Ponte Vedra Library announces March activities


Here’s what’s happening in March 2024 at the Ponte Vedra Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd. For further information, call 904-827-6950 or go to sjcpls.org/branches/ponte-vedra-beach-branch.

Book Lovers Book Club: Choose Your Own Marie Benedict Title

11 a.m. to noon March 1

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Book Lovers Book Club will read any title by Marie Benedict. This group is open to all.

Adult Coloring Club

11 a.m. to noon March 5

Enjoy some fun, laughter and creativity as participants spend time coloring together. Supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring a snack.

Musicmakers Club

3-3:45 p.m. March 6

Make your own musical instrument! Join Ms. Jane on the first Wednesday of every month to make a different musical instrument. This is recommended for children ages 5 and up.

Kids Lego Stem Adventures: Underwater Quest

March 7 at 4 to 4:45 p.m., and 5 to 5:45 p.m.

March 9 at 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Join others using Lego Education SPIKE kits to make and try the program to create a vehicle that allows participants to go deep in the ocean. This incorporates both building with the Legos and basic computer programming. Children are guided through the processes of building, testing, improving and upgrading their projects. The program is designed for children in grades 2-5. RSVP is not required.  Offered on a first come, first served basis.

Teens: Design Your Own Jewelry

5:30 p.m. March 20

How about earrings, a necklace or a bracelet? Create your original design. Show off to all your friends. If you like it, make a home business out of this venture. This program is for students in grades 6-12 only. RSVP is not required to attend.

Free Tech Help With David

Between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. March 21. Walk-in

Are you feeling frustrated by technology, such as how to use your laptop or your phone? Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library’s Tech Volunteer David Ross is here to help. Bring your device and your questions. He can help you one-on-one with your tech, including iPhone and Android cell phones or tablets, PC and Mac laptops, and Nook and Kindle readers.

Creative Kids: Make Nature Prints

March 21 at 4 to 4:45 p.m.

March 23 at 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Make print designs of things found in nature. This program is for elementary school-aged children (K-5). RSVP is not required.

Recycled Book Craft: Glass Magnets

4-5 p.m. March 21

Adults can drop by to use pages from damaged and discarded books to create beautiful magnets. Supplies are limited, so RSVP is encouraged (904-827-6950 or sjcpls.org).

Adult Movie Matinee: ‘Norma Rae’

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the award-winning film, “Norma Rae.” Sally Field won an Oscar for her portrayal of a courageous Southern textile worker trying to unionize coworkers at a small-town cotton mill.

Mindful Mondays: Nutrition

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 25

A health care speaker from UF Health St. Johns will talk about nutrition. Blood pressure checks will be offered after the talk at no cost. 

Strategies For Enhancing Your Research Skills: Did I Choose the Best Source?

6-7 p.m. March 25

You’ve heard about “fake news.” Learn the importance of reading from a variety of sources, how to determine the credibility of these tools, and the significance of citing your sources. Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged (904-827-6950 or sjcpls.org).

Kids Ukulele Drop-In

4-4:45 p.m. March 26

Children ages 7 through 12 are invited to join Ms. Jane for a jam session. You and your fellow ukulele players will practice and have fun. RSVP is recommended but not required. RSVP at sjcpls.org.

Teen Craft: Hack The Artist

5:30 p.m. March 27

How well do you know Georgia O’Keeffe? Can you paint in her style? Give it a try at this Hack the Artist workshop. Create an original painting using the style of this American female artist and icon. This program is for students in grades 6-12 only. RSVP is not required to attend.