Jan 25, 2018

Monday at the Library (1/29/18)

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

Programs & Events
Hula Dancing Class, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Exercise your body and brain as you learn about hula dancing and culture at the library.  Wear clothing you can dance in easily!

Saturday at the Library (1/27/18)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Learn how to eat better and save money with home-grown vegetables with the Hanover Master Gardeners.  Part of our Home Gardening Series.

Winter Celebration: It's Luau Time!, 11:00 a.m. - noon
All ages. What better way to fend off the cold of winter than with a "Moana"-inspired luau?
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

LEGOs at the Library, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & up. Use your engineering skills to design your own LEGO creation.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Friday at the Library (1/26/18)

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
Breakout!, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-16.  Work in teams to solve riddles, use logic skills to open locks, and reveal the contents of the Breakout Box.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Jan 22, 2018

Thursday at the Library (1/25/18)

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.
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

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
Movie Night, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 16 & 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.

Community Craft Time, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Bring your materials and/or existing project.  Share new craft ideas and find out the "tip of the month."  We'll have plenty of inspirational crafting magazines and books full of ideas.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.
 
Dollar Store Man: Stories by Jeff Scott, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Storyteller Jeff Scott presents humorous stories as part of our "Celebrate: A Storytelling Series for Adults."
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (1/24/18)

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
Reading Olympics Read-Aloud, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Get a jump on your reading as we read selections from titles on the Hanover County Reading Olympics list.  Then we'll ask you questions to help you prepare for competition day.  Call or visit the library for title information.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Tuesday at the Library (1/23/18)

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

Jan 18, 2018

Monday at the Library (1/22/18)

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

Programs & Events
Hula Dancing Class, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Exercise your body and brain as you learn about hula dancing and culture at the library.  Wear clothing you can dance in easily!

GIANT Game Night, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
All ages. Play GIANT-SIZED Jenga, Scrabble, and Kerplunk with family and friends!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

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
Call or visit the branch for the title to be discussed.

Saturday at the Library (1/20/18)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.


Learn when to plant, know your bugs, and so much more with the Hanover Master Gardeners.



Winter Celebration: It's Luau Time!, 11:00 a.m. - noon

All ages. What better way to fend off the cold of winter than with a "Moana"-inspired luau?

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.



Kids' Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.


Enjoy a fun, heroic movie with your friends at the library.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.



Family Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Ages 5 & up. Bring the whole family for a great movie at the library.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (1/19/18)

Storytimes
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Programs & Events
Friday Playgroup, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers.  Socialize with other adults while your children make new friends at our monthly Friday Playgroup, on the third Friday of each month.
 
LEGOMania @ the Library!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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.

Jan 16, 2018

Thursday at the Library (1/18/18)

The Goochland Branch Library will open at 10:30 a.m. and the King & Queen Branch Library  will open at 11:00 a.m. today.

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.
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

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
Learning Microsoft Word Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville 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 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.
 
Teen Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring your friends to see a great movie on the library's big screen.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

LEGO Building Fun, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 5-10.  Calling all kids! What can you build with your imagination? The possibilities are endless when kids and bricks get together.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Wednesday at the Library (1/17/18)

UPDATE: The Upper King William Branch Library will open at 10:30 a.m. today. The King & Queen Branch Library is closed today. The Goochland Branch Library closed at 1:00 p.m. today.

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
Computer Basics Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Ashland 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 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.
 
All Levels Yoga, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 12 & up.  Bring your yoga mat for an all levels yoga class with a certified yoga instructor.
Bottled water provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (1/16/18)

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

Jan 11, 2018

Monday at the Library (1/15/18)

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

Programs & Events
Hula Dancing Class, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Exercise your body and brain as you learn about hula dancing and culture at the library.  Wear clothing you can dance in easily!

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.

Saturday at the Library (1/13/18)

Programs & Events
Discover a Drugstore in Coconut Oil, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Discover the 12 unexpected uses for coconut oil and save money.  Make & take your own coconut lotion.  Supplies provided.  Please call or visit the library to sign up.

Winter Celebration: It's Luau Time!, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
All ages. What better way to fend off the cold of winter than with a "Moana"-inspired luau?
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville 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.

LEGO Building, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3 & up. Calling all creative Engineers for building fun with tons of LEGOs!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Second Saturday Matinee, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
All ages. Bring the whole family for a great family movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn & punch provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (1/12/18)

Storytime
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
Be a Changemaker: Business Plans, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 12-18.  Find out how a good business plan can help you change the world at this session of Changemakers.  Call or visit the library to sign up for the series.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Jan 8, 2018

Thursday at the Library (1/11/18)

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.
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

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
PRL Genealogy Club, 10:30 - 11:30 a.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 Genealogy Club!

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Join us for a fun and friendly book discussion.  Bring a friend! 

Teen Crafting & Gaming Circle, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring your favorite crafts to work on and try out our craft of the month.  Play Wii games with your friends, too!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (1/10/18)

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
Genealogy Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland 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 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

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.

Lewis & Clark's Expedition, 1804-1806, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Hugh Campbell relates the story behind Lewis & Clark's expedition at the early 19th century.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (1/9/18)

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
Family Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Enjoy a great movie with your family at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

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

Jan 4, 2018

Monday at the Library (1/8/18)

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

Programs & Events
Hula Dancing Class, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Exercise your body and brain as you learn about hula dancing and culture at the library.  Wear clothing you can dance in easily!

Genealogy Class, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland 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 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics Class, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William 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 804-769-3731 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 (1/6/18)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn when to plant, know your bugs, and so much more with the Hanover Master Gardeners.

LEGO Liftoff!, 10:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 5-12. Can a LEGO fly through the air with the greatest of ease?  It can with a zipline!  Bring your friends to try out a new kind of LEGO build.
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Friday at the Library (1/5/18)

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.

The Upper King William and West Point branch libraries will open at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 5.  The Hanover and Montpelier branch libraries will open at 9:30 a.m. The King & Queen Branch Library will be closed.