Calendar of Events – All Locations

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Christmas Story Time with Hot Chocolate @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Christmas Story Time with Hot Chocolate @ Big Island Library
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Christmas Story Time with Hot Chocolate @ Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library this morning for a festive Christmas story time filled with stories, songs and more!   Plus we’ll have some tasty hot chocolate available to warm up any cold hands! 
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Parade Day @ Bedford Central Library
Join us today for our annual Parade Day festivities. Crafts: Make your own Santa and Snowman Ornaments!  Tinfoil Icicles!  Holiday Cards!  Watercolor Snowflakes!  Holiday-themed Coloring and Activity sheets! Watch Festive Movies!  Enjoy Tasty Holiday Snacks!  
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 11:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 1 @ 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 10 @ Forest Library 2:00 pm
Let’s Talk About It: “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann Part 10 @ Forest Library
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Let's Talk About It: "The Wizard and the Prophet" by Charles C. Mann Part 10 @ 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—and Homo Sapiens as special[...]
Saturday Matinee – Scrooged @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Saturday Matinee – Scrooged @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday Matinee - Scrooged @ Bedford Central Library
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU: Scrooged Staring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, Michael J. Pollard,  and Alfre Woodard A modern version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, with[...]
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Hour of Code @ Bedford Central Library 4:30 pm
Hour of Code @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Hour of Code @ Bedford Central Library
Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Girls and minorities are severely underrepresented in computer science classes, and in the tech industry. Good[...]
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Smartphone Basics @ Moneta/SML Library 1:00 pm
Smartphone Basics @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Smartphone Basics @ Moneta/SML Library
In this class we will be answering some of the most commonly asked questions about Smartphones. Call the Moneta/SML Library at 540-425-7004 for more information about this class. Space is limited, registration is required.
Adult Book Club @ Montvale Library – The Rosie Project 2:00 pm
Adult Book Club @ Montvale Library – The Rosie Project
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Adult Book Club @ Montvale Library - The Rosie Project @ Montvale | Virginia | United States
Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 2 PM at the Montvale Library. The December book is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. No registration necessary, new members always welcome! For more[...]
Thursday Theater: Incredibles 2 @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Incredibles 2 @ Big Island Library
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday Theater: Incredibles 2 @ 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 Incredibles 2 (PG). We[...]
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Bedford Central Library 6:00 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Bedford Central Library
Join us this evening at the Bedford Central Library for a part two of our 2-part introductory workshop for American Sign Language. In this session we will learn the signs to use when asking questions[...]
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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
Dec 8 @ 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[...]
Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday with Santa @ Forest Library
Saturday With Santa Come to the Forest Library this morning to meet our special guest all the way from the North Pole…Santa Claus! We will read Christmas stories, make a craft, and eat yummy cookies. Don’t[...]
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Christmas Crafting, Cookies and Claus: A Christmas Open House @ Big Island Library 2:30 pm
Christmas Crafting, Cookies and Claus: A Christmas Open House @ Big Island Library
Dec 11 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Christmas Crafting, Cookies and Claus: A Christmas Open House @ Big Island Library
Be sure to drop by the Big Island Library this afternoon as we experience the joy of the season at our Annual Christmas Open House. Children will have a chance to meet and have their[...]
Art Club @ Bedford Central Library 5:00 pm
Art Club @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Art Club @ Bedford Central Library
Unleash your inner artist at this month’s Art Club at the Bedford Central Library!  Make art, make crafts, and make friends at this monthly program. Work on a new project every month, or work on[...]
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Frozen Story Time with special guest Elsa @ Forest Library 10:30 am
Frozen Story Time with special guest Elsa @ Forest Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Frozen Story Time with special guest Elsa @ Forest Library
Frozen Story Time Join us at the Forest Library this morning for your chance to meet Princess Elsa (from Disney’s Frozen)! She will read some stories and children will make a cool craft. There will[...]
STEAM Wednesday: Blizzard in a Cup Edition @ Bedford Central Library 4:30 pm
STEAM Wednesday: Blizzard in a Cup Edition @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
STEAM Wednesday: Blizzard in a Cup Edition @ Bedford Central Library
In this month’s STEAM program we will be learning about Blizzards and the science of snow. Children will also get a change to create their own “mini blizzard” in a cup using household ingredients. For[...]
