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The St Johns County Public Library System is now offering county residents instant online eCard signup. If you don’t already have one, you can get a temporary library card, good for 60 days, to access the library’s online collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies, music, digital magazines, and more.
On a chilly night, teens lined up at the Southeast Branch Library of the St. Johns County Public Library System to put their taste buds to the test. They were challenged to identify nine distinct flavors of Oreo cookies, all while blindfolded. Their parents, siblings,...
The Bartram Trail Branch Library will be temporarily closed beginning at 8 p.m. on March 17 for a carpet replacement project. The project is scheduled to be complete in approximately three weeks and the facility is scheduled to reopen to the public in mid-April.
Do you love reading? Do you love the Libby app? There are some changes coming to Libby that will help make sure you’re able to read the books you want to read when you want to read them.
Books by Mail patron Dorothy Voss recently celebrated her 106th birthday at Westminster Health Center in St. Augustine. Brad Powell, Manager of the Hastings Branch St. Johns County Library, and Rita Foust coordinator of the Books by Mail program, joined Ms. Voss at the Health Center, and brought a birthday card specially designed and created by the children of the Hastings Branch Library.
March is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library and St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to help empower women by offering a two-day seminar teaching self-defense for women. A second two-day seminar will be offered again in March, as well.
The Friends of the Bookmobile (FOB) of St. Johns County, Inc. is seeking someone to take the reins of leadership. The FOB serves as a support group providing additional enhancement to St. Johns County Bookmobile and Extension Services.
It all began with a medal. Many military families create display cases to showcase service to their country. Genealogist Denise Olson’s husband, his father and his grandfather all served in the Army.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax assistance at the Hastings, Main, Ponte Vedra Beach, and Southeast Branches.
Thank you St. Johns County! St. Johns County Library patrons were exceptionally generous this holiday season, donating nearly 9,000 non-perishable food items for the county’s Health and Human Services Food Pantry.
Not every new outfit needs to come with a price tag. Whether you’re a parent looking for clothing for a child going through a growth spurt, or you’re looking for a new look for yourself in 2020, the Bartram Trail Branch Library invites you to two free library events aimed at helping you swap, not shop, in the new year!
The St. Johns County Public Library System will soon be able to offer a new way to see the world with life-changing EnChroma receptor glasses available for checkout to library patrons. These unique glasses use a patented lens technology to show the colorblind brilliant color for the first time. The new “Color Your World” program will bring color accessibility to St. Johns County in a big way!
Families with young children are invited to warm up at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch library on December 4 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. as we celebrate the holidays! Our incoming Children’s Librarian, Maribeth Wood, will introduce herself to patrons as she shares a variety of holiday stories. Good cheer is sure to abound as children create fun crafts and enjoy milk and cookies.
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