Calendar of Events – All Locations

Feb
21
Wed
Money Smart: Borrowing Basics @ Forest Library
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hand holding up the word Loans.
This is the second in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Borrowing Basics.  By the end of this course, participants will understand how credit works, types of credit that are available, and if they are ready to apply for credit.  To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • Define “credit” and “loan”.
  • Distinguish between secured and unsecured loans.
  • Identify three types of loans.
  • Identify the costs associated with getting a loan.
  • Identify the factors lenders use to make loan decisions.
  • Explain why installment loans cost less than rent-to-own services.
  • Explain why it is important to be wary of rent-to-own, payday loan, and refund anticipation services.
  • Describe how to guard against predatory lending practices.

*You do not have to have an account with Woodforest Bank to attend these financial literacy seminars they are open to all adults.  Attend any sessions you want.  For more information contact us at 540-425-7002.

Feb
22
Thu
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Feb 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Join us for this lap-sit story time for children ages 21 months to 3 years old!  The theme for this session is Big and Small!

Two cute cartoon babies.

 

Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The words Books 4 Fun spelled out in cartoon alphabet block letters.

Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  The theme for this session is Alphabet Toss!

Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

An old woman in a blue dress and white apron and a goose or Mother Goose.

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Feb 22 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for this lap-sit story time for children ages 21 months to 3 years old! The theme for this session is Big and Small!

Two cute cartoon babies.

 

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Coloring pencils and a flowery adult coloring sheet.

An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library. We meet every Thursday (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 for more information!

Money Smart: Borrowing Basics @ Montvale Library
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Hand holding up the word Loans.
This is the second in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Montvale Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Borrowing Basics.  By the end of this course, participants will understand how credit works, types of credit that are available, and if they are ready to apply for credit.  To achieve this objective, the participants will be able to:

  • Define “credit” and “loan”.
  • Distinguish between secured and unsecured loans.
  • Identify three types of loans.
  • Identify the costs associated with getting a loan.
  • Identify the factors lenders use to make loan decisions.
  • Explain why installment loans cost less than rent-to-own services.
  • Explain why it is important to be wary of rent-to-own, payday loan, and refund anticipation services.
  • Describe how to guard against predatory lending practices.

*You do not have to have an account with Woodforest Bank to attend these financial literacy seminars they are open to all adults.  Attend any sessions you want.  For more information contact us at 540-425-7006.

Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dvd for My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
“Crafts and games start at 5:30 PM; and the feature film My Little Pony: The Movie (PG) 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
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and join children ages 4 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

Feb
23
Fri
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories
Feb 23 @ 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 A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin.  For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
The book cover for this month's Friday Breakfast Book Club selection - A Manual For Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin