Blackwater Regional Library

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Library Closed for Inventory 9:00 am
Library Closed for Inventory
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Franklin Branch will be closed Monday, October 2, 2017 for inventory.  We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Needlework Club 1:30 pm
Needlework Club
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn new techniques, share your skills, or just enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners, as well …read more
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Storytime 10:15 am
Storytime
Oct 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginners, and experienced, knitters and crocheters are encouraged to join  us at the SoCo Knitters & Crocheters each Tuesday morning …read more
Storytime 11:15 am
Storytime
Oct 3 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do I qualify for Medicare assistance? How do I find help with medication costs? How do I apply for benefits? …read more
Computer Tutoring 5:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hourly appointments (3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm) for computer tutoring Tuesdays @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Please stop …read more
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group 5:30 pm
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A quilting club just for you! We’ll share ideas, make new friends, and get inspired to work on your choice …read more
Friends of the Courtland Library Meeting 6:00 pm
Friends of the Courtland Library Meeting
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support your library!  Become a Friend of the Library to learn more about how you can volunteer to help your …read more
Surry Youth Book Club 7:00 pm
Surry Youth Book Club
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Surry Youth Book Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 – 7:30pm.  If you’re age 10-14 …read more
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Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 10-11 am. This program …read more
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor 10:00 am
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: Boykins (Across from Boykins Baptist Church) …read more
Mommy & Me Storytime 10:00 am
Mommy & Me Storytime
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for “Mommy & Me Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Help 11:00 am
Computer Help
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A volunteer is available for one on one general computer help and instruction, call the Windsor Branch at 757-242-3046 for …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Oct 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Calling all crafters, knitters, painters, drawers, doodlers, and makers!  Join us every Wednesday for Coffee and Crafting from 2:30pm to …read more
Board Game Afternoon 3:30 pm
Board Game Afternoon
Oct 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for board game afternoon each Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. All ages welcome!
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Oct 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
We’re getting CRAFTEA! Join us Wednesday afternoons for a cup of tea or coffee while sewing, knitting or crocheting with …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron 10:15 am
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron
Oct 5 @ 10:15 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: 10:15—11:45      Stony Creek (Stony Creek Park …read more
Tiny Crafters 10:30 am
Tiny Crafters
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for our Tiny Crafters program each Thursday @ 10am.  We will have …read more
Individual Job Search Assistance 11:00 am
Individual Job Search Assistance
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Out of work and looking for employment? Discouraged because you’ve been looking for a while and not found anything? Join …read more
Mah Jongg 12:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 12:30 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Surry Book Club 1:00 pm
Surry Book Club
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Surry Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month from 1-2pm to discuss the current book club selection.  …read more
Career Access Network (CAN): Job Search, Resume, and Computer Assistance 2:30 pm
Career Access Network (CAN): Job Search, Resume, and Computer Assistance
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Looking for a job? Need assistance with your resume? Looking to build your computer skills? We can help! Instructors are …read more
PAWS to Read 4:30 pm
PAWS to Read
Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for PAWS to Read program with our furry friends!
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get some help deciphering that new pattern or learn about the basics of knitting and purling. Share ideas, fun and …read more
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Computer One on One Assistance 9:00 am
Computer One on One Assistance
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The library offers one on one computer assistance by appointment.  Please visit the library or call to register 757-294-3949.
Pop-Up Library: Courtland Health and Rehabilitation 10:00 am
Pop-Up Library: Courtland Health and Rehabilitation
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Stop in and visit our pop-up library at Courtland Health and Rehabilitation!  Pick up a new book, DVD or use …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jeannine Carroll from the Luter YMCA teaches this free fitness class designed for ages 50+. Build muscle strength and improve …read more
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Kids Day 10:00 am
Kids Day
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Visit the Claremont Branch the first Saturday of each month for KIDS Day!  We always have a fun project or …read more
Pop-Up Library: Wakefield Family Day 10:00 am
Pop-Up Library: Wakefield Family Day
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Bookmobile will visit Wakefield Family Day at the Wakefield Foundation on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10am-3pm with storytimes …read more
Understanding Our Political America 1:00 pm
Understanding Our Political America
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us at the Carrollton Branch for an informative program “Understanding Our Political America” Session 1: Introductions to the Politics …read more
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Understanding Our Political America 3:00 pm
Understanding Our Political America
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us at the Carrollton Branch for an informative program “Understanding Our Political America” Session 1: Introductions to the Politics …read more
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Library Closed – Annual Employee In-Service Day
Library Closed – Annual Employee In-Service Day
Oct 9 all-day
Blackwater Regional Library is closed for employee In-Service Day.  We will re-open Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Friends of the Franklin Library Meeting 6:00 pm
Friends of the Franklin Library Meeting
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Library to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can be a part of your …read more
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Teen Read Week – Who Are You? Unleash Your Story! 9:00 am
Teen Read Week – Who Are You? Unleash Your Story!
