Ponte Vedra Branch
Tuesday, October 21 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 lie, and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Wednesday, October 8 @ 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. Please Note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.
Wednesday, October 1 @ 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, Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo Wii, or X-Box 360 set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Don't worry about waiting for a turn - we'll have board games to play. Snacks will be provided. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and our friends at Sony. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.
Thursday, October 30 @ 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.
Monday, October 6 @ 3pm
The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading books from Great Conversations 6. This month's book is Holy Week by Deborah Eisenberg. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, October 13 @ 6:30pm
This month's Book Talk Café program features Robert N. Macomber, author of a popular series of naval thrillers. His current novel is Honors Rendered the 11th in what will be a 22 book series. Join us for this free program which is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, September 22 @ 6:30pm
After a summer hiatus, FOL’s popular Book Talk Café program returns with a book that will have readers’ hearts pounding. The Shield is the sequel to the bestselling thriller, The Blade, by writing team Lynn Sholes and Joe Moore. Join us for this free program which is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Thursday, September 25 @ 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 the library at 827-6950.
Wednesday, September 17 @ 4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades (ages 9 - 13) 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.