Ponte Vedra Branch

LEGO Club for Tweens

LegoWednesday, September 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.


Teen Gaming Night

teen gamingWednesday, September 4 @ 5pm
Teens (Age 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), Nintendo Wii, and 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.


Celebrate International Peace Day at After-School Crafts with Teens

art programWednesday, September 11 @ 4pm

Children (K - 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. This month, we're celebrating International Peace Day by making peace ornaments for our library's Peace tree. 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, September 10 @ 4:30pm
Teens (Age 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 service hours and snacks are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Join us for our meeting and get involved.


Semi-annual Ponte Vedra Book Sale: September 24-28

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, September 24 - Saturday, September 28

Tuesday, September 24, 4:30pm - 7:30pm (Members Only)
Wednesday, September 25,
10am - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 26,
10am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 27,
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 28,
10am - 4pm (Bag Day)

The Community Room will be organized with an eclectic collection of wonderful books in excellent condition. The "Better Books Room" will have its share of volumes that any patron would be happy to own at reasonable prices. Tuesday's preview is open only to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library members. This is your chance to get first choice of books. You can become a Friend of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Seymour's Book Store or at the event and membership begins at just $25. Wednesday through Saturday, the Book Sale will be open to the public. Saturday will once again be Bag Day, where each bag of books is $8. All proceeds go to support the Friends' Mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.

Great Books Discussion Group

BooksMonday, September 9 @ 3pm

The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading books from Great Conversations 6. The next book to be discussed is The New Organon by Francis Bacon. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


Adult Bingo for BOOOOOks

HalloweenThursday, October 31 @ 11am

Get in the Halloween spirit with "Bingo for BOOOOOks". If you wear a costume to this event, every time you yell "Bingo", you'll win 2 books instead of one. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Book prizes are generously donated by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Library! Everyone is welcome and it's free.


Computer Class: Genealogy Online

Computer ClassThursday, October 17 @ 10:30am

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. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please stop by the Reference department or call 827-6950.


Computer Class: Free E-books from the Library

IpadThursday, September 12 @ 10:30am

Learn how to get free e-books from the library for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, tablet, and other e-reader devices. Please bring your e-reader 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.


Great Decisions Discussion Group

Great DecisionsMonday, September 16 @ 4pm
Each month, we choose topics on current international issues for group discussion. This month's topic will discuss "Is the Middle East Changing after the Arab Spring. Emphasis on Egypt." Our group welcomes new participants. The program is written and sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. Contact Bonnie Morrow with any questions at 285-6096 or bonimoro2601b@aol.com. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

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