Teen Events & Programs

kids teens gamingThe Lounge: Hastings
Friday, January 30 @ 3:30pm

The Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

Teen Gaming Club: Southeast
Saturday, January 31 @ 2pm

teen gamingTeens are invited to the Southeast Library to play our new Wii U, bought by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library! Bring your preferred controllers and have fun with free play gaming on the big screen!

 

 

FAFSAFAFSA Workshop: Bartram Trail
Monday, February 2 @ 6:30pm

Do you have a child entering college? Every student who applies to college must file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to apply for federal student aid (loans or grants) and most state and individual college aid. Please join financial aid director, Wayne Bodiford, for help understanding the FAFSA and college aid process.

 

Mondays, February 2, 9, and 23; March 2 @ 5pm and 6:30pm
Practice Tests for Both Classes on March 9 @ 5pm
Bartram Trail

ACT/SAT Prep CLassThe Friends of the Bartram Trail Branch Library offer ACT and SAT prep classes beginning Monday, February 2. The ACT 5-class series meets at 5pm and the SAT 5-class series meets at 6:30pm on February 2, 9, and 23; March 2. Practice tests for both classes are held at 5pm on March 9. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, email folbtl@gmail.com. Please provide the student's name, grade, and specify which exam: ACT or SAT.


Teen Anime Club: Southeast
Monday, February 2 @ 6pm

Red Anime EyeLove anime or manga? Find like-minded people at our BRAND NEW ANIME CLUB. Chill out, make friends, and watch some awesome anime. For the movie title, call the library at 827-6900. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

homework helpHomework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 3 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

teen animeTeen Anime Club: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 3 @ 6pm

Teens, are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Teen Volunteer Orientation: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, February 4 @ 4pm

teen orientationThe library is a great place to get your volunteer hours. Orientation is mandatory and counts as your first service hour. Class size is limited; please call the library at 827-6960 for registration information. 

 

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Wednesday, February 4 @ 5pm


teen gamingTeens (Ages 13-18) are invited to have fun with friends at the library. Play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3, Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo Wii, or X-Box 360 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. This event 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. New games for 2015:  Super Smash Bros. (WiiU) and Just Dance 2015 (WiiU).

teen gamingTeen Gaming Night: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, February 4 @ 5pm


Teens (Ages 13-18) are invited to have fun with friends at the library. Play "E" and "T"-rated games on our PlayStation 3, Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo Wii, or X-Box 360 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. This event 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. New games for 2015:  Super Smash Bros. (WiiU) and Just Dance 2015 (WiiU).

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Friday, February 6 @ 3:30pm

Kids gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 

 

American Sign Language Presentation: Bartram Trail
Saturday, February 7 @ 10am

Join us for a family-oriented morning of American Sign Language presented by the Creekside High School Sign Language Class.  

 

kids circleThe Lounge: Hastings
Saturday, February 7 @ 1pm

The Lounge is open for gaming on the PS3, Wii, or PS2. We also have board games, paints, and other crafts. Musical instruments are available as well.

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Tuesday, February 10 @ 3:30pm

TKids he Lounge is open for gaming on the PS3, Wii, or PS2. We also have board games, paints, and other crafts. Musical instruments are available as well.

 

 

 

Homework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 10 @ 4pm - 6pm

homework helpHaving trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

 

MovieTeen Movie Club: Ponte Vedra
Tuesday, February 10 from 5pm - 7:30pm

Held once a month on a Tuesday during the school year.

Teens (Ages 13 - 18 ONLY) are invited to join our new Movie Club featuring primarily book-to-movie adaptations! Bring your friends, chow down on pizza and sodas, and let us know if the movie lived up to the book. You don't have to read the book to come, but the books are all available in the library. In honor of Valentine's Day, we'll be watching an adaptation (PG-13) of John Green's book The Fault in Our Stars starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Call the library at 827-6950 for more details.

