Aug 31, 2017

Scheduled Library Closing - 9/4/17

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed on Monday, September 4. We will re-open at our regular business hours on Tuesday, September 5.  As always, our digital library is open 24/7 at http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ebooks.htm. Have a safe and happy Labor Day holiday!

Friday at the Library (9/1/17)

Programs & Events
Outlandish Short Stories
September 1-30, during library hours
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Share your outlandish short story with the community and get a chance to win!  Submissions will be accepted September 1-30.  Call or visit the library for contest rules.

BINGO!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Shout the word and win the prize! 

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.

Aug 24, 2017

Monday at the Library (8/28/17)

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 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 (8/26/17)

Programs & Events
Back to School Celebration, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Get excited about going back to school with fun activities and a ride on the big yellow bus!  Make your own sundaes, too!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Design, Create & Build Expo, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 5 & up. Build structure out of a variety of building materials at our engineering expo, a special STEAM event.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Aug 21, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/24/17)

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 (8/22/17)

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.
All out!  The library has distributed all of our eclipse glasses.

Aug 17, 2017

Saturday at the Library (8/19/17)

All out!!!   The library has distributed all of our eclipse glasses.

Programs & Events
Solar Eclipse Celebration, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse and pick up a free pair of viewing glasses at the library. Get important safety tips and learn more about the science behind eclipses with fun, informative videos and activities. One (1) pair of glasses per family while supplies last.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.  

Dog Training Basics, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. They're all good dogs, Brent, when Fuzzy Logic Dog Training presents a demonstration of dog training and obedience basics.

Ink It!, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 to adult.  Learn the basics of pen & ink drawing with Celeste Johnston, instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This is a two-part class.  First session is Saturday, August 12. Space is limited.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (8/18/17)

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.

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.

Teen Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. Bring your friends and see a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Aug 14, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/17/17)

Programs & Events
Genealogy Class, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover 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 804-365-6210 or visit the library to sign up for this class.
 Family Movie Night, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
End the summer with a great movie on the big screen at the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (8/15/17)

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.

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday
All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!
Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.
Atlee Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

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.

Aug 10, 2017

Monday at the Library (8/14/17)

Programs & Events
Paws to READ, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.
 
Going Green with Alternative Cleaners, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 18 & up. Interested in going green as you clean?  Help the environment and support your family's health with these alternative cleaning ideas with Charlene Haman of Hope Haven.

Pajama Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special evening Storytime.  Wear your PJs and slippers, too!
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 (8/12/17)

Programs & Events
Second Saturday Movie 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 & drinks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Ink It!, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 18 to adult.  Learn the basics of pen & ink drawing with Celeste Johnston, instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This is a two-part class.  Next session is Saturday, August 19. Space is limited.  Call or visit the library to sign up.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Friday at the Library (8/11/17)

Programs & Events
Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Aug 7, 2017

Thursday at the Library (8/10/17)

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.
 
PRL Genealogy Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Join us at our Genealogy Club for a presentation by a member of the Greater Richmond Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, who will speak about their upcoming projects.

Wednesday at the Library (8/9/17)

Programs & Events
Move by Design with Ms. Annie!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Hop, skip, and jump with your friends!  Annie Bonifacio of Dawn's School of Dance will get you moving at this fun program.
Bottled water provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

Tie-Dye Tees for Teens!, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring a t-shirt or something made out of fabric and have fun dyeing it.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.


Tuesday at the Library (8/8/17)

Programs & Events
Color Mania, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 3-10. Let your creativity flow with our special coloring sheets or design your own work of art.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Preserve a Memory with Scrapbooking, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Preserve a favorite memory with fun scrapbooking techniques.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Paws to READ, 2:00 - 3:30 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.
 
Summer Reading Finale, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
You did it! Celebrate with your school's media specialist and receive your prize for reaching your reading goal. We'll have games, music, and a visit from the Kona Ice Truck.
Cool treats provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Aug 3, 2017

Monday at the Library (8/7/17)

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!

Saturday at the Library (8/5/17)

Programs & Events
Teen Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends! Call or visit the library to sign up.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

"Chillin' at the Library" Summer Party, 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 5-10. Celebrate the end of summer with a fun craft and see who's reached their reading goal.
Cool treats provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (8/4/17)

Programs & Events
Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.
Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Family Ice Cream Party, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Celebrate the end of summer reading with an ice cream party and movie for the entire family.  See what the library has in store for you this fall!
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Teen Movie Matinee, 3:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
See a great movie on the big screen with your friends!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville 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.

Supper & Books, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Share your favorite summer reads and enjoy a delicious light supper.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.