Ponte Vedra Branch
Saturday, December 14 @ 10am
All children are invited to be read to by a teen, or practice reading to a teen, in the Children's Department - this program is presented by the teens of Ponte Vedra High School's Book Club. Select what you'd like to hear, read from any of our books, or bring your favorites from home. Please note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the program and to be a teen participating in the program, you must be a member of the Ponte Vedra High School Book Club.
Wednesday, December 4 @ 5pm
Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to have fun with friends at the library. Play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), our new Nintendo Wii U, or X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Snacks are provided. 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.
Thursday, November 14 @ 11am
Learn how to get free e-books from the library for your Kindle Fire, Nook HD, iPad, iPhone, tablet, or other android device. Please bring your device to class. Due to limited class size, pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please stop by or call the Reference Department at 827-6950.
Monday, November 18 @ 5pm
Are you getting excited about the Catching Fire movie release on November 22? Teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to get ready for the big event by coming to the library to watch The Hunger Games movie (rated PG-13) with friends on our big screen while enjoying pizza and sodas. Be sure to enter our raffle for Hunger Games prizes. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, November 5 @ 4pm
All parents are encouraged to bring their children to the library to learn how to stay safe. Roger Delaney of the Dignity Memorial Escape School (recently featured on local news programs) will teach children hands-on techniques to use if confronted in an abduction situation. This program is free and open to the public with no reservations required.
Wednesday, November 13 @ 4pm
Children (Kindergarten - 5th grade), and their caregivers, are invited to make crafts with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, no registration is 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.
Tuesday, November 19 @ 6:30pm
The second concert of the series will feature Trio Florida, with Dr. Simon Shiao, violin, Dr. Nick Curry, Cello, and Dr. Gary Smart, piano. Everyone is welcome and it's free. Doors open at 6pm and seating is limited. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Saturday, November 16 from 11am - 4pm
Do you love Family Game Time? The whole family is invited to join us today for a whole day of gaming fun in celebration of International Games Day. Simply go to the Reference Desk, any time between 11am and 4pm, and check out up to two board games to play anywhere in our library using your library card or driver's license. The board games are generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Just for Babies - Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:15am; for 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.
Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.
Wednesday, November 20 from 3pm - 6pm
Held this month on the third Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving 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.