Poquoson Public Library

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Location and Hours

Poquoson Public Library
500 City Hall Ave
Poquoson, VA 23662
Phone: 757-868-3060
Fax: 757-868-3106
Email: library@poquoson-va.gov


Mon-Thur 10 AM to 9 PM
Fri-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM
Sun 1 PM to 5 PM



Winter/Spring 2015 Newsletter


The link above leads to a PDF version of the Winter/Spring 2015 newsletter. Copies are also available at the Circulation Desk. 

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man carrying booksFriends of the Library Book Sale

April 17th - April 19th

It's that time of year again! Come out to the 25th annual Friends Book Sale and find lots of bargains on books, cds, and dvds for everyone. The sale will be held in the library lobby during normal library hours.

National Library Week

Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library

April 12th to 18th

National Library WeekThere are “almost” unlimited stories for you to enjoy in our picture book section! Put your thinking caps on and guess how many picture books there are on PPL’s shelves. You may win a gift card for Barnes & Noble to add to your own book collection! Entry forms will be available at the front desk during this week of celebration.

Gardening with Native Plants

Monday, April 27th          7:00 to 8:30 PM

hummingbird on flowersJoin Helen Hamilton of the John Clayton Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society to learn about native plants and how to incorporate them into your garden. What are native plants, and why should they be in our gardens? Lists of plants native to the Coastal Plain will be provided. Register online or at the circulation desk.

Love Your Library Contest

heartTell the world why you love Poquoson Public Library and be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card and up to $2000 for your favorite library! Upload a video or letter telling how PPL has made a difference in your life and contribute to the oral history of library users across the world.

Enter to win here.

Atomic Training

Atomic Training Now you can learn computer software from the comfort of your home with access to video tutorials on the most popular software and devices including Microsoft Office, Adobe, Google, iPad, and more.  Click on the image to start learning today!

questionsWalk-in Tech Help

Mon and Thurs, 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Do you have questions about technology or your electronic device? Let the library staff help you! Come in anytime between 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm on Mondays and Thursdays to get assistance.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

rainbowCalling all families of preschoolers from birth to 5 years!  The library has partnered with Poquoson Kiwanis Club to help you prepare your youngster to enter kindergarten ready to read. Reading 1,000 books to your preschooler may sound daunting at first, but you are probably already doing it and just don’t realize it. You can set your own pace; it can be a multi-year project. Come into the library to register and get started.


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Picturing the Past

family picture Teaming up with the Poquoson Museum and the Poquoson Historical Commission, the library is creating a digital archive of historic photos for the public to enjoy. If you have old photographs, negatives, or slides and would consider loaning them to the library for scanning, please call the library at 757-868-3060.
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