 

Zentangle: Relax & Draw for Kids and Teens
Anastasia Island
Wednesday, February 11 @ 2:30pm

ZentangleZentangle® is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing a structured pattern. If you can draw a "stick man," you can draw Zentangle. It increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. Everyone can learn and benefit from the practice of Zentangle because, "Anything is possible one stroke at a time." - Zentangle, Inc. This introductory class is free and open to kids and teens in 4th-12th grade.

 

Chess Club for Kids, Tweens, and Teens: Bartram Trail
Wednesday, February 11 @ 4:30pm

teen chess clubCheck or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? Wonder what the terms pins, ranks, and skittles mean? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you.

 


The Lounge: Hastings
Friday, February 13 @ 3:30pm

teen gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 

 

teen gamingThe Lounge: Anti-Valentine's Day Cookie MakingSaturday, February 14 @ 1pm

Kids and teens are invited to The Lounge to make and decorate anti-Valentine's cookies. Or, if you are in a more positive mood, make them friendly! All supplies provided courtesy of the Friends of the Hastings Branch Library.

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Tuesday, February 17 @ 3:30pm

teen gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 

 

Homework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 17 @ 4pm - 6pm

homework helpHaving trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

 

teen animeTeen Anime Club: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 17 @ 6pm

Teens (Grades 6 -12), are you looking for something different to do tonight? We're showing a popular anime movie on our big screen. Refreshments are provided.

 

Teen Makerspace: Southeast
Tuesday, February 17 @ 6pm

Acrylic Painting Class

 Join us for our bi-monthly Teen Makerspace! Learn how to create with your hands when we celebrate and learn about the history of Mardi Gras! Several crafts will be available to work on, accompanied by traditional music.

 


LEGO Club for Tweens: Ponte Vedra
Wednesday, February 18 from 3pm - 4:30pm

LegoTweens in 4th - 7th grades (ages 9 - 13) 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.

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Friday, February 20 @ 3:30pm

teen gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 

St. Johns Reads Event: Old Florida Museum Tour
Hastings
Saturday, February 21 @ 1pm

Kids and teens are invited to a free tour of the Old Florida Museum at the Bulls-Hit Ranch in Hastings. See antique farming equipment, a crop duster, the old Hastings train depot, a cracker house, and lots of other cool stuff. This treasure trove is right around the corner from the library at the Bulls-Hit Ranch & Farm, 9165 Old Hastings Road. If heading west on 207, take the third right after the Main St. intersection. Meet us there!

 

Family Bingo for Books: Bartram Trail
Saturday, February 21 @2pm

bingoDon't miss this chance to win free books while having fun playing Bingo! All materials will be supplied by the Library and everyone will go home with at least one free book. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bartram Trail Library. 

 

teen gamers Teen Gamers: Bartram Trail
Saturday, February 21 @ 5pm

Teens (Grades 6-12), bring your friends and come for an evening of gaming. We have Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Wii, PS3, or play Halo on X-Box 360. Refreshments will be served.

 

J.A.A.M. (Japanese Anime At Main)
Monday, February 23 @ 5pm

JAAMDo you love watching anime or reading manga? Tweens, teens, and young twenty-somethings are invited to the monthly meeting of our anime club, where you can meet others with similar interests. Feel free to wear a costume if you’d like and come "JAAM" with us. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.

 

The Lounge: Hastings
Tuesday, February 24 @ 3:30pm

teen gamingThe Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more.

 

 

homework helpHomework Help: Bartram Trail
Tuesday, February 24 @ 4pm - 6pm

Having trouble with that math problem? Science got you down? Need a helping hand? Then, come to the library from 4pm - 6pm for free one-to-one tutoring. No appointment needed, it's a first-come, first-served basis. Help is available in multiple subjects.

 

teen gamingThe Lounge: Hastings
Friday, February 27 @ 3:30pm

The Lounge is open for kids and teens to have fun with a variety of activities, including gaming, painting, crafts, building with Lego bricks, karaoke and more. 

 

 

teen gamingTeen Gaming Club: Southeast
Saturday, February 28 @ 2pm

Teens are invited to the Southeast Branch Library to play our new Wii U, bought by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library! Bring your preferred controllers and have fun gaming on the big screen!

 

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