast Branch Library on Friday. 

 

Author Event: "The Ins and Outs of Writing Your First Book"

Saturday, August 3 @ 2 pm
J
oin author Walker Newton, author of six novels, including "The Sand Crab Chronicles," a series of books set in the St. Augustine area.  Newton will provide insights and ideas about the ins and outs of the writing process.

 

Family Movie with Super Heroes and LEGOS!

Family Movie Event(G) Are you a LEGOS?  We'll then you are in for a treat this month! Joker will team with Lex Luthor to destroy the world one brick at a time. It's up to Batman, Superman and the rest of the Justice League to stop them.  Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  Call 209-3730 for movie title. *Seating is limited to the first 40 persons.  Tickets will be available 1 hour before the show.

 

Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library

AI StorytimesBaby / Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes are every Wednesday through November 27. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months. 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. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. To ensure everyone is able to enjoy quality storytimes, we have a maximum capacity of 50. For more information on storytimes at other branches, please click here.

 

Visit with the Bookmobile

BookmobileSaturday, August 24 @ 3pm
Get to know the St. Johns County Bookmobile. It will be here for all of our patrons to tour and learn more about all of the fabulous Bookmobile services. We'll also have a great craft for the family while they are here.

 

Boom Science @ Anastasia Island

Boom ScienceFriday, August 30 @ 3:45pm
BLAST OFF! Space Show! Join us for an outer-space adventure as we launch out of the atmosphere, fly at 17,500 miles per hour in orbit 250 miles above the earth! Try out a Boom Science space suit, fly on a one-person space vehicle, and complete an important mission before returning to earth.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Writers' Theater Partnership

Tuesday, August 13 @ 6pm
A four-part program dedicated to bringing out the best in your play, screenplay or short story. Fellow writers and participants will help you develop your work by reading aloud and providing feedback. The program will run the second Tuesday of the month for three months, always beginning at 6pm: July 9th, August 13th and September 10th. If you have an original work you would like the Writers' Theater to read aloud, contact Jennifer Latka at rogersandlatka@yahoo.com.

 

Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubFriday, August 9 @ 3pm
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.

 

 

Anastasia Island Book Club

Gone GirlThursday, August 8 @ 6:45pm
Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl is a toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose resulting in a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds readers at every turn. When his wife disappears on their anniversary, Nick starts having cringe-worthy daydreams and becomes oddly evasive, eschewing his golden boy past in this bestselling novel. Reserve it.

 

Teen Craft: Awesome Locker Accessories

Library Teen CraftThursday, August 8 @ 3pm
Teens (ages 12-17) are invited to make decorations to use in this year's school lockers. We'll have items on hand to create locker mirrors, cool magnets, and tricked out CD decorations. We'll supply all the materials; you just need to show up and use your imagination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

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