Teens

Teen Financial Literacy Workshop

teen financial literacy workshop Saturday, June 6 @ 10am to 3pm

Are you starting your first job? Are you graduating from high school soon? Are you about to head off to college? Whatever the reason, every teen needs to learn how to manage money.
The St. Johns River Chapter of the FICPA , and the St. Johns County Public Library are teaming up to help.
Subjects covered will include Careers and Income, Spending Wisely, Saving and Investing, Credit Cards and Debit Cards, How to Buy a Car,  How to Pay for College and more.  Lunch will be provided.  Please call 827-6960 to register, class size is limited.

 

Teen Movie Club

MovieTuesday, May 12 from 5pm - 7:30pm

Teens (Ages 13 - 18 ONLY) are invited to join us at our new Movie Club featuring primarily book-to-movie adaptations! Bring your friends, chow down on pizza and sodas, and let us know if the movie lived up to the book. You don't have to read the book to come, but the books are all available in the library. We will be watching the first movie in the Pitch Perfect series starring Anna Kendrick in anticipation of Pitch Perfect 2 which releases on May 15 in theatres. This movie is based on a book (non-fiction):  Pitch Perfect: The quest for collegiate a cappella glory by Mickey Rapkin. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

 

Children's Book Week: Japanese culture & Candy Sushi

Saturday, May 9 @ 1 pm

First Book of Sushi book coverKids and teens are invited to learn about Japanese culture, including customs, food, and language and to make candy sushi. Learn how to use chopsticks and to spell your name in Katakana. See how Japanese culture has influenced some of the items you love to check out of the library. Plus, for those of you who want to try the real thing, Ms. Michelle will bring some samples of o-nigiri, a rice snack wrapped with seaweed.

 

 

LEGO Club for Tweens

LegoWednesday, May 20 from 3pm - 4:30pm
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. All young LEGO lovers, please enjoy our brand-new LEGO table in the Children's Department, purchased by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, so that this special program may just be for the Tweens!

 

Teen Gaming Night

teen gamingWednesday, May 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, Nintendo WiiU, and Nintendo Wii 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.

 

POP Con: A Library Popular Culture Convention

popcorn and ticketsSaturday, May 9 from 11am-4pm

Come in for our first annual library popular culture convention! Take part in panels, learn about cosplay & comics, play video games, watch movies, and do crafts. It's a family affair for ALL ages!

 

Teen Cooking: National Hamburger Month

Tuesday, May 12 @ 6pm

cheeseburgerJoin us for the latest in our Teen Cooking series. Did you know May is National Hamburger Month? Come learn how to make beef and vegetarian burgers with a toppings bar, sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. Please register for this free program by calling the library at 827-6900.


 

Teen Gaming Club

teen gamingSaturday, May 30 @ 2pm

Teens are invited to the Southeast Library to play our new Wii U, provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library! Bring your preferred controllers (optional) and have fun gaming on the big screen!

 

Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 23 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


Teen Lounge

Saturday, May 30 @ 1pm

Kid PaintingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 


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