Blackwater Regional Library

Calendar

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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 1 @ 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
Mini-Makers 10:30 am
Mini-Makers
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Thursday for fun STEAM filled activities for toddlers.  Recommended for ages 2-5.
Individual Job Search Assistance 11:00 am
Individual Job Search Assistance
Nov 1 @ 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
DIY Crafts 1:00 pm
DIY Crafts
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us for a new craft project each month! Open to all ages and all supplies will be provided. September: …read more
Surry Book Club 1:00 pm
Surry Book Club
Nov 1 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services 1:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services
Nov 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Sussex Social Services bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Youth and Teen Book Club 4:30 pm
Youth and Teen Book Club
Nov 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Claremont’s Youth and Teen Book Club meets monthly to discuss the latest book club pick!  You’re invited to join in …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Nov 1 @ 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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Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Nov 2 all-day
Visit the Friends of the Library Book sale at the Franklin Library on Friday, Nov. 2nd from 9am-5pm and Saturday, …read more
Pop-Up Library – Foodbank (Franklin Armory) 8:00 am
Pop-Up Library – Foodbank (Franklin Armory)
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Stop by the Bookmobile located at the Armory Drive Foodbank in Franklin from 8-9 am. We’ll be giving away FREE …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Nov 2 @ 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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Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Nov 3 all-day
Visit the Friends of the Library Book sale at the Franklin Library on Friday, Nov. 2nd from 9am-5pm and Saturday, …read more
Event Cancelled – Bookmobile Outreach: Guy Fawkes Day @ Bacon’s Castle 10:00 am
Event Cancelled – Bookmobile Outreach: Guy Fawkes Day @ Bacon’s Castle
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
**This event has been cancelled by Bacon’s Castle!!  
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Monday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This storytime includes books, songs, activities, crafts and sometimes games based on a weekly theme for ages 3-5.  Registration is …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Nov 5 @ 10:30 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
Stretch & Tone for Adults 12:30 pm
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Friends of the Carrollton Library Meeting 6:00 pm
Friends of the Carrollton Library Meeting
Nov 5 @ 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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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for Needlework Club on Tuesdays at 9:30am.  We’ll also be making hats, scarves, and mittens for Surry County …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 6 @ 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 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, 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
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters – Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Nov 6 @ 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
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and lots of rhythm & rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 24 months) Registration is not required.
Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Nov 7 @ 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
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Tiny Tots Storytime 10:00 am
Tiny Tots Storytime
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Tiny Tots Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Hooks & Needles 10:30 am
Hooks & Needles
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Are you a knitter or crocheter? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us as we share ideas and learn …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 7 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GED tutoring is available to adults at the Courtland Branch free of charge each Wednesday from 1:00-3:30 pm.  Registration is …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Consulate Health Care 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Consulate Health Care
Nov 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Consulate Health Care bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Nov 7 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Nov 7 @ 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
Board Game Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Board Game Wednesdays
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us as we play Tabletop games, every first Wednesday of the month. All ages welcome.
Family Movie Afternoon 4:00 pm
Family Movie Afternoon
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s Movie Afternoon at the Courtland Branch every first Wednesday of the month!  Join us at 4 pm in the …read more
Books & Bricks 4:30 pm
Books & Bricks
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
School age children are encouraged to drop by and join us for new building challenges each month!  Registration is not …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Ivor Volunteer Fire Department 4:45 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Ivor Volunteer Fire Department
Nov 7 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Beginning Wednesday, November 21st, the Bookmobile will be back at the Ivor Volunteer Fire Department!  We we be set up …read more
An Evening with the Elizabeth River Artists Association 7:00 pm
An Evening with the Elizabeth River Artists Association
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come meet the artists and view their artwork currently on display in the library. Refreshments provided.
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 8 @ 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
Mini-Makers 10:30 am
Mini-Makers
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Thursday for fun STEAM filled activities for toddlers.  Recommended for ages 2-5.
