Calendar of Events – All Locations

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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. 
STEAM Wednesday Spinning Top Edition @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
STEAM Wednesday Spinning Top Edition @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM Wednesday Spinning Top Edition @ Bedford Central Library
On this STEAM Wednesday we will be making spinning tops with an old CD, marbles and plastic bottle caps. Children will have the opportunity to explore physics through play in this simple STEAM activity. For children ages 8 to 14.  Registration[...]
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LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Aug 9 @ 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®.[...]
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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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
Aug 11 @ 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[...]
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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Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Bedford Central 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[...]
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.  
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Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library
Join us for our First Friday Family Fun Night at the Bedford Central Library! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.  We will provide games and activities. Families are welcome to bring their own[...]
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Digital Photos @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Digital Photos @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Digital Photos @ Bedford Central Library
Get tips for organizing, backing up, and editing photos, including getting them from your phone or camera to your computer. Space is limited to 6 and registration is required. Call 540-586-8911 x 1114 for more information[...]
Family Movie Night: Paddington 2 @ Bedford Central Library 4:45 pm
Family Movie Night: Paddington 2 @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 21 @ 4:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Family Movie Night: Paddington 2 @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library tonight for a fun family evening of crafts, games, snacks and a movie.  This month the movie is Paddington 2 (PG). The running time is 1 hour 43 minutes.[...]
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Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library 1:00 pm
Virginia Career Works Job Assistance @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
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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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 @ 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 @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 28 @ 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 What Time Is It?
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?
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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?
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Aug 29 @ 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.
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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.
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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Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: A Confederacy of Dunces 10:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: A Confederacy of Dunces
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: A Confederacy of Dunces
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 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Toole.  For more information, call (540) 586-8911.[...]