Calendar of Events – All Locations

Jun
15
Fri
Minecraft Mania @ Moneta/SML Library
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Reading takes you into the world of Minecraft @ Your Library!
Minecraft landscape featuring a river.
Do you LOVE Minecraft?  Then you should join us at the Moneta/SML library this afternoon for Minecraft Mania.
Meet up with players of all levels.  Bring your own phone, tablet, or laptop with your Minecraft creation or game.
Dress as your favorite character!  Enter for a chance to win Minecraft books and prizes!  Snacks will be served.
This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s theme is Reading Takes You Everywhere.

Jun
20
Wed
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Moneta/SML Library
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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.

Jun
30
Sat
Pop-Up Vacation Book Sale @ Moneta/SML Library
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Selection of used Military History Books.
What could be better than vacation time at Smith Mountain Lake?  The Friends of the Moneta/SML Library want to help you get ready for your summer guests by having a Popup Vacation Book Sale.  Outfit your guest rooms, lounge chairs or hammock with books at bargain prices!!  There is a wide selection of children’s books for reading at quiet time or bedtime.  For the history buffs, we recently received a large collection of military, aviation and nautical books.  The cosmic universe, the black hole and the big bang theory may also be explored through a wide selection of titles.  Hardback fiction by the current popular authors, i.e. Baldacci, Grisham, and Ludlum, etc. are ready to fill your summer reading basket.  The “beach books” are also available for your total relaxation.  Please come join us for this event on Saturday, June 30th, 10am – 4pm at the Moneta/SML Library at 13641 Moneta Road in Moneta.
The Friends of the Moneta/SML Library, Inc. is a 501C(3) nonprofit corporation organized to benefit your community library.

Jul
3
Tue
Kids on Broadway Workshop presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre @ Moneta/SML Library
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Let reading take you to the theatre this summer!

Cartoon children singing on a stage with the word Broadway at the top in lights.

Join us as we welcome back the Roanoke Children’s Theatre to the library for their Kids on Broadway program!
Children will be exposed to live performance through a variety of songs from their favorite Broadway musicals such as The Little Mermaid!
By the end of this program, students will have the opportunity to experience the dramatic arts themselves through song, dance and expression.
This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s theme is Reading Takes You Everywhere.

Jul
11
Wed
Larsen’s Reptiles @ Moneta/SML Library
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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. 

Nov
10
Sat
Friends of the Moneta/SML Library Fall Book & Bake Sale @ Moneta/SML Library
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Logo for the Friends of the Moneta/SML Library.
Stop by the Moneta/SML Library today for our Fall Book and Bake Sale.
Great prices on hardbacks, soft covers, paperbacks, DVD’s & CD’s and more available for sale!
We will have SURPRISE BOOK SPECIALS from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

 

 

 

Nov
14
Wed
Closed for Cabling Work @ Moneta/SML Library
Nov 14 – Nov 16 all-day
Nov
30
Fri
Holiday Craft Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Glenn Ayers reads Twas the Night Before Christmas in 2017 at the Moneta/SML Library.
Join us for the Moneta/SML Library’s Annual Holiday Craft Night!
Members of the Virginia Master Naturalists and the Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association as well as park rangers from Booker T. Washington National Monument park will be bringing free “make and take” crafts for all ages.
Visit with Santa and the NCATE therapy dogs; enjoy a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas and more!

Dec
13
Thu
American Sign Language Workshop Part 1: Basic Greetings and Family Signs @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

ASL Hand

Join us this evening at the Moneta/SML Library for a part one of our 2-part  introductory workshop for American Sign Language.
In this session we will learn and practice the signs for basic greetings and family members.
Space is limited to 20.  Please call us at 540-425-7004 to register.

Dec
20
Thu
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

ASL Hand

Join us this evening at the Moneta/SML Library for a part two of our 2-part introductory workshop for American Sign Language.
In this session we will learn the signs to use when asking questions (Who…What…Where…When…Why) and practice having conversations.
Space is limited to 20.  Please call us at 540-425-7004 to register.

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