Library programs and events for November 2011

St Johns County Public Library System

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

Storytimes
Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 @ 10:15 am: Baby / Toddler Storytimes – Baby & Toddler storytimes are aimed at children up to 18 months.
Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 @ 11 am: Preschool Storytime – Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for stories, songs and a simple craft. Come for songs, stories, and fun.
Meet & Learn About Exotic Animals: “Singlevision”
Wednesday, November 2 @ 3 pm – Most exotic species are endangered today due to illegal poaching and habitat destruction. Singlevision believes that through educational programs and exhibiting their animals, they can inspire people to help change the plight of these rare creatures. Come and learn more about these animals at the library! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Movie Club
Thursday, November 3 @ 5:30 pm – (R) From the Hong Kong Director, Wong Kar Wai, this film tells the story of a writer (Tony Leaung) who travels to the year 2046 to recapture lost memories. Nobody knew for sure if it was true that nothing changed in 2046, until the writer left and was the first to return. Visit a place where “all memories are traces of tears.” For further information or the title of the film, email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us or call 904-209-3730. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Family Movie
Friday, November 4 @ 3:30 pm – (PG) The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes. Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret, they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship, animal style. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.
Anastasia Island and Its Special Birds: “Birds of the Shore”
Saturday, November 5 @ 2 pm – Join us for a very special presentation by Monique Borboen, the Audubon Society’s Science and Policy Associate for northeast Florida. Ms. Borboen will discuss the unique variety of birds of the shore found along Anastasia Island’s miles of ocean facing beach, two inlets and the salt marshes along the Matanzas River. Learn about the birds that make our island special, how to recognize them, their life cycles, and what you can do to help protect them. Seating is limited to the first 60 persons to arrive.
Movie Club
Tuesday, November 8 @ 5:30 pm – A family matriarch has devoted her life to preserving the home and art that is the legacy of her late uncle. While her eldest son wants to preserve her home after her death, she harbors no illusions as she prepares for her imminent passing. After her death, her children realize what she has anticipated, as they come to terms with their inheritance’s place in their own lives, and their changing modern world confronts the value of their romantic past and memories. This film is not rated. For further information or the title of the film, please email Harold George at hgeorge@sjcfl.us or call 904-209-3730. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. (French with English subtitles.)
Family Movie: “Starring a famous car…”
Wednesday, November 9 @ 3:30 pm – (G) Star racecar, Lightning McQueen, and the tow truck, Mater, take their friendship to new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with potholes, detours, and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.
Teen Lounge
Thursday, November 10 @ 3 pm – Teens, ages 12 and up, get to choose what they want to do: video games, movies, music, reading, and more. Video game choices are rated T and above. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Book Club
Thursday, November 10 @ 7 pm – This month’s book will be Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. All are welcome to come and join the lively discussion.
National Gaming Day
Saturday, November 12 @ 12-4 pm – We’ll be having an extra long video gaming day to celebrate National Gaming Day, so come in and show us your stuff! We’ll have games for the Wii and Rock Band on the X-Box! All games for this day will be rated E and T (Ages 8 and above).
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Thursday, November 17 @ 10 am-8 pm Friday, November 18 @ 10 am-6 pm Saturday, November 19 @ 10 am-5 pm
Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire AND support your local library at the same time! Visit us this weekend and pick out a book or two or twenty. Saturday ONLY, prices will be reduced by 50% and you can even fill a grocery sack with dollar books for seven dollars.
Kids Thanksgiving Crafts & Snow Cones
Wednesday, November 23 @ 2:30-4:30 pm – There’s no school, so bring the kids to our craft event! Come into the library and make a pine cone turkey or other Thanksgiving crafts. All are welcome to enjoy a delicious snow cone while you are here. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Kids LEGO Brick Club
Wednesday, November 30 @ 2:30-4 pm – School is 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.

