Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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June

 

Friday June 23

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 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

 

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.

 

Teddy Bear Sleepover, 5:00 - 5:45 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

What does your teddy do when you sleep? Join us for a fun craft time on Friday, leave your teddies for a "beary" fun sleepover, and come back in the morning to see what they did all night. Sign-ups required.

Doughnuts & milk provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library

 

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Saturday June 24

 

Teddy Bear Sleepover, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

What does your teddy do when you sleep? Join us for a fun craft time on Friday, leave your teddies for a “beary” fun sleepover, and come back in the morning to see what they did all night. Sign-ups required.

Doughnuts & milk provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library

 

Bike Rodeo, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Bring your bike (or your trike!) to the library for a safety check, obstacle course, and fun activities.

 

Design, Create & Build Expo, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 5 & up. Build structure out of a variety of building materials at our engineering expo, a special STEAM event.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Teeny Beachy Garden, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 18 and up. Make a beach-themed potted garden to beautify your home this summer.  Supplies provided, but you're welcome to bring your own miniatures or any other items to make it your own.  Sign-ups required.

 

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Monday June 26

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Paws to READ, 6:30 - 8:00 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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Tuesday June 27

 

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.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

 

Invitation to Create, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Unleash your creative spirit and explore a variety of art materials and use your imagination.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!

 

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!

 

Teen Movie Matinee, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 10-18. Cool off with a great movie on the big screen!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Wednesday June 28

 

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

 

Be Your Best Self Yet, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Find out how you can be your best self yet.  Each week focuses on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by Doris Hassell a focal nutritionist.

 

LEGO Club, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 5-10. Join us for a fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering. 

 

Summer Reading Check-in, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Calling all Beaverdam Elementary School students! Come over to share your summer reading progress with your school librarian, listen to stories, and do fun activities.

 

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Thursday June 29

 

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.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Goochland 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

 

Pirate Adventures

Professional pirate re-enactors will present action-packed, fun-filled hands-on activities about historical pirate life with artifacts to view and handle.

Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.

West Point Branch Library, 1:00 p.m.

King & Queen Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Upper King William Branch Library, 6:30 p.m. 

 

Breakout!, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 10-14. It's an Escape Room in a box! Use logic skills and solve riddles to open the locks a reveal the secret of the Breakout Box. Sign-ups required.

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Friday June 30

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 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

 

Pirate Adventures

Professional pirate re-enactors will present action-packed, fun-filled hands-on activities about historical pirate life with artifacts to view and handle.

Goochland Branch Library, 9:30 a.m.

Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 12:00 p.m.

Montpelier Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.

Ashland Branch Library, 4:30 p.m.

 

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.

 

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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

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

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Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive
804-365-6210

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

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

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Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane
804-883-7116

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

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

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

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