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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Please help the library plan for the next five years by filling out a survey about your library usage. Complete the survey and you will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Barnes & Noble gift card.

Poquoson Public Library Survey.

We're "Bully" for Ferdinand

Sunday, April 30th    3:00 to 4:00 PM

bullCalling all families of young children! Celebrate Children’s Book Day and the coming of spring with us! Now that the new movie is out, we’ll learn how to smell the flowers from our friend Ferdinand the bull. We will celebrate our 1,000 book readers and encourage you to keep reading or perhaps just begin the fun, exciting 1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten program! We’ll have tons of fun as we read Munro Leaf’s The Story of Ferdinand and do some “bullish” crafts and activities!

Register for each session online or at the Circulation Desk.

Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month and the Teen Advisory Board is sponsoring its 17th Annual Poetry Contest. scrollAll ages, K through adult, are invited to participate. Submit one unsigned, original poem and mark your calendars for:

  • Wed, March 1st    Entry forms are available at the library
  • Tue, April 11th  9:00 PM    Submissions are due
  • Sun, May 7th    3:00 PM    Reception for all poets. Celebrate with poetry readings, souped up awards, encouragement from our judge, and refreshments for poets and their families.

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 6th      3:00 to 4:00 PM

6th-12th graders, celebrate your favorite superheroes andcomic books create your very own comic strip. Channel your creativity and capture it in pictures and words. We will have 757 Comic and Cartoon Creators on hand to help demonstrate how to create comic strips. Free comics while supplies last!

Register for each session online or at the Circulation Desk.

Jump Start Your Career


Thursdays, 10:00 AM to Noon

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.

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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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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