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
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Gather For Magic @ Bedford Central Library 6:00 pm
Gather For Magic @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 4 @ 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Thursday Theater: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase @ Big Island Library
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase @ 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 Nancy Drew and the[...]
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Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 7 @ 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: The Hustle @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Saturday Matinee: The Hustle @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday Matinee: The Hustle @ 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 Hustle[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Big Island Library 11:00 am
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Big Island Library
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Big Island Library
Terri Johnson, a liaison nurse for Centra Hospice, will be back again this year to discuss the “Elephant in the Room” – health care decisions for ourselves and our loved ones including Advance Directives. You will learn…[...]
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library 4:00 pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 11 @ 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Join us for an hour of coloring and crafting at this monthly program. Each session will be unique! Come and be creative with your imagination! For grades 1-5. For more details contact us at 540-425-7000.[...]
LEGO® Club @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club @ Bedford Central
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
LEGO® Club @ 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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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
Sep 14 @ 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[...]
Pete the Cat Day @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Pete the Cat Day @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pete the Cat Day @ Bedford Central Library
Join us for a special event all about everyone’s favorite blue cat – Pete!  There will be story time, crafts, games, face painting and a meet & greet with Pete himself!  For Pre-K to 4th[...]
Aromatherapy & Essential Oils @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Aromatherapy & Essential Oils @ Big Island Library
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Aromatherapy & Essential Oils @ Big Island Library
Come learn about the different uses for essential oils and the health benefits of aromatherapy in this FREE workshop presented by Health Nut Nutrition. Create your own essential oil diffuser necklace! Registration is required and[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island 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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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Tuscan Child 10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – The Tuscan Child
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library - The Tuscan Child @ 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 September is The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for[...]
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Basic Photo Editing @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Basic Photo Editing @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Basic Photo Editing @ Bedford Central Library
In this class you will learn basic photo editing skills including…cropping, resizing, photo saturation, color to black and white and more. Registration for this class is required. Laptops are available, or you can bring your[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
Building Club @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Sep 19 @ 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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Pirate Day Extravaganza @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Pirate Day Extravaganza @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pirate Day Extravaganza @ Bedford Central Library
Avast ye mateys!  We need all hands on deck at the Bedford Central Library today for our celebration of National Talk Like A Pirate Day!  We’ll have a pirate-themed story time, crafts, games, a pirate[...]
Writers Group @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Sep 21 @ 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[...]
Family Movie Matinee: Aladdin @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Family Movie Matinee: Aladdin @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Movie Matinee: Aladdin @ 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 Aladdin*. We hope to see[...]
Friends of the Bedford Public Library Concert: Dana and Susan Robinson @ Bedford Central Library 7:30 pm
Friends of the Bedford Public Library Concert: Dana and Susan Robinson @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Friends of the Bedford Public Library Concert: Dana and Susan Robinson @ Bedford Central Library
The Friends of the Bedford Public Library present Dana and Susan Robinson live in concert! From Cabot, Vermont – Americana-roots and folk duo, Dana and Susan Robinson combine vivid, songwriting and storytelling, with fiddle tunes,[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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 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 6+. Sponsored by[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 25 @ 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.
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Bedford Central Library 11:30 am
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Bedford Central Library
Terri Johnson, a liaison nurse for Centra Hospice, will be back again this year to discuss the “Elephant in the Room” – health care decisions for ourselves and our loved ones including Advance Directives. You[...]
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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!
STEAM:Egg Drop Challenge @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
STEAM:Egg Drop Challenge @ Big Island Library
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
STEAM:Egg Drop Challenge @ Big Island Library
Challenge: Keep a raw egg intact while dropping it from various heights. For grades K-5.  Registration is requested; call us at 540-425-7000 or see a librarian to sign up.   
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Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Beartown 10:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Beartown
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Beartown
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 Beartown by Fredrik Backman.For more information, call (540) 586-8911.    
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island 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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