Ponte Vedra Branch

Bird Island Park Presents: Bedtime Holiday Storytime

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.


Bird Island Park Presents Just for Babies and Family Storytimes

storytimeEvery 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.


Book Talk Cafe: Spy Night at the Library

Book TalkMonday, 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.


LEGO Club for Tweens

LegoWednesday, December 18 @ 4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades are invited to the library for an afternoon of building with Legos and hanging out. No registration is necessary and it's free. Thanks to our Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for providing the Legos for this very special program just for Tweens, including our pink Legos. Tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club, too.


Family Game Time

Family Board Game NightWednesday, December 18 from 3pm - 6pm
Held this month on the third Wednesday due to the Christmas holiday. The whole family is invited to the library to play board games, including Monopoly, Connect Four, Candy Land, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders, Uno, and many more. Simply use your library card, or driver's license, to check out the games. All board games are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


Free Nemours BrightStart Screenings for Ages 3 - 5

storytimeTuesday, December 17 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.


Family Holiday Craft Party

art programWednesday, December 11 @ 4pm

The whole family is invited to a holiday-themed crafting event with Ms. Anne, the teens of the Arts in Motion Club, and our library volunteers. We'll have winter and holiday crafts for all ages, festive music, and milk and cookies for all to enjoy. All materials and refreshments are generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Please Note:  All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.


Teen Advisory Board

Question MarkTuesday, December 10 @ 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.


Teens Read with Kids

storytimeSaturday, December 14 @ 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.

Teen Gaming Night

Wednesday, December 4 @ 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 Wii U, 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 827-6950 for more details.


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