Ponte Vedra Branch
Tuesday, May 13 @ 4:30pm
Teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to join our Teen Advisory Board and have a say in the materials we order for teens, the teen programs we offer, and much more at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Participation in the Teen Advisory Board counts as volunteer service hours and snacks are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Join us for our meeting and get involved.
Wednesday, May 7 @ 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 (with the new Move), our new Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo Wii, or X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. 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.
Monday, May 19 @ 4pm
Join us for a lively discussion on current international issues. Our group welcomes new participants. The program is written and sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. Contact Bonnie Morrow with any questions at 285-6096 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, May 20 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss Cathedral of the Wild by Boyd Varty. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.
Monday, May 19 @ 6:30pm
This month's Book Talk Café features three remarkable men who will share their personal stories of lives lived to the fullest. Each one has a vastly different story to tell, and they have each written about their personal journeys in their memoirs: At the End of the Road: One Man’s Journey from Chaos to Clarity by Tim White; Special Agent in Charge, Forrest G. Guthrie’s memoir of his life as a Secret Service Agent who helped protect seven different Presidents; and, The Unlikely Priest by J. Perry Smith, a man who led a life filled with intrigue, danger, and adventure, and eventually became an Episcopal priest. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, May 12 @ 3pm
The Great Books Discussion Group is currently reading books from Great Conversations 6. This month's book is The Man Who Could Work Miracles by H.G. Wells. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Thursday, May 15 @ 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.
Wednesday, May 21 @ 10:30am
Join us for a tour of the Cummer Gardens and lunch in the sculpture garden. Fee for this event is $30 and reservations are required. Please contact Jan at 285-1114 to reserve your place. This program is made possible by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Thursday, May 15 at 6:30pm (An After-hours Event)
Celebrate Children's Book Week with New York Times best-selling teen author, Ponte Vedra resident, and library patron, Jake Marcionette. He will sign copies of his book, Just Jake, which will be available for purchase. Meet Jake, find out more about his book based on his middle school adventures, discover how he made it big, and celebrate our now famous library patron. Light refreshments will be served and we will be raffling off copies of Jake's book, thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. For more details, call the Library at 827-6950 and visit Jake's website.
Wednesday, April 16 @ 4:30pm (new start time!)
All teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to celebrate National Library Week's Support Teen Literature Day with a new movie (rated PG-13) based on a popular book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Hobbit-related prizes will be raffled and pizza and sodas will be served thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Call the library at 827-6950 for the movie title and with any questions. Please note: The start time of this movie has changed from 5pm to 4:30pm!