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Makerspace Open Hours

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Library
The new makerspace in Central Library has open hours each week. No appointment is necessary to visit during these times - anyone can drop in to work on projects and explore the space.
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Clover Hill Critics

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clover Hill Library
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
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Maker Hours with Sewing machines

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Chester Library
Chester Room B
Grow your maker skills with Chester Library by dropping in for our open maker hours. Sewing machines are available for use, so get ready to make your masterpiece! 3-D printing on display with opportunities for use coming soon. Materials for practice only provided.
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Makerspace Open Hours

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Library
The new makerspace in Central Library has open hours each week. No appointment is necessary to visit during these times - anyone can drop in to work on projects and explore the space.
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Anime Expressions Workshop

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Midlothian Library
Midlothian Meeting Room
Come explore the world of Anime! Learn to create your own original Anime characters with a variety of facial expressions.  Ages 6-11. Registration begins Sept. 7.
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Emergency Preparedness

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Enon Library
Enon Meeting Room

Learn the three steps of emergency preparedness: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Stay Informed. Topics include threat analysis, needed supplies, communications planning, sheltering and methods for receiving information. Registration begins on September 7.

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Intro to 3D Printing

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Makerspace
Come learn how 3D printing works, how to use it for your own projects, and how this technology is already bringing the future to life. Registration begins Sept. 7.
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Paws to R.E.A.D.

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
Chesterfield Business Suite A- North Courthouse Road
Improve your children's literacy skills through the assistance of registered therapy dogs. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Sign up online for a 20-minute session.  NOTE: Each 20-minute session is a separate registration. If one slot is full, it does not necessarily mean all of them are.
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The Possibilities Artist

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Sample Painting
LaPrade Library
LaPrade Combined Room A & B

Paint a picture!  This 3 hour workshop focuses on learning strokes and techniques.  Participants will create four mini scenes as well as one painting on canvas. Supplies Included, but please bring a snack for a mid-session half hour break (11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.)


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Saturday Story Time

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
North Courthouse Road Meeting Room
Our story times are developed by trained staff and focus on the skills every child should know so that when they enter school they are ready to learn to read. Age appropriate books, songs, music, finger plays and flannel boards are used to capture the attention of the young child. 
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Paws to R.E.A.D.

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
Chesterfield Business Suite A- North Courthouse Road
Improve your children's literacy skills through the assistance of registered therapy dogs. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Sign up online for a 20-minute session.
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Puzzling Parallels: Connections from Slavery to Present Day

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clover Hill Library
Clover Hill Meeting Room
Learn about the potential parallels between America's history of slavery and the lives of African-Americans today.  Discuss the question "Is there modern day slavery?"  Registration begins Sept. 7.
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Sewing with Sue

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chester Library
Chester Room A
Learn the basics of machine sewing by making a simple bag. Feel free to bring your own machine to use if preferred. All materials provided.
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Teen Art Club

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chester Library
Chester Small Room
Get creative and share your love for self-expression. Bring your own art project and supplies. Ages 12-18.
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Paws to R.E.A.D.

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
Chesterfield Business Suite A- North Courthouse Road
Improve your children's literacy skills through the assistance of registered therapy dogs. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Sign up online for a 20-minute session.
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Paws to R.E.A.D.

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
Chesterfield Business Suite A- North Courthouse Road
Improve your children's literacy skills through the assistance of registered therapy dogs. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Sign up online for a 20-minute session.
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Paws to R.E.A.D.

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
North Courthouse Road Library
Chesterfield Business Suite A- North Courthouse Road
Improve your children's literacy skills through the assistance of registered therapy dogs. Registration begins two weeks before each program. Sign up online for a 20-minute session.
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Chess for Everyone!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
North Courthouse Road Library
North Courthouse Road Meeting Room
Want to rule a battlefield? Learn the basics of chess from an experienced chess coach. Registration begins Sept. 7.
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Anime Expressions Workshop

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Meadowdale Library
Meadowdale Meeting Room
Come explore the world of Anime! Learn to create your own original Anime characters with a variety of facial expressions.  Ages 6-11. Registration begins Sept. 7.
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Ice Cream Party!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ettrick-Matoaca Library
Ettrick-Matoaca Meeting Room
Learn about the delicious history of this cool treat. Create your own homemade ice cream in a bag, then choose from tons of toppings and add-ins to develop your own unique ice cream flavor. Registration begins September 7.  
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Early Literacy Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Midlothian Library
Midlothian Meeting Room

Our story times are developed by trained staff and focus on the skills every child should know so that when they enter school they are ready to learn to read. Age appropriate books, songs, music, finger plays and flannel boards are used to capture the attention of the young child.

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Early Literacy Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
LaPrade Library
Our story times are developed by trained staff and focus on the skills every child should know so that when they enter school they are ready to learn to read. Age appropriate books, songs, music, finger plays and flannel boards are used to capture the attention of the young child.
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Mother Goose Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
North Courthouse Road Library
North Courthouse Road Meeting Room
Learn and play with stories, songs and movement. For babies up to two years old.  Registration is required and begins two weeks before each program.
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Mother Goose Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bon Air Library
Bon Air Combined Room A & B
Learn and play with stories, songs and movement. Story times begin the week of Sept. 9 and end the week of Dec. 9.  Ages 0-2. Space is limited to the first twelve children.
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Between the Covers

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Central Library
Central Meeting Room
Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid
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