Bartram Trail Branch Library Events
Telephone: (904) 827-6960 Fax: (904) 827-6965 Email: libbt@sjcfl.us

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, November 1 @ 6 pm – Join us for a popular anime movie. For more information call 904-827-6960. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12+
Children’s Movie Matinee
Wednesday, November 2 @ 3 pm – It’s an early release day! Grab your friends and join us for a movie at 3pm. Please call 904-827-6960 to find out what we’re showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.
Teen Writers’ Club
Wednesday, November 2 @ 4 pm – The Teen Writers’ Club will meet.
ACT Prep Class
Monday, November 7 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.
Adult Crochet Group
Monday, November 7 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.
SAT Prep Class
Monday, November 7 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, November 8 @ 6 pm – The Friends of the Library are invited to attend the November meeting, held in the Manatee Room. Prospective Friends are invited to attend and learn more about who the Friends are and what it is they do.
Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, November 9 @ 4 pm – 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 904-827-6960 for registration information.
Computer Class: “Introduction to Word 2003”
Thursday, November 10 @ 3 pm – Learn how to change fonts, margin settings, use copy & paste, print and save documents. Please note this is Office 2003. If you have Vista on your computer, it will look different, but the functions are similar. Registration is required. Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.
Computer Class: “Introduction to the Internet”
Thursday, November 10 @ 6 pm – Once you’ve mastered the mouse, you probably want to know what you can do with it! Here we’ll show you how to navigate around the Internet with your browser, how to bring up a website with a URL and how to print something. Registration is required. Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, November 12 @ 9:30 am – The Friends of the Library will hold the November book sale on Saturday, November 12 from 9:30 am to noon. Books of all kinds will be on sale! In addition to books, other items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audio books will be available.
Computer Class: “eBooks for Kindle”
Saturday, November 12 @ 10:05 am – This class will show you how to get an eBook from the library onto your Kindle device. Bring your Kindle with you! Don’t have one but thinking of getting one? Come and watch how easy it is!
Computer Class: “eBooks for non-Kindle eReaders”
Saturday, November 12 @ 10:45 am – This class will show you how to get an eBook from the library onto your Nook or whatever other non-Kindle eReader you have. If you have both a laptop and an eReader, please bring BOTH with you. If you have an eReader but not your own laptop, you’ll be observing the process.
Computer Class: “eBooks for Phones and Tablets”
Saturday, November 12 @ 11:30 am – You don’t need a dedicated eReader to read eBooks! You can use it on multi-function mobile devices such as an iPhone or an iPad. Bring your device with you to learn how to get an eBook from the library onto your device!
Author Talk, Vic DiGenti: “Matanzas Bay”
Saturday, November 12 @ 2 pm – Please join us for a book talk by local author Vic DiGenti on his self-published title, Matanzas Bay.
Genealogy Club
Saturday, November 12 @ 2 pm – The Genealogy Club presents, C. Ann Staley, Certified Genealogist. If you are at the point in your research that you are encountering dead ends, you may need to regroup. This lecture is designed to start the thought processes with a systematic research approach. We will discuss evidence criteria, timelines, and spreading your research net outwards. For additional information, please call 904-827-6960.
National Gaming Day Event for Teens
Saturday, November 12 @ 5-7 pm – Teens, grades 6-12, bring your friends and come on out for an evening of gaming. Play X-Box 360, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii games, or play on our new PS3 and flat screen TV! Refreshments will be served.
ACT Prep Class
Monday, November 14 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.
Adult Crochet Group
Monday, November 14 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.
SAT Prep Class
Monday, November 14 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.
Computer Class: “PowerPoint 2003”
Tuesday, November 15 @ 5:30 pm – PowerPoint is a powerful tool from Microsoft Office great for any presentation. In the first half, you’ll learn the basics of creating a slideshow with text and pictures, how to rearrange slides and how to save and print your work. The second half, you’ll learn WordArt, transitions and animation. Please note this is Office 2003. If you have 2007 or 2010 on your computer, it will look different, but the functions are similar. Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.
Teen Writers’ Club
Wednesday, November 16 @ 4 pm – The Teen Writers’ Club will meet.
Teen Book Club
Thursday, November 17 @ 6 pm – Are you a teen who likes to read? Do you like to talk about the books you’ve read? Then come to the Teen Book Club. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Library.
Thursday Night at the Movies
Thursday, November 17 @ 6 pm – Join us for Thursday Night at the Movies. Please call 904-827-6960 to find out what we’ll be showing on the big screen!
ACT Prep Class
Monday, November 21 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.
SAT Prep Class
Monday, November 21 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.
Book Club
Monday, November 21 @ 7 pm – This month’s book will be At Home by Bill Bryson. All are welcome to come and join a lively discussion.
Adult Crochet Group
Tuesday, November 22 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.
Family Board Games
Wednesday, November 23 @ 3 pm – Looking for something to do since school is out? Come in and play your favorite BOARD games! We have games for kids of all ages!
ACT Prep Class
Monday, November 28 @ 5 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering ACT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and ACT.
Adult Crochet Group
Monday, November 28 @ 6 pm – Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group. We will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Can’t attend? Pick up a pattern at the library, crochet in your spare time and drop it off. Drop off any yarn you’d like to donate during regular library hours.
SAT Prep Class
Monday, November 28 @ 6:30 pm – The Friends of the Library are offering SAT prep classes for FOL members. For registration information, contact btbfol@yahoo.com. Please provide your name, grade, and SAT.
Children’s Art Activity
Wednesday, November 30 @ 3 pm – If you like art and you’re in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come to the Library to participate in an artist-inspired art activity.

