Powhatan County Public Library
To limit the spread of COVID-19, Powhatan County Public Library is providing contactless library service. Our building is temporarily closed to the public.
During this time, we continue to provide a variety of services such as Books to Go, Curbside Print, and more.For Books to Go, call 598-5670 or place holds online. Curbside print requests may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. The following locations are within 25 miles of Powhatan County.
|Goochland Cares VITA|
2999 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
|Feb. 8 - Apr. 14, 2021||Goochland residents only|
|Richmond DSS @ Southwood Resource Center|
1742 Clarkson Road
Richmond, VA 23224
|Feb. 9 - Apr. 7, 2021||Appointment required|
For more tax resources, see our Business, Finance & Tax page.
The Capital Region Adult Education Program is offering free virtual learning opportunities this fall beginning the week of September 21. Students interested in enrolling in classes should call 804-780-6039.
The Capital Region Adult Education Program provides classes to prepare individuals in need of a GED® or basic math, reading, computer and workforce skills.
See this flyer for the fall schedule and more information.
Need help finding the next step in your career?
Virginia Career Works – Capital Region is here to help through their new Career Services Portal. This program is designed for job seekers to access Virginia Career Works services remotely.
They provide many services to job seekers including:
➢ One-on-one assistance with resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
➢ Assistance with completing employment applications
➢ Career counseling
➢ Development of an individual employment plan
➢ In-depth interviewing skills development
➢ Career and skills testing
➢ Occupational skills training, on-the-job training, job readiness training
➢ Referrals to specialized services
How can you get started?
Visit www.vcwcapital.com/orientation for more about their services and get started down the path towards your next step.
Would you like to hear about the many exciting bestsellers, movie and audiobooks almost the very moment they arrive at the library? Then sign up for Wowbrary’s weekly emails here: www.wowbrary.com It’s a free service.
Stop by the library and fill out a card application. Then explore the 54,000 titles we have to offer, in book, audio or video formats. If we don't have what you want, we can usually get it.
Access high-speed Internet, wi-fi and e-database information.
Bring the kids for fun-filled story times and sign up early for our summer reading program.
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Powhatan County Public Library was established on May 9, 1988. The current library building was constructed in 2001 and dedicated on November 3, 2001. The library is a department of the Powhatan County government.
The purpose of the library is to acquire, organize, provide access and offer guidance to a broad range of information, materials, and services. Primarily, this mission is to help fulfill the intellectual, educational, social, cultural, community, and recreational needs of all people in the County.
The library is locally funded through a revenue appropriation made by the Board of Supervisors of Powhatan County, Virginia. The Library also receives state aid funding from the Library of Virginia.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is appointed by and reports to the Board of Supervisors. The director reports to the governing body, the Board of Trustees, and in an advisory capacity to the County Administrator.
Regular meetings of the trustees are held the second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.