Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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March

 

Monday March 2

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 0-10. Listen to Seuss-ical stories, sing songs, and decorate "birthday" cookies.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Ages 4-8. Join us for a special evening Storytime with Mrs. Joy Washington and Mrs. Suzi Sherman from Cool Spring Primary School.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

 

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Tuesday March 3

 

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

 

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday in grand style with special guest readers, crafts, and lots of fun for the whole family.  Bring your own brown bag dinner. Please sign up by Feb. 27.

Birthday refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

Pajama Storytime, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Enjoy stories and crafts in your PJs and your favorite plush friend.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Wednesday March 4

 

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

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

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Thursday March 5

 

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

 

Learn Digital Scrapbooking, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Want to learn how to do digital scrapbooking? Bring a flash drive with 20-30 photos and a valid e-mail address and we’ll show you how! Sign-ups required.

Pizza & more provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Friday March 6

 

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

 

Youth Art Month Artists' Reception, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Celebrate the arts and the creativity and talent of students from South Anna Elementary and Liberty Middle schools. 

Savory light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

DIY Wrapped Ear Buds, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Bring your own ear buds and make them colorful and tangle free with embroidery floss and perler beads.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

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Saturday March 7

 

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories, games, and "Seuss-y" crafts

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

A Celebration of Dr. Seuss, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Enjoy stories by Dr. Seuss and creative crafts.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday March 9

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Brush Bots Boxing, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Ages 9-16. Make a brush bot box & boogie! Call the library to sign up.

Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime.  PJs & slippers are great!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Youth Art Opening & Reception, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Celebrate Youth Art Month with an art exhibit reception for students from Goochland County Public Schools.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

 

Mystery Book Club, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Join us for a discussion of a thrilling and suspenseful title.  Call or visit the library for title information.

 

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Tuesday March 10

 

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

 

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

We'll discuss One Plus One by Jojo Moyes.  Bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Apps & Wraps, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Bring your mobile device, share your favorite apps, and make ear bud wraps.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Animoto Oscar Night, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

See animated book trailers created by Hamilton-Holmes Middle School students and celebrate with the winners.

Snacks provided by Hamilton-Holmes Middle School staff.

 

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Wednesday March 11

 

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

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

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Thursday March 12

 

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

 

Learn Windows MovieMaker, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Make your own movie with Windows MovieMaker! Call the library to sign up.

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

 

Teen Tech Night, 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Create animated videos with your friends!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Wii Be Gaming, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Play fun Wii games with your friends!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Friday March 13

 

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

 

CD Art 4 Teens, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 11-16. Sign-ups required by March 10!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Electronic Monster Mash, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Learn how to make simple electrical circuits to light up your very own monster plush.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Saturday March 14

 

Family Movie Matinee, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

All ages. 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.

 

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Monday March 16

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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Tuesday March 17

 

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

 

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Wednesday March 18

 

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

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Spring Garden Seed Giveaway, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Are you and your family going to do a garden this year?  Hanover Master Gardeners will have a selection of open pollinated, easy-to-grow seeds you can save from year to year.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Thursday March 19

 

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

 

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Friday March 20

 

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 March 21

 

Pysanky Ukranian Easter Eggs, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Pysanky (from the Ukranian "pysaty," meaning "to write") is a way to use the wax resist method to create beautiful eggs.  Instruction will be two hours, followed by free time for you to complete your egg to take home.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Keeping Chickens, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Thinking about keeping chickens in your backyard? Landre Toulson, Virginia Extension Cooperative agent will share helpful information on the care and maintenance of chickens in King William and King & Queen Counties.

 

Family LEGOs, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 5 & up. Show your creativity with LEGO bricks, put them on display, and share new ideas with your friends.

Refreshments by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday March 23

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

A Taste of History, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Sample recipes from the Historical Society's Taste of History cookbook, dedicated to recipes and anecdotes contributed by West Point citizens.  You can also bring your favorite dish from this collection to share with your friends and neighbors!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

UKW Adult Book Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Call or visit the branch for the title to be discussed.

 

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Tuesday March 24

 

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

 

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Wednesday March 25

 

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

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

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Thursday March 26

 

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, 6:30 - 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.

 

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Friday March 27

 

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 March 28

 

March Morning Movie, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

See a great all ages movie on the big screen. Call the branch for movie title information.

Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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Monday March 30

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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Tuesday March 31

 

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

 

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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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