Anastasia Island Branch Library Events

The St. Johns County Public Library System reported its plans for entertaining and educational events in store for Historic City News readers this month.

Anastasia Island Branch Library Events
Telephone: (904) 209-3730 Fax: (904) 209-3735
Email: libai@sjcfl.us

Movie Club
Tuesday, October 4 @ 5:30 pm – When extremely wealthy Harold (Bud Cort) is not staging his own suicide, he’s crashing funerals. This morbid young man falls in love with fellow funeral-crasher, Maude (Ruth Gordon), a woman fifty years his senior whose lust for life surpasses his preoccupation with death in this unlikely romance. A darkly humorous cult classic. For further information, please email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us or call 904-209-3730. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Baby / Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 5 @ 10:15 am – Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, October 5 @ 11 am – Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for stories, songs and a simple craft. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Family Movie: “A Disney Halloween Classic”
Wednesday, October 5 @ 2:30 pm – (G) Marnie convinces the Halloweentown Council to send several teenagers to her high school in the mortal world, she even promises to give up her magic if any harm comes to them. But soon, Marnie and her new friends are in trouble and out of luck when the evil Knight Of The Iron Dagger appears. He’s determined to destroy all things magical, and it’s up to Marnie to save her high school, the human world, and her magic. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.

Book Club: “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt”
Thursday, October 6 @ 7 pm – This month’s book will be Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Tracy Chevalier. All are welcome to come and join the lively discussion.

Family Movie Event: “A Disney-Nature Film”
Friday, October 7 @ 3:30 pm – (PG) An epic documentary set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a once banished lion. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.

Guest Speaker: “Voice of the Dolphins” with Hardy Jones
Saturday, October 8 @ 2 pm – In The Voice of the Dolphins, award-winning filmmaker, Hardy Jones describes three decades of work with dolphins. In 1978, Jones decided to produce a film documenting dolphins in their natural habitat, a feat considered impossible by marine experts. With a small crew, Jones worked with an unusually friendly school of dolphins in the Bahamas to create his first film Dolphin. Jones has since made several films for PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, and co-
founded Bluevoice.org to protect dolphins and whales. Join us for a riveting presentation by Hardy Jones, featuring clips from some of his documentaries.

Baby / Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 12 @ 10:15 am – Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, October 12 @ 11 am – Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for stories, songs and a simple craft. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Kids LEGO Brick Club
Wednesday, October 12 @ 2:30-4 pm – School’s out early and you need something to do. Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces!! We supply the LEGO bricks and fun. All you need to bring is your imagination.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants Presents: “Fall Flowers”
Saturday, October 15 @ 2 pm – The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants – members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine – are coming to your library to show you how to use food and flowers to spruce up your home for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or simply give it an “Autumn” touch! Raffle tickets are available for purchase to win the arrangements the Sisterhood create! Proceeds help sponsor this event. All materials are generously provided by the Friends of the Library.

Baby / Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 19 @ 10:15 am – Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, October 19 @ 11 am – Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for stories, songs and a simple craft. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

R.L. Stein Movie Event
Friday, October 21 @ 3:30 pm – (PG) Cassie’s life changes when she moves and attends a high school ruled by the most beautiful girl in school, Priscilla and her beautiful sidekicks. Priscilla immediately takes a dislike to Cassie, and soon it’s a battle between the two. But when Priscilla goes missing, along with Cassie’s younger brother, Max, Cassie must go on an adventure and search for them before it’s too late. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.

Baby / Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, October 26 @ 10:15 am – Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, October 26 @ 11 am – Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for stories, songs and a simple craft. Come for songs, stories, and fun.

Halloween & El Dia de los Muertos Crafts for Kids and Teens
Wednesday, October 26 @ 2:30-4:30 pm – Come into the library to make some great Halloween and El Dia de los Muertos Crafts. We have everything you need to make great collages, lanterns, tissue paper flowers, and more! All materials are supplied by the Friends of the Library.

Little Tykes Movie Event with Pooh
Wednesday, October 26 @ 10:15 am – (G) Come in and celebrate a Heffalump Halloween with Pooh and all his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood! Food and drinks or juicy cups will be permitted during the showing, along with any special blankets or stuffed animals your toddler may want to bring. Please call for movie title 904-209-3730.

New Release Movie Event
Friday, October 28 @ 3:30 pm – (PG-13) A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.

Teen Scary Movie Marathon & Pizza Day
Saturday, October 29 @ 12:30-4 pm – (PG-13) Come in for an early Halloween treat! Teens can choose which movies they watch and eat some great Romano’s pizza for lunch while it lasts! Call the library for movie choices 904-209-3730.

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