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm
Words have power and we want to know what words hold power for you and your story. For Teen Read …read more
Teen Read Week: Pick up a Kamishibai Story Kit 9:00 am
Teen Read Week: Pick up a Kamishibai Story Kit
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm
Drop by the Wakefield Branch to pick up a Kamishibai Kit to create your very own Japanese story during Teen …read more
Teen Read Week: Pick up a Kamishibai Story Kit 9:00 am
Teen Read Week: Pick up a Kamishibai Story Kit
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm
Drop by the Waverly Branch to pick up a Kamishibai Kit to create your very own Japanese story during Teen …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime, music, crafts and more at the Courtland Branch Tuesdays @ 10:00 am (Children ages 2-5) Call …read more
Storytime 10:15 am
Storytime
Oct 10 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginners, and experienced, knitters and crocheters are encouraged to join  us at the SoCo Knitters & Crocheters each Tuesday morning …read more
Storytime 11:15 am
Storytime
Oct 10 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Medicare can be confusing. Senior Services is here to help!! Whether you live in metro South Hampton Roads, Franklin, Suffolk, …read more
ebooks Happy Hour 4:00 pm
ebooks Happy Hour
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Monthly one-on-one tutoring sessions with the Branch Manager to assist patrons in learning how to access and check out the …read more
Computer Tutoring 5:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hourly appointments (3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm) for computer tutoring Tuesdays @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Please stop …read more
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Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 10-11 am. This program …read more
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor 10:00 am
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: Boykins (Across from Boykins Baptist Church) …read more
Mommy & Me Storytime 10:00 am
Mommy & Me Storytime
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for “Mommy & Me Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Morning Out 10:00 am
Morning Out
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to join us for a morning of play and social interaction!  This program …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Help 11:00 am
Computer Help
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A volunteer is available for one on one general computer help and instruction, call the Windsor Branch at 757-242-3046 for …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Oct 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Calling all crafters, knitters, painters, drawers, doodlers, and makers!  Join us every Wednesday for Coffee and Crafting from 2:30pm to …read more
Board Game Afternoon 3:30 pm
Board Game Afternoon
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for board game afternoon each Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. All ages welcome!
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
We’re getting CRAFTEA! Join us Wednesday afternoons for a cup of tea or coffee while sewing, knitting or crocheting with …read more
Afterschool Crafternoon 4:30 pm
Afterschool Crafternoon
Oct 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
We’re getting crafty! School-age children are invited to take a little break and join us for our monthly crafternoon project …read more
Mason Jar Fairy Lights 5:30 pm
Mason Jar Fairy Lights
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights are easy to make!   They are not only cool home decor but make a …read more
Teen Read Week: Night of Creativity! 6:00 pm
Teen Read Week: Night of Creativity!
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stop by and help us decorate our teen area during Teen Read Week!  We’ll be painting a few book ends …read more
Knit @ Night 6:30 pm
Knit @ Night
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Calling all knitters! Bring your current project and join us for knitting at night the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of …read more
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Stretch & Tone for Adults 9:00 am
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron 10:15 am
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron
Oct 12 @ 10:15 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: 10:15—11:45      Stony Creek (Stony Creek Park …read more
Tiny Crafters 10:30 am
Tiny Crafters
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for our Tiny Crafters program each Thursday @ 10am.  We will have …read more
Mah Jongg 12:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 12:30 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Friends of the Windsor Library Meeting 5:00 pm
Friends of the Windsor Library Meeting
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Library to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can be a part of your …read more
Teen Read Week Book Cover BINGO Game Night 5:30 pm
Teen Read Week Book Cover BINGO Game Night
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
We’re playing BINGO!  Join us for some fun BINGO games with book covers and win prizes!  Registration is not required.
