Wednesday, September 5 @ 3pm
It's an early release day! Grab your friends and join us for a movie at 3pm. Please contact us at 827-6960 to find out what we're showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.
Saturday, September 29 @ 1 pm
Learn how to make sushi and maki rolls that are sweet treats! If you like Rice Krispies and marshmallow, gummy worms, fruit roll-ups and other goodies, you'll like this snack craft. We'll also learn how to use chopsticks and write your name in Japanese! CANCELED
Saturday, September 15 @ 11 am
Sadie, the friendliest dog in St. Johns County, will be at the library to listen to children read aloud. This is a great program not only for dog lovers, but for shy or reluctant readers.
The holidays may be over, but we can't wait for you to join us for all the laughs with books, songs, stories and fun at our during our Winter Storytime season! We'll have these themes this month: Winter, Dogs, Cats, and Bathtime.
So join us on Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, & 31!
Baby Time 10:15 am
A gentle lapsit program with action rhymes, fingerplays, and first books for babies. For infants & pre-walkers only, please.
Toddler Time 11 am
We'll sing, we'll dance, and share our excitement for books and learning at the library. Don't be shy and bring your dancing shoes!
Preschool Storytime 11:30 am
"Big Kids" get a storytime of their own. Longer stories, a variety of early literacy concepts, listening, and pre-classroom skills. Perfect for 3-5 year olds.
Thursday, October 11 from 10:15 - 11:15 am
Halloween Costume Parade will begin at 11 am! All babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us for games, crafts, prizes, a costume parade through the library, and more to celebrate Halloween! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Please Note: Bring your own camera to take pictures of your child(ren) at our "Pun-kin Pictures" station! This special party for our littlest library patrons and their families is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Please call the Library at 827-6950 for more details. Ms. Anne and friends can't wait to celebrate with you!
Tuesday, September 18 @ 11 am
Today's Family Storytime will honor International Peace Day with peace stories read by Ms. Anne, our usual songs and dancing, and a special take-home craft: dream catchers! Call the Library at 827-6950 with any questions. Celebrate peace at the library and join us!
Tuesday, September 11 @ 11 am
Today's Family Storytime will celebrate our local superheroes - our St. Johns County Fire Fighters! Join Ms. Anne today for Family Storytime for songs, dancing, and a take-home craft and for stories read by our fire fighters! The fire truck will be making a visit, too, for all the children who attend to explore. Hope to see you there! Call the Library at 827-6950 with any questions.
Just for Babies - Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings, September - November, at 10:15 am; 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. Just for Babies October Dates: October 2 and 16
Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning, September - November, at 11 am; aimed at children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away! Family Storytime October Dates: October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. Find more information on systemwide library storytimes, please go here: storytimes. Please note: Family Storytime on Oct. 30 will be held in the Children's Department due to Early Voting.
Wednesday, September 26 from 3 - 6 pm
On the 4th Wednesday of every month between 3 - 6 pm, 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 from the Reference Desk 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 generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, September 18 from 10 am - 12:30 pm
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to receive a 10-minute FREE Early Literacy Screening at the Library courtesy of Nemours BrightStart! Registration will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis on this day by Angela of Nemours. Nemours BrightStart will be returning on October 16 and November 27 to conduct more screenings at the Library for those not able to take advantage of the opportunity on this date. 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!