Wednesday, May 22 @3pm
On the 4th Wednesday of every month between 3pm - 6pm, the whole family is invited to the library to play board games. Simply use your library card, or driver's license, to check out a board game or two and play anywhere in the library. Challenge your family and friends to your favorite games. Call the Library at 827-6950 for more details. All board games are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, May 15 from 4 - 5pm
Tweens in 4th - 7th grades are invited to come to the library and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun building with Legos and hanging out. No registration is necessary and it's free. Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for providing the Legos for this very special program just for Tweens including our pink Legos. Tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club.
Tuesday, May 21 from 10am - 12:30pm
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to receive a free 10-minute Early Literacy Screening at the Library courtesy of Nemours BrightStart. Registration is taken on a first-come, first serve basis by a Nemours representative. Utilize this free screening to find out where your child's literacy strengths lay and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Saturday, May 4 from 10am - 12pm
All children are invited to be read to by a teen or practice reading to a teen 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, 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.
Wednesday, May 29 @ 3pm
Attention math geeks and science nerds: your parents need your help to save energy AND money. Come to our DIY Science program and learn how to measure energy used in your home. You can then use these calculations to see where you can make some changes to save money AND help save the earth. You’ll be able to borrow a home energy kit for two weeks to do your own experiments at home. Recommended for ages 10 and up (unless you’re a MATH GENIUS.) Please bring your adult with you. You can register by calling 827-6960. Presented for free by Project Green Team in conjunction with JEA and the St. Johns County Public Library System.
Saturday, May 11 @ 2pm
Looking for fun for the whole family? Come in and play Bingo for Books from 2pm to 3pm today. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.
Saturday, May 18 @ 2pm
Bring your Teddy to the library for Children's Book Week. Children and their teddy bears or favorite Winnie the Pooh characters are invited to celebrate the job and fun of owning a teddy bear with songs, games, stories, and crafts. This event will take place in the Children's Courtyard, weather permitting. Light refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturday, May 25 @ 11am
Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience. Cookie will be visiting the library today. Read her one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
This will be our last spring Read to Rover session. The dogs will be going on vacation this summer, but they'll be happy to see you again in the fall.
Saturday, May 11 @ 11am
Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.
Come visit with our canine pals Clifford and Cookie. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.