Tuesday, April 16 from 10 am - 12:30 pm
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to receive a 10-minute FREE Early Literacy Screening at the Library courtesy of Nemours BrightStart! Registration will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis on this day by a representative of Nemours. Nemours BrightStart will be returning monthly in 2013 to conduct more screenings at the Library for those not able to take advantage of the opportunity on this date. Utilize this free screening to find out where your child's literacy strengths lay and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:15 am
Join us for a special "Just for Babies", celebrating National Library Week, with stories about loving to read and the library! Each baby attending will receive a special sticker. Parents, guardians, and grandparents: don't forget to sign up for a library card for yourself and for your baby/grandbaby - no age is too young!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 11 am
Join Ms. Anne and her special guest readers - local firefighters - for a special Family Storytime celebrating National Library Week! The firefighters will read the stories with Ms. Anne leading the songs and fingerplays. Every child will receive a special Dr. Seuss bookmark and an opportunity to explore the fire truck outside!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 2 pm
Dr. Maarten van de Guchte, Executive Director of the Beaches Museum and History Park presents: They Came Before Us, Florida's First Coast. This program is made possible by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, April 16 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Teens ages 13 - 18 ONLY are invited to join our new Teen Advisory Board and have a say in the materials we order for teens, the teen programs we offer, and much more at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Participation in the Teen Advisory Board counts as service hours and snacks will be served provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Join us for our meeting - led by Youth Services Librarian Anne Crawford - and get involved. This meeting will be held the 3rd Tuesday - instead of the 2nd Tuesday - due to the Library's Book Sale.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 6 pm
All ages are invited to join Instructional Technology Coordinator for the St. Johns County School District, Jesse Gates, as he gives us all specific tips on privacy and staying safe with social networking!
Tuesday, April 16 @ 4 pm
Everyone is invited to attend these FREE 1-hour legal classes that will be held every Tuesday at 4:00 pm at the Southeast Branch through April 23rd. All classes are presented by St. Johns Legal Aid Staff.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 6:30 pm
Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular Wednesday storytime where we do storytime backwards! Arts and crafts come first and then we will wind down with some favorite stories. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.
We will be reading books about community helpers in honor of the National Library Week theme Communities Matter as well as Miss Kristine's new favorite book Can I Bring Woolly to the Library, Ms. Reeder?.