May 29, 2017

Thursday at the Library (6/1/17)

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.

Summer Volunteen Training, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 13-18. Looking for a volunteer opportunity this summer?  Get training to assist with the Library's Summer Reading Program.
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.
 
Enjoy a VA State Park!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn more about enjoying our state parks as Sammy Zambon, a state park specialist, shares fun family day trips and vacation planning.

Tuesday at the Library (5/30/17)

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.

May 25, 2017

Scheduled Library Closing (5/29/17)

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Monday, May 29.  We will re-open at our regular business hours on Tuesday, May 30.

Saturday at the Library (5/27/17)

Programs & Events
Heartfullness Meditation, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Discover the healthy benefits of relaxation and meditation backed by scientific research and data. Focus on a wellness fostering balance, peace, and well-being and relieve stress and anxiety.

May 22, 2017

Thursday at the Library (5/25/17)

Programs & Events
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.

Tuesday at the Library (5/23/17)

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.

May 18, 2017

Monday at the Library (5/22/17)

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 - 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 the branch (804-769-3731) for the title of the book to be discussed.

Saturday at the Library (5/20/17)

Programs & Events
Heartfullness Meditation, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Discover the healthy benefits of relaxation and meditation backed by scientific research and data. Focus on a wellness fostering balance, peace, and wellbeing and relieve stress and anxiety.

Historical Walking Tour of West Point, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: West Point Branch Library
Local historian Bill Palmer takes you on a stroll around West Point's points of interest, sharing tales and tidbits about the "town between the rivers."
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

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

Friday at the Library (5/19/17)

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.

LEGO Block Party!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-10. What do you build in your imagination? Houses? Robots? Cars? Trains?  The possibilities are endless when you get kids and bricks together.  You can even build a car and race it with your friends!

May 16, 2017

Thursday at the Library (5/18/17)

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.

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.

Tuesday at the Library (5/16/17)

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.

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. 

May 11, 2017

Monday at the Library (5/15/17)

Programs & Events
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

Programs & Events
Heartfullness Meditation, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Discover the healthy benefits of relaxation and meditation backed by scientific research and data. Focus on a wellness fostering balance, peace, and wellbeing and relieve stress and anxiety.

Eric Carle Day, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Celebrate beloved children's author Eric Carle with fun stories and activity stations featuring his most popular critters.
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.

Color Science for Kids, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 3-10. What makes a rainbow?  Do you like to fingerpaint?  Learn about the science of color and create fun art at this special STE(A)M program.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville 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.

Friday at the Library (5/12/17)

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

Today is the last day of the Winter/Spring Storytime Session.  Summer Storytimes will start the week of Monday, June 5.

Programs & Events
Teen Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 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 8, 2017

Thursday at the Library (5/11/17)

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 Crafting & Gaming Circle, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
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. 

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

Wednesday at the Library (5/10/17)

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 (5/9/17)

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 & 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. 

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.

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

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.


Make & Take: Flowers from Pine Cones, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 16-Adult. Spend an enjoyable evening creating a bouquet of "zinnias" out of pine cones.  Easy to do and fun for everybody!

May 4, 2017

Monday at the Library (5/8/17)

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

This is the last week of the Winter/Spring Storytime Session.  Storytimes will resume the week of June 5.

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.

Creative Movement & Music, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville 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.

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 (5/6/17)

Programs & Events
Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Celebrate Children's Book Week with a Stuffed Animal Sleepover!  Hey, what kind of mischief did your stuffed animal get up to overnight?  Find out at breakfast at the library.
Breakfast provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Creative Movement & Music, 11:00 - noon
Location: Ashland 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.

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.

Don't forget to stop by the library for your free comic book on Free Comic Book Day!

Friday at the Library (5/5/17

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

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
Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Celebrate Children's Book Week with a Stuffed Animal Sleepover!  Drop off your bravest plush friend at the library Friday night.  We'll take very good care of them!

May 1, 2017

Thursday at the Library (5/4/17)

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
Children's Book Week Movie Matinee, 4:00 - 5:30 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.

Family Movie Night, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Join us for a great family movie on the big screen!
Popcorn and beverages provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.
 
The Lemon Project: a Story of a Slave, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Dr. Jody Allen will talk about the experiences of Lemon, an African-American slave at the College of William and Mary.
Sponsored by the Ashland Museum and the Ashland Branch Library.

Wednesday at the Library (5/3/17)

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, 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 Genealogy Club!

Tuesday at the Library (5/2/17)

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 & 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: BIG Yard Games, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
See our GIANT twist on your favorite childhood games, like Scrabble, Jenga, and Corn Hole.

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.