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

Tuesday at the Library (3/28/17)

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

Mar 23, 2017

Monday at the Library (3/27/17)

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 - 8:00 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.

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!

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.

Saturday at the Library (3/25/17)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners: Small Scale Gardening, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
The Hanover Master Gardeners will show you the basics of small scale gardening. See www.hanovermastergardeners.org for more information.

Friday at the Library (3/24/17)

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 at 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library

Mar 21, 2017

Thursday at the Library (3/23/17)

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

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
Get Fit while You Sit!, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Join us for a short and simple, zero-impact cardio workout to elevate your heart rate while you sit in a chair.
Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library. 

Movie Night @ the Library, 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. See a great movie on the big screen!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Wednesday at the Library (3/22/17)

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 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 (3/21/17)

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

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.

Mar 16, 2017

Monday at the Library (3/20/17)

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

Programs & Events
Coloring for Adults, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore!  Enjoy a creatively colorful time at the library.
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 (3/18/17)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
The Hanover Master Gardeners will show you how to plan your garden to make  the most of your harvest. See www.hanovermastergardeners.org for more information.

Spring Fling Earring Workshop, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Agess 11 to Adult. Celebrate spring by creating your own earrings.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Building Expo, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 4 & up. Build structure out of a variety of building materials at our engineering expo.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (3/17/17)

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.

Mar 13, 2017

Thursday at the Library (3/16/17)

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.
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
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.

Create Your Own Webcomic!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. KAPOW! Create your own webcomic with your friends.  Call or visit the library to sign up.  Part of Teen Tech Week.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (3/15/17)

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 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 (3/14/17)

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

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Join us for a fun and friendly discussion!  Bring a friend!
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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

Mar 9, 2017

Monday at the Library (3/13/17)

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
Join us for a special bedtime Storytime in your PJs!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Art Opening Reception, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Enjoy artwork created by the students of Goochland County Public Schools.
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 (3/11/17

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:30 - 11:30 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.

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.

EmojiNation, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 10 & up. Create emoji-themed crafts and play our emoji game app with your friends.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

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

Friday at the Library (3/10/17)

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

Mar 6, 2017

Thursday at the Library (3/9/17)

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

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
Basic Coding Fun, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Who knew coding could be so fun?  Bring a friend and try it out!.  Call or visit the library to sign up. Part of Teen Tech Week.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee 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.

QR Code Scavenger Hunt, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring your smartphone or tablet to our fun QR code scavenger hunt in the library.  Part of Teen Tech Week.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Hammy Awards Night, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-18. The book trailers have been made, and the votes have been cast!Join your friends from Hamilton-Holmes Middle School to see your creative work on the big screen and celebrate with the winners. Part of Teen Tech Week.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Wednesday at the Library (3/8/17)

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
Explore Virtual Reality, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Join us for an exciting virtual reality experience. Bring your smartphone and a friend!
Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (3/7/17)

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. 

Teen Tuesdays: Windows MovieMaker, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Want to put your photos to music, add cool effects, and create your own movie?  We'll show you how.  Call or visit the library to sign up. Part of Teen Tech Week.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Rube Goldberg Design Challenge, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Learn about the amazing work of author and inventor, Rube Goldberg, and dare to create your own maze, puzzle, or machine. Part of Teen Tech Week.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Get Connected!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn the basics of Facebook & Twitter. Sign-ups requested by March 4. Be sure to bring your email login information. 

Mar 2, 2017

Monday at the Library (3/6/17)

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

Programs & Events
Make a Retro Lava Lamp!, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 11-18.  Make a cool retro lava lamp! Part of Teen Tech Week.
Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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 (3/4/17)

Programs & Events
Hanover Master Gardeners: "Right Plant, Right Place, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
The Hanover Master Gardeners will show you how to use the right plant in the right place to improve your landscaping. See www.hanovermastergardeners.org for more information.

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 3-8. Listen to stories, play games, and make "Seuss-y" crafts.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Recycled Bird Feeder Make & Take, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 16 & up. Create a bird feeder for our fine-feathered friends at the library.  Crafting supplies provided by the Friends of the West Point Library, but you can bring an empty 2-liter bottle with you.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Dr. Seuss Celebration, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Join us for stories and a craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.