Hastings Branch Library Events Telephone: (904)827-6970 Fax: (904) 827-6975 Email: libh@sjcfl.us

Painting Class: “The Secret River”
Thursday, November 3 @ 5:30 pm – Join Local Artist, Eddie White, for a 5-part painting class devoted to creating a mural based on the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings book, The Secret River. The mural will be part of a juried art show to take place at the Historic Hastings Festival. The Secret River, a magical story, is the only book written by Rawlings for children. Call 904-827-6976 for details.
Painting Class: “The Secret River”
Saturday, November 5 @ 12 pm – Join Local Artist, Eddie White, for a 5-part painting class devoted to creating a mural based on the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings book, The Secret River. The mural will be part of a juried art show to take place at the Historic Hastings Festival. The Secret River, a magical story, is the only book written by Rawlings for children. Call 904-827-6976 for details.
Music & Movement for Little Ones
Tuesday, November 8 @ 10 am – All kids love music and movement, but did you know that participation in related activities helps brain development? Toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to join us for this active musical program.
Teen Book Club: “Montooth”
Saturday, November 12 @ 10 am – This month’s selection is Montooth and the Canfield Witch. This first installment of this Florida story follows Carty Anderson and crew into the swamps to solve the mystery of a local woman believed to be a witch. If you would like to suggest a plot or character development concept for the 3rd Montooth book, you could win the Montooth Library Challenge 2011. The winner will have a character named after him or her in the new book. Call 904-827-6976 for more information.
Kids & Teens National Gaming Day
Saturday, November 12 @ 12 pm – People all over the country will be gaming at their libraries today! Come and play new games like Madden 12 and Michael Jackson: The Experience. Don’t forget, we have a new PS3 thanks to a generous grant from Game Stop, as well as new games to go with it. Are you more into board games? We have those, too. Join us!
Snack n Yak
Fridays, November 4, 18, & 25 @ 10 am – Join us before storytime for some coffee, juice, snacks and chit-chat. Toys are available for your little ones. Computers are available for adult use as well.
Family Storytime
Fridays, November 4, 18, & 25 @ 10:30 am – Join us for an interactive learning experience for your children featuring music, stories, puppets and a craft.
Stay ‘n Play
Fridays, November 4, 18, & 25 @ 11 am – No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax while your child enjoys a structured play session under the supervision of library staff. Refreshments and computers are available.
Teen Lounge
Saturdays, November 5, 12, 19, & 26 @ 1 pm – Looking for somewhere to hang out with your friends, play a game, paint, do a craft or use a computer? Come to Teen Lounge for Wii, Playstation snacks, and much more!!
Teen Lounge
Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 @ 3:30 pm &
Fridays, November 4, 18, & 25 @ 3:30 pm
Looking for somewhere to hang out with your friends, play a game, paint, do a craft or use a computer? Come to Teen Lounge for Wii, Playstation snacks and much more!

