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Programs at the Ashland Branch Library

 

Storytimes

 

The Fall Storytime Session is Monday, September 12 to Friday, December 9.

 

Mondays
Mother Goose Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.


Tuesdays

Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.

 

Book Clubs & Recurring Programs

 

The Morning Book Club
meets every third Friday at 10:00 a.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

The Afternoon Book Club
meets every third Monday at 1:00 p.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

The Evening Book Club
meets every third Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Please call or visit the library for program information.

 

Must Love Words

meets every second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Writers, are you looking for inspiration?  Need readers with a discerning eye?  Join us for constructive feedback and discussion about the craft of writing on the second Tuesday of each month.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

Teen Movie Night with Popcorn Bar

Friday, September 9, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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

Popcorn Bar provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Genealogy Class

Monday, September 12, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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.

 

Computer Basics Class

Monday, September 12, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Covers beginning computer skills like finding out about the parts of a computer, learning how to use a mouse, beginning to explore & search the Internet, and how to create and save documents with Microsoft Word 2010. Call 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday Party

Tuesday, September 13, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 5-10. Celebrate author Roald Dahl's birthday at the library!  We'll read excerpts from "The BFG," make a Dream Jar, and have lots of fun.

Cupcakes provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

"Leaving neither Wife, Child, nor Father"

Thursday, September 15,  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

James B. Upton will discuss his research on the Civil War origins of Ashland's Woodland Cemetery, including the stories of soldiers buried there, the early history of the Slash Cottage Resort Hotel, and the town of Ashland.

Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

"Read for the Fun of It!" Activity Fair

Thursday, October 6, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Ages 11-16.  Bring your friends for a fun scavenger hunt at the library.  Call or visit the branch by Oct. 3 to sign-up.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library. 

 

Full STEAM Ahead!

Tuesday, October 11, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Join us for an exciting evening of experiments and art! Build with marshmallows, making marble runs out of LEGOs, turn your name into art, and make a popsicle stick explosion.

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Wednesday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

The Presidential Election of 1832

Thursday, October 13, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Learn more about the unique history of another noteworthy election, where Republican Henry Clay faced Democrat Andrew Jackson, national political conventions appeared for the first time, and third-party candidate William Wirt threw his hat in the ring.  Greg Glassner, former editor of the Herald-Progress and author of a biography on Wirt, will speak.