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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Community Forum

Let your voice be heard. The community is invited to participate in the library’s strategic planning process by providing input about library services and resources.

  • Tuesday, March 28th     7:00 - 8:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 9th     2:00-3:00 PM


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Drink Up!cup of coffee

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

Rescheduled Date

Wednesday, March 29th   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.

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.

Jump Start Your Career


Thursdays, 10:00 AM to Noon

April 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.

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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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