Calendar of Events – All Locations

Jun
17
Mon
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Balls of yarn and knitting needles under the words Stichin' Chicks @ Montvale Library

Join us every Monday at 2:00pm (except holidays), bring your projects, and knit or crochet with us! New members are always welcome, and no experience is necessary. Come learn with us!

Jun
18
Tue
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Montvale Library
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Illustration of a red bird wearing a purple beret and holding a green megaphone.
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  
The theme for this session is It’s Showtime At Your Library!

Craft Day: Emoji Coffee Filter Edition @ Montvale Library
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee filter colored to look like a sunglasses wearing emoji on a pink piece of paper.Children will use coffee filters to
create their favorite emojis!
A 2019 Summer Reading Program Event

Jun
19
Wed
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Puppets @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Paper shark hand puppet.

If you enjoy making fun crafts then you should
join us this summer for Wacky Wednesdays!
Each week we’ll make a different project.
This week children will create their own puppets!

Wacky Wednesdays are part of the
2019 Summer Reading Program.

Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come to the Bedford Central Library on 3rd* Wednesday of every month and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert.
Each child will receive detailed species fact sheets at each meeting.
Registration is required and limited.  For ages 5 to 8.
*We will meet on the 2nd Wednesday in November because of Thanksgiving.

A black and white illustration of a dinosaurs skeleton.

Jun
20
Thu
Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Jun 20 @ 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.

Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents School House Rock Live! @ Montvale Library
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

School House Rock Live!
presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre

A play based on the popular Saturday morning cartoon that taught kids history, grammar, math and more will be performed live at your library this summer by actors/actresses from the Roanoke Children’s Theatre.  Go on a journey with Tom, a brand new teacher, who is a bit nervous about starting his first day. While watching tv to relax, characters emerge to show him how to win his students over through song and quite a bit of imagination.

Based on the book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating & Kyle Hall
Music & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall & Tom Yohe

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Photograph of a floral coloring sheet and the tips of several colored pencils.Confessions of a Colorholic is open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression!  Join us every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 PM at the Montvale Library.  The library provides coloring sheets as well as markers, coloring pencils and pens but you are welcome to bring your own.

Computer Skills 101 @ Montvale Library
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A computer monitor, a tablet, and a cell phone with the words Computer Skills 101.

Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own:

  • Navigating library website
  • Basic web surfing
  • Identifying secure and dependable websites
  • Setting up email
  • Meet the Mouse beginner class
Jun
21
Fri
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents School House Rock Live! @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

School House Rock Live!
presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre

A play based on the popular Saturday morning cartoon that taught kids history, grammar, math and more will be performed live at your library this summer by actors/actresses from the Roanoke Children’s Theatre.  Go on a journey with Tom, a brand new teacher, who is a bit nervous about starting his first day. While watching tv to relax, characters emerge to show him how to win his students over through song and quite a bit of imagination.

Based on the book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating & Kyle Hall
Music & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall & Tom Yohe

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