May 2-8 is Children's Book Week!


May 2-8 is Children's Book Week!


Celebrate children's books and the love of reading

with Children's Book Week at your local branch library!


The Amazing Mr. B! - Children's Programs - Book Giveaway


"The Amazing Mr. B!"

The Amazing Mr. B!

Ages 4-10. Be entertained by an energetic, engaging magic show, complete with audience participation!

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Upcoming Children's Book Week Programs


Mother's Day Make & Take

Monday, May 2, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

All ages.  Bring the kids and make something special for the mom in your life.  We'll even help you wrap it all up with a bow.

Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.


Children's Book Week Movie Matinee

Wednesday, May 4, 3:30 - 5:00 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.


Make Your Own Suncatcher

Wednesday, May 4, 5:30 -6:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 4-10. Bring a friend and have fun creating your very own suncatcher.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.


First Friday Films

Friday, May 6, 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.


Mechanicsville Mini Comi-Con

Saturday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

All ages. Dress as your favorite comic/pop culture character and enter our cosplay contest.  Make cool comics crafts! Go to Superhero School and more!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.


Mom, Me, Cupcakes, & Tea

Saturday, May 7, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 4-10 with an adult. Have fun decorating cupcakes and enjoy eating them at our tea party.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library


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Children's Book Giveaway


Hey Kids! Visit your library on the day listed to get your free children’s book!

Questions? E-mail or see a staff member.


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Branch Libraries


Richard S. Gillis, Jr.
Ashland Branch Library

201 S. Railroad Avenue


Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road


Goochland Branch Library
3075 River Road West


Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive


King & Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Road


Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place


Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane


Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Road


Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road


West Point Branch Library
721 Main Street


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