St Johns County Public Library System Administrative Office Coordinator, Angelina Gervasi, informed local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine of the following summertime library activities planned for June at the Anastasia Island Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 209-3730.
Family Movie: New Disney Release
Friday, June 1 @ 3:30 pm – (G) Join us for this new animated Disney film! The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family’s residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.
Saturday, June 2 @ 2 pm – (PG-13) Join us for a special presentation of an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L’Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of tuberculosis, she desperately tries to get her two boys, eight and eleven at the time, adopted together. L’Tisha makes the only choice she feels she can make, creating an unbreakable bond of love between the boys, and hoping that bond will get them through life. Light refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, June 5 @ 5:30 pm – Join us this month for our latest movie selection. All are welcome to join. For more information and the name of the film, contact Harold George at 904-209-3730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Thursday, June 7, 14, & 28 @ 2:30 pm – Teens (ages 12+) choose what they want to do: video games, movies, music, reading, and more. Video game choices are rated T and above.
Kids LEGO Brick Club
Wednesday, June 13 @ 2:30 pm – School’s out 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. There is no registration or fee for this program!
Thursday, June 14 @ 6:45 pm – The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Life has been good to Tony Webster, who’s both contentedly retired and contentedly divorced. Then friends reappear from a childhood long left behind and presumably shelved, and as the past suddenly looms large, Tony must re-think everything that has been his life. In the hands of multi-award winner Barnes, this should be masterly and, with the book under 200 pages, there’s a gorgeous simplicity at work. All are welcome to join!
Family Movie Event
Friday, June 15 @ 3 pm – (PG) Sean Anderson partners with his mom’s husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island. Light snacks will be provided. Call 904-209-3730 for title.
Kids Summer Reading Program: Dream Big, Dream Beyond
Wednesday, June 20 @ 2:30 pm & again @ 3:30 pm – Kids CAN make a difference! Wilderness advocate Jane Goodall, TV inventor Philo Farnsworth, day-glo inventors Bob and Joe Switzer all started out as kids with a dream to make the world a better place. This program kicks-off our summer-long humanitarian flip-flop drive for orphans in Haiti. Children of all ages are welcome. Please note – FLYP programs are geared toward the school-age child.
Teen Movie Marathon & Pizza Day
Friday, June 22 @ 12 pm – (PG-13) Teens get to choose which two movies they watch and enjoy great Romano’s pizza for lunch. Call for movie choices 904-209-3730.
Bingo for Books for Adults
Saturday, June 23 @ 2 pm – Come play Bingo and win some great books. All of your favorite authors are up for grabs! All for FREE!!
Kids Summer Reading Program: Mark Alan, Magician
Wednesday, June 27 @ 2:30 pm & again @ 3:30 pm – Come enjoy magic, interactive comedy, and summer fun! Children of all ages are welcome. Please note – FLYP programs are geared toward the school-age child. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
Friday, June 29 @ 10:30 am – (G) Join us to see Spirit, a wild stallion, travel across the frontiers of the Old West as he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare. 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 904-209-3730 for movie title.
Family Movie Event
Friday, June 29 @ 3 pm – (PG) In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend, a Greenpeace volunteer, on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Light snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 904-209-3730 for movie title.
Wednesdays: June 6, 13, 20, & 27 Baby & Toddler Time @ 10:15 am Wednesdays: June 6, 13, 20, & 27 Preschool Storytime @ 11 am