Check the Ashland Library’s Calendar page for a complete list of Upcoming Events at the Ashland Library. Below are events we think will be of particular interest to Friends of the Ashland Library Members and their families. For more information on any of these events or programs, please call the Library at 804-798-4072.
The Lemon Project: a Story of a Slave
Unfortunately, this program is cancelled due to illness. Hopefully, it will be rescheduled.
Thursday, January 12, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Jody Allen, Visiting Assistant Professor of History & Coordinator of The Lemon Project at the College of William & Mary, gives a fascinating talk on the life of Lemon, a man enslaved by the College. His story represents the stories of known and unknown African-Americans who helped build this country. Ages 18 & up. Sponsored by the The Ashland Museum and the Ashland Branch Library.
Hanover Master Gardeners: Composting
Saturday, January 28, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
The Hanover Master Gardeners will show you how to make and use compost to grow bigger and better plants.
Beginning Knitting Workshop
Wednesday, February 1, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Jennifer Raymond, owner of Tinking Turtle Designs will show you how to get started with your first knitting project. No experience necessary. Supplies provided. Call or visit the library to sign up.
Beginning Crochet Workshop
Wednesday, February 15, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Jennifer Raymond, owner of Tinking Turtle Designs will show you how to get started with your first crochet project. No experience necessary. Supplies provided. Call or visit the library to sign up.
Book Clubs & Recurring Programs: Please call or visit the library for program information.
The Morning Book Club – meets every third Friday at 10:00 a.m.
The Afternoon Book Club – meets every third Monday at 1:00 p.m.
The Evening Book Club – meets every third Thursday at 7:00 p.m.