Ponte Vedra Branch
Tuesday, January 21 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, January 11 from 10am - 12pm
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.
Tuesday, January 14 @ 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.
Tuesday, January 28 @ 6:30pm
The series continues with The Lisa Kelly Trio, with Lisa Kelly, Jazz vocalist, Joshua Bowlus, piano and Dennis Marks, bass. Everyone is welcome and it's free. Doors open at 6pm and seating is limited. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, January 28 @ 3pm
Please join us as we discuss the All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.
Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7
Shopping for that special someone? Then check out the Holiday Book Sale at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library. All proceeds go to support the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Librarys' mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.
Friday, December 20 from 2pm - 5pm
Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to join us for our Teen Holiday Party which includes gaming with our PlayStation3, Nintendo WiiU, and X-Box 360; a White Elephant Exchange; making holiday cards for senior citizens; enjoying pizza and sodas; and relaxing with your friends right before the holidays. To participate in the White Elephant Exchange, simply bring a wrapped gift that is $5 or less. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Thank you to our Teen Advisory Board and VolunTeens for helping to host this party.
Tuesday, December 17 @ 6pm
The whole family is invited to join our favorite Bird Island Park volunteers, Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail, for a special bedtime storytime at which you can wear your pajamas if you wish. A reader's theatre version of The Polar Express will be performed and thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, milk and cookies will be served.
Every Tuesday in December: Just for Babies @ 10:15am and Family Storytime @ 11am
December's Just for Babies and Family Storytime will be hosted by Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail of Bird Island Park. Please note, although Just for Babies is a one-on-one lapsit program for ages birth - 15 months, all children (including babies) and their families are welcome at Family Storytime.
Monday, November 18 @ 6:30pm
Two former Central Intelligence Agency employees, Terrence Williams and Ed Mickolus, discuss their books for the next Book Talk Cafe program, a "double agent" billing we're calling Spy Night At The Library. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.