Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter
Bookmarks for Winter/Spring 2017 (PDF)
Copies are also available at the Circulation Desk.
Research & Learning
Walk-in Tech Help
Tues & Thurs
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.
Winter/Spring 2017 Newsletter
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. 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!
Winter Reading Club
"Snuggle with a Book"
January 23rd - February 28th
Come one, come all! Children from birth to 12 years are invited 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 Poquoson 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.
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
Calling 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.
Picturing the Past
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.
See what we have so far