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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Dec. 1, 10:30 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Big Island Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Dec. 1, 2:00
Montvale Library

Every Monday at 2pm (except holidays)
Bring your projects and knit or crochet with us.  Learn with us!
No experience necessary.  New members always welcome!

 

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Movie Monday @ Big Island Library
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Movie Monday @ Big Island Library
Monday, Dec. 1, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Big Island Library
Watch new and blockbuster movies after school, snacks provided. All ages welcome.
Sept. 8- The LEGO Movie
Oct. 6- Muppets Most Wanted
Nov. 3- Disney Nature Bears
Dec. 1- Planes, Fire and Rescue
Call 540-427-7000 ext 1 for information and to register.
 
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Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pmTuesday Dance Off 4
Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Library for the 1st ever Dance Off for teens. The 1st Tuesday of the month in even months (October, December etc). Using Just Dance 2014 on Xbox Kinect we will have a Double Elimination Bracket Tournament.

Come with your friends after school and participate or just wat...read more
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Book Club @ Montvale Library
2:00
 Book Club @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2:00
Montvale Library
Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 2pm in the Montvale Library.
No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
For more information, calle 540-425-7006 x2

 
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Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Dec. 4, 3:30pmTales with Ty @ Bedf
Bedford Central Library
Come in and spend some time reading with Ty, our Reading Assistance Dog! You can bring your own book, find one here or we will provide one for you! This is a great time for your child to practice reading skills and gain ...read more
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Teen Night @ Montvale Library
5:00
 Teen Night @ Montvale Library
Friday, Dec. 5, 5:00
Montvale Library
2 hours of Kinect gaming, board games, snacks, pizza, and socializing!  Meet your friends in Montvale and enjoy teen activities from 5-7pm.
1st Friday of each month
Sponsored by Friends of the Montva...read more
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Santa!
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 Santa!
Friday, Dec. 5, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PMSanta!
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
  Call to sign up! 540-425-7004
It’s an elf party! Visit with Santa! Games, Crafts and Refreshments. No cost to you.
Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library,
13641 Moneta Rd., Moneta, VA
 
 
 
 
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Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
10:00 - 1:00
Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10:00 - 1:00
Stewartsville Library
Families, make it a memory day - come to the Stewartsville Library for Make and Take ...read more
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Parade Day Celebration
11:00 - 3:30, 7:30
 Parade Day Celebration
Saturday, Dec. 6, 11:00 - 3:30, 7:30Parade Day Celebrati
Bedford Central Library
Bedford Library invites you to help usher in the Christmas season with a Parade Day celebration on December 6th!  BPLS and Friends of the Bedford Library come together to provide an all-day affair with crafting and snacks from 11:00 AM-3:30 PM, story-telling at 2:00 PM and a concert at ...read more
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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
1:00
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Saturday, Dec. 6, 1:00
(First Saturday of each month - except November. July 5th Cancelled)
Blue Ridge Fiber Gat
Stewartsville Library
Yarn not Bran!  Bring a project and join us at the Stewartsville Library between 1:00 and 3:00 for an afternoon of fun and creating.  If you are stuck in a pattern someone can help you figure it out.  If you'd like to learn to knit or crochet someone can get you started.
Open...read more
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Dec. 8, 1:00 pm
Forest Library
Come by the Forest Library on Monday December 8, 1:00 pm for a friendly discussion of the December selection, A Christmas Home by Greg Kincade.  No registration required.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Dec. 8, 2:00
Montvale Library

Every Monday at 2pm (except holidays)
Bring your projects and knit or crochet with us.  Learn with us!
No experience necessary.  New members always welcome!

 

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Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
2pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2pmComputer Skills 101
Big Island Library
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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 3:45 pmXBox Kinect for Twee
Bedford Central Library
Come and bring your friends for some quality XBox time! We hope to see you here!
All 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and sometimes 5th Tuesdays of the month. We hope to see you there!
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Computer Skills: Internet 101 @ Moneta/ SML Library
1:00pm
Computer Skills: Internet 101 @ Moneta/ SML Library
Thursday, Dec. 11, 1:00pmComputer Skills: Int
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
What's a browser? How do I get back to that other page? Let us help you use your browser to navigate around the Internet. Featuring Internet Explorer. Classes limited to 5 people per session. (Beginner class! You must be able to use the mouse.) Register by calling 540-425-7004.
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LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Dec. 11, 3:30pmLEGO® Club @ Bedford
Bedford Central Library
Come and join kids from 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you want with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®
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Construct Club @ Montvale Library
3:00 pm
Construct Club @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Dec. 11, 3:00 pm
Montvale Library
Come in to the Montvale Library the 2nd Thursday from 3pm to 4:30pm for some great building fun!  We have LEGOs, K'NEX, and more to choose from - all that's needed is your imagination!  Ages 4+
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Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
10:00 - 1:00
Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
Saturday, Dec. 13, 10:00 - 1:00
Stewartsville Library
Families, make it a memory day - come to the Stewartsville Library for Make and Take ...read more
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Saturday With Santa
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Saturday With Santa
Saturday, Dec. 13, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSaturday With Santa
Forest Library
Santa will be @ the Forest Library Saturday, December 13th, from 4-5 PM.  Kids of all ages are invited to come take their picture with Santa.  We will also be making a festive holiday craft.