Understanding Computer Basics 5:30 pm
Understanding Computer Basics
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Need computer assistance? We can help! One on one computer assistance is available at the Franklin Branch on the third …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get some help deciphering that new pattern or learn about the basics of knitting and purling. Share ideas, fun and …read more
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Computer One on One Assistance 9:00 am
Computer One on One Assistance
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The library offers one on one computer assistance by appointment.  Please visit the library or call to register 757-294-3949.
Library Closed for Inventory 9:00 am
Library Closed for Inventory
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Surry Branch will be closed Friday, October 13, 2017 for inventory.  We will resume normal business hours on Saturday, …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jeannine Carroll from the Luter YMCA teaches this free fitness class designed for ages 50+. Build muscle strength and improve …read more
Pop-Up Library: Sedley 11:00 am
Pop-Up Library: Sedley
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by to check out our Pop-Up Library at the Sedley Volunteer Fire Department. We have wi-fi, books, and DVDs. …read more
Foreign Film Friday 2:00 pm
Foreign Film Friday
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop in for Foreign Film Friday the second Friday of each month at 2pm. August 11th Selection – Rabbit Proof …read more
Pop-Up Library: The Village at Woods Edge 3:30 pm
Pop-Up Library: The Village at Woods Edge
Oct 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Stop by to check out our Pop-Up Library at The Village at Woods Edge in Franklin. We have wi-fi, books, …read more
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LEGO Club 10:00 am
LEGO Club
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Show us your creativity with LEGOs at LEGO Club the second Saturday of each month at 10:00-12pm.
Stellaluna Storytime with Bat World Hampton Roads 10:00 am
Stellaluna Storytime with Bat World Hampton Roads
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Denise Tomlinson, Bat World Hampton Roads, will visit to read the story Stellaluna, share information about bat habitats, and show …read more
LEGO Club 10:30 am
LEGO Club
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for LEGO Club the second Saturday each month and show off your creativity!
Science Saturday: The Moon and It’s Phases 10:30 am
Science Saturday: The Moon and It’s Phases
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Science Saturday returns!  Come join us as we learn about the Moon from a NASA Space Ambassador. Session 1 is …read more
Pumpkin Painting Party 11:00 am
Pumpkin Painting Party
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Celebrate Fall with the fun of pumpkin painting!  Adults and children of all ages are welcome to join us on …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Morning Out 10:30 am
Morning Out
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to join us for a morning of play and social interaction!  This program …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Needlework Club 1:30 pm
Needlework Club
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn new techniques, share your skills, or just enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners, as well …read more
Afterschool Crafternoon 4:30 pm
Afterschool Crafternoon
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
We’re getting crafty! School-age children are invited to take a little break and join us for our monthly crafternoon project …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime, music, crafts and more at the Courtland Branch Tuesdays @ 10:00 am (Children ages 2-5) Call …read more
Storytime 10:15 am
Storytime
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginners, and experienced, knitters and crocheters are encouraged to join  us at the SoCo Knitters & Crocheters each Tuesday morning …read more
Storytime 11:15 am
Storytime
Oct 17 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do I qualify for Medicare assistance? How do I find help with medication costs? How do I apply for benefits? …read more
Smithfield Book Club 1:00 pm
Smithfield Book Club
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us the 3rd Tuesday of each month for coffee and a chat!  These are our selections through the month …read more
Waverly Book Club 2:00 pm
Waverly Book Club
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for the Waverly Book Club! 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 2:00 pm. Give us a call to …read more
Computer Tutoring 5:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hourly appointments (3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm) for computer tutoring Tuesdays @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Please stop …read more
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group 5:30 pm
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A quilting club just for you! We’ll share ideas, make new friends, and get inspired to work on your choice …read more
Halloween Cross Stitching 6:30 pm
Halloween Cross Stitching
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Give us a call to register to for our Halloween Cross Stitch to create a cute Halloween craft to take …read more
Windsor Book Club 7:00 pm
Windsor Book Club
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for book club at the Windsor Branch on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 pm. Everyone …read more
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Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 10-11 am. This program …read more
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor 10:00 am
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: Boykins (Across from Boykins Baptist Church) …read more
Mommy & Me Storytime 10:00 am
Mommy & Me Storytime
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for “Mommy & Me Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Help 11:00 am
Computer Help
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A volunteer is available for one on one general computer help and instruction, call the Windsor Branch at 757-242-3046 for …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Oct 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Calling all crafters, knitters, painters, drawers, doodlers, and makers!  Join us every Wednesday for Coffee and Crafting from 2:30pm to …read more
Board Game Afternoon 3:30 pm
Board Game Afternoon
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for board game afternoon each Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. All ages welcome!
