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Learning About Solar Energy

Tuesday, June 16 @ 6:15pm

Electricity bills got you down? Learn how to run your whole house off the environment, independent of any utilities.  Kyle William Loshure, author of Solar Independent Utility Systems Manual,  will present how to utilize photovoltaics, radiant heating through water and air as well as geothermal for cooling with the highest efficiency technology. Loshure has 37 years of interest in solar energy and is happy to share his information with the public.

 

Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, July 28 @ 2pm

Based on the novel by Fannie Flagg, this 1991 adaptation starring Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a middle-aged housewife and an octogenarian she meets at a nursing home. Evelyn is going through a mid-life crisis, but the stories she hears from her new friend, Ninny Threadgoode, teach her lessons to help her get her life back on track.  137 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, July 14 @ 2pm

Are you excited about Harper Lee's new novel? So are we! Join us as we celebrate with a screening of the 1962 adaptation of her first book. Staring Gregory Peck and Mary Badham, this story tells the tale of a crime in a Southern town and the lawyer brave enough to find the truth. Shown from the perspective of his two younger children, Scout and Jem, we view this sleepy Depression-era town and its inhabitants through their eyes. 130 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, July 7 @ 2pm

Jane Austen has had many of her books adapted into films many times over. Join us as we screen one of her classic love stories about two young adults who had to end their engagement due to the meddling of well-meaning friends. It's eight years later and they run into each again. Their situations have changed... but have their feelings changed also? 106 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Adult Summer Reading: Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, June 30 @ 2pm

A standard of international intrigue, Frederick Forsythe's novel about a hired killer and a plot to assassinate the president of France keeps you on the edge of your seat, whether you're reading the book or watching the movie. This 1973 adaptation stars Edward Fox as The Jackal, a secretive man hired by a French paramilitary organization to take care of their "problem". The police learn about the plot, and it's a race against time to see if they can thwart the assasination. 143 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

 

Adult Summer Reading: Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, June 23 @ 2pm

The penultimate novel about unrequited love in the 1920s was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and adopted into two movies. We'll screen the 2013 version starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Join us as we watch the story of a young WWI soldier who meets the girl of his dreams. She loves him for his uniform, but has issues with his meager salary. After the war, he amasses a great fortune and comes back for the girl, only to find out she has married someone else. This Jazz Age love story just goes to show that money can't buy happiness. 142 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Adult Summer Reading: Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, June 16 @ 2pm

Based on a novel by Patrick Dennis, this 1958 film adaptation stars Rosalind Russell as a flamboyant aunt who takes in her young nephew when his father passes away. His conservative and straight-laced upbringing undergoes a complete reversal when he moves into his aunt's free-spirited household and learns how to feast on the banquet of life. 143 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Adult Summer Reading: Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, June 9 @ 2pm

Attention Humphrey Bogart fans! Come see him in his 1941 role as a hardboiled detective based on one of Dashiel Hammett's classic mystery novels. This film noir adaptation brings the viewer into a San Francisco detective agency where we meet a dame who has a problem and a bevy of criminals on the hunt for a jewel-encrusted bird. 100 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Adult Summer Reading: Based on the Book Film Series

Based on the Book Film SeriesTuesday, June 2 @ 2pm

The first in our summer-long series is one of our favorite Audrey Hepburn movies. Based on a novella by Truman Capote, this 1961 unrated film stars Audrey Hepburn who plays an eccentric New York socialite who is determined to marry a millionaire. However, her friendship with her novelist neighbor leads her to re-examine her priorities. 114 minutes.

Join us every Tuesday afternoon during June and July at 2:00 pm for our Based on the Book Film Series. Water and popcorn are generously provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Eating With Ellen

Eating With EllenWednesday, June 24 @ 2pm

Creative ways to get your children to enjoy eating their fruits and vegetables: Is it a struggle to get your children to eat their 'vegetables'? Playing with their food can be a good thing if they eat it too. Come learn fun and creative ways you can make eating more fruits and vegetables be fun, delicious and nutritious from Registered Dietitian Ellen Hawkes, MS, RD. This program is free and open to the public. 

 

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