Ponte Vedra Branch
Monday, March 18 from 4 - 6 pm
We choose topics on current international issues for the following month for group discussion. This month's topic focuses on "China in Africa." 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.
Monday, February 11 from 4 - 6 pm
We choose topics on current international issues for the following month for group discussion. The next topic for February is on "Egypt." 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 email@example.com. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Monday, March 4 from 3 - 4:30 pm
The Great Books Discussion Group meets in the Small Conference Room. The short stories and essays in the program have been chosen for richness of ideas and quality of writing. We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Tuesday, February 5 @ 10:15 am ("Just for Babies") and @ 11 am (Family Storytime)
Join us for a special, mystery-themed "Just for Babies" program and Family Storytime celebrating our 2013 St. Johns Reads book, The Yard, by Alex Grecian! At both of these sessions, we will enjoy suspenseful picture books for young children and, at Family Storytime, we will each be decorating our own spyglass. Join us to find out who took the cookies from the cookie jar...and more! Parents, grandparents, and caregivers: request and read our 2013 St. Johns Reads book, The Yard, by Alex Grecian and enjoy a month's worth of mystery programs celebrating this book!
Wednesday, February 20 from 4 - 5 pm
Tweens in 4th - 7th grade ONLY are invited to come on out and bring your friends for an afternoon of fun building with Legos and hanging out at the library. 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! Please Note: Starting in January 2013, this program moves from the 2nd to the 3rd Wednesday of every month! Also, thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, we now have pink Legos, too - tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club!!
Tuesday, February 19 from 10 am - 12:30 pm
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to receive a 10-minute FREE Early Literacy Screening at the Library courtesy of Nemours BrightStart! Registration will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis on this day by a representative of Nemours. Nemours BrightStart will be returning monthly in 2013 to conduct more screenings at the Library for those not able to take advantage of the opportunity on this date. 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!
Thursday, February 28 @ 2 pm
Everyone is welcome to celebrate our 2013 St. Johns Reads book, The Yard, by Alex Grecian with this special Victorian event! The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants' (Cathy and Marilyn) are coming to your library to help you discover the meaning behind flowers and how they can come together in beautiful arrangements! If you wish, buy raffle tickets from the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library to win the arrangements the Sisterhood creates! Proceeds from the raffle help to sponsor this event. Doors will open promptly at 1:30 pm for this event! Light refreshments will be generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Please note: Though Sisterhood programs are usually are held on Saturdays, this special Sisterhood program is held on a Thursday!
Saturday, February 16 @ 3 pm
Please join us for an afternoon teatime delight of hot tea and scones with clotted cream and fruited jam, as well as a presentation of the history on tea and its important health benefits. Space is limited, reservations are required. Please call 827-6950 to register.
Tuesday, February 26 @ 3 pm
Please join us for a discussion of this year's St. Johns Reads title, The Yard, by Alex Grecian. Light refreshments will be provided.
Just for Babies - Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings, January - April, at 10:15 am; babies up to 15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby with Ms. Anne! Families with multiple children are encouraged to attend Family Storytime. Just for Babies February Dates: February 5 and 19
Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning, January - April, at 11 am with Ms. Anne; aimed at children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away! Family Storytime February Dates: February 5, 12, 19, and 26. To find more information on systemwide library storytimes, please go here: storytimes.