Dec 14, 2017

Saturday at the Library (12/16/17)

Programs & Events
Stuffed Animal Sleepover , 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Grades K-5. It's time to find out what your favorite stuffie did during their sleepover at the library!

Holiday Candymaking for Kids, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Learn how to make kid-friendly candy recipes to enjoy over the holidays or give as gifts. 

Family Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
All ages. See a great movie on the big screen at the library!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (12/15/17)

Programs & Events
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-off, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Grades K-5. Drop off your favorite stuffie on Friday, then join us Saturday morning to find out what they did overnight.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

LEGOMania @ the Library, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-12.  Join us for a fun afternoon with LEGOs.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Be a Changemaker: Interviews, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 12-18.  Find out how good interview skills can help you change the world at this session of Changemakers.  Call or visit the library to sign up for the series.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

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.

Dec 12, 2017

Thursday at the Library (12/14/17)

Programs & Events
Button Mania, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Express yourself with a personalized button!  Make some for yourself or to give to friends. Supplies provided, but you can bring your own designs, clippings, etc. to use.

Sticky Note Mural, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Create a wintry mural with sticky notes!  Share funny quotes and mottos.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Family Movie Night, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Enjoy a great movie with your family at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Wednesday at the Library (12/13/17)

Programs & Events
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.

PRL Genealogy Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Join us at our Genealogy Club evening meeting where we'll hear tips and tricks from expert genealogists and archivists in the field.

Dec 11, 2017

Tuesday at the Library (12/12/17)

Programs & Events
Holiday Morning Movie, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Need some seasonal inspiration? See a fun holiday classic with us at the library!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Dec 7, 2017

Monday at the Library (12/11/17)

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.

Montpelier Mystery Book Group, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 18 & up.  Join us for a lively discussion of a popular mystery title.

Saturday at the Library (12/9/17)

Programs & Events
GRINCHMAS!, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Get festive!  Make 'n' take something grinchy.  Enjoy a Holiday Art Show by students at Kersey Creek Elementary School, too.
Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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 - 1:30 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.

How to Build a Snowman,  2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up. Learn how to build a special snowman through fun stories and activities.  Create a craft to take home, too!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (12/8/17)

Storytimes
Today is the last day of Fall Storytime.  Storytimes will resume the week of Monday, January 8. 

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

Strut Your Stuff Pet Show, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Put your favorite plush friend through the paces at our Strut Your Stuff Pet Show!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

Holiday Open House & Make 'n' Take, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
All ages. Join us for a special Holiday Open House and create unique holiday crafts to keep or give as gifts.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

"A Christmas Carol," 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Joe Mattys performs Dickens's classic as part of our Adult Storytelling Series.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Dec 4, 2017

Thursday at the Library (12/7/17)

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
Tea Light Snowman, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Have fun making your own snowman from a tea light.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Make-It and Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up.  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.

Holiday Stories, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Celebrate the library's 75th anniversary with a special presentation of holiday stories by storyteller Denise Bennett.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Wednesday at the Library (12/6/17)

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 (12/5/17)

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
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. 

Teen Tuesday: Decorate a Gingerbread House, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Get into the holiday spirit by decorating your own gingerbread house!
Supplies provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

LEGO Club, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Join us for a fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering. 

Metal Stamping Fun, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Join us for metal stamping fun, just in time for the holidays!  Make a nametag, jewelry, dog tags, or something of your own creation.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Nov 30, 2017

Monday at the Library (12/4/17)

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

Programs & Events
Adult Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
See a great movie at the library!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Saturday at the Library (12/2/17)

Programs & Events
Gingerbread House Workshop, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 & under. Make and decorate your own gingerbread house for the holidays.  Call or visit the library to sign up (Max. 10 participants).

Holiday Make & Take, 10:00 - 11:30 am
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Celebrate the season at the library with crafts, games, and refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Glass Ornament Workshop, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Get into the holiday spirit with your own personally designed glass ornaments.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Friday at the Library (12/1/17)

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

First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:00 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.

Programs & Events
Holiday Make & Take, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-12.  Dress up in your PJs and celebrate the season with a creative craft and listen to holiday stories.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Nov 27, 2017

Thursday at the Library (11/30/17)

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
Community Craft Time, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Bring your materials and/or existing project.  Share new craft ideas and find out the "tip of the month."  We'll have plenty of inspirational crafting magazines and books full of ideas.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (11/29/17)

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 (11/28/17)

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
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.

Nov 23, 2017

Monday at the Library (11/27/17)

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 (11/25/17)

Programs & Events
Family Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up. Bring the whole family for a great movie at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Nov 20, 2017

Scheduled Library Closings (11/23/17-11/24/17)

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.  We will re-open at our regular business hours on Saturday, November 25.

As always, our eBooks (http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm) and databases (http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/databases.htm) are available 24/7 from our website.

Wednesday at the Library (11/22/17)

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 (11/21/17)

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 16, 2017

Monday at the Library (11/20/17)

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

Saturday at the Library (11/18/17)

Programs & Events
The Amazing Honeybee!, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. How important is one beehive for your food? Learn how bees make honey, how to harvest honey, and how you can start your own hive.

Greeting Card Workshop, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Get into the holiday spirit with your own personally designed greeting card.  Supplies provided. Call or visit the library to sign up.

Book Tasting, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Grades K-5.  Want to find a new book to read?  Try a sample of recommendations at our Book Tasting!  Browse 6-8 books, rate them, and check out the ones you really love.

Friday at the Library (11/17/17)

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 for a fun afternoon with LEGOs.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Be a Changemaker: Research, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 12-18.  Find out how good research skills can help you change the world at our second session of Changemakers.  Call or visit the library to sign up for the series.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

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.

Nov 13, 2017

Thursday at the Library (11/16/17)

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
Teen Trivia, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Are you full of useful (or not so useful) information?  Have we got the place for you!  Compete against your friends, win prizes, and see who's the ultimate trivia champ.
 
Teen Crafting & Gaming Circle: Reminder Cloud, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Create your own obstacle course, and explore coding with Sphero robotic balls. Try out the craft of the month - Reminder Cloud! Call or visit to sign up.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.
 

Wednesday at the Library (11/15/17)

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
Family Game Night, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
All ages. Join us for a fun night with family and friends playing Wii games and classic board games like Scrabble, Clue, and Monopoly.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

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.