Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
Gather For Magic @ Bedford Central Library 6:00 pm
Gather For Magic @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gather For Magic @ Bedford Central Library
Play the popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering at the Bedford Central Library! On the first Tuesday of every month, we will trade with friends or fight our foes in the library’s YA Room.[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Magic Wands/Wizard Hats @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Magic Wands/Wizard Hats @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Magic Wands/Wizard Hats @ Bedford Central Library
If you enjoy making fun crafts then you should join us this summer for Wacky Wednesdays! Each week we’ll make a different project. This week children will create their own magic wands and wizard hats![...]
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Fun Fridays Movie: How To Train Your Dragon 3 @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Fun Fridays Movie: How To Train Your Dragon 3 @ Big Island Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fun Fridays Movie: How To Train Your Dragon 3 @ Big Island Library @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library for a family-friendly movie, activities and a snack. Today we will be watching How To Train Your Dragon 3* (PG). We hope to see you there! Snacks provided[...]
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Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM (unless the library is closed) for a new program filled with fun stories, songs, crafts and more! [...]
Saturday Matinee: A Star Is Born @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Saturday Matinee: A Star Is Born @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 6 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday Matinee: A Star Is Born @ Bedford Central Library
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU! Join us at the Bedford Central library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens. This month we will be showing the film A Star Is[...]
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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
Teen Movie Tuesday: Bumblebee @ Bedford Central Library 5:00 pm
Teen Movie Tuesday: Bumblebee @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Movie Tuesday: Bumblebee @ Bedford Central Library
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU! Join us at the Bedford Central library for a special movie screening for Teens! This month we will be showing the film Bumblebee starring Hailee Steinfeld, Dylan O’Brien, Justin Theroux, John[...]
Superstars of Big Island’s Creeks and Rivers @ Big Island Library 6:00 pm
Superstars of Big Island’s Creeks and Rivers @ Big Island Library
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Superstars of Big Island's Creeks and Rivers @ Big Island Library
Warm weather beckons us to cool water and fishing!  James Tyler Young, the Fisheries Biologist Technician from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries, will be our guest speaker on July 9th as a[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Jewelry @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Jewelry @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays: Make Your Own Jewelry @ Bedford Central Library
If you enjoy making fun crafts then you should join us this summer for Wacky Wednesdays! Each week we’ll make a different project. This week children will get an introductory lesson in jewelry making! Wacky[...]
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Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library 9:00 am
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
NEED ASSISTANCE?  JOB SEARCH, APPLICATION PROCESS, RESUME ASSISTANCE CAREER DEVELOPMENT Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provides funding and resources to job seekers that may have barriers to employment.  Learn more about the opportunities available by meeting[...]
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Aliens: Escape From Planet EarthAn Interactive Science & Storytelling ProgramPresented by the ScienceTellers The Bedford Public Library System proudly welcomes a new group to our annual Summer Reading Program line up – the ScienceTellers!  ScienceTellers[...]
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Big Island Library 2:00 pm
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Big Island Library
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Aliens: Escape From Planet EarthAn Interactive Science & Storytelling ProgramPresented by the ScienceTellers The Bedford Public Library System proudly welcomes a new group to our annual Summer Reading Program line up – the ScienceTellers!  ScienceTellers[...]
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Jul 11 @ 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: Building Day @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Fun Fridays: Building Day @ Big Island Library
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fun Fridays: Building Day @ Big Island Library
This Fun Friday, bring your imagination and join us for a Building Day at Big Island Library.  Use duct tape, scissors, sticks, rocks and whatever you can find to create your replica of famous theatres[...]
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Friends of the Bedford Public Library 2nd Saturday Book Room Sales @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Friends of the Bedford Public Library 2nd Saturday Book Room Sales @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Friends of the Bedford Public Library 2nd Saturday Book Room Sales @ Bedford Central Library
The Friends of the Bedford Public Library’s Book Room is open of the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Come search for used books, DVDs and more!  Most items range in[...]
