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ST. JOHNS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM | JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ANASTASIA ISLAND LIBRARYST. JOHNS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM

Anastasia Island Movie Club

Tuesday, June 4 @ 5:30pm
We will be resuming our Movie Club in June. For information about our next scheduled movie, call 209-3730 or email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us.

Kids LEGO Brick Club
Wednesday, June 5 @ 2:30pm
Come to 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.

Teens Recycled Computer Parts Craft
Thursday, June 6 @ 3pm
Teens are invited to visit the library to make awesome crafts out of old keyboard keys, motherboards, and other computer parts. We’ll have glue guns, wire, and more for you to create pencil holders, boxes, or whatever you can imagine from these computer parts.

Come RELAX with Raindrop Therapy
Thursday, June 6 @ 6pm  
Give your feet a treat with Raindrop Therapy using therapeutic oils. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy has been used for years as a highly effective method 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.

Family Movie Event with Escaped Aliens
Friday, June 7 @ 3pm
(PG) Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  Call 209-3730 for movie title.

Anastasia Island Book Club
Thursday, June 13 @ 6:45pm
Amor Towles delivers a sophisticated and entertaining debut novel about an irresistible young woman with an uncommon sense of purpose. Elegant and captivating, “Rules of Civility” turns a Jamesian eye on how spur-of-the-moment decisions define life for decades to come.

Summer Reading Program: Beach Crafts with Splat the Cat
Wednesday, June 19 @ 2:30pm – 4:30pm
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 and even a cool sand bottle buddy. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Teen Summer Reading Event: Zombiepalooza
Friday, June 21 @ 1:30pm
Teens (ages 12+) are invited to our Dead Man’s Party. We will be making some zombie felties and zombie Barbie dolls before we eat some great Romano’s pizza and watch the book to film: Warm Bodies (PG13).  This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Summer Reading Program: LB Reptiles @ the Library
Wednesday, June 26 @ 2:30pm & @ 3:30pm
Join us for an exciting Viva 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 Reptiles 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. To learn more about the LB Reptile Experience, visit their website at www.lbreptileexperience.com. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Teen Craft: Hemp & Bottle Cap Jewelry
Thursday, June 27 @ 3pm
Teens (ages 12+) are invited to the library to make some awesome hemp jewelry or keychains with bottle cap adornments. We’ll supply all the materials, you just need to show up and use your imagination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and donations made from local artists.

Toddler Festival
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. Nemours BrightStart will conduct early literacy screenings for children ages 3-5 years old. The St. Augustine Police Department will discuss bike safety and every child will receive a free bike helmet. You’ll want to bring your cameras to this extra special event for our youngest patrons.

Family Movie with Some Witches from the Land of Oz
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.

BARTRAM TRAIL LIBRARY

Beginner Genealogy Class: Session 2
Saturdays: June 1 @ 10:15am – 1:15pm

Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) is holding a four-session Beginner Genealogy Class, featuring research in the U.S., at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259. The topic for Saturday, June 1:

Researching in a Straight Line—Backwards, Session 2. Organization; Church Records; and Vital Records

These free sessions are for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Certificates of Completion will be given to those persons who attend at least three class dates. Register by sending an email to education@jaxgen.org with your name, address, and phone number.

International Affairs Discussion Group
Monday, June 3 @ 6:30pm
The International Affairs Discussion Group meets at 6:30pm to discuss international current events. The discussion is moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at Florida State College at Jacksonville. A reading list of suggested books and articles is available in time to prepare for the discussions. The topic this month is “U.S. and its Place in the Changing World.”

Just for Babies @ Bartram Trail
Just for Babies: Tuesdays @ 11:05am
Just for Babies is every Tuesday June 4th – July 30th. Bring your child to play, socialize and learn with others their age. This storytime is for children birth-to-15-months and their caregivers.

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, June 4 @ 6pm
Teens (Ages 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We’re showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, June 4 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (age 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

Family Storytimes @ Bartram Trail
Family Storytime:  Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Storytimes are every Wednesday June 5 – July 31st. This program is geared toward a wide range of ages including families with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-aged children. Programs include music, stories, and classroom-type interaction and last approximately 30 minutes.

Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, June 5 @ 4pm
The library is a great place to get your volunteer hours. Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Class size is limited; please call 827-6960 for registration information.

First Friday Florida Book Club
Friday, June 7 @ 10:15am
We’re doing a year-long celebration of Florida literature. Our June book: Margaret’s Story by Eugenia Price.

Book Sale
Saturday, June 8 @ 9:30am – 12pm
Do you love books? Do you love your library?  The Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library will hold this month’s book sale from 9:30am until 12pm – books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks will be available. Proceeds from the book sale support programs at the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Beginner Genealogy Class: Session 3
Saturday, June 8 @ 10:15am – 1:15pm

Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) (http://jaxgen.org) is holding a four-session Beginner Genealogy Class, featuring research in the U.S, at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259. The topic for Saturday, June 8: Researching in a Straight Line—Backwards, Session 3. Census Returns and Court Records

These sessions are for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Certificates of Completion will be given to those persons who attend at least three of the four class dates. Free parking is available at the Library and there is no charge for the class. Register by sending an email to education@jaxgen.org with your name, address, and phone number.

