Programs & Events Calendar

All programs are free and open to the public.

 

 

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July

Tuesday July 22

 

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

 

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

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Spin the wheel, cut the deck, & move your pieces with your friends.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

Family Movie Night, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

See a great all ages movie on the big screen.

Popcorn & drinks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

Family BINGO! Night, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Atlee Branch Library

All ages. Play BINGO with your family and win token prizes.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

 

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Wednesday July 23

 

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

 

Mother Goose 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 at 9:15 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

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Thursday July 24

 

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

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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

 

"Reinventing Your Life," 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Goochland Branch Library

Ages 18 and up. Join us for a discussion on the misconceptions about "reinvention" and explore ideas and inspiration for taking the next step forward. Suggested reading includes Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life by Jane Pauley.  Presented by Margaret Reynolds, M. Ed., consultant with Clarity Consulting and Laurel Holland, M Ed., Holistic Life Coach.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Movie Night @ the Library, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Ages 13 & up.  See a great movie on the big screen and have a fun night out.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

Digging History: Finding Relics & Artifacts, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Ages 13 & up. What's buried in your backyard? David Garnett, experienced relic hunter, will share his experiences and some of his treasures, including Civil War items.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre

Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!

Location: Montpelier Branch Library, 7:00 p.m.

 

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Friday July 25

 

Family Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Music, Movement, & More Storytime at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

 

Friday Morning Movie, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: Goochland Branch Library

See a great kids' movie on the big screen at the library.

Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre

Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!

Location: Upper King William Branch Library, 10:30 a.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

 

Tie-Dye Tees for Teens, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: King & Queen Branch Library

Bring a light-colored T-shirt or fabric and we’ll tie-dye it.

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

 

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Saturday July 26

 

Alice in Wonderland: Presented by the Chesterfield Children's Theatre

Join Alice on a trip down the rabbit hole and visit a magical land of Mad Hatters, Smiling Cats, Rabbits, and Queens. Meet & greet your favorite characters after the show!

Location: Hanover Branch Library, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library, 2:00 p.m.

 

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Monday July 28

 

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:15 a.m.

Family Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Ashland Branch Library

 

Teens - You & Your Pets, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Hanover Branch Library

Join us for a fun meet & greet with some special furred & feathered guests and talk about pet care. Pizza provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

 

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

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

Call or visit the library for title information.

 

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Tuesday July 29

 

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: Ashland 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 804-798-4072 to register for this class.

 

BINGO!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Mechanicsville Branch Library

Ages 3-12. Shout the word and win the prize!

 

Frosting FAN-atic!, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

Ages 11 & up. Try your hand at cake decorating. Call or visit the library to sign up.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

 

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Wednesday July 30

 

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

 

Mother Goose 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 at 9:15 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Montpelier Branch Library

 

Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Upper King William Branch Library

 

Teddy Bear Sleepover, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Point Branch Library

Bring your favorite plush friend for stories and snacks, then tuck them in for the night.  Come back on Thursday, July 31, from 10:00 to noon to find out what happened overnight.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

 

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Thursday July 31

 

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

 

Preschool Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Storytime at 11:15 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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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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