Powhatan County Public Library

Library of Virginia's People's Choice Awards

Voting has commenced for the Library of Virginia's 13th Annual People's Choice Awards. The finalists were chosen by Virginia independent booksellers and librarians, but winners will be chosen by votes from the public.

Fiction Finalists

The Fraud by Brad Parks
All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani
The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton
The Jezebel Remedy by Martin Clark
The Fall of Princes by Robert Goolrick

Nonfiction Finalists

Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles by Bert Ashe
Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul Laurie by Jean Cannady
The Great Hound Match of 1905 by Martha Wolfe
Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County by Kristen Green
A Nation of Nations by Tom Gjelten 

Click here to cast your vote!


To everyone who made February’s Black History Month Display and Program a SUCCESS! Because of you, Powhatan Library was awarded the “Better Together Social Capital Award ” by the Virginia Public Library Directors Association.


A special shout-out goes to: Mr. Terry Harris, Mrs. Ruby Turner, Mr. Winfred Taylor, Mr. Abel Harris, Ms. Geri Venable, Dr. Lynn Prince, Sr. Maureen Carroll, and all the Senior Connection Ladies and Gentlemen for helping me get pictures and artifacts and dates 

The display is now in a binder in our Local History Section. Come by and get an up close look at the what was on the walls and extra items that there just wasn’t enough room for on the walls.

Mrs Sara Durrett
Library Clerk


​Powhatan Farmers Market Children's Corner

4 to 6pm the first Thursday of each month -- Flat Rock next to Tractor Supply

May 5 Let's Bet Blooming! Plant flowers to take home.
June 2 Let's Get Fruity! Healthy sundaes - seasonal berries 
July 7 Let's Get Wet! Summer Reading Program starts at 6pm! 
August 4 Let's Get Stamping! Food Art Stamps
September 1 Let's Feed the Birds -- Make winter bird feeders
October  6 Let's Get Carving -- Decorate mini pumpkins

​Junior Maker Hour

Attention all future engineers, architects, and LEGO® enthusiasts!

Come join us every 2nd Saturday at 11am for our Junior Maker Hour.

April 9th, May 14th, June 11th, July 9th and August 13th 2016

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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

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