Family Bingo for Books
Saturday, June 8 @ 2pm
Looking for fun for the whole family? Come on in and play Bingo for Books from 2pm to 3pm today. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, June 11 @ 6pm
Adults and teens, age 14 and older, are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

Chess Club for Grades 5 – 12
Wednesday, June 12 @ 4pm
Check or Checkmate?  Do you play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play chess?  Wondering what the terms pins, ranks and skittles mean? If you’re in 5th through 12th grades and would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you. We’re meeting at 4pm on Wednesday–join us.

Thursday Night at the Movies
Thursday, June 13 @ 5:30pm
What would you do if you suddenly found out that your identity had been stolen and someone was living it up at your expense?  This comedy-crime flick starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy is rated R. Bring your own snacks. Please call 827-6960 for movie title.

Teen Financial Literacy Workshop (Ages 15-20)
Saturday, June 15 @ 10am to 3pm
Are you starting your first job, graduating from high school, or heading off to college? Whatever the reason, every teen needs to learn how to manage money. The St. Johns River Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the St. Johns County Public Library System are teaming up to offer this full day (10am to 3pm) workshop to teens age 15-20. Subjects covered will be budgeting, saving, personal investing, using credit wisely, avoiding identity theft and more. Class size is limited so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to register. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library and lunch will be provided.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Saturday, June 15 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic today at 10am.

Bartram Trail Book Club
Monday, June 17 @ 7pm
Our title this month is, Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung. Everyone is invited to attend the discussion. Light refreshments are provided.

Children’s Summer Film Festival
Tuesdays, June 18 & 25 @ 2pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen. Each week we’ll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it’s fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We’ll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks.

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, June 18 @ 6pm
Teens (Ages 12+) are you looking for something different to do tonight? We’re showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, June 18 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Ages 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

Florida Library Youth Programs (FLYP) Summer 2013 Events
Children’s Summer Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP) @ 10am Thursdays, June 20 – Aug 2 at Switzerland Community Church

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am on Thursdays, June 20 through July 25. Each program will be held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. These programs are brought to you by the Bartram Trail Branch Library of SJC, with many thanks to the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library and to the Switzerland Community Church for their generous support.

June 20: Saltwater Cowgirls
June 27:  LB Reptile Experience
July 11:  The Battersby Duo
July 18:  Jacksonville Zoo
July 25:  Magician Mark Alan

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Thursday, June 20 @ 10am
Weeds? Bugs? Bad soil? Having trouble making your gardens grow? Bring your questions and get solutions at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic today at 10am.

Teen Craft (grades 6 – 12): Decorate Your Own Tote Bag
Thursday, June 20 @ 2pm
You know you’ll need a bag to carry the books you’ll be reading this summer. Come on in and decorate one – keep it for yourself or give it to a friend. Class size is limited, so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to reserve your spot. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Beginner Genealogy Class: Session 4
Saturday, June 22 @ 10:15am – 1:15pm
Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) (http://jaxgen.org) is holding the final class of a four-session Beginner Genealogy Class, featuring research in the U.S., at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259. The topic for June 22:

Researching in a Straight Line—Backwards, Session 4. Resource Sources, Evidence Analysis, and Timelines

These sessions are for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Certificates of Completion will be given to those persons who attend at least three of the four class dates. Free parking is available at the Library and there is no charge for the class. Register by sending an email to education@jaxgen.org with your name, address, and phone number.

Teen Gamers
Saturday, June 22 @ 5 – 7pm
Teens (Ages 12+), bring your friends and come on out for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play the newest Halo game on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

Adult Crochet Group
Monday, June 24 @ 6pm
Adults and teens (Ages 14+) are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop off completed blankets and any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.

Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, June 25 beginning at 12pm

12pm – 1pm: iPad User Group: Smart phone and tablet users. Come to the fun discussion group to learn about tips, tricks, and awesome apps.

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Google Maps: Google Maps is much more than a tool to look up an address. Learn how to get turn-by-turn transportation directions, street view (great for armchair travel), how to create your own private maps, and how to access maps on your mobile device.

6:30pm – 7:30pm: Intro to Excel 2010: Whether you’re new to Excel or converting from an older version, this is the class to come to if you can’t find that button Microsoft hid this time.

Children’s Summer Film Festival
Tuesday, June 25 @ 2 pm
Is it too hot to be outside? Then come on in and watch a movie on our big screen.  Each week we’ll be showing a movie with a G or PG rating, so it’s fun for the whole family. Please call the Bartram Trail Branch Library at 827-6960 for movie titles and ratings. We’ll provide the snacks; bring your own drinks.

