Calendar of Events – All Locations

Family Pumpkin Carving Party @ Forest Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Smiling Jack-O-Lantern leaning against a rock.Carve some time out of your weekend to join us for this family-friendly Halloween program as we transform plain pumpkins into “Spooktacular” decorations.  Pumpkins and tools will be provided; kids attending without an adult can decorate their pumpkins using markers.
refreshments will be served.
Space is limited and registration is required.
Please see a librarian or call us at 540-425-7002 to sign up.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Forest Library.  


Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Illustrated pile of legos.

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 DUPLOS®.

Halloween Story Time @ Forest Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Illustration of a yellow moon, haunted house and jack-o-lanterns.
Kids of all ages are invited to come to the Forest Library dressed in their best costumes for a not-so-spooky Story Time filled with Halloween stories, songs and more!  After story time we will go trick-or-treating around the library!


Gardening For Scents: Potpourri and Bath Salts @ Stewartsville Library
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Dried flowers spilling from glass jars.Gardening For Scents: Potpourri and Bath Salts
A Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association Program
The Master Gardeners will teach us about the history and use of scented plants around the home, as well as how to select, gather and dry flowers and herbs from the garden. Participants will then be guided in mixing their own samples of potpourri and bath salts to take home for personal use or as a gift.
For ages 13+.  Registration is required; please call us at 540-425-7008.


Tabletop Gaming Club @ Forest Library
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Old book with chess pieces in side and dice on a wooden surface.Join us on the first Saturday of every month for Tabletop Gaming!
Board Games!  Card Games!  Chess!  Role-Playing Games!
Try one of ours or bring your own!
Open to all ages; children under 12 should have a parent with them.
No registration is required!

Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering @ Stewartsville Library
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering Logo.

Stewartsville Library—Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering

First Saturday of every month for teens to adults

1:00—3:00 (sometimes later)

An afternoon for knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers from beginners to pros.  Come learn a new skill or come share your skills and talents with others—and have a good time.

Bring the projects you are currently working on and enjoy the companionship & knowledge of other fiber enthusiasts.

If you would like to learn to knit or crochet or if you are stuck in a pattern come to the gathering and someone will help you.

Teen Board Game Night @ Stewartsville Library
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Asian teem boy holding a Magic the Gathering card in front of his face.
Are you a teen age 12-17?
Do you enjoy playing games like Magic the Gathering, Warhammer, and D&D?
Then you should join us this evening for Teen Board Game Night part of International Games Week!

Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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 sheets at each meeting.We hope to see you there!

A black and white illustration of a dinosaurs skeleton.

Board Game Day @ Stewartsville Library
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Board Game
Kids, Teens, and Tweens ages 4-17 are invited to join us as we celebrate International Games Week!
We’ll have board games for you to try or bring your own.
Bring your family and friends for this fun Saturday morning event.

Forest Library’s 20th Anniversary Celebration @ Forest Library
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Open hand holding a tree.The Forest Library will be commemorating its 20th Anniversary with a tree planting at 2:00 PM.  Refreshments will be available and there will be “a look at the Forest Library through the years” photo montage highlighting the past, present, and future of the library running in the community room.
Sponsored by the Bedford Public Library System and the Friends of the Forest Library
A big Thank You to the Forest Lions Club for purchasing the trees. 

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