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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Upcoming Virtual Programs at Pamunkey Regional Library

News Release – March16, 2021

***For Immediate Release***


Upcoming Virtual Programs at Pamunkey Regional Library


Virtual Programs on Zoom


Parachute Play

Tuesday, April 6, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Ages: 8 years old & up. Let's engineer some parachutes!  Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7611951 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. If you don’t receive your reminder email on Monday, April 5, please contact the library.

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


Family Trivia Night

Friday April 9, 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Grades 2-5 with family. Have a pencil and paper ready to answer questions and get ready to use your knowledge for trivia night! Fun for the whole family. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7602080. This virtual program is hosted through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email registered 1 day before the event occurs. If you don't receive your reminder email on Thursday, April 8, please contact the library.

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


Vegetable Garden Planning & Planting

Saturday, April 10, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Learn about designing and planting a vegetable garden, including basics of soil, location, planning, planting, etc. Presented by Kaz Mock, Master Gardener, Goochland Powhatan Master Gardener Association. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7608132. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email registered 1 day before the event occurs. If you don't receive your reminder email on Friday, April 9, please contact the library.

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


Foundations of Investing

Monday, April 12, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Building your investor IQ starts with understanding the basics. Whether you are new to investing or need a refresher, the Foundations of Investing presentation will help you learn about: the importance of developing a strategy, the impact of asset allocation, and the influence of inflation on your long-term goals. Presenter: Kevin M Patterson, AAMS, Financial Advisor.  Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7612705. This virtual program is hosted through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email registered 1 day before the event occurs. If you don't receive your reminder email on Sunday, April 11, please contact the library.

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


Teen Mindfulness

Tuesday, April 13, 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Ages 12 & up. De-stress with other teens and enjoy some calming activities through mindfulness techniques. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7602151.

This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email registered 1 day before the event occurs. If you don't receive your reminder email on Monday, April 12, please contact the library.

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


Atlee Virtual Book Club

Wednesday, April 14, 11:00 a.m. - noon

This month’s selection is “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Richardson

Place a hold on your copy today or check it out on hoopla or OverDrive. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7607988. 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.

If you don’t receive your reminder email on Tuesday, April 13, please contact the library.

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


Kids' Lego Club

Friday, April 16, 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/7584200.

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. Contact the library if you don’t get your reminder email on Thursday, April 15.

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


Water and You: What Is the Water Cycle?

Thursday, April 22, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Presented by Brian McGurk, Virginia Master Naturalist. Did you realize you are an important part of the water cycle?  Where does the water around (and within) us come from? Where does it go? What can you do to help the Water Cycle work well for everyone? Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7613701. This virtual program is hosted through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs.  If you don’t receive your reminder email on Wednesday, April 21, please contact the library.

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


Hanover Safe Place

Thursday, April 22, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Join Hanover Safe Place for an interactive virtual workshop on exploring the dynamics of sexual assault, who is most vulnerable to experience it, perpetrator accountability, importance of consent, and false reporting. This workshop will also discuss how to help someone after trauma and community resources available. Registration is required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7613699. This virtual program is hosted through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email used for registration 1 day before the event occurs. If you don’t receive your reminder email on Wednesday, April 21, please contact the library.

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


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trivia

Saturday, April 24, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Grades 3-5. Do you know all about Greg Heffley? Test your knowledge of the first three “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” books in this fun trivia game! Registration required at https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7541917. This program is hosted virtually through Zoom and the meeting link will be sent to the email registered 1 day before the event occurs. .  If you don’t receive your reminder email on Friday, April 23, please contact the library.

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


CoderDojo Workshop

Saturday, April 24, 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/7602108.

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 & Social Media


Book Spine Poetry

Starts Thursday, April 1

Ages 18 & up. Create a haiku using the spines of books, take a photo, and submit it to ask@pamunkeylibrary.org throughout the month of April. We'll post your poems on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PamunkeyLibrary.  

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


Plant with Kitchen Scraps

Premieres Monday, April 5

All ages. Learn how to grow plants from your own kitchen scraps! Visit the Rockville Branch Library to see our plant as it grows. Starting April 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.


Make Your Own Compostable Container Garden

Premieres Monday, April 12

No space for a garden? No problem! Join us in learning how to make your own compostable container garden that can produce delicious vegetables in a tiny space and make use of your extra kitchen scraps!  Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7608122 for a supply list.  Starting April 12, 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.


Curious Minds

Premieres Wednesday, April 14

Ages 4 & up. Have fun at home with these simple science experiments for younger kids. Learn how to make an candy rainbow, a homemade parachute, and floating letters. Go to https://pamunkeylibrary.libcal.com/event/7603613 for a supply list to follow along. Visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlchildrens starting April 14.

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


Storytime for Grownups

Premieres Wednesday, April 14

Storytime is not just for kids!  If you like to be read to, join us for a monthly short story for adults. April's story is "Exchange" by Ray Bradbury from the collection "Quicker Than the Eye," published by HarperCollins. Starting April 14, 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.


Day in the Life: Museum Curator

Premieres Monday, April 9

All ages. Have you ever wondered what museum curators do every day? Watch our third “Day in the Life” series episode to hear all about the role of museum curators. Starting April 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.


Poetry Break

Premieres Wednesday, April 21

Take a break and visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prladults starting April 21 for monthly poems to uplift and inspire you. This month, Elizabeth will read the poems of our poetry contest winners. 

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


Fun with Seeds!

Premieres Thursday, April 22

Ages 5 and up. Celebrate Earth Day with fun activities including seeds. Watch as we make seed paper to plant in the ground and see them grow! Visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary or https://tinyurl.com/prlchildren starting April 22 to see the video.

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


Take & Makes


PRL People

Starts Thursday, April 1

How has COVID-19 changed your life? PRL People, a shared journaling project for kids and teens, is your chance to document your pandemic-related feelings and experiences, and share them with your community. Pick up a journal and draw, write, collage - whatever moves you. Return them at any library branch during the month of April. Remember: there is no limit to the number of times you can take, read through, and add to our journals. Sharing our stories is the perfect way to celebrate National Library Week (April 4-10). Please call your local branch to check for journal availability. 

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


Felt Spring Chicks

Pickup starting Thursday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m.

This month's take & make craft for adults is adorable spring chicks. Starting April 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.


Friday Arts & Crafts

Pickup starting Friday. April 23 at 10:00 a.m.

This month's take & make craft for adults is an origami bookmark with the theme of “Mindfulness” and detailed instructions included. Starting April 23, 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.


Submitted by:

Carolyn Garner, Librarian

cgarner@pamunkeylibrary.org

804-365-6214


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