Programs & Events Calendar

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December

 

Monday December 1

 

Storytimes end this week and will resume the week of January 5.

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library 

 

Computer Basics II, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Learn how to do basic tasks with Microsoft Word and how to surf the web with Internet Explorer. You must call 804-843-3731 to sign up for this class.

 

Learning Microsoft Word, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call 804-769-3731 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Tuesday December 2

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 6:45 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

 

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-746-9615 to register for this class.

 

Holiday Cookie Swap, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

ages 16 & up. Looking for new holiday baking ideas?  Bring a batch of your favorite holiday treats and enjoy what others are sharing!

Refreshments provided by the Upper King William Library.

 

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Wednesday December 3

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

 

Mother Goose Storytime 9:15 a.m.

Family Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

 

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Thursday December 4

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

 

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Friday December 5

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Kids' Holiday Crafts, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Ages 3-8. Make a fun holiday craft at the library!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.

 

First Friday Films, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Bring the whole crew for a great movie on the big screen!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Saturday December 6

 

Holiday Movie Morning!, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Ashland Branch Library

All ages. Enjoy a classic holiday tale on the big screen, with hot chocolate and snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.  Dress in your PJs, and we'll supply the sleigh bells!

 

Gingerbread House Workshop, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 11 & under. Make and decorate your own gingerbread house for the holidays.  Call or visit the library to sign up (Max. 10 participants).

 

If You Give a Kid a Cookie!, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Ages 3-10. Listen to stories and decorate cookies (one to eat and one to take home!).

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

Holiday Craft Workshop for Teens, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Make a craft to keep for yourself or give as a gift.  Call or visit the library by Dec. 1 to reserve your spot.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday December 8

 

Computer Basics I, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Find out about the parts of a computer, learn how to use a mouse, and explore the Internet, and set up a web-based e-mail account.  You must call 804-559-0654 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Pajama Storytime, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime.  PJs & slippers are great!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Tuesday December 9

 

Holiday Make & Take, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-12.  Celebrate the season with a creative craft, listen to stories, and enjoy snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Thursday December 11

 

Make-It, Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 5-11.  Create a crafty ornament to keep or give to someone special to liven up a gift-wrapped package or put on the tree. Call or visit the library by Dec. 2 to sign up!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Friday December 12

 

Teddy Bear Tea Party, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Ages 2-5.  Bring your favorite plush friend to the library for tea.  Listen to stories and enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

 

Teen Movie Night, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. See a great movie at the library.

Pizza & beverages provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Saturday December 13

 

How to Borrow eBooks from the Library, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library?  We'll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles.  Call 804-559-0654 to register for this class.

 

Holiday Art Show & Grinch Holiday Make 'n' Take, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Ages 3-10.  Get festive!  Make 'n' take something crafty.  Enjoy a Holiday Art Show of art by students at Kersey Creek Elementary School, too.

Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Family Movie Matinee, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Bring the whole family for a great movie on the big screen at the library.

Popcorn & punch provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Thursday December 18

 

Make-It, Take-It!, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Create a crafty ornament to keep or give to someone special to liven up a gift-wrapped package or put on the tree. Call or visit the library by Dec. 1 to sign up!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Wednesday December 24

 

Library Closed

 

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Thursday December 25

 

Library Closed

 

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Tuesday December 30

 

Holiday Movie Matinee, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Celebrate the season with a great family holiday movie on the big screen.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Wednesday December 31

 

All Branches close at 3:00 p.m.

 

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Branch Libraries

Richard S. Gillis, Jr.
Ashland Branch Library

201 S. Railroad Avenue
804-798-4072

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Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
804-559-0654

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Goochland Branch Library
3075 River Road West
804-556-4774

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Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive
804-365-6210

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King & Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Road
804-769-1623

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Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
804-746-9615

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Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane
804-883-7116

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Cochrane Rockville Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Road
804-749-3146

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Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road
804-769-3731

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West Point Branch Library
721 Main Street
804-843-3244

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