Ponte Vedra Branch
Saturday, November 22 @ 2pm
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants (Cathy and Marilyn, members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine) are ready to help you learn how to use flowers, fruits, and vegetables - the bounty of the Fall - in beautiful holiday arrangements. If you wish, buy raffle tickets from the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library to win the arrangements the Sisterhood creates. The raffle proceeds help sponsor this event. Doors will open at 1:30pm and light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Join us for this annual event not to be missed!
Monday, November 17 @ 6:30pm
This month's Book Talk Café program features Michael Wiley, author of several mystery novels. His current book is Blue Avenue, an atmospheric crime noir series set in Northeast Florida. Join us for this free program which is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, November 25 @ 6:30pm
The next concert in the series will feature "Two Flutes and a Harp" with Les Roettges, principal flutist with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Lorraine Roettges, flutist, and Kayo Ishimaru, principal harpist with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. 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, October 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, October 21 @ 11am (in the Children's Department)
Join us for a special Family Storytime celebrating our amazing Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Our Friends support our library through purchasing additional library materials, sponsoring special programming, and so much more. Ms. Anne and Storytime favorite, Ms. Gail (also a proud Friends member), will share stories, songs, and more. Come celebrate our wonderful Friends and please consider joining these library supporters.
Wednesday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 29
All 6th - 12th graders are invited to compete in our month-long Teen Zombie Reading Contest celebrating this year's Teen Read Week theme, "Turn Your Dreams Into Reality!" To participate, simply go to the Reference Desk of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library starting October 1 to pick up your bookmark reviews. Write short reviews for any books you read during October and turn them in at the Reference Desk for an opportunity to be one of our five grand prize winners selected and contacted on Thursday, October 30. If you win, Jay Woodley, of Woodley Special Effects, whose talents include providing zombie makeup for The Walking Dead, will come to our library after school on Halloween and turn you into a zombie or survivor (your choice!) with special effects makeup and clothes you can keep! The more entries you turn in, the better your chances of a really memorable Halloween. For questions, call the library at 827-6950. This amazing opportunity is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Happy Halloween!
Tuesday, October 28 @ 11am
Join Ms. Anne for a Halloween-themed Family Storytime featuring un-scary Halloween BOOOOOks and culminating in a costume parade around the library. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Happy Halloween!