Powhatan County Public Library
Due to COVID-19-related safety measures, the Library will be open for limited hours and occupancy, Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Books to Go and Curbside Print services will also continue to be available; however, once the building reopens, the pickup stations will move to the Library atrium.
During this time, the Library meeting rooms are unavailable until further notice.
Library staff will continue to be available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to provide service and support to patrons. Library programs will remain online at this time.
Please see our press release for full details on the reopening.
Library WiFi and e-branch resources are available 24/7. For Library assistance, please use the chat box in the lower right corner of the webpage; call 804-598-5670, or email us at email@example.com.
Due to the COVID-19 emergency declared by Governor Northam on March 12, 2020, the July 8, 2020 meeting will be held electronically in accordance with §2.2-3708.2 of the Code of Virginia. For meeting access information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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.
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.
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
› 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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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.