Ponte Vedra Branch

Registration open for Nature Detective Workshops and My Little Pony Club!

View full imageMonday, May 18 @ 10am

Starting today, children ages 6 - 12 interested in the Nature Detective Workshops (focusing on dragonflies and hummingbirds) and children ages 6 - 10 interested in our summertime My Little Pony Club (meeting once a month, June - August) are invited to register for these opportunities at the Reference Desk of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library or by calling the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library at 827-6950. Space and materials are limited, so pre-registration is a must to attend these programs! 

These wonderful programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedrasisterhood Beach Branch Library, and in the case of the Nature Detective Workshops, also sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine! Please Note:  When registering, please remember that all children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of any library programs at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Book Talk Cafe - Rona Brinlee

Book TalkMonday, June 15 @ 6:30pm

This month's Book Talk Cafe will feature Rona Brinlee, proprietor of the BookMark, the go-to place for book lovers.  Ms. Brinlee, who works closely with publishers and is a frequent contributor to NPR's Independent Booksellers' Recommendations, wil discuss hot summer reads.  This program is made possible by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Teens vs. Adults "Trivia Throwdowns" (11 years and up)

teen gamersSaturday, July 25 from 2 - 4pm

Who’s smarter:  teens or adults? Find out at the Library! Ms. Anne (Youth Services Librarian) challenges teens (ages 11 - 17) to “Unmask” their smarts and adults to “Escape the Ordinary” by going head-to-head in a Trivia Throwdown using the wonderfully snarky video game You Don’t Know Jack on our PlayStation 3! Snacks will be provided. Teens are encouraged to invite their favorite adults and other adults in the community are also very welcome to participate in this friendly competition featuring Team Teen and Team Adult! This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and our friends at Sony. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

 

Teen Bookmark Reviews now available for ages 11 - 17

teen huddleMonday, June 8 @ 10am

Teen Bookmark Reviews for this summer's Teen Florida Library Youth Program (for ages 11 - 17) will be available for pick-up at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and at teen programs starting Monday, June 8. Beginning Monday, June 15 - Saturday, August 1, simply submit a bookmark review (three sentences minimum) of any book that you read this summer 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.


Teens vs. Adults "Trivia Throwdowns" (11 years and up)

teen gamersSaturday, June 27 from 2 - 4pm

Who’s smarter:  teens or adults? Find out at the Library! Ms. Anne (Youth Services Librarian) challenges teens (ages 11 - 17) to “Unmask” their smarts and adults to “Escape the Ordinary” by going head-to-head in a Trivia Throwdown using the wonderfully snarky video game You Don’t Know Jack on our PlayStation 3! Snacks will be provided. Teens are encouraged to invite their favorite adults and other adults in the community are also very welcome to participate in this friendly competition featuring Team Teen and Team Adult! This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and our friends at Sony. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

 

Children's Reading Logs now available for birth - age 10

Every Hero Has a StoryMonday, June 8 @ 10am

Children's reading logs for this summer's Florida Library Youth Program (FLYP) will be available at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for pick-up starting Monday, June 8. Beginning June 14 - August 1, all children who read, or are read to, are invited to start marking their reading logs for each day he/she reads, is read to, or attends a library program, and win prizes 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.

 

Teens vs. Adults "Trivia Throwdowns"

Saturday, June 27 from 2 - 4pm

Who's smarter:  teens or adults? Find out at the Library! Ms. Anne (Youth Services Librarian) challenges teens to "Unmask" their smarts and adults to "Escape the Ordinary" by going head-to-head in a Trivia Throwdown using the wonderfully snarky video game You Don't Know Jack on our PlayStation3! Snacks will be provided. Teens are encouraged to invite their favorite adults and other adults in the community are also very welcome to participate in this friendly competition featuring Team Teen and Team Adult! This program series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. 


Great Books Discussion Group

Monday, June 1  @ 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 Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Teen FLYP (Florida Library Youth Program) Superhero Shindig

View full imageTuesday, August 4 from 2 - 5pm

All 11 - 17 year-olds are invited to "Unmask" all the possibilities of fun at your library with an awesome PG-13 superhero movie, superhero crafts, board games, superhero books you can checkout, and pizzas and sodas to devour with your friends! Call the Library at 827-6950 or check the monthly calendar for the movie titles. Beat the heat at the Library! This program series for teens is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. 

For the exact movie title, please call the Library at 827-6950.

 

Teen FLYP (Florida Library Youth Program) Superhero Shindig

View full imageTuesday, July 21 from 2 - 5pm

All 11 - 17 year-olds are invited to "Unmask" all the possibilities of fun at your library with an awesome PG-13 superhero movie, superhero crafts, board games, superhero books you can checkout, and pizzas and sodas to devour with your friends! Call the Library at 827-6950 or check the monthly calendar for the movie titles. Beat the heat at the Library! This program series for teens is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. 

For the exact movie title, please call the Library at 827-6950.

 

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