Ponte Vedra Branch
Wednesday, March 6 from 5 - 7 pm
All 13 - 18 year-olds ONLY are invited to have fun with your friends at the library and play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), Nintendo Wii, and X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing! Snacks will be served. 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! Please Note: Starting in January 2013, Teen Gaming Night will now be open to 13 - 18 year-olds ONLY to make this program just for TEENS!
Saturday, March 2 from 10 am - 12 pm
All children are invited to join us for a special Teens Read with Kids - this program is presented by the teens of Ponte Vedra High School's Book Club! We'll have a special display of Dr. Seuss books to choose from, if you wish, as well as a Dr. Seuss sticker for every child who participates. 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, April 23 @ 3 pm
Please join us as we discuss "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or simply come to the Library's Reference Desk.
Tuesday, March 26 @ 3 pm
Please join us as we discuss "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at (904) 827-6950 or simply come to the Library's Reference Desk.
Tuesday, March 5 @ 6:30 pm
Join Nutrition Expert and Health Coach, Marian Thompson, who will present: "Top 5 Tips for Being Your Best You" including "What's the gluten buzz all about?" Marian, a native of St. Augustine, is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Nutritional Health Coach who teaches people that they have the power to live happy and healthy lives.
Tuesday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
The Florida State College at Jacksonville Choir will give the final concert of the Friends of the Library music series for the season. The Choir, directed by Timothy Workman, has won several prestigious awards, including invitations to perform at the National Choir Convention in Los Angeles and the Andy Williams Christmas show. Everyone is welcome and it's free! Doors will open at 6:00 pm and seating is limited! This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, March 26 @ 6:30 pm
This popular music series will feature two University of North Florida concert pianists, Gary Smart and Erin Bennett. Please join us for a musical evening of piano solos and duets. Everyone is welcome and it's free! Doors will open at 6:00 pm and seating is limited! This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Join author, teacher, and adventurer, Dr. Fred Czarra for a discussion of his book, Spices - A Global History. Mixing a wide range of spice facts with fascinating fable, Dr. Czarra will take you on an exciting and fragrant journey down the rich road of lore on spices and their history.
Tuesday, April 16 @ 2 pm
Dr. Maarten van de Guchte, Executive Director of the Beaches Museum and History Park presents: They Came Before Us, Florida's First Coast. This program is made possible by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:30 pm
From native and Spanish colonial artifacts, to digital and video art of today, La Florida celebrates 500 years of Florida art. Join Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Chief Curator, Holly Keris, for this fascinating presentation. This program is made possible by FOCUS Cummer and the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.