Kids Events & Programs

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homework helpHomework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, November 25 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Be Your Own ScientistKids Be Your Own Scientist: Maps
Anastasia Island
Wednesday, November 26 @ 3pm

There is no school and the kids are bored. Sounds like a perfect time to take a break and come to the library. Kids, ages 3-10, are invited to the library to learn about maps. We will make our own treasure maps and even go on a fun treasure hunt through the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Kids LEGO ClubKids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, November 26 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with our LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

 

4H science club4-H Science After School Club (Grades 4-5)
Bartram Trail
Monday, December 1 @ 5pm

The Crazy Comets 4-H Club is now meeting at the Bartram Trail Branch Library. If you're in 4th or 5th grade and crazy about science, come join the club. Space is limited; sign up today on 4-HOnline www.4honline.com. For more information, please contact the club leader, Vara Suresh, at 339-222-9284 or varasuresh@gmail.com.

 

Homework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, December 2 @ 4pm -
6pmhomework help

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free, one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed; it's on a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

fire truckFamily Storytime: Meet Your Local Super Heroes
Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 3 @ 10am

Come and meet our local Super Heroes. The men and women of the Switzerland Fire House will bring fire fighting trucks and an ambulance for you to explore. They will also teach us lots of ways to be safe in our homes and neighborhoods.

 

Winter StorytimeHoliday Storytimes: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, December 3 @ 10:15am & 11:05am

Join us this week for our very special holiday themed toddler and preschool storytime programs. We will have a fun candycane craft for the kids during craft time at 10:45am. We can't wait to see you!

 

Holly Jolly Storytime: Southeast
Wednesday, December 3 @ 11am

Come dressed in your holiday best for our jolliest storytime yet. Join us for some stories, songs, treats, and a very special guest all the way from the North Pole. Ho! Ho! Ho! This program is great for infants through elementary-aged children.

 

Kids JEA WorkshopJEA Workshop for Kids: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, December 3 @ 3pm

Attention math geeks and science nerds: your parents need your help to save energy and money. Come to our DIY Science program and learn how to measure energy used in your home. You can then use these calculations to see where you can make some changes to save money and help save the earth. You’ll be able to borrow a home energy kit for two weeks to do your own experiments at home. Recommended for ages 10 and up (unless you’re a MATH GENIUS.) Please bring your adult with you. Register online or call 348-0718. Presented for free by the Green Team Project in conjunction with JEA and SJCPLS.

 

movie matineeChildren's Movie Matinee: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 3 @ 3pm
It's an early release day, so grab your friends and join us for a movie. Please contact us at 827-6960 to find out what we're showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.

 

homework helpHomework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, December 9 @ 4pm -
6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-on-one tutoring. No appointment needed; it's on a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

yogaKids Yoga: Southeast
Tuesday, December 9 @ 4:30pm

Yoga is a great way to increase flexibility, lower stress, and improve energy. Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches and exercises. This program is for beginners and fun for the whole family. Please wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat. Teens are welcome, too.

 

Blue Ornament & TinselBedtime Holiday Storytime: Ponte Vedra
Tuesday, December 9 @ 6:30pm

The whole family is invited to join one of our favorite Bird Island Park storytime volunteers, Ms. Suzanne, for a very special holiday storytime featuring The Polar Express! Come wearing your pajamas, if you wish, and light refreshments will be provided. Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for sponsoring this special annual holiday celebration at our library.

 

BT StorytimesMy Gym Family Storytime: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 10 @ 10:15am
Surprise! Those fun folks from My Gym will be here today to frolic, laugh, and play. Age appropriate activities for infants to 4-year-olds.

 

Santa ClausStories with Santa: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, December 10 @ 10:30am

Bring in your little ones to have a very special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. He will be here sharing stories about the North Pole and answering questions from the wee ones about what life is like for Santa. Remember to bring your camera, as this is sure to be a memory you won't want to forget.

Bell Crafts

 

Jingle Crafts for Kids: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, December 10 @ 2:30pm

Kids can come into the library to create some great jingly holiday crafts and ornaments. We will supply the craft materials - you supply the creativity. All crafting supplies are free, courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

Kids LEGO ClubKids (Grades K-5) LEGO Club: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 10 @ 3pm
Come into the library to play with our LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

 

art programAfter-School Crafts with Teens: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, December 10 @ 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.

 

teen chess clubChess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 10 @ 4:30pm

Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.

 

MAIN-IAC Labs: Hour of Code
Thursday, December 11 @ 4pm
Mainiac Labs is branching out into new territory by participating in the world wide Hour of Code! Kids (Ages 4+), can explore a basic introduction to computer science and even learn basic programming skills using the Angry Birds platform. This 1 hour program is designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics. There will be a guided lesson followed by individual and group exploration. Sponsored by The Friends of Main Library St. Augustine.

 

Kids LEGO Brick ClubKids LEGO Brick Club: Anastasia Island
Friday, December 12 @ 3:30pm
Come into the library to play with over 60 pounds of LEGO bricks and pieces. We supply the LEGO bricks and fun - all you need to bring is your imagination. There is no registration or fee for this program.

 

Read to RoverRead to Rover: Jingle Barks
Southeast
Saturday, December 13 @ 11am

Beginning readers are invited to practice their reading skills when they read to a real, live therapy dog. Our dogs will be dressed in their holiday best for this week's session. Come prepared to read your favorite seasonal story.

 

childrenFree Nemours BrightStart Screenings for Ages 3 - 5
Ponte Vedra
Tuesday, December 16
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.

 

movieAfternoon Family Movie: Southeast
Wednesday, December 17 @ 2pm

Join us to watch a new DVD release featuring a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. For movie title, call the library at 827-6900. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Elftastic Crafts!Winter Wonderland Crafts for Kids: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, December 17 @ 2:30pm

Kids can come into the library to meet our very own Elf on the Library Shelf, watch and sing along with our shadow puppet caroling show, decorate their own holiday cookie, and make an elf-tastic craft. All supplies are free, courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

art programChildren's Art Activity (Grades 3 - 5): Bartram Trail
Wednesday, December 17 @ 3pm

If you like art, and you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month's artist.

 

 

LegoLEGO Club for Tweens: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, December 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.

 


movieFamily Film Series: Main
Thursday, December 18 @ 4pm
We're showing an amazing family film sequel. This new release film features some amazing dolphins and their amazing tales. The film is free and so is the popcorn, while it lasts. Bring a friend and enjoy a family film on us. Brought to you by the Friends of Main Library St. Augustine.

 

New MovieMovie Event with Four Turtles and a Rat
Anastasia Island
Friday, December 19 @ 3pm

(PG13) When a kingpin threatens New York City, a news reporter find a quad of mutants which makes an alliance to unravel Shredder's plan. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

 

Blue Ornament & TinselKids Holiday Craft Party: Southeast
Saturday, December 20 @ 2pm

Kids of all ages are invited to join us for jingles as we craft the afternoon away. Seasonal supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library. 

 

movie nightAfternoon Family Movie: Southeast
Monday, December 22 @ 2pm

Join us to watch a new DVD release (rated PG) featuring the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain. For movie title, call the library at 827-6900. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Read to RoverRead to Rover: Southeast
Saturday, December 27 @ 11am

Beginning readers are invited to practice their reading skills when they read to a real, live therapy dog! Don't forget to bring your Read to Rover Frequent Reader Card.

 

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