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Upcoming Events

Apr
25
Wed
Money Smart: Money Matters @ Forest Library
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A stack of bills with the word Expenses on top and various budget words around it.
This is the fourth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Money Matters.  By the end of this course, participants will understand how to manage money by preparing a personal spending plan and identifying ways to decrease spending and increase income.   To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • Track daily spending habits.
  • Prepare a personal spending plan or budget to estimate monthly income and expenses.
  • Identify ways to decrease spending.
  • Identify possible ways to increase income.
  • Identify budgeting tools that will help them manage their bills.
  • List and prioritize financial goals.
  • Recognize how to create a plan to achieve financial goals.

*You do not have to have an account with Woodforest Bank to attend these financial literacy seminars they are open to all adults.  Attend any sessions you want.  For more information contact us at 540-425-7002.

Apr
26
Thu
Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

An old woman in a blue dress and white apron and a goose or Mother Goose.

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coloring pencils and a flowery adult coloring sheet.

An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library. We meet every Thursday (except when the library is closed) from 2pm to 4pm. Come relax and
de-stress with us! Questions? Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006 for more information!

Money Smart: Money Matters @ Montvale Library
Apr 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A stack of bills with the word Expenses on top and various budget words around it.
This is the fourth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Montvale Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Money Matters.  By the end of this course, participants will understand how to manage money by preparing a personal spending plan and identifying ways to decrease spending and increase income.   To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • Track daily spending habits.
  • Prepare a personal spending plan or budget to estimate monthly income and expenses.
  • Identify ways to decrease spending.
  • Identify possible ways to increase income.
  • Identify budgeting tools that will help them manage their bills.
  • List and prioritize financial goals.
  • Recognize how to create a plan to achieve financial goals.

*You do not have to have an account with Woodforest Bank to attend these financial literacy seminars they are open to all adults.  Attend any sessions you want.  For more information contact us at 540-425-7006.

Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
DVD cover for the Lego Ninjago movie.
“Crafts and games start at 5:30 PM; and the feature film The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) with snacks begins at 6:00 PM. Have fun and watch a great movie with your friends and family! At no cost to you.
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and join children ages 4 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you would like with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®. 5:30pm-7:00pm

Apr
27
Fri
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Lincoln In The Bardo
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Peaks Room located upstairs. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! This month’s book is Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders.  For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
Book club for Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.

 

 

Fun Filled Fridays @ Stewartsville
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Fun Filled Friday mornings at the Stewartsville Library for children ages 0 – 36 months and one of their favorite grown-ups. Visit the library at 10:30 on Friday mornings for a program of playing instruments, learning rhymes, reading stories, dancing and playing with new friends.

A cartoon image of a young boy and girl playing with alphabet blocks.

STEAM Club: Nurture Nature: Show Love for our Planet @ Big Island Library
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Photo of a nature collage using leaves, feathers, a small gourd and other objects.
-We will explore ways to take care of our environment.  

-Learn how awesome nature and our world is through STEAM experiments 

-Create an organic collage using nature from the Blue Ridge

Registration required space is limited, call us at 540-425-7000.  For Grades K-5.  

Apr
28
Sat
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

A pen writing in cursive on lined paper.

Calling all creative writers to the Big Island Library for critiques, workshops, discussions and sharing. Bring something you’re working on and get help from other writers in the area. We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30-12. Ages 18+ suggested.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.