Apr 27, 2017

Monday at the Library (5/1/17)

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

Programs & Events
Creative Movement & Music, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our special friends from 804 Dance Place!  Promote your creativity and imagination with group movement and dance activities.

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 (4/29/17)

Programs & Events
Watercolor Painting Workshop, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Create your own watercolor painting with instruction by local artist Celeste Johnson.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Friday at the Library (4/28/17)

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

Apr 24, 2017

Thursday at the Library (4/27/17)

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
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, 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.

Penny for Your Thoughts, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ever had an old coin and wondered if it was worth more than face value?  Want to learn more about coin collecting as a hobby? The members of the Richmond Coin Club will be on hand to answer questions and show parts of their collections. Part of Awesome April!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Wednesday at the Library (4/26/17)

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 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 (4/25/17)

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
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.

Apr 20, 2017

Monday at the Library (4/24/17)

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 (4/22/17)

Programs & Events
Watercolor Painting Workshop, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Create your own watercolor painting with instruction by local artist Celeste Johnson.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Spring Fling, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Join us for a special Storytime, featuring spring-themed stories and crafts.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (4/21/17)

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
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.

Apr 18, 2017

Thursday at the Library (4/20/17)

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
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.

Authors, Authors, and More Authors, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Join us at the library for a lively meet & greet with awesome local authors.  Part of Awesome April.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Create a Superhero, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. Join us for a super-powered fun time packed with trivia and imagination as you create your very own superhero in mixed media.  Call or visit the library to sign-up.

Wednesday at the Library (4/19/17)

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 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 (4/18/17)

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
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.

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. 

Project Wild!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Looking for something to do during spring break? Join Rachael Winston, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, as she shares fun and educational facts about the environment and wildlife. 

Apr 13, 2017

Monday at the Library (4/17/17)

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

Programs & Events
Teen Break Pizza & a Movie, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Apr 10, 2017

Thursday at the Library (4/13/17)

Programs & Events
Teen Crafting & Gaming Circle, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring your favorite crafts to work on and try out our craft of the month.  Play Wii games with your friends, too!  Sign-ups required!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Full STEAM Ahead, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Make a Penny Spinner and figure out how to fit a person through an index card during a fun evening of experimentation and art.  Don't miss it!

Wednesday at the Library (4/12/17)

Programs & Events
Mid-week Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Looking for something fun to do for spring break?  See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library. 

Project Wild!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Looking for something to do during spring break? Join Rachael Winston, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, as she shares fun and educational facts about the environment and wildlife.

Tuesday at the Library (4/11/17)

Programs & Events
Project Wild!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Looking for something to do during spring break? Join Rachael Winston, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, as she shares fun and educational facts about the environment and wildlife. 

Get Connected with Social Media, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Are you interested in starting a Facebook or Twitter account?  Find out more about four social media sites and have fun while learning at this hands-on class. Part of Awesome April.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

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.

Kombucha Tasting Party, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Naturally fermented foods and beverages (like kombucha!) may improve your health!  Join Kathleen Brown as she demonstrates how to make kombucha and sample different flavors.

Apr 6, 2017

Monday at the Library (4/10/17)

Programs & Events
Montpelier Mystery Book Group, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Please call or visit the library for title information.

Saturday at the Library (4/8/17)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
The Hanover Master Gardeners will share tips and tricks on a variety of gardening topics. See www.hanovermastergardeners.org for more information.

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.

Teen Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 11-18. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen with your friends or family. Sign ups required!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (4/7/17)

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.

Teen Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Apr 3, 2017

Thursday at the Library (4/6/17)

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
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.

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.

Altered Books, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. What is an altered book?  Find out how to make one for any occasion with local artist, Dotsie Parrish.  Call or visit the library to sign up.  Part of Awesome April.

Wednesday at the Library (4/5/17)

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

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

Programs & Events
PRL Genealogy Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
John McClure, Director of Research Services at the Virginia Historical Society, is our featured speaker.  He will talk about how the Virginia Historical Society began, the rich and varied collections it has, and how researchers (including genealogists) use its Library materials.  He'll share tips on search techniques, followed by a Q&A session.

Tuesday at the Library (4/4/17

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
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. 

Watercolor Painting Techniques, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-Adult. April showers bring a watercolor techniques workshop full of color and light, taught by Dawn Shank.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Teen Tuesdays: Art Show, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Bring your artwork to the library by Saturday, April 1 (any medium).  Then bring your friends this Tuesday and vote for the winners.  Lots of winners, lots of prizes.  All artwork will be displayed through April.

Teen Make & Take Movie Night, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Make a Ghostbusters-themed craft while watching the movie with your friends.
Pizza and beverages provided by the Friends of Rockville Library.

Mar 30, 2017

Monday at the Library (4/3/17)

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!

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 804-769-3731 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

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.

Saturday at the Library (4/1/17)

Programs & Events
Poetry Tree
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Celebrate National Poetry Month by adding your favorite poem or verse to our Poetry Tree.  Find a poem to share with others or write your own.  This event will run during library hours until Saturday, April 29.

Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
The Hanover Master Gardeners will share tips and tricks on a variety of gardening topics. See www.hanovermastergardeners.org for more information.

Scheduled Library Closing (3/31/17)

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Friday, March 31 for staff training.  We will re-open at our regular business hours on Saturday, April 1.

Mar 27, 2017

Thursday at the Library (3/30/17)

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.
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

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

Wednesday at the Library (3/29/17)

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

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

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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