Ponte Vedra Branch

August "Just for Babies" and Family Storytimes presented by Ms. Suzanne & Ms. Gail

storytimeBird Island Park's Ms. Suzanne and Ms. Gail present programs for little ones at the library in our FOL Community Room!

Just for Babies - Held Thursdays, August 13 & 27 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 Thursday morning in August at 11am; for children 16 months - 5 years and their families, though no child will be turned away. These storytimes feature music, dancing, books, fingerplays, and more! 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, a program planning month for our Youth Services Librarian Anne Crawford to get ready for fall and holiday programming! Please call the Library at 827-6950 with any questions. Please Note:  We have a special Family Football Storytime on Saturday, August 29 at 11am!

 

Family Football Storytime featuring local authors Christie and Anna Shea!

storytimeSaturday, August 29 @ 11am

Football season is almost upon us and here to celebrate the season are local authors Christie and Anna Shea with their new children's book Bradford the Camping Kangaroo Meets the Florida Gators! Wear your chosen team colors or attire if you wish, bring your favorite adults, and join us for a special storytime featuring this book with the option of buying a signed copy at the end if you wish! 20% of the proceeds come back to the Library via the Friends in support of new materials, programs, and more. Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for selling the books and supporting this special program and our local authors. Call the Library at 827-6950 with any questions. Ms. Anne says, "Go Gators!"

 

Great Books Discussion Group

Monday, September 14  @ 3 pm

BooksJoin us for a Great Books Discussion. The group meets monthly and the books to be discussed are from the 1st Series of the Great Books Reading & Discussion Program.  We welcome all interested readers. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Library.

 

Children's Summer Reading - pick up a log and win prizes for reading!

Every Hero Has a StorySunday, June 14 - Saturday, August 1

All children birth - age 10 who read, or are read to, are invited to pick up and mark their reading logs for each day he/she reads, is read to, or attends a library program, and win prizes for reading! Simply take your reading log each week to the Reference Desk to be stamped and win a prize each week for reading. This summer's theme is Every Hero Has a Story, and we hope you will join us for a heroic summer of reading and spending time at your library! Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring our summer reading programs for all ages.

 

Children's Summer Reading - pick up a log and win prizes for reading!

Every Hero Has a StorySunday, June 14 - Saturday, August 1

All children birth - age 10 who read, or are read to, are invited to pick up and mark their reading logs for each day he/she reads, is read to, or attends a library program, and win prizes for reading! Simply take your reading log each week to the Reference Desk to be stamped and win a prize each week for reading. This summer's theme is Every Hero Has a Story, and we hope you will join us for a heroic summer of reading and spending time at your library! Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring our summer reading programs for all ages.

 

Teen Summer Reading - fill out bookmark reviews & win free teen books!

teen huddleMonday, June 15 - Saturday, August 1

Attention Teens ages 11 - 17! Pick up your bookmark reviews at the library, read any book you want, submit the bookmark reviews (three sentences minimum) of any book that you read this summer at the Reference Desk, and you’ll be entered for weekly and program finale raffle drawings. The more you read, the more chances you have of winning free teen books! This summer's theme is Unmask, and we hope you will join us for a heroic summer of reading and hanging out at your library! Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring our summer reading programs for all ages.


Teen Summer Reading - fill out bookmark reviews & win free teen books!

teen huddleMonday, June 15 - Saturday, August 1

Attention Teens ages 11 - 17! Pick up your bookmark reviews at the library, read any book you want, submit the bookmark reviews (three sentences minimum) of any book that you read this summer at the Reference Desk, and you’ll be entered for weekly and program finale raffle drawings. The more you read, the more chances you have of winning free teen books! This summer's theme is Unmask, and we hope you will join us for a heroic summer of reading and hanging out at your library! Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring our summer reading programs for all ages.

 

Adult Summer Reading Program - Escape the Ordinary

ReadingJune 1 - August 8

Who says kids have all the fun? Adults can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program June 1 through August 8. Simply submit a review of at least 3 sentences of any book that you read during this time period and you’ll be entered for weekly and program finale raffle drawings. The more you read, the more chances you have of winning. For more information, please call the library at 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk.

 

Children's Magic Shows performed by Teens (Harry Potter-themed!)

mark alanFriday, July 24 @ 10:15am & 11:15am (repeat show)

Magician Mark Alan and Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library teens and college students are prepared to dazzle children of all ages with their magic! Sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, these wonderful magicians have attended weekly workshops with Magician Mark Alan to learn magic that they are eager to share with you. Join us and prepare to be amazed by our talented library patrons turned magicians! Please Note:  This year's magic shows are Harry Potter-themed, but fun for all ages. Fans are encouraged, but not required, to dress up in their favorite House colors!


Mini Monets presented by the Ponte Vedra Beach Cultural Center (Week 1 and Week 2)

Little Kid ArtJune 15, 17, and 19 (Week 1) and July 6, 8, and 10 (Week 2) from 9:30 - 11:30am

The Ponte Vedra Beach Cultural Center is offering free camps for three year-olds accompanied by an adult, and the camps will be held at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Pre-registration is required by calling the Cultural Center at (904) 280-0614. For more information, please visit the Cultural Center's website at http://www.ccpvb.org/ or by calling Anna at (904) 280-0614, ext. 204.

 

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