Bird Island Park's Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne present programs for little ones.
Just for Babies - Held August 5 at 10:15am; for babies up to 15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby. Families with multiple children are encouraged to attend Family Storytime.
Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning in August at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.
Thank you to Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne - our wonderful library and Bird Island Park volunteers - for providing storytime programming during August.
Thursday, August 14 @ 2pm
This weeks storytime will be about curiosities and wonders. Join us for Fun Facts and Silly Stories and get ready to do some silly dances and sing some funny songs. A wacky craft will follow.
Wednesday, August 20 @ 4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades (ages 9 - 13) are invited to the library for an afternoon of building with Legos and hanging out. No registration is necessary and it's free. Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for providing the Legos for this very special program just for Tweens, including our pink Legos. Tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club, too.
Tuesday, August 19 from 10am - 12:30pm
Children ages 3-5 are invited to receive a free, 10-minute Early Literacy Screening at the library, courtesy of Nemours BrightStart. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis by a Nemours representative. Utilize this free screening to find out where your child's literacy strengths lie, and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Thursday, August 7 @ 2pm
This week we'll play with interactive books, such as Press Here and others. We'll explore not only paper, but electronic books as well. Join us for fun, music, and a craft.
Wednesday, August 27 @ 2:45pm
Kids can come into the library to learn all about bugs. We will have a number of buggy stations where kids can learn about insects and even a mosquito feeding area. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.
Friday, August 15 @ 3pm
(PG) While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.
Wednesday, August 6 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm (repeated show)
Children (ages 6 - 12) are invited to become Nature Detectives at our hands-on workshops where we'll learn all about bats and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and enjoy learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and why they are so valuable and not so scary. These workshops are designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Space is limited. Call the library at 209-3730 to register.
Tuesday, August 5 @ 5:30pm
(PG) This month's movie takes us to the Middle East. An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.
Tuesday, July 8 @ 1 pm and 2:30 pm
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to learn all about bats and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Workshops are hands-on, and everyone will receive free gardening goodies. Registration is required. Please stop by the library or call 904-827-6970 to reserve your spot.