Crozet Library – Virtual Events and Services

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Hey Crozet Community,

Our library crew is missing you all like crazy, and I know you might be missing us too. We’re hosting some virtual programs while we are closed, and there are a lot of other great virtual services that we are offering too. I hope you’ll take a moment to check out some of these things – and tune in tomorrow for a Parenting with Neuroscience with Erin Clabough, a Crozetian neuroscientist and mom of four who will be talking about using neuroscience in parenting, and touching on parenting in the coronavirus isolation world!

To prevent Zoom bombers, you must register online at to make sure you get the email with Zoom information. If you have questions about how to join an online program, let me know. And if you don’t already, we also have a tone of content on social media – boredom busters, storytime videos, and more, that can help keep you entertained during the quarantine.

Your friendly neighborhood librarian,


Upcoming Virtual Programs 

Parenting with Neuroscience with Erin Clabough, PhD

Friday April 24 at 10-11:30am

We live in a world currently defined by a pandemic response, but without compassion, we have nothing.  How can we teach compassion, especially when we are socially isolated? Neuroscientist and mother Erin Clabough will discuss how parents can use neuroscience to help their children develop empathy, creativity, and self-control. Erin Clabough is a professor at UVa and the author of Second Nature, which can be downloaded as an eBook on Libby.

Registration required, no limit. Via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 952 4523 6730

Password: 189730

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Crozet Teen Book Club

April 28 at 7-8:30pm

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Virtual Meeting: The Teen Book Club reads a wide variety of young adult fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Registration required. Last Tuesdays at 6:30-8pm.


Register online.

Crozet Monday Night Book Group

Monday, May 4 at 7pm

Join this informal group for relaxed and stimulating book discussions. Newcomers always welcome.

May 4: Educated by Tara Westover

Monday Night Book Group

Visit to register.

Creative Writing Workshop (Teens)

Tuesday, May 5 at 7-8:30pm

Have an idea for a story but don’t know where to start? Meet with other teen writers, a creative writing teacher, and local author M.K. England to bounce ideas off each other and get the creative process going. Grades 6-12. Please register online to receive a link for the virtual meeting.

See all virtual programs offered by all branches at the bottom of this email! 
Online Library Card Sign UpIf you don’t have a library card, but want to access online materials, you can get a temporary card here –  Share with your friends that don’t have a library card, too!
Downloadable content eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, streaming video, databases, oh my!Downloading ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more has always existed, but maybe you haven’t tried it yet because it all seems so confusing. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or totally new to our online content, we can help. 
If you’re having trouble, you can give us a call at 823-4050 and leave us a message and we’ll give you a call back. We are largely working from home, but we are checking messages!
Get started with our eLibrary here.


Hayley Tompkins
Branch Manager – Crozet Library
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
2020 Library Ave.
Crozet, Virginia 22932 

PH: 434.823.4050
FX: 434.823.8399

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