Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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.
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library 4:30 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Oct 4 @ 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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American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library 11:00 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Forest Library
The American Red Cross will be at the library today taking blood donations.  Walk-ins are welcome but if you would like to schedule an appointment click here. Stream line your donation experience and save up to[...]
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Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 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! [...]
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 5 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 5 @ Forest Library
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 5 @ 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—on Freshwater Sources” (Pages 223, 228-9,[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Oct 8 all-day
 
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Lives Like Loaded Guns 1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club – Lives Like Loaded Guns
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club -  Lives Like Loaded Guns @ Forest | Virginia | United States
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Library. The October title is Lives Like Loaded Guns by Gordon Lyndall. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more information, call (540) 425-7002.
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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 & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central 3:30 pm
LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Central
Oct 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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Friends of the Bedford Public Library Fall Book Sale @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Friends of the Bedford Public Library Fall Book Sale @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends of the Bedford Public Library Fall Book Sale @ Bedford Central Library
Fall Book Sale The Friends of the Bedford Public Library will hold their Fall Book Sale on the second floor of Bedford Central Library and in our Book Room. Please help support the Friends in[...]
Affordable Care & Medicaid Workshop @ Forest Library 11:00 am
Affordable Care & Medicaid Workshop @ Forest Library
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Affordable Care & Medicaid Workshop @ Forest Library
Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Workshop Presented by Lois Caliri (Enroll Virginia) & Gayle Cleary (Department of Medical Assistance) Want to learn about the updates and new opportunities available with the Affordable Care program? Need[...]
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 6 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 6 @ Forest Library
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 6 @ 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—Responses to Hunger” (Pages 4, 13,[...]
Sparky & Rhonda: Heroes & Hard Times – American History Through Song and Story @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Sparky & Rhonda: Heroes & Hard Times – American History Through Song and Story @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sparky & Rhonda: Heroes & Hard Times - American History Through Song and Story @ Bedford Central Library
Heroes & Hard Times: American History Through Song and Story Sparky and Rhonda Rucker deliver an uplifting presentation of toe-tapping songs spiced with humor, history, and tall tales. Their music includes a variety of old-time blues,[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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.
Money Smart: Loan To Own @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Money Smart: Loan To Own @ Forest Library
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Money Smart: Loan To Own @ Forest Library
This is the ninth session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Loan To Own.  By the end of this course, participants[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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.
Smart Phone 1 on 1 @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Smart Phone 1 on 1 @ Forest Library
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Smart Phone 1 on 1 @ Forest Library
Sign up for a 15 minute session to go over basic smartphone questions.  All smartphone types.  Call us at 540-425-7002 to sign up or see a librarian at the desk.  One on One Computer tutoring[...]
Virginia Wildlife: Reptiles and Amphibians @ Forest Library 5:30 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Reptiles and Amphibians @ Forest Library
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Reptiles and Amphibians @ 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 reptiles and amphibians that live in Virginia given by the teacher[...]
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Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library 10:00 am
Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library
Bedford Community Christmas Station Annual Screenings The Christmas Station’s goal is to ensure that every eligible family in Bedford County enjoys a joyful, family-centered Christmas.  The Christmas Station is set up like a department store, with[...]
Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Friday Family Fun Night! @ Bedford Central Library
Join us for Friday Family Fun Night on the 3rd Friday of Every Month at the Bedford Central Library! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.  We will provide games and activities. Families are[...]
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Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 7 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 7 @ Forest Library
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 7 @ 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 and Prophets—with Ability to Save Themselves” (Pages[...]
Family Movie Matinee: A Wrinkle in Time @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Family Movie Matinee: A Wrinkle in Time @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Movie Matinee: A Wrinkle in Time @ 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 A Wrinkle in Time (PG).[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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?
Halloween Lego® Contest @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Halloween Lego® Contest @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Halloween Lego® Contest @ Bedford Central Library
Are you a master Lego® builder?  Then you should enter the Lego® Halloween Contest! Create a “Spooktacular” Haunted House or Monster this afternoon at the Bedford Central Library!  Creations will be displayed for judging and[...]
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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.
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library
Visit the Bedford Central Library this morning as we join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in this year’s Jumpstart Read For The Record® event! Jumpstart is celebrating the 13th anniversary of[...]
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 25 @ 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.
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library 2:00 pm
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Read For The Record® @ Bedford Central Library
Visit the Bedford Central Library this afternoon as we join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in this year’s Jumpstart Read For The Record® event! Jumpstart is celebrating the 13th anniversary of[...]
Lego® Club @ Forest Library 5:30 pm
Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Oct 25 @ 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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Halloween Story Time @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Halloween Story Time @ Forest Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Halloween Story Time @ Forest Library
Halloween Story Time Join us at the Forest Library for our annual Halloween Story Time! Stories, activities, songs and a spoOOOoky craft! Be sure to wear a costume for trick-or-treating around the library!
Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library 1:00 pm
Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bedford Community Christmas Station Screenings @ Bedford Central Library
Bedford Community Christmas Station Annual Screenings The Christmas Station’s goal is to ensure that every eligible family in Bedford County enjoys a joyful, family-centered Christmas.  The Christmas Station is set up like a department store, with[...]
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library 10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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?
Halloween Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Halloween Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Halloween Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Pumpkins, and Princesses, and Superheroes OH MY! Kids of all ages are invited to come to the library dressed in their best costumes for a not-so-spooky Story Time filled with Halloween stories, songs and more. The[...]
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 31 @ 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.