Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Senior Scholars – Class of ’31: A German-Jewish Emigre’s Journey Across Defeated Germany presented by Brian Crim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at Lynchburg College @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Senior Scholars – Class of ’31: A German-Jewish Emigre’s Journey Across Defeated Germany presented by Brian Crim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at Lynchburg College @ Forest Library
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Senior Scholars - Class of '31:  A German-Jewish Emigre's Journey Across Defeated Germany presented by Brian Crim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at Lynchburg College @ Forest Library
Class of ’31 is a beautifully written memoir from Walter Jessel, a German Jew, determined to answer the question that haunted him immigrating to the United States in 1938: “Would the people of other nations,[...]
Poetry Reading with Jonathan Byrd @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Poetry Reading with Jonathan Byrd @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Poetry Reading with Jonathan Byrd @ Bedford Central Library
Join us this afternoon for a poetry reading by singer/songwriter Jonathan Byrd.  His first book of poems “You’ve Changed” was published earlier this month.  He will be back later this evening for a concert along[...]
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Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library
Saturday With Santa Come to the Forest Library for a morning with Santa Claus! We will read Christmas stories, have a craft, and eat yummy cookies. Don’t forget to have your picture taken with Santa! Ho[...]
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library
Join us today for our annual Parade Day festivities.  We’ll play games, make crafts, taste some holiday goodies and kids will get a chance to read their holiday wishlists to our special guest…Santa Claus!  For[...]
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Stories Around The Tree @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Stories Around The Tree @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories Around The Tree @ Bedford Central Library
Join us for a special Christmas Story Time with Miss Louise!  We’ll read stories, play games, make a fun craft, and enjoy juice and cookies!  For ages 3-6.
Teen Movie Night (Spider-Man: Homecoming) @ Bedford Central Library 5:00 pm
Teen Movie Night (Spider-Man: Homecoming) @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Teen Movie Night (Spider-Man: Homecoming) @ Bedford Central Library
  TEEN MOVIE NIGHT @ Bedford Central Library Come to the Bedford Central Library for a teen movie!  We are watching the newest film in the Spider-Man franchise, Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13).  The running time is 2 hours[...]
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Fashion Club @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Fashion Club @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Fashion Club @ Bedford Central Library
Children and Teens ages 10 through YA are invited to the Bedford Central Library for our monthly Fashion Club! Starting this fall, each month we will have a specific project you can choose to make[...]
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Write Club @ Bedford Library 4:00 pm
Write Club @ Bedford Library
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Write Club @ Bedford Library
If you like to write fiction, join Write Club! Come to the upstairs meeting room at the Bedford Library to meet and chat with other young writers about your prose. Whether you write fan fiction[...]
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library 4:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
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 sheets at each meeting. Please register ahead of[...]
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Hercule Poirot’s Christmas 1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Hercule Poirot’s Christmas
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club - Hercule Poirot's Christmas @ Forest | Virginia | United States
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The December title is Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
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Festival of Lights @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Festival of Lights @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Festival of Lights @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library today to celebrate The Festival of Lights! Listen to stories about other holidays in the month of December, play games, do a craft, and snack on festive refreshments. 
Bake Yourself A Merry Little Christmas…A Kids In The Kitchen Event @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Bake Yourself A Merry Little Christmas…A Kids In The Kitchen Event @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bake Yourself A Merry Little Christmas...A Kids In The Kitchen Event @ Bedford Central Library
Join us this afternoon for a special holiday edition of Kids in the Kitchen!  Kids will learn how to make their own gingerbread cookies and then have fun decorating them!  For ages 6-12.  Registration is[...]
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“Let It Snow” a STEAM Kids Program @ Bedford Central Library 4:15 pm
“Let It Snow” a STEAM Kids Program @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 13 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
"Let It Snow" a STEAM Kids Program @ Bedford Central Library
Kids will learn how snow is formed and create their own in this special wintry edition of STEAM Wednesdays!  For kids ages 6-12.  Registration is always appreciated – to sign up please contact the Youth[...]
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LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Dec 14 @ 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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Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Bedford Central Library
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word! Useful for making to-do lists, writing letters, creating a resume for job search, and more. This skill is a must have for many jobs these days – learn how[...]
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library 4:45 pm
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 19 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Tuesday of this month for a fun family night of crafts, games, snacks and a movie. Games and crafts begin at 4:45 and the movie will[...]
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Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Forest Library
Dec 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Microsoft Word For Beginners @ Forest Library
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word! Useful for making to-do lists, writing letters, creating a resume for job search, and more. This skill is a must have for many jobs these days – learn how[...]
Art Club @ Bedford Library 3:30 pm
Art Club @ Bedford Library
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Art Club @ Bedford Library
Unleash your inner artist at the Bedford Library! Make art, make crafts, and make friends at this monthly program. Work on a new project every month, or work on your own with the provided materials.[...]
Christmas Pajama Story Time @ Forest Library 6:00 pm
Christmas Pajama Story Time @ Forest Library
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Christmas Pajama Story Time @ Forest Library
Children ages 3-5 come to the Forest Library in your “jammies” (pajamas) and snuggle up to hear some Christmas stories before bed time!
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Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress 10:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress
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 The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon.  For more[...]
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