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Winter 2020 Newsletter

Bookmarks newsletter for Winter 2020 (PDF)

Copies are also available at the Circulation Desk.

Research & Learning

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Universal Class

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Novelist Plus

Learning Express Library

Rocket Languages


Find It Virginia

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.

Teens Give Back

Month of February

school suppliesJoin the Library’s Teen Advisory Board as they collect school supplies to help replenish local classrooms. The collection will take place during the month of February. Items needed include tissues, paper, pencils, glue sticks, crayons and other school supplies. Please drop off donations at the library to help support our community.

Winter Reading BannerWinter Reading Program

January 1st through February 29th

All ages are invited to “Light Up the Mind” by participating in our Winter Reading Challenge. We will compete against hundreds of other libraries across the U.S. in Beanstack's third annual Winter Reading Challenge. Sign up for Winter Reading 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 #WinterRead2020. Those children (up to 5th grade) who complete the challenge will be invited to our Seussabration on March 1st to celebrate.

Boost Your Garden with Compost

Monday, February 17th     7:00 to 8:30 PM

compostWant to learn the best way to get free high quality soil in your garden? Learn the secrets of composting from a York/Poquoson Master Gardener and how to benefit from turning organic waste into soil that will make your garden more successful and productive. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Starting From Seed

seedlingsMonday, February 24th
7:00 to 8:30 PM

Join us as a York/Poquoson Master Gardener demonstrates easy techniques and secrets for growing your own flowers, vegetables,and favorite plants from seeds at home. Increase the variety in your garden and find solutions that work for you. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Smart BeginningsCommunity Survey

The early years are the learning years- the foundation for each child’s healthy development. What we do now for our youngest citizens makes the difference for an entire lifetime. Parents of small children, prenatal to age five, are asked to complete this anonymous survey to help Smart Beginnings inform their community work.

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



RBdigital eMagazines

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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