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Programs at the Ashland Branch Library

 

Storytimes

 

The Winter/Spring Storytime Session is Monday, January 9 to Friday, May 12.

 

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

 

Enjoy a VA State Park!

Thursday, June 1, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Learn more about enjoying our state parks as Sammy Zambon, a state park specialist, shares fun family day trips and vacation planning.

 

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.

 

Family Movie Matinee

Thursday, June 15, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer with a movie on the big screen!

Popcorn and beverages provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Light up Your Summer!

Thursday, June 15, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ages 18 & up. Make summer luminaries from mason jars and other wide mouth jars of varying sizes. We’ll provide materials to decorate the jars or bring your own jar to decorate! Sign-ups required.

 

End of School Party

Friday, June 16, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Ages 11-16. Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer with a movie and pizza.

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Tuesday, June 20, 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.

 

Finger Knitting

Wednesday, June 21, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ages 3-10. Learn how to knit a belt or a skinny scarf using just your fingers and a ball of yarn!

 

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!

 

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.