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Programs at the Ashland Branch Library

 

Storytimes

 

The Winter/Spring Storytime Session is Monday, January 4 to Friday, May 13.

 

Mondays
Mother Goose Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.


Tuesdays

Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.

 

Book Clubs & Recurring Programs

 

The Morning Book Club
meets every third Friday at 10:00 a.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

The Afternoon Book Club
meets every third Monday at 1:00 p.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

The Evening Book Club
meets every third Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

 

Must Love Words

meets every second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Writers, are you looking for inspiration?  Need readers with a discerning eye?  Join us for constructive feedback and discussion about the craft of writing on the second Tuesday of each month.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

Redacted Poetry

April 1-30

Celebrate National Poetry Month by finding verse in ordinary places like newspapers, magazines, or any page of the printed word.  We'll have sample pages you can use to create your found word poem and breathe new life into words on a page.  This event will run during library hours until Saturday, April 30.

 

Computer Basics Class

Monday, May 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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.

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, May 3, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ages 18 & up. Bring a friend and enjoy "Bingo for Books."  Winners of each round will receive a coupon for a free book from the Friends Book Sale and the top winner will win a Barnes & Noble gift certificate.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

The Amazing Mr. B!

Saturday, May 7, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

See local magician, the Amazing Mr. B, perform an energetic, engaging Magic Show with audience participation.  Prepare to be entertained!

 

Teen Movie Night

Friday, May 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ages 11-16. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Teen Movie Night

Friday, June 10, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ages 11-16. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Your Best Self Yet

Wednesdays June 15 - August 3, 6:00 -7:00 p.m.

Join us for a series program on how you can be your best self yet.  Each week will focus on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by a local certified nutritionist.

 

"Read for the Win!" Kick-off Carnival

Saturday, June 18, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

All ages. Kick off your summer with fun games and sign up for our Summer Reading Program.

Sweet treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

The Dance Company

Wednesday, June 22, 11:00 a.m.

All ages. Join us for a high energy movement and music program led by instructors from The Dance Company. Audience participation is encouraged for fun and fitness.

 

Zoo Pro Adventures

Thursday, June 23, 1:00 p.m.

Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.