Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter

Bookmarks for Winter/Spring 2017 (PDF)

Copies are also available at the Circulation Desk.

Research & Learning

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Learning Express Library

Atomic Training

Rocket Languages

Literati Public

Find It Virginia

Walk-in Tech Help

Tues & Thurs
1:30-2:30 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays to get assistance.

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Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter

The new Bookmarks newsletter is now available with lots of programs for kids, teens, and adults. Registration for programs is now open so sign up today!

Teens Give Back

Join the library’s Teen Advisory Board as they collect new children’s books and paper products for Menchville House during the month of February.heart Menchville House provides support for women and children experiencing homelessness. Paper goods needed include paper plates, napkins, tissues, paper towels and toilet paper. Please drop off donations at the library to help support this great cause!

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Discover what's good to drink through this series on tasty beverages

Freshly Brewed

Monday, March 6th   7:00 to 8:30 PM

Wake up with this informative program on coffee. Will Cury of Rogue Elephant Coffee will enlighten us on the process of buying and roasting coffee beans and explain the differences in coffees from around the world.

Crafting Your Own Beer

Monday, March 20th   7:00 to 8:30 PM

Want to learn how to brew beer in the comfort of your own home? Come listen to experienced home brewer Joe Rust explain what is needed to get started and the process involved in brewing beer at home.

A Toast to Wine

Monday, March 27th   7:00 to 8:30 PM

Join us as Jennifer Parks of Vintner’s Cellar Winery of Yorktown covers the wine making process, wine varieties and regions, and how to pair wines with food.

Register online for each program or at the Circulation Desk.

Winter Reading Club

"Snuggle with a Book"

January 23rd - February 28th

Come one, come all! Children from birth to 12 years are rabbits readinginvited to join our Winter Reading Club! You may read alone, together, or have someone read to you. Read your first book, then log your books online or on a paper reading log, whichever works best for you. You can win some cool prizes for your reading including a ticket to Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus! We’ll celebrate your reading AND Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on Sunday, March 5th at 3:00 PM with cake and more prizes! Many thanks to our partners, the Library of Virginia and Poquoson Kiwanis Club.

Jump Start Your Career


Thursdays, 10:00 AM to Noon

Mar 9th, Apr 13th, May 11th   

Need help with your job search, application process, resume, or interviewing skills?  Join us on the 2nd Thursday of each month and we’ll go over the Virginia Workforce website to help you develop the skills to make it happen.  Please bring your resume and any job postings of interest. 

Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Friends of the Library Essay Contest

Open to all students, grades K - 12 who use the Poquosonwriting Library. Entry forms are available at the Library circulation desk. Essays are due on Wednesday, March 8th to the library or Poquoson students may turn in to your teacher or school office. The awards presentation will be held on the evening of Thursday, April 20th. Cash prizes! Call 868-0728 for more information.

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Now our Overdrive ebooks and audiobooks are integrated into our catalog. You can download straight from the catalog record and digital checkouts and holds can be viewed on your account within our website. You will have to download Overdrive app to your device to open titles.

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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OneClick Digital

Zinio eMagazines

Freading ebooks

Freegal Music


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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