Friday, October 25 @ 6pm
Calling all monsters, princesses, friendly ghosts, and superheroes, come in your costume to our (un-scary) After-Hours Halloween Party, or come just as you are. Join us for a fun, family-oriented evening, including games, crafts, & treats.
Friday, October 25 @ 10:30am
This week's storytime will celebrate fall festivities, pumpkins, gourds and Halloween. We'll read Who Loves Fall by Bob Raczka and other stories. Join us for music and a craft, too.
Friday, October 11 @ 10:30am
Storytime will feature some special visitors this week in recognition of Fire Safety Week. Cora Clements, Senior Forest Ranger of the Florida Forest Service, and her friend, Smokey the Bear, and will read a special story. Children will learn how to build and put out campfires safely, and be given a tour of the wildland fire fighting vehicle and its special equipment.
Friday, October 18 @ 10:30am
There’s no need to rush out after storytime. Instead, stay, socialize with other adults, and maybe even relax. Toys and games will be provided for the little ones so that they can socialize, too.
Friday, October 18 @ 10:30am
Wheels, wings, spokes and motors. We'll be investigating transportation this week in storytime. Join us for music, movement and a craft, too.
Tuesday, October 15 @ 11am
Join Ms. Anne and our favorite Bird Island Park volunteers - Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail - for a special bird-themed storytime celebrating Viva Florida 500 with a craft and nature walk afterwards in Bird Island Park. If the weather's nice, we'll gather in the meeting room and then take storytime outdoors, so bring a comfy blanket. The whole family is invited to celebrate Viva Florida 500, our feathered friends, and our wonderful partnership with Bird Island Park.
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.
Tuesday, October 22 @ 11am
Join us as we celebrate our amazing Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Family Storytime for National Friends of the Library (FOL) Week. Special guest readers will include our Library Director, Debra Rhodes Gibson and PV-FOL board member, Carolyn Hirsch with Ms. Anne providing the songs, dancing, and special autumn craft. Not a member of the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library? Join at today's storytime and become part of a group that promotes our library and raises funding for our library's books, AV materials, programs, and more.
Tuesday, October 15 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, October 12 @ 10am
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.