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Red Cross Youth Leadership

We will be holding American Red Cross Youth Leadership/Preparedness meetings for teens 13-17 this fall. We will learn about leadership topics, discuss how to get involved as a Red Cross Youth Leader, as well as steps to prepare yourself and your community in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Meetings will be held at 1:00pm at the following locations:

Prince George – Sept. 13

Hopewell – Oct. 11

Dinwiddie – Nov. 8

If you have questions, please call or email Christy at 804-731-5682 or christy.carneal@redcross.org

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Act up!

Hey kids, here’s your chance to act up! Children in grades 2 to 5 are invited to join our new Readers’ Theater Group. Kids will be reading books and short scripts aloud. No experience necessary and no need to learn any lines…all you need is a love of reading, laughing, and having fun!

All events will take place from 4:30 to 5:30pm on the following dates:

Prince George – Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov.16

Rohoic – Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 18

Hopewell – Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20

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Introducing Lego Club!

The library is very excited to bring Lego Clubs to three of its branches starting in September: Hopewell, Dinwiddie and Disputanta! Whether you’re a Lego Master Builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you and your creativity! The library will provide the Legos…you bring the imagination!

Ages 6-12.

Tuesdays Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 24 – 4:30 to 5:30pm

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Help us kick off 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!

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NEW!! Story time for babies!

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Introduction to Pyrography

On September 26, from 10:30 to 11:30am, come to the library for “Introduction to Pyrography”, presented by Ms. Vita Davenport. Ms. Davenport is an artist who has exhibited her art at the Hopewell, Prince George, and Dinwiddie Librarie. Pyrography is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks applied from a heated object. It is an economical and fun art form that can really spice up your DIY projects!

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Book and Paper Design Art

Join us on October 3 at 2:00pm for a crafty good time with Joy Galloni as we learn how to create beautiful gifts and home furnishings with those old books with missing pages which you have stacked up in your closet. New life for the books you cherished!

This program is sponsored by the Hopewell/PG Friends of the Library

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Introduction to Origami

Origami comes from the Japanese word “Oru” meaning to “fold”, and “Kami” meaning “paper”. And that’s what it is exactly, the art of folding paper to make wonderful objects. Come to the library on September 19 from 10:30 to 11:30am and listen to Ms. Lily Boykin talk about origami and show you how to do basic origami. Origami is a fun, easy and inexpensive art form which can be shared with your loved ones.

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“Spirit in Stone” Coming to Hopewell and Prince George

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Miss Humblebee’s – Early Literacy Program

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