Powhatan County Public Library

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Family Storytime Tuesdays at 10:30 AM September 10 through November 19 Join us for a story and a fun
Teen Tuesdays. Earn volunteer hours at PCPL's Teen Advisory Creative Organization every Tuesday a
Music and Movement Wednesdays at 10:30 am from September 11 to November 20
Bingo on October 7 and December 9 at 11:00 am in the large conference room
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Sit, Stay & Read6:30 PM Monday:Dec. 2

Readers grades 1-6 are invited to spend time reading aloud to Graham, a certified therapy dog. Dogs are great listeners, and reading aloud can help children grow in confidence and reading fluency. 


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Holiday Open House6:30 PM Friday:Dec. 6

Join us for our after hours Holiday Open House as the Library staff wishes the Powhatan Community Happy Holidays! Take a photo with Santa, stop by the craft tables for children and enjoy some cookies and cocoa. The Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardeners will also be holding a holiday greenery workshop. Please see entry below for details.


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Holiday Greenery Workshop6:30 PM Friday:Dec. 6

Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardener volunteers will demonstrate how natural materials can add a fresh look to your holiday décor. Participants will learn about various types of greenery and how to use them. Fresh cut greens, grapevine wreath, wire and ribbons provided. Wear casual clothes and bring pruning shears and gloves. Bring any decorating materials you'd like to personalize your wreath with. Space is limited - Pre-registration required! Click here to register online.


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BINGO11:00 AM Monday:Dec. 9

Bingo is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and everyone is invited to join in on the fun. Coffee and light refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Powhatan Friends of the Library. Players are also welcome to bring their own lunch. Join us to make new friends, win prizes and have a good time at the library!


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Gingerbread Day2:00 PM Thursday:Dec. 19

This hilarious retelling was Inspired by the classic tale of The Little Red Hen. Barefoot Puppet Theatre’s original puppets, innovative staging and surprise ending are seasoned with liberal dashes of Dr. Seuss, the Bremen Town Musicians and The Fox and The Hen. This family friendly performance runs approximately 45 minutes. We'll follow up the puppet fun with some gingerbread decorating.


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Family Storytime10:30 AM Tuesdays:Sept. 10 - Nov. 19

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime designed to introduce children to reading and language. Storytime is a great way to reinforce early literacy skills.


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Teen Tuesdays4:00 - 5:00 PM Tuesdays:Sept. 10 - Nov. 19

Make a difference at your library with our Teen Advisory Organization at Teen Tuesday. Help plan and run teen programs, create library displays, suggest YA books and earn volunteer hours. Refreshments provided. Grades 6-12 welcome.


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Music & Movement10:30 AM Wednesdays:Sept. 11 - Nov. 20

At this active storytime for ages 0-5, we’ll stretch, sing, dance and explore music with rhythm instruments and stories! Singing and playing through movement is a fun way to develop gross motor, listening and social skills to reinforce early learning concepts.


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Library for All1:00 PM Thursday:Nov 14

Each month, join Library for All, PCPL's club designed for disabled adults and their caregivers. Each hour-long meeting offers a brief group discussion; a focused group activity or tour; and a craft or game. Caregivers must remain with attendees during the program.  


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Services


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.

Internet Access


Access high-speed Internet, wi-fi and e-database information. 

Programs


Bring the kids for fun-filled story times and sign up early for our summer reading program.

Other Services


  • Printer and scanner
  • Fax
  • Copier
  • Proctoring
For more information on library programs please contact Whitney Berriman, Powhatan County Public Library at 804-598-5670 x3401 or via email, wberriman@powhatanlibrary.net.