Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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July

 

Thursday July 2

 

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 July 3

 

Library Closed

 

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Saturday July 4

 

Library Closed

 

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Monday July 6

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Jesse Joyner, Juggler

Everyone will enjoy Jesse's highly skilled performance full of wonderful surprises and humor. He juggles! He rides a unicycle! He juggles while riding a unicycle! It’s a balancing act you have to see to believe.

Location:Mechanicsville Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.

 

Movie Musical Night, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Bring a blanket or beanbag chair and get cozy with a modern musical.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

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Tuesday July 7

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

 

Jesse Joyner, Juggler

Everyone wilEveryone will enjoy Jesse's highly skilled performance full of wonderful surprises and humor. He juggles! He rides a unicycle! He juggles while riding a unicycle! It's a balancing act you have to see to believe.

Location: West Point Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 4:30 p.m.

 

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Wednesday July 8

 

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

 

Jesse Joyner, Juggler

Everyone will enjoy Jesse's highly skilled performance full of wonderful surprises and humor. He juggles! He rides a unicycle! He juggles while riding a unicycle! It's a balancing act you have to see to believe.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.

 

Summer Break Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Beat the heat with a cool movie on the big screen!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Thursday July 9

 

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

 

Jesse Joyner, Juggler

Everyone will enjoy Jesse's highly skilled performance full of wonderful surprises and humor. He juggles! He rides a unicycle! He juggles while riding a unicycle! It's a balancing act you have to see to believe.

Location: Ashland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

 

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Friday July 10

 

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

 

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.

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

 

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

 

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Saturday July 11

 

Family LEGO Expo, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Let your imagination run wild and build your own LEGO creations.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

 

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

Location: West Point Branch Library

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

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

 

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Monday July 13

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Music & Movement, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Our high-energy music will get your heart pumping and your feet jumping!

 

Monday Movie Night, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 16 to adult. See a classic movie on the big screen with your friends.

Dinner provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special evening Storytime.  Wear your PJs and slippers, too!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Tuesday July 14

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

 

Makin' Rhythm, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Join us for a special musical Family Storytime and play along with our rhythm sticks.

Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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

Location: Hanover Branch Library

We''l discuss Still Alice by Lisa Genova.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Clapping Stix & Reading Rhythm, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Travel back in time and learn about aboriginal people through stories, song, and dance. Decorate a set of Aboriginal Clapping Stix to keep a neat beat while reading to the rhythm.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

Creative Lettering, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 16 to adult. Want to learn how to do creative lettering, like calligraphy?  Sandra Barkley, retired Goochland County Public Schools art teacher, will show you how.

 

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Wednesday July 15

 

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

 

Rhythms 'Round the World

Take a musical tour around the world and play along to a variety of dances and rhythmical styles performed with an array of familiar and exotic musical instruments.

Location: West Point Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 6:00 p.m.

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

 

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Thursday July 16

 

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

 

Rhythms 'Round the World

Take a musical tour around the world and play along to a variety of dances and rhythmical styles performed with an array of familiar and exotic musical instruments.

Location: Ashland Branch Library, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 2:30 p.m. 

 

Design Your Own T-shirt, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Bring a T-shirt from home to decorate with your own design and fill it in with puffy fabric paint.

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

 

Martial Arts Demos for Teens, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 11-18.  See live demos of various martial arts techniques and styles.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Explore your creative side with original "musical" works of art.  Bring a friend!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

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Friday July 17

 

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

 

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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Saturday July 18

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Ashland Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

 

Stuffed Animal Dance Party, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend for a movin' and groovin' dance party.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday July 20

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Rhythms 'Round the World

Take a musical tour around the world and play along to a variety of dances and rhythmical styles performed with an array of familiar and exotic musical instruments.

Location: Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library, 7:00 p.m.

 

Summer Marshmallow Games, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Find out how to boost your creativity with marshmallows and this fun family event.

Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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Tuesday July 21

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

 

Board Game Night for Teens, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location:

Location: nch Library

Get competitive with your friends and a few of our classic board games.

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

 

Rhythms 'Round the World

Take a musical tour around the world and play along to a variety of dances and rhythmical styles performed with an array of familiar and exotic musical instruments.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library, 2:30 p.m.

 

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Wednesday July 22

 

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 July 23

 

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

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library, 6:00 p.m. 

 

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Friday July 24

 

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

 

Make a Flowerpot Note Holder, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Feeling craft-y? Find out how to make a cute note holder.
Supplies provided.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Saturday July 25

 

Zumba Kids: A Music & Motion Party, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Learn new ways to move to fun music at our Zumba party.

Healthy snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre, 11:00 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web."

 

Ink It!, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 16 to adult.  Learn how to draw in pen & ink with Celeste Johnston, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts faculty member and "Arts in the Garden" instructor. This is a two-part class.  Next session is Saturday, Aug. 1. Space is limited.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday July 27

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Music & Movement, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Move to the music with Jesse Spencer, of Spencer's Treble Makers Music.

 

Summer Movie Night, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

All ages. See a great newly-released movie on the big screen at the library.

Popcorn provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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Tuesday July 28

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 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

 

Music & Karaoke @ the Library!, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 11-18.  Join us for a fun hour of musiAges 11-18.  Join us for a fun hour of music and karaoke.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

Wind Chimes Workshop, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Ages 11-18. Create your own unique steampunk or blinged-out wind chimes using our fabulous found objects and materials.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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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 July 30

 

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

 

Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer Movie Matinee, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Beat the heat with your friends and a fun afternoon movie on the big screen.

Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

 

BINGO! for Kids, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-10.  Shout the word and win the prize!

 

What's on Your Plate?, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Find out how to focus on choosing the healthiest foods for you and your family.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Charlotte's Web, presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is back with their adaptation of the perennial favorite children's story - "Charlotte's Web." 

 

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Friday July 31

 

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

 

WIC Info Clinic, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is a supplemental nutrition program providing moms & young children with nutritional education & support to stay healthy and eat right. Visit www.vahealth.org/wic/ for more details.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

"Car Wash" for Kids, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 3-10.  See what it's like to cool off in our "car wash" made of crepe paper, water bottle spritzers, and fans.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier 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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