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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
File Management @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
File Management @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
File Management @ Bedford Central Library
Learn how to find where things are saved on your computer and how to better organize your files. Space is limited to 6 and registration is required. Call 540-586-8911 x 1114 for more information or[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library on 3rd* Wednesday of every month and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert. Each child will receive detailed species fact sheets at each meeting. Registration is[...]
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Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library 1:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
NEED ASSISTANCE?  JOB SEARCH, APPLICATION PROCESS, RESUME ASSISTANCE CAREER DEVELOPMENT Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provides funding and resources to job seekers that may have barriers to employment.  Learn more about the opportunities available by meeting[...]
Colorific Casting @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific Casting @ Big Island Library
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific Casting @ Big Island Library
Today is the final practice session for everyone participating in the Colorific Casting performance tomorrow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library. This event is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program –[...]
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Fun Fridays: SRP Finale with Colorific Casting Performance @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Fun Fridays: SRP Finale with Colorific Casting Performance @ Big Island Library
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fun Fridays: SRP Finale with Colorific Casting Performance @ Big Island Library
Celebrate your reading accomplishments and say farewell to the Summer Reading Program as you watch a performance from the Colorific Casting crew and play a couple of dramatic games on the final Fun Friday for[...]
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Family Movie Matinee: How to Train Your Dragon 3 @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Family Movie Matinee: How to Train Your Dragon 3 @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 20 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Movie Matinee: How to Train Your Dragon 3 @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Saturday of every month for a fun family afternoon of crafts, games, snacks and a movie.  This month the movie is How to Train Your Dragon[...]
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T(w)een Movie Marathon: The Princess Diaries @ Big Island Library 10:00 am
T(w)een Movie Marathon: The Princess Diaries @ Big Island Library
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:55 am
T(w)een Movie Marathon: The Princess Diaries @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library today for a Teen-Tween MOVIE MARATHON for grades 4 and up.  We kick off today’s marathon with a movie moms and dads might remember from their teenage years…The[...]
T(w)een Movie Marathon: What A Girl Wants @ Big Island Library 12:00 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon: What A Girl Wants @ Big Island Library
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon: What A Girl Wants @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library today for a Teen-Tween MOVIE MARATHON for grades 4 and up.  The second film in our marathon is What A Girl Wants starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly[...]
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: The Big Green @ Big Island Library 2:00 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: The Big Green @ Big Island Library
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: The Big Green @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library today for a Teen-Tween MOVIE MARATHON for grades 4 and up.  The third film in our marathon is the family comedy The Big Green starring Steve Guttenberg, Olivia[...]
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: October Sky @ Big Island Library 4:00 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: October Sky @ Big Island Library
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:50 pm
T(w)een Movie Marathon & Showtime Foods: October Sky @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library today for a Teen-Tween MOVIE MARATHON for grades 4 and up.  For the final film in our marathon, we will be showing the movie October Sky in honor[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library 1:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
NEED ASSISTANCE?  JOB SEARCH, APPLICATION PROCESS, RESUME ASSISTANCE CAREER DEVELOPMENT Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provides funding and resources to job seekers that may have barriers to employment.  Learn more about the opportunities available by meeting[...]
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Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Grief Cottage 10:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Grief Cottage
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Grief Cottage
All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Peaks Room located upstairs.No registration necessary, new members always welcome!This month we will be discussing Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin.For more information, call (540) 586-8911.    
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Centra Health Fair @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Centra Health Fair @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Centra Health Fair @ Bedford Central Library
Volunteers from Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital will be here today providing free blood pressure testing, blood sugar screening, pulmonary testing, cholesterol checks and more! Drop in – no appointments necessary!
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Scams Against Seniors: A Better Business Bureau Program @ Bedford Central Library 11:30 am
Scams Against Seniors: A Better Business Bureau Program @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scams Against Seniors: A Better Business Bureau Program @ Bedford Central Library
A representative from the Better Business Bureau’s Roanoke office will be here to discuss scam prevention for seniors.  Older Americans are the fastest growing segment of the population to be victimized by identity fraud and[...]

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