Saturday, November 3 from 10 am - 12 pm
All children are invited to be read to by a teen or practice reading to a teen each month in the Children's Department - this program is presented by the teens of Ponte Vedra High School's Book Club! Select what you'd like to hear or read from any of our books or bring your favorites from home. Please note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the program and to be a teen participating in the program, you must be a member of the Ponte Vedra High School Book Club.
Saturday, November 3 from 1 - 4 pm
Thanks to our special gaming friends at PlayStation, all children, teens, and their families have the opportunity today to try out a not-yet-released game called "Wonderbook: Book of Spells" for the PlayStation3. According to PlayStation: Wonderbook: Book of Spells takes you on a magical interactive journey of becoming a powerful wizard in your very own living room. Featuring original writing from world famous author, J.K. Rowling, discover back story and new conundrums from the world of Harry Potter. Chapter by chapter, you will be able to read about and practice spells including such fan favorites as Incendio, Wingardium Leviosa, and Expelliarmus. Learn valuable experiences and lessons along the way to becoming a master witch or wizard and earn House Points - just like a student at Hogwarts!
According to J.K. Rowling herself, "Wonderbook is the closest a Muggle can come to a real spellbook." Join us today to celebrate International Games Day and try out this exciting game! Call 827-6950 for more details. For information on Wonderbook: Book of Spells please visit http://us.playstation.com/games-and-media/games/wonderbook-book-of-spells-ps3.html.
Saturday, November 3 from 2 - 3 pm
Are you looking for help in planning for your child's college education? Please join us when Luke Burge from First Financial Education Centers, LLC shares strategies on planning and financing a college education for your child. This workshop is for adults, but students are welcome, too. Free, but registration is required! Please call the Library at 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk to register.
Saturday, November 3 @ 5 pm
Celebrate the American Library Association's 5th Annual International Games Day with us! Visit the Reference Desk any time on Saturday, to borrow one of our board games to play in the library. We'll have Pictureka, Scrabble Slam, Wits & Wagers, & more games. Fun for the whole family!
Saturday, November 3 @ 1 pm
Join the global games! People at libraries all over the world will be dancing on Wii's, racing on Playstations, rolling dice on board games, slapping down playing cards, and generally having a great gaming day. Come play with us @ the Hastings Branch Library! Also, a big "thank you" to Sony for the donation of a new Playstation 3!
Saturday, November 3 @ 5-7 pm
It's International Games Day @ Your Library! Teens, (grades 6-12) bring your friends and come on out for an evening of gaming on Saturday, November 3-- we have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play Halo on X-Box 360! Refreshments will be served.
Saturday, November 3 @ 11 am - 1:30 pm
We will have video games for all ages to play in honor of International Games Day! We will have games for the Wii and for the Sony PS3! All games for this day will be rated E and T. *Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library and Sony.