Main Library

STORYTIME RETURNS!

Family Storytime (ages 4-5yrs) every Tuesday @ 11:00am
Lapsit Babytime (ages 0-12mo) every Thursday @ 10:15am
Toddler Storytime (ages 1-3yrs) every Thursday @ 11:00 and 11:30am

Storytimes are hosted by Mr. Andy and Mrs. Marcia and they run June 4th through July 30th.

Family Storytime is for children ages 4-5 and is held in The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room. This is an engaging story time featuring longer stories, songs and crafting.

Lapsit Babytime is a special storytime program designed for babies 0-12 months of age. It is a lapsit program that features songs, action rhymes, fingerplays and more for you and your baby. Come join the circle in The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room.

Toddler Time is a storytime program designed for children ages 1-3 years of age.  Join us in the Large Meeting Room for a lively program of singing, dancing and stories.

All Children's programs are supported by The Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

 

Gaming in the Library: It's on!

Thursday June 25 @ 3pm
Beat the heat this summer in the large meeting room from 3-5pm for some awesome video game sessions. Challenge your friends on our Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox and Xbox 360. All games are rated E for everyone and everyone gets a turn. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

 

Main-iac Labs: Hour of Code

Thursday, June 18 @ 4pm
Explore computer programming for kids with the world wide Hour of Code! Teens and pre-teens can explore a basic introduction to computer science and even learn basic programming skills using the Angry Birds platform. The lessons increase in difficulty as you move through them so come back each month to improve your skills. This one hour program is designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics. There will be guided lessons as well as individual and group exploration. You can bring your own laptop or tablet or you can borrow one of ours. Supplies are limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

FLYP Super Hero Factory

Thursday June 11 @ 4pm
The Florida Library Youth Program is underway 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 this week we are hosting a Super Hero Factory where kids ages 5-15 can build their own superhero costumes and learn some cool superhero moves. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

FLYP Family Film Series

Thursday, June 4 @ 4pm
It's summer and the Florida Library Youth Program is underway 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 this week's film features a SUPER family full of unique super powers.  Even baby Jack Jack has super abilities! Watch as they band together to stop the next evil villain attempting to wreak havoc on planet earth. Rated PG. Free popcorn while it lasts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

 

Learning About Solar Energy

Tuesday, June 16 @ 6:15pm

Green EarthElectricity 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 assassination. 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.

 

 

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