Children’s FLYP Event: “LB Reptile Experience”
Thursday, June 27 @ 10am
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 Event. LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles and more. This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation and care of these wonderful reptiles. http://www.lbreptileexperience.com/

Bartram Trail’s FLYP Programs take place at 10am and are held at the Family Activities Building (FAB) at Switzerland Community Church located at 2179 State Road 13. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Contact the library at 827-6960 for additional information. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

Teen Craft: Patriotic Flower Pot
Thursday, June 27 @ 2pm
Flower pots aren’t just for flowers. Teens (Ages 12+) are invited to come decorate a flower pot — sure, you can plant flowers in it, but it also makes a great organizer for your desk. Class size is limited, so call us at 827-6960 or stop by the desk to reserve your spot. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

HASTINGS BRANCH LIBRARY

Teen Lounge
Saturday, June 1 @ 1pm
Join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, use the computers, play board games, or just hang out with your friends in a fun and friendly environment. Guitars, a keyboard, and a violin are available if you feeling like getting musical.

Family Storytime
Friday, June 7 @ 10:30am
Today we’ll explore how to stay safe with people you don’t know. We’ll read The Berenstain Bears Learn about Strangers and other titles. We’ll also sing, role-play, and do a craft. You can never practice too much when it comes to staying safe. Join us.

Stay ‘n Play
Friday, June 7 @ 11am
No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax with other adults as your child plays. It’ll be fun for both of you.

Teen Book Club
Saturday, June 8 @ 10am
Clay Jannon used to be a web designer, but the Great Recession put an end to that gig. Now he works the night shift at a bookstore. But what kind of bookstore is it really? The customers never seem to buy anything and are oddly secretive. With the help of his friends, Clay embarks on a complex analysis of their behavior to figure out the mystery. Join us in our discussion of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

Teen Lounge
Saturday, June 8 @ 1pm
Join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, use the computers, play board games, or just hang out with your friends in a fun and friendly environment. Guitars, a keyboard, and a violin are available if you feeling like getting musical.

Family Storytime
Friday, June 14 @ 10am
Today we’ll read stories about the activity Hastings is famous for: farming.  Wear your overalls, if you have them, and join us for music, fun, and a craft.

Stay ‘n Play
Friday, June 14 @ 10:30am
No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax with other adults as your child plays. It’ll be fun for both of you.

Children’s Program: Aliens and Robots
Saturday, June 15 @ 1pm
Is it a takeover of planet Earth, beginning in Hastings? No, it’s just an alien and robot program for kids. Join us for stories, a cool craft, and a sweet treat.  If you want to dress up, come in costume.

Teen Tech Camp: Creating a Field of Dreams with Technology
Tuesday, June 18 @ 10am
Use iPod Touches and Mac hardware and software to put together an amazing creation. Instructional Technology Coordinators of SJC, Rose Kebe and Jesse Gates, will lead this fun-filled workshop. Teen Tech Camp is geared towards students in 5th to 9th grades.

FLYP Summer Reading Program
Wednesday, June 19 @ 10am
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 event, and kick off a summer of reading with the Spud Sisters! Join us for a fun-filled show including stories, songs, and audience participation! All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Please note: This event will take place in the Hastings Recreation Center gym, located at 400 E. Harris Street. Please ensure all guests wear rubber-soled shoes.

Teen Tech Workshop: Creating a Field of Dreams
Wednesday, June 19 @10am
Use iPod Touches and Mac hardware and software to put together an amazing creation. Instructional Technology Coordinators of SJC, Rose Kebe and Jesse Gates, will lead this fun-filled workshop. Teen Tech Camp is geared towards students in 5th to 9th grades.

Hastings Book Club
Thursday, June 20 @ 10am
The Hastings Book Club progresses through the history of detective fiction by reading a book written by one of three masters of the genre from the mid-nineteenth century: Wilke Collins (The Woman in White and Moonstone); Victor Hugo (Les Miserables); or Charles Dickens (The Mystery of Erin Drood). We will discuss the development of the fictional detective since its introduction by American story writer Edgar Allen Poe.

Teen Tech Workshop: Creating a Field of Dreams
Thursday, June 20 @ 10am
Use iPod Touches and Mac hardware and software to put together an amazing creation. Instructional Technology Coordinators of SJC, Rose Kebe and Jesse Gates, will lead this fun-filled workshop. Teen Tech Camp is geared towards students in 5th to 9th grades.

Meeting of the Friends of the Hastings Branch Library
Thursday, June 20 @ 6pm
Do you want to support your community and the Hastings Branch Library? Become a Friend of the Library. Friends help with special events, raise funds for crafts, refreshments, books, special guests, and other items needed for library programming, and they staff the bookstore. You’ll meet some nice people, too. Be a Friend.

Family Storytime
Friday, June 21 @ 10am
Join us as we celebrate the first day of summer. We’ll read stories such as A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee. There will be dancing and a craft, too.

