Tuesday, August 20 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.
Wednesday, August 21 @4pm
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.
Baby / Toddler Time: Wednesdays @ 10:15am
Little Ones Craft Time: Wednesdays @ 10:45am
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 11:05am
Storytimes are every Wednesday through November 27. Baby & Toddler storytimes are for children up to 18 months. Craft time is open to all children and focuses on teaching scissor, glue and coloring skills. Preschool storytimes are open to any child who can sit for longer stories and participate in active songs. Come for songs, stories, and fun. We look forward to seeing you. To ensure everyone is able to enjoy quality storytimes, we have a maximum capacity of 50. For more information on storytimes at other branches, please click here.
Saturday, August 24 @ 3pm
Get to know the St. Johns County Bookmobile. It will be here for all of our patrons to tour and learn more about all of the fabulous Bookmobile services. We'll also have a great craft for the family while they are here.
Friday, August 30 @ 3:45pm
BLAST OFF! Space Show! Join us for an outer-space adventure as we launch out of the atmosphere, fly at 17,500 miles per hour in orbit 250 miles above the earth! Try out a Boom Science space suit, fly on a one-person space vehicle, and complete an important mission before returning to earth.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Friday, August 9 @ 3pm
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.
Friday, July 26 at 10:15 am & 11:15 am (repeat performance)
Did you love Magician Mark Alan's magic show yesterday or just love magic shows? Join us today as Magician Mark Alan presents our Teen Advisory Board volunteers, trained the last six weeks, to present their own magic show for children! The whole family is invited to come see the "big kids" perform magic! The 11:15 am magic show is a repeat of the first. These special magic shows and the magic workshops at which the teen magicians were trained by Magician Mark Alan are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, August 7 @ 11am
Bring in your family to meet Captain William Mayhem (from the Pirate Museum) and be mystified by his magical pirate talents. See some cool pirate artifacts during this hour long pirate adventure show. This very special Viva Florida 500 and Summer Reading Wrap up program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. To ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the program, there will be 95 tickets available 1 hour before each show. Children of all ages may attend; please be aware, however, that the Summer Reading Programs are geared toward the school-age child.
Friday, August 9 @ 10:30am
Fly with us this Friday as we share stories about our feathered friends. Find out how pigeons and people learn how to co-exist peacefully in Elizabeth Baguley's Pigeon Poop. We'll also read about Penguin and Pinecone, a pair who form an unlikely, but adorable, avian friendship.
Friday, August 2 @ 10:30am
Do you cackle? Do you shout and sing? When do you whisper? This week we will be reading stories about voice, such as Mo Willems's What's Your Sound, Hound? and Shout! Shout it Out! by Denise Fleming. Join us for music and puppets, too.