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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Wacky Wednesday
2:00 PM
 Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2:00 PMWacky Wednesday
Bedford Central Library
Wacky Wednesday is back and it brought more exciting projects with it! See what you can make with CD’s, then scream for ice cream—made from scratch in a bag! Then settle down and build something brilliant with LEGO’s. Ages 5+
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Red Herring Puppets: Little One-Inch @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Red Herring Puppets: Little One-Inch @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:30 AMRed Herring Puppets:
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Award-winning ensemble Red Herring Puppets will be performing an adaptation of the Japanese fairy tale "Little One-Inch". Come to the Moneta/SML Library to see this magical marionette show!
Musical Craft Thursdays @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Musical Craft Thursdays @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
This year's Summer Reading Program is all about rhythm and music, so come by the library on Thursdays to make something you can take home and make noise with! 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
South Pacific - the Movie
2:00
 South Pacific - the Movie
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2:00South Pacific - the
Stewartsville Library
Released in 1958 South Pacific is an American romantic musical adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific which is based on the book Tales of the South Pacific written by Jame Michner (published in 1947 and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1948).  
Note: read the book a...read more
Red Herring Puppets: Little One-Inch @ Big Island Library
2:00 PM
Red Herring Puppets: Little One-Inch @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 2:00 PMRed Herring Puppets:
Big Island Library
Come and be "inspired by the idea that a little person can achieve great things." Red Herring Puppets will be presenting the story of Little One-Inch using marionettes. We would love to have you join us!
http://www.redher...read more
Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30 - 4:30 PM
 Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 3:30 - 4:30 PMTales 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 confidence while having fun with Ty the cocker spaniel.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Friday, Jul. 3,
Bedford Central Library
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Jul. 4,
All Locations
All BPLS libraries will be closed today for Independence Day.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Jul. 6, 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.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jul. 6, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 Months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
Monday, Jul. 6, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Jul. 6, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jul. 6, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
Tuesday Movie Night 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday Movie Night 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PMTuesday Movie Night
Bedford Central Library
Join us for Tuesdays 4 Teens at the Bedford Library. TMNT (Tuesday Movie Night 4 Teens) will be on the first Tuesday of the month in odd months. Come over with your friends and watch Into The Woods (PG). Drinks and snacks will be provided. 
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Moneta
10:30 AM
 Rockin’ Reptiles @ Moneta
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 AMRockin’ Reptil
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives at this summer program.
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Bedford
2:00 PM
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Bedford
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2:00 PMRockin’ Reptil
Bedford Central Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret li...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Montvale
10:30 AM
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Montvale
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10:30 AMRockin’ Reptil
Montvale Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives at this summer program.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Computer Skills 101 - Meet the Mouse @ Moneta Library
1:00pm
Computer Skills 101 - Meet the Mouse @ Moneta Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 1:00pmComputer Skills 101
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Need to work on the very basics of computer use? Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard at this beginner's class. For the absolute beginner.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Stewartsville
2:00 PM
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Stewartsville
Thursday, Jul. 9, 2:00 PMRockin’ Reptil
Stewartsville Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives at this summer program.
LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30 PM
 LEGO┬« Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 3:30 PM
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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Rockin’ Reptiles @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AMRockin’ Reptil
Big Island Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives at this summer program.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Montvale Library
Mother Goose is a structured lapsit story time which uses repetition, musical patterns, baby-friendly visuals and movement to prepare pre-readers for reading and writing on their own. This innovative program is inspired by research into the brain development of very young children and the most effec...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Stewartsville Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rockin’ Reptiles @ Forest
2:00 PM
 Rockin’ Reptiles @ Forest
Friday, Jul. 10, 2:00 PMRockin’ Reptil
Forest Library
The Larsen family has a special treat for BPLS patrons. This is your chance to meet--face-to-face!--all manner of frogs, turtles, lizards, and sssssssnakes! Hold and pet these cool critters while you learn all about their secret lives at this summer program.
Friday Fun Crafts @ Forest Library
3:00 PM
Friday Fun Crafts @ Forest Library
Friday, Jul. 10, 3:00 PM
Forest Library
Come to the Forest Library on Fridays to make a musical craft! The crafts are as follows:
5/29: Kazoos
6/12: Wind Chimes
6/26: Den Den Drums
7/10: Pin Strummers
 
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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
1:00
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
August 1. September 12, October 3, November 14, December 5Blue Ridge Fiber Gat
Stewartsville Library
Teens and adults: join us for an afternoon of knitting, crocheting, spinning and weaving between 1:00 and 3:00 (usually) the first Saturday of each month.  Whether a beginner or a pro come learn a new skill or share your skills and talents with others while enjoying the company of other fiber e...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Jul. 13, 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.
