Calendar of Events – All Locations

Oct
21
Mon
Friends Of The Big Island Library Fall Book & Bake Sale @ Big Island Library
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Green, blue, and purple cookies with eyes.

Support the Friends of the Big Island Library by purchasing gently-used Books, DVDs, and homemade baked goods during our Fall 2019 Book and Bake Sale.
The Friends are a vital part of the Big Island Library; the group pays for supplies and programs and helps with expenses not covered in the budget.

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Parent and a young child reading a book.
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.

Oct
22
Tue
Friends Of The Big Island Library Fall Book & Bake Sale @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Green, blue, and purple cookies with eyes.

Support the Friends of the Big Island Library by purchasing gently-used Books, DVDs, and homemade baked goods during our Fall 2019 Book and Bake Sale.
The Friends are a vital part of the Big Island Library; the group pays for supplies and programs and helps with expenses not covered in the budget.

Oct
24
Thu
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Giraffe with height chart.
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  
The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!

Family Fun Night: Painted Pumpkin Party @ Moneta/SML Library
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this month’s Family Fun Night program we will be painting pumpkins to get ready for Halloween.
All the supplies will be provided.
Registration is required; please call us at 540-425-7004 to sign up.

Painted pumpkin on the side of a street.

Oct
26
Sat
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.

 

Pumpkin Carving @ Big Island Library
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Smiling Jack-O-Lantern leaning against a rock.
Join us for our annual pumpkin carving event sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.
The Friends will be providing pumpkins for the first 20 children who sign up; please call us at 540-425-7000 to reserve your pumpkin.
Families are also welcome to purchase their own pumpkins and bring them to the program. 

 

Saturday Matinee: Aladdin @ Moneta/SML Library
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Aladdin DVD cover.
COMING SOON TO A LIBRARY NEAR YOU!
Join us at the Moneta/SML library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens.
This month we will be showing the live-action version of Disney’s Aladdin starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and more.

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Oct
28
Mon
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Parent and a young child reading a book.
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.

Oct
31
Thu
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Giraffe with height chart.
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  
The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!

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