Friends of the Library Book Sale 1:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Friends of the Library are hosting a book sale November 8-10, 2018!  Don’t miss this great sale – $3.00 …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center 3:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center
Nov 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Nov 8 @ 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
Windsor Book Club 7:00 pm
Windsor Book Club
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Book Club at the Windsor Branch on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 pm beginning …read more
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Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 am
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Friends of the Library are hosting a book sale November 8-10, 2018!  Don’t miss this great sale – $3.00 …read more
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Nov 9 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge 3:00 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge
Nov 9 @ 3:00 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
Friday Night Movie 6:30 pm
Friday Night Movie
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for our Friday Night Movie showing at 6:30pm; popcorn and drinks provided! July:  A Wrinkle in Time August: …read more
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Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 am
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Friends of the Library are hosting a book sale November 8-10, 2018!  Don’t miss this great sale – $3.00 …read more
Science Saturday 10:30 am
Science Saturday
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Science Saturday returns! Join us the second Saturday of the month at 10:30am. Registration is required for all sessions. Recommended …read more
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American Flag Retirement Ceremony 11:00 am
American Flag Retirement Ceremony
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Surry Branch is collecting unserviceable flags for the retirement ceremony at Chippokes State Park. Please feel free to drop …read more
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Monday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This storytime includes books, songs, activities, crafts and sometimes games based on a weekly theme for ages 3-5.  Registration is …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Nov 12 @ 10:30 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
Stretch & Tone for Adults 12:30 pm
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Nov 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Friends of the Windsor Library Meeting 5:00 pm
Friends of the Windsor Library Meeting
Nov 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
Monday Night Crafts 5:00 pm
Monday Night Crafts
Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A come and go craft program of children; registration is not required!
Friends of the Franklin Library Meeting 6:00 pm
Friends of the Franklin Library Meeting
Nov 12 @ 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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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for Needlework Club on Tuesdays at 9:30am.  We’ll also be making hats, scarves, and mittens for Surry County …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 13 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 10:30 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
Nov 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Bookmobile will visit the MLK Jr. Community Center in Franklin for patrons to check out books, audio books and …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, 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
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters – Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Rehabilitation Center 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Rehabilitation Center
Nov 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Riverside Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Creative Crafters – Paper Quill Picture Frame 7:00 pm
Creative Crafters – Paper Quill Picture Frame
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This month we will decorating picture frames with beautiful paper quills!  All materials provided; registration is required, please call 757-562-4801.  …read more
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and lots of rhythm & rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 24 months) Registration is not required.
Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Nov 14 @ 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
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Tiny Tots Storytime 10:00 am
Tiny Tots Storytime
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Tiny Tots Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church 10:15 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church
Nov 14 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Stop by and visit with us in the Boykins Baptist Church fellowship hall!  We have wonderful books, DVDs and more …read more
Hooks & Needles 10:30 am
Hooks & Needles
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Are you a knitter or crocheter? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us as we share ideas and learn …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 14 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
We’re Better Together – Strength Training 12:30 pm
We’re Better Together – Strength Training
Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us as we welcome the James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA for a Strength Training class that incorporates the …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GED tutoring is available to adults at the Courtland Branch free of charge each Wednesday from 1:00-3:30 pm.  Registration is …read more
It’s Sew Easy! 2:00 pm
It’s Sew Easy!
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us monthly to learn sewing basics and work on easy projects. Space is very limited, registration required!
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Nov 14 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Nov 14 @ 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
Pizza Pages Book Club 4:30 pm
Pizza Pages Book Club
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
A book club for 3rd-5th Graders. Join us for a monthly book club discussion and related activities, plus PIZZA! Registration …read more
DIY Craft Class: Christmas Ornaments 5:30 pm
DIY Craft Class: Christmas Ornaments
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
We’re helping you decorate for the holidays with our DIY Christmas craft class! You’ll be given the opportunity to create …read more
Knit @ Night 6:30 pm
Knit @ Night
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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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Handcrafts 9:00 am
Handcrafts
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your project and join us for quilting, knitting and/or crocheting at the library!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 15 @ 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
Mini-Makers 10:30 am
Mini-Makers
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Thursday for fun STEAM filled activities for toddlers.  Recommended for ages 2-5.
