Anastasia Island Branch

Power of Positive Living - Gluten Free

Gluten Free Adult WorkshopThursday, July 31 @ 6pm
Take charge of your health and your life. Join us for a free seminar series covering a gluten free diet. Discover who might need to live gluten free, the health benefits of the diet and how to find gluten free foods or make your own.  Participants will be able to try various samples and everyone is invited to attend. Hosted by special guest speaker SPYROS, a Gluten Free Expert and Consultant.  


Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubFriday, August 1 @ 3pm
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.



Knit Wits Knitting Club for Kids & Teens

Knit WitsSaturday, August 2 @ 10:30am
The Knit Wits is a family affair. Kids 8-17 are welcome to learn to knit, or bring along mom so she can learn too. Learn to knit, or bring in something you’ve already started, and knit with the group. Please bring your own knitting needles, if you have them.



Anastasia Island Movie Club

Old Fashion Movie CameraTuesday, August 5 @ 5:30pm
(PG) This month's movie takes us to the Middle East. An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.


Nature Detective Workshops for Kids: Bats

Nature DetectivesWednesday, August 6 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm (repeated show)
Children (ages 6 - 12) are invited to become Nature Detectives at our hands-on workshops where we'll learn all about bats and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and enjoy learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and why they are so valuable and not so scary. These workshops are designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine and the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Space is limited.  Call the library at 209-3730 to register.

Relax with Raindrop Therapy

Raindrop TherapyThursday, August 7 @ 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.


Teen Event: It's the End of the World

It Came From Outer SpaceFriday, August 8 @ 1pm
Zombies, divergents, and alternate realities! Teens, come to the library for an out-of-this-world program of cool crafts, yummy pizza, and a movie to entertain you on this hot, summer day. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie choices. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.


Date with a Documentary

Date with a Documentary
Tuesday, August 12 @ 5:30pm
(PG13) Fans of art and technology will enjoy the documentary we're featuring today. Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.


Kids LEGO Brick Club

Kids LEGO Brick ClubWednesday, August 13 @ 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.


Discover the COA

Council on AgingThursday, August 14 @ 10am - 2pm
Ever wonder who the COA are, what do they do, or what can they do for you? The Council on Aging is so much more than many people realize. Come to the library to learn all about the COA and their fabulous services.


Anastasia Island Book Club

The Girl You Left BehindThursday, August 14 @ 6:45pm
Join us in this month's book club by reading The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes. France, 1916: Artist Edouard Lefevre leaves his young wife, Sophie, to fight at the front. When their small town falls to the Germans in the midst of World War II, Edouard's portrait of Sophie draws the eye of the new Kommandant. As the officer's dangerous obsession deepens, Sophie will risk everything--her family, her reputation, and her life--to see her husband again. Reserve it!


Family Movie with The Muppets

Family Movie EventFriday, August 15 @ 3pm
(PG) While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.


Friends of the Anastasia Island Library Mini Book Sale

AI FOL BooksaleSaturday, August 23 @ 10am - 3pm
Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire and support your local library at the same time. Visit us this Saturday for our sidewalk sale and pick out a book or two or twenty.


Kids All About Bugs Science Event

InsectsWednesday, August 27 @ 2:45pm
Kids can come into the library to learn all about bugs. We will have a number of buggy stations where kids can learn about insects and even a mosquito feeding area. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Library.



Gentle Stretching with Gina

Gentle StretchingFriday, August 29 @ 10:30am
This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and 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.


Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library

AI StorytimesBaby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes will resume September 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. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. 


Baby Story Times @ Island Mama Java

Library Story Times
Baby 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 will be there weekly with books, songs, rhymes, and fun activities for babies and their caretakers. 


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.



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

Mikki Sampo, 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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Meeting rooms can be reserved. Please click here for more information.
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