News Articles About the Library

Nature Detective workshops for kids

Bartram Trail Library offers events and services through building closure (page 13)

Libraries to host summer reading program

Best Summer at The Library: St. Johns County Government Connection, SJC Today (video)

Ponte Vedra Library reference Librarian recognized

St. Johns County libraries get 8 VR headsets

Pope’s View: Our libraries are community connectors

St. Johns County Libraries will soon get virtual reality headsets for patrons

Virtual Reality coming to local libraries in St. Johns County

AROUND HASTINGS: Friends of the Library works to enhance local programs

St. Johns County Libraries Diving Into VR With Oculus Go

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants draws nearly 60 people for ‘Springtime at Downton’ event

Plant program draws ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

Commissioners look at library costs; no fees or cuts proposed

‘Downton Abbey’ Fans, Friday’s Ponte Vedra Library Event Is For You

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants to host ‘Springtime at Downton’ at Ponte Vedra library March 29

Teen Gaming Club returns to Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library

St. Johns County Library System Looks To The Future

St. Johns County Public Library System to host planning session in Nocatee on future of public library

Community invited to Library Visioning Sessions

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library reopens

FEB. 23: Author Lisa Wingate Appearance at World Golf Village

Storybook Learning with St. Johns County Librarian Alex Phillips

Library collects 9K food items for local families

St. Johns Reads 2019 to include special events (pg. 12)

Bestselling novelist to visit St. Johns County

The St. Johns County Public Library’s “One Community, One Read” program to feature author Lisa Wingate’s appearance

AROUND HASTINGS: Check out dragons at the library

County admin: No cut in library hours for now

Return to Downton at the library (page 5, 17, and 21)

Best-selling novelist Lisa Wingate to hold book signing at World Golf Village

Observe the moon as part of international event at the crop maze

Halloween comes early to Ponte Vedra library

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library prepares for temporary closure

Library to host Digital Bookmobile Tour

Prominent children’s author to visit library in Ponte Vedra Beach

St. Johns County Today: National Library Card Sign-Up Month (video)

POPE’S VIEW: Library card sign-up month is here

AROUND HASTINGS: Libraries provide so much more than books

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants to return to Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Oct. 13

Library program offers free accredited high school diploma program

Team UP Hastings helps students start the school year off right

Back to school success with top resources from your library (page 21)

Library offers tools for a successful school year

POPE’S VIEW: Don’t forget the best ‘free’ school supply

SJC rolls out new bookmobile, set to give thousands access to books (video)

New Bookmobile has hit the road; Library offers college test preparation courses (pg 10)

Cat Castles & Forts Built on Cat-urday (pg 3)

New bookmobile hits the road

St. Johns County Public Library System offers free summer reading program

Library workshops connect kids with nature

SJC Today: Libraries Summer Reading program (video)

St. Johns County Public Library System invites participation in survey

Find fun for all ages at the library

County’s bookmobiles fill gaps as scattered growth continues

Outgoing Ponte Vedra reference librarian will be missed, The Ponte Vedra Leader

Living library features ‘human books’ of knowledge

St. Johns County celebrates National Library Week

More than Books: A Mom’s Guide to Your Public Libraries

April 14: The Living Library Present ‘Human Books’

National Library Week: Make Your Own Kids Retro Crafts & Toys

Publishing guru to discuss marketing strategies for writers

Auction, book sale to benefit Island library

Bestselling author Steve Berry to visit Book Talk Cafe

Library’s Food for Fines program collects over 7,000 items

SJC Today: BrainFuse (video)

Library to host holiday decorating program

Jacksonville Symphony conductor kicks off library’s Musical Madness season

Library ‘power cards’ are waiting for all of us

Yessin Honored by Friends of the Ponte Vedra Library

SJCPLS Media Room

Media representatives seeking information about the St. Johns County Public Library System and/or its programs and services, events, or initiatives should contact:

Lisa Calvert
Virtual Services Librarian and Marketing Coordinator

July 2019 Press Releases

Kids keep reading skills sharp and stay cool with THE BEST SUMMER at the library
Release Date: 15 July 2019

June 2019 Press Releases

2019 Nature Detective Workshops for Kids
Release Date: 5 June 2019

May 2019 Press Releases

SJCPLS Announces “The Best Summer” New Summer Reading Program
Release Date: 22 May 2019

April 2019 Press Releases

Libraries = Strong Communities; Flexible Career Online High School Program removes barriers for adult students seeking better career options
Release Date: 9 April 2019

Libraries strengthen their communities: local public library wins Innovation Grant Award just in time for National Library Week
Release Date: 2 April 2019

March 2019 Press Releases

Bartram Trail Branch Library Closes Temporarily for Fire Suppression System Replacement
Release Date: 25 March 2019

You can help shape the library’s future. Join us for a Library Visioning Session. 
Release Date: 11 March 2019

January 2019 Press Releases

Library’s Food for Fines 2018 Holiday Program Sees 18% Increase in Donations
Release Date: 23 January 2019

“One Community, One Read” Program Will Feature Author Lisa Wingate’s Appearance
Release Date: 9 January 2019

November 2018 Press Releases

Food for Fines: Help yourself by helping others
Release Date: 13 November 2018

October 2018 Press Releases

SAVE THE DATE: Lisa Wingate appearance is the highlight of St. Johns Reads 2019!
Release Date: 24 October 2018

NASA@ My Library goes to the Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze
Release Date: 5 October 2018

St. Johns County Public Library to Host Digital Bookmobile Tour Event on October 17, 2018
Release Date: 3 October 2018

Library Staffer Wins Regional Library Innovation Award
Release Date: 1 October 2018

September 2018 Press Releases

Do Something Incredible This September. Get Your Library Card!
Release Date: 1 September 2018

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Closes Temporarily for Fire Suppression System Replacement
Release Date: 1 September 2018

August 2018 Press Releases

Earn an Accredited High School Diploma for free Through the St. Johns County Library
Release Date: 27 August 2018

Main Library Driveway Access Changes on Thursday, August 23rd
Release Date: 20 August 2018

“Community FOCUS Hastings” Back-to-School Event Distributes 425 School Supply Kits and More!
Release Date: 10 August 2018

July 2018 Press Releases

Back to School Success with top Resources From your Library
Release Date: 25 July 2018

New Bookmobile has hit the road!
Release Date: 10 July 2018

May 2018 Press Releases

Libraries Rock! SJCPLS announces 2018 summer reading program
Release Date: 24 May 2018

Kids can investigate lizards at the library with this summer’s Nature Detective workshops!
Release Date: 23 May 2018

April 2018 Press Releases

We want to know what you think about your library system
Release Date: 25 April 2018

Embrace leadership at your library: celebrate National Library Week April 8-14
Release Date: 8 April 2018

March 2018 Press Releases

Save the Date for The Living Library
Release Date: 26 March 2018

February 2018 Press Releases

Libraries celebrate Teen Tech Week with the theme “Libraries are for Creating”
Release Date: 27 February 2018

January 2018 Press Releases

Food for Fines collects over 7,000 items
Release Date: 3 January 2018

December 2017 Press Releases

St. Johns Reads 2018, “Dead Wake”
Release Date: December 2017

November 2017 Press Releases

Digital Dash
Release Date: 16 November 2017

Food for Fines
Release Date: 9 November 2017


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