Main Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6940 TDD: (904) 827-6949 Fax: (904) 827-6945 Email: libm@sjcfl.us

Internet Safety Class
Tuesday, November 1 @ 10 am – Empowerment is the key! Find out if your information is safe on the Internet. What is proper online etiquette? What can you do about spam in your email and pop-up ads while you are online? Join Mr. Brian and learn how to develop your internet safety skills and behave in a more discriminating manner when online. Call to sign up for this invaluable class @ 904-827-6940.
Basic PC Class
Wednesday, November 2 @ 10 am – Not all mice eat cheese… come learn about the kind that don’t with Mr. Bob. Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Storytimes
Thursdays, November 3, 10, & 17: Baby Time @ 10:15 am – A gentle lapsit program with action rhymes, fingerplays, and first books for babies. For infants & pre-walkers only, please.
Thursdays, November 3, 10, & 17: Toddler Time @ 11 am – We’ll sing, we’ll dance, and share our excitement for books and learning at the library. Don’t be shy and bring your dancing shoes!
Thursdays, November 3, 10, & 17: Preschool Storytime @ 11:30 am – Big Kids get a storytime of their own. Longer stories, a variety of early literacy concepts, listening, and pre-classroom skills.
Join us for all the laughs with books, songs, stories and fun at our Fall Storytime season! The following themes this month are: Bath-time, Fall Fun, & Thanksgiving.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Thursday, November 3 @ 3-5 pm: FOL Preview Sale Friday, November 4 @ 10-5 pm: FOL Book Sale Saturday, November 5 @ 10-5 pm: FOL Book Sale Monday, November 7 @ 10-2 pm: FOL ½ Price Sale
Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire and support programming at your local library at the same time! Be sure to visit us and pick out a book or two or twenty at even greater savings!
Story Stop
Mondays, November 7, 14, 21, & 28 @ 10:30 am – Welcome back to our Fall Storytime season! Start each week off with a Story Stop. Our friends Chris and Gina host a short reading storytime full of fun stories for all ages!
Email Class
Tuesday, November 8 @ 10 am – Join Mr. Brian & unravel the mysteries of Email. If at first you succeed, try not to look astonished. Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Signing Time
Tuesday, November 8 @ 10:15 am – Signing Time Academy is a terrific way for you and your child to learn American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary as you play, sing, and sign along with your friends and family. As seen on Nick Jr., Signing Time’s multi-award winning original music brings ASL to life in a fun way that is sure to get your little ones a movin’ and a groovin’! This program is FREE and ALL ages are welcome!
Raindrop Therapy
Tuesday, November 8 @ 6 pm – Give Your Feet A Treat! Come & experience Raindrop Therapy using the Highest Quality Therapeutic Oils in the World. 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, especially those found in the spine. Presented by licensed massage therapist, Gina Mercado. Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Internet Class
Wednesday, November 9 @ 10 am – Learn to surf the World Wide Web with Mr. Bob. No swimsuit required! Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Kid’s Fall Crafts
Wednesday, November 9 @ 3 pm – The leaves are starting to fall, so bring the kids to our fall crafting event! Come make a Thanksgiving placemat, and several other fun fall crafts. All materials will be provided. Everyone is welcome, because we don’t want to leaf anyone out!
Adult Book Club: “The Devil in the White City”
Saturday, November 12 @ 10:30 am – Not long after Jack the Ripper haunted the ill-lit streets of 1888 London, H.H. Holmes dispatched somewhere between 27 and 200 people, mostly single young women, in the churning new metropolis of Chicago; many of the murders occurred during the city’s finest moment, the World’s Fair of 1893. Larson’s breathtaking new history is a novelistic yet factual account of the fair and the mass murderer who lurked within it. Enjoy sharing what you thought about the book, along with coffee and refreshments!
