Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Tuesday, May 28 @ 11am
Ms. Suzanne, of Bird Island Park, hosts Family Storytime at 11am in the FOL Community Room. This storytime, full of stories, crafts, and music, will have you loving books and libraries.
June 3 - August 3
Who says kids have all the fun? Starting the first week in June through the first week in August adults can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program for weekly and grand prizes at the end of the program. Just submit a brief review of any book that you read during this time period and you’ll be entered for weekly and program end raffle drawings. The more you read the more chances you have of winning! For more information, please call the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk.
Monday, June 3 from 3 - 4:30 pm
The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading short stories from the "Seven Deadly Sins Sampler." The next "deadly sin" to be discussed will be on "Gluttony." We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, June 5 from 5 - 7pm
All 13 - 18 year-olds are invited to have fun with your friends at the library and play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), Nintendo Wii, and X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Snacks will be served. 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.
Thursday, June 6 @ 11 am - 12 pm
Learn how to access and navigate the Internet, as well as learn to do some basic searches. Participants must have a basic knowledge of computers. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please contact the Reference department at (904) 827-6950, or, simply ask at the Reference Desk.
Wednesday, June 12 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm
For rising 6th - 12th graders ONLY, at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, and featuring "Warm Bodies" (rated PG-13) based on the popular book of the same name! We will be showing "Warm Bodies" (rated PG-13), raffling off teen zombie fiction and survival guides, and for those who come dressed as zombies, raffling off a DVD of the movie! Pizza and sodas will be served, and there will be video gaming, crafting, and even zombie bowling, too. Join us and pick up your book review slips to participate in this summer's Teen Reading Program themed "Beneath the Surface"! Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring this party.
Saturday, June 15 from 2-3 pm
Children ages 5 - 11 are invited for a special monthly crafting event with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club in the PGA Media Room. All materials are provided free. Please Note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.
June 17 - August 3
All children birth - 5th grade are invited to participate in FLYP which includes books and other prizes for reading and fun, weekly performances from magician Mark Alan, LB Reptile Experience, Saltwater Cowgirls, and much more. All performances, the celebratory ice cream party, and the new Scholastic book prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library! Call the library at (904) 827-6950 for more details.
June 17 - August 3
All rising 6th - 12th graders should stop by the Reference Desk after June 10 to pick up a summer reading bookmark review to participate. All reviews will be entered into a weekly raffle for 2 books from the prize cart. Three grand prize winners will each receive a gift certificate to Seymour's Bookstore. All prizes are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library!
Monday, June 17 @ 4pm
We choose topics on current international issues for the following month for group discussion. This month's topic focuses on "Intervention." Our group welcomes new participants. The program is written and sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. Contact Bonnie Morrow with any questions at 285-6096 or email@example.com. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, June 17 @6:00 pm
The 3rd annual Ponte Vedra Book Fair introduces 10 regional authors deserving of better recognition. Each author will discuss their personal journeys, from writing to publication, and later will sign and sell their books. Sponsored by the Ponte Vedra Beach Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, June 19 from 4 - 5pm
Tweens in 4th - 7th grades are invited to come to the library and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun 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.
Thursday, June 20 @ 3:30 pm
Kick off a summer of reading right with the always-fun Youth Services Librarians (Michelle and Beth) from the Hastings Branch Library, this year known as The Spud Sisters! Join us as they present an interactive program guaranteed to get the audience involved with stories, songs, and more! All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend; however, please be aware that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. FLYP events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library!
"Just for Babies" (10:15am) and Family Storytimes (11am) Tuesdays in June and July
Thanks to our partnership with Ms. Suzanne of Bird Island Park, the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host "Just for Babies" (10:15am) and Family Storytime (11am) every Tuesday in June and July.
Tuesday, June 25 @ 3 pm
Please join us as we discuss "The Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or simply come to the Library's Reference Desk.
Wednesday, June 26 @ 3pm
The whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and may 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.
Thursday, June 27 @ 2:30 and 3:30 pm (repeat show)
Ever look out your window and wonder what kind of snake that was lying in your yard? Gather the family, friends, and neighbors and come to the reptile show at the library! LB Reptile Experience will bring lizards, snakes, turtles and more to our library! This program helps educate children about the needs, conservation, and care of these wonderful reptiles. All of our FLYP events this summer will have a Florida flavor in honor of Viva Florida 500! Children of all ages are encouraged to attend; however, please be aware that FLYP Programs are geared toward the school-age child. FLYP events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library!
PV Branch Tour & Info
Mon. - Wed. 10am - 8pm
Thurs. - Fri 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed
Amy Ring, Branch Manager
Anne Crawford, Youth Services
Joan Hakala, Reference
Lidia Wolfcale, Circulation
Meeting Room & Equipment Information:
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