Local libraries announce ‘Dig into Reading!’ program, Storytimes

Families are invited to take part in the 2013 Summer Reading Program at all branches now through Aug. 17. Children can join “Dig into Reading!” while our teen program is “Beneath the Surface.” Adults may join “@ the Library.” Weekly drawings for paperbacks will be held. Many exciting, free programs for families will be taking place at the library. For more information about the Summer Reading Program, please call or visit your local branch library or e-mail ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

NOTE: All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed Thursday July 4.

 

Ashland Branch Library

Genealogy Workshop Monday, July 1 at 9 a.m. Find out how to start researching your family tree using our genealogy databases, Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest. You must call (804) 798-4072 to sign up for this class.

Learning Microsoft Word Monday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call (804) 798-4072 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

How to Borrow eBooks Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library? We’ll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles. Call (804) 798-4072 to register for this class.

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Wednesday, July 10 at 4 p.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

Just Duct Tape It! Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Ages 11-18. Make a cool craft with duct tape. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Movie Time Monday Monday, July 15 at 3 p.m. Cool off with a fun movie at the library! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

Storytimes Monday, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; Mother Goose Storytime 10 a.m. up to 24 months w/adult. Family Storytime 11 a.m. All ages. Tuesday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30; Toddler Storytime 10 a.m. Age: 2 years old w/adult. Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old.

Call (804) 798-4072 or visit the library at 201 S. Railroad Ave. for more information.

 

Atlee Branch Library

Morning Movie Monday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. Dig a great all ages movie at the library. Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Wednesday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

How to Borrow eBooks Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Do you have an eReader, smartphone, tablet, or laptop and want to get eBooks and audiobooks from the library? We’ll show you how to use OverDrive to find, checkout, and download your favorite titles. Call (804) 559-0654 to register for this class.

Pajama Storytime Monday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. Bring your favorite snuggly friend and joins us for a special evening Storytime. PJs & slippers are great, too!

Storytimes Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31; Mother Goose Storytime 10 a.m.; Ages 6-24 months w/adult. Toddler Storytime 10:45 a.m.; Age: 2 years old w/adult. Preschool Storytime 11:15 a.m.; Ages 3-5 years old. Thursdays, July 11, 18, and 25; Mother Goose Storytime 10 a.m.; Ages 6-24 months w/adult. Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.; All ages. Preschool Storytime 11:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old.

For more information, call (804) 559-0654 or visit the library at 9161 Atlee Road.

 

Hanover Branch Library

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Wednesday, July 10 at 11 a.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

Storytimes Fridays, July 5, 12, 19, and 26; Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.; All ages.

For more information, call (804) 365-6210 or visit the library at 7527 Library Drive.

 

Mechanicsville Branch Library

Family Movie Matinee Monday, July 1 at 3 p.m. See a cool family movie on the big screen!

Teen Movie & Pizza Night Monday, July 1 at 5 p.m. See a fun movie on the big screen with your friends! Pizza provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

Learning Microsoft Word Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m. Learn how to format, edit, and save documents in Word. You must call (804) 746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

Computer Basics I Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Learn the parts of the computer, how to use a mouse, and try out some basic computer tasks. You must call (804) 746-9615 or visit the library to sign up for this class.

LEGO Block Party & Movie Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m. Ages 3-10. Let your imagination go wild with our LEGOs, followed by a LEGO-themed movie. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

Storytimes Tuesday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30; Mother Goose Storytime 10 a.m.; Ages: 6-24 months w/adult. Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.; Ages 3-5 years old. Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.; All ages. Family Storytime 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31; Toddler Storytime 10 a.m.; Age: 2 years old w/adult. Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.; Ages 3-5 years old. Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.; All ages. Thursdays, July 11, 18, and 25; Toddler Storytime 10 a.m.; Age: 2 years old w/adult. Preschool Storytime 10:45 a.m.; Ages 3-5 years old. Family Storytime 11:15 a.m.; All ages.

For more information, call (804) 746-9615 or visit the library at 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place.

 

Montpelier Branch Library

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Monday, July 8 at 1 p.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

Fun in the Sand Friday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. Ages 3-10. Explore different ways of using sand to create art. Happy Hobbits Friday, July 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dress as your favorite character from “The Hobbit” and enjoy games. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.

Incredible Insects! Tuesday, July 23 at 3 p.m. What’s the difference between an insect and a spider? How do you tell insects apart? What do insects like for lunch? Learn about the lives of insects & meet some live ones at this fun program presented by the Virginia Living Museum.

Storytimes Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31; Mother Goose 9:15 a.m.; Ages 6-24 months w/adult. Preschool Storytime 10 a.m. Ages 3-5. Toddler Storytime 11 a.m.; 2 year olds w/ adult.

For more information, call (804) 883-7116 or visit the library at 17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane. 

 

Cochrane Rockville Branch Library

“Beneath the Surface” Teen Movie & Pizza Night Tuesday, July 2 at 5:30 p.m. Go on an unexpected journey at the library with your friends. Pizza provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Friday Family Film Festival Friday, July 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 1 p.m.; See a great family movie on the big screen.

“Dig into Reading!” with Magician Rob Wescott Monday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Rob Wescott is an award-winning, professional comedic magician. He features popular children’s books promoted through wonderful magic, puppetry, and audience participation.

Cake Decorating Divas Tuesday, July 9 at 7 p.m. Ages 18 & up. Try your hand at creating stars, shells, scrolls, and spectacular roses, even if you don’t know a pastry bag from a handbag. You can create a fabulous cake! You must call (804) 749-3146 to sign up for this class.

Amazing Alpaca Adventures Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. Meet some unique and wonderful creatures from the Rockville Alpaca Farm and make a fun craft with their wool.

Incredible Insects! Tuesday, July 23 at 1 p.m. What’s the difference between an insect and a spider? How do you tell insects apart? What do insects like for lunch? Learn about the lives of insects & meet some live ones at this fun program presented by the Virginia Living Museum.

Explore UR Worldz with Geocaching Tuesday, July 30 at 7 p.m. Ages 11-18. Discover hidden treasures in your own neighborhood and around the world. Decipher secret codes, search for clues, and hunt for relics, too! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Storytimes Fridays, July 5, 12, 19, and 26; Toddler Storytime 10:15 a.m.; Age: 2 years old w/adult. Family Storytime 10:45 a.m.; All ages.

For more information, call (804) 749-3146 or visit the library at 16600 Pouncey Tract Road.

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:41 am