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Computer Clean Up and Backup @ Moneta/SML Library 1:00 pm
Computer Clean Up and Backup @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Computer Clean Up and Backup @ Moneta/SML Library
Learn how to clean up your computer, prevent viruses and malware, defrag, and backup your files. For the beginner, but be able to use the mouse. Call Moneta Library at 540-425-7004 for more information about[...]
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Dec 13 @ 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.[...]
Virginia Wildlife: Birds @ Forest Library 5:30 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Birds @ Forest Library
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Virginia Wildlife: Birds @ 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 birds that live in Virginia given by the teacher of our[...]
American Sign Language Workshop Part 1: Basic Greetings and Family Signs @ Moneta/SML Library 6:00 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 1: Basic Greetings and Family Signs @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 1: Basic Greetings and Family Signs @ Moneta/SML Library
Join us this evening at the Moneta/SML Library for a part one of our 2-part  introductory workshop for American Sign Language. In this session we will learn and practice the signs for basic greetings and[...]
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Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Bedford Central Library 1:00 pm
Hepatitis C and HIV Screening @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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[...]
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Writers Group @ Big Island Library 10:30 am
Writers Group @ Big Island Library
Dec 15 @ 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: Incredibles 2 @ Bedford Central Library 3:30 pm
Family Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 @ 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 Incredibles 2 (PG). The running[...]
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – Reader’s Choice 10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library – Reader’s Choice
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library - Reader's Choice @ 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 December is Reader’s Choice. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information. The book[...]
Holiday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library 10:30 am
Holiday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Holiday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Join us for a special Winter Holiday Story Time at the Bedford Central Library!  We’ll read holiday stories, sing songs, and make a festive craft.
Excel 101 @ Bedford Central Library 3:00 pm
Excel 101 @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Excel 101 @ Bedford Central Library
Learn to use Microsoft Excel. This spreadsheet software is the go to for simple accounting, list making, charts and graphs, and so much more. This class is a beginner class that will introduce you to[...]
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Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
Dinosaur Club @ Bedford Central Library
Dec 19 @ 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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Gingerbread House Story Time @ Stewartsville Library 10:30 am
Gingerbread House Story Time @ Stewartsville Library
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Gingerbread House Story Time @ Stewartsville Library
Come Join us for gingerbread stories, crafts and building a gingerbread house at the Stewartsville Library this morning!
Intro to iPad @ Forest Library 1:30 pm
Intro to iPad @ Forest Library
Dec 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to iPad @ Forest Library
Did you just get a new iPad or have you had one for awhile and don’t really understand how to use it?  Then come learn the basics in this introductory tutorial class. Registration suggested, call[...]
Building Club @ Big Island Library 3:00 pm
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Dec 20 @ 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[...]
Money Smart: Financial Recovery @ Forest Library 4:00 pm
Money Smart: Financial Recovery @ Forest Library
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Money Smart: Financial Recovery @ Forest Library
This is the eleventh session in our 12-month Money Smart financial literacy series at the Forest Library presented by Woodforest Bank*.  This month’s topic is called Financial Recovery.  By the end of this course, participants will[...]
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Moneta/SML Library 6:00 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Moneta/SML Library
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
American Sign Language Workshop Part 2: Questions and Conversations @ Moneta/SML Library
Join us this evening at the Moneta/SML Library for a part two of our 2-part introductory workshop for American Sign Language. In this session we will learn the signs to use when asking questions (Who…What…Where…When…Why)[...]
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Fossils Lab: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library 2:30 pm
Fossils Lab: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library
Dec 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fossils Lab: A STEAM Program @ Big Island Library
Fossils Lab: A STEAM Program at the Big Island Library In today’s STEAM program we will be learning and testing techniques used to unearth fossils.  We will simulate the type of pressure that is needed[...]
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YA Waffle Novelties @ Big Island Library 11:00 am
YA Waffle Novelties @ Big Island Library
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
YA Waffle Novelties @ Big Island Library
Waffle Novelties Young adults ages 16+ are invited to join us this morning to create their own waffles as we celebrate old and new adventures! For more information call us at 540-425-7000.
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