Jun 27, 2016

Thursday at the Library (6/30/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Summer Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Get out of the heat and bring your friends to a cool movie on the big screen.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Death by Chocolate 2: Electric Boogaloo, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Calling all chocoholics!  Play new chocolate games and tantalize your taste buds with new chocolate flavors. Call the library to sign up.

Summer Reading Check-in, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Have a Summer Reading Check-In with the County’s Elementary School Librarians and get a treat from the KONA ICE truck!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Sticky Note Mural, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Create a mural with sticky notes loaded with your favorite quotes, mottos, or doodles.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (6/29/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.

Your Best Self Yet, 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Join us for a series program on how you can be your best self yet.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by a local nutritionist.

Tuesday at the Library (6/28/16)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Jun 23, 2016

Monday at the Library (6/27/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 12:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.

LEGO Olympics, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 5-12. Build your coolest creation in 15 minutes or less as a team or on your own.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Friday at the Library (6/24/16)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library

Programs & Events

Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Jun 21, 2016

Thursday at the Library (6/23/16)

Storytimes
 
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.

Corn Hole Competition, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Enjoy a night out with friends in a friendly game of corn hole.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Bring a friend and join us for a great movie on the big screen.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Wednesday at the Library (6/22/16)

Storytimes
 
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Programs & Events

The Dance Company
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
All ages. Join us for a high energy movement and music program led by instructors from The Dance Company. Audience participation is encouraged for fun and fitness.
 
Gym-tastic!, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Carissa Baldwin of the New Kent Gymnastics Center will lead a gymnastic presentation with audience participation in music and movement.

Your Best Self Yet, 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Join us for a series program (Wednesdays June 15 through August 3) on how you can be your best self yet.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by a local nutritionist.

Tuesday at the Library (6/21/16)

Storytimes
 
Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.

The Dance Company, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages. Join us for a high energy movement and music program led by instructors from The Dance Company. Audience participation is encouraged for fun and fitness.
 
Trivia Trek!, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Rise to the challenge and flex your skills in group and solo contests of wit.
Pizza provided by the West Point Friends of the Library.

Jun 16, 2016

Monday at the Library (6/20/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs & Events

The Dance Company
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.
All ages. Join us for a high energy movement and music program led by instructors from The Dance Company. Audience participation is encouraged for fun and fitness.
 
Adult Coloring, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
It's not just for kids anymore!  Join us for a night of stress relieving creativity with the popular trend of adult coloring.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Saturday at the Library (6/18/16)

Programs & Events

"Brazil Celebration!" Kickoff, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
In honor of the Summer Olympics as we "Read for the Win!," let's celebrate Brazil with fun themed crafts, music, & activities.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

"Read for the Win!" Kick-off Carnival, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Kick off your summer with fun games and sign up for our Summer Reading Program.
Sweet treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

"Read for the Win!" Kick-off Party, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
All ages. Join us for food, games, fun, and more!  Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, too.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Learn to Draw, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Judy Thomas, Art in the Garden instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, will teach you how to draw in pencil using depth, line, shading, and composition. This is a two-part class.  The first meeting is Saturday, June 11. Call the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (6/17/16)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library

Programs & Events

Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

LEGOMania @ the Library, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-12.  Join us for a fun afternoon with LEGOs.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Jun 13, 2016

Thursday at the Library (6/16/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Read 2 Rover, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Read 2 Rover provides comfort and motivation for beginning readers as they read aloud to therapy dogs.  Call or visit the library for more information or to register for this rewarding program.

Wednesday at the Library (6/14/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Programs & Events

Your Best Self Yet, 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Join us for a series program (Wednesdays June 15 through August 3) on how you can be your best self yet.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by a local nutritionist.

Play GIANT Games, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Ever seen a giant Jenga tower? Play with our giant games and sign up for the Summer Reading Program. See what the rest of the summer holds in store for you!
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Tuesday at the Library (6/13/16)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Jun 8, 2016

Monday at the Library (6/13/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs & Events

It's a Play Dough Party!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Who could ask for more? Roll, flatten, squeeze, and sculpt to your heart's delight and leave the mess at the library door.

Build an Object Launcher, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Build a FUNctional object launcher and flex your STEAM skills.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

Pajama Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime.  PJs & slippers are great!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Talkin' up Sweet Books Kickoff, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Join us for dessert and iced tea, make suggestions for summer reads, and sign up for the Summer Reading Program.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Tai Chi, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
If you've never tried Tai Chi, now's your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!

Saturday at the Library (6/11/16)

Programs & Events

"Read for the Win!" Sidewalk Party, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
All ages. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program and enjoy an old-fashioned sidewalk party
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Second Saturday Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Bring the whole family for a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn & drinks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Learn to Draw, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Judy Thomas, Art in the Garden instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, will teach you how to draw in pencil using depth, line, shading, and composition. This is a two-part class.  The next meeting is Saturday, June 18. Call the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (6/10/16)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library

Programs & Events

Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Author Meet & Greet: Kristen Green, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Award-winning journalist Kristen Green will discuss her book, Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County.  Ms. Green witnessed first-hand segregation in her school and community and later published numerous articles about civil rights and education in local newspapers.
Hosted by the Atlee Branch Library Book Club and the Friends of the Atlee Library.  Copies of Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County will be available for purchase.

Teen Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16.  See a great movie on the big screen.  Bring a friend!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Jun 6, 2016

Thursday at the Library (6/9/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft & Fraud, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Find out how and why someone may be targeted as a victim of identity theft and how to avoid it.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Wednesday at the Library (6/8/16)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Programs and Events

MPRA Rain Barrel Workshop, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Join Dawn Shank of the Mattaponi & Pamunkey Rivers Association (MPRA), learn the importance of water conservation, and leave with your very own rain barrel!  Call the library to reserve your seat and your rain barrel.

Tuesday at the Library (6/7/16)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library