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.
Saturday, November 16 @ 1pm
Connect with your friends and others in your community on International Games Day. Games let us practice strategy, planning, cooperation, and memory skills. But they're also just plain fun. Whether it's on the PS3, Wii, board games, or just plain checkers, we'll have some serious playtime at the Hastings 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.
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.
Wednesday, November 20 @ 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.
Tuesday, November 12 @ 4:30pm
Teens (Ages 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.
Wednesday, November 6 @ 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, Nintendo Wii, 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.
Wednesday, November 13 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interesting in learning? Wondering what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you're in 5th through 12th grades, and would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.
Monday, October 6 @ 6pm and Tuesday, October 14 @ 6pm
Fall is in the air, and if you’re a high school junior or senior, that means college applications. Applying to college can seem like a daunting task -- but one thing that you shouldn’t worry about is the application essay. This 2-part workshop will explain what colleges are looking for in those essays they ask you to write. Applying for a couple of scholarships? The workshop will address those, too. By the end of the class series, you should have a good grasp of what makes a solid essay—arguably the most important part of any application.
Parents, this class series is free—it’s completely funded by the Bartram Trail Branch Friends of the Library. Pre-registration is requested, and can be arranged by calling the library at 827-6960.
Friday, November 22 @ 3:30 pm
Teens, join us for gaming on the Xbox, PlayStation or Wii, play board games, paint, or just hang out with your friends in a fun, friendly environment. Guitars and a keyboard are available if you feel like getting musical.