Ponte Vedra Branch
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!
Wednesday, September 12 from 4 - 5 pm
Tweens ages 9 - 13/4th - 7th grade ONLY are invited to come on out and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun building with Legos and hanging out at the library. 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!
Wednesday, September 5 from 5 - 7 pm
For middle and high school students ages 11 - 18 ONLY - have fun with your friends at the library and play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), Nintendo Wii, and X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing! Snacks will be served. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, Sabina of GameStop, and Sean of Sony PlayStation. Call 827-6950 for more details!
Wednesday, September 5 from 4 - 5 pm
Children in Kindergarten - 5th grade ONLY and their caregivers are invited to make crafts with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club! Materials are provided thanks to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, no registration needed, and it's FREE! PLEASE NOTE: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.
Thursday, September 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Who do you think you are? Learn the basics of using Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org to start discovering your family's history. Participants must have a basic knowledge of computers. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please contact the Reference department at (904) 827-6950, or, simply ask at the Reference Desk.
Tuesday, September 25 @ 3 pm
Please join us as we discuss "Off Balance" by Dominique Moceanu. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at (904) 827-6950 or simply come to the Library's Reference Desk.