Ponte Vedra Branch

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.


Computer Class: Free e-Books from the Library

ereaderThursday, November 14 @ 11am

Learn how to get free e-books from the library for your Kindle Fire, Nook HD, iPad, iPhone, tablet, or other android device. Please bring your device to class. Due to limited class size, pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please stop by or call the Reference Department at 827-6950.



Movie Night for Teens: The Hunger Games

haunted houseMonday, November 18 @ 5pm

Are you getting excited about the Catching Fire movie release on November 22? Teens (Ages 13 - 18) are invited to get ready for the big event by coming to the library to watch The Hunger Games movie (rated PG-13) with friends on our big screen while enjoying pizza and sodas. Be sure to enter our raffle for Hunger Games prizes. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


Empower Your Kids: Real-life Techniques all Kids Need to Know

familyTuesday, November 5 @ 4pm
All parents are encouraged to bring their children to the library to learn how to stay safe. Roger Delaney of the Dignity Memorial Escape School (recently featured on local news programs) will teach children hands-on techniques to use if confronted in an abduction situation. This program is free and open to the public with no reservations required.


After-School Crafts with Teens

art programWednesday, November 13 @ 4pm

Children (Kindergarten - 5th grade), and their caregivers, are invited to make crafts with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, no registration is needed, and it's free. Please Note:  All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.


Dr. Gerson Yessin Music Series

MusicTuesday, November 19 @ 6:30pm 

The second concert of the series will feature Trio Florida, with Dr. Simon Shiao, violin, Dr. Nick Curry, Cello, and Dr. Gary Smart, piano. 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.

Celebrate International Games Day with Family Game Time

Family Board Game NightSaturday, November 16 from 11am - 4pm

Do you love Family Game Time? The whole family is invited to join us today for a whole day of gaming fun in celebration of International Games Day. Simply go to the Reference Desk, any time between 11am and 4pm, and check out up to two board games to play anywhere in our library using your library card or driver's license. The board games are generously provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Just for Babies and Family Storytimes

storytimeJust for Babies - Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:15am; for babies up to 15 months and their caregivers. This infant lapsit is designed for one-on-one interaction between caregiver and baby. Families with multiple children are encouraged to attend Family Storytime.

Family Storytime - Held every Tuesday morning at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. For more information on system-wide library storytimes, please go here.


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