Bartram Trail branch library events

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 Bartram Trail Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6960.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Saturday, June 2 @ 10 am – Having trouble growing the perfect plants? Get answers at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic.

Teen Gamers
Saturday, June 2 @ 5 pm – Teens, (grades 6-12) bring your friends for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play the newest Halo game on X-Box 360! Refreshments will be served.

Storytimes
Tuesdays: June 5, 12, 19, & 26 @ 11:15 am Just for Babies Wednesdays: June 6, 13, 20, & 27 @ 10:15 am Family Storytime

Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, June 5 @ 6 pm – Join us for a viewing of a popular anime movie. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12+

Adult Crochet Group
Tuesdays: June 5 & 19 @ 6 pm
Thursdays: June 14 & 28 @ 6 pm
Adults and teens age 14+ 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.

Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesdays: June 6 & 13 @ 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 90-4827-6960 for registration information.

Book Sale
Saturday, June 9 @ 9:30 am-noon – Do you love books? Do you love your library? The Friends of the Library will hold this month’s book sale. Books of all kinds and items such as DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks will be available! Proceeds from the book sale support programs at the library.

Blood Drive
Saturday, June 9 @ 9:30-12:30 – Did you know that a pint of donated blood can save up to THREE lives? Book it to the library and be more than someONE’s hero! Call Dan @ 904-827-6960 to make an appointment.

Knit in Public Day
Saturday, June 9 @ 6 pm – Come by and say “hi” to the Bartram Trail knitting group! They have created more than 400 blankets that have been donated to patients receiving chemotherapy in local hospitals. Want to help? Bring some Red Heart Supersaver yarn!

Genealogy Club
Saturday, June 9 @ 2 pm – Genealogy (or family research) is a fun and fulfilling hobby. Join us and be a part of the club. Please call 904-827-6960 for more information.

Adult Bingo for Books
Saturday, June 9 @ 2 pm – Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Come play Bingo for Books and go home with at least one free book!! Books donated by the Friends of the Library!

Social Media Overview
Tuesday, June 12 @ 6 pm – Are you feeling the peer pressure to get on Facebook? And what’s up with Twitter and Google Plus? Come visit us for an overview of current social media and see which one fits you best. Please call 904-827-6960 for more information.

Thursday Night at the Movies
Thursday, June 14 @ 5:30 pm – (PG-13) Need a night out? We’re showing an action adventure movie on our big screen about a civil war vet who finds himself on Mars. Bring your own snacks! Call 904-827-6960 for movie title.

Bartram Trail Book Club
Monday, June 18 @ 7 pm – This month’s selection is The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer. All are welcome to join us for this discussion.

Children’s Summer Film Festival
Tuesday, June 19 @ 2 pm – Join us for a matinee! 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 Anime Club
Tuesday, June 19 @ 6 pm – Join us for a viewing of a popular anime movie. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12+

Children’s FLYP Program: The Battersby Duo
Thursday, June 21 @ 10 am – Held at Switzerland Community Church, 2179 SR 13. We’re kicking off our summer programs with a visit from the Battersby Duo, a long-time husband and wife musical team, who are celebrating their recent GRAMMY win for “All about Bullies Big & Small.” Children of all ages are welcome. Please note – FLYP programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. Call 904-827-6960 for more information or go to http://www.battersbyduo.com/.

Master Gardeners’ Plant Clinic
Thursday, June 21 @ 10 am – Having trouble growing the perfect plants? Get answers at the Master Gardeners’ plant clinic.

Teen Craft Program: Decorate Your Own Book Bag
Thursday, June 21 @ 2 pm – You can always use another tote! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to show off their style by decorating their own canvas book bag. These bags are fun to design and can be used over and over again, and would make a great gift. Canvas bags and decorating materials are supplied by the Friends of the Library.

International Affairs Discussion Group & Book Club
Thursday, June 21 @ 6:30 pm – The International Affairs Discussion Group will meet to discuss international current events. The discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations at UNF. A reading list of suggested books and articles will be available in time to prepare for the discussions. The topic for this month’s discussion: The Indian Ocean–Area of Opportunities or Threat?

Children’s Summer Film Festival
Tuesday, June 26 @ 2 pm – Join us for a matinee. 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.

Computer Class: Advanced Internet
Tuesday, June 26 @ 6 pm – In this class we’ll talk about the finer points of conducting Internet searches. We’ll discuss Boolean searching, subject directories, and how to evaluate websites. You’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your Google-Fu after this class! Please call 904-827-6960 for registration information.

Children’s FLYP Program: Mark Alan, Magician
Thursday, June 28 @ 10 am – This event will be held at Switzerland Community Church, 2179 SR 13. Prepare to be amazed by the magic of Mark Alan, Magician! Children of all ages are welcome. Children of all ages are welcome. Please note – FLYP programs are geared toward the school-age child. Strollers and street shoes will not be permitted in the building. For more information call 904-827-6960 or go to http://www.markalanmagic.net/.

Teen Craft Program: Patriotic Pillow
Thursday, June 28 @ 2 pm – Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to make a patriotic pillow in honor of the Fourth of July. A ribbon pillow is fun to design and you can take it with you on your travels or just relax with it at home. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library.

Teen Gamers
Saturday, June 30 @ 5-7 pm – Teens, grades 6-12, bring your friends and come on out for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play the newest Halo game on X-Box 360! Refreshments will be served.

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