Wednesday, August 28 from 3pm - 6pm
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 are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Wednesday, August 21 @4pm
Tweens in 4th-7th grades are invited to the library for an afternoon of building with Legos and hanging out. 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 including our pink Legos. Tween girl Lego lovers, we want you to join our club, too.
Wednesday, August 7 @ 5pm
All 13 - 18 year-olds are invited to have fun with your friends at the library and play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3 (with the new Move), Nintendo Wii, and X-Box 360 (with the new Kinect) set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Snacks will be served. 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.
Thursday, August 8 @ 3pm
Teens (ages 12-17) are invited to make decorations to use in this year's school lockers. We'll have items on hand to create locker mirrors, cool magnets, and tricked out CD decorations. We'll supply all the materials; you just need to show up and use your imagination to create some original designs. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Wednesday, July 31 @ 2pm
All rising 6th - 12th graders are invited to join us for another fun movie event celebrating our Teen Summer Reading Program and its theme: Beneath the Surface. We will be eating pizza, drinking soda, and watching the popular movie adaptation of a very popular book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13). All participants will be entered into a raffle for a copy of the book, and those who have read the book and write a short review of it at the party will be entered into a raffle for a copy of the movie. Please continue to submit your Teen Summer Reading Program bookmark reviews (available at all the service desks at the library) at our Reference Desk to be entered into a weekly raffle for free teen books. Our teen book prizes and this event are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Friday, August 2 @ 1:30pm
Teens (ages 12-17) can come into the library to make a secret book safe or design a book domino course. Afterwards, we will enjoy some yummy pizza while watching either Pretty in Pink or The Princess Bride (teens' choice). This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.
Tuesday, July 30 @ 2pm
Do you have what it takes to beat our Southeast Gaming Grand Master? Practice your Super Mario Bros. skills during the month of July in our Galaxy Game Room and then come to the Super Mario Bros. tournament for a chance to beat our Grand Master. Pizza and prizes will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Looking for the Galaxy Room Schedule for the month of July? Find it here.
Saturday, July 20 @ 2pm
Come out for the next installment of our Teen Makerspaces series when we pull out sewing machines and turn old clothes and fabric scraps into snazzy tablet and cell phone cases, purses, and more. Makerspaces programs are geared toward teen and tween guys and gals who are interested in learning how to create, using their minds and their hands.
Tuesday, July 9 @ 2pm
Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: come share your drawings, sketches, poems, stories... anything. We will meet in the Teen Lounge and share our art and the art of others. Don't forget to bring your mug - hot chocolate, apple cider, and tea will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.
Do you have old, musty books laying around? Bring them in for our book art project, where we'll use the pages of old books to craft some totally cool... well, art.
Saturday, July 27 @ 1pm
Teens, are you looking for something to do on these hot, lazy days of summer? The Teen Lounge is available for gaming, reading, painting, practicing on the keyboard or guitar, or just plain hanging out.