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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. 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
Thursday, Oct. 2, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Book Club @ Montvale Library
2:00
 Book Club @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 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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Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 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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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 3, 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, Oct. 3, 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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Teen Night @ Montvale Library
5:00
 Teen Night @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 3, 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, Oct. 4, 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Oct. 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.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months @ 10:15. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
Monday, Oct. 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.
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Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Oct. 6, 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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Movie Monday @ Big Island Library
3:00 - 4:45 pm
Movie Monday @ Big Island Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:00 - 4:45 pm
Big Island Library
Watch new and blockbuster movie after school, snacks provided. All ages welcome.
Sept. 8- The LEGO Movie
Oct. 6- Muppets Most Wanted
Nov. 3- TBD
Dec. 1- TBD
Call 540-427-7000 ext 1 for information and to register.
 
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pmTuesday Dance Off 4
Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Library for the 1st ever Dance Off for teens. The 1st Tuesday of the month in even months (October, December etc). Using Just Dance 2014 on Xbox Kinect we will have a Double Elimination Bracket Tournament.

Come with your friends after school and participate or just wat...read more
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Science of the Moon
6:00 pm
 Science of the Moon
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:00 pmScience of the Moon
Stewartsville Library
Elementary-age children and their families will have the opportunity to learn about the moon in preparation for the next day's lunar eclipse.  While doing many hands on experiments they will learn about the phases of the moon, the difference between reflecting and refracting telescopes. Add...read more
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Food Science @ Bedford Library
6:00 pm
 Food Science @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:00 pmFood Science @ Bedfo
Bedford Central Library
Celebrate Virginia’s Science Festival at Bedford Library with a deliciously cool food experiment on Tuesday, October 7th, at 6:00 PM.  We’re making bread using two ingredients:  ice cream and flour!  While it’s baking, there’s more experimentin...read more
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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. 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
Thursday, Oct. 9, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Computer Skills: Windows 8 @ Moneta/ SML Library
1:00 pm
Computer Skills: Windows 8 @ Moneta/ SML Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 1:00 pmComputer Skills: Win
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Learn how to get started with a Windows 8 computer!
Free classes limited to 5 people per session. (Beginner class! You must be able to use the mouse.) Register by calling 540-425-7004.
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Construct Club @ Montvale Library
3:00 pm
Construct Club @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:00 pm
Montvale Library
Come in to the Montvale Library the 2nd Thursday from 3pm to 4:30pm 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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LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30pm
 LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 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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Fun With Kitchen Science @ Moneta/SML Library
6:00
Fun With Kitchen Science @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 6:00Fun With Kitchen Sci
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
What a combination: Kids and hands-on science programs! Investigate chemical reactions using simple kitchen ingredients. Plus, build a LEGO car and use physics to power it with air pressure! Participation is limited. Please register. 540-425-7004
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Food Science @ Forest Library
6:00 pm
 Food Science @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 9, 6:00 pm
Forest Library
Food Science: How ice cream makes bread! It is deliciously cool! Ages 7 and up
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 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
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Oct. 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.
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Libraries Closed for Columbus Day/Staff Day
Libraries Closed for Columbus Day/Staff Day
Monday, Oct. 13,
All Locations
All library locations closed.
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
2pm
Computer Skills 101 @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2pmComputer Skills 101
Big Island Library
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 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, Oct. 14, 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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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. 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
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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TAB @ Forest Library
6:00 pm
 TAB @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6:00 pmTAB @ Forest Library
Forest Library
TAB or Teen Advisory Board is open to anyone ages 12-18 who is interested in volunteer opportunities at the Forest Library. TAB meets at 6pm on the third Thursday of the month.

TAB is followed by Teen Night or TNT at 6:30
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TNT @ Forest Library
6:30 pm
 TNT @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6:30 pmTNT @ Forest Library
Forest Library
TNT or Teen NighT is open to anyone ages 12-18. Join us for a night of boardgames, Xbox, pizza and more! TNT meets at 6:30pm after the TAB meeting.

