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Programs at the Ashland Branch Library

 

Storytimes

 

The Summer Storytime Session is Monday, June 5 to Friday, July 28.

 

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

 

Be Your Best Self Yet

Wednesdays June 14 - August 2, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Find out how you can be your best self yet.  Each week focuses on a different aspect of self-improvement and will be led by Doris Hassell, a focal nutritionist.

 

Pirate Adventures

Friday, June 30, 4:30 p.m.

Professional pirate re-enactors will present action-packed, fun-filled hands-on activities about historical pirate life with artifacts to view and handle.

 

LEGO Challenge

Saturday, July 8, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Ages 5-10.  Are you a LEGO master?  Complete a variety of LEGO challenges and enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday

Thursday, July 13, 2:00 p.m.

All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!

 

Summer Soups

Thursday, July 13, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Learn the secrets of making great and appetizing cool summer soups with a tasteful presentation for all to enjoy.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

 

Family Movie Night

Thursday, July 20, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a fun family movie on the big screen.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Teen Tie-Dye

Friday, July 21, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 11-16. Bring a pre-washed t-shirt and make it into your own one-of-a-kind creation.  Call or visit the library to sign up.

 

Rob Westcott, Magician

Monday, July 24, 4:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

 

Color Mania

Tuesday, August 8, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 3-10. Let your creativity flow with our special coloring sheets or design your own work of art.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Family Movie Night

Thursday, August 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

End the summer with a great movie on the big screen at the library.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Teen Movie Night

Friday, August 18, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Ages 11-16. Bring your friends and see a great movie on the big screen at the library.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Bat World of Hampton Roads

Wednesday, August 2, 11:00 a.m.

Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Tuesday, August 15, 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.