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Coloring Contest
 Coloring Contest
Monday, Feb. 1, Coloring Contest
Bedford Central Library
The Bedford Library is offering a coloring contest for children ages 7-12 and 13-17. Children may pick up their coloring sheet at Bedford Central anytime between February 1st and the deadline to submit is February 29th. Winners will be notified the beginning of March. 
Winter Reading Program
 Winter Reading Program
Monday, Feb. 1,
All Locations
Get an early start on literacy this February with the Winter Reading Program! Children aged 0-5 can earn stickers during the entire month of February by completing literacy activities with their parents. Contact your local branch for more information.
Pick Up Lines
 Pick Up Lines
Monday, Feb. 1, Pick Up Lines
All Locations
Stop by any BPLS Library during the month of February and select one of our specially wrapped books based only on its Pick Up Line (the first line of the book).  You won't find out the title or the author of the book until you unwrap it at home. Who knows, you just might find your literary ...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Feb. 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.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 10:30 AM
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 1, 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.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, Feb. 1, 2pm
Montvale Library

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

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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:30 AM
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 2, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. 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, Feb. 2, 10:30 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 2, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:30-12:00Krazy For Color at S
Stewartsville Library
An adult coloring group at the Stewartsville Library. We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Come relax and de-stress with us!
Coding @ Big Island Library
3-4:30 PM
 Coding @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 3-4:30 PMCoding @ Big Island
Big Island Library
Have you ever wondered how a computer works?
Have you ever wanted to make your  own secret code? 
 
Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join us for a fun-filled afternoon where we discover codes and how they work while playing with Ozobot Robots. 
Desi...read more
Teen Movie Tuesday @ Bedford Library
4:00 PM
Teen Movie Tuesday @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 4:00 PMTeen Movie Tuesday @
Bedford Central Library
Join us for Teen Movie Tuesday at the Bedford Library on the first Tuesday of every month! This month you and your friends are invited to watch Pacific Rim (PG-13). The movie starts at 4:00 PM and the drinks and snacks will be provided. 
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 4pmConfessions of a Col
Montvale Library
An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library.  We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 5pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
ColorificClub @ Big Island Library
5:30 PM
ColorificClub @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 5:30 PMColorificClub @ Big
Big Island Library
Do you like to color?  Do you know that coloring can reduce stress while allowing you to express your artistic side? Join in the fun at Big Island Library on the first Tuesday of each month begininng at 5:30 PM when we test out colored pencils, markers and pens on Mandalas and other grown-up pr...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 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!
10:30am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library!
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10:30amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Feb. 4, 10:30 AM
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 4, 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.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Feb. 4, 10:30 AM
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 @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 4, 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.
Book Club @Montvale Library
2pm
 Book Club @Montvale Library
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2pm
Montvale Library
Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 2pm in the Montvale Library.
No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
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Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
Thursday, Feb. 4, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMDare 2 Draw Club @ B
Bedford Central Library
Love to draw? Come join us at the Bedford Central Library for the Dare 2 Draw art club! Kids and teens are invited to come polish their skills with drawing prompts and workshops, or just chill with friends and doodle with a variety of art supplies. This club meets on first and third Thursdays.
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Adult Coloring Club @ Moneta/SML library
4:00PM
Adult Coloring Club @ Moneta/SML library
Thursday, Feb. 4, 4:00PM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Do You Like To Color? 
If you answered YES you should join the Adult Coloring Club at the Moneta Library!
 
Join the latest craze for creative expression AND relaxation!
Socialize and enjoy some snacks while you color.
Supplies will be provided but feel f...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Feb. 5, 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.
Friday Films- Shaun the Sheep @ Big Island Library
3:00-4:30 PM
Friday Films- Shaun the Sheep @ Big Island Library
Friday, Feb. 5, 3:00-4:30 PMFriday Films- Shaun
Big Island Library

Join us at the Big Island Library on the 1st Friday of the month from 3:00-4:30 for the movie of the month. This month we will be watching Shaun the Sheep (PG). We hope to see you there!
Snacks provided by the Friends of t...read more

Teen Night @Montvale Library
5pm
 Teen Night @Montvale Library
Friday, Feb. 5, 5pm
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 F...read more
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Art Demonstration at Moneta/SML Library
10:00AM
Art Demonstration at Moneta/SML Library
Saturday, Feb. 6, 10:00AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Award-winning artist Steve Garay will demonstrate the art of pyrography on Saturday, February 6, from 10:00 to 2:00 in the MOArts Cafe in the Moneta/SML Library.

Garay will also have an exhibit of his art at the library from February 1st through February 29th.
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering
1:00
 Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering
Saturday, Feb. 6, 1:00Blue 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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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.
LEGO Club @ Moneta/ SML Library
10:30AM
 LEGO Club @ Moneta/ SML Library
Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Use our LEGOs or bring your own! For ages 5 and up. Build and compare LEGO creations on a day that school is closed! LEGOs available from 10:30 - 12:00.
 
