Fall 2020 Newsletter

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Research & Learning

Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Walk-in Tech Help

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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The Library is closed from 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 28th.

 

American Road Trip

Great American Road Trip    Nov 16 - Dec 31

Want to get away this fall or plan your next vacation? All ages are invited to participate in our virtual challenge program! Read books and explore the country to complete each challenge. We will travel around the country and explore different regions near and far! It’s a great way to engage the whole family this fall. Sign up at poquoson.beanstack.org or with the Beanstack mobile app.

Friends Book Sale

November 29 to December 16

stack of booksSunday - Wednesday, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Just in time for your Christmas shopping! The Friends of the Poquoson Public Library are having a $5 or $10 bag sale on Sunday through Wednesday from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM starting November 29th through December 16th. For $5.00 fill up a bag with books or for $10.00 you get a Friends book tote to fill up.

Fall into Crafting

Get your creative juices flowing and watch our crafting tutorials on YouTube (PPLibrary) or Facebook to DIY something newluminary this fall.

  • Decoupage Luminaries, November 18- Set a festive holiday table with decoupage luminaries using glassware and decorative paper napkins.
  • Book Wreaths, December 9 - Craft a unique holiday wreath, for yourself or as a gift for someone else using recycled book pages and accessories.

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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Early World of Learning

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.