Ponte Vedra Branch

Holiday Book Sale

HolidayFriday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7

Shopping for that special someone?  Then check out the Holiday Book Sale at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library.   All proceeds go to support the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Librarys' mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.

Teen Holiday Party

holiday cookiesFriday, December 20 from 2pm - 5pm

Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to join us for our Teen Holiday Party which includes gaming with our PlayStation3, Nintendo WiiU, and X-Box 360; a White Elephant Exchange; making holiday cards for senior citizens; enjoying pizza and sodas; and relaxing with your friends right before the holidays. To participate in the White Elephant Exchange, simply bring a wrapped gift that is $5 or less. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Thank you to our Teen Advisory Board and VolunTeens for helping to host this party.


Bird Island Park Presents: Bedtime Holiday Storytime

Tuesday, December 17 @ 6pm

The whole family is invited to join our favorite Bird Island Park volunteers, Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail, for a special bedtime storytime at which you can wear your pajamas if you wish. A reader's theatre version of The Polar Express will be performed and thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, milk and cookies will be served.


Bird Island Park Presents Just for Babies and Family Storytimes

storytimeEvery Tuesday in December: Just for Babies @ 10:15am and Family Storytime @ 11am

December's Just for Babies and Family Storytime will be hosted by Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail of Bird Island Park. Please note, although Just for Babies is a one-on-one lapsit program for ages birth - 15 months, all children (including babies) and their families are welcome at Family Storytime.


Book Talk Cafe: Spy Night at the Library

Book TalkMonday, November 18 @ 6:30pm

Two former Central Intelligence Agency employees, Terrence Williams and Ed Mickolus, discuss their books for the next Book Talk Cafe program, a "double agent" billing we're calling Spy Night At The Library. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


LEGO Club for Tweens

LegoWednesday, December 18 @ 4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades are invited to the library for an afternoon of 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, too.


Family Game Time

Family Board Game NightWednesday, December 18 from 3pm - 6pm
Held this month on the third Wednesday due to the Christmas holiday. 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 are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


Free Nemours BrightStart Screenings for Ages 3 - 5

storytimeTuesday, December 17 from 10am - 12:30pm
Children ages 3-5 are invited to receive a free, 10-minute Early Literacy Screening at the library, courtesy of Nemours BrightStart. Registration is taken on a first-come, first serve basis by a Nemours representative. 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.


Family Holiday Craft Party

art programWednesday, December 11 @ 4pm

The whole family is invited to a holiday-themed crafting event with Ms. Anne, the teens of the Arts in Motion Club, and our library volunteers. We'll have winter and holiday crafts for all ages, festive music, and milk and cookies for all to enjoy. All materials and refreshments are generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Please Note:  All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.


Teen Advisory Board

Question MarkTuesday, December 10 @ 4:30pm
Teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to join our Teen Advisory Board and have a say in the materials we order for teens, the teen programs we offer, and much more at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Participation in the Teen Advisory Board counts as volunteer service hours and snacks are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Join us for our meeting and get involved.


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