Aug 14, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/17/17)

Programs & Events
Genealogy Class, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover 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 804-365-6210 or visit the library to sign up for this class.
 Family Movie Night, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
End the summer with a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (8/15/17)

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.

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday
All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!
Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.
Atlee Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee 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 804-559-0654 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Aug 10, 2017

Monday at the Library (8/14/17)

Programs & Events
Paws to READ, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.
 
Going Green with Alternative Cleaners, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Interested in going green as you clean?  Help the environment and support your family's health with these alternative cleaning ideas with Charlene Haman of Hope Haven.

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

Montpelier Mystery Book Group, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 18 & up.  Join us for a lively discussion of a popular mystery title.

Saturday at the Library (8/12/17)

Programs & Events
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.

Ink It!, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 to adult.  Learn the basics of pen & ink drawing with Celeste Johnston, instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This is a two-part class.  Next session is Saturday, August 19. Space is limited.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (8/11/17)

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.

Aug 7, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/10/17)

Programs & Events
Teen Crafting & Gaming Circle, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring your favorite crafts to work on and try out our craft of the month.  Play Wii games with your friends, too!  Sign-ups required!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.
 
PRL Genealogy Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Join us at our Genealogy Club for a presentation by a member of the Greater Richmond Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, who will speak about their upcoming projects.

Wednesday at the Library (8/9/17)

Programs & Events
Move by Design with Ms. Annie!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Hop, skip, and jump with your friends!  Annie Bonifacio of Dawn's School of Dance will get you moving at this fun program.
Bottled water provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Tie-Dye Tees for Teens!, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring a t-shirt or something made out of fabric and have fun dyeing it.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.


Tuesday at the Library (8/8/17)

Programs & Events
Color Mania, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Let your creativity flow with our special coloring sheets or design your own work of art.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Preserve a Memory with Scrapbooking, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Preserve a favorite memory with fun scrapbooking techniques.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Paws to READ, 2:00 - 3:30 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.
 
Summer Reading Finale, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
You did it! Celebrate with your school's media specialist and receive your prize for reaching your reading goal. We'll have games, music, and a visit from the Kona Ice Truck.
Cool treats provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Aug 3, 2017

Monday at the Library (8/7/17)

Programs & Events
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 (8/5/17)

Programs & Events
Teen Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends! Call or visit the library to sign up.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

"Chillin' at the Library" Summer Party, 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Celebrate the end of summer with a fun craft and see who's reached their reading goal.
Cool treats provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (8/4/17)

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.

Family Ice Cream Party, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Celebrate the end of summer reading with an ice cream party and movie for the entire family.  See what the library has in store for you this fall!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Teen Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
See a great movie on the big screen with your friends!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:00 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.

Supper & Books, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Share your favorite summer reads and enjoy a delicious light supper.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Jul 31, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/3/17)

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.

Bat World of Hampton Roads
Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!
King & Queen Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Upper King William Branch Library, 12:30 p.m.
West Point Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday at the Library (8/2/17)

Programs & Events
Learning Microsoft Word Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland 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 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Bat World of Hampton Roads
Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!
Ashland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m. 
Hanover Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday at the Library (8/1/17)

Programs & Events
Bat World of Hampton Roads
Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!
Goochland Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Montpelier Branch Library, 3:00 p.m.

"Splash of Color!" Photography Contest
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Calling all amateur photographers!  From Tuesday, August 1 through Saturday, August 19, submit your digital photos to ask@pamunkeylibrary.org (one photo per photographer please).  Photos will be posted to the library's Facebook page where folks can like their favorites.
For more information, call or visit the Mechanicsville Branch Library or e-mail ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

Jul 27, 2017

Monday at the Library (7/31/17)

Programs & Events
Bat World of Hampton Roads
Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!
Atlee Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Mechanicsville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

Saturday at the Library (7/29/17)

Programs & Events
Design, Create & Build Expo, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up. Build structure out of a variety of building materials at our engineering expo, a special STEAM event.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Happee Birthdae, Harry Potter!, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with Rememberalls, make your own wand, origami owls, a Wanted Wizard selfie station, and more. Cosplaying is encouraged!
Hogwarts-style snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Introduction to Drawing, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Learn how to draw with pencil using depth, line, shading, and composition with Judy Thomas, Art in the Garden instructor at Lewis Ginter. Call or visit the library to sign up for this two-part class.  First class session is Saturday, July 22.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (7/28/17)

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

Today is the last day of Summer Storytimes!  Fall Storytimes will resume the week of Monday, September 11.

Jul 24, 2017

Thursday at the Library (7/27/17)

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

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
Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Upper King William Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
King & Queen Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
West Point Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Carnival Games!, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 9-18. Play fun carnival-style games and hang out with your friends.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (7/26/17)

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
Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Goochland Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Montpelier Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

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 (7/25/17)

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
Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Atlee Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Hanover Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Invitation to Create, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Unleash your creative spirit and explore a variety of art materials and use your imagination.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

LEGO Club, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Join us for a fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering.