Thursday, August 22 @ 3pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play after school at the Main Library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County & Sony.
Thursday, August 15 @ 3pm
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 featuring scenes from the Pelican Pete book series, and chalk art take-a-ways. This program is free of charge and open to the public. This program was made possible by the Barbara Kay Foundation.
Monday, August 12 @ 6pm
Hurricane Season is the perfect time to refresh all those important rules for staying safe during a hurricane. Join the American Red Cross as they share different ways you can be a weather watcher for your family, how to develop a hurricane plan, & which items to include in a personal disaster supplies kit.
Saturday, August 24 @ 1pm
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.
Thursday, August 8 @ 3pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play this summer at the Main Library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be provided for players. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County and Sony.
NO August Storytimes @ Main Library
Summer is finally over, so our Children's Department will be taking a break from Storytimes during the month of August! They are planning an entire fall of FABULOUS Babytimes, Toddler Times, and Pre-K Storytimes. Be sure to join us the first week in September, when Storytimes resume. We'll share some of our favorite books, sing songs, play music, tell interactive stories, make crafts, and have lots of fun.
Wednesday, August 21 @ 4pm
Magician Mark Alan deals with a serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools to take a stand against bullying. This 45-minute program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Wednesday, August 14 @ 1:30pm
Children (Age 6-12) are invited to a hands-on workshop to become Nature Detectives. Kids will learn all about lizards, including how to spot them and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks. This workshop is designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, presented by the Geranium Circle, and sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please call 827-6900 to register for this free program.
Wednesday, August 7 @ 3pm
Bring in your family to meet Captain William Mayhem from the St. Augustine Pirate Museum and be mystified by his magical pirate talents. See some cool pirate artifacts during this hour long Pirate adventure show. This very special Viva Florida 500 program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.