Calendar of Events – All Locations

Oct
19
Sat
Cupcake Class @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Smiling cartoon cupcake with sprinkles and a cherry on top.
Today we will be welcoming special guest Caroline May, the head decorator at Kissed Cupcakes, who will be here to teach teens and tweens (ages 12+) how to make homemade buttercream frosting!  She will also demonstrate several decorating techniques using piping bags.  Following the lesson participants will have the opportunity to decorate their own cupcakes using the techniques they learned and compete in a mini “Cupcake Wars”.
The cupcakes will be judged by local food professionals and prizes will be awarded.  Registration is required; please call the youth services department at 540-586-8911 ext. 2107 to sign up!   

*This is the re-scheduled class from September 7th NOT a new class.

Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Oct 19 @ 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.
Ages 18+ suggested.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

Family Movie Matinee: Toy Story 4 @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Toy Story 4 with all your favorite characters.

Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of every month for a fun family afternoon of crafts, games, snacks and a movie.
This month the movie is Toy Story 4*.  We hope to see you there!

*Movie subject to change based on DVD availability.

 

Oct
21
Mon
Friends Of The Big Island Library Fall Book & Bake Sale @ Big Island Library
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Green, blue, and purple cookies with eyes.

Support the Friends of the Big Island Library by purchasing gently-used Books, DVDs, and homemade baked goods during our Fall 2019 Book and Bake Sale.
The Friends are a vital part of the Big Island Library; the group pays for supplies and programs and helps with expenses not covered in the budget.

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Parent and a young child reading a book.
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months.
Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Oct
22
Tue
Friends Of The Big Island Library Fall Book & Bake Sale @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Green, blue, and purple cookies with eyes.

Support the Friends of the Big Island Library by purchasing gently-used Books, DVDs, and homemade baked goods during our Fall 2019 Book and Bake Sale.
The Friends are a vital part of the Big Island Library; the group pays for supplies and programs and helps with expenses not covered in the budget.

T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Illustration of a video game controller on a green background.

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:00 PM to 4:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 4-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Illustration of a video game controller on a green background.

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:00 PM to 4:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 6+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

Oct
24
Thu
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Giraffe with height chart.
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  
The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!

STEAM:All Locked Up @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Four linked padlocks in different colors.

This month’s STEAM Program is an escape-room-style educational challenge designed to get kids to work in an “out of the box” way.
For grades K-5.  Registration is requested; call us at 540-425-7000 or see a librarian to sign up. 

 

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