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, September 21 @ 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.
Saturday, May 4 @ 2pm
It's fiesta time. Kids are invited to celebrate Mexican heritage and culture with an afternoon of fun. Make your own pinata, listen to some Mexican folktales, and sample some Mexican food at our burrito bar. At 3pm we will be showing some classic Disney cartoons depicting the beauty and excitement of Latin America. ¡Olé! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Wednesday, September 11 @ 3pm
If you like art, and you're in 3rd through 5th grades, come to the Bartram Trail Library on Wednesday at 3pm. Create your own art project inspired by the works of this month's featured artist, Pablo Picasso.
Friday, May 24 @ 3:30pm
Come visit with our animal guests to learn how you can help protect wildlife and make a difference. Tigers are going extinct and we need to take a stand. The folks from Single Vision will bring an assortment of exotic and endangered animals for you to see and learn about their plight. Extinction is forever but you can help. Visit singlevisioninc.org for more information. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, August 30 @ 3:45 pm
Wowzers -- Greg from Boom Science will be back to teach us more exciting and cool science stuff. We've had rockets, made ice cream, square bubbles, built cars, and played in the sand. What on earth can Greg bring for us this time? Come in to see! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.