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Upcoming Virtual Programs at Pamunkey Regional Library

News Release – February 16, 2021

***For Immediate Release***

 

Upcoming Virtual Programs at Pamunkey Regional Library

 

Virtual Programs on Zoom

 

Parachute Play

Wednesday, March 10, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Ages: 8 years old & up. Let's engineer some parachutes!  Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7527602 for a supply list and to register. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org

 

Atlee Virtual Book Club

Wednesday, March 10, 11:00 a.m. - noon

This month’s selection is “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn. You can pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk, via curbside at the Atlee Branch Library, or check out on hoopla and OverDrive. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7438285. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Werewolf for Teens

Friday, March 12, 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Ages 11-18. Play a game of Werewolf! Participants will be assigned a role each round. Determine who the Werewolf is before all the villagers are gone and you win!  Register at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7541153. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

UKW Virtual Book Club

Saturday, March 13, 11:00 a.m. - noon

This month’s selection is “Rebecca” by Daphne DuMaurier. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7547067. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Kids' Lego Club

Friday, March 19 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Grades K-5. Meet other Lego fans and talk about your current creations. You can show off what you’ve made and ask questions, too! Registration required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7527584This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Teen Trivia Night

Tuesday, March 23, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Grades 7 & up. Have a pencil and paper ready to answer questions and get ready to use your knowledge for trivia night! Registration required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7541876This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Ashland Museum History Talk

Thursday, March 25, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Kate Chenery Tweedy, daughter of Secretariat’s owner-manager Penny Chenery and granddaughter of breeder Christopher Chenery shares stories of visiting her grandfather’s farm, The Meadow, and watching his thoroughbreds, including Secretariat, race at tracks throughout the northeast.
Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7438285. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

CoderDojo Workshop

Saturday, March 27, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ages 8 & up. Learn how to develop logic-based coding skills and use creative problem-solving with Scratch. Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7535862 to sign up. This program is hosted on Discord.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

On Demand Videos

 

How-to for Social Media

Premieres Thursday, March 4 – March 25

Have you been thinking about joining social media to stay in touch with family and friends or explore the world around you? Join us for weekly detailed, step-by-step presentations about what each platform is, how to make an account, basic tips on how to use it, and more.  Starting March 4, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prladults to see the videos.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Storytime for Grownups

Premieres Wednesday, March 10

Storytime is not just for kids!  If you like to be read to, join us for a reading of "Galapago" from the collection Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine, a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award. Starting March 10, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prladults to see the video.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Kitchen Close-ups: Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Premieres Friday, March 5

Ages 3 & up with adult. Learn to make some quick and easy, no-bake, peanut butter oatmeal energy balls for a great afternoon snack. Starting March 5, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlchildrens to see the video. 

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Edible Gardening

Premieres Wednesday, March 17

Ages 3 & up w/adult. Enjoy a reading of the book Bunny Built by Michael Slack and learn how to make an edible garden. Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7535717 for a list of supplies.  Starting March 17, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlchildrens to see the video. 

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Poetry Break

Premieres Wednesday, March 17

Take a break and visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prladults starting March 17 for monthly poems to uplift and inspire you. This month’s theme is “Contrasting Perspectives/Forces.”  

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Take & Make: Learn Your Zodiac

Premiere and pickup starting on Friday, March 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Ages 12 & up. Pick up a Zodiac bookmark at the Mechanicsville Branch Library at 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place and watch a video to learn all about Zodiac signs. *while supplies last* Starting March 19, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlteens to see the video. 

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Day in the Life: Archaeologist

Premieres Monday, March 22

All ages. Have you ever wondered what archaeologists do every day? Watch our newest “Day in the Life” series episode to hear all about the role of archaeologists. Starting March 22, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlteens to see the video. 

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Cooking Class: Global Feast

Premieres Thursday, March 25

Ages 12 & up w/adult. Celebrate International Waffle Day by learning to make Belgian waffles! Find your ingredient and tools list at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7535923. Starting March 25, go to https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlteens to see the video. 

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

 

Take & Makes

 

Paper Clovers

Pickup starting on Monday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m.

This month's take & make craft for adults is paper clovers. Starting March 1, stop by the Cochrane Rockville Branch Library at 16600 Pouncey Tract Road to pick up your kit, while supplies last.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Dissecting Owl Pellets

Pickup starting on Monday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m.

Ages 6 and up with adult.

Join us in this fun, interactive program as we dissect owl pellets to find what remains of an owl’s prey. Watch along or grab an Owl Pellet kit starting March 1 at the King & Queen Branch Library and follow along to the video. *pellets have been heat treated for sanitation and are not meant for young children under age 3; limited supplies, while supplies last*

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Kids Virtual Escape Room

March 1-14

Ages 8 & up. Do you like solving mysteries? Do you like puzzles? Enjoy this digital escape room for kids! Starting March 1, go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7536099 to access the escape room link.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Friday Arts & Crafts

Pickup starting on Friday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m.

This month's take & make craft for adults is a cork and wire photo holder with detailed instructions included. Starting March 5, stop by the Mechanicsville Branch Library at 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place to pick up your kit while supplies last.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

Poetry Contest

March 15 – April 9

Enter at https://tinyurl.com/prlpoetrycontest. Categories for all ages! Winning poems will be read on “Poetry Break with Elizabeth,” premiering April 21 on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

How to Make Paper Flowers

Premiere and pickup starting on Monday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m.

Ages: 12 & up w/adult.

Learn how to make a variety of paper flowers and how to display them this spring. Kit materials may be picked up at the Upper King William Branch, while supplies last. Go to

https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7536814 for templates and a supply list if you can’t get a kit.

For more information or if you have a special physical or communication need, please contact ask@pamunkeylibrary.org.

 

 

Submitted by:

Carolyn Garner, Librarian

cgarner@pamunkeylibrary.org

804-365-6214

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