Stay ‘n Play
Friday, June 21 @ 10:30am
No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax with other adults as your child plays. It’ll be fun for both of you.

Teen Lounge
Saturday, June 22 @ 1pm
Join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, use the computers, play board games, or just hang out with your friends in a fun, friendly environment. Guitars, a keyboard, and a violin are available if you feeling like getting musical.

FLYP Summer Reading Program
Wednesday, June 26 @ 10am
Join us for an exciting Viva Florida 500 event. The Florida Public Archeology Network presents Timucuan Pyrotechnology. In this hands-on program, children will learn about tools and uses of fire in by the Timucuans, a Native American tribe who lived in  Northeast and North Central Florida. All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Please note: This event will take place in the Hastings Recreation Center gym located at 400 E. Harris Street. Please ensure all guests wear rubber-soled shoes.

Teen Tech Workshop: Creating a Field of Dreams
Thursday, June 27 @10am
Use iPod Touches and Mac hardware and software to put together an amazing creation. Instructional Technology Coordinators of SJC, Rose Kebe and Jesse Gates, will lead this fun-filled workshop. Teen Tech Camp is geared towards students in 5th to 9th grades.

Family Storytime
Friday, June 28 @ 10:30am
Bring your flashlights because the theme this week is camping. We’ll read Kathryn Lasky’s Lucille Camps In and other stories. We’ll also do shadow puppets, sing, and do a craft.

Stay ‘n Play
Friday, June 28 @ 10:30am
No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax with other adults as your child plays. It’ll be fun for the both of you.

Teen Lounge
Saturday, June 29 @ 1pm
Join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, use the computers, play board games, or just hang out with your friends in a fun and friendly environment. Guitars, a keyboard, and a violin are available if you feeling like getting musical.

Computer Classes
Thursdays @ 10am
We offer group and one-on-one instruction on computers, whether you need to learn the basics or need help with something specific. Call 827-6970 to enroll in a class or set up an appointment today.

MAIN LIBRARY

Friends of the Library Book Sale Extravaganza
Tuesday, May 28 – Monday, June 3, from 10am – 5pm
At our second Book Sale of 2013, be sure to stock up for summer reading and choose from over 3,000 fiction titles and an extensive selection of cookbooks all a result of generous patron donations and all priced at $1. Other selections include classics; biographies and memoirs; history; travel; health; inspiration; art, music and poetry; foreign language; reference; nature; hobbies, music CD’s, and DVD’s all priced at $1 each. Children’s, young adult books, paperbacks, books on cassettes, and VHS movies will be priced at 50¢ each. On Tuesday, June 4, all remaining items will be available at special discount pricing from 10am – 2pm.

Basic PC Class
Wednesday, June 5 @ 10am
Not all mice eat cheese… come learn about the kind that don’t with Mr. Bob. This class is perfect for the beginning computer user. Call 827-6940 to sign up for this class.

It’s a MYSTERY Movie
Wednesday, June 5 @ 5:30pm
Join us for an evening out at the movies at your neighborhood library. Too bad we can’t tell you what we’ll be showing; that would spoil the mystery. Will it be a hot new thriller? A favorite classic? You’ll have to join us to find out. We’ll be serving popcorn & refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Movie will have a rating of PG or PG-13.

New Release Family Film Event
Thursday, June 6 @ 3pm
Celebrate the end of school with us cinematically.  Watching a new movie is a fun way to spend the afternoon for the whole family. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 for movie title and rating. There’s plenty of pillow seating and free organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane’s Natural Food Market.

Literary Lions Book Club: Killing Lincoln
Saturday, June 8 @ 10:30am
The anchor of The O’Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history — how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America’s Civil War finally comes to an end. President Abraham Lincoln’s terms for Robert E. Lee’s surrender are devised to heal a divided nation. But one man and his band of murderous accomplices are not appeased. In the midst of the patriotic celebrations, John Wilkes Booth — charismatic ladies’ man and impenitent racist — murders Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre.

Graphic Novel Workshop
Saturday, June 8 @ 2pm
Get GRAPHIC this weekend with a free two-part graphic novel workshop. Join Jacksonville graphic novelist, Andre R. Frattino, as he presents a brief session on the history and production of comic books and graphic novels. The second part of the workshop will be a hands-on opportunity for attendees to draw their own 6-panel comic strip. Andre will be happy to give tips and pointers, as well as, look at graphic artist portfolios. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Yoga Experience with Marlene
Monday, June 10 @ 10:30am
Did you know Yoga improves physical flexibility, strength, balance, and stamina? We’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress and relax, improve breathing and energy levels. Yoga can be a part of your unique, changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome to experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. This free class is presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
Monday, June 10 @ 1:30pm
Are you behind on your mortgage and facing foreclosure? Let the St. Johns Housing Partnership help you avoid scams and save your home. At this free workshop you’ll learn about various government-funded programs and their eligibility requirements. The St. Johns Housing Partnership is a non-profit organization, and there is never a charge to the homeowner for any of their services. Please call 819-1266 with questions or to sign up for this workshop.

