Ms. Anne presents programs for little ones!
Just for Babies - Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:15am; for babies up to 15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby. Families with multiple children are encouraged to attend Family Storytime.
Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.
Wednesday, January 8 from 4 - 5pm
Children (Kindergarten - 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.
Wednesday, January 15 from 4 - 5pm
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, tweens in 4th-7th grades 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.
Wednesday, January 22 from 3pm - 6pm
Every 4th Wednesday of the month, the whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and many 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.
Tuesday, January 21 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 lay and what you can do to help them improve in any other areas before they start school.
Saturday, January 11 from 10am - 12pm
All children are invited to be read to by a teen, or practice reading to a teen, in the Children's Department - this program is presented by the teens of Ponte Vedra High School's Book Club. Select what you'd like to hear, read from any of our books, or bring your favorites from home. Please note: All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the program and to be a teen participating in the program, you must be a member of the Ponte Vedra High School Book Club.
Wednesday, January 29 @ 2:30pm
Did you ever wonder how archaeologists find sites? Excavate a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to find out. Dig up the past and learn about real tools, fieldwork, and archaeological sites through hands-on activities. Come join us for our St. Johns Reads Kick-off program; sponsored and hosted by the Florida Public Archaeology Network.
Wednesday, January 15 @ 2:30pm
Kids and Tweens can come into the library to create some unique bird feeders and origami birds. You'll be able to take your feeder home or leave it here to enter in our contest! All crafting supplies are provided, courtesy of the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Saturday, January 18 @ 10:30am
Kids and teens (Age 8-17) are welcome to join our new knitting group, The Knit Wits. Learn to knit, or bring in something you’ve already started, and knit with the group. Please bring in your own knitting needles, if you have them.
Wednesday, January 8 @ 4:30pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interesting in learning? Wondering what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you're in 5th through 12th grades, and would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.