Feb 29, 2016

Thursday at the Library (3/3/16)

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.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories and fun activities,
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Upcycling Furniture, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

The folks from "Thrill of the Hunt" will show you how to turn dull furniture into fantastic furniture with ideas and techniques to make your home look its best.

Wednesday at the Library (3/2/16)

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 at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Adult Coloring Club, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with a scavenger hunt, games, and other fun activities.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (3/1/16)

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

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. 

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories read by special guest readers, Mrs. Washington and Mrs. Sherman from Cool Spring Primary School.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Reminder: Our Ashland, Cochrane Rockville, and Mechanicsville branch libraries are polling places in Tuesday's primary election.  Turnout is expected to be higher than usual and may affect parking at these locations.  Be sure to get out and vote tomorrow at your polling place!

Feb 25, 2016

Monday at the Library (2/29/16)

Storytimes

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

Saturday at the Library (2/27/16)

Programs & Events
 
Growing Seeds Indoors, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Get a jump start on your garden with Ed Wall of the Hanover Master Gardeners as he shows you how to grow seeds indoors.

Family Movie Matinee, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
All ages. Catch a great movie at the library!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (2/26/16)

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

Feb 23, 2016

Thursday at the Library (2/25/16)

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

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. See a great movie on the big screen!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Wednesday at the Library (2/24/16)

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

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

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

Programs & Events

Adult Coloring Club, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

Tuesday at the Library (2/23/16)

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 Class, 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.

Feb 18, 2016

Monday at the Library (2/22/16)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Tai Chi, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
If you've never tried Tai Chi, now's your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!

Saturday at the Library (2/20/16)

Programs & Events

Superhero BASH!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
BOOM! WHAM! KAPOW! Our Winter Celebration is back in "super" form.  Dress up as your favorite superhero, play games, and make crafts.
Heroic snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Friday at the Library (2/19/16)

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

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.

Feb 15, 2016

Scheduled Library Closings for Monday, February 15, 2016

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will close at 12:30 p.m. today (February 15) due to inclement weather.  Be safe and stay warm today!

Thursday at the Library (2/18/16)

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

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.

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Celebrate love and romance this month with your favorite fiction or non-fiction book and join us at the library for coffee and conversation.  New members welcome!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.
 
Genealogy Class, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover 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 804-365-6210 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Wednesday at the Library (2/17/16)

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

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

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

Programs & Events

Adult Coloring Club, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Come color with us! Drop each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Snuggle with a Book Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite plush friend to enjoy warm and wonderful bedtime stories.
Cookies and milk provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Tuesday at the Library (2/15/16)

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

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.

Feb 11, 2016

Monday at the Library (2/15/16)

All Branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will close at 12:30 p.m. today.

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

"School's Out" Movie Monday, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 5-13. Looking for something fun to do on your day off from school?  Bring your friends to the library and see a great PG movie.
Pizza and snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Tai Chi, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
If you've never tried Tai Chi, now's your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!

Saturday at the Library (2/13/16)

Programs & Events
 
Learn to Prune, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Bobbi Jo Jackson of the Hanover Master Gardeners will show you when, how, and why to prune your trees, shrubs, and other plants to keep them healthy and growing.

Valentine Fun Make & Take, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Join us for a special love-filled make & take and make your own valentines.
Yummy snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends. 

Valentine Make & Take, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Make & take a Valentine's Day card for someone special.

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 Movie Matinee, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
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.

Valentine's Movie & Craft, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Make a valentine for someone special and enjoy animated specials featuring your favorite characters.
Yummy treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Friday at the Library (2/12/16)

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

Teen Movie & Pizza Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Feb 8, 2016

Thursday at the Library (2/11/16)

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

60 Seconds to Win It!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. No athletic skill or super smarts required, just have a sense of fun as you compete with your friends in fast and silly activities.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (2/10/16)

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

Family Storytime at 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: Ashland 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 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

60 Seconds to Win It!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. No athletic skill or super smarts required, just have a sense of fun as you compete with your friends in fast and silly activities.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Adult Coloring Club, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

Tuesday at the Library (2/9/16)

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

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.

Make Your Own Valentines, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
All ages. Share a little love and creativity with handmade Valentines at the library.

Native Trees of Virginia, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
David Slack of the Virginia Department of Forestry shares information on how to care for, landscape with, when to plant, and where to buy trees native to Virginia.

Feb 5, 2016

Monday at the Library (2/8/16)

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
Join us for a special bedtime Storytime in your PJs!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Tai Chi, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
If you've never tried Tai Chi, now's your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!