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
We’re getting CRAFTEA! Join us Wednesday afternoons for a cup of tea or coffee while sewing, knitting or crocheting with …read more
Waverly Farmer’s Market 4:30 pm
Waverly Farmer’s Market
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Stop in and visit the Waverly Farmer’s Market for local produce & meat as well as a variety of homemade …read more
LEGO Club 5:00 pm
LEGO Club
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stop by for LEGO Club the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm. This program is for ages 3 …read more
Family Movie Night 6:00 pm
Family Movie Night
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for movie night, we always have a great selection, and popcorn and drinks are always served while you …read more
Creative Crafters 7:00 pm
Creative Crafters
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join craft masters Connie & Andrea to complete a different craft project every month.  This class is free and all …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron 10:15 am
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron
Oct 19 @ 10:15 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: 10:15—11:45      Stony Creek (Stony Creek Park …read more
Tiny Crafters 10:30 am
Tiny Crafters
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for our Tiny Crafters program each Thursday @ 10am.  We will have …read more
Mah Jongg 12:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 12:30 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Pumpkin Painting 3:00 pm
Pumpkin Painting
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
We’re painting pumpkins!  All ages are welcome to participate; an adult must accompany children under the age of 10. Registration …read more
Understanding Computer Basics 5:30 pm
Understanding Computer Basics
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Need computer assistance? We can help! One on one computer assistance is available at the Franklin Branch on the third …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get some help deciphering that new pattern or learn about the basics of knitting and purling. Share ideas, fun and …read more
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Computer One on One Assistance 9:00 am
Computer One on One Assistance
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The library offers one on one computer assistance by appointment.  Please visit the library or call to register 757-294-3949.
Library Closed for Ineventory 9:00 am
Library Closed for Ineventory
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Carrollton Branch will be closed Friday, October 20, 2017 for inventory.  We will resume normal business hours on Saturday, …read more
Pop-Up Library: Courtland Health and Rehabilitation 10:00 am
Pop-Up Library: Courtland Health and Rehabilitation
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Stop in and visit our pop-up library at Courtland Health and Rehabilitation!  Pick up a new book, DVD or use …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jeannine Carroll from the Luter YMCA teaches this free fitness class designed for ages 50+. Build muscle strength and improve …read more
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Book Character Pumpkins 11:00 am
Book Character Pumpkins
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Design, paint, and decorate a pumpkin of your favorite book character!  Pumpkins will be displayed throughout the library for all …read more
smART Saturday 11:00 am
smART Saturday
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Get smART with us at the Smithfield Branch!  Reading is a great way to learn and grow, but encouraging your …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Carrollton Book Club 1:30 pm
Carrollton Book Club
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Looking for great books, lively discussions, and time with others who share the same interest?  Join us for our monthly …read more
Needlework Club 1:30 pm
Needlework Club
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn new techniques, share your skills, or just enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners, as well …read more
Wakefield Book Club 6:30 pm
Wakefield Book Club
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for the Wakefield Book Club the 4th Monday of the month @ 6:30 pm. Please contact the branch …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime, music, crafts and more at the Courtland Branch Tuesdays @ 10:00 am (Children ages 2-5) Call …read more
Storytime 10:15 am
Storytime
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginners, and experienced, knitters and crocheters are encouraged to join  us at the SoCo Knitters & Crocheters each Tuesday morning …read more
Storytime 11:15 am
Storytime
Oct 24 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Tutoring 5:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hourly appointments (3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm) for computer tutoring Tuesdays @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Please stop …read more
Browsing the Web, Safely and Securely 5:30 pm
Browsing the Web, Safely and Securely
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This hour long workshop designed to teach you how to safely navigate the internet and how to protect yourself online. …read more
(Not-So) Spooky Storytime 6:30 pm
(Not-So) Spooky Storytime
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a not-so-scary storytime just right for preschoolers to first graders. We’ll enjoy Halloween stories, crafts and loads …read more
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Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 10-11 am. This program …read more
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor 10:00 am
Bookmobile Route – Boykins, Walters, and Ivor
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: Boykins (Across from Boykins Baptist Church) …read more
Mommy & Me Storytime 10:00 am
Mommy & Me Storytime
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for “Mommy & Me Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Help 11:00 am
Computer Help
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A volunteer is available for one on one general computer help and instruction, call the Windsor Branch at 757-242-3046 for …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Calling all crafters, knitters, painters, drawers, doodlers, and makers!  Join us every Wednesday for Coffee and Crafting from 2:30pm to …read more
Board Game Afternoon 3:30 pm
Board Game Afternoon
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for board game afternoon each Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. All ages welcome!
