Jul 28, 2014

Thursday at the Library (7/31/2014)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

Wednesday at the Library (7/30/2014)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Teddy Bear Sleepover, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Bring your favorite plush friend for stories and snacks, then tuck them in for the night.  Come back on Thursday, July 31, from 10:00 to noon to find out what happened overnight. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Tuesday at the Library (7/29/2014)

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.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Programs & Events

BINGO!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 3-12. Shout the word and win the prize!

Frosting FAN-atic!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. Try your hand at cake decorating. Call or visit the library to sign up. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Jul 24, 2014

Monday at the Library (7/28/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs & Events
 
Teens - You & Your Pets, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Join us for a fun meet & greet with some special furred & feathered guests and talk about pet care. Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

UKW Book Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Call or visit the library for title information.

Saturday at the Library (7/26/14)

Programs & Events

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

Friday at the Library (7/25/14)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Music, Movement, & More Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

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.

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

Tie-Dye Tees for Teens, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Bring a light-colored T-shirt or fabric and we’ll tie-dye it.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Jul 21, 2014

Thursday at the Library (7/24/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

"Reinventing Your Life," 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 18 and up. Join us for a discussion on the misconceptions about "reinvention" and explore ideas and inspiration for taking the next step forward. Suggested reading includes Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life by Jane Pauley.  Presented by Margaret Reynolds, M. Ed., consultant with Clarity Consulting and Laurel Holland, M Ed., Holistic Life Coach.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 13 & up.  See a great movie on the big screen and have a fun night out.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Digging History: Finding Relics & Artifacts, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. What's buried in your backyard? David Garnett, experienced relic hunter, will share his experiences and some of his treasures, including Civil War items.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday at the Library (7/23/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Tuesday at the Library (7/22/14)

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

Teen Game Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Spin the wheel, cut the deck, & move your pieces with your friends.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Family Movie Night, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
See a great all ages movie on the big screen.
Popcorn & drinks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Family BINGO! Night, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
All ages. Play BINGO with your family and win token prizes.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Jul 17, 2014

Monday at the Library (7/21/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs & Events

Duct Tape Craft Workshop, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 9-14. Show off your creativity with a duct tape craft. Call or visit the library to sign up.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Saturday at the Library (7/19/14)

Programs & Events

Teen Summer Movie, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
See the fiery sequel to Suzanne Collins’ dystopian series.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the West Point Library!

Friday at the Library (7/18/14)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Music, Movement, & More Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

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.

Jul 14, 2014

Thursday at the Library (7/17/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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 Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.
Popcorn & drinks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Teen Craft Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11 - 18. Bring a t-shirt to paint with stamps & fabric paint. Pizza & treats served!

Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday at the Library (7/16/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Learning Microsoft Word, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Location: Hanover Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 3:30 p.m.

Computer Basics I, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Find out about the parts of a computer, learn how to use a mouse, and explore the Internet, and set up a web-based e-mail account.  You must call 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Tuesday at the Library (7/15/14)

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

Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Jul 11, 2014

Monday at the Library (7/14/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library

Programs and Events

Dr. Mom: Essential Oils for Home Health Care, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Find out how to take care of everything from bumps & bruises to cold & flu with essential oils.

Rob Westcott, Magician
Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday at the Library (7/12/14)

Programs & Events

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Goochland Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

Family 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 & punch provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Make ‘n’ Take Craft Workshop, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Create fun crafts to take home. Bring a friend. Supplies provided.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

Friday at the Library (7/11/14)

Storytimes

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Music, Movement, & More Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

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.

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

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.

Jul 7, 2014

Thursday at the Library (7/10/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre
Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!
Location: Atlee Branch Library, 7:00 p.m.

Loom Magic for Teens, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16. Make a bracelet using these fun stretchy bands.  Sign up at the library or call 804-798-4072 by Monday, July 7.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Wednesday at the Library (7/9/14)

Storytimes

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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.
Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Paws for BINGO Fun, 11:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 3-12. Cool off with fun games of BINGO and prizes.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

LEGO Mania!, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
All ages. Boost your creativity with this fun activity.
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Genealogy Workshop, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goochland 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 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Make a Photo Magnet, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
All ages. Create fun photo magnets with your favorite family moments.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Tuesday at the Library (7/8/14)

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

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Bring a friend for a lively discussion of The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Marten Troost.
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends