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Anastasia Island Library – June 2015 Programs & Events

 

Baby/Spanish Storytimes in the Children’s Departmentsjcpl
Fridays @ 10:15am in the Children’s 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!

Teen & Adult Summer Reading Program @ Anastasia Library
June 1 – August 1

Who says kids have all the fun? Teens and adults can participate in our Summer Reading Program from June 1 through August 1. Play some Tic-Tac-Toe to win free books and write book reviews to be entered into our system-wide grand prize drawing! The more you read the more chances you have to win. For more information, please call the library at 209-3730 or visit the Service Desk. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Storytimes @ Anastasia Island Library
Baby/Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes run June 3 – August 5.  

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.

Grades 3-5 SSYRA Book Club: A Snicker of Magic
Thursdays, June 18 – July 30 @ 1pm

Join RB Hunt Assistant Principal, Ms. Knight for her book club at the Anastasia Island Library! This year’s selection is A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd. Make new friends, have good discussions, and fun at the pizza finale. Knock out an SSYRA book over the summer! FREE!! The Anastasia Island Friends will supply your book.  “Midnight Gulch used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before a curse drove the magic away. Twelve-year-old Felicity knows all about things like that; her nomadic mother is cursed with a wandering heart. But when she arrives in Midnight Gulch, Felicity thinks her luck’s about to change.” Space is limited; call 209-3730 to sign up!

Island Yoga with Marlene
Thursday, June 11 @ 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.

Anastasia Island Book Club

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.

Kids Summer Program: YogaKids
Fridays, June 12, 19 @ 1:30pm

Friday, June 26 @ 4pm
Kids ages 4-8 can practice YogaKids with Diane Appel, YKA. Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches, exercises and activities. Please wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat. For more information, please contact Diane Appel at . Space is limited. Call 209-3730 to register for this series of classes. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club
Friday, 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. No registration and it’s FREE.

Saturday Afternoon Movie
Saturday, June 13 @ 2pm

(PG13) Come in off the beach to see a fun Saturday movie! You’re welcome to bring your own snacks or eat some of ours provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  In this week’s movie, four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country’s reigning robotics champion, MIT.  Please call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

Kids Summer Reading Program

June 14 – August 1
Starting June 14, all children are invited to start marking their reading logs for each day he/she reads, is read to, or attends a library program and win prizes for reading. This summer’s theme is Every Hero Has a Story, and we hope you will join us for a heroic summer of reading and spending time at your library! *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Friends of the Library FLASH BOOK SALE – Don’t miss it!
Wednesday, 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 Branch Library. For more information, call 209-3730.

Kids Summer Program: Mark Alan, Magician!
Wednesday, 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
Thursday, June 18 @ 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.

Kids LEGO Brick & Coding Club
Friday, June 19 @ 3:30pm

Visit the library and 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.

Saturday Afternoon Movie
Saturday, June 20 @ 2pm

(PG13) Come in off the beach to see a fun Saturday movie! You’re welcome to bring your own snacks or eat some of ours provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  In this week’s movie, a young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.  Please call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

Kids Summer Program: Beach Crafts!
Wednesday, June 24 @ 2:30pm

Thought all the sand was at the beach?  We have some fun sand-themed crafts you can only find here… at the library. Kids can come into the library to play with sand Floam, make sand magnets and other cool sand crafts!  *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Island Yoga with Marlene
Thursday, June 25 @ 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.

Unlikely Heroes: Teen Movie, Pizza and Craft!
Friday, June 26 @ 1pm

(PG13) A terrifying “theme park” on a private island off the Dominican Republic is inhabited by prehistoric monsters, causing shock, terror, and horror to the invited guests.  Teens (ages 12-17) can come in out of the heat to watch the movie that started the Jurassic craze while eating pizza and making a cool craft. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Saturday Afternoon Movie
Saturday, June 27 @ 2pm

(PG13) Come in off the beach to see a fun Saturday movie! You’re welcome to bring your own snacks or eat some of ours provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.  In this week’s movie, a cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.  Please call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

Belly Dance Basics
Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30 @ 11am

Belly dance Basics is a class that’s good for beginners of Middle Eastern dance. Classes will focus on understanding the movements that create the foundation of all styles of belly dance. We will break down basic belly dance isolations and steps while experiencing a low-impact workout. No prior dance experience is necessary. Suggested attire: Be comfortable! 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.staugustinebelly dance.com, email , or call 904-806-7857.

St. Johns County Public Library
101 Library Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
(904) 827-6950
http://sjcpls.org/

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