Blackwater Regional Library

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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more! 9:30 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more!
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn or teach your knitting and crocheting skills at the Franklin Branch Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm. All skill levels welcome!
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime @ Surry Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us for books, rhymes, music and playtime for little ones up to 36 months. Registration is not required.  
Byte Size Basics 12:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 804-834-2192 to reserve a time.
Mah-Jong Gaming 12:00 pm
Mah-Jong Gaming
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We welcome adults to make new friends and learn the classic Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg!  Weekly @ the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Claremont Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on, share tips and tricks, and enjoy good company! Registration is not …read more
Byte Size Basics 2:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Claremont Branch
Drop by for one on one computer assistance each Thursday after 2pm. Call for 757-866-8627 fore more information.
Craftsy @ Carrollton 2:00 pm
Craftsy @ Carrollton
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us monthly for a new adult craft session! All materials supplied; registration required, please call 757-238-2641. October – Décor …read more
It’s a Card Party! 2:00 pm
It’s a Card Party!
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It's a Card Party! @ Smithfield Branch
Adults are invited to join the fun at our good old fashioned card party held the first Thursday of each …read more
The Bookworms 4:00 pm
The Bookworms
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us at the Surry Branch for “The Bookworms” to read, craft and play! Ages 6-11; registration is not required.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 5:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Share ideas, make new friends, and work on your choice of sewing project the first and third Thursday of each …read more
Craftsy Kids @ Franklin 5:00 pm
Craftsy Kids @ Franklin
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth, grades 3-5, are invited to join us for crafting at the Franklin Branch the first Thursday of each month …read more
Craftsy @ Windsor 6:00 pm
Craftsy @ Windsor
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Take time out your busy schedule and join us for a time of creativity and fellowship every first Thursday at …read more
Nancy Naigle Meet and Greet 6:00 pm
Nancy Naigle Meet and Greet
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nancy Naigle Meet and Greet @ Courtland Branch
Join us for an evening of book and Hallmark movie talk with USA Today bestselling author Nancy Naigle! This event …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Surry Branch
Become technologically independent! Learn computer basics at the Surry Branch. Appointment required; please call 757-294-3949.
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
ebooks Happy Hour 10:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour @ Franklin Branch
Stop by the Franklin Branch for ebook Happy Hour! Staff will be available to assist patrons in learning about their …read more
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 0-5, and parents/caregivers, join us weekly for stories, rhymes, music, and crafts!  
Little Explorers Storytime 2:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime @ Claremont Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Cookies with Santa Family Fun Night 6:30 pm
Cookies with Santa Family Fun Night
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cookies with Santa Family Fun Night @ Smithfield Branch
Join us for Cookies with Santa! Friday, December 2, 2022 @ 6:30pm.  We’ll celebrate with a holiday story, activities, cookies …read more
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Breakfast with Santa 8:00 am
Breakfast with Santa
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Breakfast with Santa @ Windsor Town Center
Enjoy breakfast with Santa.  Breakfast includes: pancakes, sausage and a drink, as well as, a free book: $3.00 per person. …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Grinch Storytime 10:00 am
Grinch Storytime
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grinch Storytime @ Courtland Branch
He’s a mean one, and he’s coming to the Courtland library! Will you be able to make his heart grow …read more
Family Day! Annual Gingerbread House Competition 10:30 am
Family Day! Annual Gingerbread House Competition
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Day! Annual Gingerbread House Competition @ Carrollton Branch
Construct a sugared masterpiece at the annual Gingerbread House Building Competition hosted by the Carrollton Branch! Prize categories for school …read more
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Surry Branch
Adults, join us weekly for FREE Classic Movie Saturday @ 11am!
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Claremont Branch
Join us for a FREE classic movie for adults each Saturday at 11am!
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Little Explorers Storytime 10:30 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for books, music, movement and more for preschool aged children; 3 to 5 years old. Registration is not …read more
Mahjong 11:00 am
Mahjong
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Mahjong @ Smithfield Branch
Come join our Mahjong group!  Seasoned and novice players all welcomed.  Bring a friend, learn to play—and get ready to …read more
Afterschool Explorers: Brick Builders 4:00 pm
Afterschool Explorers: Brick Builders
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Afterschool Explorers: Brick Builders @ Carrollton Branch
Join our monthly Brick Builders to design, build and complete Lego challenges. This program is intended for children Kindergarten-Grade 5; …read more
PAWS to Read 4:30 pm
PAWS to Read
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
PAWS to Read @ Smithfield Branch
PAWS to READ @ the Smithfield Library! Independent readers are invited to register and practice their reading skills over the …read more
Isle of Wight Writers Group 5:45 pm
Isle of Wight Writers Group
Dec 5 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Isle of Wight Writers Group @ Smithfield Branch
The Isle of Wight Writers Group meets the first Monday of each month at 5:45pm. Registration is not required, everyone …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Byte Size Basics 10:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 757-899-6500 to reserve a time.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Little Explorers Storytime 10:30 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us Tuesday mornings for books, music, movement and more! Preschool ages 3-5. Registration is not required.  