Internet Class
Wednesday, June 12 @ 10am
Come take a drive on the information superhighway with Mr. Bob. No seatbelt required. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 to sign up for this great beginner’s class.

Summer Gaming
Thursday, June 13 @ 3pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play this summer at the Main Library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Complimentary snacks and soda will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County and Sony.

Gentle Stretch with Gina Marie
Friday, June 14 @ 10:30am
This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. The class 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, and a mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

Moments to Memoir
Saturday, June 15 @ 10am
Have you ever thought about writing your life story for yourself, your family, the world? In this fun and lively presentation, Patricia Charpentier of Writing Your Life walks you through the many approaches to writing personal and family history while giving you tips on how to get started. She uses every day language, humor, and real life examples in discussing how to organize your material and gather your story ideas. This free workshop is brought to you through a partnership between the Florida Writers Association Ancient City Chapter and the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Yoga Experience with Marlene
Monday, June 17 @ 10:30am
Did you know Yoga improves physical flexibility, strength, balance, and stamina? At this free session we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress and relax, improve breathing and energy levels. Yoga can be a part of your unique, changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome to experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.

Teen Rocking Summer Reading Party
Monday, June 17 @ 5pm
Come explore what lies Beneath the Surface. Young adults are invited to celebrate the beginning of summer with this cave party for our 2013 Summer Reading Program. Build your very own crystal garden, try not to break a tooth on rocky cupcakes, and win prizes playing games like stalagmite toss. The program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Relax with Raindrop Therapy
Tuesday, June 18 @ 6pm
Give your feet a treat with Raindrop Therapy using therapeutic oils. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy has been used for years as a highly effective method 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. Presented by licensed massage therapist, Gina Mercado.

Basic PC Class
Wednesday, June 19 @ 10am
Not all mice eat cheese… come learn about the kind that don’t with Mr. Bob. This class is perfect for the beginning computer user. Call 827-6940 to register for this class.

Spine Strengthening with Gina Marie
Wednesday, June 19 @ 10:30am
Strengthening the muscles that support your spine will help keep your back and upper body stable. Keeping these muscles strong can relieve back pain and prevent injuries. This simple workout is specifically designed to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches. This free class is presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

Florida Library Youth Programs (FLYP) Summer Events
Thursdays, June 20 – August 1 @ 3pm
The goal of the Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP) is to encourage children to become lifelong readers and library users.  This year, FLYP celebrates the theme, Dig into Reading. Please join us this summer for our exciting, free programs, sponsored in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.  We look forward to sharing our love of reading and libraries with YOU.
June 20:  Undersea Journeys
June 27:  It’s Alive! The Wild Side of Florida
July 11:  BATastic! Fabulous Florida Bats
July 18:  Underwater Archeology
July 25:  Swamp Stories
August 1: Turtle Talk

Children’s FLYP Event: Undersea Journeys
Thursday, June 20 @ 3pm
Sea Urchins, Mud Snails, Spiny Lobsters, Starfish, and Horseshoe Crabs are coming to visit the library this summer. School-age children can learn hands-on about Florida marine biology. Discover how the animals breathe, find and eat food, protect themselves and generally survive in their environment. This free program is sponsored in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Adult BINGO for Books
Thursday, June 20 @ 3:30pm
Do you love free books and playing Bingo? Come on out, make new friends, and win adult fiction and non-fiction books by playing Bingo. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Book prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Gentle Stretch with Gina Marie
Friday, June 21 @ 10:30am
This free class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. The class 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, and a mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Gina Mercado.

Yoga Experience with Marlene
Monday, June 24 @ 10:30am
Did you know Yoga improves physical flexibility, strength, balance, and stamina? At this free session, we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress and relax, improve breathing and energy levels. Yoga can be a part of your unique, changing lifestyle. First timers are very welcome to experience yoga with respect and gentleness in a comfortable environment. Presented by yoga instructor, Marlene Pitts.

Story STOP @ Main Library
Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, & 24 @ 10:30am
Start each week off the right way with a Story STOP.  Our library friends, Chris and Gina, host a short storytime full of fun stories for all ages. If your child loves books and reading, you are invited to join us. Just look for the STOP sign in the Children’s Department!

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
Monday, June 24 @ 1:30pm
Are you behind on your mortgage and facing foreclosure? Let the St. Johns Housing Partnership help you avoid scams and save your home. At this free workshop you’ll learn about various government-funded programs and their eligibility requirements. The St. Johns Housing Partnership is a non-profit organization, and there is never a charge to the homeowner for any of their services. Please call 819-1266 with questions and to sign up for this workshop.