National Gaming Day Celebration
Saturday, November 12 @ 12-4 pm – We’ll be having an extra long video gaming day to celebrate National Gaming Day, so come in and show us your stuff! We’ll have games for the Wii, X-Box, and PS3! All games for this day will be rated E and T, so there will be something for everyone.
Yoga Experience
Monday, November 14 @ 10:30 am – At this FREE adult yoga class, we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress & relax and improve breathing & energy levels. First-timers are always welcome. Come and meet nice new people or bring a friend!
J.A.A.M. (Japanese Anime @ Main)
Monday, November 14 @ 5 pm – Tweens, teens, and young twenty-somethings are invited to the monthly meeting of our new anime club, where you can meet others with similar interests. We’ll be viewing assorted Anime & enjoying Japanese candy. Feel free to wear a costume if you’d like and JAAM with us!
Internet Safety Class
Tuesday, November 15 @ 10 am – Empowerment is the key! Find out if your information is safe on the Internet. What is proper online etiquette? What can you do about spam in your email and pop-up ads while you are online? Join Mr. Brian and learn how to develop your internet safety skills and behave in a more discriminating manner when online. Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Family Film: “Starring Your Favorite Animated Automobiles”
Tuesday, November 15 @ 4 pm – Star racecar, Lightning McQueen, and the incomparable tow truck, Mater, take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises! Enjoy this Disney film with pillow seating and fresh organic popcorn, courtesy of Diane’s Natural Food Market!
Basic PC Class
Wednesday, November 16 @ 10 am – Not all mice eat cheese… come learn about the kind that don’t with Mr. Bob. Call to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.
Teen Lounge
Wednesday, November 16 @ 3 pm – Teens (ages 12 and up) choose what they want to do: video games, movies, music, reading, and more. Video game choices are rated T and above. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Sony.
BINGO for Books
Thursday, November 17 @ 3:30 pm – Do you love free books and playing Bingo? Come 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! Everyone is welcome and it’s FREE!
Writing on Contract: “Ghostwriting Up Close”
Saturday, November 19 @ 10:15 am – There are many ways to make writing lucrative. Journalists write for hire, as do many copywriters, and then there is ghostwriting. Everyone has a story to tell. Ghostwriting contracts can vary from no author credit and a paycheck, to payment with full credit for the work. The incredible journey involved with writing books for other people is one of the major bonuses a ghostwriter will have long after the check has been deposited in the bank. Presented by Jeff Swesky and Nancy Quatrano. Sponsored by the Ancient City Chapter of the Florida Writer’s Association and the Friends of the Library.
Yoga Experience
Monday, November 21 @ 10:30 am – At this FREE adult yoga class, we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress & relax and improve breathing & energy levels. First-timers are always welcome. Come and meet nice new people or bring a friend!
Bedtime Stories
Tuesday, November 22 @ 6 pm – Make reading time an affair for the whole family! Young children are invited to wear pajamas and bring a blanket or favorite cuddly toy for stories, songs, fingerplays, and other activities during this fun evening storytime.
Yoga Experience
Monday, November 28 @ 10:30 am – At this FREE adult yoga class, we’ll explore practical, easy ways to take care of the body, reduce stress & relax and improve breathing & energy levels. First-timers are always welcome. Come and meet nice new people or bring a friend!
Internet Class
Wednesday, November 30 @ 10 am – Learn to surf the World Wide Web with Mr. Bob. No swimsuit required! Call the Main Library to sign up for this class @ 904-827-6940.

