HENRICO LIBRARIES ANNOUNCE FREE FALL PROGRAMS- Featuring the Richmond Astronomical Society, Modern Richmond, and Latin Ballet

Henrico County Public Libraries have big things in store for fall, including free programming from high-profile community partners the Richmond Astronomical Society, the Virginia Repertory Theatre, Modern Richmond Week, and the Latin Ballet of Virginia.

Fall programming at Henrico County Public Library (HCPL) will include astronomy, architecture, dance, and theater programs from prominent community partners, plus much more, all free to library patrons.

HCPL provides free, engaging programming to further its mission to promote reading and life-long learning, connect people with information they need, and enrich community life.  The complete fall schedule, which features educational programs for all ages, can be accessed online at events.henricolibrary.org, or through the Program Guide shared with Henrico Recreation and Parks, available in-print at libraries and locations across the county, as well as online at https://www.henricolibrary. org/images/MainSite/pdf/ ProgramGuide-201709.pdf.

Featured Fall Programs Include:

Night Sky Astronomy with the Richmond Astronomical Society

Enjoy amazing views of the Moon and other celestial objects with high-quality telescopes operated by members of Richmond Astronomical Society.  Educational fun for the whole family!  Part of the NASA @ My Library Project, a grant-funded STEM education initiative.
Libbie Mill: September 28, 7pm, for all ages; in case of cloudy weather, rain date will be Mon, Oct 2.
Varina: October 23, 6:15pm, for all ages; in case of cloudy weather, rain date will be Oct 24.

Modern Richmond Presents:  A screening of Philip Johnson, Diary of an Eccentric Architect

As part of Modern Richmond Week, a weeklong celebration of Richmond’s unique and inspiring community of modern design, Varina Library will host a screening of this documentary chronicling the life and work of architect Philip Johnson as he contemplates designing a building with no straight lines.  The creator of the famous “Glass House” in New Caanan, CT, and one of the most creative and influential architects of the century, Philip Johnson has always been at the forefront of stylistic change.
Wednesday, September 20, 7pm at Varina Library

NuYoRican with the Latin Ballet of Virginia

The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents true stories of thousands of Puerto Ricans migrating to the United States after World War II, portrayed through dances like La Plena La Bomba, as well as Mambos, Salsas, Latin Jazz and Reggaeton.
Tuckahoe: Saturday, October 7, 12:30pm
Varina: October 7, 4:30pm

Theatre for the Very Young: SPACE BABY! With the Virginia Repertory Theatre

Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre, SPACE BABY! is an interactive performance for children ages 0-5 and their parents. Part of the national Talking is Teaching campaign.
Monday, October 16, 10:30am at North Park
Tuesday, October 17, 10:30am at Sandston
Wednesday, October 18, 10:15am at Glen Allen
Thursday, October 19, 10:30am at Varina
Monday, October 23, 10:30am at Twin Hickory
Monday, October 23, 3:30pm at Gayton
Tuesday, October 24, 9:30am at Tuckahoe
Wednesday, October 25, 10am at Fairfield
Thursday, October 26, 9:30am at Libbie Mill