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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, May. 2, 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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Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 3, 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 4pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, May. 3, 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!
Teen Tuesday @ Bedford Library
4:00 PM
 Teen Tuesday @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, May 3, 4:00 PMTeen Tuesday @ Bedfo
Bedford Central Library
Teens are invited to hang out in the Bedford Room with their friends on Teen Tuesdays! Watch the monthly movie, play board games, or just chill with your pals. This month's movie is The Last Witch Hunter (PG-13). You are welcome to bring your own snacks and eat them in the Bedford Room.
ColorificClub @ Big Island Library
5:30 PM
ColorificClub @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, May. 3, 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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Book Club @Montvale Library
2pm
 Book Club @Montvale Library
Thursday, May. 5, 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!
...read more
Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
4:30
 Dinosaur Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, May. 5, 4:30Dinosaur Club @ Fore
Forest Library
Ages 6+, come to the Forest Library on first Thursdays and learn about dinosaurs in detail from a dinosaur expert. Each child will receive detailed species fact sheets at each meeting. Please register ahead of time for the club. We hope to see you there!
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Friday Films- Max @ Big Island Library
3:00 PM
Friday Films- Max @ Big Island Library
Friday, May 6, 3:00 PMFriday Films- Max @
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 Max (PG). We hop...read more

Teen Night @Montvale Library
5pm
 Teen Night @Montvale Library
Friday, May. 6, 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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Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Forest
10:30am
Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Forest
Saturday, May 7, 10:30amHypertufa Planter Wo
Forest Library
The Bedford Area Master Gardeners and the Bedford Public Library System will hold May and June workshops on making your own hypertufa planters. During this no cost to you workshop you’ll make a hypertufa planter to take home to plant with your favorite plants! The Master Gardeners will discuss...read more
LEGO Club / Read to a Dog @ Moneta/ SML Library
10:30
LEGO Club / Read to a Dog @ Moneta/ SML Library
Saturday, May 7, 10:30
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Meet friends and build with LEGOs starting at 10:30. You can bring your own LEGOs or use the ones at the library. Then at 11:00 you can read to a furry friend! Trained reading dogs from NCATE will welcome you to the children's area.
Children may read aloud to the dogs and improve literacy s...read more
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering
1:00
 Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering
Saturday, May. 7, 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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Stitch-in @ the Big Island Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stitch-in @ the Big Island Library
Monday, May. 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmStitch-in @ the Big
Big Island Library
Calling all knitters, crochet lovers, quilters, and anyone who loves to craft with needles and thread (or yarn)! Bring your projects and join in the fun on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month for Stitch-in.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, May. 9, 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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Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 10, 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 4pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, May. 10, 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!
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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, May. 12, 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
Color Me Happy! Adult Coloring Club @ Forest Library
4:00-6:00
Color Me Happy! Adult Coloring Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, May. 12, 4:00-6:00Color Me Happy! Adul
Forest Library
Do You Like To COLOR?
 If you answered YES you should join the Color Me Happy Adult Coloring Club at the Forest Library!
  
The coloring club meets on the Second Thursday of ...read more
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Rights and Responsibilities:  Reflections on our Health Care “System” - A Senior Scholars Lecture @ Forest Library
10:30-11:30
Rights and Responsibilities:  Reflections on our Health Care “System” - A Senior Scholars Lecture @ Forest Library
Friday, May 13, 10:30-11:30Rights and Responsib
Forest Library
Rights and Responsibilities:  Reflections on our Health Care “System”
Presented By Antal E. Solyom, MD, PhD, MA
Psychiatrist and Bioethicist

