Powhatan County Public Library
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|Make an appointment online with AARP Tax Help|
As you may have seen in the Powhatan Today, AARP Tax Help is moving to online appointment scheduling. Click here to schedule your appointment. Please remember to bring last year’s tax return, and social security card and photo ID for everyone on the tax return.
Volunteers will be at the library January 24 and 31 to help sign up for appointments. Only the first few weeks are currently available for appointments, but more will open up as the tax season progresses.
If you are filing your own taxes and are looking for the state and federal forms, please see our Tax Resources page.
|E-Books Made Easy||11:00 AM Thursdays:||Jan 16, 23 & 30|
Not sure what to do with the fancy tablet or e-reader you got for Christmas? Bring it in and we will teach you how to check out e-books and e-audiobooks from PCPL’s digital collection using Overdrive’s Libby app. For the best classroom experience we recommend that attendees have a library card in good standing in order to check out e-books on their device during the session.
|Keep Calm & Carry Yarn||10:00 AM Fridays:||Jan 24 & 31|
Calling all knitters, crocheters, needle workers, and other fans of fiber arts! Bring your current project to our small meeting room and share tips, ideas and company with other local crafters while you work. No registration is required and drop-ins are welcome.
|Lego Club||3:00 PM Mondays:||Jan 13 & 27|
Show off your creativity and building skills at Lego Club. Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in the children’s activity room of the library for this after-school building adventure. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required. Caregivers must remain in the library during this program. Lego club members may work on their own, or build as a team. We provide the legos. You provide the creativity!
|Take 2 Tuesday Movie||11:00 AM Tuesday:||Jan 28|
Sip tea and enjoy some sweet British treats while you view this beautiful film on the big screen. The Crawley family is preparing for an official royal visit to their family house in Yorkshire in 1927. They experience physical, social, and psychological upheavals as King George V, Queen Mary, and their royal entourage descend on the mansion. This film is rated PG and run time is 122 minutes.
|Monday Night Mystery Book Club||6:00 PM Monday:||Feb 3|
Join us for our new Monday Night Mystery Book Club. We’ll meet on the first Monday of each month at 6PM – 7 PM in the Library’s small conference room. At our kickoff session on January 6, we’ll discuss potential titles for future discussions.
|Family Playdate||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday:||Feb 7|
Stop by the library for a playdate with the library’s toy collection. At our playdates, we offer toys and learning activities for children. There’s also coffee and company for the caregivers. For children ages 0-6 and their caregivers.
|Library for All||1:00 PM Thursday:||Jan 16|
Each month, join Library for All, a club designed for disabled adults and their caregivers. Caregivers must remain with attendees during the program.
|Family Storytime||10:30 AM Tuesdays:||Jan 14, 21 & 28|
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.
|Teen Tuesdays||4:00 - 5:00 PM Tuesdays:||Jan 14, 21 & 28|
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.
|Music & Movement||10:30 AM Wednesdays:||Jan 15, 22 & 29|
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.
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.