Bird Island Park's Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne present storytimes in our FOL Community Room every Tuesday in May.
Just for Babies @ 10:15am: For babies up to 15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby. Families with multiple children are encouraged to attend Family Storytime.
Family Storytime @ 11am: For children 16 months to 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.
Wednesday, May 28 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, May 21 @ 4pm
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, tweens in 4th-7th grades 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, May 20 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.
Tuesday, May 20 @ 4pm
Celebrate World Turtle Day by learning some cool new facts about turtles with Jade of the St. Johns County Environmental Division. She'll teach you about the turtles in our area and why they need our help. This hands-on experience will include a craft. This program is geared toward kids, but will be enjoyed by all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library and the St. Johns County Environmental Division.
Saturday, May 24 @ 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 Maddie, Cookie, and our newest dog Polly. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
Saturday, May 10 @ 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 Cookie, Maddie, and our newest dog Polly. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.
May 11 -17
Come into the Anastasia Island Branch to pick up a copy of Be Smart, Save Money coloring and activity books with crayons for your child. The books are supplied by The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in support of Wi$e Money Week in Florida.
Friday, May 16 @ 11 am
Aside from being just plain fun, playing is an important part of learning. Stick around after storytime for socialization time with blocks, puzzles, and other toys.
Wednesday, May 7 @ 3pm
The art project for this month is in honor of Mother's Day. If you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create a special art project perfect for giving to your mom!