Calendar of Events – All Locations

Apr
24
Tue
Teen Yoga @ Bedford Central Library
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The words you can do it in a stylized font where the d is a woman in a yoga pose.

Teens – Join us after school for an introductory lesson in Yoga.  Kathy Graham, a local instructor, will teach you some basic poses that will help you relax and stretch your muscles.  Mats will be provided for you.  Registration requested.  Please call the youth services department at 540-586-8911 ext. 2017.  For ages 12-16. 

May
12
Sat
Saturday Matinee: Darkest Hour @ Bedford Central Library
May 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

DVD cover for the film Darkest Hour.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: Darkest Hour
Starring Oscar Winner Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill

In 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Step back in history as we watch Darkest Hour (PG 13) on the little big screen and enjoy some free movie snacks!

Jun
5
Tue
Teen Movie Night (Thor Ragnarok) @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DVD Cover for Thor Ragnarok.  TEEN MOVIE NIGHT @ Bedford Central Library

Come to the Bedford Central Library for a teen movie!  We are watching the newest film in the Thor franchise, Thor Ragnarok (PG-13).  The running time is 2 hours 10 minutes.  Refreshments are provided.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

Jun
19
Tue
Selfie Scavenger Hunt @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Girl with a selfie of herself at the library on her phone.

Go on a Selfie Scavenger Hunt at the library.
Take selfies of yourself with a variety of things that can be found outside the library and win tasty candy prizes!  

Jun
20
Wed
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Icon for the Roanoke Children's Theatre's performance of Charlotte's Web featuring Charlotte the spider and Wilbur the pig.

The Roanoke Children’s Theatre will be performing at all of our libraries again this summer as part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s play is Charlotte’s Web by Joseph Robinette; based on the classic children’s book by E.B. White.  Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty. An affectionate runt of a pig named Wilbur meets a barnyard full of animals who quickly become family.
When Wilbur’s life is endangered, the thoughtful spider Charlotte devises an intriguing plan to keep the gentle little swine safe. This feel-good heart-warming classic is perfect for the whole family.

Jul
11
Wed
Larsen’s Reptiles @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photograph of the Larsen Family and their reptile friends taken at the Big Island Library during the 2017 Summer Reading Program.

The Larsen family is visiting again this year, with all of their scaly relatives in tow! You’re invited to meet all sorts of turtles, lizards, and sssssnakes at this educational event.
Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives. 

Jul
17
Tue
STEAM Fashion Club @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Duct tape bow hair pins.

Use your imagination in this STEAM program to create functional and wearable accessories out of Duct Tape.  For ages 8 to 15.
Registration is appreciated.  Please call us at (540) 586-8911 ext. 2107 to let us know you’re coming.   

Jul
19
Thu
Teen Movie Night (Black Panther) @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

DVD cover for Black Panther.  TEEN MOVIE NIGHT @ Bedford Central Library

Come to the Bedford Central Library for a teen movie!  We are watching Black Panther (PG-13).  The running time is 2 hours 15 minutes.  Refreshments are provided.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

Jul
28
Sat
Saturday Matinee: The Greatest Showman @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

DVD cover for The Greatest Showman.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: The Greatest Showman
Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya

Let the Bedford Central Library take you to the circus this afternoon!
Join us as we watch the life story of P.T. Barnum, the creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus enfold on the little big screen in this modern meets historical musical.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be provided.

Aug
11
Sat
Friends of the Bedford Public Library 2nd Saturday Book Room Sales @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Stack of used books on a weathered table.
The Friends of the Bedford Public Library’s Book Room is open of the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Come search for used books, DVDs and more!  Most items range in price from $.25 to a few dollars.
All proceeds benefit the Bedford Central Library.
http://friendsofbedfordlibrary.org/donating-and-buying-used-books/

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