Calendar of Events – All Locations

Jul
17
Tue
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – Reader’s Choice
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This month's book club selection is reader's choice.
Join us at the Big Island Library to read the book of the month and share insights and stories. The book for August is reader’s choice. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information. The book club is held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Friends of the Big Island Library.
Jul
19
Thu
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The words Books 4 Fun spelled out in cartoon alphabet block letters.

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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!

Jul
20
Fri
Fun Fridays: Go to Your World with Kindness Rocks@ Big Island Library
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Painted rocks - the one in front is painted to look like a sailboat on the ocean with a shark swimming in the water.
Kids in grades K-5 will have lots of FUN this FRIDAY painting their own Kindness Rocks.
This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program – this year’s theme is
Reading Takes You Everywhere!

Building Club @ Big Island Library
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lego® Construction Worker.

Join us at the Big Island Library for Building Club! Use our assortment of building materials including LEGO® bricks, wooden blocks and K’nex connectors to construct what your imagination sees OR accept the challenge of the month. We hope to see you there. For ages 5+

Sponsored by Friends of the Big Island Library.

Jul
21
Sat
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Jul 21 @ 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.

Jul
23
Mon
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ebroidery thread, buttons, Cross Stich samplers, and felt animals.

Calling all knitters, crochet lovers, quilters, and anyone who loves to craft with needles and thread (or yarn)! Bring your projects and join in the fun on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month for Stitch-in.
Jul
24
Tue
T(w)een Tuesday: Eats From Everywhere @ Big Island Library
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

An illustration of a globe made up of the word FOOD in blue and green.
For this month’s special Summer Reading Program edition of T(w)een Tuesday we’ll be making and tasting authentic snacks from around the world.
For students in grades 4-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

T(w)een Tuesday: Eats From Everywhere @ Big Island Library
Jul 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

An illustration of a globe made up of the word FOOD in blue and green.
For this month’s special Summer Reading Program edition of T(w)een Tuesday we’ll be making and tasting authentic snacks from around the world.
For students in grades 6+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

Jul
27
Fri
Fun Friday Movie @ Big Island Library – Around The World in 80 Days
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

DVD cover for the 2004 film Around The World in 80 Days.

Join us at the Big Island Library for a movie and a snack. Today we will be watching Around The World In 80 Days (PG). We hope to see you there!

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

Jul
28
Sat
Grand Finale: Games and Eats From Everywhere @ Big Island Library
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

An illustration of a globe made up of the word FOOD in blue and green.
For our 2018 Summer Reading Program “Reading Takes You Everywhere” Finale we’ll be making and tasting authentic snacks from around the world.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.