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Summer Reading Program Finale @Montvale
Summer Reading Program Finale @Montvale
Friday, Aug. 1,
Montvale Library
Friday, August 1st at the Montvale Library for our end of the Summer Reading Program Finale!  We will start at 10:30 with games and water fun.  Lunch (and dessert!) will also be provided.  Come join us for some great fun!
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Teen Volunteer Party @Montvale
 Teen Volunteer Party @Montvale
Friday, Aug. 1,
Montvale Library
Friday, August 1st at the Montvale Library for our end of the Summer Reading Program Teen Volunteer Party!  The party will start around 1pm, right after the Finale ends.
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Teen Night @ Montvale Library
5:00
 Teen Night @ Montvale Library
Friday, Aug. 1, 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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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
1:00
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Saturday, Aug. 2, 1:00
(First Saturday of each month - except November. July 5th Cancelled)

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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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Aug. 4, 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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Chess in Stewartsville
10:30 - 12:00
 Chess in Stewartsville
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10:30 - 12:00
(Tuesdays)

Stewartsville Library
The history of chess spans 1500 years. Learn to play the game known all over the world.  For beginners and experts and those in-between.  Tuesdays 10:30 - 12:00 May 27 - August 5  ages 6 - 99 (yes kids can bring their favorite grown-ups to play)
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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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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LEGOS and Scrabble at Stewartsville
5:00 - 6:30
LEGOS and Scrabble at Stewartsville
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 5:00 - 6:30
(Tuesdays)

Stewartsville Library
Challenge your creativity with LEGOs or practice word play with Scrabble
Each Tuesday evening 5:00 - 6:30 May 27 - August 5.  This program is for ages 6 - 99
(yes kids can bring their favorite grown-ups to play too)
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Book Club @ Montvale Library
2:00
 Book Club @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 7, 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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Thursday Build-Day @Montvale Library
3:00pm
Thursday Build-Day @Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 7, 3:00pm
Montvale Library
This summer, come to the Montvale Library on Thursdays to build structures using LEGOs! 3:00pm-4:30pm.
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Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Aug. 7, 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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Lego Club @ Moneta/ SML Library
10:30-12:00
 Lego Club @ Moneta/ SML Library
Saturday, Aug. 9, 10:30-12:00
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Build with our LEGOS or bring your own! Join our summer LEGO Club and have fun with other kids building with LEGOS in the library. For ages 5+
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Aug. 11, 1:00 pm
Forest Library
This month the FOFL Book Club will discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.  Please join us for a friendly discussion.  No registration required.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Aug. 11, 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, Aug. 12, 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, Aug. 12, 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: Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta/ SML Library
1:00pm
Computer Skills: Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta/ SML Library
Thursday, Aug. 14, 1:00pmComputer Skills: Dig
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Learn how to get your photos from your camera to your computer to your friends! Store photos, copy photos, share photos. Bring your camera, cord, and picture card with you! Free class, no registration, the first 8 people may use a laptop! (Beginner class! You must be able to use the mouse.)
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LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Aug. 14, 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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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Aug. 18, 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, Aug. 18, 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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Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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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Windows 8 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
3pm
Windows 8 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 3pmWindows 8 (Computer
Bedford Central Library
If you're having trouble using a new Windows 8 computer, we can help!
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Family Movie Night-Disney’s The Pirate Fairy @ Bedford Library
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night-Disney’s The Pirate Fairy @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5:30 PMFamily Movie Night-D
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 The Pirate Fairy! We hope to see you here!
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Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
5:30pm
Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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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Author Ginny Brock @ Moneta
2:00 PM
 Author Ginny Brock @ Moneta
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2:00 PM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Local Author Ginny Brock will introduce her latest book: "Rainbow Rising".
It follows her first book, "By Morning's Light" published by Llewellyn Worldwide in 2012, which gave rise to many questions and much curiosity about her re-connection with her son in the afterlife....read more
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Computer Skills 101: iPhones for Dummies @ Forest Library
2pm
Computer Skills 101: iPhones for Dummies @ Forest Library
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2pmComputer Skills 101:
Forest Library
Learn the amazing things your smartphone can do! It’s so much more than a phone.
 
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Technology Thursdays @ Montvale Library
3pm
Technology Thursdays @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 21, 3pmTechnology Thursdays
Montvale Library
Come to the Montvale Library 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.
 
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Build with LEGOs @ Montvale Library
10:30
Build with LEGOs @ Montvale Library
Saturday, Aug. 23, 10:30
Montvale Library
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I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won @ Montvale Library
11:00 am
I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won @ Montvale Library
Saturday, Aug. 23, 11:00 amI Fought the Lawn an
Montvale Library
A free presentation about basic lawn care and maintenance, presented by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners. Please sign up at your local library.

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color,...read more
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Aug. 25, 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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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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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Lego Club @ Forest Library
5:30 PM
 Lego Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Aug. 28, 5:30 PMLego Club @ Forest L
Forest Library
Build with bricks and use your imagination in LEGO CLUB! 
We generally meet on the last Thursday of each month.

For Ages 5+
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Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Aug. 28, 5:30pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"The LEGO Movie" (PG), Warner Brothers
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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