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Programs at the Goochland Branch Library

3075 River Road West, Goochland, VA

804-556-4774

 

Storytimes

 

The Summer Storytime Session is Monday, June 5 to Friday, July 28.

 

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

 

Friday Morning Movies

June 9 - August 11, 10:00 a.m. - noon

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

Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Pirate Adventures

Friday, June 30, 9:30 a.m.

Professional pirate re-enactors will present action-packed, fun-filled hands-on activities about historical pirate life with artifacts to view and handle.

 

LEGO Club

Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, & 26,  6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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

 

Build a Paper Marble Run

Thursday, July 6, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Ages 10-18.  Build a paper marble run and have loads of fun with your friends.

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

 

Invitation to Create

Tuesdays July 11, 18, & 25, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Ages 3-10. Unleash your creative spirit and explore a variety of art materials and use your imagination.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Dance Party with DJ Bill Holliday

Wednesday, July 12,  10:00 a.m.

All ages. Bill Holliday is a local favorite when it comes to entertainment. He is dynamic, energetic, and full of personality! Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!

 

Adult Coloring

Monday, July 17, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

It's not just for kids anymore!  Join us for an afternoon of stress-relieving creativity with the popular trend of adult coloring.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

Rob Westcott, Magician

Wednesday, July 26, 10:30 a.m.

Back by popular demand! Rob Westcott will amaze young readers and inspire a love of reading through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

 

Carnival Games!

Thursday, July 27, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Ages 9-18. Play fun carnival-style games and hang out with your friends.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. 

 

Bat World of Hampton Roads

Tuesday, August 1, 10:30 a.m.

Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too!

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Wednesday, August 2, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-556-4774 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Supper & Books

Friday, August 4, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Share your favorite summer reads and enjoy a delicious light supper.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

 

"Reading by Design" Summer Finale

Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

You did it! Celebrate with your school's media specialist and receive your prize for reaching your reading goal. We'll have games, music, and a visit from the Kona Ice Truck.

Cool treats provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.