Apr 16, 2015

Monday at the Library (4/20/15)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Let's Talk Nutrition!, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Emilene Moore, R.D. will talk about achieving and maintaining a healthy weight using the "My Plate" guide to build healthy eating patterns, reading food labels, and including superfoods in your diet.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Saturday at the Library (4/18/15)

Programs & Events

Upcycled Book Art, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. Explore creative ways to use recycled books with live demonstrations and take home crafts.

"Celebrate the Library!" Day, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Join us at your favorite community place for a day filled with fun activities!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Family Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
All ages.  See a great family movie on the big screen!
Popcorn & drinks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Balloon-Powered Cars, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Find out how to make a balloon-powered car and race them with your friends.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Friday at the Library (4/17/15)

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

Apr 13, 2015

Thursday at the Library (4/16/15)

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

The "Unlimited Possibilities!" Fair, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Find out what your local library has for you!  Meet local authors, make a craft to take home, listen to stories, join the Friends of the Library, sample our digital resources, and learn more about the Atlee Page Turners, our monthly book group.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Digital Scrapbooking 4 Teens, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (new date!)
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library 
Ages 11-18. Want to learn how to do digital scrapbooking? Bring a flash drive with 20-30 photos and a valid e-mail address and we’ll show you how! Sign-ups required.
Pizza & more provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Meet the Author: William Palmer, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Meet William Palmer, author of Forged in Fire: A History of the West Point Volunteer Fire Department.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Wednesday at the Library (4/15/15)

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

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

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

Apr 9, 2015

Monday at the Library (4/13/15)

Storytimes

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

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 (4/11/15)

Programs & Events

Friends of the Montpelier Library Book Sale, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
This sale is open to the general public in the Ballroom of the Montpelier Center for Arts & Education.  Grab some great bargains on hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, and much more.

Family Movie Matinee, Noon - 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 (4/10/15)

Programs & Events

Buzzing with the Bees, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Friends of the Montpelier Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Preview sale for members only in the Ballroom of the Montpelier Center for Arts & Education.  Grab some great bargains on hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, and much more.

Friends of the Montpelier Library Book Sale, Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
This sale is open to the general public in the Ballroom of the Montpelier Center for Arts & Education.  Grab some great bargains on hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, and much more.

Amazing River Critters, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-10. See fish and other animals from our local rivers and find out more about them.
With Chris Mernin, 4-H Associate Extension Agent

Teen Movie & Pizza Night, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16.  See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Note: Storytimes will not be held this week, but will resume April 13.

Apr 6, 2015

Thursday at the Library (4/9/15)

Programs & Events 

Buzzing with the Bees, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

 Note: Storytimes will not be held this week, but will resume April 13.

Wednesday at the Library (4/8/15)

Programs & Events

Amazing River Critters, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 5-10. See fish and other animals from our local rivers and find out more about them.
With Chris Mernin, 4-H Associate Extension Agent.

Buzzing with the Bees, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Amazing River Critters, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 5-10. See fish and other animals from our local rivers and find out more about them.
With Chris Mernin, 4-H Associate Extension Agent.

 Note: Storytimes will not be held this week, but will resume April 13.

Tuesday at the Library (4/7/2015)

Programs & Events

Take the Water Challenge!, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. How much do you know about the water you drink? Find out where your water comes from & how to protect it.
With Betty McCracken, Conservation Specialist, Monacan Soil & Water Conservation District

Buzzing with the Bees, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Note: Storytimes will not be held this week, but will resume April 13.

Apr 2, 2015

Monday at the Library (4/6/15)

Programs & Events

Buzzing with the Bees, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Note: Storytimes will not be held this week, but will resume April 13.

Saturday at the Library (4/4/15)

Programs & Events

Buzzing with the Bees, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Friday at the Library (4/3/15)

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

Mar 30, 2015

Thursday at the Library (4/2/2015)

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

Wednesday at the Library (4/1/2015)

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

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 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 (3/31/2015)

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

Animoto Oscar Night, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (new date!)
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
See animated book trailers created by Hamilton-Holmes Middle School students and celebrate with the winners.
Snacks provided by Hamilton-Holmes Middle School staff.

Mar 26, 2015

Monday at the Library (3/30/15)

Storytimes

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

Saturday at the Library (3/28/15)

Programs & Events

Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Open to the general public.  Grab some great bargains on hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs and much more.

March Morning Movie, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
See a great all ages movie on the big screen. Call the branch for movie title information.
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Friday at the Library (3/27/15)

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

Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Open to the general public.  Grab some great bargains on hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs and much more. Call 804-559-0654 for more info.