Anastasia Island Branch

FREE Tutoring for Kids Grades K-6

TutoringSaturday, April 18 @ 10am-12pm

National Honors Students from Pedro Menendez High School will be at the library to tutor children who need a little extra help with their studies. The tutoring is free, all you need to do is call the library to reserve as spot on our list, as space is limited. 209-3730


Documentary Viewing: Crossing in Saint Augustine

Documentary ViewingFriday, March 27 @ 11am

On the hot summer night of June 9, 1964, Andrew Young arrived in St. Augustine, Florida, under orders from Martin Luther King, Jr. to shut down local demonstrators who, he feared, could jeopardize passage of the Civil Rights Act. But less than one hour later, Young found himself the reluctant leader of a dangerous march through the streets of America's oldest city. Certain he could reason with the mob, Young started to cross at the intersection of King and St. George...and what happened next would change not only his life, but also the course of history.


Relax Your Lower Back

Back PainSaturday, April 25 @ 12pm

Does your lower back feel tight and stiff? Do you find yourself sitting for most of the day? One of the core messages for people suffering with lower back pain is to remain active. Discover how to relax your lower back and body through stretching and using breathing techniques. Remember to breathe deeply and regularly, as this will help you to oxygenate the body, eliminate carbon dioxide, and to relax fully. This free class is presented by Gina Mercado.


Silly Stories Puppet Show

Silly Puppet ShowWednesday, May 13 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm

Lucy and all of your favorite puppet friends will be on hand to tell their favorite stories during their silly puppet sow featuring three of their favorite stories: The Interrupting Chicken, I Want My Hat Back, and Is Everyone Ready For Fun? After the puppet show, feel free to stay and chat with the actors!


National Library Week: Zine Craft for Teens and Adults

Art ClassSaturday, April 18 @ 2pm

Teens and adults can create beautiful bowls out of old magazine strips! Come in and try your hand at this easy, but beautiful 3D art project. This is a FREE program.  Supplies are provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library; you provide the fun and imagination!


National Library Week - Author Book Club: Jamie Ford

Jamie FordFriday, April 17 @ 2pm

Come join us for our Author Book Club. This month's author is Jamie Ford. Read any book by Jamie Ford and come in ready to discuss that book with the group. What are your favorite things about this author? Why do you follow this author? Do you have an author you'd like us to discuss? Come in and take part in our newest group. Author will not be present, this is simply a discussion group.


National Library Week: Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, April 17 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.


Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, April 30 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but, if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.


Shimmy Chic Fitness Class

Shimmy ChicSaturday, April 11 @ 2pm

Shimmy Chic Fitness is a fun and energetic workout program based on the ancient art of bellydance – but with a modern twist. The class provides both calorie-burning cardio and muscle-toning moves, along with increased flexibility and grace. Join certified instructor Liz Rizzolo for a free introductory class. For more information, please call St. Augustine Bellydance at 806-7857.


What Seniors Need To Know

Senior ProgramFriday, April 10 @ 11am

Seniors and their family members are invited to join us for an extremely effective, educational and helpful program presented by local senior care experts. Topics covered at this free seminar will be: Aging In Place, Assisted Living & Home Care Trends. Speakers will also be available to answer any specific questions from members of the audience. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Sponsored by ElderCareResources®. For more information please contact Eddie Malone at 466-8829 or visit


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