Powhatan County Public Library
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|Summer Reading Kickoff||6:00 PM Tuesday:||June 4||@ PCPL|
Learn about this year’s summer reading events and prizes and enjoy performances by Powhatan High School’s Show Choir and Drama Club. A pizza dinner will be served courtesy area elementary school PTOs.
See our Summer Reading Program page for more information about the program and our various events.
|Magic Instruction from Magician Mickey (ages 8-12)||3:00 PM Thursday:||June 20||@ PCPL|
|Magic Show for All Ages||6:00 PM Thursday:||June 20||@ PCPL|
|Jonathan the Juggler||6:00 PM Thursday:||June 27||@ PCPL|
|Barefoot Puppets of Richmond (AM)||11:00 AM Thursday:||July 11||@ Flat Rock Elem.|
|Barefoot Puppets of Richmond (PM)||6:00 PM Thursday:||July 11||@ PCPL|
|Metro Richmond Zoo Reptiles||2:00 PM Thursday:||July 18||@ PCPL|
|Summer Reading Finale|
with Nutzy & Nutasha of the Richmond Flying Squirrels
|6:00 PM Thursday:||July 25||@ PCPL|
|Masterpiece Mondays Art Program||2:00 PM Monday:||June 17 - July 29 @ PCPL|
At each session, artists will create artwork inspired by a famous artist or illustrator. For our first Masterpiece Monday, we’ll explore tape resist and splatter techniques inspired by American artist Jackson Pollack. Children ages 5-12 are invited to join us in the Children’s Activity Room for this creative adventure!
|Summer Storytime||10:30 AM Tuesdays:||June 18 - July 30 @ PCPL|
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.
|Music & Movement Storytime||10:30 AM Wednesdays:||June 19 - July 31 @ PCPL|
Bring your little one (aged 0-5) to stretch, sing, dance and explore music with rhythm instruments and stories! Singing and playing through movement develops gross motor, listening and social skills to reinforce early learning concepts. No registration required.
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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.
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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.