Calendar of Events – All Locations

May
30
Thu
Teen SRP Volunteer Training @ Forest Library
May 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Hands holding up balloon letters that spell out the word volunteer.
If you are interested in earning volunteer hours at the Forest Library this summer, come to this training session to learn about your duties as a Summer Reading Program Volunteer. Please bring your calendars and available dates with you so that you may sign up for hours at the training session.  You must be trained at some point to volunteer with the Summer Reading Program. If you are not able to attend this session, contact Forest Library Youth Services to set up a training session: mpavalonis@bpls.org.

Jun
3
Mon
Family Movie Monday presents Mary Poppins @ Forest Library
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Original Mary Poppins dvd cover.

Coming Soon To A Library Near You
Family Movie Monday presents Disney’s Mary Poppins
You may have seen her return, but have you seen her first debut? Come see the original
1964 Mary Poppins!
This event is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.

You must have a ticket in order to attend this event.
We have to limit the number of event tickets due to the Forest library’s fire code.
Please plan to arrive early; if you are not on time your spot may be given to someone on our waiting list.
 

Jun
7
Fri
Rock Star Magic with Chris & Neal @ Forest Library
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Rock Star Magicians
Chris & Neal

Lauded as “Carolina’s Most Popular Magicians”, the Chris & Neal Magic Show is visiting our libraries again this year to share the mysticism with our favorite readers—you and your family!
This year’s Rockstar Magic routine brings a new assortment of stage performances and feats that will enthrall and amaze, so do not miss this opportunity to see the magic unfold before your very eyes.

You must have a ticket in order to attend this event.
We have to limit the number of event tickets due to the Forest library’s fire code.
Please plan to arrive early; if you are not on time your spot may be given to someone on our waiting list.
 

Rock Star Magic with Chris & Neal @ Forest Library
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rock Star Magicians
Chris & Neal

Lauded as “Carolina’s Most Popular Magicians”, the Chris & Neal Magic Show is visiting our libraries again this year to share the mysticism with our favorite readers—you and your family!
This year’s Rockstar Magic routine brings a new assortment of stage performances and feats that will enthrall and amaze, so do not miss this opportunity to see the magic unfold before your very eyes.

You must have a ticket in order to attend this event.
We have to limit the number of event tickets due to the Forest library’s fire code.
Please plan to arrive early; if you are not on time your spot may be given to someone on our waiting list.
 

Jun
13
Thu
Teen Game Night @ Forest Library
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The game of Life.Tweens and teens 12+ come and enjoy pizza, snacks, board games, and the Xbox Kinect! 
A 2019 Summer Reading Program Event

Jun
15
Sat
Harry Potter Escape Room @ Forest Library
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Illustration of Harry Potter and Hedwig the owl.Do you know enough magic to escape the Room of Requirement? Find out this afternoon in our Harry Potter-Themed Escape Room! Registration is required!  8 participants per session.  For ages 13+.
Call us at 540-586-8911 to sign up.

Harry Potter Escape Room @ Forest Library
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Illustration of Harry Potter and Hedwig the owl.Do you know enough magic to escape the Room of Requirement? Find out this afternoon in our Harry Potter-Themed Escape Room! Registration is required!  8 participants per session.  For ages 13+.
Call us at 540-586-8911 to sign up.

Harry Potter Escape Room @ Forest Library
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Illustration of Harry Potter and Hedwig the owl.Do you know enough magic to escape the Room of Requirement? Find out this afternoon in our Harry Potter-Themed Escape Room! Registration is required!  8 participants per session.  For ages 13+.
Call us at 540-586-8911 to sign up.

Jun
17
Mon
Monday Makers: Perler Beads @ Forest Library
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Thousands of perler beads in a plastic container.At this event, kids ages 5 and up can design their own creations with Hama/Perler beads that they can take home with them! We hope you’ll come and create!
This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program.

You must have a ticket in order to attend this event.  There are limited supplies available.
Please plan to arrive early; if you are not on time your spot may be given to someone on our waiting list.
 

Jun
19
Wed
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents School House Rock Live! @ Forest Library
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

School House Rock Live!
presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre

A play based on the popular Saturday morning cartoon that taught kids history, grammar, math and more will be performed live at your library this summer by actors/actresses from the Roanoke Children’s Theatre.  Go on a journey with Tom, a brand new teacher, who is a bit nervous about starting his first day. While watching tv to relax, characters emerge to show him how to win his students over through song and quite a bit of imagination.

Based on the book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating & Kyle Hall
Music & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall & Tom Yohe

You must have a ticket in order to attend this event.
We have to limit the number of event tickets due to the Forest library’s fire code.
Please plan to arrive early; if you are not on time your spot may be given to someone on our waiting list.

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