Dec 28, 2015

Library Closing 12/31/15-1/1/16

The Library will be closing at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 31 and will be closed all day on Friday, January 1. We will re-open at our regular business hours on Saturday, Jan. 2. Have a safe and happy New Year!

Wednesday at the Library (12/30/15)

Programs & Events
 
"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" Decorating Party, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages. Decorate your own sugar cookie at this special Storytime.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Winter Break Movie Marathon 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
We're showing the third movie based on the popular dystopic trilogy by Suzanne Collins this week. Today is the first part of Part 3.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Tuesday at the Library (12/29/15)

Programs & Events
 
Winter Break Movie Marathon, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
We're showing the second movie based on the popular dystopic trilogy by Suzanne Collins this week. Today is Part 2.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Monday at the Library (12/28/15)

Programs & Events

Winter Break Movie Marathon, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
We're showing the first three movies based on the popular dystopic trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Today is Part 1.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point 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.

Dec 21, 2015

Library Closing December 24-26

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed Thursday, December 24, Friday, December 25, and Saturday, December 26.  We will re-open on Monday, December 28 at our regular business hours.  Don't forget you can still enjoy eBooks and more at http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Dec 18, 2015

Saturday at the Library (12/18/15)

Programs & Events

Teen Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. See a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Pizza & hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Dec 14, 2015

Thursday at the Library (12/17/15)

Programs & Events

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Escape the hustle and bustle for a cozy chat about your favorite winter reads. New members welcome!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Wednesday at the Library (12/16/15)

Programs & Events

Jingle Bell Dog Show, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 3-5.  Put your favorite plush friend through the paces at our Jingle Bell Dog Show!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

Tuesday at the Library (12/15/15)

Programs & Events

Knitting & Crochet Club, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Holiday Make & Take, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-12.  Celebrate the season with a creative craft, listen to stories, and enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Dec 9, 2015

Monday at the Library (12/14/15)

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 (12/12/15)

Programs & Events

Holiday Art Show & Grinch Holiday Make 'n' Take, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Get festive!  Make 'n' take something grinchy.  Enjoy a Holiday Art Show by students at Kersey Creek Elementary School, too.
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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.

Second Saturday 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 (12/11/15)

Storytimes

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

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

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

Programs & Events

Teen Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. See a great movie at the library.
Pizza & beverages provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Dec 7, 2015

Thursday at the Library (12/10/15)

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

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

Storytimes end this week, but will resume the week of January 4.

Programs & Events

Family Movie Night, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
All ages.  Enjoy an evening out with your family and see a great movie on the big screen!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5-11.  Create a crafty ornament to keep or give to someone special to liven up a gift-wrapped package or put on the tree. Call or visit the library by Dec. 2 to sign up!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (12/9/15)

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

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

Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Storytimes end this week, but will resume the week of January 4.

Programs & Events

Holiday Movie Pajama Party, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Join us for a collection of animated short movies to put you in a holiday mood.
Hot cocoa and treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (12/8/15)

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

Storytimes end this week, but will resume the week of January 4.

Programs & Events

Must Love Words, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Writers, are you looking for inspiration?  Need readers with a discerning eye?  Join us for constructive feedback and discussion about the craft of writing on the second Tuesday of each month.

Dec 3, 2015

Monday at the Library (12/7/15)

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

Storytimes end this week, but will resume the week of January 4.

Saturday at the Library (12/5/15)

Programs & Events
 
Gingerbread House Workshop, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 & under. Make and decorate your own gingerbread house for the holidays.  Call or visit the library to sign up (Max. 10 participants).

Hearing Resource Fair, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Do you or a loved one have a hearing impairment?  Join us for a fun, free Hearing Resource Fair with vendors who can answer questions, help with basic troubleshooting, and provide support and resources to families dealing with hearing loss. Enter to win some great raffle prizes.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

A Grinchmas Party, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Bah, "celebrate" the holiday season the Grinch Way! We'll read the classic holiday tale by Dr. Seuss, play word games, and make Seuss-y crafts to take home.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Gingerbread House Contest Open House, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Get creative this holiday season with our Gingerbread House Contest. Drop off your house between Dec. 2-3.  Voting will take place between Dec. 4-5 (ending at noon on Dec. 5). We'll announce the winner at our Open House.  Join in the fun with cookie decoration and take-home crafts!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (12/4/15)

Storytimes

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

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

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

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.

Nov 30, 2015

Thursday at the Library (12/3/15)

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

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

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-Adult.  Create a crafty ornament to keep or give to someone special to liven up a gift-wrapped package or put on the tree. Call or visit the library to sign up!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (12/2/15)

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

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

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 (12/1/15)

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

Programs & Events

Holiday Cookie Swap, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 16 & up. Looking for new holiday baking ideas?  Bring a batch of your favorite holiday treats and enjoy what others are sharing!
Refreshments provided by the Upper King William Library.

Making Holiday Paper Ornaments, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Explore the art of papercraft and create ornaments for your tree out of recycled sheet music.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Nov 27, 2015

Monday at the Library (11/30/15)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

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.

Saturday at the Library (11/28/15)

Programs & Events

Family Fun Film, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Need to take a break from the holidays? See a new all ages movie on the big screen! Call the branch for movie title information. Popcorn & drinks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Nov 24, 2015

Library Closing (11/26/15-11/27/15)

All Pamunkey Regional Library branches will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.  They will re-open at their regular business hours on Saturday, November 28.  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday at the Library (11/25/15)

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

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

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 (11/24/15)

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

Nov 19, 2015

Monday at the Library (11/23/15)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

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 (11/21/15)

Programs & Events

Books for Blood, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Give a pint of (gently used) blood and receive a gently used book. Sign up at the library or at VADonor.org. Everyone who donates blood will also receive coupons and chances to win prizes from generous local businesses, including True Fitness Solutions ($150 V02 Peak test), Logo Advantage ($30 gift card), Laura D's Hair & Day Spa ($25 gift card), and  Martin's ($20 gift card).
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

International Game Day, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Board games and card games and online games, oh my! Play one of our exciting & fun games or bring one to share!

Friday at the Library (11/20/15)

Storytimes

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

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

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

Programs & Events

LEGOMania @ the Library!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
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.

Nov 16, 2015

Thursday at the Library (11/19/15)

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

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

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Enjoy the flavors of the season with books that make you hungry for more! Join us at the library for coffee & conversation about your favorite “foodie” reads. New members welcome!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Secret Beedle Society, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Join us in Midnight Gulch, a magical place to live based on the book A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd and find out more about the Secret Beedle Society.
Pizza & drinks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/18/15)

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

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

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

Make 'n' Take Photo Frame, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Have fun making photo frames from popsicle sticks.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (11/17/15)

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

Programs & Events

When Churchill met Eisenhower, 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Join us for a fascinating glimpse into a historic meeting in Virginia between Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower with Wayne and Bryan Dementi of Milestone Publishing.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Nov 11, 2015

Monday at the Library (11/16/15)

Storytimes

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

Saturday at the Library (11/14/15)

Programs & Events

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.

Second Saturday 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.

LEGO Aliens @ the Library, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Build your own LEGO Alien!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (11/13/15)

Storytimes

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

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

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover 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! Call or visit the library to sign up.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.