Dec 8, 2016

Monday at the Library (12/12/16)

Programs & Events
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.

Saturday at the Library (12/10/16)

Programs & Events
GRINCHMAS at the Library!, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Get festive!  Make 'n' take something grinchy.  Enjoy a Holiday Art Show by students at Kersey Creek Elementary School, too.
Snacks (How about some "Who-ville Hash?!) provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.
 
Mittens, Mittens, Mittens!, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Cozy up with a fun Storytime featuring winter stories, beloved author Jan Brett, and fun crafts.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.
 
Second Saturday LEGO Club, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages. You bring your ideas, we'll provide the bricks!  Buildings, superheroes, animals - the sky's the limit! Enter to win a LEGO book, too.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.
 
Second Saturday 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 & punch provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.
 
Holiday Make & Take, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-12.  Celebrate the season with a creative craft, play games, and enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Friday at the Library (12/9/16)

Storytimes
Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
 
Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
 
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
 
Programs & Events
Make & Take Holiday Open House, 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Enjoy a day out with the family making fun holiday crafts to take home and enjoy.  Supplies provided.
Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.
 
Strut Your Stuff Dog Show, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Put your favorite plush friend through the paces at our Strut Your Stuff Dog Show!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.
 
Make a Photo Magnet!, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. Bring in a favorite photo and turn it into something cool!  Call or visit the library by Tuesday, December 6 to sign up.
Popcorn Bar & beverages provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Dec 5, 2016

Thursday at the Library (12/8/16)

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 10:45 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
Step into the World of Play Dough, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 4-10.  Make your own play dough creation to take home.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Paws to READ, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Is your child a reluctant reader?  Sign them up for a 20 minute session reading to Chrissie, a Paws to READ reading education assistance dog.  Call or visit the branch to sign up.

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11 & up.  Join us for a fun evening out with the family by making a holiday craft to adore for years to come. Call or visit the library to sign up!

PRL Genealogy Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Interested in researching your family tree?  Enjoy sharing tips with other researchers?  Need access to research materials or occasional help?  Join us at our new Genealogy Club!

Wednesday at the Library (12/7/16)

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 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Tuesday at the Library (12/6/16)

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

Programs & Events
Learning Microsoft Word Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Teen Tuesday: Decorate a Gingerbread House, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Get in the holiday spirit and decorate your own gingerbread house.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Supplies provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Get Holiday Device Help at the Library

Are you surprising that tech newbie on your holiday list with a new eReader, tablet, or smart phone?  Do they want to explore and download digital materials, including eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, magazines, and more at http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm We can help! Pamunkey Regional Library’s Reference Librarians can help your gift recipient make the most of their new device during our Mobile Device Drop-in Days at selected branch libraries. No appointments necessary! You can get help at the following locations, dates, and times:
  • Atlee: Tuesdays, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Mechanicsville: Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Ashland: Thursdays, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

This schedule is subject to change. Please contact the library for more information.

Don’t have a library card? We can sign you up for one right on the spot!

If you can’t get to one of our drop-in days or you need help that’s a bit more involved, ask about our Reference on Demand service at our Ashland, Atlee, and Mechanicsville branch libraries.  A Reference Librarian will meet with you during a one hour session for personalized, in-depth assistance on topics like technology skills, resume & job search help, and library skills/research.

If you have questions, you can reach a Reference Librarian by email at ask@pamunkeylibrary.org or text us at 804-977-9979.  You can also call or visit the Ashland, Atlee, and Mechanicsville branch libraries to see when we are available.

Dec 1, 2016

Monday at the Library (12/5/16)

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

Saturday at the Library (12/3/16)

Programs & Events
Gingerbread House Workshop, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 & under. Make and decorate your own gingerbread house for the holidays.  Call or visit the library to sign up (Max. 20 participants).

Genealogy Class, 10:00 - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Learn how to search for  information to build your family tree using Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest. (Basic computer experience is preferred.) You must call 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.
 
Adult Holiday Make & Take, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Celebrate the season at the library with crafts galore! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Friday at the Library (12/2/16)

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

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

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

Programs & Events
First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Bring the whole crew for a great movie on the big screen!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Nov 28, 2016

Thursday at the Library (12/1/16)

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 10:45 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
Computer Basics Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Covers beginning computer skills like finding out about the parts of a computer, learning how to use a mouse, beginning to explore & search the Internet, and how to create and save documents with Microsoft Word 2010. Call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4-10 with a parent.  Join us for a fun evening out with the family by making a holiday craft to adore for years to come. Call or visit the library to sign up!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/30/16)

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 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Tuesday at the Library (11/29/16)

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

Nov 24, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/28/16)

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

Programs & Events
Paws to READ, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Is your child a reluctant reader?  Sign them up for a 20 minute session reading to Chrissie, a Paws to READ reading education assistance dog.  Call or visit the branch to sign up.

UKW Adult Book Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Join us for a lively book discussion. Call or visit the branch title information.

Nov 21, 2016

Scheduled Library Closing 11/24/16-11/25/16

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.  They will re-open at their usual time on Saturday, November 26. Don't forget to check out our ebooks, audiobooks, movies and more at http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm, available 24/7.  Have a safe and happy holiday!

Wednesday at the Library (11/23/16

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 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Tuesday at the Library (11/22/16)

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

Nov 18, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/21/16)

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

Programs & Events
Adult Coloring: Holiday Card Special, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Create your own extra special tri-fold holiday card with your colored picture.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Saturday at the Library (11/19/16)

Programs & Events
International Game Day, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Board games and card games and online games, oh my! Play one of our exciting & fun games or bring one to share!

Making Ornaments for the Ashland Town Tree, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Celebrate the holiday season by making festive ornaments for our town tree.
Tasty treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Holiday Open House and Appetizer Recipe Swap, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Looking for new and tasty recipes for your holiday entertaining?  Bring in samples of your favorite appetizer along with the recipe to share.

Pysanky Ukrainian Eggs, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn how to decorate a Pysanky egg using a wax resist method.  This art form's name comes from the Ukrainian "pysaty," meaning "to write."  Pysanky club members will show you how to make these beautiful eggs to take home.

LEGO Enginnering, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 and up. Calling all LEGO Engineers!  Create your own LEGO design at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (11/18/16)

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

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

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

Programs & Events
Friday Playgroup, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers.  Socialize with other adults while your children make new friends at our new monthly Friday Playgroup, on the third Friday of each month.

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