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.

Train Day
Saturday, November 4, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Ashland Library and Friends of the Ashland Library will celebrate Train Day by hosting a model train exhibit in the library. The popular entertainer, Matthew Dodd, will sing railroad and American hobo songs in the multi-purpose room. Outside the library, the Friends will be offering free cookies and cider to visitors. For more info about Train Day activities in Ashland, visit the Train Day website or the Train Day Facebook page.


Ashland Library’s Anniversary Open House
Saturday, November 11, Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate 20 years of library service at 201 S. Railroad Ave. with memories of our “Book Brigade” as volunteers moved the library book by book across the tracks.  Join us at 2:00 p.m. for a special performance of “Two Tellers Telling” sharing library stories of the past, part of “Celebrate!: A Storytelling Series for Adults.”

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.