Calendar of Events – All Locations

Dec
7
Thu
Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Dec 7 @ 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.

Adult Book Club @ Montvale Library – The Quiet Game
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The book cover for The Quiet Game by Greg Iles.
Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 2pm in the Montvale Library. The December book is The Quiet Game by Greg Iles. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call 540-425-7006 x2.
Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coloring pencils and a flowery adult coloring sheet.

An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library. We meet every Thursday (except when the library is closed) from 2pm to 4pm. Come relax and
de-stress with us! Questions? Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006 for more information!

Write Club @ Bedford Library
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The words once upon a time written across a blank paper.

If you like to write fiction, join Write Club! Come to the upstairs meeting room at the Bedford Library to meet and chat with other young writers about your prose. Whether you write fan fiction or your own original stories, this is the place for you to share your work, get feedback, do writing exercises, and make friends who share your passion! Did you participate in National Novel Writing Month during November? Share your work and celebrate your creative accomplishments during our December meeting! Enjoy snacks and chat about your favorite characters and why you love them. Fill out fun info sheets for your own original characters and show them off to other writers! Registration is appreciated. Please call (540) 586-8911 ext. 2107 to register. Remember the first rule of Write Club: Talk about it! Ages 12-17

Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

A black and white illustration of a dinosaurs skeleton.

Ages 6+, come to the Forest Library on first Thursdays and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert. Each child will receive detailed species fact sheets at each meeting. Please register ahead of time for the club. We hope to see you there!
Dec
8
Fri
Fun Filled Fridays @ Stewartsville
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Fun Filled Friday mornings at the Stewartsville Library for children ages 0 – 36 months and one of their favorite grown-ups. Visit the library at 10:30 on Friday mornings for a program of playing instruments, learning rhymes, reading stories, dancing and playing with new friends.

A cartoon image of a young boy and girl playing with alphabet blocks.

Holiday Craft Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Reindeer in a wintery scene.
Please join us at the Moneta/SML library for a special Holiday Craft Night for all ages. 

For the Kids – Kids will enjoy making reindeer ornaments, buttons, antler hats, and take home their very own bags of “magic reindeer food”! Some of your favorite furry friends will also stop by to say hello.  Santa will here to hear your holiday wishes! 
For the Adults – We’ll have a door prize drawing for holiday decorations made by members of the Bedford Area Master Gardener Association.  The Master Gardeners will also be here to show you how to make your own holiday kissing balls!
For All – A reading of the traditional poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Mr. Glenn Ayers, live music provided by Zachery Williams on guitar, delicious refreshments and festive family photo ops!

Dec
11
Mon
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library
Dec 11 @ 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.
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Hercule Poirot’s Christmas
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Book cover for Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie.
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The December title is Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Dec 11 @ 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!