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Varina Library

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1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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January 2018

Clutterbusting 2018

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Konmari? FLYLady? Feng Shui? There are many different methods to help you clear your clutter and organize your space, but which one is the best one for you? They'll highlight some of the more popular methods, then apply the basic principles to one area of your home each month.

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The Maker’s Lab : The Amazing Ozobot Race

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Dress up your Ozobot robot and have it race. Use coding techniques to win the race. For grades 4 through 12.

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DML Petting Zoo: All About the Green Screen

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Want to know more about the use of a green screen for photo and video editing? Here is a chance to tinker in the Digital Media Lab.

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The Upcycled Lab

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Reuse materials to create an awesome DIY item. Materials provided, just bring your creativity. Registration begins 12/30/2017 at 8:00 a.m. For grades 4 through 12.

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February 2018

Hidden Figures Coding

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Tap into your inner NASA genius by learning how to code. Immerse yourself in Javascript, CSS, HTML, and Binary Coding as they teach you all different coding practices. For teens and adults.

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Do-It-Yourself Bridal Workshop

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Do you find the act of planning a wedding too stressful and expensive? Learn from a pair of crafty ladies how to plan your dream wedding on a budget. You will be taught everything from the best and the cheapest way to feature live flowers in your wedding (without dealing with a florist) to decorating on a budget to easy bridal makeup you can do yourself.

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Smartphone Projector

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Participants will make a device that will be able to project their smartphone screens on a wall magnified larger to roughly the size of small television screen. This program will be held in the Teen Department. Registration begins 1/3/2018 at 8:00 a,m.

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Soul of a Community: African Americans in Richmond

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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The Valentine Museum presents Soul of a Community: African Americans in Richmond.  From the early settlements through the establishment of business and communities, this presentation explores how African Americans in Richmond have defined the city and influenced the nation.

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Lego Batman Block Party

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Watch The Lego Batman Movie and build and explore with legos and other blocks.

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The Maker’s Lab: Candy Making Workshop

February 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Meet in the Teen Department to make chocolate candy pops to go with your handmade greeting cards. For grades 4 through 12. Registration begins 1/10/2018 at 8:00 a.m.

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Mummies for Dummies

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Adults and Teens: Did you know not all mummies are Egyptian? Join in for an exploration of mummies from around the world, including Ötzi the Iceman, Lindow Man, Lady Dai, and (of course) King Tut.

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East End Teen Poetry Slam Competition

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Showcase your skills at the East End Teen Poetry Slam Competition. Be a part of this positive poetic emotional expression.

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March 2018

Hidden Figures Screening

March 3 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Celebrate the achievements of women and girls in STEM with a screening of Hidden Figures. Bring your lunch and a cushion to sit back on and get comfortable.

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Celebrating Women and Girls in STEM: Panel Discussion

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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All ages are invited to the Grand Staircase for an exciting panel discussion with local professional women working in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Panelists represent a wide variety of fields including medical research, computer engineering, and more. Vida Williams of HacktasticRVA will be our special guest moderator. Come hear about their journeys to work in modern STEM fields and ask them all about it.

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Paws to R.E.A.D.

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Read a story aloud to a trained therapy dog. Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend. Register online with your library card. For ages 6 and older.

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September 2018

The Upcycled Lab: Snack Wrapper Pouches

September 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Make no sew pouches to hold your pencils, coins, whatever you need. Use wrappers from candy, chips, and fruit snacks to create zippered carry pouches. For grade 4 through 12.

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Pete the Cat Party

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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A Pete-themed celebration. Make crafts, play games, and reading Pete the Cat stories.

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