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Programs at the Mechanicsville Branch Library

7461 Sherwood Crossing Place, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

804-746-9615

 

Storytimes

 

The Winter/Spring Storytime Session is Monday, January 4 to Friday, May 13.

 

Tuesdays
Mother Goose 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.
Family Storytime 6:45 p.m.

Wednesdays

Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.

Thursdays
Toddler Storytime 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.

 

Book Clubs/Recurring Programs

 

Mechanicsville Library Book Club

Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m.

 

Knitting & Crochet Club

First and Third Tuesday of the month, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Senior Storytime

Held on the fourth Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m.

Relax and enjoy light and lively tales at this Storytime for adults.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Other Programs

 

Tai Chi

Mondays in February (1, 8, 15, 22, 29), 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

If you've never tried Tai Chi, nows your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!

 

Knitting & Crochet Club

Tuesday, February 2, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Tuesday, February 16, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 

 

Adult Coloring Club

Wednesday, February 3, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Come color with us! Calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

 

Make Your Own Valentines

Tuesday, February 9, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

All ages. Share a little love and creativity with handmade Valentines at the library.

 

60 Seconds to Win It!

Wednesday, February 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. No athletic skill or super smarts required, just have a sense of fun as you compete with your friends in fast and silly activities.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Learn to Prune

Saturday, February 13, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bobbi Jo Jackson of the Hanover Master Gardeners will show you when, how, and why to prune your trees, shrubs, and other plants to keep them healthy and growing.

 

Computer Basics Class

Thursday, February 18, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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.

 

Reading Olympics Read Aloud

Thursday, February 18, 7:00 -8:00 p.m.

Get a jump on your reading as we read aloud selections from the Reading Olympics list.  Call or visit the library for title information.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Superhero BASH!

Saturday, February 20, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

BOOM! WHAM! KAPOW! Our Winter Celebration is back in "super" form.  Dress up as your favorite superhero, play games, and make crafts.

Heroic snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Genealogy Class

Tuesday, February 23, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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

 

Growing Seeds Indoors

Saturday, February 27, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Get a jump start on your garden with Ed Wall of the Hanover Master Gardeners as he shows you how to grow seeds indoors.

 

Tai Chi

Mondays in March (7, 14, 21, and 28), 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

If you've never tried Tai Chi, nows your chance. Described as "meditation in motion" Tai Chi can be a gentle way to fight the stress of everyday living and may have a number of health benefits. Try it and see!

 

Knitting & Crochet Club

Tuesday, March 1, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Tuesday, March 15, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Tuesday, March 29, 10:00 a.m. - noon

Are you a knitter or crocheter looking to expand your fiber-related circle and have a bit of fun?  Grab your needles, yarn, and patterns for fun conversation and  stitching. 

 

Adult Coloring Club

Wednesday, March 2, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 9, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 16, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Come color with us! Calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We will supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share.

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Thursday, March 3, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word 2010, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.  Call 804-746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

 

Beautify Your World with Flowers

Saturday, March 12, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Joel Klein, with the Hanover Master Gardeners, will show you how flowers improve our surroundings with color and scent.

 

Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, March 12, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Enjoy tinkering, exploring, and seeing how things work? Visit the library to see a 3-D printer in action, explore wind & solar energy, play with Little Bits electronic blocks, and more. Sign-ups requested.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, March 15, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Ages 3-10. Enjoy stories and crafts in your PJs and your favorite plush friend.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

How to Make & Use Compost

Saturday, March 26, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Ray Leffler, with the Hanover Master Gardeners, will show you how to make and use compost to help your plants thrive.