Past Events

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Do you have a great family photo that portrays “reading and enjoying a picture book”?
Or do you want to be involved in a great community project?
If yes, please keep reading!

The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library invite community members–Moms, Dads, caregivers, every Chesterfield County adult who loves reading picture books– to submit photos that clearly represent the concept of “reading and enjoying a picture book”.

A picture book is a book written for children that heavily relies on pictures to help tell the story, but may also include words.

Select photos will be featured in the launch of the Friends’ upcoming Children’s Picture Book fundraiser and the 50th Anniversary for the Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library! The goal of the campaign is to refresh or replenish 1,000 picture books for the Chesterfield libraries.

The Friends wish to represent the diversity of the Chesterfield community in this fundraiser campaign, and encourage individuals and families of all backgrounds, cultures, and configurations to submit photos.

The deadline for submitting photos is 10/24/20 by 11:59 p.m. EST. Photos can be submitted by emailing them to president@chesterfieldfriends.org or via the Friends’ Facebook messenger. Please click here to read more!

NOTE: Terms and Conditions

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PPE Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who donated to the PPE for Library Staff Campaign. The campaign was very successful and the Library staff really appreciates the support.
The total amount raised was $4,341!

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2020 FCCPL Annual Meeting
Members participated in the 2020 Annual meeting on Friday, May 8, 2020, virtually, by using their electronic devices. There were no elections. President Andrea Brown officiated the meeting and Director at Large Kahil Dotay ran the technical side of the meeting. Andrea Brown gave a year in review report followed by a Library status report by the Library Director, Mike Mabe.

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LaPrade booksale held 3/13/20 and 3/14/20 was a success.

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Donate any amount you wish by clicking the donate button above.

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Don’t miss the first Friends event of its kind where we’ll celebrate and discuss “The Role of Women in the Civil Rights Movement” in Chesterfield and Petersburg with local experts and living legend, Mrs. Wyatt Tee Walker.

Register for the 6 pm Reception HERE  AND/OR  for the 7 pm free event HERE

Register for the 6 pm Reception HERE  AND/OR  for the 7 pm free event HERE

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Central Friends Special Book Sale
Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2 and 3, 10am – 9pm
Friday, Oct. 4, 10am – 5pm
Saturday, Oct. 5, 10am – 3pm

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Enon Friends Special Book Sale
Friday and Saturday October 11-12, 10am-5pm

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Friends of the Library Reception with Ruta Sepetys

Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-the-library-reception-with-ruta-sepetys-tickets-60899638458


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The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Friends will take place Friday, May 31, 2019 at North Courthouse Road Library.

The featured speaker will be LynDee Walker, award-winning mystery writer and Chesterfield county resident! Learn more about LynDee and her bestselling novels here!

A special reception for Friends members will begin at 6:15 during which Friends and guests (tickets available for $10 each) can purchase copies of Ms. Walker’s books, have them signed, and chat with the author.

The program will begin at 7:15 and is free and open to the public.

Click here to get your tickets today!


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Come check out our book sale

The REALLY BIG BOOK SALE!

What: The Really BIG Book Sale (50,000 books, magazines, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, and more.)

When: June 6th to 9th 2019
10:00 am to 7:00 pm Thursday and Friday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday
Noon to 4:00 pm Sunday (Sunday is $5 a bag, all day)

Where: Chesterfield County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall

Who: Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library

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On going book sales in the branches

In addition to periodically held big book sales, did you know you can visit all ten library branches and find bargain prices on books, DVDs, CDs, and more?

Follow the Friends on Facebook for the most up-to-date event postings!