Nov 28, 2016

Thursday at the Library (12/1/16)

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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Mother Goose 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.

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 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4-10 with a parent.  Join us for a fun evening out with the family by making a holiday craft to adore for years to come. Call or visit the library to sign up!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/30/16)

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 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 (11/29/16)

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

Nov 24, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/28/16)

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.

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.

Nov 21, 2016

Scheduled Library Closing 11/24/16-11/25/16

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.  They will re-open at their usual time on Saturday, November 26. Don't forget to check out our ebooks, audiobooks, movies and more at http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm, available 24/7.  Have a safe and happy holiday!

Wednesday at the Library (11/23/16

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 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 (11/22/16)

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

Nov 18, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/21/16)

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

Programs & Events
Adult Coloring: Holiday Card Special, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Create your own extra special tri-fold holiday card with your colored picture.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Saturday at the Library (11/19/16)

Programs & Events
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!

Making Ornaments for the Ashland Town Tree, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Celebrate the holiday season by making festive ornaments for our town tree.
Tasty treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Holiday Open House and Appetizer Recipe Swap, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Looking for new and tasty recipes for your holiday entertaining?  Bring in samples of your favorite appetizer along with the recipe to share.

Pysanky Ukrainian Eggs, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn how to decorate a Pysanky egg using a wax resist method.  This art form's name comes from the Ukrainian "pysaty," meaning "to write."  Pysanky club members will show you how to make these beautiful eggs to take home.

LEGO Enginnering, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 and up. Calling all LEGO Engineers!  Create your own LEGO design at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (11/18/16)

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
Friday Playgroup, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers.  Socialize with other adults while your children make new friends at our new monthly Friday Playgroup, on the third Friday of each month.

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 14, 2016

Thursday at the Library (11/17/16)

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
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.

Reading Olympics Read-Aloud, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Get a jump on your reading as we read selections from titles on the Hanover County Reading Olympics list.  Then we'll ask you questions to help you prepare for competition day.  Call or visit the library for title information.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/16/16)

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 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 (11/15/2016)

Storytime
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
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.

Make & Take Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Looking for a fun, free night out with your friends?  Have we got a monthly program for you!  In November, make a Jurassic World-themed dinosaur bobblehead while watching the movie.
Dinner and beverages provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

A History of Scotchtown, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Re-discover the history of Patrick Henry's local homeplace.

Nov 10, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/14/16)

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.

Saturday at the Library (11/12/16)

Programs & Events
Movies in the Morning, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Hanover Branch Library
All ages. See a new family movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Suit up for Outer Space!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Learn all about outer space, make your own space helmet, and create intergalactic crafts.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Star Wars Celebration, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Calling all Star Wars fans!  Join us for a fun Festival with crafts, books, and activities.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee 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.

Kids' Aeronautics, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 5-10. How many sheep can a hot air balloon hold?  Does a maple seed fly or glide?  Learn all about it in this hands-on, NASA-approved STEAM program.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville 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.

Writers' Roundup!, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
The Friends of the Goochland Library are hosting talented local authors for a meet & greet at the library.  Find your next favorite book and read local! A portion of all book sales will benefit the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Friday at the Library (11/11/16)

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

Nov 7, 2016

Thursday at the Library (11/10/16)

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
Magical Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See the very first Harry Potter movie and experience the magic all over again.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

BristleBots Racing!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Have fun making and racing bristlebots!  Bring a friend!  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Paws to READ, 6:00 - 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.

Wednesday at the Library (11/9/16)

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 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, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Get creative and relieve some stress by coloring at this fun program for adults.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (11/8/16)

Storytimes
Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

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
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.

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.

Reminder: Our Ashland, Cochrane Rockville, and Mechanicsville Branch Libraries are polling places today.

Nov 3, 2016

Monday at the Library (11/7/16)

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

Saturday at the Library (11/5/16)

Programs & Events
Masters Art Series, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Make art just like the masters!  This week's master is sculptor and kinetic artist, Alexander Calder.

Saturday Morning Cartoon, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
All ages.  Bring the family for a Disney cartoon classic movie at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Make & Take Crafts, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 16 & up. Challenge your creativity with four fun crafts to brighten your home or to give as gifts. Supplies provided. Call or visit the library to sign up.

Hard Hat Time: Become an Engineer, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Bring your imagination to our Construction Zone.  Explore engineering through cards, spaghetti & marshmallows, LEGOs, and cardboard.
Snacks provided by Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Friday at the Library (11/4/16)

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 1, 2016

Thursday at the Library (11/3/16)

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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Mother Goose 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, 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.

PRL Genealogy Club, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Interested in researching your family tree?  Enjoy sharing tips with other researchers?  Need access to research materials or occasional help?  Join us at our new Genealogy Club!

Wednesday at the Library (11/3/16)

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 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.

Turtle Discovery, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
All ages. Ranger Gresham from York River State Park brings some local reptilian friends for you to meet, talks about turtle habitats, and shows you how to identify Virginia turtles.