Calendar of Events – All Locations

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!

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
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
29
Tue
Gardening For Scents: Potpourri and Bath Salts @ Big Island Library
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 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 540-425-7000.

 

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!

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
4
Mon
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Nov 4 @ 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.

Nov
7
Thu
Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Nov 7 @ 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!

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.

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