Powhatan County Public Library

To register your children for the Summer Reading Program, please follow this link: 
https://powhatan.readvirginia.org. Books may be logged into the site until the end of August.

Enter for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!

Why should kids have all the fun? PCPL parents, grandparents, caregivers, and other adults are encouraged to join the kids to celebrate summer reading, too!

Register at the Circulation Desk to claim your entry prize. Then, over the summer as you read books and magazines, ask a librarian for an entry form to enter the July & August drawings. Put your name & phone number on the entry form and drop it in the box. Our July prize is a Friends of the Library tote bag. The grand prize drawing for the Kindle Fire will be held in August.

One entry form per item read -- audiobooks & e-books count, too. The more you read, the more times you can enter!

Remember to stop by to visit us at the Powhatan Farmers Market @4PM-7PM on the first Thursday of the month at West Chester Commons. We're offering mobile book drop service during our market visits so you can return your library books to us. Plus, we'll have new items available for checkout! Hope to see you there!

Book a Librarian ServiceTech Doggo

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.


If you enjoy knitting, needlepoint, crocheting, beading, rug hooking, punch needle or cross stitch, then we hope you'll join our weekly meeting at the Powhatan County Public Library. Handcrafters of all ages and experience levels welcome.

Please note that no craft will be provided . Bring your project in progress. For more information contact Marianne Hill at 598-5670 or mhill@powhatanlibrary.net.

Literati Homework Help

Homework Help offers live teachers who can assist students in 3rd - 12th grade with Math, Science, Writing and SAT Prep. Accessible after school in the library or at home with a library card. Login to Literati and look for the words "Homework Help" on the home screen.

Homework Help is available during the school year Monday - Thursday 3:00PM - 9:00PM, and on Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM. Homework Help is not available on major holidays.

For more information on library programs please contact Whitney Berriman, Powhatan Public Library at 804-598-5670 x3412 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.

Internet Access

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.

Other Services

  • Printer and scanner
  • Fax
  • Copier
  • Proctoring