 
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Dec. 15, 2:00
Montvale Library

Every Monday at 2pm (except holidays)
Bring your projects and knit or crochet with us.  Learn with us!
No experience necessary.  New members always welcome!

 

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Lego Club @ Big Island Library
3:00 - 4:00 pm
 Lego Club @ Big Island Library
Monday, Dec. 15, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Big Island Library
Build something fabulous with Legos and display it in the library! Refreshments provided.
For ages 5 & up.
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Make and Take Christmas Ornaments @ Forest
3:30-5:30
Make and Take Christmas Ornaments @ Forest
Monday, Dec. 15, 3:30-5:30Make and Take Christ
Forest Library
Children ages 6+ are invited to drop by the Forest Library on Monday December 15th, 3:30-5:30 PM, to create handmade Christmas Ornaments to take home.  We will also be decorating cookies!
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Holiday Story Time with Miss Louise @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Holiday Story Time with Miss Louise @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10:30 AMHoliday Story Time w
Bedford Central Library
Come by the Bedford library to hear stories around the Christmas Tree told by our very own Miss Louise!  We will also have cookies and milk and make a festive holiday craft!  
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Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Big Island Library
Come for a lively book discussion. Bring a food item to share and stay for the luncheon following. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Snacks and Crafts with Santa @ Big Island Library
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Snacks and Crafts with Santa @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Big Island Library
Come make a craft, have a snack and have your picture taken with Santa! All ages welcome. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information and to register.
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Internet 101 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
3:00pm
Internet 101 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3:00pmInternet 101 (Comput
Bedford Central Library
A look at internet searching using both the Windows 8 Internet Explorer App and also IE through the desktop.
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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3:45 pmXBox Kinect for Twee
Bedford Central Library
Come and bring your friends for some quality XBox time! We hope to see you here!
All 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and sometimes 5th Tuesdays of the month. We hope to see you there!
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Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
5:30pm
Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 5:30pmTechnology Tuesdays
Stewartsville Library
Come to the Stewartsville Library and find out the best way to navigate the web, set up a new email address, or work through a problem you are having with computer technology. 
 
Pick from the following topics or suggest your own:
· Navigating the library website and&...read more
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Christmas Story Time @ Forest
10:30 AM
 Christmas Story Time @ Forest
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 10:30 AMChristmas Story Time
Forest Library
Special Christmas themed Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-6.  Stories, songs, and more including Cookie Decorating!

 
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Family Movie Night- Planes Fire and Rescue @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night- Planes Fire and Rescue @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Dec. 18, 5:30 PMFamily Movie Night-
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Planes Fire and Rescue (PG)
Crafts and games start at 5:30 PM, feature film with snacks begins at 6:00 PM. Have fun and watch a great movie with your friends and family! It's free!
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Holiday Story Time with Miss Louise @ Bedford Library
6:30 PM
Holiday Story Time with Miss Louise @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Dec. 18, 6:30 PMHoliday Story Time w
Bedford Central Library
Come by the Bedford library to hear stories around the Christmas Tree told by our very own Miss Louise!  We will also have cookies and milk and make a festive holiday craft!  
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Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
10:00 - 1:00
Christmas Crafts at the Stewartsville Library
Saturday, Dec. 20, 10:00 - 1:00
Stewartsville Library
Families, make it a memory day - come to the Stewartsville Library for Make and Take ...read more
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Dec. 22, 2:00
Montvale Library

Every Monday at 2pm (except holidays)
Bring your projects and knit or crochet with us.  Learn with us!
No experience necessary.  New members always welcome!

 

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It’s Lego Time at the Stewartsville Library
It’s Lego Time at the Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Dec. 23, It’s Lego Time
Stewartsville Library
An event for families - drop in anytime today to play, create and construct with Legos.
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Library closed
 Library closed
Wednesday, Dec. 24
All Locations
Libraries closed for Christmas
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Library closed
 Library closed
Thursday, Dec. 25
All Locations
Libraries closed for Christmas
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Library closed
 Library closed
Friday, Dec. 26
All Locations
Libraries closed for Christmas
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Library closed
 Library closed
Saturday, Dec. 27
All Locations
Libraries closed for Christmas
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It’s Lego Time at the Stewartsville Library
It’s Lego Time at the Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Dec. 30, It’s Lego Time
Stewartsville Library
An event for families - drop in anytime today to play, create and construct with Legos.
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LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 10:30 am - 12:00 pmLEGO® Club @ Moneta/
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
School's out, so sign up for LEGO Club! Use our LEGOs or bring your own!
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1KB4K
 1KB4K
Wednesday, Dec. 31,
All Locations

Register Online
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Library Closing at 2pm
 Library Closing at 2pm
Wednesday, Dec. 31,
Bedford Central Library
Library closing at 2pm for New Years Eve.
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Happy Noon Year
11:00 - 12:30
 Happy Noon Year
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 11:00 - 12:30Happy Noon Year
Bedford Central Library
Celebrate the New Year with your kids!  Enjoy a time of crafts, stories, and snacks plus we’ll count down” to noon and make a little noise!
 
   
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