DMV 2 Go
10:00 - 2:00
 DMV 2 Go
Monday, Jul. 13, 10:00 - 2:00
Forest Library
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will have a mobile unit at Forest Library from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  DMV2Go is a DMV wireless office on wheels where you can apply for or renew your driver's license, obtain vehicle titles and license plates; purchase hunting and fishing licenses an...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
Monday, Jul. 13, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Jul. 13, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 PM
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Jul. 13, 1:00 PM
Forest Library
Join in the discussion of the July selection of Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.  No registration required.
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
Family Movie Tuesdays @ Forest Library
2:00 PM
Family Movie Tuesdays @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2:00 PM
Forest Library
Come see family-friendly movies at the Forest Library this summer. We will be showing: Penguins of Madagascar (PG) 6/16
Big Hero 6 (PG) 6/23
Mr. Peabody and Sherman (PG) 7/14
Technology Tuesday @ Big Island Library
4:00-7:00pm
Technology Tuesday @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 4:00-7:00pmTechnology Tuesday @
Big Island Library
Come to the Big Island Library on the 2nd Tuesday of each month and find the best ways to navigate the web, set up a new email address, or work through a problem you are having with computer technology.

Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own:
-Navigating ...read more
Magic: The Gathering Game Night @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Magic: The Gathering Game Night @ Bedford Central
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMagic: The Gathering
Bedford Central Library
Get your cards together! The Bedford Central Library is hosting a Magic Game Night for players of the popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. Drop by the library's upstairs conference room at 4:00 every second Tuesday to test your skills. Whether you play for fun or play to win, this is...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Melody Makers @ Moneta
10:30 AM
 Melody Makers @ Moneta
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 10:30 AMMelody Makers @ Mone
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 0-5. 
Melody Makers @ Moneta
11:30 AM
 Melody Makers @ Moneta
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 11:30 AMMelody Makers @ Mone
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 6-12. 
Wacky Wednesday
2:00 PM
 Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2:00 PMWacky Wednesday
Bedford Central Library
There’s still more in store for Wacky Wednesdays, like paper crafts galore and crafts using duct tape. After that, it’s time to team up for the Marshmallow Challenge! Build the best marshmallow masterpiece using marshmallows and toothpicks. Ages 5+
Melody Makers @ Bedford
2:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Bedford
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2:00 PMMelody Makers @ Bedf
Bedford Central Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 0-5. 
Melody Makers @ Bedford
3:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Bedford
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 3:00 PMMelody Makers @ Bedf
Bedford Central Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 6-12. 
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Melody Makers @ Montvale
10:30 AM
 Melody Makers @ Montvale
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10:30 AMMelody Makers @ Mont
Montvale Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 0-5.
Melody Makers @ Montvale
11:30 AM
 Melody Makers @ Montvale
Thursday, Jul. 16, 11:30 AMMelody Makers @ Mont
Montvale Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 6-12. 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Melody Makers @ Stewartsville
2:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Stewartsville
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2:00 PMMelody Makers @ Stew
Stewartsville Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 0-5.
Computer Skills 101 - Job Searching @ Forest Library
2:00
Computer Skills 101 - Job Searching @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2:00Computer Skills 101
Forest Library
Job searching using the internet can be very effective! We'll give you tips and tricks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Melody Makers @ Stewartsville
3:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Stewartsville
Thursday, Jul. 16, 3:00 PMMelody Makers @ Stew
Stewartsville Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 6-12. 
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
Thursday, Jul. 16, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMDare 2 Draw Club @ B
Bedford Central Library
Love to draw? Come join us in the upstairs conference room at the Bedford Central Library for the Dare 2 Draw art club! Meet artists like yourself and show off your work. Try out various art supplies, draw from prompts, and polish your skills in workshops!
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Melody Makers @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Melody Makers @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AMMelody Makers @ Big
Big Island Library
"Melody Makers Inc. is proud to offer music education at its best. We love children and the opportunity to teach them the fundamentals of music in a fun, game-oriented way." 10:30-11:15 for ages 0-5 and 11:30-12:15 for ages K-3rd grade.
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LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
School's out, so sign up for LEGO Club! Use our LEGOs or bring your own!
While you're here, Read to a Dog! Call 540-425-7004 for information and to sign up.
LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
School's out, so sign up for LEGO Club! Use our LEGOs or bring your own!
While you're here, Read to a Dog! Call 540-425-7004 for information and to sign up.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Montvale Library
Mother Goose is a structured lapsit story time which uses repetition, musical patterns, baby-friendly visuals and movement to prepare pre-readers for reading and writing on their own. This innovative program is inspired by research into the brain development of very young children and the most effec...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Stewartsville Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Read to a Dog @ Moneta/SML Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Read to a Dog @ Moneta/SML Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
It's fun to read to a dog! School's out so sign up to read to a dog at the library! Come early and join the LEGO Club! Call 540-425-7004 for information and to sign up.
