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Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Blue Ridge Fiber Gathering - Stewartsville
Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Nov. 14, Dec. 5Blue 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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Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday Dance Off 4 Teens @ Bedford Library
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PMTuesday Dance Off 4
Bedford Central Library
Come to the Bedford Library for Teen Dance Off Tuesday on the 1st Tuesday of the month in even months (October, December etc). Using Just Dance 2015 on Xbox Kinect we will have a Double Elimination Bracket Tournament.

Come with your friends and participate or just watch your friends dance...read more
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Computer Skills 101 - Microsoft Excel 101 @ Moneta Library
1:00pm
Computer Skills 101 - Microsoft Excel 101 @ Moneta Library
Thursday, Aug. 6, 1:00pmComputer Skills 101
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Get started with Microsoft Excel 2007 spreadsheet software. This class will cover creating a worksheet, entering information in cells, formatting the worksheet, printing, and more. For the beginner, be able to use the mouse.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
3:30 - 4:30 PM
 Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Aug. 6, 3:30 - 4:30 PMTales 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 confidence while having fun with Ty the cocker spaniel.
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Friday Films- Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (G) @ Big Island Library
10:30 AM
Friday Films- Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (G) @ Big Island Library
Friday, Aug. 7, 10:30 AMFriday Films- Tinker
Big Island Library

Join us at the Big Island Library on the 1st Friday of the month at 10:30 AM during the summer months. In August, we will be watching Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (G)read more

LEGO Club and Read to a Dog @ Moneta/ SML Library
10:30 - 12:00
LEGO Club and Read to a Dog @ Moneta/ SML Library
Saturday, September 12, 10:30 - 12:00, Friday, October 16, 10:30 - 12:00, Tuesday, November 3, 10:30 - 12:00
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Use our LEGOs or bring your own! For ages 5+. Build and compare LEGO creations on a day that school is closed! LEGOs available from 10:30 - 12:00.
Read to a furry friend with the NCATE certified dogs in the children's area from 11:00 - 12:00.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive - Forest Library
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Forest Library
Saturday, Aug. 8, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Forest Library
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
1:00 PM
Friends of the Forest Library Book Club
Monday, Aug. 10, 1:00 PM
Forest Library
The August selection is Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.  Please join in the lively and friendly discussion.  No registration is required.
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Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChess Club @ Stewart
Stewartsville Library
Join us for Chess Club on Tuesdays this summer! Players of every skill level are welcome. If you don't know how to play, this is your chance to learn! The battlefield is waiting.
Magic: The Gathering Game Night @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Magic: The Gathering Game Night @ Bedford Central
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMagic: The Gathering
Bedford Central Library
Get your cards together! The Bedford Central Library is hosting a Magic Game Night for players of the popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. Drop by the library's upstairs conference room at 4:00 every second Tuesday to test your skills. Whether you play for fun or play to win, this is...read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 13, 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
Computer Skills 101 - Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta Library
1:00pm
Computer Skills 101 - Digital Photos 101 @ Moneta Library
Thursday, Aug. 13, 1:00pmComputer Skills 101
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
Get your photos from your camera to your computer to your friends and family! Store, copy, share photos. For the beginner, be able to use the mouse.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LEGO® Club @ Bedford Library
3:30 PM
 LEGO┬« Club @ Bedford Library
Thursday, Aug. 13, 3:30 PM
Bedford Central Library
Come and join kids from 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you want with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®
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Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
10:30 am
Adult Book Club @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10:30 amAdult Book Club @ Bi
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library to discuss a book you have enjoyed reading and hear from other members about some of their favorites. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information
Computer Skills 101 - Online and Mobile Banking @ Bedford Central Library
3:00
Computer Skills 101 - Online and Mobile Banking @ Bedford Central Library
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 3:00Computer Skills 101
Bedford Central Library
Banking using your computer and/or mobile device.
 
 
Computer Skills 101 - Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
4-6 pm
Computer Skills 101 - Technology Tuesdays @ Stewartsville Library
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 4-6 pmComputer 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
 
 
 
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Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
5:30 PM
Family Movie Night @ Bedford Central
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 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 TinkerBell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (G). We hope to see you there!
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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 20, 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
Computer Skills 101 - Online and Mobile Banking @ Forest Library
2:00
Computer Skills 101 - Online and Mobile Banking @ Forest Library
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2:00Computer Skills 101
Forest Library
Banking with your computer and/or mobile device.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dare 2 Draw Club @ Bedford Central
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMDare 2 Draw Club @ B
Bedford Central Library
Love to draw? Come join us in the upstairs conference room at the Bedford Central Library for the Dare 2 Draw art club! Meet artists like yourself and show off your work. Try out various art supplies, draw from prompts, and polish your skills in workshops!
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LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
3:00-4:00 PM
LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library
Friday, Aug. 21, 3:00-4:00 PMLEGO® Club @ Big
Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library for LEGO Club! A time to build what your imagination sees
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4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
4:30-6:30 pm
4th Tuesday Teen Time @ Big Island Library
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 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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Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
10:30 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library
Thursday, Aug. 27, 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
Lego Club @ Forest Library
5:30pm
 Lego Club @ Forest Library
Thursday, Aug. 27, 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®.
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
5:30 pm
Family Movie Night @ Moneta/SML Library
Thursday, Aug. 27, 5:30 pmFamily Movie Night @
Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake Library
"Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" (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! At no cost to you.
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An Owner’s Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway @ Big Island Library
4:00 PM
An Owner’s Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway @ Big Island Library
Friday, Aug. 28, 4:00 PM
Big Island Library
Come to the Big Island Library Meeting Room on August 28th at 4:00 to hear "For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People: An Owner's Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway" presented by a local park ranger. We hope to see you here!
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