Ponte Vedra Branch
Monday, 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 email@example.com. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, November 26 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.
Tuesday, October 22 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss The World's Strongest Librarian by Joshua Hanagarne. Everyone is welcome. For further information please stop by or call the Reference Department at 827-6950.
Tuesday, September 24 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950.
Friday, August 9 @ 11am
Meet your local superheroes at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library on Friday at 11am. Local police and firefighters will join us to explain what they do on the job, how we can be safe, and let us explore their "superhero" vehicles. Any children who wish to come dressed as their favorite superheroes are welcome to do so. Bring the whole family for this fun and educational event.
Wednesday, August 14 @ 2pm
All rising 6th - 12th graders are invited to join us for our final Teen Summer Reading Program movie based on a book celebrating the theme Beneath the Surface. Join us for The Host, based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer. According to Amazon.com, "...Earth has been taken over by aliens in crisp white outfits - each one taking over a human 'host' so that the alien race can save the planet." Everything and everyone are not as they seem on the surface. Pizza and sodas will be served and copies of the book will be raffled. For those who have read the book, a copy of the movie will be raffled to those who submit a book review at the program. Don't forget to keep turning in your book reviews for the Teen Summer Reading Program. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Thursday, August 8 @ 3:30pm
Magician Mark Alan presents an anti-bullying program that's sure to make a difference. S.T.A.N.D. Against Bullying is a 45-minute program that deals with this serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools to take a stand against bullying. This program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring this important program, particularly before school starts.
Thursday, August 15 at 3:30pm
Did you have a great time at the lizard-themed Nature Detective Workshops for Kids this summer or just want to know more about lizards? Everyone is invited to meet children's author and lizard expert, Marta Magellan. In this free, interactive program about lizards, learn more about her book, Those Lively Lizards, and become lizard experts. Marta will be selling copies of her book, donating 10% of the proceeds to our library, and raffling two copies of the book. Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring this author visit. This special author visit celebrates Viva Florida 500 and the Florida Library Youth Program's 2013 theme Dig Into Reading.
Just for Babies and Family Storytimes Every Tuesday in August
Thanks to our library branch's partnership with volunteers Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail of Bird Island Park, Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail will host Just for Babies at 10:15am and Family Storytime at 11am every Tuesday in August.
Saturday, August 10 @2pm
Children (Age 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 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.