Ponte Vedra Branch
Thursday, July 11 @ 3:30pm
Bring in the kids for a fun Viva Florida 500 event and dance to the music of St. Augustine’s own Saltwater Cowgirls as they serenade us with music inspired by the ocean and sea creatures. Here they are on YouTube. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, June 12 @ 2pm
For rising 6th - 12th graders ONLY, we will be showing Warm Bodies (rated PG-13), raffling off teen zombie fiction and survival guides, and for those who come dressed as zombies, raffling off a DVD of the movie. Pizza and sodas will be served and there will be video gaming, crafting, and even zombie bowling. Join us and pick up your book review slips to participate in this summer's Teen Reading Program themed "Beneath the Surface." Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring this party.
June 17 - August 3
We encourage all rising 6th-12th graders to stop by the Reference Desk after June 10 to pick up a reading bookmark review and to participate in our Summer Reading Program. All reviews will be entered into a weekly raffle for two books from the prize cart. Three grand prize winners will each receive a gift certificate to Seymour's Bookstore. All prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
June 3 - August 3
Who says kids have all the fun? Starting the first week in June through the first week in August adults can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program for weekly and grand prizes at the end of the program. Just submit a brief review of any book that you read during this time period and you’ll be entered for weekly and program end raffle drawings. The more you read the more chances you have of winning! For more information, please call the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk.
June 17 - August 3
All children birth - 5th grade are invited to participate in FLYP which includes books and other prizes for reading and fun, weekly performances from magician Mark Alan, LB Reptile Experience, Saltwater Cowgirls, and much more. All performances, the celebratory ice cream party, and the new Scholastic book prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library! Call the library at (904) 827-6950 for more details.
Wednesday, June 26 from 3 - 6 pm
The whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and may more. Simply use your library card, or driver's license, to check out the games. All board games are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Saturday, June 15 @2pm
Children ages 5-11 are invited for a special monthly crafting event with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club in the PGA Media Room. All materials are provided free. Please Note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.
"Just for Babies" (10:15am) and Family Storytimes (11am) Tuesdays in June and July
Thanks to our partnership with Ms. Suzanne of Bird Island Park, the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host "Just for Babies" (10:15am) and Family Storytime (11am) every Tuesday in June and July.
Wednesday, June 5 from 5 - 7pm
All 13 - 18 year-olds are invited to 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 and our friends at Sony. Call 827-6950 for more details.
Wednesday, June 19 @4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades are invited to come to the library and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun 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.