Powhatan County Public Library

September 2019 Newsletter Click here to view PCPL's upcoming programs and events
Family Storytime Tuesdays at 10:30 AM September 10 through November 19 Join us for a story and a fun
Teen Advisory Creative Organization meets Tuesdays 4-5PM from September 10 to November 19
Music and Movement Wednesdays at 10:30 am from September 11 to November 20
First Friday Playdate on Friday September 6 from 10 am to 12 pm
Meet Graham at Sit, Stay and Read October 7 at 6:30pm
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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.


TACO Teens4:00 - 5:00 PM Tuesdays:Sept. 10 - Nov. 19

Make a difference at your library with TACO (Teen Advisory Creative Organization). Help plan and run teen programs, create library displays and suggest YA books. Refreshments provided. Grades 6-12 welcome.


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.


Library for All1:00 PM Thursday:Sept 19

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.  


Take 2 Tuesday11:00  AM Tuesday:Sept 24

We kick off our Take 2 Tuesday series in September with the film that won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and for Best Supporting Actor (Ali) at the 91st Academy Awards. Viggo Mortenson plays a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver for an African-American jazz pianist, played by Mahershala Ali. The two embark on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South in this tale of unlikely friendship. Rated PG-13. Run time 130 minutes.

The film will be shown on Tuesday, September 24th at 11:00 AM in the Library’s Meeting Room. Refreshments are provided, courtesy of the Friends of the Powhatan Library.


Computer Basics1:00 PM Wednesday:Sept 25

Want to learn about computers and don’t know where to start? PCPL is offering a computer class for those with no prior knowledge of computers who want to get their toes wet. We will learn how to use a mouse and navigate around a Windows PC. Future classes will build on this knowledge.

Class space is limited so sign up at the front desk.


BINGO11:00 AM Monday:Oct 7

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!


Sit, Stay & Read6:30 PM Monday:Oct 7

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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Schedule a one-hour appointment with a librarian to assist you with dedicated technology 
assistance.  To book an appointment stop by or call the library at 804-598-5670 or by fill out this online request form.

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.
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