Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  The theme for this session is What Time Is It?
Thursday Theater: The Incredibles @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Thursday Theater: The Incredibles @ Big Island Library
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday Theater: The Incredibles @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library on the first Thursday of the month for a movie and snack. The activities begin at 3:00 PM. This month we will be watching The Incredibles (PG). We[...]
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Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 8 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 8 @ Forest Library
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 8 @ Forest Library
 During this session of our “Let’s Talk About It!” discussion group we will be talking about the new book The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann. “Lynn Margulis—On Biological Rules and Human Self-Destruction” (Pages[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  The theme for this session is What Time Is It?
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us on the 2nd Thursday of the month for a fun hour of coloring, art and writing in Colorific For Kids at the Big Island Library. Each session will be different.  Come and be[...]
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Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library
Are you up for a challenge?  Test your mystery-solving skills at our Escape from the Orient Express ESCAPE ROOM today! There will be 2 sessions: 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  Signups are REQUIRED.  There are eight slots per[...]
Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Escape from the Orient Express Escape Room @ Forest Library
Are you up for a challenge?  Test your mystery-solving skills at our Escape from the Orient Express ESCAPE ROOM today! There will be 2 sessions: 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  Signups are REQUIRED.  There are eight slots per[...]
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Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Forest Library 11:00 am
Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Forest Library
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Forest Library
Kissing Balls: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Program Have you ever seen a Christmas kissing ball? These decorated balls of fresh or artificial evergreens, holly and herbs are often hung over doorways during the holiday[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Nov 12 all-day
 
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – If the Creek Don’t Rise 1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – If the Creek Don’t Rise
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club -  If the Creek Don't Rise @ Forest | Virginia | United States
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The November title is If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
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Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Big Island Library 2:00 pm
Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Big Island Library
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kissing Ball Workshop: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Event @ Big Island Library
Kissing Balls: A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Program Have you ever seen a Christmas kissing ball? These decorated balls of fresh or artificial evergreens, holly and herbs are often hung over doorways during the holiday[...]
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library 4:00 pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library @ Big Island | Virginia | United States
Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own: Navigating library website Basic web surfing Identifying secure and dependable websites Setting up email Meet the Mouse beginner class
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Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Forest Library 1:00 pm
Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Forest Library
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Forest Library
Medical professionals from the Central Virginia Health Department will be at the library performing free HIV and Hepatitis C screenings.  Hepatitis C can damage your liver function.  HIV affects your immune system and your ability[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  The theme for this session is What Time Is It?
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library
Learn how to attach files to an email and open attachments sent to you.  Call Forest Library at 540-425-7002 for more information about this class. Space is limited, registration is required.
Building Club @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library @ Big Island | Virginia | United States
Join us at the Big Island Library for Building Club! Use our assortment of building materials including LEGO® bricks, wooden blocks and K’nex connectors to construct what your imagination sees OR accept the challenge of[...]
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Writers Group @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Calling all creative writers to the Big Island Library for critiques, workshops, discussions and sharing. Bring something you’re working on and get help from other writers in the area.  Ages 18+ suggested. Sponsored by the[...]
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 9 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 9 @ Forest Library
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 9 @ Forest Library
 During this session of our “Let’s Talk About It!” discussion group we will be talking about the new book The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann.  “Lynn Margulis—On Symbiosis in Evolution” (Pages 78-9, 187,[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Women in the Castle 10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Women in the Castle
Nov 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library - The Women in the Castle @ Big Island Library | Big Island | Virginia | United States
Join us at the Big Island Library to read the book of the month and share insights and stories. The book for November is The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1[...]
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American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library 8:30 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library
Nov 24 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library
The American Red Cross will be at the library today taking blood donations.  Walk-ins are welcome but if you would like to schedule an appointment click here. Stream line your donation experience and save up to[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library @ Big Island | Virginia | United States
Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:00 PM to 4:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 4-5. Sponsored by[...]
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library 4:30 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library @ Big Island | Virginia | United States
Hang out at the Big Island Library from 4:30 PM to 6:00 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 6+. Sponsored by[...]
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Money Smart: Your Own Home @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Money Smart: Your Own Home @ Forest Library
Nov 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Money Smart: Your Own Home @ Forest Library
This is the tenth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Your Own Home.  By the end of this course, participants[...]
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Camouflage Everywhere!: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Camouflage Everywhere!: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library
Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Camouflage Everywhere!: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library
Camouflage Everywhere!: A STEAM Program at the Big Island Library In today’s STEAM program we will be looking at the types of camouflage that are used by plants, animals, and insects.  We will also see[...]
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