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services 1:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Sussex Social Services bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Family Board Game Night 5:30 pm
Family Board Game Night
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
It’s Family Board Game Night at the Franklin Library every third Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm!  All ages welcome, …read more
Understanding Computer Basics 5:30 pm
Understanding Computer Basics
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 15 @ 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
Mandela Rock Painting Class 6:00 pm
Mandela Rock Painting Class
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adults and teens are invited to a Mandela Rock Painting Class at the Windsor Branch on November 15 from 6-7pm.  …read more
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Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Nov 16 @ 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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Bring Gardening Home 10:00 am
Bring Gardening Home
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for our Bring Gardening Home series as we learn from the Master Gardeners. Jan. 20: Pruning: Winter Pruning …read more
Science Saturday 10:00 am
Science Saturday
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Science Saturday the third Saturday of each month from 10-11am at the Franklin Branch where each month …read more
Paws to Read 10:30 am
Paws to Read
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by the Windsor Branch to read to our therapy dogs; they love it when children share their favorite stories …read more
Bookmobile Outreach – Smithfield Holiday Evening Market 4:00 pm
Bookmobile Outreach – Smithfield Holiday Evening Market
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stop by and see the Library Crew at the Smithfield Evening Market for a little holiday cheer and will have …read more
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Monday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This storytime includes books, songs, activities, crafts and sometimes games based on a weekly theme for ages 3-5.  Registration is …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Nov 19 @ 10:30 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
Stretch & Tone for Adults 12:30 pm
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Nov 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Community Conversations 6:30 pm
Community Conversations
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join our new community discussion program focused on local issues, featuring guest speakers, and a new topic each month.  To …read more
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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for Needlework Club on Tuesdays at 9:30am.  We’ll also be making hats, scarves, and mittens for Surry County …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 20 @ 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 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, this storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes; simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Deal Me In 11:00 am
Deal Me In
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Love to play cards? Want to make new friends? Join us for card games and social time in Claremont!
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters – Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays …read more
Smithfield Book Club 1:00 pm
Smithfield Book Club
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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 3:00 pm
Computer Tutoring
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One on One computer tutoring on Tuesdays; all experience levels welcome.  Please stop by the library to register or call …read more
Waverly Farmer’s Market 5:00 pm
Waverly Farmer’s Market
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Don’t miss this last market at the Waverly Branch!  There will be vendors on hand with goodies you’ll want to …read more
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group 5:30 pm
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Share ideas, make new friends, and get inspired to work on your choice of projects.  All skill levels welcome; registration …read more
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and lots of rhythm & rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 24 months) Registration is not required.
Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Nov 21 @ 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
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Tiny Tots Storytime 10:00 am
Tiny Tots Storytime
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Tiny Tots Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Hooks & Needles 10:30 am
Hooks & Needles
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Are you a knitter or crocheter? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us as we share ideas and learn …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 21 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GED tutoring is available to adults at the Courtland Branch free of charge each Wednesday from 1:00-3:30 pm.  Registration is …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Consulate Health Care 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Consulate Health Care
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Consulate Health Care bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Nov 21 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Nov 21 @ 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
LEGO Club 4:00 pm
LEGO Club
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Stop by for LEGO Club the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-5pm; this program is for ages 3 and …read more
Cancelled – Building S.T.E.A.M. 4:30 pm
Cancelled – Building S.T.E.A.M.
