Calendar of Events – All Locations

Oct
24
Thu
Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

An old woman in a blue dress and white apron and a goose or Mother Goose.

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Photograph of a floral coloring sheet and the tips of several colored pencils.Confessions of a Colorholic is open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression!  Join us every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 PM at the Montvale Library.  The library provides coloring sheets as well as markers, coloring pencils and pens but you are welcome to bring your own.

STEAM:All Locked Up @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Four linked padlocks in different colors.

This month’s STEAM Program is an escape-room-style educational challenge designed to get kids to work in an “out of the box” way.
For grades K-5.  Registration is requested; call us at 540-425-7000 or see a librarian to sign up. 

 

Oct
26
Sat
Pig Out on Reading with Farmer Minor & Daisy @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Trot on down to the library this morning for story time with Farmer Minor, his famous pot-bellied pig Daisy and her friends the pugs!
Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pig in the Library Youth Services office.

Harry Potter STEAM @ Montvale Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

3 vials of magic potion ingredients
Join us as we mix up potions in the Montvale Library. We will be mixing up potions in

Snape’s dungeon classroom and then feasting in the Great Hall so wear your wizard attire.
If you would
like more information please call the Montvale desk at 540-425-7006, space is limited to so, please register in advance.  For ages 5+.

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. 

 

Oct
28
Mon
Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Balls of yarn and knitting needles under the words Stichin' Chicks @ Montvale Library

Join us every Monday at 2:00pm (except holidays), bring your projects, and knit or crochet with us! New members are always welcome, and no experience is necessary. Come learn with us!

Oct
29
Tue
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 29 @ 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!

Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Montvale Library
Oct 29 @ 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!

Oct
30
Wed
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 30 @ 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.

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