Calendar of Events – All Locations

Apr
25
Tue
Krazy for Colors @ Stewartsville Library
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm


An adult coloring group at the Stewartsville Library. We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Come relax and de-stress with us!

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library. We meet every Tuesday (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
4th Tuesday Tween/Teen Time @ Big Island Library
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Hang out at the Big Island Library from 4:30 to 6:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 5-10. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library
Apr
26
Wed
Bedford Fashion Design @ Bedford Central Library @ Bedford Public Library
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm
Bedford Fashion Design @ Bedford Central Library @ Bedford Public Library

Did you know that during the last fashion week, models wore clothes made from a 3D printer? On the first Wednesday of the month come to the Bedford Library and learn all about fashion design. In this club you will have access to materials including: clothes, fabric of all kinds, embellishments, materials to make accessories, sewing materials including a sewing machine, and a 3D printer (for an end of the season project). We will also supply books, magazines, and mediums for creating great designs. Come learn about fashion and fashion design, plus create clothes worthy of walking down any runway from 4 until 5:30 the first Wednesday of every month.

Feel free to bring your own clothes from home to “upcycle” into something new!

Ages 11 to 19. Registration not necessary but always appreciated.

 

Apr
27
Thu
Pinterest For Beginners: A Computer 101 Class @ Forest Library
Apr 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Get Pinning with beginners class.

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Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
“Pete’s Dragon” (PG) Crafts and games start at 5:30 PM, feature film with snacks begins at 6:00 PM. Have fun and watch a great movie with your friends and family! At no cost to you.
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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®. 5:30pm-7:00pm

Apr
28
Fri
Friday Breakfast Book Club @ Bedford Central Library: The Little Prince
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Meeting Room. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! This month’s book is The Little Prince by Antonie de Saint-Exupery. For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
Fun Filled Fridays @ Stewartsville
Apr 28 @ 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.


Senior Scholars @ Forest Library: “Writing Your Family Stories” with John Guzlowski
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Writing Your Family Stories”

John Guzlowski

We are all storytellers, whether we realize it or not.  Stories can be triggered by thoughts, images, and circumstances.

Your story will differ from the stories of others, even your spouse, siblings, and those living in the same household.  Each person will have his or her own response to a situation or circumstance.  Unlocking the secrets is the key to success.

Here’s an attempt at starting out with an overview:

  • First, organize your material.
  • Then divide your writing tasks into small manageable pieces.
  • Determine where your family fits in with local, national, and world history.
  • Blend historical fact with family stories.
  • Select the best details.
  • Use examples and practice writing exercises.

The Number One aim here is obvious–Recruit speakers from the audience for this coming fall, beginning the 1st and 3rd Fridays in September!  I’ll bet you didn’t know that you are involved, but you are!