Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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November

 

Saturday November 1

 

Fall Leaves, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 3-10.  Discover how and why tree leaves turn colors.  Create a leaf book to take home with leaves you collect and identify.

 

Native Gourd Art Workshop, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 12 - Adult. See gourds created by Pamunkey Indian artist, Ethan Brown, and craft a gourd of your own! Call or visit the library to sign up by Thursday, October 30.

 

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Monday November 3

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Computer Basics II, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-769-3731 to sign up for this class.

 

Computer Basics I, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: West Point 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 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Tuesday November 4

 

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

 

Genealogy Workshop, 6:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville 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 804-749-3146 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Wednesday November 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Thursday November 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Friday November 7

 

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

 

Make 'n' Take Holiday Card & Gift Bag Workshop, 10:30 - noon

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Ages 13 & up. Get into the holiday spirit with your own personally designed greeting card and gift bag.  Seating is limited.  Please call or visit the library to reserve your spot.

 

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 November 8

 

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.

 

Engineer Expo, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11 & up.  Show off your creativity with our LEGOs!  Display your creations, make new friends, and share design ideas.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library

 

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Monday November 10

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. 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 November 11

 

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

 

August 1914: My Grandfather's War, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Celebrate Veteran's Day with Desmond Savill's presentation on the events leading up to World War I, complete with a display family artifacts.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Wednesday November 12

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Meet the Bohemian Brigade, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Learn more about, the Bohemian Brigade, special artists who provided first hand depictions of the Civil War to the world with written and illustrated accounts of camp life.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Thursday November 13

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Teens' Game Night Out, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Play online and boad games with your friends at the library.

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

 

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Friday November 14

 

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

Location: Ashland Branch Library

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

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Teen Duct Tape Creations, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Bring your creativity and your favorite roll of duct tape (or use ours!) to make something fun and unique.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

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Saturday November 15

 

American Girl Movie Morning, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 5-12. Celebrate the fun of American Girl books and movies!  No doll required, you just need to like to have fun.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Bead & Bangle Workshop, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 12 & up. Make your own beaded bangle at this fun workshop!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Pirates & Princesses, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 4-10. Ahoy Mateys and Fair Princesses!  Make your very own pirate hat or crown and then join us for a special snack of pirate booty and royal cookies.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday November 17

 

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 November 18

 

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

 

Recipe Exchanges for Diabetics, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 18 & up.  Learn about new and tasty diabetic-friendly recipes and gluten free treats and sample some flavorful creations.

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

 

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Wednesday November 19

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Thursday November 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Family Game Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Bring your favorite family game to share at the library for a night of fun together!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Learning Microsoft Word, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Meet the Author: Bill Lohmann, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Meet local author Bill Lohmann and hear about his latest book, Back Roads: People Places and Pie around Virginia.

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

 

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Friday November 21

 

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

 

LEGO Block Party, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 4-10. Join the LEGO Block Party and let your imaginations run wild!  We'll even display your creations in the library.

 

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Saturday November 22

 

LEGO Party, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 4-10 (and their families). Join us for freestlye LEGO play and construction!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Monday November 24

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

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Tuesday November 25

 

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 November 26

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Thursday November 27

 

Library Closed

 

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Friday November 28

 

Library Closed

 

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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 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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