Southeast Branch

Little Ones Storytime

ipadWednesday, April 16 @ 10:30am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Duffy the Storytime Bear is looking forward to meeting you under the parachute. Older siblings are welcome to stick around for Family Storytime right after.

We now know our numbers 1-10.  Let's learn about numbers in real life!

 

National Library Week: Family Storytime

national library week 2014Wednesday, April 16 @ 11am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is geared toward a wide range of ages, including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children.

How much do you love your library?  This much?  THIS MUCH?  In honor of National Library Week we will be reading stories about libraries and books.

 

Celebrate Teen Literature Day: Book Talks

filmAccepting Submission through Thursday, April 17

Attention teens: We are seeking Book Talks that celebrate teen literature to post on the Southeast Blog. Book Talks may be no more than 30 seconds and must be about a teen book. Fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels are all acceptable. Book Talks need to be submitted to Miss Kristine or Miss Alex by Thursday, April 17. Call the library at 827-6900 for more information.

 

Southeast Movie Night

movie nightThursday, April 17 at 6pm

Based on a powerful true story of a woman who spends most of her life searching for the son she gave up for adoption, and led by note-perfect performances from Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, this newly released PG-13 film offers a profoundly affecting drama for adult film-goers of all ages. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

 

Understanding Your Unconscious

Tuesday, April 22 @ 10 am

Everyone is welcome to join author Dave Shave at the Southeast Branch Library for this three-part workshop (other classes will be April 29 & May 6 at 10 am).  Shave will share information on exploring your unconscious in order to improve your life and the way you feel.

People's Law School: Should You Ever Put Someone Else's Name on Your Deed?

Tuesday, April 22 @ 4pm

Everyone is invited to attend this one-hour legal class at the Southeast Branch Library. All People's Law School classes are free and are presented by St. Johns Legal Aid Staff. 

 

Earth Day Nature Film

chimpanzeeTuesday, April 22 @ 6pm

In honor of Earth Day, children, teens, and families are invited to view a film about an adorable baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. This film is rated G. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Little Ones Storytime

ipadWednesday, April 23 @ 10:30am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Duffy the Storytime Bear is looking forward to meeting you under the parachute. Older siblings are welcome to stick around for Family Storytime right after.

Let's review our numbers 1-10!

 

Family Storytime

family storytimeWednesday, April 23 @ 11am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is geared toward a wide range of ages, including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children.

We'll be reading stories about frogs this week.  Ribbit!

 

Southeast Bookclub: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Thursday, April 24 at 6:45pm

This riveting story concerns a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factions - religious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, and politicians - trapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world. New members are always welcome.

 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, April 25 at 3pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Read to Rover

maddieSaturday, April 26 @ 11am

Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.

Come visit with Maddie, Clifford, and Cookie. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.

 

Understanding Your Unconscious

Tuesday, April 29 at 10 am

Everyone is welcome to join author Dave Shave at the Southeast Branch Library for this three-part workshop (other classes will be April 22 & May 6 at 10 am).  Shave will share information on exploring your unconscious in order to improve your life and the way you feel.

Little Ones Storytime

ipadWednesday, April 30 @ 10:30am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for quality time with your baby or toddler. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays, games, and so much more during this lapsit program. Duffy the Storytime Bear is looking forward to meeting you under the parachute. Older siblings are welcome to stick around for Family Storytime right after.

It's time for a Birthday Party to celebrate learning our numbers!  How many candles will be on your cupcake?

 

Family Storytime

family storytimeWednesday, April 30 @ 11am

Join Miss Kristine and Miss Alex every Wednesday for a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts. This program is geared toward a wide range of ages, including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children.

Be a wilderness explorer at storytime this week!

 

El Día de los Libros: Book Fiesta Bingo

book fiestaWednesday, April 30 @ 3pm

Celebrate Children’s Book Day aka Día with a game of multilingual picture bingo.  Win books and sweet treats from around the world.  This is a family program for children of all ages.

 

Knotty Knitters

Friday, May 2 at 3 pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

School House Rock!

school house rockSaturday, May 3 @ 2pm

The St. Augustine Community Theater will present a sing-and-dance along performance of School House Rock Live! Junior at the library.  This performance is part of the Cheers for Peers Community Outreach Program and features music and dance from the cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs.

 

Understanding Your Unconscious

Tuesday, May 6 at 10 am

Everyone is welcome to join author Dave Shave at the Southeast Branch Library for this three-part workshop (other classes will be April 22 & April 29 at 10 am).  Shave will share information on exploring your unconscious in order to improve your life and the way you feel.

Knotty Knitters

Friday, May 9 at 3 pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Read to Rover

cookieSaturday, May 10 @ 11am

Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.

Come visit with Maddie, Clifford, and Cookie. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.

 

People's Law School: Do You Need a Will?

Tuesday, May 13 @ 4pm

Everyone is invited to attend this one-hour legal class at the Southeast Branch Library. All People's Law School classes are free and are presented by St. Johns Legal Aid Staff. 

 

People's Law School -“Do You Need a Will? What If You Die Without One?”

Tuesday, May 13 at 4 pm

Everyone is invited to attend this one-hour legal class at the Southeast Branch Library. All People's Law School classes are free and are presented by St. Johns Legal Aid Staff.

