Programs for Kids

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Central Library: 434.979.7151 ext 3 | childrens@jmrl.org

The Library's storytimes are designed for families. Please call to schedule a personalized storytime for your group.

Life-Size Candyland Game

December 22, 2014
2:00 pm

For all ages
No registration required
Celebrate the start of winter vacation with a life-size game of Candyland! The whole family can be part of the sweet event.

Family Movie Matinee

December 28, 2014
2:00 pm

For all ages.
No registration required.
It's back! Join Central Library for free fresh popcorn and fabulous films on the big screen. JMRL has chairs, but bring a blanket or pillows if you want to lounge on the floor.
Sunday, September 7, 2pm: Disneynature Bears
Sunday, October 26, 2pm: The Iron Giant
Tuesday, November 4, 2pm: The Neverending Story
Sunday, December 28, 2pm: Frozen

A Marvelous Morning at the Movies

December 30, 2014
10:30 am

Fun for the entire family
No registration is required
He's Back! Come join us for our annual showing of THE SNOWMAN based on the book by Raymond Briggs

Crozet Library: 434.823.4050 | crozet@jmrl.org

Stitches: A Handcraft Group

December 30, 2014
4:30 pm

For ages 8 to 108
No registration required. Drop-ins are always welcome
Knitters, beaders, stitchers - come one, come all. Bring any project you’re working on (or interested in learning) and join this fun group for an hour of handcrafting and sharing.

"Movie" On Over to the Crozet Library

January 02, 2015
1:00 pm

For ages 7 and up
Registration is requested and begins on Monday, December 15. Drop-ins are always welcome.
Schools out! It's a great time to meet up with your friends at the Crozet Library for an afternoon movie (rated G or PG). JMRL will provide the popcorn and drinks – YOU bring a friend and some get-comfortable-pillows. Call the Library for movie details.

Gordon Avenue Library: 434.296.5544 | gordon@jmrl.org

Drop-In Storytime

Saturdays 11:00 am

For all ages
No registration required
Stop by on Saturdays for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, and fun.
September 6 - January 3

Reading Rumpus

Mondays 10:30 am

Wee ones up to 3 years
No registration is required.
A lively, drop-in storytime designed for young children with accompanying caregiver.
Fall Session November 24 - December 29

Paddington Day

December 22, 2014
9:00 am

For all ages
No registration is required
"PLEASE LOOK AFTER THIS BEAR. THANK YOU." Celebrate Paddington Bear's winter birthday (did you know he is so special, he has two birthdays?)by stopping by to enjoy some Paddington Bear fun.

Let It Snow

December 29, 2014
2:00 pm

Registration is required and begins on December 15
Learn to make beautiful paper snowflakes. Make some for home and some to put up in the library.

Movie Madness

December 30, 2014
2:00 pm

For all ages
No registration required
Bring a pillow or blanket, get comfy, and munch popcorn with a favorite Disney villain in "Maleficent," a PG-rated movie.

Greene Library: 434.985.5227 | greene@jmrl.org

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Louisa Library: 540.894.5853 | louisa@jmrl.org

It's a LEGO World

January 17, 2015
2:00 pm

For all ages
Back by popular request! This will be a great way to end your winter. Come join the group to build fun things out of LEGO blocks. All you need to bring is your creativity and building abilities.

Nelson Memorial Library: 434.263.5904 | nelson@jmrl.org

Morning Movie

December 31, 2014
10:30 am

For all ages
No registration is required
Walt Disney's "Chicken Little." "This time the sky is really falling!" Rated G

Northside Library: 434.973.7893 | northside@jmrl.org

Books On The Big Screen

December 26, 2014
2:00 pm

For all ages
No registration required
Kick back and relax with an afternoon movie, "Tale of Despereaux," about a small hero with a big heart. Bring a blanket and pillows to sit on. Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated G, 93 minutes.

Saturday Stories: A Family Storytime

December 27, 2014
10:30 am

For children of all ages with an accompanying adult
No registration is required
Drop in for 45 minutes of stories, songs and activities your whole family will enjoy.
Special Storytimes
September 27: Fire Safety Storytime with the Seminole Trail Fire Department
December 27: Winter Wonderland Dance Party

Book Bugs Book Group

January 29, 2015
4:00 pm

For bookworms reading at an older elementary level (best for grades 4 and 5
Join us for a 45-minute session of chatting about books, as well as enjoying snacks and fun games. Books will be provided for first 15 kids to sign up.  

September 25, 4:00 PM: “Rooftoppers” by Katherine Rundell.
Registration required and begins Thursday, August 28.

October 23, 4:00 PM: “Jinx” by Sage Blackwood.  
Registration required and begins Thursday, September 25.

December 4, 4:00 PM: “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle.
Registration required and begins Thursday, October 23.

January 29, 4:00 PM: “When You Reach Me” by Rebecca Stead.
Registration required and begins Thursday, December 4.

Scottsville Library: 434.286.3541 | scottsville@jmrl.org

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