Viva Florida 500 Event: Cooking From Your Florida Garden
Tuesday, June 25 @ 5:30pm
Many vegetables grow well in Florida including beets, carrots, onions, potatoes, radishes, turnips, summer squash, zucchini, and eggplant. A benefit of plentiful crops is a variety of tasty Florida recipes. Share an evening of Florida cooking with guest chef, Matt Ryan, for this special program in honor of Viva Florida 500 and Groundbreaking Reads, our Adult Summer Reading Program. The program is open, free to the public, and sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

Internet Class
Wednesday, June 26 @ 10am
Come take a drive on the information superhighway with Mr. Bob. No seatbelt required. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 to sign up for this great beginner’s class.

Summer Family Film Festival
Wednesdays, June 19 & 26 @ 1pm
Celebrate summertime with us cinematically. Each week we are showing a new release with a G or PG rating, so it’s fun for the whole family. Please call the Main Library at 827-6940 for movie titles and ratings. We’ll have plenty of pillow seating, lemonade, and free organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane’s Natural Food Market.

Summer Afternoon Gaming
Wednesdays, June 19 & 26 @ 3pm
School-age children, tweens, and teens choose what they want to play this summer at the Main Library. A selection of video game choices for X-box 360, PS3, & Wii consoles will be offered. Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be provided for players. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County and Sony.

Children’s FLYP Event: It’s Alive! The Wild Side of Florida
Thursday, June 27 @ 3pm
Want to know what you can do help protect the “wild side” of Florida? During this special visit by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, school-age children will learn ways they can preserve natural Florida. Some of the hands-on educational activities include: discovering which critters live in local waters, looking at macroinvertebrates under the microscope, testing water’s salinity, dissolved oxygen, measuring turpidity, and viewing Enviroscapes. This free program is sponsored in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH BRANCH LIBRARY

Adult Summer Reading Program
June 3 – August 3
Who says kids have all the fun? Starting the first week in June through the first week in August, adults can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program for weekly and grand prizes at the end of the program. Just submit a brief review of any book that you read during this time period and you’ll be entered for weekly and program end raffle drawings. The more you read, the more chances you have of winning. For more information, please call the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk.

Great Books Discussion Group
Monday, June 3 @ 3pm
The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading short stories from the Seven Deadly Sins Sampler.  The next “deadly sin” to be discussed will be “Gluttony.”  We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Teen Gaming Night
Wednesday, June 5 @5pm
All 13 – 18 year-olds are invited to have fun with your friends at the library and play “E” and “T”-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), Nintendo Wii, and X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Snacks will be served. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and our friends at Sony. Call 827-6950 for more details.

Computer Class: Internet Basics
Thursday, June 6 @ 11am
Learn how to access and navigate the Internet, as well as learn to do some basic searches.  Participants must have a basic knowledge of computers. Due to limited class size, pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please visit or call the Reference Department at 827-6950.

Summer Crafts with Teens
Saturday, June 15 @ 2pm
Children ages 5 – 11 are invited for a special monthly crafting event with the teens of Nease High School’s Arts in Motion Club in the PGA Media Room. All materials are provided.  Please Note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

Children’s Summer Reading Program (Florida Library Youth Program)
June 17 – August 3
All children, up to 5th grade, are invited to participate in FLYP which includes books and other prizes for reading and fun, weekly performances from magician Mark Alan, LB Reptile Experience, Saltwater Cowgirls, and much more. All performances, the celebratory ice cream party, and the new Scholastic book prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

Teen Summer Reading Program
June 17 – August 3
All rising 6th – 12th graders should stop by the Reference Desk after June 10 to pick up a summer reading bookmark review to participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program.  All reviews will be entered into a weekly raffle for two books from the prize cart. Three grand prize winners will each receive a gift certificate to Seymour’s Bookstore.  All prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Great Decisions
Monday, June 17 @ 4pm
We choose topics on current international issues for the following month for group discussion. This month’s topic focuses on “Intervention.” Our group welcomes new participants. The program is written and sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. Contact Bonnie Morrow with any questions at 285-6096 or bonimoro2601b@aol.com. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Third Annual Ponte Vedra Book Fair
Monday, June 17 @ 6pm
The third annual Ponte Vedra Book Fair introduces ten regional authors deserving of better recognition.  Each author will discuss their personal journeys, from writing to publication, and later will sign and sell their books. Sponsored by the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Friends of the Library.

LEGO Club for Tweens
Wednesday, June 19 @ 4pm
Tweens, in 4th – 7th grades, are invited to the library for an afternoon of fun building with Legos and hanging out. No registration is necessary and it’s free. Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for providing the Legos for this very special program, including our pink Legos. Tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club.

FLYP Event: The Spud Sisters (featuring Hastings Branch Library Youth Services Staff)
Thursday, June 20 @ 3:30pm
Kick off a summer of reading right with the always-fun Youth Services Librarians (Michelle and Beth) from the Hastings Branch Library, this year known as The Spud Sisters. Join us as they present an interactive program guaranteed to get the audience involved with stories, songs, and more. All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend; however, please be aware that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. FLYP events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Just for Babies and Family Storytimes: Summer Dates
Just for Babies (10:15am) and Family Storytimes (11am) Tuesdays in June and July
Thanks to our partnership with Ms. Suzanne of Bird Island Park, the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host Just for Babies (10:15am) and Family Storytime (11am) every Tuesday in June and July.

