Powhatan County Public Library

2016 Mini Maker Festival

The Powhatan County Public Library is pleased to announce the second annual Maker Festival, which will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at the library.  We are looking for volunteers to help and no experience is necessary, just a desire to participate and be a “co-learner” in this fun filled day.

The family friendly festival will be focusing on “STEAM” activities, arts, crafts, science and technology.  

All activities are FREE. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore your talents and inventions.  Save the date and mark your calendar now, for Saturday, February 27th, at the Powhatan County Public Library, 2270 Mann Road, located in Fighting Creek Park.  For more information, please contact the Powhatan Extension office 598-5640 or the library at 598-5670.

Black History Month: A Local Perspective2016blackhistoryflyer_sm

Come share your story of being African American and living in Powhatan.

Whether you’ve lived in Powhatan your whole life or you just moved into the county last week, you are an important part of Powhatan’s history and we want to hear your stories.

Date:  February 29, 2016
Time:  11am
Place:  Powhatan County Public Library
Large Conference Room
2270 Mann Road, Powhatan VA  23139

Monday Movies for Seniors

The February movie will be a special event in honor of Black History Month. See the above entry titled "Black History Month: A Local Perspective" for more information.

February 29th
in the
 Large Meeting Room
11 am to 1:30 pm

For additional information contact the library at 598-5670 or email sdurrett@powhatanlibrary.net.

 2015  2016
September 28th February 2nd
October 26th February 29th *
November 30th March 28th
December 28th  April 25th

* Special program for Black History Month.

Financial Workshops
Edward Jones' Financial Advisor, Edward Velasquez will be presenting a series of financial workshops for the Powhatan community in 2016.
The Workshops will all take place at the Powhatan County Public Library in the Large Conference Room.
To reserve a space for yourself and a guest please call 804-897-1127.
Rules of the Road
February 4th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected
February 11th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts
February 18th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Focus on Fixed Income
March 3rd, 2016 at 6:00 pm

An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds
March 10th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Retirement by Design
March 17th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Tax-free Investing

March 24th, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Preparing Your Estate Plan
March 31st, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Powhatan Handcraft Group

Every Tuesday from 3-5PM in the Large Meeting Room beginning October 6th
Whether you enjoy knitting, needlepoint, crocheting, beading, rug hooking, punch needle or cross stitch, embroidery, check out the weekly meeting at the Powhatan County Public Library.

Handcrafters of all ages and experience levels welcome.

Free to all ages. No registration.
Please bring your project in progress.

For more information contact Marianne Hill at 598-5670 or mhill@powhatanlibrary.net

Senior Social BINGO!

BINGO is back for the autumn! The first date is September 21st from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. We will have some cookies and coffee, but participants are free to bring their own lunch. Here is our upcoming schedule:

 2015  2016
 September 21st  January 11th
 October 19th  February 8th
 November 16th  March 21st
 December 14th  April 18th
   May 16th

  1. Services
  2. History
  3. Information
  4. Forms
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
You will have access to high-speed Internet and reputable electronic databases. Our wireless network allows you quick access from your own laptop.

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

Other Services
  • Fax or copier service
  • Proctoring for independent study exams