Holiday Closures



·        The library system will close Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.



·        The library system will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 1 for the Thanksgiving holidays.



 



Story Time @ Your Library



Story time for 3 to 5-year-olds who are able to attend without a caregiver are scheduled for:



Please note – There is no story time during the week of Nov. 24 – 30. Call your library at (850)981-READ (7323) for more information.



 



Reading Education Assistance Dogs @ the Pace Library – Saturday, Nov. 9, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.



Come, Sit, Stay & R.E.A.D. with a Furry Friend in the Pace Library Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Registration is required. The program is held in the Pace Library located at 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd. Contact the Pace Library for more information or to sign up.



 



Classic Movies @ the Navarre Library – Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2 p.m.



Join fellow movie lovers on the second Tuesday of every month at 2 p.m. at the Navarre Library located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre for a showing of a classic movie. Each program is open to the public and there is no charge or prior registration required. Come with a friend or come meet a new friend!



 



Nonfiction Book Club @ the Gulf Breeze Library –  Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.



The November selection is “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” takes its readers into one of the 21st century’s hidden worlds and into the hearts of families impossible to forget. In this book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, India.  The nonfiction book club meets on the second Wednesday of every other month in the Gulf Breeze Library study room, 1060 Shoreline Dr., at 6:30 p.m. Please speak to a library staff member about reserving your copy of the book selection today and join the discussion.



 



Reading Education Assistance Dogs @ the Navarre Library – Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4 – 5:30 p.m.



Come, Sit, Stay & R.E.A.D. with a Furry Friend in the Navarre Library Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is required. The program is held in the Navarre Library located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre. Contact the Navarre Library for more information or to sign up.



 



Hospice Hour @ the Navarre Library – Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.



On Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Daina Skinner R.N., BSN, of Emerald Coast Hospice, will explain how hospice services work, what types of services are provided, and when hospice services might be beneficial. PLEASE NOTE; This is a change from the usual meeting time on the fourth Wednesday of the month due to the Thanksgiving holidays. The program is held in the Navarre Library Meeting Room, located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre.



 



Brown Bag Lunch @ the Navarre Library – Wednesday, Nov. 20, Noon – 1:00 p.m.



You bring your lunch and we’ll provide an exciting presentation from the county extension office’s Master Gardeners’ Speakers’ Bureau. The topic will be “Gardening for Snowbirds” to be presented by Marge Hiller, a snowbird herself, from Wisconsin. The brown bag lunch program is held the third Wednesday of each month at noon at the Navarre Library located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre. The program is free and open to the public.



 



Hopeful Hearts Bereavement Support Group @ the Navarre Library, Fridays from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



A series of meetings for "Hopeful Hearts," a bereavement support group, will be held at the Navarre Library on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The group will not meet on Friday, Nov. 29 due to the Thanksgiving holidays. The weekly sessions will address grief support--following an educational outline-- and offer assistance, love and listening ears to those grieving over the loss of a loved one. The meetings will be facilitated by Jennifer Gilbert, MSW of Emerald Coast Hospice. All materials will be provided, refreshments served, and no reservation is required. There is no charge to participate. The program is held in the Navarre Library Meeting Room, located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre.



 



Genealogy Research Assistance @ the Milton Library – Mondays, 9 a.m. – noon & Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.



On Mondays from 9 a.m. – noon and Tuesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., library volunteers are available at the Milton Library located at 5541 Alabama St., to give general genealogy research guidance, one-on-one assistance in using online and print genealogy resources for family researchers, and assistance in filling out ancestral charts and family group records. Beginners and seasoned researchers are invited to use these services. To ensure a volunteer is available to assist you, please call before you visit.



 



Genealogy Research Assistance @ the Navarre Library - Thursdays, 9 a.m. – noon



On Thursdays from 9 a.m. – noon, library volunteers are available at the Navarre Library, located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. to give general genealogy research guidance, one-on-one assistance in using online and print genealogy resources for family researchers, and assistance in filling out ancestral charts and family group records. Beginners and seasoned researchers are invited to use these services. To ensure a volunteer is available to assist you, please call before you visit.



 



The Santa Rosa County Library System is a department of the Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners.  Libraries are located in Gulf Breeze, Jay, Milton, Navarre and Pace. Find additional information at www.santarosa.fl.gov/libraries or call (850) 981-7323 (READ).