Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Fun Fridays Movie @ Big Island Library – Coco 10:30 am
Fun Fridays Movie @ Big Island Library – Coco
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fun Fridays Movie @ Big Island Library - Coco @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library on the first Friday of the month for a movie and snack. The activities begin at 10:30 AM. This month we will be watching Coco (PG). We hope[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Jun 4 @ 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.
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us every Monday afternoon this June 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 creative with[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
Teen Movie Night (Thor Ragnarok) @ Bedford Central Library 5:00 pm
Teen Movie Night (Thor Ragnarok) @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Teen Movie Night (Thor Ragnarok) @ Bedford Central Library
  TEEN MOVIE NIGHT @ Bedford Central Library Come to the Bedford Central Library for a teen movie!  We are watching the newest film in the Thor franchise, Thor Ragnarok (PG-13).  The running time is 2 hours[...]
Colorific Club @ Big Island Library 5:30 pm
Colorific Club @ Big Island Library
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Colorific Club @ Big Island Library @ Big Island | Virginia | United States
Do you like to color? Do you know that coloring can reduce stress while allowing you to express your artistic side? Join in the fun at Big Island Library on the first Tuesday of each[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Bedford Central Library 2:30 pm
Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Bedford Central Library
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[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
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Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Big Island Library
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rockstar Magic w/ Chris & Neal @ Big Island Library
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[...]
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Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Bedford Central Library
This is the sixth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Bedford Central Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Keep It Safe.  By the end of this course,[...]
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Stitch-In @ Big Island Library 10:00 am
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library @ Big Island Library
Calling all knitters, crochet lovers, quilters, and anyone who loves to craft with needles and thread (or yarn)! Bring your projects and join in the fun on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month[...]
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Jun 11 @ 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.
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us every Monday afternoon this June 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 creative with[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library 4:00 pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Jun 12 @ 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Silly Snakes @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Silly Snakes @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Silly Snakes @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library this summer for Wacky Wednesday Crafter-noons! This Wednesday we’ll be making Silly Snakes with things like pipe cleaners, beads, and string! Registration is appreciated. Please call us at (540)[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Jun 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Come and join kids from 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you want with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®.[...]
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Fun Fridays: Go to Asia with Origami @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Fun Fridays: Go to Asia with Origami @ Big Island Library
Jun 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fun Fridays: Go to Asia with Origami @ Big Island Library
Kids in grades K-5 will have lots of FUN this FRIDAY learning the ancient Japanese art of Origami. This event is part of our annual Summer Reading Program – this year’s theme is Reading Takes[...]
Building Club @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Jun 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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Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Big Island Library 10:00 am
Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Big Island Library
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Money Smart: Keep It Safe @ Big Island Library
This is the sixth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Big Island Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Keep It Safe.  By the end of this course,[...]
Success with Succulents: A Bedford County Master Gardener Event @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Success with Succulents: A Bedford County Master Gardener Event @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Success with Succulents: A Bedford County Master Gardener Event  @ Bedford Central Library
Join us as our local Master Gardeners teach us about types of succulents, the differences between cacti and succulents, and how assorted succulents require individual care.  They will also demonstrate the proper techniques to use when propagating succulents. Each participant will[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Jun 18 @ 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.
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us every Monday afternoon this June 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 creative with[...]
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Aviator’s Wife 10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Aviator’s Wife
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library - The Aviator's Wife @ 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 June is The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for[...]
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
Email Basics @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Email Basics @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Email Basics @ Bedford Central Library
Learn about setting up an email, how to write and respond to an email, how to download and open attachments, how to attach documents to an email. Space is limited to 6 and registration is[...]
Selfie Scavenger Hunt @ Bedford Central Library 4:15 pm
Selfie Scavenger Hunt @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Selfie Scavenger Hunt @ Bedford Central Library
Go on a Selfie Scavenger Hunt at the library. Take selfies of yourself with a variety of things that can be found outside the library and win tasty candy prizes!  
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library 4:45 pm
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 19 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Tuesday of this month for a fun family night of crafts, games, snacks and a movie. Games and crafts begin at 4:45 and the movie will[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Roanoke Children's Theatre presents Charlotte's Web @ Bedford Central Library
The Roanoke Children’s Theatre will be performing at all of our libraries again this summer as part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s play is Charlotte’s Web by Joseph Robinette; based on the classic[...]
Sean Gaskell Kora Concert @ Bedford Central Library 6:00 pm
Sean Gaskell Kora Concert @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sean Gaskell Kora Concert @ Bedford Central Library
Reading Takes You To Africa!  A Summer Reading Program Event   Musician Sean Gaskell will be visiting our libraries this summer performing traditional songs on the 21-stringed West African Kora.  The Kora is native to the[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
Go To Antarctica, Mexico, and Mt. Everest with Dr. George Wortley @ Big Island Library 3:30 pm
Go To Antarctica, Mexico, and Mt. Everest with Dr. George Wortley @ Big Island Library
Jun 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Go To Antarctica, Mexico, and Mt. Everest with Dr. George Wortley @ Big Island Library
Inspired by books he read as a child, Dr. Wortley made it a life goal to travel to some of the places he had read about. Go to those places as you view photos and[...]
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Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Roanoke Children’s Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web @ Big Island Library
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Roanoke Children's Theatre presents Charlotte's Web @ Big Island Library
The Roanoke Children’s Theatre will be performing at all of our libraries again this summer as part of our annual Summer Reading Program.  This year’s play is Charlotte’s Web by Joseph Robinette; based on the classic[...]
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Writers Group @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Jun 23 @ 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. We meet on the 4th Saturday[...]
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Stitch-In @ Big Island Library 10:00 am
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stitch-In @ Big Island Library @ Big Island Library
Calling all knitters, crochet lovers, quilters, and anyone who loves to craft with needles and thread (or yarn)! Bring your projects and join in the fun on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month[...]
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Jun 25 @ 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.
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us every Monday afternoon this June 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 creative with[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library
For this month’s special Summer Reading Program edition of T(w)een Tuesday we’ll be making Kindness Rocks. For students in grades 4-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library 4:30 pm
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library
Jun 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesday: Kindness Rocks @ Big Island Library
For this month’s special Summer Reading Program edition of T(w)een Tuesday we’ll be making Kindness Rocks. For students in grades 6+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Dragons & More @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Dragons & More @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wacky Wednesday Crafts: Dragons & More @ Bedford Central Library
  Come to the Bedford Central Library this summer for Wacky Wednesday Crafter-noons! This Wednesday we’ll be making paper towel roll Dragons and paper lanterns. Registration is appreciated. Please call us at (540) 586-8911 ext.[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
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 Reading Takes You Everywhere!
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Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Lilac Girls 10:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Lilac Girls
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Lilac Girls
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 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.  For more information, call (540) 586-8911.  [...]
Fun Fridays: Go to…Kids From Everywhere @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Fun Fridays: Go to…Kids From Everywhere @ Big Island Library
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fun Fridays: Go to...Kids From Everywhere @ Big Island Library
Join us as we explore different cultures and traditions while learning how kids live around the world.  We will look at clothes, games, and superheroes! For kids in grades K-5.  
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