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
We’re getting CRAFTEA! Join us Wednesday afternoons for a cup of tea or coffee while sewing, knitting or crocheting with …read more
Decorate Your Pumpkin! 5:30 pm
Decorate Your Pumpkin!
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Kids 12 & under are invited to the Courtland Branch for pumpkin decorating on October 25, 2017 from 5:30-6:30pm.  **Pumpkins …read more
Knit @ Night 6:30 pm
Knit @ Night
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Calling all knitters! Bring your current project and join us for knitting at night the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of …read more
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Stretch & Tone for Adults 9:00 am
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Blood Drive 10:00 am
Blood Drive
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Surry Library will host a Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, October 26, 2017.  Please call or stop in to …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron 10:15 am
Bookmobile Route – Stony Creek, Jarratt and Capron
Oct 26 @ 10:15 am – 4:30 pm
The Bookmobile will be available in the following locations at the approximate times indicated: 10:15—11:45      Stony Creek (Stony Creek Park …read more
Tiny Crafters 10:30 am
Tiny Crafters
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for our Tiny Crafters program each Thursday @ 10am.  We will have …read more
Mah Jongg 12:00 pm
Mah Jongg
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 12:30 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get some help deciphering that new pattern or learn about the basics of knitting and purling. Share ideas, fun and …read more
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Computer One on One Assistance 9:00 am
Computer One on One Assistance
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The library offers one on one computer assistance by appointment.  Please visit the library or call to register 757-294-3949.
Medicare Benefits Counseling 10:00 am
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Medicare can be confusing. Senior Services is here to help!! Whether you live in metro South Hampton Roads, Franklin, Suffolk, …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jeannine Carroll from the Luter YMCA teaches this free fitness class designed for ages 50+. Build muscle strength and improve …read more
Pop-Up Library: Sedley 11:00 am
Pop-Up Library: Sedley
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by to check out our Pop-Up Library at the Sedley Volunteer Fire Department. We have wi-fi, books, and DVDs. …read more
Pop-Up Library: The Village at Woods Edge 3:30 pm
Pop-Up Library: The Village at Woods Edge
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Stop by to check out our Pop-Up Library at The Village at Woods Edge in Franklin. We have wi-fi, books, …read more
Halloween Sculpting 4:00 pm
Halloween Sculpting
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Calling all kids and teens!  Join us for Halloween sculpting and build something spooky!
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A Legacy of Writers 10:30 am
A Legacy of Writers
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Did you know Isle of Wight is home to 50+ published writers? You can meet two of these writers; Mary …read more
Saturday Morning Movie Matinee! 10:30 am
Saturday Morning Movie Matinee!
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a fun Saturday morning at the library – we’re watching: “Monster Trucks” (Rated PG) – July 15, …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Needlework Club 1:30 pm
Needlework Club
Oct 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn new techniques, share your skills, or just enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners, as well …read more
International Gaming Week 4:00 pm
International Gaming Week
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Smithfield Branch will host a gaming night in celebration of International Gaming Week!  All ages welcome, registration is not …read more
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime, music, crafts and more at the Courtland Branch Tuesdays @ 10:00 am (Children ages 2-5) Call …read more
Storytime 10:15 am
Storytime
Oct 31 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Halloween Storytime 10:30 am
Halloween Storytime
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wear your costume and join us for a Halloween storytime at the Smithfield Branch!  We’ll have stories, crafts and lots …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginners, and experienced, knitters and crocheters are encouraged to join  us at the SoCo Knitters & Crocheters each Tuesday morning …read more
Storytime 11:15 am
Storytime
Oct 31 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Computer Tutoring 5:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hourly appointments (3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm) for computer tutoring Tuesdays @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Please stop …read more
Trick or Treat: Halloween Family Fun Night! 5:00 pm
Trick or Treat: Halloween Family Fun Night!
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come trick or treat at the Carrollton Branch! Wear your costume and enjoy candy, crafts, games, and more! Join us …read more
DIY Teen Projects 6:30 pm
DIY Teen Projects
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month for a DIY teen project night!
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