TNT meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
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LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 LEGO® Club @ Moneta/SML Library
Friday, Oct. 17, 10:30 am - 12:00 pmLEGO® Club @ Moneta/
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
School's out, so sign up for LEGO Club! Use our LEGOs or bring your own!
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 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
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Oct. 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.
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Read to a Dog @ Moneta/SML Library
11:00am-12:00pm
Read to a Dog @ Moneta/SML Library
Friday, Oct. 17, 11:00am-12:00pmRead to a Dog @ Mone
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.
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Halloween Kids in the Kitchen @ Forest Library
11:00 am
Halloween Kids in the Kitchen @ Forest Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, 11:00 am
Forest Library
Kids cooling in the kitchen learn basic cooking information and put your ksills to the test making ghoulish goodies! Plus a craft! For kids ages 5 and up.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Oct. 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.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months @ 10:15. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
Monday, Oct. 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.
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Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 20, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 pm
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Oct. 20, 1:00 pm
Forest Library
Join the FOFL Book Club for a friendly discussion of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini.  The group meets at 1:00 pm in the Forest Library Meeting Room.  No registration required.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Oct. 20, 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, Oct. 20, 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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Family Movie Night-Disney’s Toy Story of Terror @ Bedford Library
Family Movie Night-Disney’s Toy Story of Terror @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, Family 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 Disney's Toy Sto...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Adult Book Group @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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 pt 2 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
3:00pm
Windows 8 pt 2 (Computer Skills 101)@ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3:00pmWindows 8 pt 2  (Com
Bedford Central Library
We'll continue learning about Windows 8 computers, delving into OneDrive and the People, Messaging, and Calendar apps.
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Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
5:30pm
Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 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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Read for the Record in Stewartsville
6:00
Read for the Record in Stewartsville
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:00Read for the Record
Stewartsville Library
Read for the Record and join millions from across the nation in reading Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.  Story and activites start at 6:00.

http://www.jstart.org/campaigns/read-record
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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 23, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. 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
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Computer Skills 101: Introduction to Pinterest
2:00 pm
Computer Skills 101: Introduction to Pinterest
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2:00 pmComputer Skills 101:
Forest Library
Start your Pinterest account and pin all those great ideas you find on the Web!
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 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
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Stewartsville Library
Friday, Oct. 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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Claytraption Creations!
4:00 pm - 6 pm
 Claytraption Creations!
Friday, Oct. 24, 4:00 pm - 6 pmClaytraption Creatio
Bedford Central Library
The Friends of the Bedford Library invite Tweens and Teens to a special Steampunk clay creations program from 4-6 PM in the Bedford Room.
 
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Pumpkin Carving @ Big Island Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving @ Big Island Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Island Library
Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for information and to register. Limited to 25 participants.
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Construct Club @ Montvale Library
10:30
Construct Club @ Montvale Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 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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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
10:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months @ 10:15. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
10:30 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Stewar
Stewartsville Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
2:00
Stichin’ Chicks @ Montvale
Monday, Oct. 27, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Bedfor
Bedford Central Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Moneta
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Montva
Montvale Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
3:45 pm
XBox Kinect for Tweens/Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 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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Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
10:30 AM
Rock-a-bye Reader @ Bedford Library
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 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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Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
10:30 am
 Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Forest
Forest Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30 amBooks 4 Fun @ Big Is
Big Island Library
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. The Fall session, “The A in STEAM” will focus on art, in many forms, as related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, experiments, and opportunities to engage in creative...read more
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Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
11:15 am
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 11:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. 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
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:15 amRock-A-Bye Reader @
Forest Library
A lapsit program for babies ages 21 months to 3yrs. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.
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Stage to Page by Opera on the James
4:00 pm
Stage to Page by Opera on the James
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4:00 pmStage to Page by Ope
Bedford Central Library
BPLS is thrilled to welcome Opera on the James to our Central Library.  Join us as Tyler Artists, a quartet of emerging professional singers, along with their master coach, introduce opera to Bedford County in celebration of 10 years of opera in the Hill City.  Bits of songs from operas fo...read more
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LEGO® Club @ Forest Library
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 LEGO® Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 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!

There will be no LEGO Club in Forest in November and December due to the holidays. LEGO Club will resume in January.
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Family Movie Night-Toy Story of Terror @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night-Toy Story of Terror @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 5:30 PMFamily Movie Night-T
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Toy Story of Terror (TV G)
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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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Friday, Oct. 31, 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, Oct. 31, 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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