Anastasia Island Branch

Spine-Chat with Dr. Fudala

Spine-ChatTuesday, October 21 @ 6:30pm

Would you like to solve back and neck pain the right way? Do you want answers to your questions about the back and neck pain problems you are experiencing? Attend spine-chat live with Dr. Ron Fudala, a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist. Identify individually appropriate treatment options, avoid harmful consequences of inaccurate information, learn the reasons treatments succeed or fail, and understand what you can do to help yourself. This seminar is free and open to the public.

 

Kids Be Your Own Scientist: Shadows

Be Your Own ScientistWednesday, October 22 @ 3:30pm

Kids, ages 3-10, are invited to the library to learn about shadows. We will teach the kids about shadows, have some fun Halloween-themed shadow puppet shows, as well as a great hands-on activity for the kids to create their own shadow puppet. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

yogaThursday, October 23 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.

 

 

Halloween Teen Craft & Pizza Event

Halloween Teen CraftFriday, October 24 @ 1pm

Teens (ages 12-17) are invited to create some fun Dia de los Muertos lanterns and flowers while enjoying delicious pizza and watching a movie while enjoying a day out of school.  Please call the library for the movie choices, which are rated PG13. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Pins & Needles

Pins & NeedlesSaturday, October 25 @ 10:30am

Pins & Needles is a knitting and needlework group open to all ages, from kids through seniors. If you love to knit, crochet, or do needlework, join our group. Do you want to learn? Bring in your project and we'll help you get started. All ages and levels are welcome.

 

Zentangle: Relax & Draw

ZentangleSaturday, October 25 @ 2pm

Zentangle® is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing a structured pattern. If you can draw a "stick man," you can draw Zentangle. It increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. Everyone can learn and benefit from the practice of Zentangle because, "Anything is possible one stroke at a time." - Zentangle, Inc. This introductory class is free and open to the public.

 

Un-Scary Halloween Storytime

Wednesday, October 29 @ 10:45am

Celebrate Halloween and test drive your Halloween costume at the library during our Halloween-themed craft and storytime. We'll make a fun craft, trick-or-treat in the library, then enjoy some not-too-spooky BOOOOOks during our pre-school storytime.

 

 

Halloween & Dia de Los Muertos Crafts

Day of the Dead CraftsWednesday, October 29 @ 2:30pm

Kids and teens are invited to the library to make spooky crafts for Halloween and Day of the Dead. Craft projects include lanterns, flowers, spooky ghosts, and much more. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

yogaThursday, October 30 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.

 

Trick or Treat @ the Library

Trick or TreatAll Day Halloween

Kids of all ages can come in to the library and receive one special Halloween treat today. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

 

Storytimes @ Island Mama Java

Library StorytimesBaby Time: Tuesdays @ 9:15am
Spanish Story Time: Fridays @ 9:15am

Join us at Island Mama Java for our very special baby and Spanish storytimes. Ms. Nicole is there with books, songs, rhymes, and fun activities for babies and their caretakers.

 

Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library

AI StorytimesBaby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05am

Storytimes run through December 3. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months. Craft time is open to all children and focuses on teaching scissor, glue and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories, counting and colors in Spanish, and participate in active songs. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. 

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, November 4 @ 5:30pm

Join us at Anastasia Island Branch Library for a different movie. If you have a suggestion, please join us this month and let us know. Next month's choice could be your nomination. Call the library at 209-3730 for November's movie title.

 

Family Movie Event with a Sleeping Princess

Sleeping BeautyWednesday, November 5 @ 2:30pm

(G) After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies. Come into the library to see this Disney movie version of the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for the movie title.

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, November 6 @ 6pm

Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Therapy. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy uses therapeutic oils for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back, and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants Presents: Autumn Fun with Flowers

sisterhoodSaturday, November 8 @ 2pm

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants (Cathy and Marilyn, members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine) will be showing you how to make some beautiful fall flower arrangements. If you wish, buy raffle tickets from the Friends of the Anastaia Island Branch Library to win the arrangements the Sisterhood creates with the proceeds helping to sponsor this event. Doors will open at 1:30pm and light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Fall Crafts for Kids and Tweens

Thanksgiving CraftsWednesday, November 12 @ 2:30pm

It's an early release day and fall is in the air. Bring in the kids to create some beautiful fall crafts. We will be making turkeys of all sorts, owls, and more. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, November 13 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.

 

Anastasia Island Book Club

The Silent WifeThursday, November 13 @ 6:45pm

Join us in this month's book club by reading The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison. Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, this novel is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can't be made, and promises that won't be kept. Reserve it.

 

Biblioclast Fall Art for Adults and Teens

Book ArtSaturday, November 15 @ 2pm

A Biblioclast historically carries a definition of a person who burns, mutilates, or destroys books, however not all biblioclasts are nefarious. At this fall art program, we will recast books as an art medium in support of libraries, books, words, and ideas. Join us in a transformation of damaged or poor condition books into original works of art by folding, cutting, manipulating and carving covers and paper pages. Create a book pumpkin for the fall and fashion stylish book leaves.

 

Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubWednesday, November 19 @ 2:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, November 20 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, towels are fine to use. This class is free and open to the public.

 

Gentle Stretching with Gina

Gentle StretchingFriday, November 21 @ 10:30am

This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, attention to alignment, and is designed to create breath awareness, enhance balance, and increase flexibility. Stretching is great for those who are experiencing joint sensitivity, or overall stiffness. Wear loose clothing, bring a towel & mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

 

Family Movie: New Disney DVD Release

New MovieFriday, November 21 @ 3:30pm

(PG) Ever wonder why poor Sleeping Beauty was cursed? We do. A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

 

BINGO for Books for Adults

Bingo for BooksSaturday, November 22 @ 2pm

Don't miss this opportunity to win adult popular fiction and non-fiction books while having fun playing Bingo for free. All materials will be supplied by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book. Mark your calendars for this fun opportunity to win books and make new friends.

 

Kids Be Your Own Scientist: Maps

Be Your Own ScientistWednesday, November 26 @ 2:30pm

There is no school and the kids are bored. Sounds like a perfect time to take a break and come to the library. Kids, ages 3-10, are invited to the library to learn about maps. We will make our own treasure maps and even go on a fun treasure hunt through the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library

AI StorytimesBaby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Spanish Storytime: Fridays @ 10:15am

Storytimes run through December 3. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months. Craft time is open to all children and focuses on teaching scissor, glue and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories and participate in active songs, counting and colors in Spanish. Come for songs, stories, and fun. Spanish storytime consists of songs and stories in both English and Spanish.  We look forward to seeing you. 

 

Anastasia Island Book Club

Book ClubSecond Thursday of Each Month @ 6:45pm

Please join us for any or all of our monthly book club meetings. 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.

 

 

 

Hours
Tues., Thurs. 10am - 8pm
Wed., Fri. 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday & Monday : Closed

Contact
Mikki Sampo, Branch Manager
Ms. Nicole, Youth Services
Telephone: (904) 209-3730
Fax: (904) 209-3735
Email: libai@sjcfl.us *

Location
124 Seagrove Main St.
St Augustine, FL 32080
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Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library
President: Susan Flynn
Email: faiblanastasia@gmail.com
  Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
Meeting rooms can be reserved. Please click here for more information.
*Under Florida law, e-mail address are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead please contact via phone or in writing.

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