Exploring Pinterest at Tuckahoe

22 Apr

What is Pinterest and why it is so addictive? Sign up for a hands-on workshop this Thursday at the Tuckahoe Library to get the scoop.

Space is limited so reserve your spot before it’s full.

Thursday, April 24 at 6:30pm
Tuckahoe Library 

 

Electronics Recycling at Twin Hickory

21 Apr

RecycleDo you have some old electronics taking up space in your house? Would you like to get rid of them but aren’t sure the best way to do it? Bring them to the Twin Hickory Library this Saturday, April 26 from 10am – 1pm!

Staff from Henrico County Solid Waste Division and the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority will be accepting your old electronics.

What can you recycle?

  • Computer systems (hard drive, CPU, monitor)
  • Computer accessories (cables, wires, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.)
  • Printers, scanners & copiers
  • Fax machines
  • VCRs & camcorders
  • Stereos
  • Microwaves
  • Televisions ($7 fee)

There are a few things they can’t recycle.

  • Refrigerators
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Air conditioners
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

We hope you will take advantage of this great opportunity to safely dispose of your old electronics.

Spring Break Events for Kids and Teens

10 Apr

Spring break is next week!

If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids look no further.

We’ve got programs all over the county for your spring breaker.

Monday, April 14

LEGO/Block Build – 2pm, Fairfield

Krafty Kids – 3:30pm, Glen Allen

Bug Mania – 7pm, Twin Hickory

Week Long Teen Money Camp (Registration Required) – 1pm, Tuckahoe

Tuesday, April 15

Movie – 2pm, Fairfield

Craft Extravaganza and Take-away – 3:30pm, Varina

Wednesday, April 16

Games – 2pm, Fairfield

Tween Book Bingo – 2pm, Dumbarton

Craft Extravaganza and Take-away – 3:30, Varina

Movie Night – 6:30pm, Tuckahoe

Thursday, April 17

Crafts – 2pm, Fairfield

Me & My BFF: Creating Mixed-Media Artwork – 7pm, Varina

Saturday, April 19

SAT Practice Test (Registration Required) – 10am, Twin Hickory

Earth Day Bingo – 10am, Dumbarton

Tween Craft Club – 2pm, North Park

Love and Hate in Jamestown

24 Mar

In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe, David A. Price, author of the New York Times Notable Book Love and Hate in Jamestown, offers his perspective on this noteworthy event and its significance in American history.

Sponsored by Friends of the Tuckahoe Area Library.

When: Wednesday, March 26 @ 7pm
Where: Tuckahoe Area Library

Get an closer look at the First House

16 Mar

Written to coincide with the bicentennial of Virginia’s executive mansion, First House is lavishly illustrated with photos old and new of this unique home.

Join author and historian Mary Miley Theobald as she brings to life the private stories of the governors and first families who shaped the destiny of this residence on Capitol Square.

When: Tuesday, March 18 @ 7pm
Where: Twin Hickory Area Library

“What Centers Me” Contest

5 Mar

Throughout our All Henrico Reads featured title, Guests on Earth, the characters use several outlets such as dance, music, art and gardening to help them recover. Let us know what keeps you centered. Submit a simple statement or an original photo, artwork, or writing that represents or explains what quiets your mind.

Your entry may be included on our Flickr and Facebook pages or as part of the slideshow that plays before our April 2nd author event. We will only include your first name and last initial, and only if you give us that info. Otherwise we will not post any names with it.

One entry will be selected at random to win an autographed copy of Guests on Earth!

Please email your statement or original photo, artwork or writing to digital-librarian@henricolibrary.org

Is it healthy?

4 Mar

cookingPaleo, South Beach, Shred - There’s always a new fad diet promising weight loss and glowing health, but are they really good for you?

Here is your chance to learn the facts from an objective source. Registered Dietitian Valerie Pulley will be at the Twin Hickory Library this Thursday presenting information about the pros and cons of popular fad diets and answer audience questions.

Register online or call 290-9200 x 5.

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