Williamsburg Regional Library This Week – Events and Programming
Try your hand at some easy, entry level embroidery with this tea towel craft. Embroider your initial or whatever strikes your fancy! Tea Towel and embroidery hoop included. Pick up the supplies for this craft beginning August 10th (while supplies last). We’ll be airing a Facebook Live video on August 14 showing you how it’s done! 10 a.m.
Williamsburg Regional Library is OPEN! There are changes in hours and following specific guidelines, read about it here.
WRL is still offering touch-less curbside hold pickup on an appointment-only basis. Once you’re notified that your items are ready, choose a time and location at which to pick them up. It’s super easy! For more information on using this system go here.
Community book drops (located at Monticello Marketplace, JCC Rec Center, and the Government Complex on Mounts Bay Rd) are open for business 24/7. Book drops in the library buildings and parking lots remain on a limited schedule (Mondays at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturdays).
The free WRL app, available for both iOS and Android devices, puts the library at your fingertips. Search the catalog, place and manage holds, download ebooks and digital audiobooks, access the library’s website, and pay fines. The app will also store your library card number as well as those of family members. Search for WRLibrary in your favorite app store.
Kids Virtual Activities this week:
Virtual Programs this week for kids! Visit WRL Calendar for links to login to these daily activities.
Teen & Adult Virtual Activities:
Virtual Programs this week for teens & adults! Visit WRL Calendar for links to login to these daily activities.
Do research at www.wrl.org/find. Take an online class, research your family genealogy, learn a new language, search Consumer Reports, find financial information, conduct school and personal research using one of the library’s extensive database collection.
WRL YouTube Channel is PACKED!
Have you checked WRL’s YouTube page lately? They have puppet shows, Thursday This and Thats and more to keep your family entertained.
Take and Make Crafts!
Williamsburg Regional Library is offering take and make crafts! Come to the library’s curbside service area at either building to pick up your kit. On June 15, head to www.facebook.com/WRLibrary for a Facebook Live video that will show you how to make a Yarn Letter Wrap. All crafts are for 13+ and only available while supplies last.
Our streaming video provider Kanopy is providing free access to all their kids videos. Starting Monday March 16th they’ve opened free, unlimited access to Kanopy Kids to all partnering libraries. Our community’s kids can enjoy quality educational content like Sesame Street, Arthur, and even benefit from language learning series. Get started at wrl.org/stream
Freegal is offering free unlimited music streaming now through September 30th — stream the entire Sony music catalog all day, every day.
Library Materials Online
Checkout library materials online at www.wrl.org/digital(WRL card required) including:
- ebooks (20,000+ titles)
- downloadable audiobooks (13,000+ titles)
- downloadable and streaming music (millions of songs form over 28,000 labels)
- downloadable magazines (79 titles)
- streaming video (thousands of documentaries, indie films, and TV shows)
James City County Library
7770 Croaker Road,
515 Scotland Street,
412 N Boundary St,
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Abram Frink Jr. Community Center
8901 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA, 23185