May 31, 2016

Thursday at the Library (6/2/16)

Programs & Events

Summer Volunteen Training, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Looking for a volunteer opportunity this summer?  Get training to assist with the Library's Summer Reading Program.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Let the Games Begin!, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Play games and socialize with your friends.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

May 26, 2016

Library Scheduled Closing (05/28/16 - 05/30/16)

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30.  They will re-open at their regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31.

May 23, 2016

Thursday at the Library (5/26/16)

Programs & Events

Pizza & a Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring a friend and join us for a great movie on the big screen.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Bring a friend and join us for a great movie on the big screen.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

May 19, 2016

Monday at the Library (5/23/16)

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.
 
Friends of the King & Queen Library's Poetry Celebration, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Celebrate with our Poetry Contest participants and winners!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tai Chi, 7:00 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!

UKW Adult Book Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Call the branch (804-769-3731) for the title of the book to be discussed.

Saturday at the Library (5/21/16)

Programs & Events

Elephant & Piggie Day, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4-10.  Celebrate the popular "Elephant & Piggie" series by Mo Willems with fun stories and a craft.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (5/20/16)

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.

May 16, 2016

Thursday at the Library (5/19/16)

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.

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

Creative Wind Chimes Workshop, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Make a wonderful (or wacky!) wind chime out of found materials we provide (or bring your own supplies from home).  Call or visit the library to reserve your spot.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library

Wednesday at the Library (5/18/16)

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.

May 12, 2016

Monday at the Library (5/16/16)

Programs & Events

Coloring for Adults, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Express your creativity & relieve some stress, too.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Tai Chi, 7:00 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 (5/14/16)

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 Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
All ages. 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.

Family LEGOs, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Have fun at the library with your whole family as you put your LEGO engineering skills to work.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (5/13/16)

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 Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16.  See a great movie on the big screen.  Bring a friend!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

May 9, 2016

Thursday at the Library (5/12/16)

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

This week is the last week of Winter/Spring Storytimes.  Summer Storytimes will begin the week of June 8.

Programs & Events

YA Book Club, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Let's meet and eat and talk about books!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (5/11/16)

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

This week is the last week of Winter/Spring Storytimes.  Summer Storytimes will begin the week of June 8.

Tuesday at the Library (5/10/2017)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

This week is the last week of Winter/Spring Storytimes.  Summer Storytimes will begin the week of June 8.

Programs & Events

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Bring a friend to our bi-monthly book discussion group.
Refreshments 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. 

Paws to READ, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier 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.

May 6, 2016

Monday at the Library (5/9/16)

Storytimes

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

This week is the last week of Winter/Spring Storytimes.  Summer Storytimes will begin the week of June 8.

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.
 
Tai Chi, 7:00 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!

May 5, 2016

Saturday at the Library (5/7/16)

Programs & Events

Mechanicsville Mini Comi-Con
Saturday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
All ages. Dress as your favorite comic/pop culture character and enter our cosplay contest.  Make cool comics crafts! Go to Superhero Academy and more!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

The Amazing Mr. B!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
See local magician, the Amazing Mr. B, perform an energetic, engaging Magic Show with audience participation.  Prepare to be entertained!

Mom, Me, Cupcakes, & Tea, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 4-10 with an adult. Have fun decorating cupcakes and enjoy eating them at our tea party.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library

The Amazing Mr. B!, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See local magician, the Amazing Mr. B, perform an energetic, engaging Magic Show with audience participation.  Prepare to be entertained!

Friday at the Library (5/6/16)

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

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.

May 3, 2016

Thursday at the Library (5/5/16)

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

Wednesday at the Library (5/4/16)

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 - 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.

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.

Children's Book Week Movie Matinee, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
See a great movie based on a popular children's book with your friends.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Make Your Own Suncatcher, 5:30 -6:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 4-10. Bring a friend and have fun creating your very own suncatcher.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (5/3/16)

Storytimes

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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 and Events

Bingo for Books, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Bring a friend and enjoy "Bingo for Books."  Winners of each round will receive a coupon for a free book from the Friends Book Sale and the top winner will win a Barnes & Noble gift certificate.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Genealogy Class, 6:30 - 8:30 p.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.