Anastasia Island Branch
Friday, March 20 @ 2pm
Come join us for our Author Book Club. This month's author is Melanie Benjamin. Read any book by Melanie Benjamin 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.
Wednesday, March 11 @ 2:30pm
Are you a fan of Daisy Meadows's Rainbow Magic books? If so, come in to meet other kids who enjoy her books. We will make a fun fairy craft and also have a lively discussion about the Rainbow Magic books over some cookies and lemonade.
Thursday, March 12 @ 6:45pm
This month's read is I Will Always Love You by Robin Oliveira. Oliveira's new novel purports to be about the decade-long, convoluted, and complicated relationship between Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, yet it encompasses so much more-the relationships among other luminaries of the period, the difficulty of being a single woman and an artist in a harsh and often unforgiving male-dominated world, and the complexities of dealing with family. Reserve it!
Thursday, March 12 @ 2pm
CLASS HAS FILLED. Seniors and adults, discover art through the Library and its resources. Those who have never held a paintbrush, mixed colors, or created a personal masterpiece will have the opportunity to do so completely free of charge. This 3-hour workshop is sponsored by the St. Johns Cultural Council, the State of the Arts License Plate Program, and the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 @ 10am - 2pm
Thursdays, March 19 & 26 @ 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.
Fridays @ 10:15am in the Childrens Department
Join us every Friday for a fun Spanish/English storytime in the Children's Department. We will have lapsits for babies, rhymes, stories, music, and more. This storytime is conducted in both English and Spanish and is geared toward children and parents learning Spanish, but all are welcome. Bienveniedos a todos!
Baby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes run through April 29. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months of age. 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, counting and colors in Spanish. Come for songs, stories, and fun. Baby/Spanish storytime consists of lap-sit rhymes, songs, and stories in both English and Spanish. We look forward to seeing you.
Saturday, March 28 @ 2pm
Our special guest will be Silke Royer from My Pet Camp located in St. Augustine, Florida. Silke will discuss how to create a healthy and well-balanced relationship with your dog. From good communication skills to fun games and activities you can share with your dog, she will also share some insights on creating a positive environment for your dog to ensure he/she will fit in well within our human social structure. This program is open to the public. Please No Dogs. For more information about Silke and My Pet Camp visit: www.mypetcamp.com For more information about the program contact Julie at: (904) 471-5579
Friday, February 20 @ 2pm
Come join us for our Author Book Club. This month's author is Les Standiford. Read any book by Les Standiford 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.
Wednesday, February 25 @ 2:30pm
Kids and tweens can come into the library to create some crafts that trace their roots back to the Aborigines and Native Americans. There will be painting, weaving, and lots of imagination needed for this free program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.