Storytimes at Blacksburg Library:
Tots storytime for children 12-24 months old
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby time for children 0-24 months old
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Toddler time for children 2 to 3 years old
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Preschool storytime for children 4 to 5 years old
Thursdays at 10 a.m.
All ages storytime
Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Storytimes at Christiansburg Library:
Storytime for children ages 12-24 months
Mondays at 10 a.m. and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Storytime for toddlers ages 2-3
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Storytime for all ages
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Pajama storytime for all ages
June 8, 6:30-7 p.m.
Storytimes at Meadowbrook Public Library:
All Ages Storytime
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stay and Play, Wednesdays 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.
Meet the Artist: Susan Hensley’s Exhibit on Display, June-July
Blacksburg artist and photographer, Susan Hensley, works in oil, watercolor, mixed media, collage, digital photography, and costume jewelry.
Adult Reading Challenge, June-July
Each week enter your name into our drawing for a chance at a prize.
Summer reading program, June5-July 29
Stop by the library to sign up.
Exercise your brain and body as you walk the trail while stopping to read. Begin at the library or the College Street entrance of Downtown Park.
Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center Exhibit: Ruth Lefko, June-July
Local artist, Ruth Lefko, will display her art for the Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center.
Junior Artist Program, June-July
Become a Junior Artist and earn a sketchbook. Just pick up an art card at the front desk, visit Miss Jessie’s Gallery, answer a few questions, and then return your signed card to the front desk for a bookmark. Complete five cards and you will get your very own artist sketchbook. Parental assistance is encouraged, particularly for the littlest Junior Artists.
Children’s Activity Table, June-July
Make a variety of summer crafts.
Ice Tea Triva, June-July
How much do you know about Ice Tea? Take our quiz and be entered for a chance to win a prize.
BackPack Program Donations, June-July
The Meadowbrook Public Library is a collection point for items needed for the BackPack Program.
Bring your donations of the following items to the library during June: Pop-tops, ravioli, applesauce, peanut butter, plastic bottles of jelly, cereal, 100% Juice boxes, canned tuna or chicken, mac and cheese, Ramen noodles, canned fruit, granola bars or cereal bars. We will also be collecting school supplies for these children.
Artist in Residence; Irma Pillsbury, June- July
Irma Pillsbury will display her art.
T-shirt transformations, today, 1 p.m.
Bring your own plain T-shirt and transform it into a work of art using sharpie markers.
Pirate party, Monday, 3 p.m.
Make eye patches, walk the plank, and hunt for buried treasure at our summer reading pirate party.
Writing workshop, Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Workshop your writing pieces with your fellow writers. For adults.
Life-size Angry Birds, Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Make your own mini catapults and pompom angry birds.
DMV Connect, June 28 10-2 p.m.
At the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library. Need to renew a license? Change your address? Get a new registration? Come by and take care of all that with DMV Connect. They’ll be set up in our conference room and ready to help you.
Art Club, June 28 2-3 p.m.
Wednesday, June 28, 2:00 – 3:00 PM at the Christiansburg Library
This month we will be exploring the art of Chuck Close.
Movie, June 28, 2 p.m.
At the Meadowbrook Public Library. A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island. Rated PG (Title Moana)
Professor Whizzpop, June 29-30
Thursday, June 29, 10:00 AM at the Christiansburg Library
Thursday, June 29, 3:00 PM at the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library
Friday, June 30, 10:30 AM at the Blacksburg Library
Friday, June 30, 2:00 PM at the Meadowbrook Public Library
Magician for all ages.
Dental Education, June 29, 10:30 a.m.
At the Meadowbrook Public Library. Come here special stories about taking care of your teeth. Have fun with games, crafts, along with goodie bags for the kids. Sponsored by Roanoke Health Department.
Ice Cream Social, June 29, 1 p.m.
At the Meadowbrook Public Library. Come out for a fun game of bingo and win some neat summer prizes. We will provide the ice cream and everyone is to bring your favorite topping to share. Registration is required. FREE. Co-Sponsored by Montgomery County Parks and Recreation.
Project Runway Upcycled Fabric Art, June 29, 2 p.m.
At the Blacksburg Library. Make something old, new again! Bring something too big, too small or simply a favorite piece that’s too beautiful to throw away. No sewing experience needed. Ages 11 and up.
Dan Crutchfield, Game Designer, June 30, 2-5 p.m.
At the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library. Meet game designer, Dan Crutchfield, and experience a sneak-peak demo of Purple Potato Games’ new game, Burst My Bubble! Be one of the first people to play this family strategy card game developed for children ages 10+, teens, and adults. Dan Crutchfield will also take questions regarding his game design experience of Burst My Bubble and industry knowledge.
Harry Potter Turns 20!, June 30, 2-3:30 p.m.
At the Christiansburg Library. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with crafts and treats.