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SJCPLS is excited to announce that this year’s Summer Reading Program, “The Best Summer” will be presented from June 14 to August 7. Through the library’s READsquared website and free app, readers of all ages across the county can log days read independently and as a family.
St. Johns County Public Library Extends Hours and Opens Meeting Rooms to the Public
Get a Head Start on Summer Reading with SSYRA Titles! The Florida Association for Media in Education has released the lists of award winners for the 2021-2022 school year! SSYRA or the Sunshine State Young Readers Award is a statewide reading motivational program...
Do you love writing but aren’t sure how to get in the publishing pool? Here’s your chance! The Florida Author Project writing competition begins April 1, 2021, and submissions are due by May 31, 2021!
The Bartram Trail Branch Library will be temporarily closed beginning at 3 p.m. on March 6 for a roof replacement project. The project is scheduled to be complete in approximately seven weeks, and the facility is scheduled to reopen to the public in late-April. An annex location will open on March 16 for curbside holds pick up.
The St. Johns County Public Library System is excited to host St. Johns CARES, Inc. boxes at three library locations this March. Community members may bring food, towel, and blanket donations to the Anastasia Island, Main, and Southeast Branch Library locations from March 9-26. Donations will be collected, sorted, and boxed by St. Johns CARES, Inc. volunteers and distributed to local partner organizations.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax assistance at the Hastings, Main, Ponte Vedra Beach, and Southeast Branches. Appointments are required.
An announcement for our digital magazine lovers and dabblers! The St. Johns County Public Library System is excited to announce that our digital magazines have moved from RBdigital to OverDrive. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same...
Through the library’s Food for Fines program, patrons donate 3,786 items for the County’s HHS Food Pantry
Thank you St. Johns County! St. Johns County Library patrons were exceptionally generous this holiday season, donating over 3,000 non-perishable food items for the county’s Health and Human Services Food Pantry.
The St. Johns County Public Library System is thrilled to announce a new reading initiative for students in kindergarten through 12th grade: The Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) and Florida Teens Read (FTR) Challenge. Readers who complete 15 books for their grade level will earn a certificate which will qualify them for a free book from their local library branch!
The St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA) is excited to announce a new partnership with the St. Johns County Public Library: starting in January, anyone can ride the Sunshine Bus free of charge on the first Wednesday of the month, by showing a St. Johns County Library card as their bus pass.
The St. Johns County Public Library System is extending hours at all facilities to accommodate the needs of working families and students beginning Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
In the spirit of the holiday season, the St. Johns County Public Library System will once again host St. Johns CARES, Inc. Giving Trees at four branch libraries this November and December. An annual Giving Tree initiative has been held each year since St. Johns CARES, Inc. was established in 2007 as an all-volunteer organization.
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