Main Library

Literary Lions Book Club: The Light Between Oceans

Saturday, October 12 @ 10:30am
Tom Sherbourne, seeking constancy after the horrors of WWI, takes a lighthouse keeper's post on an Australian island, and calls for Isabel, a young woman he met on his travels, to join him there as his wife. Four years on the island, and several miscarriages, bring Isabel's boundless spirit to the brink, and leave Tom feeling helpless until a boat washes ashore with a dead man and a living child. All are welcome to join in our discussion of M.L. Stedman's The Light Between Oceans.

 

A Taste of Old New Orleans

FOL Brown Bag Lunch EventWednesday, August 21 @ 12:30pm
Join the Friends of the Library in welcoming Edy Luke for a Brown Bag Lunch Presentation highlighting her life and career as the wife and business partner of Chef Homer F. Luke, Creole chef extraordinaire. You may recognize Edy from her monthly Creole Cuisine column in the Food section of the St. Augustine Record. She is also the author of “Chef Homer’s Taste of Old New Orleans” cookbook. Refreshment and samples from the cookbook will be served.

 

Get a Job with Worksource Mobile Team

Get a Job with WorksourceTuesday, August 27 from 10am-3pm
Worksource has partnered with the Main Library to offer job seeker services to the public. We're happy to help with registration in EmployFlorida.com, online job searching, resume assistance, interview coaching, referrals to other agencies, Worksource staff assistance, and more. We want you to get the job of your dreams!  Click here for more information about Worksource.

 

Visit with the Bookmobile

Visit with the BookmobileSaturday, August 24 @ 10am
The St. Johns County Public Library System welcomed its first Bookmobile in 2001.  In 2008, the Bluebird Express was added and provided the opportunity to serve residents of all ages countywide. Both Bookmobiles are full-service mobile libraries with extensive collections! We'll have crafting for the kids, so we invite you to stop by the Main Library for a special visit from the Bookmobile.

 

After School Gaming

After School GamingThursday, 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.

 

Poco Paseo

Poco PaseoThursday, 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.

 

Red Cross Hurricane Safety for Kids

hurricanesMonday, 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.

 

Movie Nite @ Main

New Release FilmWednesdays, August 7 & 14 @ 5:30pm
Tired of being on the hold list, and can't wait any longer to see that new release film? Then join us at the library for a movie night! We're going to show a new release with a PG or PG-13 rating. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 for movie titles and ratings. We'll have plenty of popcorn, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

 

Viva Florida 500 Event: St. Augustine Brunch

Tuesday, August 27 @ 5:30pm
Many different flags have flown over the Oldest City, since St. Augustine was founded in 1565.  To celebrate Viva Florida 500, we invite you to this special culinary program highlighting cuisine from Spain, Great Britain, and Southeastern United States.  Guest Chef, Matt Ryan, will share his favorite brunch recipes, cooking tips, and delicious samples!  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

 

Summer Afternoon Gaming

School's Out GamingThursday, 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.

 

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