Jun 30, 2014

Thursday at the Library (7/3/14)

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
 
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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 (7/2/14)

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

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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Genealogy Workshop, 9:00 - 11:00 a.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.

 Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 12:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends like the Burmese python, an armadillo, and a giant Flemish rabbit.

Tuesday at the Library (7/1/14)

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

Family Movie Night, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Beat the heat with a cool movie on the big screen. 
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Jun 26, 2014

Monday at the Library (6/30/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends like the Burmese python, an armadillo, and a giant Flemish rabbit.

Meet a K-9 Officer, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Meet a member of the Hanover County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit and see a live demonstration.

Saturday at the Library (6/28/14)

Programs & Events

Movie Morning Kick-off, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library with your friends.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

A Show Dog's Life, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 16 & up. Go behind the scenes and find out more about grooming and caring for a show dog.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Friday at the Library (6/27/14)

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

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.

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends like the Burmese python, an armadillo, and a giant Flemish rabbit.

Teen Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Cool off with a great movie on the big screen.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Pet-Themed Game Night, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 9-16. Join us for pet-themed games, brain teasers, and more!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Jun 23, 2014

Thursday at the Library (6/26/14)

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
 
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

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.

Wednesday at the Library (6/25/14)

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
 
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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
 
Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
 
Programs & Events

Dog Days of Summer, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 3-12.  Meet local children's author, Sharon Stanley.  She'll read her book, The Little Doggie in the Middle of the Road.  Make a paws-itively awesome craft and enjoy treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.
 
Dancing with Dogs, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
See dazzling doggie dancers from Priddy Positive Canines perform for you.  Find out safety tips for kids and their four-legged friends.

Tuesday at the Library (6/24/14)

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

Jun 19, 2014

Monday at the Library (6/23/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Zoo Pro Adventures
Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.
Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends like the Burmese python, an armadillo, and a giant Flemish rabbit.

Meet a Canine Rescue Dog!
Location: West Point Branch Library, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Pete Suitt and his Search & Rescue partner, Brianna, an Australian Shepherd, will present "Lost... but Found, Safe and Sound."  Find out what you should do if you become lost in a park or the woods.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 4-11. Find out more about the "Guiding Eyes for the Blind" guide dog program.  Learn training tips, how to interact with working dogs, and visit with two local guide dogs in training.

Saturday at the Library (6/21/14)

Programs & Events

Suminagashi Painting, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-11. Make your own work of art using Japanese marbling paints and techniques.

Ice Cream Social & Sidewalk Art, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Enjoy an ice cream sundae and add your creation to our sidewalk chalk art.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Jun 18, 2014

Friday at the Library (6/20/14)

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

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.

Jun 16, 2014

Thursday at the Library (6/19/14)

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

Movie Matinee, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Teen Game Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Play games and socialize with your friends.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (6/18/14)

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

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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Computer Basics II, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-746-9615 to sign up for this class.

Tuesday at the Library (6/17/14)

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

Young Artist's Community Exhibit, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
See artwork by local students ages 5-11.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Make a Duct Tape Bookmark, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Show off your creativity by making a colorful duct tape bookmark.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Ice Cream Social, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Enjoy a cool treat and laugh at our special Storytime puppet show.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Jun 12, 2014

Monday at the Library (6/16/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Meet a Rescue Dog!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages.  Do you know what to do when you're lost in the woods? Meet a canine helper who assists searchers.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Jun 11, 2014

Saturday at the Library (6/14/14)

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 (6/13/14)

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

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
Ages 11-16.  See a great movie on the big screen.  Bring a friend!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Thursday at the Library (6/12/14)

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

Ice Cream Social, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Enjoy ice cream, face painting, balloon creations, and more!  Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, too.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Jun 9, 2014

Wednesday at the Library (6/11/14)

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

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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

What's in Your Garden?: Help from Master Gardeners, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Find out which plants thrive in and around local gardens with the Hanover Master Gardeners.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (6/10/14)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

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

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee 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 804-559-0654 to register for this class.

Monday at the Library (6/9/2014)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Can It Safely: What You Should Know, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Kathleen Watson, M.S., Virginia Extension Agent, covers canning basics with a focus on the most current information and technology.

Computer Basics II, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-798-4072 to sign up for this class.

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-559-0654 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.

Everyday Essential Oils, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Find out more about essential oils and their benefits.