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.

Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley

2 Mar

The bestselling authors of Sinners & Saints (2012) and Friends & Foes (2013) will be at the Fairfield Library next Wednesday (3/5) to talk about their newest title, Fortune & Fame in which they reunite two fan-favorite heroines as they battle out their First Lady drama—this time on reality TV.

Copies of their books will be available for sale and you can get them signed by the authors!

Register online or call 290-9300 x5.

March 2014 Diaper Drive

1 Mar

We are accepting diaper donations at all of our libraries during the month of March. All of the diapers will go to the Capital Diaper Bank for distribution to “infants, toddlers and their families who are experiencing a financial crisis due to homelessness, medical challenges, hospitalization and disasters.”

Help keep babies healthy and happy!

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