Community briefs - Sept. 10, 2015


National Library Card Sign-Up Month
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and the St. Johns County Public Library System is joining the American Library Association and libraries nationwide in celebrating and promoting the educational benefits of libraries.
Each SJCPLS branch will host various events and activities for people of all ages throughout the month of September, all of which will be free with a library card.
For a list of events or information on how to sign up for a library card, visit any St. Johns County Library branch, SJCPLS social media pages, or

Jacksonville Symphony offers discount to SJC Public Library Card holders
In support of National Library Card Sign-Up Month in September, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is offering St. Johns County Public Library System card holders a 50 percent discount to all matinee performances for the 2015-16 season.
Current and new card holders can obtain the discount code beginning by visiting the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd., or by calling (904) 827-6950.

Free Hastings football clinics
St. Johns County is offering free instructional football clinics in Hastings to teach fundamentals of the sport, including basic skills, sportsmanship, and team building.
Clinics will be held from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. every Saturday from Sept. 12 through Oct. 17 at Al Wilke Park, 6150 S. Main St. in Hastings. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday, and physicals are not required to sign up. The clinics are open to youth between the ages of 4 and 15, and a parent or guardian must be present to register their child. Each participant is asked to wear comfortable athletic wear and tennis shoes. For additional information, call (904) 209-0333.

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