Main Library

Family Film Series

Thursday, February 6 @ 4pm
The food really comes alive in this new release sequel. Bring a friend and enjoy some free popcorn courtesy of Diane's Natural Food Mart. Rated PG. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 for movie title.


Falun Dafa: Exercises & Meditation for the Body

Friday, February 7 @ 2pm
Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice that improves mental and physical wellness through a series of easy-to-learn exercises, meditation, and the development of one's xinxing or heart-mind nature. The practice is based on the universal principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Please call Michelle at 392-6789 for more information about this free workshop.

 

Book a Digital Librarian

February 4, 7, 11, and 14
Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? Need to learn Facebook, Twitter, or how to navigate Pinterest? Or, do you want to know how to download free eBooks from the library's OverDrive or OneClickdigital services? All of your questions can be answered in a 45-minute, one-on-one session with library staff at the Main Library. Library cardholders, call 827-6940 to schedule an appointment.

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Patrick Smith's Florida Documentary

Tuesday, February 4 @ 6pm
Spend an hour with one of Florida’s favorite writers, Patrick D. Smith, as he takes you on a nostalgic journey to a Florida that exists today only in books. From this documentary, you'll get to know both the author, and the state of Florida, better as this soft spoken gentleman introduces you to the Florida of his youth. You'll be touched by the true stories of his adventures along the way to writing his books, many of which are now modern-day classics. Light snacks provided by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

 

St. Johns Reads Book Discussion

A Land RememberedMonday, February 3 @ 2pm
Join us for a riveting discussion about our annual St. Johns Reads book, A Land Remembered, by Patrick Smith. This best-selling novel tells the story of three generations of the MacIveys, a Florida family who battle frontier hardships to rise from a dirt-poor Cracker life to the wealth and standing of real estate tycoons.

 

Capitalize on Your Writing: Strategies for Recognition and Making Money

Florida Writers Association Workshop for WritersSaturday, January 18 @ 10am
You might be the greatest writer of all time, but if no one knows you exist that means nothing. In this session, Bob Lucas will share strategies and tips on personal branding and marketing of books from his latest publication, Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors. Bob Lucas is an internationally known, award winning author of over thirty books. This program is sponsored by the Ancient City Chapter, Florida Writers Association through a partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

 

Teddy Bear Sleepover Event

Teddy Bear SleepoverWednesday, January 15 @ 6pm
Teddy Bears and other stuffed critters are invited to a special sleepover event at the Main Library. Your human child can join you at a fun party celebrating teddy bears with stories, songs, crafts, snacks, and much more. After the party is over teddy bears get to spend the night at the library and have all kinds of adventures. When you get picked up and go home, you'll have a special souvenir to can give to your family.

 

Build a Home-Based Business

Build a Home-Based BusinessTuesday, January 7 @ 6:30pm
Are you interested in learning how to start and own a home-based business? Do you want to become your own boss? Join Brett Hancock for some basic information and tips on setting up your own profitable home-based company. No hype - no glory - just the TRUTH! Check out some of our home-based business books today!

 

Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Wednesday, January 29 @ 10am
What would safer, cheaper, more effective health care mean for your family? Learn how to make over your medicine cabinet by replacing over-the-counter medicines and other drugs with pure, plant-based medicine--also known as essential oils. Discover how to take charge of your health care with these self-directed, medicinal oils that you can utilize every day to improve your body's chemistry and natural defenses. Presented by Green Smoothie Girl Health Coach, Charlene Kitht, Naturopath. Please call Charlene @ 305-6311 to register for this free class. Check out some of our essential oil books to learn more.

 

Painting With Acrylics

All About Techniques in Acrylics
Friday, February 7 @ 11am
Seniors and adults, discover art through the Library and its resources. Those who have never held a paintbrush, mixed colors, or created a personal masterpiece will have the opportunity to do so completely free of charge. This workshop is sponsored by the St. Johns Cultural Council and the State of the Arts License Plate Program and the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Interested artists should call 827-6940 to sign up for the workshop.


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