Children's Book Week: Music, Rhythm and Motion with Yehaa Bob!

Bob JacksonTuesday, May 13 @ 6pm

Bob Jackson of Orlando and Disney fame brings his interactive show of comedy, music, and fun to St. Augustine.  This sing-along show incorporates comedy, music, and fun to educate children on the different aspects of music and to encourage the appreciation of music in everyday life.  In celebration of Children's Book Week, books about music will be on display and available for checkout with a valid St. Johns County Public Library card.
 
Bob Jackson has been bringing laughter and music to audiences at Walt Disney World for more than sixteen years. Bob was awarded the Disney Legacy Award in 2013. Bob combines his great boogie woogie piano skills with comedy and sing-along to create a unique audience interactive experience.

See a sample of Bob's show here.

 

St. Augustine Travel Club, "The French Riviera"

Wednesday, May 14 at 3 pm

Join us for our FREE St. Augustine Travel Club get together.  The main focus of the club is to educate, inform, and enjoy armchair travel, so please come and hear all about this beautiful region of France. 

Blood Drive at Southeast

Thursday, May 15 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Help save lives. Please stop by the Southeast Library and donate a moment of your time... and some blood. To save time, call Cheryl at 827-6900 to make an appointment.

Wi$eMoney Week, Adult Financial Planning Workshops

Thursday, May 15 from 3-8 pm

3-4:30 pm ~Estate Planning,  6-7:30 pm ~Social Security       Instructors from the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants will be offering these FREE adult workshops.  Attendees may participate in either or both of these classes.  Please register for one or more workshops by contacting the library at (904) 827-6900.

Knotty Knitters

Friday, May 16 at 3 pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Teen Coffeehouse

martial artsSaturday, May 17 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars!  Hang out with Mr. Jim from All American Martial Arts and learn how board breaking = better grades.  Bring your drawings, poems, short stories, or anything else you want to share with this talented group of teens.  Don't forget your mug - coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be provided. 


Turtle Talk With Jade

turtleTuesday, May 20 @ 4pm

Celebrate World Turtle Day by learning some cool new facts about turtles with Jade of the St. Johns County Environmental Division.  She'll teach you about the turtles in our area and why they need our help.  This hands-on experience will include a craft at the end.  This program is geared toward kids, but will be enjoyed by all ages.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library and the St. Johns County Environmental Division. 


Knotty Knitters

Friday, May 23 at 3 pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Read to Rover

cliffordSaturday, May 24 @ 11am

Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.

Come visit with Maddie, Clifford, and Cookie. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.

 

Southeast Bookclub, "The Burgess Boys"

Thursday, May 29 at 6:45 pm

Please come and join us for a discussion about this beautifully written novel.  With a rare combination of brilliant storytelling, exquisite prose, and remarkable insight into character, Elizabeth Strout has brought to life two deeply human protagonists whose struggles and triumphs will resonate with readers long after they turn the final page.  New members are always welcome.

Knotty Knitters

Friday, May 30 at 3 pm

Everyone is welcome to join the Southeast Branch's Knitting Club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are encouraged to join and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Genealogy Basics

Tuesday, June 3 at 1 pm

First in a series of 4 classes (June 3, 10, 17 & 24) covering the basic methods, techniques and sources to discover your family history including researching online and offline; citing your sources; organizing files, documents and images and other useful skills.  Sponsored by the St. Augustine Genealogical Society and led by Holly Timm, who is a genealogical researcher with 40 years of experience in the field.

Genealogy Basics

Tuesday, June 10 at 1 pm

Second in a series of 4 classes (June 3, 10, 17 & 24) covering the basic methods, techniques and sources to discover your family history including researching online and offline; citing your sources; organizing files, documents and images and other useful skills.  Sponsored by the St. Augustine Genealogical Society and led by Holly Timm, who is a genealogical researcher with 40 years of experience in the field.

Genealogy Basics

Tuesday, June 17 at 1 pm

Third in a series of 4 classes (June 3, 10, 17 & 24) covering the basic methods, techniques and sources to discover your family history including researching online and offline; citing your sources; organizing files, documents and images and other useful skills.  Sponsored by the St. Augustine Genealogical Society and led by Holly Timm, who is a genealogical researcher with 40 years of experience in the field.

Genealogy Basics

Tuesday, June 24 at 1 pm

Last in a series of 4 classes (June 3, 10, 17 & 24) covering the basic methods, techniques and sources to discover your family history including researching online and offline; citing your sources; organizing files, documents and images and other useful skills.  Sponsored by the St. Augustine Genealogical Society and led by Holly Timm, who is a genealogical researcher with 40 years of experience in the field.

 

Hours
Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am - 8pm
Wed., Fri. 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed

Contact
Cheryl Hirschi, Branch Manager
Kristine Benoit, Youth Services
Todd Booth, Reference
Kristen Mangus, Circulation
Telephone: (904) 827-6900
Fax: (904) 827-6905
libse@sjcfl.us *

Location
6670 US 1 South
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
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Friends of the Southeast Branch Library
Southeast Friends Application
President: Harriet Levy
folsepres@gmail.com
www.folse.us

 

Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
Both the Large Meeting Room & Small Conference Room can be reserved. Please click here for more information & download the PDF Application.

*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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