Ponte Vedra Branch
Tuesday, April 9 @ 11 am
Join us for a special Family Storytime (held in the Children's Department due to the library's Book Sale) celebrating Earth Day as well as Viva Florida 500. Ms. Anne will share earthy stories then we'll head outside for a special craft with Ms. Suzanne in Bird Island Park, located directly behind the library. Let's celebrate reading, being good to the Earth, and Bird Island Park's upcoming Earth Day Festival on April 20.
Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm
Everyone in the community is invited to join us in celebrating National Library Week and supporting the talents of our local teens in Ponte Vedra. This year's Showcase - our first - will be presented and hosted by our new Teen Advisory Board, Youth Services Librarian Anne Crawford, and our Master of Ceremonies, Magician Mark Alan, who is also providing magic and comedy. Join us for musical performances, theatre, and more. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library who are generously sponsoring this event.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 11 am
Join Ms. Anne and her special guest readers - local firefighters - for a special Family Storytime celebrating National Library Week! The firefighters will read the stories with Ms. Anne leading the songs and fingerplays. Every child will receive a special Dr. Seuss bookmark and an opportunity to explore the fire truck outside!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:15 am
Join us for a special "Just for Babies", celebrating National Library Week, with stories about loving to read and the library! Each baby attending will receive a special sticker. Parents, guardians, and grandparents: don't forget to sign up for a library card for yourself and for your baby/grandbaby - no age is too young!
Tuesday, March 19 @ 11 am
Right after "Just for Babies" at 10:15 am, families and their children are invited to join us for Family Storytime with Ms. Anne, celebrating the anniversary of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", springtime, with a special craft and activities in Bird Island Park (directly behind the library) with Ms. Suzanne. Activities will be held inside in case of rain. Celebrate Viva Florida 500, springtime, and reading at the library with Youth Services Librarian Ms. Anne and Ms. Suzanne of Bird Island Park at this special Family Storytime!
Monday, April 15 @ 6:30 pm
This popular author series features Elizabeth Stuckey-French, who will discuss her latest book, "The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady"." Everyone is welcome and it's free! This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, March 13 @ 5 pm
All teens ages 13 - 18 ONLY are invited to celebrate Teen Tech. Week 2013 with a special movie showing tied into video gaming! Tired of being overshadowed and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Wreck-it Ralph decides he's tired of playing the role of a bad guy. Call the Library at 827-6950 for more details. Thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, pizza and sodas will be served. Join us!
Monday, April 15 - Saturday, April 27
Everyone is invited to celebrate Support Teen Literature Day (April 18), a special celebratory day during National Library Week ("Communities Matter": April 14 - 20), by checking out our special display in the Adult Department featuring teen fiction books with crossover appeal for adults. All books will be available for checkout - learn a little more about your community by perusing and checking out the teen books that teens and adults love. Bibliographies made by Youth Services Librarian Anne Crawford and her Teen Advisory Board will be available as these books will likely disappear fast.
Wednesday, April 24 from 3 - 6pm
On the 4th Wednesday of every month between 3 - 6pm, 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 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 provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.