Powhatan County Public Library
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|Take 2 Tuesday Movie||11:00 AM Tuesday:||May 28|
Join us on the fourth Tuesday of the month to enjoy a good movie. All from the community are welcome to attend; however, please note each movie’s rating. Some material may be inappropriate for children. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Powhatan Library.
A horse trainer trying to reconstruct his bond with his daughter buys an injured horse he thinks deserves a second chance. Unfortunately, the father soon realizes that this decision has the domino effect on his personal life and his business. Inspired by a true story that shows us impossible dreams do have a way of working out. This movie is rated PG and has a runtime of 106 minutes.
|Summer Reading Kickoff||6:00 PM Tuesday:||June 4||@ PCPL|
Learn about this year's Summer Reading events and prizes, and enjoy a performance by the Powhatan High School Show Choir.
|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|
|Family Storytime||10:30 AM Tuesdays:||May 7, 14, 21, 28|
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.
After May 28th Family Storytime will be on break until June 18th.
|Music & Movement Storytime||10:30 AM Wednesdays:||May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29|
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.
After May 29th Music and Movement Storytime will be on break until June 19th.
|Masterpiece Mondays Art Program||2:00 PM Monday:||June 17 - July 29|
Discuss a famous artist or illustrator and create some art! Join us as we explore printmaking, watercolors, collage and other art forms showcased in picture books.
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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.
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.
Access high-speed Internet, wi-fi and e-database information.
Bring the kids for fun-filled story times and sign up early for our summer reading program.
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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.