Ponte Vedra Branch

St. Johns Reads Event: Family Storytime

Last Train to ParadiseThursday, February 5 @ 11am

All aboard the Storytime Express! Join us for a very special train-themed Family Storytime celebrating our library system's 2015 St. Johns Reads selection about Henry Flagler, Last Train to Paradise by Les Standiford. Ms. Anne will share her favorite train stories in addition to the usual dancing, singing, and more. Train-lovers, feel free to wear your favorite train conductor attire if you wish! Parents, grandparents, and caregivers, we'll be handing out the brochure with all the related events for St. Johns Reads for adults and teens including a special visit by the author himself.

 

Book Talk Cafe: Dr. Thomas Graham

Book TalkMonday, February 23 @ 6:30pm

Meet Dr. Thomas Graham, history professor emeritus at Flagler College. Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine is his latest book, a biography of the multi-millionaire who had an enormous impact on the Ancient City and the state of Florida. The book is packed with intriguing and little known details about the Standard Oil tycoon. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Dr. Gerson Yessin Music Series: A Piano Trio

Tuesday, February 24 @ 6:30pm

MusicThe next concert of the 2014/2015 season will feature a trio of pianists,  Dr. Gary Smart, and two of his talented students,
Yukino Miyake and Dillon Duggan. 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.


Great Books Discussion Group

Monday, February 2 @ 3pm

BooksJoin us for a Great Books Discussion. The group meets monthly and the book to be discussed is from the 1st Series of the Great Books Reading & Discussion Program, entitled Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Pre-K Storytime

Tuesday, January 27 @ 11am

Children ages 4-5 are invited to join Mr. Andy and Ms. Marcia in The Randolph Caldecott Children's Room every Tuesday, January through April, for an engaging story time program. We will read books, sing songs and try on our crafting skills.  Parents and caregivers are invited too.

 

Book Talk Cafe: Author Steve Berry

Book TalkMonday, January 12 @ 6:30pm

Meet New York Times bestselling author, Steve Berry. He will discuss The Lincoln Myth, his most recent thrilling, globe-trotting Cotton Malone adventure. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Dr. Gerson Yessin Music Series

Tuesday, January 13 @ 6:30pm

MusicThe next concert in the series will feature a Violin Duet with Aurelia Duca and Clinton Dewing, both members of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. 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.


Adventures in Art: Jan Norris

Tuesday, January 13 @ 2pm

Please join us for a presentation by Jan Norris, Director for Education, Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, on "The Sculptures of Chaim Gross." This program is made possible by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Club

Tuesday, January 27 @ 3pm

Book ClubPlease join us as we discuss In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.

 

 


Great Books Discussion Group

Monday, January 5 @ 3pm

BooksJoin us for a Great Books Discussion. The group meets monthly and the book to be discussed is from the 1st Series of the Great Books Reading & Discussion Program, entitled "Apology" by Plato. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

 

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