Oct 29, 2015

Monday at the Library (11/1/15)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William 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 804-769-3731 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics Class, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
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.

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.

Saturday at the Library (10/31/15)

Programs & Events

Halloween Minion Madness, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Show off your favorite Halloween costume and make fun Minion-themed crafts (outside if weather permits!).
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Spooktacular Candy BINGO, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Wear your favorite costume (if you dare!) and join us for a chilling, thrilling edition of Candy BINGO with yummy prizes.  Everyone's a winner!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Get Away @ the Library!, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Get away from it all at the library for a crafty afternoon making survivor bracelets, mini book charms, and key chains.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (10/30/15)

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

Oct 26, 2015

Thursday at the Library (10/29/15)

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

Wednesday at the Library (10/28/15)

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 (10/27/15)

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

Genealogy Workshop, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville 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 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Oct 23, 2015

Monday at the Library (10/26/15)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Halloween Storytime & Parade, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 0-6. Wear your Halloween costume to our special evening Storytime and join us on our parade through the library.
Treats provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (10/23/15)

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

Book a Beach Escape, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Get away with a fantasy beach vacation @ the library!  Play micro volleyball, shake & shimmy with hula hoops and limbo poles, and decorate a suitcase to carry your fave reads.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Costume Parade, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
All ages.  Join our costume parade from the library to Sycamore Tavern!  Learn about colonial times and create a fun autumn-themed craft.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Oct 20, 2015

Thursday at the Library (10/22/15)

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

Get Away Movie Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  See a great movie on the big screen and have a fun night out.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Journal Decorating for Teens, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. Express your creativity with a custom designed journal. Sign-ups requested by October 19.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

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 (10/21/15)

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

Get Away Movie Night, 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Get Away @ Your Library, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Celebrate Halloween (a tad early) with a costume and your friends as you share your favorite spooky stories.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

Tuesday at the Library (10/20/15)

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

Tropical Get Away!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Enjoy freshly made smoothies and create your own Jenga-style keychain.  Bring a friend and double the fun!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Oct 15, 2015

Saturday at the Library (10/17/15)

Programs & Events

Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

Backyard Rabbit Production, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Learn about small scale rabbit production for home meat supply, garden manure, and as a complimentary farm enterprise selling breeding stock and rabbit meat.

American Girl Matinee Movie, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 5-12. Enjoy a great morning full of American Girl books and a special movie.  No doll required (but you can bring yours if you like).
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Friday at the Library (10/16/15)

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

Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

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.

"Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" Scavenger Hunt, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 9-13.  Did you ever wish you could have a scavenger hunt at your local library like the characters in Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library? You can! Join us for a Lemoncello-style scavenger hunt, pizza, and snacks after hours at the Mechanicsville Branch Library.
Pizza & snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

YA Fiction BINGO!, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Think you know teen fiction?  Take a turn at BINGO and train your brain!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Oct 12, 2015

Thursday at the Library (10/15/15)

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
Gear up for a frighteningly good discussion of your favorite mysteries and thrillers and join us at the library for coffee and conversation.  New members welcome!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Friends of the Atlee Library Members' Preview Book Sale, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. You are welcome to join at the door.  Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

Wednesday at the Library (10/14/15)

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 (10/13/15)

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

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 the second Tuesday of each month.

Oct 8, 2015

Monday at the Library (10/12/15)

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 (10/10/15)

Programs & Events


Second Saturday Matinee, Noon - 1:30 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.
 
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.
 
Holiday No-Sew Wreath Workshop, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Kick start your holiday projects with a personally designed wreath for any occasion.  Supplies provided! Call or visit the library to reserve your seat.
 
Family Movie Matinee, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring the whole family for a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (10/9/2015)

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


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

Oct 5, 2015

Thursday at the Library (10/8/2015)

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

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

Computer Basics Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville 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 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point 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 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Make a Festive Fall Centerpiece, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Looking to add some spice to your fall decorating?  Learn how to make a festive fall centerpiece at the library.  Materials provided.  Class is full but you can call the library to be added to the waiting list.
Refreshments provided by the Atlee Branch Library.

Wednesday at the Library (10/7/2015)

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

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

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

Tuesday at the Library (10/6/2015)

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.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

Pajama Storytime, 6:45 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Wear your PJs & slippers and bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime with stories and crafts.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.