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.

Nov 9, 2015

Thursday at the Library (11/12/15)

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

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point 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.

Wednesday at the Library (11/11/15)

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

LEGO Extravaganza, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Bring your favorite LEGO creation to show off, see other creations, and build LEGO masterpieces with your friends!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Make a Book Ornament!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 5-10.  Be a part of Ashland's "Light up the Tracks" celebration.  Join us at the library and make ornaments to put on our town's very own Christmas Tree.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library

Local Author Meet & Greet, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
The Friends of the Atlee Library present a meet & greet with authors Mary Miley Theobald and Bruce Holsinger.  Ms. Theobald is a historian and author of eleven non-fiction titles, two mysteries set in the Roaring Twenties, several podcasts and numerous magazine articles.  Her newest novel is "Silent Murders." Mr. Holsinger is an award-winning novelist and literary scholar.  His newest novel is "The Invention of Fire."

Tuesday at the Library (11/10/15)

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

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Bring a friend and chat about a great book. Call or visit branch for title information.
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Genealogy Workshop, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville 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 804-749-3146 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

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.

Nov 6, 2015

Monday at the Library (11/9/15)

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 (11/7/15)

Programs & Events

Magic Tree House Adventure Club, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Go on adventures with Annie and Jack from the Magic Tree House and explore with crafts, games, activities, and more!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Star Wars Celebration, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and make creative crafts.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Full of Hot Air!, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Have fun with "hot air!"  Learn about propulsion with marshmallow shooters, balloon hovercrafts, and balloon-powered cars.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Catapult & Fort ATTACK!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Build and test your own catapult & fort at this special STEAM event at the library. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Pine Cone Holiday Decorations Workshop, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 16-Adult. Start your holiday decorating by making a beautiful hanging pine cone decoration. Call or visit the library to sign up.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Friday at the Library (11/6/15)

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 2, 2015

Thursday at the Library (11/5/15)

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

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.

Presenting the Hanover Tavern, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn more about the Hanover Tavern and what it offers to the community, now and in the future.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/4/15)

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

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

Tuesday at the Library (11/3/15)

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

Pizza Taste Testing, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Vote for your favorite pizza in a blind taste test. Call or visit the library to sign up!
Pizza and snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Don't forget to vote today!