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6950 Fax: (904) 827-6955 Email: libpv@sjcfl.us

Just for Babies Storytimes
Tuesday, November 1 @ 10:15 am – Just for Babies storytime is geared toward babies birth-15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby.
Family Storytimes
Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 @ 11 am – Family Storytime is aimed at children 16 months-5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away! Families with a baby and older siblings are encouraged to come to Family Storytime.
After-School Crafts with Teens
Wednesday, November 2 @ 4-5 pm – All K-5th graders are invited to make fun crafts with the teens of Nease High School’s Arts in Motion Club in our library’s Small Conference Room! All materials are provided, no registration needed, and it’s FREE!
Teens Read With Kids
Saturday, November 5 @ 10 am-12 pm – Drop into the children’s department to read to or be read to by a teen! The teens of Ponte Vedra High School’s Book Club would love to share a book or more with you! All ages of children are welcome.
Family Storytime: “Bed-Head Storytime”
Tuesday, November 8 @ 11 am – Give your hairbrush a break! Children aged 16 months through 5 years and their families are invited to wear their pajamas for a special Bed-Head Storytime! No advanced preparation needed. Everyone is invited to attend in their jammies and robes, slippers, etc., as we all enjoy some relaxing bed-time sleepy stories.
Lego Club for Tweens
Wednesday, November 9 from 4-5 pm – Come out and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun building with Legos and hanging out at the library. This Club will meet once a month through December, on the second Wednesday of each month, in the Small Conference Room. No registration and it’s free!
National Gaming Day 2011
Saturday, November 12 All Day – The whole family is invited to celebrate National Gaming Day 2011 with board games for all ages! Throughout the library, you can sit down at tables and enjoy games such as Connect 4, Monopoly, Uno, Sorry, and many more! Drop in anytime today during our open hours (10 am to 5 pm) and play board games with your family or friends and check out your favorite books, movies, and CDs.
Just for Babies Storytimes
Tuesday, November 15 @ 10:15 am – Just for Babies storytime is geared toward babies birth-15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby.
Adventures in Art
Tuesday, November 15 @6:30 pm – Join the Cummer Museum’s Director of Education, Susan Gallo, for a presentation of “Exotic Streets of North Africa as seen through French Artist Eugene Charvot’s Paintings, Prints, and Drawings.” Sponsored by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Library.
Teen Gaming Night
Monday, November 28 @ 5-7 pm – Relax and have fun with your friends at the library and play our Nintendo Wii, two X-Box 360s, and Playstation 3 set up on three TVs and a big screen for simultaneous playing! We have many new games including Little Big Planet 2, Karaoke Revolution: Glee, Just Dance
2, Rock Band 3, James Bond 007, new Playstation 3 Move games, and more! Snacks will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-827-6950 for details!

Southeast Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6900 Fax: (904) 827-6905 Email: libse@sjcfl.us

Storytimes
Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Just For Babies @ 10:15 am Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Toddler Time @ 10:30 am Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30: Family Storytime @ 11 am
Join us for our weekly storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
A Yoga Experience
Friday, November 4 @ 10:30 am – At these FREE adult yoga classes you’ll start with gentle yoga poses and move up into the level with which you’re comfortable. Everyone is welcome, including first timers.
Teen Forum
Tuesday, November 8 @ 6 pm – Hey teens! Want to make a difference @ your library? Provide input for teen programs! Light Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
St. Augustine Travel Club presents: “Brazil”
Wednesday, November 9 @ 3 pm – Everyone is invited to join us in learning about the wonderful world of Brazil. Hosts Peter Dytrych and Mary Ellen Page will discuss all that Brazil has to offer. Call 904-797-3736 for additional information.
Movie Night
Thursday, November 10 @ 6 pm – Starring Robert Pattinson & Reese Witherspoon, Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel about water and elephants comes to glossy life in this period romance. Everyone is invited and light refreshments will be served.
National Gaming Day
Saturday, November 12 ALL DAY – Children and their families are invited to drop by between 10 am and 5 pm to enjoy classic board games ALL DAY! The Southeast Branch Library will join other libraries countywide as well as nationwide to celebrate National Gaming Day.
Teens: Come out and join us between (10 am and 5 pm) for the unveiling of our NEW PS3 system!
Family Thanksgiving Craft
Tuesday, November 15 @ 6pm – Elementary-aged children and their families are invited to join us in making a very special Thanksgiving craft.
Southeast Book Club: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
Thursday, November 17 @ 6:45 pm – Journalist Rebecca Skloot makes a remarkable debut with this multi-layered story about faith, science, journalism and grace. Everyone is invited to attend!
A Yoga Experience
Friday, November 18 @ 10:30 am – At these FREE adult yoga classes you’ll start with gentle yoga poses and move up into the level with which you’re comfortable. Everyone is welcome, including first timers.

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