Calendar of Events – All Locations

Jul
17
Tue
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Jul 17 @ 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
18
Wed
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Jul 18 @ 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!

Money Smart: To Your Credit @ Forest Library
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Credit cards
This is the seventh session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called To Your Credit.  By the end of this course, participants will understand how to read a credit report and how to build and repair their credit history.  To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • Define credit and explain why it is important.
  • Describe the purpose of a credit report and how it is used.
  • Order a copy of their credit report.
  • Read and analyze their credit report to determine if they are ready to apply for credit.
  • Differentiate between “good” and “bad” credit.
  • Describe the implications of “good” and “bad” credit scores.
  • Identify ways to build and repair their credit history.
  • Recognize how to correct errors on their credit report.
  • Recognize how to guard against identity theft.

*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.

Jul
19
Thu
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 19 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Two cartoon babies in a cradle.

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 19 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Two cartoon babies in a cradle.

Introduction to Instagram @ Forest Library
Jul 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Weathered boards and a illustration of a cell phone and the Instagram registration page.
What is Instagram?  Learn how to download the app and set up your account.  Basic Instagram terminology and how to post to your account.
Call us at 540-425-7002 to sign up or see a librarian at the desk.  

Jul
21
Sat
Books with Jefferson @ Forest Library
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Photo of Jefferson, a Saluki.
Meet Jefferson the Saluki at the Forest Library
Register for a time to come and read to Jefferson, an Alliance Therapy Dog. He is a friendly and lovable dog that loves to be read to. We hope you’ll come and read a story to this furry friend!
Call us at 540-425-7002 to sign up.

Jul
23
Mon
Galaxy Paintings @ Forest Libary
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Galaxy Painting.Calling all future van Gogh’s, Kahlo’s, and Pollock’s!  Let your inner artist shine this summer at the Forest Library.
Children ages 7+ will have fun creating their very own galaxy paintings.
This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s theme is Reading Takes You Everywhere.  

Jul
26
Thu
Teen Anime Club @ Forest Library
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Anime boy twirling a pen, sitting at a desk with art supplies.Teens and Tweens, 12+, come and discuss your favorite anime series with other teen enthusiasts.
We will have supplies for drawing and coloring your favorite anime characters and art. We hope you’ll come!

Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Globe Made of Legos.

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