Aug 20, 2014

Saturday at the Library (8/23/14)

Programs and Events

Back to School Celebration, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 4-10. Get excited about going back to school with fun activities and a ride on the big yellow bus!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

DMV2Go will be at the King and Queen Branch Library from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  You can take advantage of the following services:
  • Apply for or renew your ID card - available for adults and children.
  • Apply for or renew your driver's license - take road and knowledge tests; get your picture taken. Reinstate driving privileges.
  • Apply for a Veteran ID card.
  • Get a copy of your driving record.
  • Obtain vehicle titles, license plates, decals, transcripts.
  • Order disabled parking placards or plates.
  • Get fishing and hunting licenses.
  •  Update your address on your DMV record, voter registration address, and organ donor status.
  • Request a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to set up a myDMV account 
  • Obtain a "E-ZPass On-The-Go" transponder.
  • Search for other state services through a wireless Virginia Internet portal.
  • And much more!

Aug 18, 2014

Thursday at the Library (8/21/14)

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.

Tuesday at the Library (8/19/14)

Programs & Events

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-843-3244 to register for this class.

Aug 14, 2014

Saturday at the Library (8/16/14)

Cognizant, Hanover County 4-H, and The Pamunkey Regional Library present a

Mini Maker Fair

Saturday, August 16, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place


Hands-on demos & workshops for ages 5-13 featuring -
  • LEGO MindStorms
  • Wind Turbines
  • Snap circuits
  • 3-D Printing
  • Solar Robots
  • Mech Tech Toys
Call 804-746-9615 or e-mail 4hmaker@gmail.com for more information.


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Friday at the Library (8/15/14)

Programs & Events

Summer Finale & Ice Cream Social, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Celebrate the end of summer with cool treats and cool beats!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

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

Aug 11, 2014

Thursday at the Library (8/14/14)

Programs & Events

Teen Movie Night, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great movie about an epic quest with your friends.
Pizza & treats provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Towel Origami, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Make animal origami with towels. Bring a friend. Call or visit the branch to sign up by July 7.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Music, Movement, & More!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 3 & up. Stomp like a dinosaur, romp like dog!  Play musical instruments, dance, and sing at this special evening Storytime.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Tuesday at the Library (8/12/14)

Programs & Events

Summer Sundae & Show, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Celebrate the end of summer with ice cream sundaes and a great movie for all ages! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Aug 7, 2014

Monday at the Library (8/11/14)

Programs & Events

Furred & Fragrant: Essential Oils for Pets, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Find out which essential oils can help treat ear mites, ticks, & fleas, calm your pet, soothe skin irritations, and more.

Saturday at the Library (8/9/14)

Programs & Events

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-746-9615 to register for this class.

Family 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 & punch provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (8/8/14)

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.

Teen Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Aug 4, 2014

Thursday at the Library (8/7/14)

Programs & Events

Bat World
Enter the fascinating world of bats! 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!
Location: West Point Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 12:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday at the Library (8/6/14)

Programs & Events

Bat World
Enter the fascinating world of bats! 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!
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

Computer Basics II, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-556-4774 to sign up for this class.

Tuesday at the Library (8/5/2014)

Programs & Events

Bat World
Enter the fascinating world of bats! 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!
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.

Jul 31, 2014

Monday at the Library (8/4/14)

Programs & Events

Bat World
Enter the fascinating world of bats! 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!
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

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.

Sweet Talk with Books, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Join us for dessert, tea and a lively discussion of your favorite summer reads.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

Saturday at the Library (8/2/14)

Programs & Events

Dog Paw-ty, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 3-5.  Join us for a doggie-themed Storytime with books, crafts, and activities.  Bring your favorite plush friend to share the fun. Woof!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Summer Reading Finale with Garth, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Celebrate the end of summer with Garth, the therapy dog.  You can read to him, make a craft, and have lots of fun!
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Friday at the Library (8/1/14)

Storytimes

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

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Music, Movement, & More Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Last day of Summer Storytime.  Fall Storytimes will resume the week of September 8.

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.

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.

Divergent Trivia Contest, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Test your knowledge of Veronica Roth’s book, Divergent. Win prizes!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.