Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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September

 

Monday September 1

 

Library Closed

 

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Tuesday September 2

 

Post-It Note Art Show

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Unleash your inner artist and create a work of art for our interactive post-it note art show during the month of September.

 

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Wednesday September 3

 

Genealogy Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ashland 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 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Friday September 5

 

First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:30 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 September 6

 

Family LEGOs, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 5 and up (with parents). Show off your creativity with LEGO bricks. Display your creations, meet new friends and make new ideas for design!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday September 8

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Computer Basics I, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Find out about the parts of a computer, learn how to use a mouse, and explore the Internet, and set up a web-based e-mail account.  You must call 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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.

 

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Tuesday September 9

 

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

 

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

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Bring a friend and chat about a great book.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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Wednesday September 10

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Gathering the Harvest, Saving the Seeds, 7:00 ? 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

It's harvest time! Find out how to preserve your fruits and veggies and save your seeds for planting next year.

 

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Thursday September 11

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Mother Goose 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 September 12

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

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

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 11-16.  See a great movie on the big screen.  Bring a friend!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Saturday September 13

 

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-559-0654 to register for this class.

 

Find out More about Dog Behavior, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

2 Speak Dog, voted Best Dog Trainer 2013 in Richmond Magazine, will introduce you to Huey, their Great Dane mascot. Learn tips on dog behavior, get your questions answered by experts, and find out why dogs do the things they do. Find out more about 2 Speak Dog at www.2speakdog.com

 

LEGO Morning, 10:30 a.m. – noon

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 5-12. Celebrate the fun of LEGOs with your friends! Bring your own LEGOs and we’ll get your imagination going with fun building challenges.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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

 

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Monday September 15

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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Tuesday September 16

 

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

 

Morning @ the Movies, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 50+. See a great movie on the big screen.

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

 

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-798-4072 to register for this class.

 

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Wednesday September 17

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Computer Basics I, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Find out about the parts of a computer, learn how to use a mouse, and explore the Internet, and set up a web-based e-mail account.  You must call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Thursday September 18

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Mother Goose 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 II, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-746-9615 to sign up for this class.

 

Citizen Science, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Ages 12 & up. Are you interested in being a citizen scientist? Meet other like-minded people who want to contribute to scientific research and find out how you can participate.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Friday September 19

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

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Saturday September 20

 

Meet the Illustrator: Buttons Boggs, 10:30 ? 11:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Meet Buttons and find out about her illustrations for Terri Sebastian's "Do Spiders Need Leggins When It's Cold Outside?"

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

 

Teen Movie Matinee, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.

Popcorn & drinks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday September 22

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Join us for a lively book discussion. Call or visit the branch title information.

 

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Tuesday September 23

 

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

 

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Wednesday September 24

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 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 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Be Safe around Animals, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 3-11. Find out how to be safe around pets and wildlife.

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

 

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Thursday September 25

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Mother Goose 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

 

Career, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities for Teens, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 12 & up. Learn about fulfilling careers, internships and volunteer opportunities within Virginia State Parks. Krista Weatherford, Powhatan State Park interpreter, will talk about opportunities in conservation & recreation, marketing & public relations, and the outdoors & nature.

 

Learn Windows MovieMaker, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Put your photos to music, add special effects, and create your own movie at this fun class using Windows MovieMaker.  Space is limited. Call or visit the branch to sign up.

 

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 September 26

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Enjoy a special storytime with your stuffed animal friends and then tuck them in Friday night. Come back on Saturday September 27 at 10:30 a.m. to find out about their overnight adventures in the library and enjoy some tasty treats.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday September 29

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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Tuesday September 30

 

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

 

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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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