Wednesday, December 11 @ 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.
Saturday, December 28 @ 10am
Kids driving you nuts? Bring them to the library for an afternoon of epic adventure in Middle Earth. This event is for all ages, but please note that the movie is rated PG-13 for intense fantasy action, violence, and frightening images. Snacks, beverages, and comfy rugs to lie on will be provided, thanks to the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Saturday, March 1 @ 5pm
Teens (Grades 6-12), bring your friends and join us for a couple hours of gaming -- we have Halo, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, and x-Box 360 games. Be sure to try out our new Wii U, too. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.
Thursday, December 12 @ 6pm
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.
Thursday, December 19 @ 3:30pm
Teens (ages 12-17), come get crafty and make original ornaments so you can turn your room into a Winter Wonderland. You'll learn how to make some really cool 3-dimensional ornaments out of yarn, string, and glue. For those who are really ambitious, you can make a tree out of string and glue. This is a free program, sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, December 21 @ 10:30am
Kids and teens (Age 8-17) are welcome to join our new knitting group, The Knit Wits. Learn to knit, or bring in something you’ve already started, and knit with the group. Please bring in your own knitting needles, if you have them.
Friday, December 20 from 2pm - 5pm
Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to join us for our Teen Holiday Party which includes gaming with our PlayStation3, Nintendo WiiU, and X-Box 360; a White Elephant Exchange; making holiday cards for senior citizens; enjoying pizza and sodas; and relaxing with your friends right before the holidays. To participate in the White Elephant Exchange, simply bring a wrapped gift that is $5 or less. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Thank you to our Teen Advisory Board and VolunTeens for helping to host this party.
Wednesday, December 18 @ 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.
Wednesday, December 18 from 3pm - 6pm
Held this month on the third Wednesday due to the Christmas 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, December 11 @ 4pm
The whole family is invited to a holiday-themed crafting event with Ms. Anne, the teens of the Arts in Motion Club, and our library volunteers. We'll have winter and holiday crafts for all ages, festive music, and milk and cookies for all to enjoy. All materials and refreshments are generously 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.