Ponte Vedra Beach Branch

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.

 

My Little Pony Club

View full imageWednesday, August 5 from 3 - 5 pm

Pre-registration required as space and materials are limited! Starting Monday, May 18, call 827-6950 or visit the Reference Desk of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library to register for June 10, July 8, and/or August 5!

Everypony ages 6 - 10 is invited to sign up for our summertime My Little Pony Club! Join Ms. Anne and make new friends as we celebrate the "magic of friendship" with all things My Little Pony! We'll talk about our favorite ponies and how the Elements of Harmony can inspire your own inner hero; play My Little Pony board games; watch an episode of the show; and best of all, peruse and checkout My Little Pony books, many of which were provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library! Please Note: All children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the club meeting.  


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!

 

STAND Against Bullying Magic Show

Mark Alan, MagicianThursday, August 6 @ 3:30 pm

Magician Mark Alan returns just before school starts with a fun, interactive, and timely magic show that will show you how to embrace your inner hero by standing up for yourself and others! Please call the Library at 827-6950 with any questions. This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Please Note:  All children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.


Summer Crafts with Teens

art programSaturday, August 8 from 2 - 3pm
In celebration of our children's summer reading program theme Every Hero Has a Story, all children ages 5 - 11 and their caregivers are invited to make superhero crafts with the teens of Nease High School's Arts in Motion Club. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. No registration is needed and it's free. Please Note: All children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club

ChocolateWednesday, August 12 @3 pm

Join us for a meeting of the "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club.  Participation is easy.  Borrow a cookbook from the library, make a dessert with this month's featured ingredient, and bring the cookbook and samples to the meeting. This month's featured ingredient is "chocolate". Be prepared for a lively discussion of the cookbooks and some delicious taste tests.  Iced tea and lemonade will be served. For further information please visit the Reference Desk or call (904) 827-6950.

 

Teen Gaming Night

teen gamingWednesday, August 12 @ 5pm

Teens (ages 13 - 17) are invited to have fun with friends at the library. Play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3, Nintendo WiiU, and Nintendo Wii set up on three TVs for simultaneous playing. Don't worry about waiting for a turn - we'll have board games to play. Snacks will be provided. These programs are 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.

 

LEGO Club for Tweens (now for ages 8 - 12!)

LegoWednesday, August 19 from 3pm - 4:30pm
Tweens ages 8 - 12 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. All young LEGO lovers, please enjoy our brand-new LEGO table in the Children's Department, purchased by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, so that this special program may just be for the Tweens!

 

August "Just for Babies" and Family Storytimes presented by Ms. Suzanne and 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 Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Club

Tuesday, September 22 @ 3pm

Book ClubPlease join us as we discuss The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Everyone is welcome. For further information, please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.

 


Ponte Vedra Beach Library "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club

ApplesWednesday, September 23 @3 pm

Join us for a meeting of the "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club.  Participation is easy.  Borrow a cookbook from the library, make a dessert with this month's featured ingredient, and bring the cookbook and samples to the meeting. This month's featured ingredient is "fall fruit (apples, pears, quince)". Be prepared for a lively discussion of the cookbooks and some delicious taste tests.  Beverages will be served. For further information please visit the Reference Desk or call (904) 827-6950.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club

DessertWednesday, October 21 @3 pm

Join us for a meeting of the "Just Desserts" Cookbook Club.  Participation is easy.  Borrow a cookbook from the library, make a dessert with this month's featured ingredient, and bring the cookbook and samples to the meeting. This month's featured ingredients are "pumpkin, sweet potatoes, or cranberries". Be prepared for a lively discussion of the cookbooks and some delicious taste tests.  Beverages will be served. For further information please visit the Reference Desk or call (904) 827-6950.

 

Ponte Vedra Beach Library Book Club

Tuesday, October 27 @ 3pm

Book ClubPlease join us as we discuss Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. Everyone is welcome. For further information, please contact the Reference Department at 827-6950 or visit the Library's Reference Desk.

 


Adult Bingo for BOOOOks

Wednesday, October 28 @ 3:00pm
Bingo for BooksPlay Bingo for free!  Wear a Halloween costume and every time you yell BINGO win two free books instead of one. All materials will be supplied by the library and everyone will go home with at least one free book.

 

Hours
Mon. - Wed. 10am - 8pm
Thurs. - Fri 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed

Contact
Amy Ring, Branch Manager
Anne Crawford, Youth Services
Joan Hakala, Reference
Lidia Wolfcale, Circulation
Telephone: (904)827-6950
Fax: (904)827-6955
Email: libpv@sjcfl.us*

Location
101 Library Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
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President: Laurie Kelly
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