Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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February

 

Tuesday February 2

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

Knitting & Crochet Club, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 

 

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Wednesday February 3

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Adult Coloring Club, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland 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 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Make & Take Valentine Cards, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 5-10. Create a Valentine's Day card to give to someone special.

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

 

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Thursday February 4

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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

 

"Snuggle with a Book" Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite plush friend to enjoy warm & wonderful bedtime stories.

Cookies & milk provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

Teen Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11-18. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Friday February 5

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Round up the neighborhood crew and catch a full-length feature film on the big screen.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Saturday February 6

 

Magic Tree House Adventure Club, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 5-10. Go on adventures with Annie and Jack from the Magic Tree House and explore with crafts, games, activities, and more!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Make a Valentine, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 12 & up.  Bring a friend or loved one and make Valentines for each other.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Monday February 8

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Pajama Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Join us for a special bedtime Storytime in your PJs!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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!

 

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Tuesday February 9

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

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.

 

Make Your Own Valentines, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

All ages. Share a little love and creativity with handmade Valentines at the library.

 

Native Trees of Virginia, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

David Slack of the Virginia Department of Forestry shares information on how to care for, landscape with, when to plant, and where to buy trees native to Virginia.

 

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Wednesday February 10

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

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.

 

60 Seconds to Win It!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 11-18. No athletic skill or super smarts required, just have a sense of fun as you compete with your friends in fast and silly activities.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Adult Coloring Club, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

 

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Thursday February 11

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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

 

60 Seconds to Win It!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 11-18. No athletic skill or super smarts required, just have a sense of fun as you compete with your friends in fast and silly activities.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

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Friday February 12

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Teen Movie & Pizza Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 11-16. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Saturday February 13

 

Learn to Prune, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Bobbi Jo Jackson of the Hanover Master Gardeners will show you when, how, and why to prune your trees, shrubs, and other plants to keep them healthy and growing.

 

Valentine Fun Make & Take, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Join us for a special love-filled make & take and make your own valentines.

Yummy snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends. 

 

Valentine Make & Take, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Make & take a Valentine's Day card for someone special.

 

Second Saturday LEGO Club, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

All ages. You bring your ideas, we'll provide the bricks!  Buildings, superheroes, animals - the sky's the limit! Enter to win a LEGO book, too.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

Second Saturday Movie Matinee, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Bring the whole family for a great family movie on the big screen at the library.

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

 

Valentine's Movie & Craft, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Make a valentine for someone special and enjoy animated specials featuring your favorite characters.

Yummy treats provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Monday February 15

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

"School's Out" Movie Monday, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 5-13. Looking for something fun to do on your day off from school?  Bring your friends to the library and see a great PG movie.

Pizza and snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

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!

 

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Tuesday February 16

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

Knitting & Crochet Club, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Coloring for Adults, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Coloring isn't just for kids any more. Express your creativity and relieve some stress, too.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

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Wednesday February 17

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Adult Coloring Club, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Come color with us! Drop each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Snuggle with a Book Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Wear your coziest PJs and bring your favorite plush friend to enjoy warm and wonderful bedtime stories.

Cookies and milk provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Thursday February 18

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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

 

Computer Basics Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

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 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Celebrate love and romance this month with your favorite fiction or non-fiction book and join us at the library for coffee and conversation.  New members welcome!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

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.

 

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Friday February 19

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

LEGOMania @ the Library!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 5-12. Join us during the third Friday of every month for a fun afternoon with LEGOs.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Saturday February 20

 

Superhero BASH!, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

BOOM! WHAM! KAPOW! Our Winter Celebration is back in "super" form.  Dress up as your favorite superhero, play games, and make crafts.

Heroic snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday February 22

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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!

 

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Tuesday February 23

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

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.

 

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Wednesday February 24

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Adult Coloring Club, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Come color with us! Drop by each month to calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Thursday February 25

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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

 

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 13 & up. See a great movie on the big screen!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Friday February 26

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

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Saturday February 27

 

Growing Seeds Indoors, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Get a jump start on your garden with Ed Wall of the Hanover Master Gardeners as he shows you how to grow seeds indoors.

 

Family Movie Matinee, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

All ages. Catch a great movie at the library!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday February 29

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Paws to READ, 6:30 - 7:30 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.

 

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!

 

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Branch Libraries

Richard S. Gillis, Jr.
Ashland Branch Library

201 S. Railroad Avenue
804-798-4072

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Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
804-559-0654

directions/map

 

Goochland Branch Library
3075 River Road West
804-556-4774

directions/map

 

Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive
804-365-6210

directions/map

 

King & Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Road
804-769-1623

directions/map

 

Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
804-746-9615

directions/map

 

Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane
804-883-7116

directions/map

 

Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Road
804-749-3146

directions/map

 

Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road
804-769-3731

directions/map

 

West Point Branch Library
721 Main Street
804-843-3244

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