Nov 21, 2014

Monday at the Library (11/24/14)

Storytimes

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

Saturday at the Library (11/22/14)

Programs & Events

LEGO Party, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 4-10 (and their families). Join us for freestyle LEGO play and construction!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (11/21/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

LEGO Block Party, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 4-10. Join the LEGO Block Party and let your imaginations run wild!  We'll even display your creations in the library.

Nov 17, 2014

Thursday at the Library (11/20/14)

Storytimes

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

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool 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

Family Game Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring your favorite family game to share at the library for a night of fun together!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.



Meet the Author: Bill Lohmann, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Meet local author Bill Lohmann and hear about his latest book, Back Roads: People Places and Pie around Virginia.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/19/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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

Mother Goose Storytime 9:15 a.m.
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 (11/18/14)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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 13, 2014

Monday at the Library (11/17/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Recipe Exchanges for Diabetics, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 18 & up.  Learn about new and tasty diabetic-friendly recipes and gluten free treats and sample some flavorful creations.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

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.

Saturday at the Library (11/15/14)

Programs & Events

American Girl Movie Morning, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 5-12. Celebrate the fun of American Girl books and movies!  No doll required, you just need to like to have fun.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Bead & Bangle Workshop, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 12 & up. Make your own beaded bangle at this fun workshop!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Pirates & Princesses, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4-10. Ahoy Mateys and Fair Princesses!  Make your very own pirate hat or crown and then join us for a special snack of pirate booty and royal cookies.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Don't forget to stop by the Mechanicsville Branch Library for their Friends of the Library Book Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Lots of great bargains on books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Friday at the Library (11/14/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

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

Teen Duct Tape Creations, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. Bring your creativity and your favorite roll of duct tape (or use ours!) to make something fun and unique.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Don't forget to stop by the Mechanicsville Branch Library for their Friends of the Library Book Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Lots of great bargains on books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Nov 11, 2014

Thursday at the Library (11/13/14)

Storytimes

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

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool 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

Game Night Out, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 5-18. Play online and board games with your friends at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/12/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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

Mother Goose Storytime 9:15 a.m.
Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Meet the Bohemian Brigade, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn more about the Bohemian Brigade, special artists who provided first hand depictions of the Civil War to the world with written and illustrated accounts of camp life.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (11/11/14)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

Ghost Hunters 101, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 13 & up. Members of Central Virginia Paranormal Investigations will discuss the metaphysical and scientific approaches to psychics and the paranormal.  See their paranormal surveillance equipment and find out how it is used in their investigations.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

August 1914: My Grandfather's War, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Celebrate Veterans' Day with Desmond Savill's presentation on the events leading up to World War I, complete with a display of family artifacts.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Nov 6, 2014

Monday at the Library (11/10/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

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 (11/8/14)

Programs & Events

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.

Engineer Expo, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11 & up.  Show off your creativity with our LEGOs!  Display your creations, make new friends, and share design ideas.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library

Friday at the Library (11/7/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Make 'n' Take Holiday Card & Gift Bag Workshop, 10:30 - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Get into the holiday spirit with your own personally designed greeting card and gift bag.  Seating is limited.  Please call or visit the library to reserve your spot.

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 3, 2014

Thursday at the Library (11/6/14)

Storytimes

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

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool 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

Wednesday at the Library (11/5/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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

Mother Goose Storytime 9:15 a.m.
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 (11/4/14)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

Genealogy Workshop, 6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville 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 804-749-3146 or visit the library to sign up for this class.


Oct 31, 2014

Monday at the Library (11/3/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Computer Basics II, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-769-3731 to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics I, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Find out about the parts of a computer, learn how to use a mouse, and explore the Internet, and set up a web-based e-mail account.  You must call 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Saturday at the Library (11/1/14

Programs & Events

Fall Leaves, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Discover how and why tree leaves turn colors.  Create a leaf book to take home with leaves you collect and identify.

Native Gourd Art Workshop, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 12 - Adult. See gourds created by Pamunkey Indian artist, Ethan Brown, and craft a gourd of your own! 

Friday at the Library (10/31/14)

Storytimes

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

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool 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

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up.  See a great movie on the big screen and have a fun night out.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.