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Programs at the Mechanicsville Branch Library

7461 Sherwood Crossing Place, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

804-746-9615

 

Storytimes

 

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

 

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

 

Tai Chi

Meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m. (Sept. 11, 18, & 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, & 27, and Dec. 4, 11, & 18)

If you've never tried Tai Chi, now's 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

Every 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.

 

Mechanicsville Library Book Club

Meets the third Wednesday of every month, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  (Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, and Dec. 20)

 

Senior Storytime

Held on the fourth Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m. (Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 16 (Thursday), and Dec. 22)

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

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

"Splash of Color!" Photography Contest

Submissions accepted Tuesday, August 1 - Saturday, August 19

Voting continues through Saturday, September 16

Calling all amateur photographers!  From Tuesday, August 1 through Saturday, August 19, submit your digital photos to ask@pamunkeylibrary.org (one photo per photographer please).  Photos will be posted to the library's Facebook page where folks can like their favorites.

For more information, call or visit the Mechanicsville Branch Library or e-mail ask@pamunkeylibrary.org

 

BINGO!

Friday, September 1, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Ages 3-10. Shout the word and win the prize! 

 

Teen Tuesdays: Movie Matinee

Tuesday, September 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Hang out with your friends and enjoy a movie and pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

PRL Genealogy Club

Thursday, September 7, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Interested in researching your family tree?  Enjoy sharing tips with other researchers?  Need access to research materials or occasional help?  Join us at our Genealogy Club!

 

Friday Playgroup

Friday, September 15, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers.  Socialize with other adults while your children make new friends at our new monthly Friday Playgroup, on the third Friday of each month.

 

Learning Microsoft Word Class

Thursday, September 21, 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.

 

Computer Basics Class

Thursday, October 5, 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.

 

PRL Genealogy Club

Thursday, October 5, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Sharon Hodges, professional genealogist, author, and teacher, shares how to expand our research using inter-library loan (ILL), digitized books, and periodicals!

 

Happy 75th Anniversary PRL!

Saturday, October 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Pamunkey Regional Library with fun activities like our adult storytelling series, "Celebrate the Heart of a Storyteller."

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Teen Tuesdays: Book Title Pictionary

Tuesday, October 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. No drawing skills required! Have fun playing with your friends!

Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Friday Playgroup

Friday, October 20, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers.  Socialize with other adults while your children make new friends at our new monthly Friday Playgroup, on the third Friday of each month.

 

Reading Olympics Read-Aloud

Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Get a jump on your reading as we read selections from titles on the Hanover County Reading Olympics list.  Then we'll ask you questions to help you prepare for competition day.  Call or visit the library for title information.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Superhero BASH!

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

Ages 3 & up. BOOM! WHAM! KAPOW! Celebrate Halloween ComicFest with games, snacks, and crafts dressed as your favorite superhero!  Adults can dress up, too!Don't forget to pick up your free comic book while supplies last.