Wednesday, June 25 from 3pm - 6pm
Every 4th Wednesday of the month, the whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and many more. Simply use your library card, or driver's license, to check out the games. All board games - including our new ones (Trivial Pursuit Family Edition, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Don't Drop the Egg, Super Mario Brothers Checkers, and Apples to Apples Disney Edition) are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, July 16 @ 4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades (ages 9 - 13) are invited to the library for an afternoon of 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, too.
Tuesday, July 15 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 lie, and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Wednesday, July 23 @ 2pm
Come by for a special visit from Florida's Public Archaeology Network and the Library's favorite archaeologist, Sarah Miller! Take part in hands-on activities to learn about local prehistoric pottery, fossils, and more.
Wednesday, July 16 @ 2pm
Join us for a hands-on presentation by the local St. Johns County 4-H to learn about agriculture, where our food comes from, and how things grow. Take home your very own project courtesy of the SJC 4-H.
Wednesday, July 9 @ 2pm
Don't miss this special visit from the Georgia Aquarium to get up close and personal with some underwater friends. Stick around for crafts and to speak with former dolphin trainer, Matt Denny.
Wednesday, July 2 @ 2pm
HONK HONK! Check out the awesome vehicles used by the St. Johns County Fire Rescue Team and the St. Augustine Police Department. Learn about these local heroes and their big toys, then make some cool crafts.
Wednesday, July 30 @ 2pm
Prepare to by mystified by the magic, humor, and more from the Library's favorite magician, Mark Alan. Plus, turn in your summer reading logs for some fabulous prizes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturday, July 19 @ 2pm
Children (ages 6-12) are invited to become Nature Detectives. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and enjoy learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and why they are valuable and not so scary. Please call the library at 827-6900 to register your child for this free program. Sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine Geranium Circle and FOLSE.
Tuesday, July 15 @ 6:30pm
Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular Wednesday storytime where we do storytime backwards, starting with a yummy craft as we celebrate things that grow. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.