WRL Comes to You

WRL Comes to You

Services We Offer to Preschools & Childcare Centers

Each fall, we host an annual training for preschool teachers on a variety of literacy topics. Use our registration form to find out more about the topics for 2018 and to sign up.

The Library offers outreach services to qualifying preschools and childcare centers located in the City of  Williamsburg and James City County. We deliver:

  • Monthly storytime held at your center.
  • Monthly Mobile Library Services van visit for your students and teachers.
  • Library cards for your preschoolers who reside in Williamsburg, James City County, and York County.
  • Fine-free Teacher Cards.
  • Bins of Preschool books to check out for use in your classrooms.
  • Annual Preschool Literacy Training Workshop for preschool teachers.
  • Email alerts of new library collections, programs, and services.
  • The Library’s Winter Reading Program for your classrooms

Service We Offer to Schools, K-12

The Library provides outreach services to public and private schools that are  consistent with the library’s current strategic plan, and are guided by the Williamsburg Regional Library/Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools Partnership Agreement.  The library offers the following services:

Classroom programs, author visits, Mobile Library Services van service to WJCC Summer School sites, Teacher Cards, Library staff attendance at school events, training opportunities for teachers and staff, tours of the library buildings.

Schedule and Forms for Schools, K-12

K -8th Grade:

For more information about storytimes and other programs for your classroom, author visits, teacher training opportunities, or to schedule a library tour, contact:
Sandra Towers
Youth Services Director

9-12th Grade:

For more information about online database training, library cards for students, tours of the library, or teacher training, contact:
Rachael Nelson
Teen Librarian

Preschool or Mobile Library Services Van information, contact:
Eletha Davis
Mobile Library Services Manager
Youth and Family Outreach

Homebound Services

The Library offers a free, personalized service for qualifying homebound residents of Williamsburg and James City County.  Homebound users are eligible for monthly delivery and pickup of library books, movies, audiobooks, and CDs.  Library staff can also help homebound users discover new authors and titles and find information.  Williamsburg Regional Library defines homebound to mean that leaving home is a major effort for a period of 6 months or more.  If leaving home, it must be to get medical treatment or for short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons. Click here for application information.

Schedule and Forms for Adult Care Centers Service

Mobile Library Services staff bring carts of books, music, and movies into the lobbies of adult care centers.   The Library staff  can help you find specific authors and titles, can recommend a good book to read or listen to, and can help you find information.

Barbara Jones
Mobile Library Services Manager
Adult and Homebound Outreach