Ponte Vedra Library Book Club
Tuesday, June 25 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. Everyone is welcome. For further information please visit or contact the Reference Department at 827-6950.

Family Game Time
Wednesday, June 26 @ 3pm
The whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and many more. Simply use your library card, or driver’s license, to check out the games. All board games are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

FLYP Event: LB Reptile Experience
Thursday, June 27 @ 2:30pm and 3:30pm (repeat show)
Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather 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. All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend; however, please be aware that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. FLYP events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

SOUTHEAST BRANCH LIBRARY

Knotty Knitters
Saturday, June 1 @ 11am
Everyone is welcome to join us as we continue the Southeast Branch’s knitting club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are welcome and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Just for Babies
Wednesday, June 5 @ 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 will be “Down on the Farm” this summer. Old MacDonald had a farm EIEIO. And on his farm he had a…PIG. Receive a goody bag when you attend Just for Babies for the first time.

Family Storytime
Wednesday, June 5 @ 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. Let’s “Dig into Reading” with some fun stories about dirt and getting messy.

Summer Family Film Fest

Thursday, June 6 @ 2pm
At Southeast, we’re digging up the classics. Read these classic stories as a family then come to the library to see the movie.  Please note that this is a family event and children must be supervised at all times. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Take a jolly holiday with a magical nanny in this 1964 musical re-telling of a classic story by P.L. Travers. This movie is rated G.

Snack Attack
Friday, June 7 @ 2pm
Hey kids, join the Southeast Snack Attack Club @ 2pm every Friday from June 7th – August 2nd.  Enjoy a light snack and listen to Miss Kristine read aloud one of the 2013-2014 Sunshine State Books for grades 3-5. We will be reading Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger. Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.

Teen Coffeehouse
Saturday, June 8 @ 2pm
We invite all teen artists, poets, and scholars to share your drawings, sketches, poems, stories… anything. We will meet in the Teen Lounge and share our art and the art of others. Don’t forget to bring your mug – hot chocolate, apple cider, and tea will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Learn some tips and tricks about writing poetry from Ponte Vedra poet, Carolee Bertisch. She will be doing an informal poetry workshop, so bring your own poetry to share with her.

Teen/Tween Survival Cooking
Tuesday, June 11 @ 6pm
St. Augustine Food Faves:  Eat like the Spanish and the Minorcans in the days of old. Learn to cook shrimp ‘n’ grits ‘n’ corn fritters and celebrate Viva Florida 500. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please call 827-6900 to register for this free program.

Just for Babies
Wednesday, June 12 @ 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 will be “Down on the Farm” this summer. Old MacDonald had a farm EIEIO. And on his farm he had a… DUCK. Receive a goody bag when you attend Just for Babies for the first time.

Family Storytime
Wednesday, June 12 @ 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. Let’s “Dig into Reading” with books about ducks and a special field trip outside to visit our very own Library Ducks.  Feel free to bring fresh lettuce or vegetable peelings (please, no bread) to feed to the library ducks, Peep and Squeak.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, June 12 @ 2pm
Celebrate the beginning of summer reading with our wackiest Wednesday yet. Build catapults from scratch and see how far you can launch water balloons at the opposing team. Summer reading logs will be available for pick up and snow cones will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Parents, please note that this program will take place outside in the library courtyard and EVERYONE will get wet. Bathing suits and cover-ups for children are recommended; shoes are required.

St. Augustine Travel Club Presents: Stockholm & Helsinki
Tuesday, June 12 @ 3pm
Everyone is invited to join us for our free St. Augustine Travel Club get together. Come and learn all about these beautiful and historic Scandinavian cities. Your host for the afternoon is Peter Dytrych. Call 797-3736 for additional information.

Summer Family Film Fest
Thursday, June 13 @ 2pm
We’re digging up the classics. Read these classic stories as a family then come to the library to see the movie. Please note that this is a family event and children must be supervised at all times. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Meet a little girl who brings good will and happiness to all those she meets. This 1960 movie is rated G.

Snack Attack
Friday, June 14 @ 2pm
Hey kids, join the Southeast Snack Attack Club @ 2pm every Friday from June 7th – August 2nd. Enjoy a light snack and listen to Miss Kristine read aloud one of the 2013-2014 Sunshine State Books for grades 3-5. We will continue reading Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger. Lenny Flem, Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.

Knotty Knitters
Friday, June 14 @ 3pm
Everyone is welcome to join us as we continue the Southeast Branch’s knitting club: The Knotty Knitters. All ages and abilities are welcome and instruction can be provided to beginners. Make new friends and learn a new craft.

