Teens

Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationWednesday, December 12 @ 4 pm 
The library is a great place to get your volunteer hours!  Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour.  Class size is limited; please call 827-6960 for registration information. 

 

Teen Gamers

teen gamers Saturday, December 22  @ 5-7 pm

Hey teens! Are you wishin' and hopin' for that new Halo game? Well, bring your friends and come on out for an evening of gaming on Saturday, December 22 -- we have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, and the newest Halo game on X-Box 360! Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

 

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation

teen orientationWednesday, February 5 @ 4pm 
The library is a great place to get your volunteer hours. Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Class size is limited; please call the library at 827-6960 for registration information.

 

 

Teen Anime Club Halloween Party

HalloweenTuesday, October 29 @ 6pm

The Teen Anime Club is having a Halloween party and we'll be viewing a creepy anime feature. Wearing a costume isn't required, but it's definitely encouraged. Party refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.

 

Teen Events & Programs

filmCelebrate Teen Literature Day: Book Talks
Southeast
Accepting Submission through Thursday, April 17

Attention teens: We are seeking Book Talks that celebrate teen literature to post on the Southeast Blog. Book Talks may be no more than 30 seconds and must be about a teen book. Fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels are all acceptable. Book Talks need to be submitted to Miss Kristine or Miss Alex by Thursday, April 17. Call the library at 827-6900 for more information.

 

moneyMoney Smart Week: Teen Coffeehouse
Southeast
Saturday, April 12 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: come share your drawings, sketches, poems, stories... anything. We will meet in the Teen Lounge and share our art and the art of others. Bring your sketchbooks, journals, and your own coffee mug and we'll fill it with decaf coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or apple cider. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

Celebrate Money Smart Week with a little lesson on Dollars and Sense.

 

National Library Week 2014National Library Week: Support Teen Literature Day
Ponte Vedra
Monday, April 14 - Thursday, April 17

Celebrate National Library Week's Support Teen Literature Day (Thursday, April 17) all week by checking out our display of awesome teen books loved by both teens and adults. Teen books have gained popularity over the years and now many teen series and titles - The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars, Twilight, Percy Jackson, and so many more - are as beloved by adults as they are by teens. Check one (or several!) of these books out and find out what the fuss is about.

 

Lives Change @ Your Library logoNational Library Week: Lives Change @ Your Library
Hastings
Tuesday, April 15 @ 10am

It's National Library Week and this year's theme is Lives Change @ Your Library. The Hastings Branch Library is interested learning about a book or event that changed your life. Adults and teens, stop by the desk and jot down your experience and we'll display your responses. Also, libraries have changed dramatically over the decades. Let us know your "library memories." Stop by any time this week.

 

teen animeTeen Anime Club: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, April 15 @ 6pm 

Teens (Age 12+), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

National Library Week 2014LEGO Club for Tweens: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, April 16 @ 4pm

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 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. We love our tweens and that they use our library - happy National Library Week.


National Library Week 2014National Library Week: Teen Movie Night
Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, April 16 @ 5pm

All teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to celebrate National Library Week's Support Teen Literature Day with a new movie (rated PG-13) based on a popular book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Hobbit-related prizes will be raffled and pizza and sodas will be served thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Call the library at 827-6950 for the movie details and with any questions. Please note:  Due to the length of this movie, viewing will begin promptly at 5pm.

 

national library week 2014

National Library Week: Teen Literature Day
Bartram Trail
Thursday, April 17 from 2pm - 8pm

Teens, and those who love teen literature, are invited to celebrate Teen Literature Day, a special celebratory day during National Library Week. Join us anytime after school (2pm - 8pm) on April 17 to celebrate the announcement of the 2014 Teen Top Ten nominees. Have a sweet treat and browse through previous years' winners to find a new great read.

 

coins

Coin Club for Kids: Bartram Trail
Monday, April 21 @ 4pm

Hey kids, have you been thinking about starting a coin collection? Then you'll want to come to the "Introduction to Coin Collecting for Kids" program presented by the Greater Jacksonville Coin Club. You'll learn about the history of U.S. coins, how they are made, where the mints are located, and get to see coins like half cents, Flying Eagles, Indian Head cents, half dimes, half dollars, and many more. Registration is required, please call the library at 827-6960 to reserve your spot.

 

chimpanzeeEarth Day Nature Film: Southeast
Tuesday, April 22 @ 6pm

In honor of Earth Day, children, teens, and families are invited to view a film about an adorable baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. This film is rated G. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Family Board Game NightFamily Game Time: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, April 23 from 3pm - 6pm

Every 4th Wednesday of the month, 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 - including our new ones (Trivial Pursuit Family Edition, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Don't Drop the Egg, Super Mario Brothers Checkers, and Apples to Apples Disney Edition) are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Teen Movie EventTeen Epic Movie Event: Anastasia Island
Thursday, April 24 @ 4pm

(PG13) Come see the second part in the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins. The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Knit WitsKnit Wits Knitting Club for Kids & Teens
Anastasia Island
Saturday, April 26 @ 10:30am
The Knit Wits is a family affair. Kids 8-17 are welcome to learn to knit, or bring along mom so she can learn too. Learn to knit, or bring in something you’ve already started, and knit with the group. Please bring your own knitting needles, if you have them.

 

 

Teen Corner

Teens, please be careful who you chat with and what you say online. Never give out your full name, address, phone number, or other personal info to anyone online. Click here for Internet Safety Tips.

Blast off to the Southeast Galaxy Room. The ultimate teen gaming experience...come check out all the games we have for Wii, including Rock Band, Guitar Hero, and Super Smash Brothers. Grab a group of friends and get moving. You must be between the ages of 11 and 18 and sign in at the Youth Services desk at Southeast with your valid library card or photo ID to gain access to our fantastic gaming galaxy. For the weekly game room schedule, please call (904) 827-6900 or check out our blog.

Don't miss the great TEEN EVENTS scheduled at your library branches. Come for gaming, movies, anime groups, teen crafts & more. We even have study groups for the ACT & SAT.

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