Calendar of Events – All Locations

Jan
23
Thu
STEAM: Flying Snowman @ Big Island Library
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Flying Snowman Craft

Do you want to build a snowman?  Believe it or not, with just a few items you can create your very own flying snowman and the best part is HE NEVER MELTS!
For grades K-5.  Registration is requested; call us at 540-425-7000 or see a librarian to sign up. 

 

Jan
24
Fri
Friday Breakfast Bookclub: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek @ Bedford Central Library
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Peaks Room located upstairs.
No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
This month’s book is The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek book cover.

 

 

Fun Filled Fridays @ Stewartsville Library
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Toddler playing with a board book.
Fun Filled Friday mornings at the Stewartsville Library for children ages 0 – 36 months and one of their favorite grown-ups. Visit the library at 10:30 on Friday mornings for a program of playing instruments, learning rhymes, reading stories, dancing and playing with new friends.

 

Healthy Living @ Moneta/SML Library
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Vegetable spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce.
Healthy Eating with Susan and Bruce Cowdrick
Susan and Bruce Cowdrick will be helping people start and follow the 21 Day Kickstart program; a vegetable-heavy dietary plan.  They’re planning to hold 4 sessions where they offer support, cooking tips, and recipe tips.  The sessions will be held on January 3, January 10, January 17, and January 24th. 
Space is limited and registration is required.  Call us at 540-425-7004 or see a librarian at the desk to sign up.
Susan and Bruce are certified food prepares by ServSafe.

Jan
25
Sat
Crochet For A Cause @ Bedford Central Library
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Crocheted mat made from plastic bags.Crochet For A Cause

Crocheters of all levels are invited to learn how to make plastic yarn (plarn) and how to make a plastic mat for a homeless person with a single chain stitch. Work on your own, or bring a parent, child, or friend and work together to benefit the environment and helps those in need. Enjoy the company of other crafty folks as well as coffee and a snack. 
Note: We will have plastic grocery bags, but you will want to bring your own stash! If you have a size J or N crochet hook, bring it along. If not, we will provide one for you. You do not need to attend all three days. Registration required. Please call 540-586-8911 to save your spot.
For ages 12 and up.
Saturday Matinee: Downton Abbey The Motion Picture @ Moneta/SML Library
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Downton Abbey The Motion Picture 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 Downton Abbey The Motion Picture starring all of your favorite actors and actresses from the original tv series as well as some new faces. 

In the film, the Crawley family prepares for an official royal visit to their family house in Yorkshire in 1927. They experience physical, social, and psychological upheavals as King George V, Queen Mary, and their royal entourage descends on the eponymous mansion.
Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Jan
27
Mon
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Jan 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

Parent and a young child reading a book.
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers from birth to 21 months old.
Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Stewartsville Library
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Logo for Books 4 Fun Theme - Animal Adventures.
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 Animal Adventures!

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