Anastasia Island Branch

The Loch Ness Wellington Bomber

Wednesday, March 5th @ 3:30pm
On New Year's Eve, 1940, a twin-engine Wellington bomber was on a training mission out of Lossiemouth, Scotland, when it lost power in one of its engines. The pilot spotted a large waterway below and ditched the plane at Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Decades later, following several years of deepwater remote sensing investigations, the bomber was raised in September 1985. This free program will trace the history of the British aircraft, its combat missions, the aircraft's recovery and restoration. The speaker will also interpret the airplane's discovery in the context of the search for the legendary "Nessie" during the decades of the 1960s-1980s, the heyday of the quest to understand the "Loch Ness monster" cryptozoological mystery. Presented by Joseph W. Zarzynski, RPA (Register of Professional Archaeologists), an underwater archaeologist who was part of the recovery operation.

 

AARP Tax Assistance

tax helpTuesdays, March 4, 25 @ 10am - 2pm
Thursdays,  March 6, 20, 27 @ 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.

 

Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubFriday, March 7 @ 3:30pm
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.

 

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, March 6 @ 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.

 

Knit Wits Knitting Club

Knit WitsSaturday, March 1 @ 10:30am
The Knit Wits is a family affair. Kids 8-17 are welcome to come in and 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.

 

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, March 4 @ 5:30pm
Each month we show a different film for our club. All adults are welcome. Please call for the name of this month's film, call the library at 209-3730.

 

 

GBBC: Backyard Bird Count Gear Up

GBBC Event Saturday, February 8 @ 2 pm
Join Jacqui from the Audubon Society to learn how to create your own bird-friendly backyard. After the program, we will provide you with your very own "go kit" to go out and participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. 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. 

 

The Secret to Loose Leash Walking

The Secret to Loose Leash WalkingThursday, 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 ClubSeating is limited, so tickets for this event will be available at the front desk beginning @ 5pm.

 

GBBC Event: Family Disney Nature Documentary with Flamingos

GBBC EventTuesday, 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.

 

Pet Camp Presents: Teaching Your Dog to Come

Dog ProgramTuesday, 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.

 

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