Anastasia Island Branch

Children's Book Week: Kids Paper Craft Afternoon

Paper CraftingWednesday, May 6 @ 2:30pm

Kids and tweens can come into the library to create torn paper collages, a bowl made completely from paper scraps, and cool prints using everyday objects and food as stamps! *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, May 7 @ 11am

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Registration and experience are not required. Wear 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.

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy!

Raindrop TherapyThursday, May 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.

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, May 8 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Silly Stories Puppet Show

Silly Puppet ShowWednesday, May 13 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm

Lucy and all of your favorite puppet friends will be on hand to tell their favorite stories during their silly puppet sow featuring three of their favorite stories: The Interrupting Chicken, I Want My Hat Back, and Is Everyone Ready For Fun? After the puppet show, feel free to stay and chat with the actors!

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, May 14 @ 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 Sandcastle Girls

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
Thursday, May 14 @ 6:45pm 

This spellbinding tale travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012--Parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past. Join us for a lively discussion. Reserve it!

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, May 15 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, May 21st @ 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.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, May 28 @ 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.

 

Baby/Spanish Storytimes in the Children's Department!

Spanish StorytimesFridays @ 10:15am in the Childrens Department

Join us every Friday for a fun Spanish/English storytime in the Children's Department. We will have lapsits for babies, rhymes, stories, music, and more. This storytime is conducted in both English and Spanish and is geared toward children and parents learning Spanish, but all are welcome. Bienveniedos a todos!

 

Spine-Chat Live with Dr. Ron

Spine-Chat with Dr. RONTuesdays, June 2 @ 12pm

If you have back pain, neck pain, pinched nerves, or sciatica you need to know what you can do to help yourself and what to avoid so the problem doesn’t worsen. This program will teach you that. You will also learn how to make wise, individually appropriate, and cost effective treatment choices. In under an hour, Dr. Ronald D. Fudala, a Chiropractic Neurologist, will put you in the driver’s seat of your recovery. The cost is FREE. The information PRICELESS.

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Anastasia Island Movie ClubTuesday, June 2 @ 5:30pm

We have a new foreign film selected for you, which is sure to delight! Bring a friend or a comfortable pillow along to enjoy the movie with. Snacks provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library. For more information, or the name of this month's film, call the library at 209-3730.

 

 

Wednesday Morning Storytimes Resume June 3!

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

Storytimes are on break during May so we can plan for summer.  We will resume storytimes on June 3. 
 
Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months of age. 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. We look forward to seeing you. 


Kids Summer Program: Shadow Puppet Theater

Sylvester and the Magic PebbleWednesday, June 3 @ 2:30pm
School is just about over, so come celebrate by watching Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by W. Steig and Don't be Afraid Little Pip by K. Wilson made into shadow puppet shows!  After, you can even create your own shadow puppets and play with them in our theater!

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy!

Raindrop TherapyThursday, June 4 @ 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.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, June 11 @ 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 Butterfly's Daughter

The Butterfly's Daughter by Mary Alice Monroe
Thursday, June 11 @ 6:45pm 

Following the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico, Luz Avila arrives in San Antonio to find her aunt and meets her mother, who she had always believed dead. Now Luz must face her mother's reappearance in her life and get her grandmother's ashes to Mexico for the Day of the Dead. Join us for a lively discussion. Reserve it!

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, June 12 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Friends of the Library FLASH BOOK SALE - Don't miss it!

AI FOL BooksaleWednesday, June 17 @ 2 - 5pm

Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you books...and that's kind of the same thing, right? The Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library will be holding a special one-day, afternoon book sale in the front hallway, featuring a smattering of popular works. All proceeds of the book sale and donations to the Friends of the Library help support programs and services offered by the Anastasia Island Library. For more information, call 209-3730.

 

Kids Summer Program: Mark Alan, Magician!

 

Mark Alan, MagicianWednesday, June 17 @ 2:30pm & 3:30pm

Meet Mark Alan, Magician - Local Magic Star!!!  Come and be a part of his interactive hilarious magic show!  http://www.markalanmagic.net/ Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, June 18 @ 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.

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, June 19 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Island Yoga with Marlene

stretchingThursday, June 25 @ 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.

 

Belly Dance Basics

Learn to Belly DanceTuesdays, June 16, 23, 30 @ 11am

Bellydance Basics is a class that's good for beginners to Middle Eastern dance. Classes will focus on understanding the movements that create the foundation of all styles of bellydance. We will break down basic bellydance isolations and steps while experiencing a low-impact workout. No prior dance experience is necessary. Suggested attire: Be comfortable! Exercise / yoga pants with a fitted shirt or tank top is fine. Bare feet, socks, or dance shoes are acceptable, but no sneakers please. Any type of scarf or shawl to tie around your hips will be useful, but not required. Need more info? Visit www.staugustinebellydance.com, email morendancer@yahoo.com, or call 904-806-7857.

 

Relax with Raindrop Therapy!

Raindrop TherapyThursday, July 2 @ 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.

 

Spine-Chat Live with Dr. Ron

Spine-Chat with Dr. RONTuesday, July 7 @ 12pm

If you have back pain, neck pain, pinched nerves, or sciatica you need to know what you can do to help yourself and what to avoid so the problem doesn’t worsen. This program will teach you that. You will also learn how to make wise, individually appropriate, and cost effective treatment choices. In under an hour, Dr. Ronald D. Fudala, a Chiropractic Neurologist, will put you in the driver’s seat of your recovery. The cost is FREE. The information PRICELESS.

 

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Anastasia Island Movie ClubTuesday, July 7 @ 5:30pm

We have a new foreign film selected for you, which is sure to delight! Bring a friend or a comfortable pillow along to enjoy the movie with. Snacks provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library. For more information, or the name of this month's film, call the library at 209-3730.

 

 

Anastasia Island Book Club

I'll Be Seeing You

I'll Be Seeing You by Suzanne Hayes
Thursday, July 9 @ 6:45pm 

Two women forge a friendship during World War II through their letters to each other, allowing them to survive the loneliness and uncertainty of waiting on the home front and giving them the courage to face the battles raging in their very own backyards. Join us for a lively discussion. Reserve it!

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, July 10 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club

LEGO Coding ClubFriday, July 17 @ 3:30pm

Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. Want to do even more building, but a different kind? Kids and tweens can come into the library to learn with us during our Hour of Code! We will have some iPads for kids to share, or bring in your own tablet. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Belly Dance Basics

Learn to Belly DanceTuesdays, July 14, 21, 28 @ 11am

Bellydance Basics is a class that's good for beginners to Middle Eastern dance. Classes will focus on understanding the movements that create the foundation of all styles of bellydance. We will break down basic bellydance isolations and steps while experiencing a low-impact workout. No prior dance experience is necessary. Suggested attire: Be comfortable! Exercise / yoga pants with a fitted shirt or tank top is fine. Bare feet, socks, or dance shoes are acceptable, but no sneakers please. Any type of scarf or shawl to tie around your hips will be useful, but not required. Need more info? Visit www.staugustinebellydance.com, email morendancer@yahoo.com, or call 904-806-7857.

 

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.

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