Anastasia Island Branch
Wednesday, June 19 @ 2:30pm
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 program and hang out with Splat the Cat while making some fabulous beach crafts. It's summer time, so even Splat is enjoying the Florida beach this year. Come in to make your own sand picture, beach themed magnets & even a cool sand bottle buddy. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, June 21 @ 1:30pm
Teens, age 12+, are invited to our Dead Man's Party! We will be making zombie felties and zombie Barbie dolls, eating some great Romano's pizza and watching the book to film: Warm Bodies (PG13). This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, June 26 @ 2:30pm & @ 3:30pm (repeat show)
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 event. Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather the family, friends, and neighbors and come to the reptile show at the library. LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles and more to our library. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation, and care of these wonderful reptiles. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, June 27 @ 3pm
Teens (age 12+) can come into the library to make some awesome hemp jewelry or keychains with bottle cap adornments instead of beads. We'll supply all the materials, you just need to show up and use your imagnination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and donations made from local artists.
Friday, June 28 @ 10:30am
The Kiwanis Club, Nettles Fine Jewelry, and the Early Learning Coalition are partnering with the library to hold a full blown festival for toddlers. We'll have music, games, stories, crafts, and a special Elmo character visit. The folks from Nemours BrightStart are holding early literacy screenings for children ages 3-5 years old. The St. Augustine Police Department will also be here to talk about bike safety and each child will receive a free bike helmet. You'll want to bring your cameras to this extra special event for our youngest patrons.
Friday, June 28 @ 3pm
(PG) A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title.
Tuesday, July 2 @ 5:30pm
This month, we are showing a classic film from 1960 starring Burt Lancaster and Shirley Jones. Lancaster and Jones won Academy awards for their performances in Sinclair Lewis' tale of a traveling salesman who becomes a preacher. For more information or the name of the film, call 209-3730 or email Harold George at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, July 6 @ 2pm (Pre-registration required)
Children ages 6-12 are invited to become Nature Detectives and learn all about lizards and how these pollinators relate to gardening at these hands-on workshops. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and have fun learning all about our wonderful Florida lizards and how spot to them. These workshops are designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, presented by the Garden Circles, and sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library. Call 209-3730 or stop by to reserve your spot.
Wednesday, July 10 @ 2:30pm
Bring in the kids for a fun Viva Florida 500 event and dance to the music of St. Augustine’s own Saltwater Cowgirls as they serenade us with music inspired by the ocean and sea creatures. Here they are on YouTube. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, July 11 @ 3pm
Teens (Ages 12+), are invited to come to the library to make altered CDs. What?! You'll be able to make cool decorations for your room or even suncatchers out of old recycled CDs. We'll supply all the materials, you just need to show up and use your imagnination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, July 11 @ 6:45pm
A fierce competition is underway, a duel between two young circus magicians who have been trained since childhood for this purpose. This is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. All are welcome to join the discussion. Reserve it.
Wednesday, July 17 @ 2:30pm
Everyone is invited to join us for a fun Viva Florida 500 event. The “Spice Girls”, CayANNE and Pepper (Ms. Anne and Ms. Amy from our Ponte Vedra Branch), will be here for an interactive program in our Ol’ Florida Kitchen as we “Dig In” to stories, songs, and more. Audience participation is guaranteed to get the kids involved. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child.
Wednesday, July 24 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm
Prepared to be amazed by the magic of Mark Alan. Mark will amaze you with his Florida-themed magic for this special Viva Florida 500 program. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Thursday, July 25 @ 3pm
Teens (Ages 12+) are invited to the library to make sand candles. You can make your own design since we'll be using sand. We will supply the materials, you just need to supply the imagination. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, July 31 @ 2:30 pm
Come in to help us celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Program with the uber popular, Pete the Cat! We'll be making some totally groovy crafts while eating some cool Pete snacks! Be sure to bring your cameras! *This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Baby / Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15 am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05 am
Storytimes are every Wednesday June 6-July 31. Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months. Craft time is open to all children and is aimed at teaching scissor, glue and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories and participate in active songs. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you all!! For more information on storytimes at other branches click here.
Second Thursday of Each Month @ 6:45 pm
Please join us for any or all of our monthly book clubs. We will discuss a different book each month. Follow this link for a list of the books and dates for the discussions. All titles are available to borrow through your library. There will be no meeting in December.
AI Branch Tour & Info
Tues., Thurs. 10am - 8pm
Wed., Fri. 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday & Monday : Closed
Harold George, Branch Manager
Ms. Nicole, Youth Services
Telephone: (904) 209-3730
Fax: (904) 209-3735
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124 Seagrove Main St.
St Augustine, FL 32080
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Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library
President: Susan Flynn
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