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January 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

All BPLS branches will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Happy New Year!

Books 4 Fun and Rock-A-Bye Reader story times will resume at the end of January.

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Come to the library on Wednesday, January 4th. Between 4:15 and 5:30 PM, teens and tweens between the ages of 11-19 are invited to participate in Fashion Club. Learn about the world of fashion, how to create your own designs, and do cool Do It Yourself projects to make or repurpose your own clothing. Materials are provided, but you may also bring your own. From now on, the Fashion Club will be meeting twice a month on the first and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Come to the Bedford Library for STEAM Wednesday on January 11th! During this month’s program, we are learning about weather. What is it? Why does it do what it does? Let’s find out! Make a tornado, watch a hurricane in action, see a cloud form, and learn all about snow, just in time for winter! STEAM Wednesday is intended for children 7+.

Join us for LEGO® Club on Thursday, January 12th between 3:30 and 5:30 PM. Put your imagination to work using our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®. From 3:30-4:30 PM, kids will also have the opportunity to spend time reading to Ty, our Reading Assistance Dog. This is a great time for your child to practice reading skills and boost confidence while having fun with our favorite furry friend. Ages 5+

Coming up on Tuesday, January 17th is Family Movie Night. We are showing The Secret Life of Pets (PG), an animated film from the studio that brought you Despicable Me! Enjoy crafts at 4:45 and the movie at 5PM. Snacks provided! The movie’s running time is 1 hour 30 minutes. We hope to see you there!

On Thursday, January 19th, come to the library at 4PM to learn about our 3-D printer. After this introduction, teens ages 13 through young adult can make reservations to create their own masterpieces using this cutting edge technology. Days available for 3-D printing use will be Monday through Thursday between the hours of 4PM and 5:15PM. Due to complexity and time for print, only one or two prints can be made in a day.

Forest Fun

Start off the new year of 2017 with something familiar! Come to the Forest Library for our Dinosaur Club. Drop by between 4:30-5:30 PM on Thursday, January 5th for this exclusive program. Kids ages 6+ can learn fascinating facts about these prehistoric creatures from a real dinosaur expert in this monthly club. Visit the library or call (540) 425-7002 to register.

Moneta Merriment

Moneta’s Books 4 Fun and Rock-A-Bye Reader programs return at the end of January. Get ready for another season of reading and fun!

Big Island Antics

Start the new year of 2017 with our Friday Film, The Angry Birds Movie (PG). Join us at 3PM on January 6th for this animated movie inspired by the popular game, and enjoy a free snack!

Montvale Marvels

Come by the Montvale Library for Teen Night on Friday, January 6th! Between 5PM and 7PM we’ll be playing Xbox games, hanging out with friends, and enjoying tasty snacks!

Stewartsville Spectaculars

Stewartsville’s Books 4 Fun and Rock-A-Bye Reader programs return at the end of January. Get ready for another season of reading and fun!

Lauren Harper
Youth Service Librarian

Bedford Public Library System


January 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am
January 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Bedford Public Library
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Bedford Public Library
305 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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