Kids Events & Programs

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homework helpHomework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesdays, October 21, and 28 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Bedtime StorytimeBedtime Storytime: Southeast
Tuesday, October 21 @ 6:30pm

Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular storytime where we do storytime backwards, starting with a craft. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.

 

Family Board Game NightFamily Game Time: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, October 22 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.

 

art programChildren's Art Activity (Grades 3 - 5)
Bartram Trail
Wednesday, October 22 @ 3pm

If you like art, and you're in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project, inspired by the works of this month's artist.

 

 

Be Your Own ScientistKids Be Your Own Scientist: Shadows
Anastasia Island
Wednesday, October 22 @ 3:30pm

Kids, ages 3-7, are invited to the library to learn about shadows. We will teach the kids about shadows, have some fun Halloween-themed shadow puppet shows, as well as a great hands-on activity for the kids to create their own shadow puppet. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

gamersAfter School Gaming: Main
Thursday, October 23 @ 3pm
Join us every second and fourth Thursday in the large meeting room for after school gaming. Challenge your friends on our Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox and Xbox 360 game sessions. For ages 6-16. Everyone gets a chance to play. Sponsored by The Friends of Main Library St. Augustine.

 

happy halloweenKids Halloween: Magic Show and Trail of Treats
Bartram Trail
Friday, October 24 @ 3pm

Children of all ages are invited to attend the Dr. Magic Show, followed by a trip down the trail of Halloween treats. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

 

Pins & NeedlesPins & Needles: Anastasia Island
Saturday, October 25 @ 10:30am

Pins & Needles is a knitting and needlework group open to all ages, from kids through seniors. If you love to knit, crochet, or do needlework, join our group. Do you want to learn? Bring in your project and we'll help you get started. All ages and levels are welcome.

 

Read to RoverRead to Rover: Southeast
Saturday, October 25 @ 11am

Beginning readers are invited to practice their reading skills when they read to a real, live therapy dog! Don't forget to bring your Read to Rover Frequent Reader Card.

 

 

Pumpkins! A Storytime AdventureUn-Scary Family Storytime: Ponte Vedra
Tuesday, October 28 @ 11am

Join Ms. Anne for a Halloween-themed Family Storytime featuring un-scary Halloween BOOOOOks and culminating in a costume parade around the library. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Happy Halloween!

 

Halloween Carnival: Main
Tuesday October 28 @ 6pm
It's the annual Main Library Halloween Carnival! This year's carnival will run from 6pm to 7:30pm and will be held inside the new Caldecott Children's Room. There will be carnival-style games, photo booths, Scooby Doo Theatre, a trick or treat trail and magic shows by Mark Alan. Every kid will get a prize bag to fill with loot and costumes are highly encouraged. Come show off your costume and hang out with your friends at the carnival! Sponsored by The Friends of Main Library St. Augustine. Volunteer support provided by the Friends of Main Library St. Augustine and students from the St. Augustine High School Teaching Academy.

 

homework helpHomework Help: Main
Tuesday, October 28 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

Pumpkins! A Storytime AdventureUn-Scary Halloween Storytime: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, October 29 @ 10:45am

Celebrate Halloween and test drive your Halloween costume at the library during our Halloween-themed craft and storytime. We'll make a fun craft, trick-or-treat in the library, then enjoy some not-too-spooky BOOOOOks during our pre-school storytime.

 

 

Day of the Dead Crafts

Halloween & Dia de Los Muertos Crafts: Anastasia Island
Wednesday, October 29 @ 2:30pm

Kids and teens are invited to the library to make spooky crafts for Halloween and Day of the Dead. Craft projects include lanterns, flowers, spooky ghosts, and much more. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

movies

Family Film Series: Creature Feature
Main
Thursday, October 30 @ 4pm
This special edition of The Family Film Series celebrates Halloween with the newest family friendly creature feature. Woody, Buzz and the gang are in for a fright this time around. Do you dare see what lurks in the toy chest tonight? Brought to you by the Friends of Main Library St. Augustine. Free popcorn while supplies last.

 

jack-o-lanternUnscary Halloween Party: Hastings
Thursday, October 30 @ 6pm

Kids are invited to take part in some Halloween and fall fun at the library. Join us in the courtyard for games, crafts, and treats, and fun. Don't forget to dress up!

 

 

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat @ Ponte Vedra
ALL DAY: 10am to 6pm

All little ones - 5th graders are invited to stop by the Reference Desk at the library anytime today for a Halloween treat bag while supplies last! Thank you to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library for generously sponsoring this opportunity. Happy Halloween!

 

Trick or TreatAll Day Halloween: Anastasia Island
Kids of all ages can come in to the library and receive one special Halloween treat today. Sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

 

 

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