Blacksburg Library Events
Blacksburg Library Storytimes:
Babies (0-12 months) – Fridays at 11 a.m.
Tots (12-24 months) – Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Toddlers (2-3 years) – Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Preschoolers (4-5 years) – Thursdays at 10 a.m.
All ages – Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Stay and Play, a Library Playgroup
Every Wednesday after Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Under their parent’s supervision, babies and toddlers can play during this informal gathering. This program is for ages 0-4 and meets in the storytime room.
Andrea Denniston: Pottery Exhibit on Display
Andrea Denniston, co-owner and operator of Andrea Denniston Ceramics and Poor Farm Pottery in Floyd creates everyday objects from fine porcelain. Come check out her beautiful, useful porcelain art objects.
Ripley’s ~ Believe It or Not! March Book Raffle
For the legions of dedicated Ripley’s fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves the unbelievable, this book is a must! Stop by the library and fill out a raffle ticket for a chance to win this book.
PAWS To Read with VT Helping PAWS
March 18, 12-1 p.m.
Bob and his sweet, senior dog Betty, a certified therapy dog, will listen to children practice reading aloud. Reserve a ten minute reading slot for your child today!
Beauty and the Beast Tea Party
March 18, 3 p.m.
Storytime with tea, French treats, crafts and a special appearance by Belle!
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training
March 20, 6-7 p.m.
March 27, 6-7 p.m.
This four-week course is designed for children ages 10-16 and limited to 12 students. They will learn how to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and begin babysitting safely and competently. Advance registration is required. Participants need to attend all four weeks in order to receive a certificate.
Homeschool Creative Writing
March 22, 1 p.m.
Stretch your imagination, learn some skills and laugh. Open to ages 8 and up.
Christiansburg Library Events
Christiansburg Library Storytimes:
Tots (12-24 months) – Mondays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Toddlers (2-3 years) – Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
All ages – Fridays at 11 a.m.
Wee Play, a Library Playgroup
Every Wednesday after Storytime EXCEPT the first Wednesday of the month, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Parents and caregivers are invited to socialize while supervising an informal play group for their babies and toddlers. Ages 0-4.
Celebrate Craft Month every Friday with an Adult Make and Take.
Knit and Chat
March 19, 2-4 p.m.
All ages and all levels are welcome to join this group of knitters and crocheters.
March 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
March 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Workshop your writing pieces with your fellow writers. For adults.
March 23, 2:30 p.m.
Learn how to loom-knit a hat. Materials provided. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Shawsville Meadowbrook Library Events
Shawsville Meadowbrook Library Storytimes:
All ages – Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Activity Table
Make a variety of spring crafts.
Formal/Prom Dress Drive
Do you have a formal dress you’ll never wear again taking up space in your closet? Donate your gently worn, clean formal to Meadowbrook Public Library. Look for more information to come about our Prom Dress Extravaganza.
Creative Writing Workshop
March 23, 5:15-6:30 p.m.
March 30, 5:15-6:30 p.m.
Join us at the Meadowbrook Public Library to improve your writing! Bring your work for small-group feedback and editing. The workshop meets every Thursday of the month.
Prom Dress Extravaganza
March 23, 3-6 p.m.
Free, gently used prom dresses in many different sizes will be available. There will be door prizes, experts to help make prom extra special, gift baskets and jewelry. For more information, contact Cindy Minnick at 268-1964.