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Programs at the Atlee Branch Library

 

Storytimes

 

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

 

Wednesdays

Mother Goose Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime 11:30 a.m.


Thursdays

Mother Goose Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime 11:30 a.m.

 

Book Clubs & Recurring Programs

 

PageTurners Book Club

meets every third Thursday, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. (April 13 and May 18)

Please call or visit the library for title information.

 

Atlee Branch Library Book Club

meets every second Friday, Noon - 2:00 p.m. (April 14 and May 12)

Please call or visit the library for title information.

 

Chickahominy Colored Pencil Artists

meets on the following Fridays of each month, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (May 5, June 2, July 7, and August 11)

Ages 18 & up.  Join the Chickahominy Colored Pencil Artists at a monthly meeting to share ideas, techniques and skills in using colored pencils. Bring your own individual supplies and projects and enjoy a time to sketch and make new friends. This is not an instructional class.

 

Fun & Games

meets every first Wednesday of the month, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (April 5 and May 3)

Ages 18 & up. Meet up with friends and have a great time with card and board games.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

Authors, Authors, and More Authors

Thursday, April 20, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join us at the library for a lively meet & greet with awesome local authors, including Nancy Wright Beasley, William Geroux, Connie Lapallo, Sarah Glenn Marsh, Mary Miley & Clare Schapiro.  Part of Awesome April.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Spring Fling

Saturday, April 22, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 3-10. Join us for a special Storytime, featuring spring-themed stories and crafts.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library. 

 

Paws to READ

Monday, April 24, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Is your child a reluctant reader?  Sign them up for a 20 minute session reading to Chrissie, a Paws to READ reading education assistance dog.  Call or visit the branch to sign up.

 

Penny for Your Thoughts

Thursday, April 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Ever had an old coin and wondered if it was worth more than face value?  Want to learn more about coin collecting as a hobby.  The members of the Richmond Coin Club will be on hand to answer questions and show parts of their collections.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Creative Movement & Music

Monday, May 1, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Children's Book Week with our special friends from 804 Dance Place!  Promote your creativity and imagination with group movement and dance activities.

 

Teen Movie Matinee

Saturday, May 6, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen with your friends or family. Sign ups required!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Pajama Storytime

Monday, May 8, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a special bedtime Storytime in your PJs!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Computer Basics Class

Tuesday, May 9, 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 804-559-0654 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Teen Crafting & Gaming Circle

Thursday, May 11, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Bring your favorite crafts to work on and try out our craft of the month.  Play Wii games with your friends, too!  Sign-ups required!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Eric Carle Day

Saturday, May 13, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Ages 3-10.  Celebrate beloved children's author Eric Carle with fun stories and activity stations featuring his most popular critters.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Design, Create & Build Expo

Saturday, May 20, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Ages 4 & up. Build structure out of a variety of building materials at our engineering expo, a special STEAM event.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Paws to READ

Monday, May 22, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Is your child a reluctant reader?  Sign them up for a 20 minute session reading to Chrissie, a Paws to READ reading education assistance dog.  Call or visit the branch to sign up.