Tuesday, November 19 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, November 9 @ 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.
Saturday, November 16 @ 2pm
Looking for fun for the whole family? Come in and play Bingo for Books from 2pm to 3pm today. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library.
Wednesday, November 13 @ 3pm
If you like art, and you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month's artist.
Wednesday, November 13 @ 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.
Wednesday, November 27 @ 2pm
Come into the library to play with our 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.
Wednesday, November 6 @ 3pm
It's an early release day, so grab your friends and join us for a movie. Please contact us at 827-6960 to find out what we're showing this week on our big screen. Snacks are provided; bring your own drinks.
Wednesday, November 6 @ 3:30pm
Calling all fossil hunters and dinosaur lovers. Ancient teeth and bones of marine animals await you at the Hastings Branch Library. First we'll make dinosaur cookies and put them in the oven. Then we'll sift for natural treasures and match them to fossil charts. Finally, it will be time to frost the cookies while watching a dinosaur "creature feature." To top it off, you'll get to take your fossils home with you.
Friday, November 22 @ 3:30pm
(PG13) Join us to watch our new take on an old favorite. A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Call 209-3730 for movie title.
Wednesday, November 27 @ 2:30pm
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.