Ponte Vedra Branch

Computer Class: Genealogy Online

Computer ClassThursday, September 25 @ 10:30am

Who do you think you are? Learn the basics of using Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org to start discovering your family's history. Participants must have a basic knowledge of computers. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for this class, please stop by the Reference department or call the library at 827-6950.

 

National Library Card Sign-Up Month: Adult Bingo for Books

BingoThursday, September 4 @ 11am

Kick-off National Library Card Sign-Up Month with us and don't miss an opportunity to win free adult popular books while having fun playing Bingo. All materials will be supplied by the Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Sale: September 16 -20

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, September 16  4:30pm - 7:30pm (Members Only)
Wednesday, September 17 
10am - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 18 
10am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 19 
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 20 
10am - 4pm (Bag Day)

The Community Room will be organized with an eclectic collection of wonderful books in excellent condition. The "Better Books Room" will have its share of volumes that any patron would be happy to own at reasonable prices. Tuesday's preview is open only to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library members. This is your chance to get first choice of books. You can become a Friend of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Seymour's Book Store or at the event and membership begins at just $25. Wednesday through Saturday, the Book Sale will be open to the public. Saturday will once again be Bag Day, where each bag of books is $8. All proceeds go to support the Friends' Mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.


Ponte Vedra

Friends of the LibraryTuesday, September 16 - Saturday, September 20

Tuesday, September 24, 4:30pm - 7:30pm (Members Only)
Wednesday, September 25,
10am - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 26,
10am - 5:30pm
Friday, September 27,
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 28,
10am - 4pm (Bag Day)

The Community Room will be organized with an eclectic collection of wonderful books in excellent condition. The "Better Books Room" will have its share of volumes that any patron would be happy to own at reasonable prices. Tuesday's preview is open only to Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library members. This is your chance to get first choice of books. You can become a Friend of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at Seymour's Book Store or at the event and membership begins at just $25. Wednesday through Saturday, the Book Sale will be open to the public. Saturday will once again be Bag Day, where each bag of books is $8. All proceeds go to support the Friends' Mission to make our library an outstanding educational, cultural, civic, and recreational center for the community.


Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Club

Book ClubTuesday, September 23 @ 3pm

Please join us as we discuss Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst. Everyone is welcome. For further information please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.



Summer Reading Event: Teen "Divergent" Day

spark a reactionWednesday, August 13 @ 2pm
All rising 6th - 12th graders are invited to join us for our final Teen Summer Reading Program event: "Divergent" Day. We'll watch the newly released book-inspired movie (rated PG-13) featuring Tris and Four, raffle off copies of the newly released Four by Veronica Roth, play board games, eat pizza, drink soda, and devour "Dauntless" chocolate cake, all thanks to generous support of the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Spark a Reaction and show Faction pride by coming dressed in your favorite faction's colors. Bring your friends.

 

Children's Magic Shows Performed by Teens

mark alanFriday, August 1 @ 10:15am & 11:15am (repeat performance)

Magician Mark Alan and Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library teen volunteers are prepared to dazzle children of all ages with their magic. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, these teens have attended weekly workshops with Magician Mark Alan to learn magic and they are eager to share with you. Join us and prepare to be amazed by our talented teens.

 

STAND Against Bullying with Magician Mark Alan

mark alanThursday, August 7 @ 3:30pm

Magician Mark Alan presents a serious topic in a fun manner using comedy, magic, ventriloquism, musical routines, and lots of interaction to help give kids the tools they need to take a stand against bullying. This 45-minute program is intended for elementary-age children, but is fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and made possible at all St. Johns County branch libraries by the Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant. Everyone is welcome.

 

Family Game Time

Family Board Game NightWednesday, August 27 from 3pm - 6pm
Every 4th Wednesday of the month, 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 - including our new ones (Trivial Pursuit Family Edition, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Don't Drop the Egg, Super Mario Brothers Checkers, and Apples to Apples Disney Edition) are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Just for Babies and Family Storytimes

storytimeBird Island Park's Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne present programs for little ones.

Just for Babies - August 19 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 in August 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.

Thank you to Ms. Gail and Ms. Suzanne - our wonderful library and Bird Island Park volunteers - for providing storytime programming during August.

 

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