Oct 31, 2014

Monday at the Library (11/3/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Computer Basics II, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-769-3731 to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics I, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point 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 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Saturday at the Library (11/1/14

Programs & Events

Fall Leaves, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 3-10.  Discover how and why tree leaves turn colors.  Create a leaf book to take home with leaves you collect and identify.

Native Gourd Art Workshop, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 12 - Adult. See gourds created by Pamunkey Indian artist, Ethan Brown, and craft a gourd of your own! 

Friday at the Library (10/31/14)

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

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

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:30 p.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.

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.

Oct 27, 2014

Thursday at the Library (10/30/14)

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

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

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:30 p.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.

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.

Wednesday at the Library (10/29/14)

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

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

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

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

Programs & Events

Pet Care BINGO, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 4-11.  Ever played BINGO with fake "food?"  Try it and learn how to take care of your pet at the same time.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Tuesday at the Library (10/28/14)

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

Genealogy Workshop, 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.

Oct 22, 2014

Monday at the Library (10/27/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

Halloween Storytime & Parade, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 0-6. Wear your Halloween costume to our special evening Storytime and join us on our parade through the library.
Treats provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Saturday at the Library (10/25/14)

Programs & Events

Quilters' Creations, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 16 & up. Find out how to make an owl pincushion using quick and easy quilting techniques and see a display of projects from local quilters.
Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Family Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Bring the whole family for a great movie on the big screen.
Popcorn and drinks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

"The Raven," 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 13 & up. Join us for a dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven," presented by Chris Semtner of the Poe Museum.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Friday at the Library (10/24/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Boo to You!, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 4-10 (and their families). Celebrate the spooktacular time of year with stories, crafts, and scary treats, provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Oct 20, 2014

Thursday at the Library (10/23/14)

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

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

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.

Wednesday at the Library (10/22/14)

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

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

Mother Goose Storytime 9:15 a.m.
Family Storytime 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 (10/21/14)

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 & Rvents

Friends of the Rockville Library Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Author Bill Lohmann will talk about his new book, "Back Roads: People, Places, and Pie from around Virginia," with photos by Bob Brown.
Enjoy refreshments and a chance to win one of several raffle drawings. You can also join or renew your Friends membership. All are welcome!
For more info about this program, contact Carolyn Velletri, President, via friends@rockvillelibrary.org or call 804-749-3146.

Oct 16, 2014

Monday at the Library (10/20/14)

Storytimes

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

Saturday at the Library (10/18/14)

Programs & Events
Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

Turn Dreams into Reality Movie Morning, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie & enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

Tie-Dye Party!, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Get in touch with your creative side and tie-dye a t-shirt with your friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Friday at the Library (10/17/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

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

Programs & Events

Friends of the Atlee Library Book Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

White Elephant Book Swap, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Bring a wrapped, gently used paperback and play along as we trade books, white elephant-style.
Pizza & drinks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Battle of the Bristle Bots, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Build cool robots made from toothbrushes and race your friends. Bring your Nerf® guns & make giant fortresses to fight from.
Pizza & drinks provided by Friends of the Rockville Library.

Oct 13, 2014

Thursday at the Library (10/16/14)

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

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

Turn Dreams into Reality Move Night, 5:30- 7:45 p.m.
Location: King & Queen Branch Library
Ages 11-18. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen.
Popcorn & drinks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

Friends of the Atlee Library Members' Preview Book Sale, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
A great selection of hardcover books ($1.00), paperbacks ($.50), DVDs ($1.00) and more will be available. You are welcome to join at the door.  Buy a Friends of the Library bag for $12.00 and fill it to the brim for free.

Wednesday at the Library (10/15/14)

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

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

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

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

Programs & Events

Fascinating Forensics, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hanover Branch Library
Ages 9-16. Are you fascinated by forensic science? Find out more about it at this fun program.
Pizza & drinks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

Tuesday at the Library (10/14/14)

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

Turn Dreams into Reality Movie Night!, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Upper King William Branch Library
See a great movie on the big screen. Bring a friend!
Pizza & drinks provided by Friends of the UKW Library.

The History and Restoration of St. John's Church, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: West Point Branch Library
Carl R. Fischer, President of the St. John's Church Restoration Association, will share the story of this historic building and its recent restoration efforts.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

Oct 9, 2014

Monday at the Library (10/13/14)

Storytimes

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

Programs & Events

We Are So Crafty!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 5-10.  Make and take a colorful T-shirt.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Computer Basics II, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-798-4072 to sign up for this class.
 
"Hunger Games" Scavenger Hunt, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Atlee Branch Library
Ages 11 & up. Greetings, Tributes! Fight the odds as you search to survive our Arena. Call the library to reserve your spot.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Saturday at the Library (10/11/14)

Programs & Events

Wildlife Encounters in Powhatan State Park, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Goochland Branch Library
Ages 4-11. Krista Weatherford, Powhatan State Park interpreter, will introduce you to the wildlife living in your backyard. See wildlife artifacts and live animals and talk about how they live at this fun, hands-on program. 

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.

Mystery!, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Montpelier Branch Library
Ages 11-18. Use your analytical and critical thinking skills to solve the mystery in the library.
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library. 

Friday at the Library (10/10/14)

Storytimes

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

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Family Storytime at 11:00 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.

Scavenger Hunt, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ashland Branch Library
Ages 11-16.  Bring your friends for a wild scavenger hunt in the library!  Sign-ups requested by Monday, October 6.
Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.