In conjunction with the Reading Education Assistance Dogs conducted by National Capital Therapy Dogs Inc.
Melody Makers @ Big Island Library
11:30 AM
Melody Makers @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jul. 17, 11:30 AMMelody Makers @ Big
Big Island Library
"Melody Makers Inc. is proud to offer music education at its best. We love children and the opportunity to teach them the fundamentals of music in a fun, game-oriented way." 10:30-11:15 for ages 0-5 and 11:30-12:15 for ages K-3rd grade.
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Melody Makers @ Forest
2:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Forest
Friday, Jul. 17, 2:00 PMMelody Makers @ Fore
Forest Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 0-5. 
Melody Makers @ Forest
3:00 PM
 Melody Makers @ Forest
Friday, Jul. 17, 3:00 PMMelody Makers @ Fore
Forest Library
Melody Makers is a music education program for children to learn the fundamentals of music in a game-oriented way. This session can be enjoyed by children aged 6-12. 
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American Red Cross Blood Drive - Forest Library
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Forest Library
Saturday, Jul. 18, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Forest Library
American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Forest Library from 8:30-1:00.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Jul. 20, 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.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jul. 20, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 Months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library
Monday, Jul. 20, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Jul. 20, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jul. 20, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 amAdult Book Club @ Bi
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library to discuss a book you have enjoyed reading and hear from other members about some of their favorites. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
Computer Skills 101 - Windows 8.1 @ Bedford Central Library
3:00
Computer Skills 101 - Windows 8.1 @ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 3:00Computer Skills 101
Bedford Central Library
Learn how to use Microsoft's newest computer operating system, Windows 8.1.
 
 
 
Sound of Music Sing-a-Long @ Big Island Library
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Sound of Music Sing-a-Long @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 4:00 - 7:00 PMSound of Music Sing-
Big Island Library
Do you enjoy singing and having a good time...then this program could be just for you! A time for young and old alike to join in. You can sing your heart out at an interactive showing of the Sound of Music. Come dressed as your favorite character orjust come prepared to have fun.
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 5:30 PMFamily Movie Night @
Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Central Library on the 3rd Tuesday of this month for a fun family night of crafts, games, snacks and a movie. Games and crafts begin at 5:30 and the movie will begin at 6:00. This month the movie is Penguins of Madagascar (PG). We hope to see you there!
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Wacky Wednesday
2:00 PM
 Wacky Wednesday
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2:00 PMWacky Wednesday
Bedford Central Library
Wacky Wednesday gives you the opportunity to design your own rockets! Head outside to launch your aircraft into the sky, and beat the heat with a snow cone. Follow up your aeronautical endeavors with a paper bag maraca craft. Ages 5+ 
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Summer session is all about bringing the rhythm! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
Musical Craft Thursdays @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Musical Craft Thursdays @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
This year's Summer Reading Program is all about rhythm and music, so come by the library on Thursdays to make something you can take home and make noise with! 
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jul. 23, 11:15 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 Months - 3 Years Old. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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The Book of Life: SRP Grand Finale @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
The Book of Life: SRP Grand Finale @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jul. 24, 10:30 AMThe Book of Life: SR
Big Island Library
Special snacks, special movie, special way to say farewell to the Summer Reading Program. Collect all your final prizes and check out some books to read in August!
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Jul. 24, 10:30 AMMother Goose on the
Montvale Library
Mother Goose is a structured lapsit story time which uses repetition, musical patterns, baby-friendly visuals and movement to prepare pre-readers for reading and writing on their own. This innovative program is inspired by research into the brain development of very young children and the most effec...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Jul. 24, 10:30 AMRock-A-Bye Reader @
Stewartsville 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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LEGO® Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LEGO® Club @ Stewartsville Library
Saturday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLEGO® Club @ Ste
Stewartsville Library
The Stewartsville Library is hosting LEGO Club for everyone with the urge to build to the moon and back. 
Duct Tape Crafts for Teens @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Duct Tape Crafts for Teens @ Stewartsville Library
Saturday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDuct Tape Crafts for
Stewartsville Library
Not only is duct tape useful for solving most of the world's practical problems, it can also be used to create all manner of fantastic crafts! Wallets, flowers, purses and pencil holders; teens are invited to come make them all!
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Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
4:30-6:30 pm
4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 4:30-6:30 pm4th Tuesday Teen Tim
Big Island Library
Hang out at the Big Island Library from 4:30 to 6:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food.  For students in grades 6-12.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library
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Summer Reading Finale @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Summer Reading Finale @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Jul. 30, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
End Summer Reading Program with a ton of indoor and outdoor fun! Rain or shine, come by the Montvale Library to enjoy activities, refreshments, and the company of your neighborhood friends.
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30 pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Jul. 30, 5:30 pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"Penguins of Madagascar" (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! At no cost to you.
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