Wednesday, Dec. 21:
Messy holiday trivia for teens
At the Radford Public Library; 2 p.m. Sign-up is required. Limited to 15 participants. Teens can compete against each other in a holiday themed trivia competition. Warning: this competition may get messy.
Friday, Dec. 23 – Monday, Dec. 26:
Radford Library closed
The Radford Public Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday from Dec. 23 – 26.
All branches of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday from Dec. 23 – 26.
Friday, Dec. 23:
City of Radford Holiday closure
City offices closed. No solid waste pick-up, Friday trash collected on Thursday, Dec. 22. Drop center closed through Dec. 26.
Tuesday, Dec. 27:
Melted snowman slime
At the Christiansburg Library; 3 p.m. All ages are invited to come by the library and make some melted snowman slime.
Wednesday, Dec. 28:
Afternoon movie and snack,
At the Meadowbrook Public Library; 12:30 p.m.This will be a fun-filled afternoon complete with a tasty snack and an animated film (rated PG) about crime fighting Super-Dog Krypto, who embarks on a mission to save his crime-fighting pal, the Man of Steel. Call (540) 268-1964 for more details.
Thursday, Dec. 29:
American Red Cross blood drive
At the Christiansburg Library; 10 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome or donors can sign up at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time.
At the Blacksburg Library; 2 p.m. Participants can bring their Nintendo Switch or DS with some Pokémon games, or their Pokémon Card Collection and make new friends while trading, exploring, and battling. Trainers of all ages are welcome.
Friday, Dec. 30:
Red Cross blood drive
At the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library; 11:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, or donors may sign up at www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive.
Saturday, Dec. 31:
Family movie matinee: Ratatouille
At the Radford Public Library; 11 a.m. Participants can take a trip to Paris through Disney Pixar and meet a rat who dreams of becoming a gourmet chef at one of Paris’s finest restaurants. Rated G; 111 minutes.
Help Veterans with donations
The Meadowbrook Public Library is a collection point for items needed at the VA Medical Center in Salem. Donors can bring their donations of the following items to the library during December: deodorant, denture adhesive, 3-in-1 body wash/shampoo/conditioner, body lotion, toothpaste, nail clippers, sweatpants, sweatshirts, t-shirts (size M, L, XL) , and new baseball caps. Co-Sponsored by VFW Post 5311 and Montgomery-Floyd Regional libraries.
Free GED Classes
At the Meadowbrook Public Library, 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. New River Community College is offering free GED classes at the Meadowbrook Library every Tuesday and Thursday until Thursday, Dec. 15. For more information or to sign up, call the library at 540-268-1964.