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30 AM
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Books with Barney @ Forest Library
11:00am
Books with Barney @ Forest Library
Monday, Feb. 8, 11:00am
Forest Library
Come to the Forest Library to and have your child practice reading to a therapy dog! In the children's area of the Main Library we will have an area where you can read to Barney. Register ahead of time to get your...read more
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Feb. 8, 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.
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 PM
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Feb. 8, 1:00 PM
Forest Library
Join in the discussion of this month's selection ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr.  No registration required.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, Feb. 8, 2pm
Montvale Library

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

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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:30 AM
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 9, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. 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, Feb. 9, 10:30 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 9, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:30-12:00Krazy For Color at S
Stewartsville Library
An adult coloring group at the Stewartsville Library. We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Come relax and de-stress with us!
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4pmConfessions of a Col
Montvale Library
An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library.  We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 5pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 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!
10:30am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library!
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 10:30amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Feb. 11, 10:30 AM
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 11, 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.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Feb. 11, 10:30 AM
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 @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 11, 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 - Windows 10 @ Moneta Library
1:00PM
Computer Skills 101 - Windows 10 @ Moneta Library
Thursday, Feb. 11, 1:00PMComputer Skills 101
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
If you’ve got a brand new Windows 10 computer or are upgrading a Windows 7 or 8 computer, we’ll show you how to get started. This class will also work for those who want to learn Windows 8. For the beginner, be able to use the mouse.
 
 
 
 
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LEGO® Club & Tales w/ Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
LEGO® Club & Tales w/ Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Feb. 11, 3:30 PM - 5:30 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®. Until 4:30 PM, kids will also be able to spend some time reading with Ty, our Reading Assistance Dog. This ...read more
Forest Adult Coloring Club
5:30 - 6:30
 Forest Adult Coloring Club
Thursday, Feb. 11, 5:30 - 6:30Forest Adult Colorin
Forest Library
DO YOU LIKE TO COLOR?
If you answere...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Feb. 12, 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 15, 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.
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Feb. 15, 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, Feb. 16, 10:30 AM
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 16, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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 February is the Community Read book, A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers ...read more
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:30 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 16, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:30-12:00Krazy For Color at S
Stewartsville Library
An adult coloring group at the Stewartsville Library. We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Come relax and de-stress with us!
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2pm
Montvale Library

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

Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4pmConfessions of a Col
Montvale Library
An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library.  We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 5pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Computer Skills 101
4:00-6:00
 Computer Skills 101
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4:00-6:00Computer Skills 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
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Library
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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 Shaun the Sheep Movie (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, Feb. 17, 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!
10:30am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library!
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10:30amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Feb. 18, 10:30 AM
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 18, 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.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Feb. 18, 10:30 AM
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 @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 18, 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.
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
Thursday, Feb. 18, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMDare 2 Draw Club @ B
Bedford Central Library
Love to draw? Come join us in the Bedford Room at the Bedford Central Library for the Dare 2 Draw art club! Kids and teens are invited to come polish their skills with drawing prompts and workshops, or just chill with friends and doodle with a variety of art supplies. This club meets on first and th...read more
Bedford Coloring Club for Adults
5:30
Bedford Coloring Club for Adults
Thursday, Feb. 18, 5:30Bedford Coloring Clu
Bedford Central Library
Come out and enjoy some relaxed time for yourself at the Bedford Coloring Club for Adults. We'll have supplies on hand or you can bring your own. 
Robot Rally! @ the Forest Library
6:00 pm
Robot Rally! @ the Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:00 pmRobot Rally! @ the F
Forest Library
The Robot Rally is part of the STEM initiative! This science night will feature activities with new robots and technology from the Library of Virginia. Registration is required. The event is for ages 7+. We will have exploratory time with the different types of robots and will also make a robot craf...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Feb. 19, 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.
LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
3:00-4:00 PM
LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
Friday, Feb. 19, 3:00-4:00 PM
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. ...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 10:30 AM
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 22, 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.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, Feb. 22, 2pm
Montvale Library

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

Hour of Code @ Forest Library!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
 Hour of Code @ Forest Library!
Monday, Feb. 22, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pmHour of Code @ Fores
Forest Library
This program will teach the fundamentals of computer coding. 

Come to the Library and code computers! In this hour long program, we will do computer science tutorials...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10:30 AM
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 23, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. 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, Feb. 23, 10:30 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 23, 10:30 AM
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10:30-12:00Krazy For Color at S
Stewartsville Library
An adult coloring group at the Stewartsville Library. We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Come relax and de-stress with us!
4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
4:30-6:30 pm
4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 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
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @Montvale Library
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 4pmConfessions of a Col
Montvale Library
An adult coloring group at the Montvale Library.  We meet every Tuesday (except when the library is closed) from 5pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 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!
10:30am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library!
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10:30amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:30 AM
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 25, 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.
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:30 AM
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 @ Forest Library
11:15 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 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.
Teen Book Club @ Forest Library
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Book Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:00pm-5:00pmTeen Book Club @ For
Forest Library
If you are a teen, or grades 6 and up, come join in the Teen Book Club. At this meeting we will discuss our club's January Book. At our hour-long meetings, we talk, read books, discuss them, and have snacks! We hope to see you there! 
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 5:30pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"Shaun the Sheep" (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.
LEGO Club @ Forest Library
5:30pm
 LEGO Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Feb. 25, 5:30pmLEGO Club @ Forest L
Forest Library
Come and join children ages 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you would like with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®. 5:30pm-7:00pm.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Feb. 26, 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Feb. 29, 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, Feb. 29, 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, Feb. 29, 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, Feb. 29, 10:30 AM
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Winter/Spring session is all about nighttime! 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, Feb. 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.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, Feb. 29, 2pm
Montvale Library

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

     
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