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This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Outside
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales
Event Details:
Help support the Friends of the Big Island Library as they sell used books, craft items, and local produce to raise money to supplement funding for programs all during the year. Books will be sold inside and everything else will be ava...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Outside
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales
Event Details:
Help support the Friends of the Big Island Library as they sell used books, craft items, and local produce to raise money to supplement funding for programs all during the year. Books will be sold inside and everything else will be ava...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

T(w)een Gaming

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

T(w)een Tuesdays 2:00 PM

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 2:00 PM to 3:00 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in 4th grade. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

T(w)een Gaming

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

T(w)een Tuesdays 3:30 PM

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:30 PM to 5:00 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 5+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Books 4 Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Books 4 Fun is our preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5.  Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and activities geared to engage and entertain your child.  This fall our theme is Fun with Food. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Culture Club--Dreamcatcher

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Participants may have seen “dreamcatchers” on display at stores and souvenir places but never knew what they were represented.  Learning about North American Indian culture and how the dreamcatcher came to be, the students will be inspired to cr...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Rock-A-Bye Reader

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

Rock-A-Bye Reader

Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months.  Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

This event is in the "Bedford Central Library" group.
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
This event is in the "Forest Library" group.
This event is in the "Moneta/SML Library" group.
This event is in the "Montvale Library" group.
This event is in the "Stewartsville Library" group.

Closed For Election Day

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Bedford Central Library, Big Island Library, Forest Library, Moneta/SML Library, Montvale Library, Stewartsville Library
Description:
All BPLS locations will be closed today for the Presidential Election. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Books 4 Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Books 4 Fun is our preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5.  Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and activities geared to engage and entertain your child.  This fall our theme is Fun with Food. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Thursday Theatre--Trolls World Tour

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us on the first Thursday of each month to view a kid-friendly film projected on a large screen. This month, we are mixing up the music as six tribes of trolls come together, led by Branch and Poppy, to unite different styles and bond&nbs...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Rock-A-Bye Reader

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

Rock-A-Bye Reader

Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months.  Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Healthy Holidays the Mediterranean Way

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health and Wellness, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
It’s not your imagination—what you eat does play a key role in your health!  Come explore the ever-popular Mediterranean diet at the Big Island Library and engage in preparing simple, and delicious Mediterranean type foods found locall...
This event is in the "Bedford Central Library" group.
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
This event is in the "Forest Library" group.
This event is in the "Moneta/SML Library" group.
This event is in the "Montvale Library" group.
This event is in the "Stewartsville Library" group.

Closed For Veterans Day

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Bedford Central Library, Big Island Library, Forest Library, Moneta/SML Library, Montvale Library, Stewartsville Library
Description:
All BPLS locations will be closed today for Veterans Day. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Books 4 Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Books 4 Fun is our preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5.  Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and activities geared to engage and entertain your child.  This fall our theme is Fun with Food. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Colorific Club for Kids--Playdough and Seed Pumpkins

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of coloring and crafting.  Each session will be unique! Students will celebrate the Fall season by creating a playdough pumpkin and a pumpkin picture using seeds/corn. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Lib...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Rock-A-Bye Reader

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

Rock-A-Bye Reader

Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months.  Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Adult Book Club at Big Island

10:30am - 1:00pm
Big Island Library
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us at the Big Island Library to read the book of the month and share insights and stories.  Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information. The book club is held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Friends of the Big Isl...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gardening, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
It’s almost time to hang the holiday greens!  Members of the Bedford Area Master Gardeners Association will be on hand today to help you make a stunning first impression at your doorstep with a homemade pinecone wreath!  They w...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Books 4 Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Books 4 Fun is our preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5.  Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and activities geared to engage and entertain your child.  This fall our theme is Fun with Food. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Building Club--Dragon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Use LEGO® Bricks, k'nex, and wooden logs for creation and experimentation.  Enjoy a different activity each month! Help, the dragons have escaped!  Students will build a replica of the dragon, so the police know what they are looking for...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Writer's Group at the Big Island Library

10:30am - 12:00pm
Big Island Library
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
Do you enjoy writing poety or prose?  If you said "Yes!" you may want to consider joining the creative writer's group at the Big Island Library on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  Get helpful feedback and critiques from other writers a...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Rock-A-Bye Reader

10:30am - 11:30am
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Times
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

Rock-A-Bye Reader

Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for babies ages 0-36 months.  Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

T(w)een Gaming

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

T(w)een Tuesdays 2:00 PM

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 2:00 PM to 3:00 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in 4th grade. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

T(w)een Gaming

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8

T(w)een Tuesdays 3:30 PM

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 3:30 PM to 5:00 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. For students in grades 5+. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library.

This event is in the "Bedford Central Library" group.
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.
This event is in the "Forest Library" group.
This event is in the "Moneta/SML Library" group.
This event is in the "Montvale Library" group.
This event is in the "Stewartsville Library" group.

Closed For Thanksgiving

All Day 11/26 - 11/27
Some Branches
Branches:
Bedford Central Library, Big Island Library, Forest Library, Moneta/SML Library, Montvale Library, Stewartsville Library
Description:
All BPLS locations will be closed today for Thanksgiving. ...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Thursday Theatre--Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs

2:00pm - 3:45pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us on the first Thursday of each month to view a kid-friendly film projected on a large screen. This month, we are showing Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs.   Plot: Princes who have been turned into Dwarfs seek the&n...
This event is in the "Big Island Library" group.

Colorific Club for Kids--Snowman Ornaments

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Big Island Library
Registration
Library Branch: Big Island Library
Room: Big Island Movie Area
Age Group: Family - All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us for an hour of coloring and crafting.  Each session will be unique! Students will create 4 snowman ornaments out of clothespins to attach to their Christmas tree. Sponsored by the Friends of the Big Island Library. ...