York County, Virginia
October Fun at Your Library


October Fun at Your Library



October 3, 2018
 
     The York County Public Library offers a wide variety of programs, activities and fun for all ages during October. All programs are free and open to the public.
     The Live Well @ Your Library and Explore @ Your Library series continue this month with a variety of programs for adults. Registration is noted if required. Register online through the Events Calendar, www.yorkcounty.gov/library, or by calling the Tabb Library, (757) 890-5120, or the Yorktown Library, (757) 890-5207. Programs include:

  • Personal Cyber Security on October 9 at 1 p.m., hosted by York County Information Technology Dept., Yorktown
  • Personal Cyber Security on October 10 at 6:30 p.m., hosted by York County Information Technology Dept., Tabb
  • J.A. Jance Author Talk and Book Signing on October 11 at 7 p.m., hosted by Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium, Christopher Newport University’s David Student Union, free tickets available at area libraries
  • Introduction to Tai Chi on October 15 at 6 p.m., Tabb, registration required
  • Movie Night—“Young Frankenstein” on October 16 at 6:30 p.m., adults and teens, Tabb
  • DMV Connect on October 17 at 9 a.m., Yorktown
  • Bulbs 101 on October 18 at 1:30 p.m., Yorktown, registration required
  • VHDA First-time Homebuyer Class on October 20 at 10:15 a.m., Tabb, register at www.vhda.com/FreeClass
  • Explore the Ghosts of Yorktown with author and paranormal investigator Jeff Santos on October 23 at 6:30 p.m., Yorktown, registration required
  • Maximize your Social Security Workshop on October 29 at 6:30 p.m., Tabb, registration required
  • Haunted Yoga on October 30 at 6:45 p.m., Tabb, registration required
  • Maximize your Social Security Workshop on November 1 at 6:30 p.m., Yorktown, registration required
 
     The Library is hosting several events for teens this month. Registration is not required. For more information, contact the Youth Services Department at Tabb, (757) 890-5110. Programs include:
  • Personal Cyber Security on October 9 at 1 p.m., hosted by York County Information Technology Dept., Yorktown
  • Personal Cyber Security on October 10 at 6:30 p.m., hosted by York County Information Technology Dept., Tabb
  • Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Party and Movie Screening on October 13 at 1 p.m., Tabb
  • Movie Night—Young Frankenstein on October 16 at 6:30 p.m., ages 13 and up, Tabb
  • Teen Advisory Committee Interest Meeting on October 20 at 2 p.m., teens in grades 9-12, Tabb

     The following programs are offered for children during October. Registration is noted if required. Register online through the library’s Events Calendar, www.yorkcounty.gov/library. For more information, contact the Youth Services Department at Tabb, (757) 890-5110, or Yorktown, (757) 890-3236. Programs include:
  • Lego Lovers on October 8 at 4:30 p.m., ages 5-12, Tabb
  • Snuggle Stories on October 11 at 7 p.m., families, Tabb
  • Science Sunday—Halloween STEM on October 14 at 2 p.m., ages 5-10, Tabb, registration required
  • Makerspace—Tinkercad on October 18 at 4:30 p.m., ages 10-14, Tabb, registration begins Oct. 11
  • Monday Morning Homeschoolers—STEM Engineering Challenge on October 22 at 10:30 a.m., Tabb, registration begins Oct. 15
  • Halloween Story Time on October 27 at 10:30 a.m., ages 3 and up, Tabb
  • Halloween Story Time on October 27 at 1 p.m., ages 3 and up, Yorktown
  • Paws to Read on October 27 at 2 p.m., ages 6-12, Tabb
  • Weekly Story Times, schedule available on the Events Calendar, registration begins October 22 for Tiny and Toddler Tales and October 23 for Preschool Story Time

 
     The Tabb and Yorktown Libraries will be closed Friday, October 19, in observance of Yorktown Day. Both libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 20.
 
     For information on library programs, visit our website at www.yorkcounty.gov/library or contact the Tabb Library at 890-5120 or the Yorktown Library at 890-5207. Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/yorkcountypubliclibrary. Visit the Tabb Library at 100 Long Green Blvd., Yorktown, VA 23693 or the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown, VA 23692. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
 
     Through an agreement with the Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL), York County residents may utilize the services of both WRL branches:  515 Scotland Street and 7770 Croaker Road.  For directions and hours of operation, call (757) 259-4040 or (757) 259-7770.


For more information, contact York County Public Affairs at 757-890-3300 or visit www.yorkcounty.gov/publicinfo

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