Calendar of Events – All Locations

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.

T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Illustration of a video game controller on a green background.

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:00 PM to 4:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 4-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

T(w)een Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Illustration of a video game controller on a green background.

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:00 PM to 4:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 6+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library

Oct
24
Thu
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
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
31
Thu
Oozing Jack-O-Lantern STEAM Challenge @ Big Island Library
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Jack-O-Lantern with green smoke pouring out of it's eyes and mouth.The STEAM TEAM Challenge: Get your toy out first by creating the larger chemical reaction.
For K-5th grade.  Sign up is requested please call 540-425-7000 Ext 1 to register.

Nov
7
Thu
Thursday Theater: Aladdin @ Big Island Library
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Aladdin DVD Cover

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 Aladdin*. We hope to see you there!  Snacks provided by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

* Movie subject to change based on DVD availability.

Nov
14
Thu
Colorific For Kids @ Big Island Library
Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Child's hand drawing a helicopter.

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.

 

Nov
21
Thu
Building Club @ Big Island Library
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lego construction worker.
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 the month. We hope to see you there. For ages 5+

Sponsored by Friends of the Big Island Library.

Nov
23
Sat
Thanksgiving Story Time @ Big Island Library
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Turkey Cartoon
Enjoy making and eating an apple turkey after listening to Thanksgiving favorites at today’s Thanksgiving Story Time – a program for families.
Registration is requested.

 

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