Calendar of Events – All Locations

Oct
19
Sat
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.
Light
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.  

 

Cupcake Class @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Smiling cartoon cupcake with sprinkles and a cherry on top.
Today we will be welcoming special guest Caroline May, the head decorator at Kissed Cupcakes, who will be here to teach teens and tweens (ages 12+) how to make homemade buttercream frosting!  She will also demonstrate several decorating techniques using piping bags.  Following the lesson participants will have the opportunity to decorate their own cupcakes using the techniques they learned and compete in a mini “Cupcake Wars”.
The cupcakes will be judged by local food professionals and prizes will be awarded.  Registration is required; please call the youth services department at 540-586-8911 ext. 2107 to sign up!   

*This is the re-scheduled class from September 7th NOT a new class.

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.

Stitchin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Oct 21 @ 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
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
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. 

 

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