Programs & Events Calendar

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September

 

Tuesday September 1

 

Kids' Movie Morning, 10:30 - noon

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-10. See a fun children's movie on the big screen with your friends.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Teen Movie and Pizza Matinee, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 11-18. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends.

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Wednesday September 2

 

Computer Basics Class, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

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.

 

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Thursday September 3

 

Computer Basics Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

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 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.


Prevent Identity Theft!, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Do you have questions about identity theft? Want to make your identity more secure? Join Hanover County's Commonwealth Attorney, Trip Chalkley, for a discussion about identity theft with a Q&A session to follow.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

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Friday September 4

 

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

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

All ages. 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 September 5

 

Library Closed

 

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Monday September 7

 

Library Closed

 

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Tuesday September 8

 

Hanover Book Club, 1:00 -2:00 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Bring a friend and chat about a great book.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Must Love Words, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

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, beginning Sept. 8.

 

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Thursday September 10

 

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

Location: West Point Branch Library

Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-843-3244 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

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Friday September 11

 

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

Location: Ashland Branch Library

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

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Saturday September 12

 

Lawn Care with Hanover Master Gardeners, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Joel Klein with Hanover Master Gardeners will share tips and tricks on how to keep your lawn green and beautiful.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Master Gardeners.

 

Breakfast Storytime, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Ages 0-10 (with their families). Join us in your PJs for a special Saturday morning Storytime!

Breakfast pastries and beverages provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

Do You Want a Pet?, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

All ages. Is it time to welcome a furry, scaly, or feathery friend into your family?  Meet our guests - a gerbil, chicken, and a Pyrenees dog - and talk to their owners about what makes them special.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Magic Tree House Adventure Club, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 5-10. Go on adventures with Annie and Jack from the Magic Tree House and explore with crafts, games, activities, and more!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Second Saturday LEGO Club, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

All ages. You bring your ideas, we'll provide the bricks!  Buildings, superheroes, animals - the sky's the limit! Enter to win a LEGO book, too.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

Second Saturday 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.

 

LEGO Engineering, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

All ages. Design your favorite LEGO creation at the library.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Monday September 14

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Genealogy Class, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

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.

 

Canning & Preserving Foods, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Find out how to can and preserve different kinds of food with Susiette Jackson.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

 

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

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special evening Storytime.  Wear your PJs and slippers, too!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Tuesday September 15

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

A Night with the Ashland Museum, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

You won't see Teddy Roosevelt, but there are treasures untold in the Ashland Museum, linking our past to our present and preserving it for the future.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Wednesday September 16

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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 September 17

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Montpelier Morning Book Discussion Group, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

Let's focus on new beginnings as the kids head back to school.  Read a book of your choice on making a fresh start, then join us at the library for coffee and conversation.  New members welcome!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

 

James River Storytime, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 3-5.  This early literacy Storytime focuses on rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water.  Listen to stories, sing songs, see exhibits, and create a craft.

 

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Friday September 18

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Locatio at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

LEGOMania @ the Library!, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 5-12. Join us during the third Friday of every month for a fun afternoon with LEGOs.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Saturday September 19

 

Container Gardening, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Has your winter been a little drab and lacking in color?  Bring color into your yard with winter container gardening tips from Dave Myers of the Hanover Master Gardeners.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Master Gardeners.

 

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Monday September 21

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Computer Basics Class, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

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 804-769-3731 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Computer Basics Class, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

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.


Clothing in Jane Austen's Life and Novels, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Are you a Jane Austen fan?  Join Colleen Callahan, former Curator of Costume and Textiles at the Valentine Museum, for a visual presentation on Regency Era clothing.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

Listen to Your Gut, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Let's focus on improving our gut wealth by learning about the importance of adding naturally fermented foods to our diet.  See a demo on making homemade sauerkraut and a kombucha tasting, too!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library

 

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Tuesday September 22

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

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Wednesday September 23

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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 September 24

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 16 & up. See a great movie on the big screen with your friends!

Pizza & popcorn provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

Quick 'n' Easy Appetizers and Starters, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

Looking for a quick and delicious addition to your dinner?  Learn four simple, but tasty, recipes to dress up your meal.  Call or visit the library to sign up for this fun cooking class.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

 

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Friday September 25

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

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Saturday September 26

 

Alternative Plants for Invasive, Overused, and other Problem Plants, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Are you overwhelmed dealing with invasive or problem plants?  Emily Gianfortoni with the Hanover Master Gardeners will share tips and tricks on dealing with them.

Refreshments provided by the Hanover Master Gardeners.

 

Campout Fun, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

Enjoy campout fun in the library with your family and friends!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library. 

 

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Monday September 28

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Paws to READ, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

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.

 

UKW Adult Book Club, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Join us for a lively book discussion. Call or visit the branch title information.

 

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Tuesday September 29

 

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 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

 

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Wednesday September 30

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 11:30 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

 

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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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 Branch 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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