Calendar of Events – All Locations

Aug
19
Mon
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Aug 19 @ 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!

Aug
20
Tue
Eat Smart…Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Eat Smart Move More Logo
Take charge of your health today!
Join us and start your journey to better living.  In this program you will learn how to:

  • Be active with the whole family
  • Plan meals, shop, and save money
  • Fill half of your plate with colorful fruits and vegetables
  • Find out why you need fiber and how to get enough
  • Discover why you still need dairy foods as an adult
  •  Choose lean protein foods, including vegetarian options
  • Make small changes that will lead to healthier living
  • Prepare new recipes your kids will love

Receive fun gifts at each meeting!
Select from:

  • “Cooking is a SNAP” Cookbook
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Vegetable scrub brush
  • Exercise stretch band
  • Food & refrigerator thermometer
  • Water bottle
  • Cutting mat set
  • Silicone spatula
  • Insulated lunch bag
  • Grocery list pad

This program is presented by the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Registration is REQUIRED.  Please call the Forest Library at 540-425-7002 to sign up.

If you have any questions about this series please contact Amanda Armstrong at 540-586-7675.

Family Game Night @ Montvale Library
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Scrabble tiles spelling out the word FAMILY.
Join us this afternoon for Family Game Night here at the Montvale Library.
We will have board games and strategy games fun for the whole family!

Aug
22
Thu
Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Aug 22 @ 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.

Cenozoic Critters: Part 2 @ Forest Library
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

A woolly mammoth.Join us part 2 of our Cenozoic Critters presentation taught by Vic Fleet, our dinosaur club expert.  For ages 5+.
No registration required. 

Aug
26
Mon
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Aug 26 @ 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!

Aug
29
Thu
Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Aug 29 @ 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.

Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Illustrated pile of legos.

Come and join children ages 5 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®.

Aug
31
Sat
I ♥ My Library Day @ Montvale Library
Aug 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Book with pages shaped into a heart and bokeh lights behind it.Show your library some love!
We are looking for volunteers to spend the morning beautifying the outside of the Montvale Library. Families welcome.

**Volunteers should be ages 7 and older to participate**

Contact the Main Desk at 540-425-7006 for more information

 

 

 

 

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