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This month’s event has been cancelled — the library will be closing at 5pm due to the Thanksgiving holiday, please …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Ivor Volunteer Fire Department 4:45 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Ivor Volunteer Fire Department
Nov 21 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Beginning Wednesday, November 21st, the Bookmobile will be back at the Ivor Volunteer Fire Department!  We we be set up …read more
Cancelled – Alzheimer’s Support Group 6:00 pm
Cancelled – Alzheimer’s Support Group
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This month’s meeting is cancelled due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Please visit with us next month! Caregivers are welcome to …read more
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Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library are closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 23 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library are closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Monday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This storytime includes books, songs, activities, crafts and sometimes games based on a weekly theme for ages 3-5.  Registration is …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Nov 26 @ 10:30 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
Stretch & Tone for Adults 12:30 pm
Stretch & Tone for Adults
Nov 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Adults ages 50+ are invited to Stretch and Tone at the Smithfield Branch to help build muscle strength and improve …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet with a certified benefits counselor from Senior Services to discuss questions you may have about Medicare benefits.  Appointments are …read more
Carrollton Book Club 6:00 pm
Carrollton Book Club
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carrollton Branch Book Club:  Our branch book club is meeting at a new time! Fourth Monday of the month at …read more
Wakefield Book Club 6:30 pm
Wakefield Book Club
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for the Wakefield Book Club the 4th Monday of the month @ 6:30 pm; call to reserve your …read more
Friends of the Library Meeting 7:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Friends of the Library will meet @ 7 pm.  New members are always welcome!
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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for Needlework Club on Tuesdays at 9:30am.  We’ll also be making hats, scarves, and mittens for Surry County …read more
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 27 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 10:30 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Bookmobile will visit the MLK Jr. Community Center in Franklin for patrons to check out books, audio books and …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, this storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes; simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Adult Book Club 11:00 am
Adult Book Club
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for book club monthly to discuss great books and meet local folks in the community!  Registration is not …read more
Drop it Like It’s Hot Romance Book Club 11:00 am
Drop it Like It’s Hot Romance Book Club
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for our NEW Drop It Like It’s Hot Romance Summer Reading Book Club at the Carrollton Branch!  (Open …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters – Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Rehabilitation Center 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Rehabilitation Center
Nov 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Riverside Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Full STEAM Ahead! 4:30 pm
Full STEAM Ahead!
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us for S.T.E.A.M. fun, hands on enrichment activities on the fourth Tuesday of each month (Sept 25-Nov. 27) for …read more
DIY Teen Projects 6:30 pm
DIY Teen Projects
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month for a DIY teen project night! **Teen Night will not be held …read more
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Mother Goose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and lots of rhythm & rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 24 months) Registration is not required.
Adult Coloring Club 10:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Nov 28 @ 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
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Tiny Tots Storytime 10:00 am
Tiny Tots Storytime
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for Tiny Tots Storytime” each Wednesday @ 10:00 am. **Designed for children up to age 3.
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church 10:15 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church
Nov 28 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Stop by and visit with us in the Boykins Baptist Church fellowship hall!  We have wonderful books, DVDs and more …read more
Hooks & Needles 10:30 am
Hooks & Needles
Nov 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Are you a knitter or crocheter? Have you always wanted to learn? Join us as we share ideas and learn …read more
Storytime 10:45 am
Storytime
Nov 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GED tutoring is available to adults at the Courtland Branch free of charge each Wednesday from 1:00-3:30 pm.  Registration is …read more
Coffee and Crafting 2:30 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Nov 28 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Nov 28 @ 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
Masterpiece Makers 4:30 pm
Masterpiece Makers
Nov 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Create a work of art in the style of a famous “master”. A little bit of art history – and …read more
DIY Teen Night 5:30 pm
DIY Teen Night
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
DIY Teen Night offers up fun and crafty creations for teens (Grades 6-12) to enjoy on the fourth Wednesday of …read more
Family Movie Night 6:30 pm
Family Movie Night
Nov 28 @ 6:30 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
Knit @ Night 6:30 pm
Knit @ Night
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Nov 29 @ 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
Mini-Makers 10:30 am
Mini-Makers
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Thursday for fun STEAM filled activities for toddlers.  Recommended for ages 2-5.
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services 1:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Sussex Social Services
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Outreach Services will visit Sussex Social Services bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
DIY Craft Days at the Library 3:00 pm
DIY Craft Days at the Library
Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Adults and tweens/teens (ages10-17) are invited to join us monthly for DIY Craft Days at the library! All materials will …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Nov 29 @ 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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Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Nov 30 @ 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
Holiday Fort Night 6:00 pm
Holiday Fort Night
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our popular Fort Night program returns! Join us for a special holiday themed event complete with activities, snacks, and reading! …read more
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