Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit 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
Jul 1 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Family Movie Monday presents The Lion King @ Forest Library 1:00 pm
Family Movie Monday presents The Lion King @ Forest Library
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Family Movie Monday presents The Lion King @ Forest Library
Coming Soon To A Library Near You Family Movie Monday presents Disney’s The Lion King Before the live-action version hits theatres later this month come watch the original animated film! This event is part of[...]
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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[...]
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
Kids on Broadway Workshop presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre @ Forest Library 3:00 pm
Kids on Broadway Workshop presented by The Roanoke Children’s Theatre @ Forest Library
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids on Broadway Workshop presented by The Roanoke Children's Theatre @ Forest Library
It’s Showtime at the Forest Library! Join us as we welcome back the Roanoke Children’s Theatre to the library for their Kids on Broadway program!  Children will be exposed to live performance through a variety of songs from[...]
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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
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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Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library 4:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Jul 5 @ 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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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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit 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
Jul 8 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Becoming 1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Becoming
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club - Becoming @ Forest | Virginia | United States
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The July title is Becoming by Michelle Obama. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
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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[...]
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 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[...]
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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
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[...]
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 11 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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[...]
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®.[...]
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Forest Library 6:00 pm
ScienceTellers present Aliens: Escape From Planet Earth @ Forest Library
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
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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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit 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
Jul 15 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Monday Makers: Yarn Wall Hangings @ Forest Library 1:00 pm
Monday Makers: Yarn Wall Hangings @ Forest Library
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Monday Makers: Yarn Wall Hangings @ Forest Library
Create your own yarn design to hang in your room at today’s Monday Makers Event at the Forest Library. For Ages 8+. A 2019 Summer Reading Program Event You must have a ticket in order to attend[...]
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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[...]
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 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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Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Forest Library
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ 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 It’s Showtime At[...]
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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jul 18 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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[...]
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library
Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Email & Attachments @ Forest Library
Learn how to attach files to an email and open attachments sent to you.  Call Forest Library at 540-425-7002 for more information about this class. Space is limited, registration is required
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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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Bright Star Touring Theatre presents The Wizard of OZ @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Bright Star Touring Theatre presents The Wizard of OZ @ Forest Library
Jul 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us at the library today as we watch L. Frank Baum’s literary classic “The Wizard of Oz” magically retold in the Bright Star Touring Theatre’s 2-actor, 45-minute adaptation.Since 1900, this literary classic has been[...]
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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[...]
Lego® Club @ Forest Library 5:00 pm
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Come and join children ages 5 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: 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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Eat Smart…Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library 10:00 am
Eat Smart…Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Eat Smart...Move More: a 4-Session VA Family Nutrition Program @ Forest Library
Take charge of your health today! Join us and start your journey to better living.  In this program you will learn how to: Be active with the whole family Plan meals, shop, and save money[...]
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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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