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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Thursday, Jan. 1
All Locations
All BPLS libraries will be closed today for New Year's Day.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Friday, Jan. 2
All Locations
All BPLS libraries will be closed today for New Year's Day.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Jan. 3
All Locations
All BPLS libraries will be closed today for New Year's Day.
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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
1:00
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Saturday, Jan. 3, 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.
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Book Sale @ Big Island Library
 Book Sale @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jan. 6
Big Island Library
Stop by the Big Island Library for some great deals on books, dvds and cds for all ages! 
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Tuesday Movie Night 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
4:00
Tuesday Movie Night 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 4:00Tuesday 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 after school and watch Guardians of the Galaxy. Drinks and snacks will be provided. 4:00-6:30
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Book Sale @ Big Island Library
 Book Sale @ Big Island Library
Wednesday, Jan. 7
Big Island Library
Stop by the Big Island Library for some great deals on books, dvds and cds for all ages! 
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Book Sale @ Big Island Library
 Book Sale @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jan. 8
Big Island Library
Stop by the Big Island Library for some great deals on books, dvds and cds for all ages! 
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Computer Science 101 - Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta Library
1:00 pm
Computer Science 101 - Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta Library
Thursday, Jan. 8, 1:00 pmComputer Science 101
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Get your photos from your camera to your computer to your friends and family!  Store , copy, share photos. For the beginner, mouse required.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30 PM
 LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Jan. 8, 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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Book Sale @ Big Island Library
 Book Sale @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jan. 9
Big Island Library
Stop by the Big Island Library for some great deals on books, dvds and cds for all ages! 
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Friday Films- How to Train Your Dragon 2 @ Big Island Library
3:00 pm
Friday Films- How to Train Your Dragon 2 @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jan. 9, 3:00 pmFriday Films- How to
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library on the 1st Friday of the month at 3:00 pm. This month we will be watching How to Train Your Dragon 2. We hope to see you there!
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Book Sale @ Big Island Library
 Book Sale @ Big Island Library
Saturday, Jan. 10
Big Island Library
Stop by the Big Island Library for some great deals on books, dvds and cds for all ages! 
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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
1:00
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Saturday, Jan. 10, 1:00Blue 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.
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 PM
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Jan. 12, 1:00 PM
Forest Library
January's book is The Goldfinch by Donna Tarrt.  The book club meets in the Forest Library Community Room the second Monday of each month at 1:00 pm.  No registration required.
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Technology Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Tuesdays @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 4:00pm - 7:00pmTechnology Tuesdays
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
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TAB/TNT @ Forest Library
6:00 PM
 TAB/TNT @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jan. 15, 6:00 PMTAB/TNT @ Forest Lib
Forest Library
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will meet at 6 PM followed by Teen Game Night (TNT). 
The 3rd Thursday of each month, at 6:30 PM, is teen night at Forest Library—a time for anyone ages 12-18 to play board games and Xbox Kinect while munching on pizza and snack foods.  Grab yo...read more
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Computer Science 101 - iPad for Beginners @ Forest Library
2:00 pm
Computer Science 101 - iPad for Beginners @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2:00 pmComputer Science 101
Forest Library
Learn how to use your new (or old) device for games, banking, internet surfing, and ebook reading!
 

 
 
 
 
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Computer Science 101 - Technology Thursdays @ Montvale Library
3:00 pm
Computer Science 101 - Technology Thursdays @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Jan. 15, 3:00 pmComputer Science 101
Montvale Library
Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own:
  • Navigating library  website
  • Basic web surfing
  • Identifying secure and dependable websites
  • Setting up email
  • Digital photo storage
 

 
 
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LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
3:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
Friday, Jan. 16, 3:00 pmLEGO® Club @ Big
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library for LEGO Club! A time to build what your imagination sees
OR accept the challenge of the month. We hope to see you there. For ages 5+
 
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Superkicks Karate @ the Forest Library
11AM
Superkicks Karate @ the Forest Library
Saturday, Jan. 17, 11AMSuperkicks Karate @
Forest Library
Join us at the Forest Library to "kick" off your reading for the new year!  Superkicks Karate will be conducting a demonstration as well as a beginning level class in basic karate skills for kids of all ages.  While you are here, you can also pick up some great new books about ma...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 19,
All Locations
All BPLS libraries will be closed today for Martin Luther King Day.
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 10:30 amAdult Book Club @ Bi
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library to read the book of the month and share insights and stories. The book for January is Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, one of the selections for Bedford County's Community Read to honor the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more info...read more
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Computer Science 101 - iPad for Beginners @ Bedford Central Library
3:00 pm
Computer Science 101 - iPad for Beginners @ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 3:00 pmComputer Science 101
Bedford Central Library
Learn how to use your new (or old) device for games, banking, internet surfing, and ebook reading!
 
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Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
5:30
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 5:30Family 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 Ho...read more
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Computer Science 101 - Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
5:30 pm
Computer Science 101 - Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 5:30 pmComputer Science 101
Stewartsville Library
Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own:
  • Navigating library  website
  • Basic web surfing
  • Identifying secure and dependable websites
  • Setting up email
  • Meet the Mouse beginner class
 
 
 
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Construct Club @ Montvale Library
10:30
Construct Club @ Montvale Library
Saturday, Jan. 24, 10:30
Montvale Library
Come in to the Montvale Library the 4th Saturday @10:30am 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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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Sunday, Jan. 25Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Monday, Jan. 26Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 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.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 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.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 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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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Tuesday, Jan. 27Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Books 4 Fun @ Moneta Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Moneta Library
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Wednesday, Jan. 28Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 AMRock-a-bye Reader @
Bedford Central Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0 to 36 months.  Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Thursday, Jan. 29Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jan. 29, 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.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Jan. 29, 10:30 AMBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about Yummy Food! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jan. 29, 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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Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30 pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Jan. 29, 5:30 pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" (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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LEGO® Club @ Forest Library
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 LEGO® Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Jan. 29, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PMLEGO® Club @ Forest
Forest Library
Come build with friends at the Forest LEGO Club!  We have LEGOs for all age groups!
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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Friday, Jan. 30Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Jan. 30, 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
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Jan. 30, 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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Valentines for Veterans
 Valentines for Veterans
Saturday, Jan. 31Valentines for Veter
All Locations
This Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone--a veteran! Visit any BPLS library and make a valentine for someone who has served the country. Materials provided.
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