 
Many assert today that healthcare is a human right.  Dr...read more
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Teen Volunteer Training for the Summer Reading Program @ Forest
10:30 am
Teen Volunteer Training for the Summer Reading Program @ Forest
Saturday, May 14, 10:30 amTeen Volunteer Train
Forest Library
Calling all teen volunteers! We'd love to have help with our Summer Reading Program! This training session will cover volunteer responsibilities and duties at the library. Come on out and learn about the volunteering and activities you can be a part of in the Summer Reading Program.
Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Stewartsville
11:00am
Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Stewartsville
Saturday, May 14, 11:00amHypertufa Planter Wo
Stewartsville Library
The Bedford Area Master Gardeners and the Bedford Public Library System will hold May and June workshops on making your own hypertufa planters. During this no cost to you workshop you’ll make a hypertufa planter to take home to plant with your favorite plants! The Master Gardeners will discuss...read more
Comic-Con @ Bedford Library
11:00 - 3:00 PM
 Comic-Con @ Bedford Library
Saturday, May 14, 11:00 - 3:00 PM
Bedford Central Library
The Bedford Library is hosting Comic-Con again this year, giving you an assortment of kicks and giggles to look forward to. Come to the library for a pop culture extravaganza; enjoy crafts, activities, special guests, and delectable treats to give you the energy to have fun all day!
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, May. 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!

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Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 17, 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 4pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, May 17, 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 May is The Rosie Project by Graeme C. ...read more
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, May. 17, 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!
Computer Skills 101
4:00-6:00
 Computer Skills 101
Tuesday, May. 17, 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, May 17, 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 Goosebumps (PG). We hope to see you there!
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Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
Thursday, May. 19, 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
Teen Volunteer Training for the Summer Reading Program @ Forest
4:00pm-5:00pm
Teen Volunteer Training for the Summer Reading Program @ Forest
Thursday, May 19, 4:00pm-5:00pmTeen Volunteer Train
Forest Library
Calling all teen volunteers! We'd love to have help with our Summer Reading Program! This training session will cover volunteer responsibilities and duties at the library. Come on out and learn about the volunteering and activities you can be a part of in the Summer Reading Program.
Teen Game Night @ Forest Library
5:30-7:30
Teen Game Night @ Forest Library
Thursday, May 19, 5:30-7:30
Forest Library
If you are 12 and up, come and play Xbox Kinect and other games with other teens. We will have snacks and pizza!
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LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
3:00-4:00 PM
LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
Friday, May. 20, 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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Summer Reading Program @ All Locations
Summer Reading Program @ All Locations
Monday, May 23,
All Locations
The Summer Reading Program begins now! Another summer full of special events and reading challenges has arrived to keep you and your family turning pages until school returns. Keep an eye on your local branch for exclusive programs and get ready for the Larsen family's annual visit, the Roanoke ...read more
Stitch-in @ the Big Island Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stitch-in @ the Big Island Library
Monday, May. 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmStitch-in @ the Big
Big Island Library
Calling all knitters, crochet lovers, quilters, and anyone who loves to craft with needles and thread (or yarn)! Bring your projects and join in the fun on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month for Stitch-in.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Monday, May. 23, 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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Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 24, 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 4pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, May. 24, 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, May. 24, 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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Teen Club @ Forest Library
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, May. 26, 4:00pm-5:00pmTeen Club @ Forest L
Forest Library
Come and enjoy light snacks and enjoy hanging out with other teens. We discuss school, books, movies, etc. Come to have a fun and relaxing time!
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, May 26, 5:30pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"Goosebumps" (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, May. 26, 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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Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Bedford
11:00am
Hypertufa Planter Workshop @ Bedford
Saturday, May 28, 11:00amHypertufa Planter Wo
Bedford Central Library
The Bedford Area Master Gardeners and the Bedford Public Library System will hold May and June workshops on making your own hypertufa planters. During this no cost to you workshop you’ll make a hypertufa planter to take home to plant with your favorite plants! The Master Gardeners will discuss...read more
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Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
4pm
Confessions of a Color-Holic @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 31, 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 4pm to 6:30pm.  Come relax and de-stress with us!  Questions?  Call Montvale Library at 540-425-7006
Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, May. 31, 10:30 AM
Bedford Central 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 @ Forest Library!
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library!
Tuesday, May. 31, 10:30 am
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, May. 31, 10:30 AM
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake 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.
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
10:30-12:00
Krazy For Color at Stewartsville
Tuesday, May. 31, 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!
Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 31, 10:30 AM
Montvale 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.
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
2pm
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, May. 31, 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!

TEENS color
5:00 - 6:30
 TEENS color
Tuesday, May. 31, 5:00 - 6:30TEENS color
Stewartsville Library
A coloring club for TEENS meeting at the Stewartsville Library on Tuesday evenings from 5:00 – 6:30. Come and explore colors and designs and patterns.
    
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