Middle Eastern Dance Class
Saturday, June 15 @ 11am
Join us for an afternoon of dance and culture with Instructor Liz Rizzolo. This class is free and no previous experience is required.

Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, June 18 @ 6:30pm
Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular Wednesday storytime where we do storytime backwards. Arts and crafts come first and then we will wind down with some favorite stories. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children. Let’s “Dig into Reading” by taking some undersea journeys into the ocean, the sea, and the bottom of a goldfish bowl!  Parents, please note that this is the same storytime we will be doing on Wednesday, June 19.

Just For Babies
Wednesday, June 19 @ 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 will be “Down on the Farm” this summer. Old MacDonald had a farm EIEIO. And on his farm he had a… CAT. Receive a goody bag when you attend Just for Babies for the first time.

Family Storytime

Wednesday, June 19 @ 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. Let’s “Dig into Reading” by taking some undersea journeys into the ocean, the sea, and the bottom of a goldfish bowl.

Summer Reading Program: Undersea Journeys

Wednesday, June 19 @ 2pm
Explore the wonders of the ocean and Florida marine life with interactive, hands-on activities. This Viva Florida 500 event is geared toward school-aged children and is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

Summer Family Film Fest

Thursday, June 20 @ 2pm

We’re digging up the classics. Read these classic stories as a family then come to the library to see the movie. Please note that this is a family event and children must be supervised at all times. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Journey under the sea with Captain Nemo in a futuristic submarine called the Nautilus in this exciting science fiction classic. This 1954 live action movie is rated G.

Movie Night at Southeast (rated PG-13)
Thursday, June 20 @ 6pm
Everyone is invited to the Southeast Branch to watch this free newly-released movie about a zombie who, after rescuing a human survivor, starts to become increasingly more human. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

Snack Attack
Friday, June 21 @ 2pm
Hey kids, join the Southeast Snack Attack Club @ 2pm every Friday from June 7th – August 2nd. Enjoy a light snack and listen to Miss Kristine read aloud one of the 2013-2014 Sunshine State Books for grades 3-5. We will continue reading Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger. Lenny Flem, Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.

Teen Financial Literacy Workshop (Ages 15-20)
Saturday, June 22 from 10am to 3pm
Are you starting your first job, graduating from high school, or heading off to college? Whatever the reason, every teen needs to learn how to manage money. The St. Johns River Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the St. Johns County Public Library System are teaming up to offer this full day (10am to 3pm) workshop to teens age 15-20. Subjects covered will be budgeting, saving, personal investing, using credit wisely, avoiding identity theft and more. Class size is limited so call us at 827-6900 or stop by the Youth Services Desk to register. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library and lunch will be provided.

Just for Babies
Wednesday, June 26 @ 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 will be “Down on the Farm” this summer. Old MacDonald had a farm EIEIO. And on his farm he had a… CHICKEN. Receive a goody bag when you attend Just for Babies for the first time.

Family Storytime
Wednesday, June 26 @ 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. Let’s “Dig into Reading” with a walk on the wild side. We’ll explore the jungle, the prairie, and the zoo.

Summer Reading Program: It’s Alive! The Wild Side of Florida
Wednesday, June 26 @ 2pm
Want to know what you can do help protect the “wild side” of Florida? During this special visit by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, school-age children will learn ways they can improve natural Florida. This Viva Florida 500 event is geared toward school-aged children. This program is sponsored by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

Summer Family Film Fest
Thursday, June 27 @ 2pm
We’re digging up the classics. Read these classic stories as a family then come to the library to see the movie. Please note that this is a family event and children must be supervised at all times. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. This is an Academy Award-winning film adaptation of Marjorie Kinnan Rawling’s novel about a boy’s attachment to a young deer. This 1946 movie is rated G.

Southeast Book Club: The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Thursday, June 27 @ 6:45pm
Please join us in our discussion of this novel which covers the relationship between various members of a Parisian apartment building. This novel became the top-selling book in France in 2007. New members are always welcome.

Snack Attack
Friday, June 28 @ 2pm
Hey kids, join the Southeast Snack Attack Club @ 2pm every Friday from June 7th – August 2nd. Enjoy a light snack and listen to Miss Kristine read aloud one of the 2013-2014 Sunshine State Books for grades 3-5. We will continue reading Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger. Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.

Teen Gaming Tournament
Saturday, June 29 @ 2pm
Do you have what it takes to beat our Southeast Gaming Grand Master? Practice your Mario Kart skills during the month of June in our Galaxy Game Room and then come to the Mario Kart tournament for a chance to beat our Grand Master. Pizza and prizes will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Contact the library at 827-6900 for Galaxy Game Room hours.

Contact

Angelina Gervasi

Office Coordinator

St. Johns County Public Library System

Administrative Office

6670 US 1 South

St. Augustine, FL  32086

904.827.6931

904.827.6930 fax

www.sjcpls.org

 

 

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