Powhatan County Public Library

PCPL closed December 23, 24, 31, January 1

astronomy lecture series
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Library for All

Library for All1:00PM Wednesday:Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 14, Dec 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.

Grinch Day

Grinch Day11:00AM - 1:00PM Thursday:Dec 20

Banish your bah-humbug and see if your heart grows three sizes at PCPL's family Grinch party! Themed craft stations and activities will be available throughout the library. Join us as we screen the family classic every 30 minutes during the party.


Our goal is to provide families with opportunities to introduce children to reading and language in a fun and interactive manner. Storytime attendance helps improve and reinforce early literacy skills. No registration required. See our calendar for dates.

Storytime is on hiatus starting December 6th. It will resume January 8th.

Please contact Caroline Shoenthal, cshoenthal@powhatanlibrary.net with questions regarding children’s programs.

Sit, Stay and Read 6:30pm January 7

Sit, Stay & Read6:30PM Monday:Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6

Snuggle up with a book and a furry friend. Dogs are great listeners and can help children build their reading confidence and improve their literacy skills. Children in grades 1-6 are invited to spend 10 minutes practicing reading aloud to Graham, a certified therapy dog.

Advance registration required for each session. Register online here.

Astronomy Lecture Series 6:30pm January 14

Astronomy Lecture Series6:30PM Monday:Jan 14, Feb 11

The Richmond Astronomical Society will present four astronomy lectures with telescope viewing afterward (weather permitting). The lectures are free and open to the public. No registration required.

Book a Librarian ServiceBook a Librarian

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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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.

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

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