Calendar of Events – All Locations

Aug
1
Thu
Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Aug 1 @ 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.

Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Please register ahead of time for the club. 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.We hope to see you there!

A black and white illustration of a dinosaurs skeleton.

Aug
2
Fri
Teen-Tween Night @ Montvale Library
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

2 hours of Kinect gaming, board games, snacks, pizza, and socializing! Meet your friends in Montvale and enjoy teen activities from 5-7 pm on the 1st Friday of each month.  For ages 10-17.  

Aug
5
Mon
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Aug 5 @ 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
6
Tue
Eat Smart…Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library
Aug 6 @ 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.

Preschool Story Time @ Montvale Library
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Story Time Cartoon.

Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play in this fun story time for children ages 3 to 5.

Aug
8
Thu
Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Aug 8 @ 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.

Aug
12
Mon
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – The Stranger in the Woods
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel book cover.

All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The August title is The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.

Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Aug 12 @ 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
13
Tue
Eat Smart…Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library
Aug 13 @ 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.

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