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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 5 to Friday, May 8.

There will be no Storytime the week of April 6-10.

 

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

 

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

 

Friends of the Mechanicsville Library Spring Book Sale

Friday, May 1, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Great selection of hardcovers, paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks and much more.  Your purchases help support Library programs!

 

Start Your Own Business

Monday, May 4 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Want to start your own business but you're not sure where to begin? Join experienced business owner and SCORE advisor Glen Sink. He'll discuss business planning and how your business will make money.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Build a Balloon Workshop

Saturday, May 9, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 8-10. Learn the art of balloon twisting with RVA Balloons! Puppies and flowers and swords, oh my! Twist your own fun balloon creations using ultra-skinny balloons for smaller hands and customize them with sharpie art and stickers. Parents are invited to participate in the workshop with their children! Sign-ups requested.

 

Outdoor Games 4 Teens

Thursday, May 14, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages 13-18. Bring your friends and challenge them to outdoor favorites like cornhole and ladder ball or indoor favorites like checkers and chess. We're bringing them all outside. If it rains, we'll just slide inside. Let the games begin!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Ice Cream Social

Saturday June 6, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Make your very own ice cream sundae and sign up for the Summer Reading Program.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Death by Chocolate

Monday, June 15, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Calling all chocolate lovers! Join us for tastings, trivia, prizes, and more! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Forensics with the Hanover County Sheriff's Dept.

Saturday, June 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Ages 9-16. Find out more about the Hanover County Sheriff’s Dept. Explorer program and do a fingerprint activity.

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, June 23, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Bring your favorite snuggly friend for a special Storytime.  PJs & slippers are great!

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

 

Zoo Pro Adventures

Monday, June 29, 1:00 p.m.

Walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures! Learn about interesting animals, what makes them special, and where they live. Meet and greet lots of furry and scaly friends.