August Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library
August is Audiobook Appreciation Month - All SRC Libraries
Celebrate Audiobook Appreciation Month by checking out a variety of audiobooks from any Santa Rosa County Library in Gulf Breeze, Jay, Milton, Navarre, and Pace. The libraries offer books on cd, Playaways and eAudiobooks that you can download from rbDigital. There are hundreds of titles from which to choose.
 
Refreshing Reads Book Club - Jay Library - 5259 Booker Ln.
Aug. 1, 3 p.m.
Enjoy an uplifting book club where one can talk about books in a spirit of fun and sharing. Refreshing Reads meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Jay Library. See a staff person to sign up. This month's title is "The House Between Tides" by Sarah Maine.
 
Family Movies - Pace Library - 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.
Aug. 1, 4 p.m.
Visit the Pace Library for family movies every Tuesday from July 18 - Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Pace Library. The movies are free and open to the public.
 
Alien Invaders - Milton Library - 5541 Alabama St.
Aug. 2, 1 p.m.
The Blackwater Heritage State Trail will present an informative program on alien invaders. Topics will include invasive plants and animals that effect the ecosystem in Northwest Florida. This program is for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade.
 
Summer Movie Afternoons - Milton Library - 5541 Alabama St.
Aug. 2 & 9, 4 p.m.
Visit the Milton Library for family movies every Wednesday from July 19 - Aug. 9 at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Milton Library. The movies are free and open to the public.
 
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day - Navarre Library - 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.
Aug. 4, 2 p.m.
Families are welcome to join us as we read "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and other cookie-related stories. The Friends of the Navarre Library will provide cookies for everyone.

Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library Board of Director's Meeting - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m.
Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Gulf Breeze Library. Visit the Friends' website at www.facebook.com/friendsofgblibrary for more information.

Friends of the Pace Library Board Meeting -  4750 Pace Patriot Blvd.
Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m.
Board meetings are held at the Pace Library at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every other month beginning with January. The annual meeting is held in March. Visit the FOPL website at www.friendsofpacelibrary.org for details.

Eric Carle Party - Gulf Breeze Library - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Kids ages five to 12 are invited to join us as we enjoy a few stories by Eric Carle. We will also do Eric Carle themed arts and crafts. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library.
 
Page Turners - Gulf Breeze Library - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m.
The fiction book club meets at 10:30 a.m. on the second Friday of every other month. This month's selection is "Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. There is a limit of 20 participants, so call or visit the library to sign up.
 
Friends of the Navarre Library Board Meeting - 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.
Aug. 14, 10 a.m.
Board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Navarre Library. Visit the Friends' website at www.facebook.com/NFONL for more information.
 
Game Night - Jay Library - 5259 Booker Ln.
Aug. 15, 3-6 p.m.
Visit the Jay Library for game night. Bring games from home or play those provided by the library. This event is open to all ages and game groups are welcome.
 
AniManga Club - Gulf Breeze Library - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 15, 4 p.m.
Visit the Gulf Breeze Library on the third Tuesday of each month to learn and share graphic art skills in a fun environment. The AniManga Club is dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of animation, cartooning and related arts. The club is open to youth in grades six through eight. Registration not required.
 
Graphic Novel Book Club - Milton Library - 5541 Alabama St.
Aug. 15, 5 p.m.
Join fellow graphic novel enthusiasts at the Milton Library on the third Tuesday each month to discuss the book of the month. Members can suggest reading ideas, interests and discuss the world of the graphic novel. This month's selection is "Wonder Woman: The Lies" by Greg Rucka. Call or visit the library to sign up.
 
Third Fridays with UF/IFAS Extension - Gulf Breeze Library - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 18, 10 a.m.
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Services presents "Backyard Chickens" by Prudence Caskey, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County 4-H Agent, at the Gulf Breeze Library.
 
Fiction Fanatics Book Club - Navarre Library - 8484 James M. Harvell Rd.
Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join the Fiction Fanatics for stimulating conversations about popular works of fiction, at 11:30 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of every month (except May and November). This month's selection is "My Not So Perfect Life" by Sophie Kinsella. Registration required; speak to a staff member to reserve a copy.
 
Bibliobabblers Teen Book Club - Gulf Breeze Library - 1060 Shoreline Dr.
Aug. 29, 6 p.m.
Ninth through 12th graders who are 14-18 years old can discuss the read-of-the-month with friends at the Gulf Breeze Library. Bibliobabblers meets at 6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month. This month's book is "Gone" by Michael Gant.

The Santa Rosa County Library System is a department of the Santa Rosa County Board of County 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).
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