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Programs at the Mechanicsville Branch Library

7461 Sherwood Crossing Place, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

804-746-9615

 

Storytimes

 

The Winter/Spring Storytime Session is Monday, January 5 to Friday, May 8.

There will be no Storytime the week of April 6-10.

 

Tuesdays
Mother Goose 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.
Family Storytime 6:45 p.m.

Wednesdays

Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.

Thursdays
Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.

 

Book Clubs/Recurring Programs

 

Senior Storytime

Held on the fourth Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m.

Relax and enjoy light and lively tales at this Storytime for adults.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Other Programs

 

Buzzing with the Bees

Tuesday, April 7, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Learn all about bees and how they keep your garden healthy. Make something special to take home, too! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 804-752-4310 or e-mail lynnj67@vt.edu to reserve your space.

 

Learn Digital Scrapbooking

Thursday, April 16, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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.

 

Balloon-Powered Cars

Saturday, April 18, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Find out how to make a balloon-powered car and race them with your friends.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Let's Talk Nutrition!

Monday, April 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Emilene Moore, R.D. will talk about achieving and maintaining a healthy weight using the "My Plate" guide to build healthy eating patterns, reading food labels, and including superfoods in your diet.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Friends of the Mechanicsville Library Spring Book Sale

Friday, May 1, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Great selection of hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks and much more.  Your purchases help support Library programs!

 

Start Your Own Business

Monday, May 4 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Want to start your own business but you're not sure where to begin? Join experienced business owner and SCORE advisor Glen Sink. He'll discuss business planning and how your business will make money.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Build a Balloon Workshop

Saturday, May 9, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 8-10. Learn the art of balloon twisting with RVA Balloons! Puppies and flowers and swords, oh my! Twist your own fun balloon creations using ultra-skinny balloons for smaller hands and customize them with sharpie art and stickers. Parents are invited to participate in the workshop with their children! Sign-ups requested.

 

Outdoor Games 4 Teens

Thursday, May 14, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 13-18. Bring your friends and challenge them to outdoor favorites like cornhole and ladder ball or indoor favorites like checkers and chess. We're bringing them all outside. If it rains, we'll just slide inside. Let the games begin!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.