Celebrate December with Henrico County Public Libraries!

It’s December and we’ve got a lot going on! Music, movies, crafts and parties are only a few of your choices. We’ve chosen a few to highlight here. Check our full calendar of events for everything going on this month.

“Interlude” with Seasonal Music

Thursday, December 1, 7:00 PM, Tuckahoe Area Library

“Interlude” male quartet will present selections of holiday music for your enjoyment in the Tuckahoe lobby. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tuckahoe Library.

Klezmer Music Concert

Saturday, December 3, 3:00 PM, Dumbarton Area Library

Richmond’s leading Klezmer band, Klezm’Or’Ami’m, will perform a rousing and free concert of old-world Eastern European folk music with roots in the Jewish culture. Fun for the whole family!

Pizza & Pages for Teens

Monday, December 5, 6:00 PM, Twin Hickory Area Library

Talk about what you are reading, swap used books and eat pizza! Bring your new or gently used fiction books to trade. Manga is welcome too. Exchanges will be one-for-one.

 eBook Clinics

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 6:30 PM, Tuckahoe Area Library

Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 2:00 PM, Fairfield Area Library

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 6:30 PM, Twin Hickory Area Library

Just in time for the holidays! Curious about eBooks and eReaders? Bring your questions. We will help answer them at this informal eBook clinic.

Sweet Celebrations – Ages 5 – 11

Monday, December 12, 6:30 PM, Tuckahoe Area Library

Join us as we create sweet gingerbread houses for the holidays. Space limited; pick up a ticket at the Children’s Desk. Preschoolers! Come visit the Gingerbread Workshop in the Story Room for your own activities at this time.  Sponsored by the Tuckahoe Friends of the Library.

Holiday Party for the Family

Thursday, December 15, 6:30 PM, Sandston Branch Library

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with stories, songs, refreshments and more.

Holiday Party

Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 PM, Fairfield Area Library

Join us for our annual holiday party! Play games, make a craft, and visit with Santa!

Lego (&Duplo) Day for the Whole Family

Saturday, December 17, 2011, 3:00 PM, Fairfield Area Library
Monday, December 19, 2011, 6:30 PM, Fairfield Area Library

Join us as we build and create with blocks. Donations are welcomed.

School’s Out for Teens!

Monday, December 19, 2:00 PM, Sandston Branch Library

Join us for gaming night! This program will be in two sessions. Session 1: 2 to 4:00 pm.  Session 2: 6 pm to 8:00 pm.

Quirky Crafts: Holiday Edition.

Tuesday, December 20, 6:30 PM, North Park Branch Library

Join us as we craft some last minute holiday cheer! Beginning crafters and amateurs are welcome. Adults and high school students only please.

Register online or call 290-9700

Nitrate or Not Night

Wednesday, December 21, 6:30 PM, Twin Hickory Area Library

Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn in a thriller spoof with uncommon suspense. Grant and Hepburn, using style and wit, keep their cool under preposterous twists in a deadly chase through Paris. (Universal, Not Rated; 113 minutes)

 Gingerbread Party for Families

Wednesday, December 28, 2:00 PM, Dumbarton Area Library

Decorate a Gingerbread House and see a puppet show based on the delicious story of “The Gingerbread Man.”

Duct Tape DIY for Middle and High School Students

Wednesday, December 28, 3:30 PM, Glen Allen Branch Library

Beat the winter break blues and join us as we create wallets and more out of Duct Tape!

End of the Year Party

Thursday, December 29, 7:00 PM, Dumbarton Area Library

Look back on the best and worst of the year 2011 with a trivia contest, top 10 lists, games and more!