Powhatan County Public Library
|Library for All||1:00PM 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||11:00AM - 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, firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding children’s programs.
|Sit, Stay & Read||6:30PM 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 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 Service
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.