Mar 31, 2016

Monday at the Library (4/4/16)

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 804-769-3137 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
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.

Saturday at the Library (4/2/16)

Programs & Events

Landscaping, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Jeannie Waltman, of the Hanover Master Gardeners will discuss simple principles of landscape design.

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.

Friday at the Library (4/1/16)

Storytimes

There will be no Storytime March 28 - April 1.  Storytimes will resume on Monday, April 4.

Programs & Events

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

Buzzing with the Bees!, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Redacted Poetry
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Celebrate National Poetry Month by finding verse in ordinary places like newspapers, magazines, or any page of the printed word.  We'll have sample pages you can use to create your found word poem and breathe new life into words on a page.  This event will run during library hours until Saturday, April 30.

Sounds of the Sea, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Come see special friends from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science up close and learn about the surprising sounds they make.  Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

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.

Mar 28, 2016

Thursday at the Library (3/31/16)

Storytimes

There will be no Storytime March 28 - April 1.  Storytimes will resume on Monday, April 4.


Programs & Events 

Buzzing with the Bees!, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Wednesday at the Library (3/30/16)

Storytimes

There will be no Storytime March 28 - April 1.  Storytimes will resume on Monday, April 4.


Programs & Events 
 
Buzzing with the Bees!, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Tuesday at the Library (3/29/16)

Storytimes

There will be no Storytime March 28 - April 1.  Storytimes will resume on Monday, April 4.


Programs & Events

Buzzing with the Bees!, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.
 

Mar 24, 2016

Monday at the Library (3/28/16)

Storytimes

There will be no Storytime March 28 - April 1.  Storytimes will resume on Monday, April 4.

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!

Buzzing with the Bees!, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Buzzing with the Bees!, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

Saturday at the Library (3/26/16)

Programs & Events

How to Make & Use Compost, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ray Leffler, with the Hanover Master Gardeners, will show you how to make and use compost to help your plants thrive.

Music & Movement, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4-9. Get the wiggles out and dance around at our music and movement program.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (3/25/16)

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

Mar 22, 2016

Thursday at the Library (3/24/16)

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

Read 2 Rover, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Read 2 Rover provides comfort and motivation for beginning readers as they read aloud to therapy dogs.  Call or visit the library for more information or to register for this rewarding program.

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:00 - 7:30 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 (3/23/16)

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

Tuesday at the Library (3/22/16)

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

Mar 17, 2016

Monday at the Library (3/21/16)

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
Call or visit the branch for the title to be discussed.
 
Coloring for Adults, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore.  Join us for a night of stress relieving creativity with the popular trend of adult coloring.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland 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 (3/19/16)

Programs & Events

Spring Fling Earring Workshop, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-Adult.  Create your own springtime earrings at the library.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refresments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Friday at the Library (3/18/16)

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.

Youth Art Month Exhibit Opening Reception, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
You are cordially invited to the opening reception for our Youth Art Month exhibition.  Work by budding young artist from South Anna Elementary School will be displayed.
Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Mar 14, 2016

Thursday at the Library (3/17/16)

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

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
It's the luck o' the Irish with "travel" as our theme this month. Read your favorite fiction or non-fiction book about Ireland or another exciting travel destination and join us at the library for coffee and conversation.  New members welcome!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Wednesday at the Library (3/16/16)

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.

Tuesday at the Library (3/15/16)

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. 

Pajama Storytime, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Enjoy stories and crafts in your PJs and your favorite plush friend.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Mar 10, 2016

Monday at the Library (3/14/16)

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
Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime.  PJs & slippers are great!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Youth Art Opening & Reception, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Celebrate Youth Art Month with an art exhibit reception for students from Goochland County Public Schools.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

Mystery Book Club, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Join us for a discussion of a thrilling and suspenseful title.  Call or visit the library for title information.

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 (03/12/16)

Programs & Events

Beautify Your World with Flowers, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Joel Klein, with the Hanover Master Gardeners, will show you how flowers improve our surroundings with color and scent.

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.

Make a Dinosaur Device Stand, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Save your device from extinction with a dino stand!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Mini Maker Faire, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Enjoy tinkering, exploring, and seeing how things work? Visit the library to see a 3-D printer in action, explore wind & solar energy, play with Little Bits electronic blocks, and more. Sign-ups requested.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Making Bristle Bots, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Create, run and race a tiny robot that you make with a toothbrush, a battery and a small motor.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Family LEGOs, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up. Show your creativity with LEGO bricks, put them on display, and share new ideas with your friends.
Refreshments by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (3/11/16)

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

Mini Maker Faire, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Enjoy tinkering, exploring, and seeing how things work? Visit the library to see a 3-D printer in action, explore wind & solar energy, play with Little Bits electronic blocks, and more. Sign-ups requested.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Mar 7, 2016

Thursday at the Library (3/10/16)

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

Mini Maker Faire, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Enjoy tinkering, exploring, and seeing how things work? Visit the library to see a 3-D printer in action, explore wind & solar energy, play with Little Bits electronic blocks, and more. Sign-ups requested.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Super Awesome Mini Flashlights!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Make a mini flashlight out of an ordinary tin of mints! Sign-ups required.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Game Night Out!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Play online games & board games with your friends!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Wednesday at the Library (3/9/16)

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

Computer Basics Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon
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.

Tuesday at the Library (3/8/16)

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

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Join us for a lively book discussion on a title of your choice. Bring a friend!
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Flash Drive Fun!, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Make your flash drive one of a kind! Call the library to sign up.
Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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.

Hammy Awards Night, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 10-14. The book trailers have been made and the votes have been cast! See the creative work of HHES students and party with the winners.
Snacks provided by Hamilton-Holmes Middle School staff.