Williamsburg Regional Library Events & Activities This Week
The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.
Preschool Storytime a program designed for preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers featuring stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities.
May 22 at 10 AM – JCC Library
May 24 at 10 AM – Williamsburg Library
May 25 at 10 AM – JCC Library
Baby Lapsit Storytime – is a storytime program especially for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes 15 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and lap games. This storytime will feature the same songs and activities every week; this repetition of rhymes and songs forms a foundation for learning for your baby and strengthens language connections in the brain.
May 22 at 10 AM – Williamsburg Library
May 23 at 10 AM – JCC Library
Baby Stay & Play – Stay after storytime or just come in for the playdate to chat with other caregivers while your baby has fun with our toy collection. On the first Monday and Tuesday of each month, experts from Child Development Resources will join us to answer your questions about your baby’s development.
May 22 at 10:15 AM – Williamsburg Library
May 23 at 10:15 AM – JCC Library
Toddler Storytime – a program designed for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, featuring brief stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities.
May 23 at 10 AM – Williamsburg Library
May 24 at 10 AM – JCC Library
May 21 – Paws to Read with K-9 Connection Reading is even more fun when you can share it with a fluffy, four-legged friend, and it’s a great way for beginning readers to practice with a patient audience. Drop in to read a story to trained therapy dogs, no registration required. 2:30 PM – Williamsburg Library
May 27 – Saturdays at Frink: Digital Navigation Come and learn how to navigate the digital world with individual and group classes between 10 am and 1 pm – Abram Frink Jr. Community Center
Open Art Studio – Come paint, draw, create, and explore with a variety of materials in the Open Art Studio. James City County Library
May 22-25 from 1-7 PM
May 26 from 1-5 PM
May 27-28 from 1-4 PM
Ongoing – Come Play at the Kiwanis Kids Idea Studio! Come in from the cold to the James City County Library. Play in a vibrant, engaging area that focuses on the twin literacy skills of reading and play. The Kiwanis Kids Idea Studio integrates our collection with children’s museum-style elements including air tubes, an interactive floor, a giant tablet table, and more! James City County Library
Daily — Story Trail Take a walk outdoors and read a story at the James City County Library’s Story Trail. We invite families to walk from page to page in the green space behind the library. All Day – James City County Library
May 23 – Makerspace: 3DND Make an awesome DND (Dungeons & Dragons) miniature and learn the basics of slicing a 3D file. For ages 13+. Spots are limited so please call 757.741.3300, option 2 to register. 6:30 PM – Williamsburg Library
May 25 – Drop-in D&D Dungeons & Dragons players of all experience levels are invited to drop-in to play and learn this classic tabletop roleplaying game. For ages 9-18. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – James City County Library
May 27 – How to be a Dungeon Master Learn how to become a Dungeon Master for Dungeons & Dragons! We will walk you through what you need to know to plan and execute an awesome campaign. If you have a D&D 5th Edition Player’s Guideand/or your own set of dice, you are welcome to bring them. Spots are limited so call 757.741.3300, option 2 to register. 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – James City County Library
Daily — NEW Teen Room at the James City County Library Check out the brand-new teen room at the James City County Library! This room features fun tech including virtual reality headsets, Nintendo Switches, an arcade game table, and lounge seating. For ages 13-18.
May 24- Beginning Excel Learn how to open, save and input data in Microsoft Excel. Prerequisites: ability to use a mouse and keyboard. Seating is limited, please register by calling 757.741.3300, and select option 2 to sign up. 10:30 am – James City County Library
May 25 – Beginning Powerpoint Learn how to open and create dynamic, visually interesting presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Prerequisites: ability to use a mouse and keyboard. Seating is limited, please register by calling 757.741.3300, and select option 2 to sign up. 10 AM – Williamsburg Library
May 27 – SLAM Connections A program to develop poets as writers and performers. Learn about observation, writing, and performance in a safe, judgment-free space where people can learn about life in other people’s shoes. For ages 13+. 2-4 PM – Williamsburg Library
New Makerspace Open! Check out our new creative space at the Williamsburg Library. Explore 3D printers, Glowforge 3D laser printer, Cricut, and sewing machines during walk-in hours. Read more about the Makerspace. Walk-in hours: Mon-Thurs: 2-6 PM, Tues & Thurs: 10 AM – 12 PM, Sun: 1-5 PM.
June 6 – WhoDunnits 6:30 PM James City County Library
June 7 – Bestsellers: William Kent Krueger 2 PM James City County Library
June 7 – Fellowship in a Ring 6:30 PM James City County Library
June 8 – Power in the Panels 7 PM Stryker Center
June 15 – Real People/Real Stories 2 PM Stryker Center
June 20 – Turning Pages 6:45 PM Williamsburg Library & Virtual
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
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