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Summer Volunteering

Teens, come help your community by volunteering at the library during the summer to help us with our Summer Reading Program. You must be at least 12 years old and have completed 6th grade. Applications will start being accepted April 1st at 10 AM through the bookdrop, by email library@poquoson-va.gov, or fax 757-868-3106.

Teen Summer Volunteer Application PDF

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

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Bookmarks newsletter for Spring 2020 (PDF)

Copies are also available at the Circulation Desk.

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.

Poetry Contest

scrollThe Teen Advisory Board and Friends of the Library are sponsoring their 21st Annual Poetry Contest! All ages, kindergarten through adult, are invited to submit one, unsigned, one-page original poem. Submit one unsigned, original poem and mark your calendars for:

  • Wed, April 1st    Entry forms available here
  • Thu, April 30th  9 PM    Submissions are due

Submissions can be emailed to library@poquoson-va.gov, dropped in bookdrop, faxed to 868-3106, or mailed to Poquoson Library, 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson, VA 23662

Updated: Library Closed

Consistent with Governor Northam’s Executive Order 53, and in consultation with our surrounding jurisdictions, the City of Poquoson will continue to keep its facilities closed to the public through Thursday, April 23rd.

We are taking library card applications by phone for the use of our digital resources, including ebooks and e-audiobooks from Overdrive and RB Digital and streaming movies and TV shows via RB Digital. Give us a call if you need assistance with any of our online resources. Library staff will be available M-F 9-5 via the phone: 868-3060 and through email: library@poquoson-va.gov. Our book drop will remain open. Overdue fines will be waived during this period. All items currently out have a new due date of April 24th.

These measures are being enacted out of an abundance of caution to protect our employees and citizens in an effort to avoid the spread of COVID-19. In the coming days please refer to the City Website and community television channels for additional information.

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 while our facility is closed to the public. We are also renewing expired library cards and can help navigate any of our digital resources. Please call 757-868-3060 for assistance.

 

TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database

TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games for kids K-6. TumbleBooks are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

In addition to the classic TumbleBookLibrary for kids, they also have a RomanceBookCloud for adults, a TeenBookCloud for teens, and an AudioBookCloud for both! Check them out today! Again, the collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting!

The library is closed, but you can still get something to read or listen to from us!

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Video Streaming

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

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.

PHS Yearbook Archiveyearbooks

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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Overdrive

RBdigital eMagazines

RomanceBookCloud

AudioBookCloud

RBdigital eAudio

Ebsco eBooks

Freegal Music

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.

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