Ponte Vedra Branch

Teen Gaming Night

teen gamingWednesday, September 3 @ 5pm

Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to have fun with friends at the library. Play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3, Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo Wii, or X-Box 360 set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Don't worry about waiting for a turn - we'll have board games to play. Snacks are provided. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and our friends at Sony. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

 

Great Books Discussion Group

BooksMonday, September 8 @ 3pm

The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading books from Great Conversations 6. This month's book is My Confession by Mary McCarthy. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Computer Class: Genealogy Online

Computer ClassThursday, September 25 @ 10:30am

Who do you think you are? Learn the basics of using Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org to start discovering your family's history. Participants must have a basic knowledge of computers. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please stop by the Reference department or call the library at 827-6950.

 

National Library Card Sign-Up Month: Adult Bingo for Books

BingoThursday, September 4 @ 11am

Kick-off National Library Card Sign-Up Month with us and don't miss an opportunity to win free adult popular books while having fun playing Bingo. All materials will be supplied by the Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Sale: September 16 -20

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, September 16  4:30pm - 7:30pm (Members Only)
Wednesday, September 17 
10am - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 18 
10am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 19 
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 20 
10am - 4pm (Bag Day)

The Community Room will be organized with an eclectic collection of wonderful books in excellent condition. The "Better Books Room" will have its share of volumes that any patron would be happy to own at reasonable prices. Tuesday's preview is open only to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library members. This is your chance to get first choice of books. You can become a Friend of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Seymour's Book Store or at the event and membership begins at just $25. Wednesday through Saturday, the Book Sale will be open to the public. Saturday will once again be Bag Day, where each bag of books is $8. All proceeds go to support the Friends' Mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.


Ponte Vedra

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, September 16 - Saturday, September 20

Tuesday, September 24, 4:30pm - 7:30pm (Members Only)
Wednesday, September 25,
10am - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 26,
10am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 27,
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 28,
10am - 4pm (Bag Day)

The Community Room will be organized with an eclectic collection of wonderful books in excellent condition. The "Better Books Room" will have its share of volumes that any patron would be happy to own at reasonable prices. Tuesday's preview is open only to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library members. This is your chance to get first choice of books. You can become a Friend of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Seymour's Book Store or at the event and membership begins at just $25. Wednesday through Saturday, the Book Sale will be open to the public. Saturday will once again be Bag Day, where each bag of books is $8. All proceeds go to support the Friends' Mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.


Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Club

Book ClubTuesday, September 23 @ 3pm

Please join us as we discuss Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.



Summer Reading Event: Teen "Divergent" Day

spark a reactionWednesday, August 13 @ 2pm
All rising 6th - 12th graders are invited to join us for our final Teen Summer Reading Program event: "Divergent" Day. We'll watch the newly released book-inspired movie (rated PG-13) featuring Tris and Four, raffle off copies of the newly released Four by Veronica Roth, play board games, eat pizza, drink soda, and devour "Dauntless" chocolate cake, all thanks to generous support of the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Spark a Reaction and show Faction pride by coming dressed in your favorite faction's colors. Bring your friends.

 

Children's Magic Shows Performed by Teens

mark alanFriday, August 1 @ 10:15am & 11:15am (repeat performance)

Magician Mark Alan and Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library teen volunteers are prepared to dazzle children of all ages with their magic. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, these teens have attended weekly workshops with Magician Mark Alan to learn magic and they are eager to share with you. Join us and prepare to be amazed by our talented teens.

 

STAND Against Bullying with Magician Mark Alan

mark alanThursday, August 7 @ 3:30pm

Magician Mark Alan presents a serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools they need to take a stand against bullying. This 45-minute program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and made possible at all St. Johns County branch libraries by the Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant. Everyone is welcome.

 

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