Powhatan County Public Library

COVID-19 Hours: 10am - 4pm Monday-Thursday, and Saturday. Closed Friday and Sunday.  Library WiFi and e-branch resources are available 24/7. 

All returned items will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being checked in which impacts when they are removed from the patron account. Fines are being waived due to the quarantine measures.  If the quarantine impacts your ability to place holds or access e-resources, please contact us.

For assistance, please use the chat box in the lower right corner of the webpage; call 804-598-5670, or email us at library@powhatanlibrary.net. Thank you for your continued patience as we work to provide library service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Beginning July 31 PCPL will be open 10am-4pm Mon - Thurs and Sat. PCPL will be closed Fri and Sun.
Beginning June 15 PCPL presents the Books to Go Service. Contactless pickup. Just play your holds on
Due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions and concerns, the AARP Powhatan Tax-Aide in-person tax assis
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Count me! in Powhatan the United States 2020 Census
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GED classes

GED Classes

The Capital Region Adult Education Program is offering free virtual learning opportunities this fall beginning the week of September 21. Students interested in enrolling in classes should call 804-780-6039.

The Capital Region Adult Education Program provides classes to prepare individuals in need of a GED® or basic math, reading, computer and workforce skills.

See this flyer for the fall schedule and more information.

The AARP Tax-Aide service is suspended for the remainder of 2020

AARP Tax-Aide Service is suspended for the remainder of 2020

Due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions and concerns, the AARP Powhatan Tax-Aide in-person tax assistance program offered at the Powhatan County Public Library will not reopen this tax season which ends July 15.

If you are still in need of assistance, AARP Tax-Aide is providing access to selected tax preparation software so taxpayers can prepare and file their own tax returns at no cost.

Log onto aarpfoundation.org and click eligibility requirements to see the options.

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Need help finding the next step in your career?   

Virginia Career Works – Capital Region is here to help through their new Career Services Portal.  This program is designed for job seekers to access Virginia Career Works services remotely.   

They provide many services to job seekers including: 

➢ One-on-one assistance with resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
➢ Assistance with completing employment applications
➢ Career counseling
➢ Development of an individual employment plan
➢ In-depth interviewing skills development
➢ Career and skills testing
➢ Occupational skills training, on-the-job training, job readiness training
➢ Referrals to specialized services 

How can you get started? 

Visit www.vcwcapital.com/orientation for more about their services and get started down the path towards your next step.

US Census 2020

Respond to the 2020 Census today!

The 2020 Census has started, and it’s your chance to shape the future for yourself, your family, and your community. Information collected in the census informs how billions of dollars in federal funding are distributed to states and communities each year.

Census data impacts funding for things like:

› Education programs and grants
› Public transportation
› Medicare and Medicaid
› Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
› Libraries
› Community centers
› School meal programs
› Parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities

You can respond online, by phone, or by mail. Regardless of how you choose to respond, your information will be kept confidential.

Visit 2020CENSUS.GOV to respond to the census today

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Would you like to hear about the many exciting bestsellers, movie and audiobooks almost the very moment they arrive at the library? Then sign up for Wowbrary’s weekly emails here: www.wowbrary.com It’s a free service.

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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
For more information on library programs please contact the library at 804-598-5670 or via email, library@powhatanlibrary.net.