Hastings 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.

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

Computer Instruction
By Appointment Only – Need to learn to surf the web, open an email account, apply for a job online, or use a word processing or spreadsheet program? Are you still trying to figure out how to turn the computer on? Call 904-827-6970 to make an appointment today!

Teen Lounge
Tuesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 @ 3:30 pm &
Fridays, January 6, 13, 20, & 27 @ 3:30 pm
Saturdays, January 7, 14, 21, & 28 @ 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!!

Music & Movement for Little Ones
Tuesday, January 10 @ 10 am – All kids love music and movement, but did you know that participation in these activities helps brain development? Toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to join us for this active, musical program.

Teen Art Contest: Branch Show
Thursday, January 12 @ 5:30 pm – Art done by local teens, based on their favorite books will be displayed. Refreshments will be served. Teens, whether you paint, sculpt, or whittle, bring your piece to the library by closing time January 7th. Please call 904-827-6970 for more information.

Teen Book Club
Saturday, January 14 @ 10 am – Join us for discussion and snacks. Titles are chosen by club members, and new members are welcome!

Kids and Teens: Make Your Own Pillows
Saturday, January 14 @ 1 pm – Learn how to make pillows without even sewing! The class will be taught by artist, Jessica. All materials will be provided.

Kids Read to Dogs
Saturday, January 21 @ 1 pm – Kids can read to Sadie, the friendliest dog in St. Johns County! She’s a very good listener! Bring your favorite book, or have someone help you pick one out.

Adult Book Club
Wednesday, January 25 @ 1 pm – Join us to discuss the book Sarah’s Key by Tatiana DeRosnay. Julie tells the story of Sarah, a young Jewish woman in France who is taken away by the Nazis during World War II. We’ll learn what life is like for Sarah as we follow Julia during the course of her own inner struggles.

Madden 12 Tournament
Saturday, January 28 @ 11 am – Kids and teens! The game room opens early today for a special tournament. Come show off your virtual football skills!

Snack ‘n Yak
Fridays January 6, 13, 20, & 27 @ 10 am – Join us before storytime for coffee, juice, snacks, and chit-chat. Toys are available for your little ones, and computers are available for adults.

Family Storytime
Fridays, January 6, 13, 20, & 27 @ 10:30 am – Join us for stories, music, puppets and a craft.

Stay ‘n Play
Fridays, January 6, 13, 20, & 27 @ 11 am – No need to rush out after storytime. Stay and relax while your child plays. Refreshments and computers are available.

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