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Programs at the Goochland Branch Library

3075 River Road West, Goochland, VA

804-556-4774

 

Storytimes

 

The Fall Storytime Session is Monday, September 11 to Friday, December 8.

 

Thursdays

Toddler Storytime at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime at 10:45 a.m.

Mother Goose Storytime at 11:30 a.m.

 

Book Clubs & Recurring Programs

 

Goochland Book Group

meets the second Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m. (Sept.-June)

Please call or visit the library for more program information.

 

Goochland Mystery Book Group

meets the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

Please call or visit the library for more program information.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

Weaving for Beginners

Saturday, October 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ages 18 & up. Celeste Johnson will show you the basics of weaving at this two day workshop.  The next session is Saturday, October 28. Materials provided. Call or visit to sign up.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Monster Mash

Saturday, October 28, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Ages 3-5.  Calling all little monsters!  Dress up as your favorite monster, and join us for a fun morning of monster-themed games and crafts.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Nightmare before Christmas

Tuesday, October 31, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Jack Skellington called, and he wants to see you at the library for our special movie party-before-the-party. Cosplay encouraged but not required! Bring a friend!

Treats provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.  

 

Computer Basics Class

Wednesday, November 1, 10:00 a.m. - noon

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 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class. 

 

Celebrate the Library's 75th Anniversary

Saturday, November 4, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

All ages. Enjoy cake & refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library and see our brand new traveling exhibit, "Virginia Women in History 2017," from the Library of Virginia.

 

LEGO Club

Tuesday, November 7, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Ages 5-10. Join us for a fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering.

 

Be a Changemaker: Research

Friday, November 17, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 12-18. Want to make a difference in your community?  Bring your passion, skills, and a list of problems you want to improve.  You can work with your peers and Changemaker mentors to make the world a better place!  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Gingerbread House Workshop

Saturday, December 2, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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

 

LEGO Club

Tuesday, December 5, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Ages 5-10. Join us for a fun night of LEGO building as Dr. Donnie McCullough guides you through challenges illustrating important principles of physics and engineering.

 

Be a Changemaker: Interviews

Friday, December 15, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 12-18. Want to make a difference in your community?  Bring your passion, skills, and a list of problems you want to improve.  You can work with your peers and Changemaker mentors to make the world a better place!  Call or visit the library to sign up.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

 

Holiday Candymaking for Kids

Saturday, December 16, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Ages 5-10. Learn how to make kid-friendly candy recipes to enjoy over the holidays or give as gifts.