Thursday, December 13 @ 11 am
Celebrate Christmas early with your friends at the Main Library. Join us in decorating cookies for Santa, and singing along with a Christmas carol shadow puppet show. Enjoy hot chocolate while listening to a lively rendition of The Night Before Christmas. FREE holiday fun for the whole family! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.
Wednesday, December 12 @ 4 pm
When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville's boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong - the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Rated G. Plenty of pillow seating and FREE organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane's Natural Food Market!
Wednesday, December 12 @ 2 pm
Unfortunately, this class has been cancelled!
Children in K-5th grade are invited to learn One Stroke by painting glass snowmen luminaries. One Stroke is a learned art form pioneered by Florida resident Donna Dewberry. No experience necessary. Come and learn some basic painting strokes, and make a fun craft at the same time. Mason jars and all other materials will be provided. Please call 904.827.6940 to sign up for this FREE art class. Limited to the first 20 students! Presented by Charlene Burton, a certified One Stroke instructor.
Wednesday, December 5 @ 3 pm
It's an early release day! We're showing an American Girl Movie on our big screen and having Tea! Invite your friends, bring your dolls and join us! Call us at 827-6960 for the movie title. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.
Wednesday, December 12 @ 3:30 pm
Just in time to get you in the mood for the holidays! We've invited a very special guest to share a very special storytime! Children of all ages are invited to come and meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and hear some wonderful stories!
Friday, December 28 @ 11 am
Parents: There’s no need to rush out the door after storytime! Stay and relax a while, and enjoy some adult company while your child plays. Puzzles and games will be available.
Friday, December 28 @ 10:30
Ring in the new year a few days early at the library. We'll be sharing stories, including Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin. Join us for music, movement, and a craft, too!
Saturday, December 22 @ 1 pm
Decorate your own cookies and gift bags, just in time for the holidays! Give them as gifts, share them with your family, or eat them yourself. Just make sure you’re full before you come so you have some to take home!
Friday, December 21 @ 10:30 am
Join us for some chilly tales of winter, including One Winter’s Day by M. Christina Butler and Winter is the Warmest Season by Lauren Stringer. Join us for music, a craft, and hot chocolate!
Friday, December 28 @ 2 pm
Kids driving you nuts? Bring them to the library for an afternoon of epic adventure. All ages are welcome; however, parents are advised that this film is PG-13 and contains epic battle sequences. Snacks, beverages, and comfy rugs to lie on will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.