Toddler Storytimes: Wednesdays, January through April @ 10:15am
Toddler Storytime is held every Wednesday, January 7 through April 29 at 10:15am. This program is designed for children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers. Each session is 20-25 minutes.
Preschool Storytimes: Wednesdays, January through April @ 11am
Preschool Storytime is held every Wednesday, January 7 through April 29 @ 11am. This program is for children ages 3 to 5 years. Children are encouraged to attend independently. Caregivers may stay in the room or be close by in the library. Includes music, stories, and classrom-type interaction. Each session is 25-30 minutes. Visit our other branches for additional storytimes.
Tuesday, August 19 @ 6:30pm
Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular storytime where we do storytime backwards, starting with a craft. We're celebrating going back to school. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.
Friday, August 1 @ 10:15am & 11:15am (repeat performance)
Magician Mark Alan and Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library teen volunteers are prepared to dazzle children of all ages with their magic. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, these teens have attended weekly workshops with Magician Mark Alan to learn magic and they are eager to share with you. Join us and prepare to be amazed by our talented teens.
Friday, August 8 @ 2pm
Celebrate the end of summer and the return to school with an epic Fun in the Sun party! Warning: you will get wet. Take part in our school supply drive and provide supplies for local kids in need.
Thursday, August 7 @ 11am
Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family. It is recommended that you wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat.
Tuesday, August 12 @ 2pm
Kids going crazy at home? Join us for snacks and fun as we watch fearless optimist Anna team up with Kristoff in an epic journey, along with a hilarious snowman named Olaf, in a race to find Anna's sister, Elsa. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's Snow Queen.
Wednesday, August 6 @ 2pm
Kids going crazy at home? Come join us for fun and snacks as we watch an ordinary Lego construction worker recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyranny from gluing the universe into eternal stasis. This movie is rated PG and is great for the whole family.
Thursday, August 7 @ 3:30pm
Magician Mark Alan presents a serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools they need to take a stand against bullying. This 45-minute program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and made possible at all St. Johns County branch libraries by the Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, August 27 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.
Bird Island Park's Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne present programs for little ones.
Just for Babies - August 19 at 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 - Held every Tuesday morning in August at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.
Thank you to Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne - our wonderful library and Bird Island Park volunteers - for providing storytime programming during August.