Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Thursday Theater: Paddington 2 @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Paddington 2 @ Big Island Library
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Paddington 2 @ 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 Paddington 2 (PG). We[...]
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library 4:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Aug 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Please register ahead of time for the club. Ages 6+, come to the Forest Library on first Thursdays and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert. Each child will receive detailed species fact[...]
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Author’s Reading of “Tomboy” with Sara Ernst @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Author’s Reading of “Tomboy” with Sara Ernst @ Forest Library
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Author's Reading of "Tomboy" with Sara Ernst @ Forest Library
Join us this morning as we welcome local author Sara Ernst.  She will be reading her new book, Tomboy! There will also be a fun craft. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. 
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Hour of Code @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Hour of Code @ Forest Library
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hour of Code @ Forest Library
Stop by the Forest Library or call us at 540-425-7002 to register for our Hour of Code Program. Ages 4 and up can come and use a device to learn the basics of computer command coding with fun tutorials. This program[...]
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Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 1 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 1 @ Forest Library
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 1 @ 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. “Fundamental Differences of Wizards vs. Prophets” (Pages 5-9,[...]
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Beneath a Scarlet Sky 1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Beneath a Scarlet Sky
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club - Beneath a Scarlet Sky @ Forest | Virginia | United States
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The August title is Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
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Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library 4:00 pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Aug 14 @ 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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Money Smart: To Your Credit @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Money Smart: To Your Credit @ Forest Library
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Money Smart: To Your Credit @ Forest Library
This is the seventh session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called To Your Credit.  By the end of this course, participants[...]
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Introduction to Snapchat @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Introduction to Snapchat @ Forest Library
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Introduction to Snapchat @ Forest Library
What is Snapchat?  Learn how to download the app, set up your account, and the basics of how to use it.  Call us at 540-425-7002 to sign up or see a librarian at the desk.  
Building Club @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Aug 16 @ 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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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – Reader’s Choice 10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – Reader’s Choice
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library - Reader's Choice @ 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 August is reader’s choice. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information. The book[...]
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What is STEAM? @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
What is STEAM? @ Big Island Library
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What is STEAM? @ Big Island Library
What is STEAM ? Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math! Come and participate in a “hands on” exploration within these disciplines: Science – Discuss the Scientific Process Technology – Use Library resources to their fullest![...]
Virginia Wildlife: Mammals @ Forest Library 5:30 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Mammals @ Forest Library
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Mammals @ Forest Library
Come and learn about wildlife that could be seen right in your own backyard! Join us for a lesson about the different types of mammals that live in Virginia given by the teacher of our[...]
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Writers Group @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 2 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 2 @ Forest Library
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 2 @ 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. “Wizards vs. Prophets—as Values Disagreement” (Pages 8-9, 250)[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Aug 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Aug 27 @ 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.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Aug 27 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Forest 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 What Time Is It?
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Forest 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 What Time Is It?
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Aug 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months – 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Aug 30 @ 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 What Time Is It?
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Aug 30 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months – 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Lego® Club @ Forest Library 5:30 pm
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
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[...]
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