Winter 2021 Newsletter

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Tues & Thurs
1:30-2:30 PM

Tech Help

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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Martin Luther King Day Closing

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The library will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, January 19th at 10:00 AM.

 

Winter Reading Challenge 2021Winter Reading Program

January 1st through February 28th

All ages are invited to read “Books Like Us” by participating in our Winter Reading Challenge. We will compete against hundreds of other libraries across the U.S. in Beanstack's fourth annual Winter Reading Challenge. Sign up online or use the Beanstack app to track your reading progress during the month of January (our program will continue until the end of February). Top-performing libraries can earn prizes like author visits and new books. Share your progress on social media using #WinterRead2021. Those children (up to 5th grade) who complete the challenge will be invited to our socially distanced Seussabration to celebrate.

Notice

The Library Advisory Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on January 20, 2021 at 4:30pm virtually via Zoom. If you are interested in attending please call Library Director Jessica Hartley 757-868-3066 or email Jessica.hartley@poquoson-va.gov to receive the Zoom log in information.

Video Streaming

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Poquoson Library now has video streaming for your viewing pleasure! Through RBdigital video you can access four different channels: Acorn TV, The Great Courses, IndieFlix, and Qello Concerts by Stingray. You are able to check out one channel per week for 7 days of unlimited viewing. Get started by clicking the image above.

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Update: Phase Three

The library will reopen its building to the public on July 6th with some limitations. Hours will be Monday through Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-5pm, and Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm.

The public is strongly encouraged to wear a facial covering while visiting any municipal building in the City. To assist those who do not have or may have forgotten their own, disposable masks and hand sanitizer will be provided in the lobby. If you have any questions, please call the library at 757-868-3060.

The library will provide computer access (with a one hour limit) and notary service by appointment. Please call 757-868-3060 to make an appointment. Meeting and study rooms will not be available at this time.

The library will continue to provide curbside pickup Monday-Friday 10:30am-4:30pm.

Library Cards

The Poquoson Public Library is temporarily issuing librarybooks cards over the phone so that citizens can have access to online resources including ebooks and e-audio books without coming to the library in person. We are also renewing expired library cards and can help navigate any of our digital resources. Please call 757-868-3060 for assistance.

 

Spring 2020 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!

rbdigital logo Video Streaming

Poquoson Library now has video streaming for your viewing pleasure! Through RBdigital video you can access five different channels: Acorn British TV, IndieFlix, The Great Courses, Quello concerts, and Pongalo Spanish language. You are able to checkout one channel per week for 7 days of unlimited viewing. Get started by clicking the RBdigital logo.

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It is a blast from the past! The Poquoson High School yearbooks from 1935 through 1977 have been digitized and are now available. Have fun searching for pictures of your family and friends. If you have good condition copies of editions we are missing and would be willing to let us borrow to digitize, contact the library at 868-3060.

 

Digital collection

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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 of Poquoson 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.