Public Library August programs and events

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

Yoga Experience
Monday, August 1 @ 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!

Teen Flower Fairy Flip-Flops
Monday, August 1 @ 3 pm – Get in touch with your inner fashion diva this summer. Bring your own flip-flops, and give them a magical new look with lots of style. All supplies will be provided to create your personalized pair of flower fairy flip-flops! Enjoy fruity sherbet floats while you craft your colorful fairies!

Email Class
Tuesday, August 2 @ 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.

Kids Summer Reading Program: “Ice Cream Sundae Party”
Tuesday, Aug. 2 @ 2 pm – Finish off our 2011 summer reading program with this sweet, cool time. Enjoy a make-your-own ice cream sundae on us, as well as a special visit from the City of St. Augustine Fire Department. A fun time for the whole family! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Self Hypnosis Workshop
Tuesday, August 2 @ 6 pm – Kick the smoking habit, see the pounds melt away, lower your blood pressure, and reduce your stress. You don’t have to take an expensive vacation to escape the day-to-day grind. Come learn the priceless and effective benefits of self-hypnosis. This FREE workshop is presented by American Hypnosis Association certified Hypnotist, James P. Hilton, of the Hilton Hypnosis Center of St. Augustine.

Internet Class
Wednesday, August 3 @ 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.

J.A.A.M. (Japanese Anime at Main)
Tuesday, August 8 @ 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 and enjoying Japanese candy. Feel free to wear a costume if you’d like and J.A.A.M with us!

Email Class
Tuesday, August 9 @ 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.

Basic PC Class
Wednesday, August 10 @ 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.

Crystal Singing Bowl Workshop
Saturday, August 13 @ 2 pm – Singing bowls are meditation tools used in spiritual traditions, for relaxation and personal well-being. We invite you to experience the effects of crystal singing bowls at this FREE event. For comfort bring a yoga mat, and be ready to fine tune your body, mind, and spirit. Call 904-827-6940 to reserve a relaxation spot!

Yoga Experience
Monday, August 15 @ 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 Safety Class
Tuesday, August 16 @ 10 am – Empowerment is key! Find out if your information is safe on the Internet. What is proper online etiquette? 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.

Be a Nature Detective: “Butterflies… For KIDS”
Tuesday, August 16 @ 11 am & 2 pm – All children age 5-11 are invited to this blooming “make and take!” Kids will learn how to make child-friendly, creative floral arrangements, the science of pollination, and a butterfly detective journal! All materials generously provided by the Garden Club of St. Augustine. Seating is limited so please call @ 904-827-6940.

Writing Workshop: “The Power of Your Online Presence”
Saturday, August 20 @ 10:15 am – Authors and writers can tap into a vibrant readership and powerful online community by knowing how to utilize online presence in blogs, forums, social media and more. Author Carol O’Dell will share strategies for connecting with readers and businesses. You’ll learn what to do before, during and after your book’s release, how to impress publishers, and how to build relationships with the reading community. Sponsored by the Ancient City Chapter of the Florida Writer’s Association and the Friends of the Library.

Yoga Experience
Monday, August 22 @ 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!

Adult BINGO for Books
Thursday, August 25 @ 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!

Adult Book Club: “Dream State”
Saturday, August 27 @ 10:30 am – With hurricane-force, journalist and Florida native Roberts hits the land of orange groves, theme parks, and mobile homes with a torrential outpouring of love and hate, affection and disgust. Enjoy sharing what you thought about the book, along with coffee and refreshments!

Middle Eastern Dancing
Saturday, August 27 @ 2 pm – Explore the ancient art of belly dance right here in the Ancient City! Join us for an afternoon of dance and culture with local instructor Liz Rizzolo. No previous experience required! Class is FREE and all ages are welcome! For more information call 904-806-7857.

Yoga Experience
Monday, August 29 @ 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, August 31 @ 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.

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