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Silent Peace Meditation

Silent Peace MeditationWednesday, April 15 @ 7 pm

Meditation teacher, Kathleen Roberts, will open the group with a short breathing exercise and lead into a silent meditation, where the participants will think peace. Ms. Roberts has been leading meditation and psychic development groups for over 10 years. Any questions, call Kathleen at 669-1085. Come join us in sending peace to the world.

 

National Library Week: Eating With Ellen; Eating Well As You Age

Eating With EllenTuesday, April 14 @ 2 pm

Join us for a new monthly nutrition program with registered dietician, Ellen Hawkes, MS, RD.  This month she’ll be discussing how eating well promotes energy, health, and weight.  As your body changes, your nutrition requirements also change. Come and learn easy tips about how you can keep your body in optimal shape as you progress through the different stages of your life.

 

 

iPad User Group

iPad User GroupFriday, April 10 @ 11 am

Come join your fellow iPad users in this informal user group. Bring your favorite tip or app to share with attendees as well as some questions to pose to the group. Space is limited and sign-ups are required. Call the library at 827-6940 to register. Don't forget to bring your iPad.

 

Transform Social Security into a Winning Strategy

Friends of the Main Library St. AugustineWednesday, April 8 @ 5:30 pm

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Thinking of retiring? Pondering how to make the most of your Social Security benefits? Chris Draughon, CFP® will present options for making the most of your Social Security. During this informative workshop, participants will learn about the many ways in which they can claim their benefits to potentially maximize their income. Dessert and refreshments will be served. The program, sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine, is free and open to the public. To reserve your spot, call the Main Library at 827-6940. For more information email Friends president Toni Siriani.

 

MoneyWise

MoneyWiseWednesday, April 8 @ 2 pm

The St. Johns Housing Partnership is holding a free class designed to help families talk about money, manage their money, and build (or rebuild) good credit. This two-hour class includes tracking your money, setting financial goals, spending plans, getting smart about credit, and managing the costs of homeownership. Call 819-1266 to register.

 

Literary Lions Book Club: All The Light We Cannot See

All the light we cannot seeSaturday, May 9 @ 10 am

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris, within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure. Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. For book club information, please contact Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine President Toni Siriani. Reserve the book here.

 

Literary Lions Book Club: The Paying Guests

Paying GuestsSaturday, April 11 @ 10 am

It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, a large silent house now bereft of brothers, husband and even servants, life is about to be transformed, as impoverished widow, Mrs. Wray, and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. For more information, contact Friends of the Library President Toni Siriani. Reserve it!

 

Teen Anime Art Exhibit

Teen Anime Art ExhibitEnjoy creating anime style artwork? Participate in the first Teen Anime Art Exhibit at the Main Library. Entry forms are available here or at the library and all artwork must be submitted by March 28th. See contest rules here. The exhibit will be open to the public on April 1st from 5 to 7pm. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine. For more information call Karlene at 827-6920.

 

FLYP Family Film Series

Thursday May 7 @ 4 pm
It's time for the Florida Library Youth Program at Main. Join us each Thursday for another great summer program in the large meeting room. This year's theme is "Every Hero Has A Story" and we are kicking off the season at Main with a great new family film. When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, our young hero leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his large round robot companion. Rated PG. Free popcorn while it lasts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

AARP Tax Assistance

AARP Tax AssistanceMondays, April 6 & 13 @ 10 am - 2 pm
Fridays, April 10 @ 10 am - 2 pm
Saturdays, April 11 @ 10 am - 2 pm

The AARP Tax-Aide program offers free, one-on-one counseling to help individuals prepare basic tax forms, including the 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, and other standard schedules. Counseling is available to all low-to-middle income taxpayers, regardless of age. No advance registration is needed, people will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individuals must bring a photo ID, last year's tax return, and all relevant tax information with them.

 

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