Calendar of Events – All Locations

Teen-Tween Night @ Montvale Library
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

2 hours of Kinect gaming, board games, snacks, pizza, and socializing! Meet your friends in Montvale and enjoy teen activities from 5-7 pm on the 1st Friday of each month.  For ages 10-17.  

Healthy Living Potluck Parties @ Moneta/SML Library
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Illustration of a girl with red hair wearing an apron and holding a spatula and a frying pan while a beet, 2 eggs, 2 carrots, an eggplant, and two tomatoes fly in an arch around her head.
Are you on a journey to eat more vegetables and become healthier?  Let local nutrition and food preparation experts Susan and Bruce Cowdrick guide and support you on your journey.  Join a group of like-minded people for a potluck meal, support, and informational meetings the first Friday of the month at the Moneta/SML Library from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Meetings are open to anyone on the path to healthier living, regardless of where you are in the journey.  Attendees are encouraged to bring a plant-based, oil-free, and dairy-free dish to share.  Plates, napkins, and silverware will be provided.  Perfect for individuals with food allergies, Alpha-gal, diabetes, and anyone wanting more information about nutrition and cooking.  These programs are part of the Eat Healthy Virginia! Plantpure movement.   Space is limited and registration is required.

Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book Worm reading a book from behind 3 larger books.

Saturday Story Time @ Bedford Central Library
Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM (unless the library is closed) for a new program filled with fun stories, songs, crafts and more!  For children ages 0-5.  

Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering @ Stewartsville Library @ Stewartsville Library
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering Logo.

Stewartsville Library—Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering

First Saturday of every month for teens to adults

1:00—3:00 (sometimes later)

An afternoon for knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers from beginners to pros.  Come learn a new skill or come share your skills and talents with others—and have a good time.

Bring the projects you are currently working on and enjoy the companionship & knowledge of other fiber enthusiasts.

If you would like to learn to knit or crochet or if you are stuck in a pattern come to the gathering and someone will help you.

Saturday Matinee: Little Women @ Bedford Central Library
May 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

DVD cover - Little Women
Join us at the Bedford Central library for a monthly Saturday afternoon screening of a movie for adults and teens.
This month we will be showing the latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women.  In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.

Free movie snacks and drinks will be served. 

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Central Library
May 6 @ 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.

Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
May 7 @ 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.

Adult Book Club @ Montvale Library – In the Garden of Beasts
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 2 PM at the Montvale Library.
This month we will be discussing In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson.

No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
For more information, call 540-425-7006 x2.


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