Calendar of Events – All Locations

Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Logo for Virginia Career Works Central Region featuring a stylized cartoon of a cardinal.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provides funding and resources to job seekers that may have barriers to employment.  Learn more about the opportunities available by meeting with a Career Navigator with the Region 2000 Workforce Center.  To learn more about Region 2000 Workforce Development visit our website or call 434-455-5940

Funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Region 2000 Workforce Development Board is an equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with
disabilities.  The full EEO policy can be found at If you need to contact the local Equal Opportunity Representative, contact Ben Bowman, Executive Director at 434-845-5678 ext 221.


Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Let’s Heat Up: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

11 thermometers showing an increase in temperature from left to right.
Let’s Heat Up!: A STEAM Program at the Big Island Library

Our January thru April STEAM programs are inspired by the book Now and Ben, The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Barretta.
This month we will be performing different thermal conductivity experiments.
We’ll start each program with a game based on the timeline found in the book.
Registration required and space is limited, please call us at 540-425-7000 to sign up.  For Grades K-5.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.


Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Illustrated pile of legos.

Come and join children ages 5 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®.

Family Fun Night with the Fire Department and their Fire Truck! @ Moneta/SML Library
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for the 1st EVER Family Fun Night at the Moneta/SML Library.
Come and see a real fire truck!  Hear about fire safety from the Moneta Volunteer Fire Department.  Get handouts, stickers, and hats!
Do a craft and eat some snacks!
Registration is required for this event. 
Please see a librarian or call us at 540-452-7004.

Family Fun Nights will be held on the last Thursday of each month.
Join us each month for different activities fun for the whole family!

Next month will be our Pokémon Party!

Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Peaks Room located upstairs. No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
This month’s book is We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.

For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
Book cover for We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.



Fun Filled Fridays @ Stewartsville Library
Apr 26 @ 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.
ABC blocks.


Spring Book Sale @ Montvale Library
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Montvale Library has hundreds of used books for sale at Great Prices!
All sales support the Montvale Library. 

Saturday Matinee: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald @ Moneta/SML Library
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

DVD cover for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Join us at the Moneta/SML library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens
This month we will be watching Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald starring Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Johnny Depp, Callum Turner, Ezra Miller, and Alison Sudol.
In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.

Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Apr 29 @ 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!

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