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 11:00 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
BRL Threads knitting group will meet at the Courtland Branch each Tuesday from 11am-1pm. Registration is not required!
Good Books, Good Company – Claremont Book Club 11:00 am
Good Books, Good Company – Claremont Book Club
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company - Claremont Book Club @ Claremont Branch
Join us monthly for good books and lively discussion! Registration is not required.
Good Books, Good Company – Surry Book Club 2:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company – Surry Book Club
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company - Surry Book Club @ Surry Branch
Join us monthly for good books and lively discussion! Registration is not required.
Teen Tuesday 3:30 pm
Teen Tuesday
Dec 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Teen Tuesdays are held the first Tuesday of each month! Join us for button making, Candy Olympics, and an Urban …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead @ Surry Branch
STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math!  Learn through many activities at our monthly STEAM programs.  Registration is required, …read more
Santa Visits the Library 5:00 pm
Santa Visits the Library
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Santa will visit the library in Waverly Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 5pm. Join us for photos, crafts and fun! …read more
Santa’s Workshop 5:00 pm
Santa’s Workshop
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Santa’s Workshop will be open to visitors December 6, 2022 from 5-6:30pm. Visit with Santa, complete workshop crafts, and pick …read more
BRL Threads: Knitting 6:00 pm
BRL Threads: Knitting
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn or teach knitting and/or crocheting skills! All skill levels welcome, weekly on Tuesdays from 6-8pm.
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Little Explorers Outreach Storytime – Storehouse 10:00 am
Little Explorers Outreach Storytime – Storehouse
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Little Explorers Outreach Storytime - Storehouse @ Isle of Wight County Museum
Join us for Little Explorer’s Outreach Storytimes at Storehouse in the City of Franklin! (Programs are intended for children up …read more
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us each Wednesday morning at 10:30am for lap time stories, rhymes, music and playtime. Children up to 36 months; …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Surry Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on while enjoying coffee, tea and great company!  Registration is not required. …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Afterschool Explorers: Book Bites 4:30 pm
Afterschool Explorers: Book Bites
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Join us the first Wednesday of the month for Book Bites, a juvenile book club for grades 3-5! We will …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Knitting, Sewing and more! 5:30 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Knitting, Sewing and more!
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us at the Smithfield Branch to share ideas, and make new friends, while working on your choice of  projects!  …read more
Family Movie Night 5:30 pm
Family Movie Night
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Grab your snacks and join us for a family movie at the Courtland Branch at 5:30pm the first Wednesday of …read more
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Inventory – Wakefield Branch Closed
Inventory – Wakefield Branch Closed
Dec 8 all-day
The Wakefield Branch will close Thursday, December 8, 2022 for inventory. Normal business hours will resume Friday, December 9, 2022.
Inventory – Waverly Branch Closed
Inventory – Waverly Branch Closed
Dec 8 all-day
The Waverly Branch will close Thursday, December 8, 2022 for inventory. Normal business hours will resume Friday, December 9, 2022.
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more! 9:30 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more!
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn or teach your knitting and crocheting skills at the Franklin Branch Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm. All skill levels welcome!
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime @ Surry Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us for books, rhymes, music and playtime for little ones up to 36 months. Registration is not required.  
Byte Size Basics 12:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 804-834-2192 to reserve a time.
Mah-Jong Gaming 12:00 pm
Mah-Jong Gaming
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We welcome adults to make new friends and learn the classic Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg!  Weekly @ the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Claremont Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on, share tips and tricks, and enjoy good company! Registration is not …read more
Byte Size Basics 2:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Claremont Branch
Drop by for one on one computer assistance each Thursday after 2pm. Call for 757-866-8627 fore more information.
Good Books, Good Company – Smithfield Book Club 2:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company – Smithfield Book Club
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a new lively book discussion monthly!  Registration is required, please call 757-357-2264 to reserve your space and …read more
Not Your Average Book Club (Teens) 3:15 pm
Not Your Average Book Club (Teens)
Dec 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Teens, join us for an unusual book club at Windsor Library the second Thursday of the month at 3:15pm. All …read more
The Bookworms 4:00 pm
The Bookworms
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us at the Surry Branch for “The Bookworms” to read, craft and play! Ages 6-11; registration is not required.
Full STEAM Ahead 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us the second Thursday of each month for STEAM programs (featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Math) for school-age …read more
Craftsy @ Courtland 5:30 pm
Craftsy @ Courtland
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us monthly for a new DIY adult craft! All materials supplied; registration required, please call 757-653-2821.  
Good Books, Good Company – Windsor Book Club 7:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company – Windsor Book Club
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a new lively book discussion monthly at 7pm. New members welcome; registration is not required. January – …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Surry Branch
Become technologically independent! Learn computer basics at the Surry Branch. Appointment required; please call 757-294-3949.
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
ebooks Happy Hour 10:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour @ Franklin Branch
Stop by the Franklin Branch for ebook Happy Hour! Staff will be available to assist patrons in learning about their …read more
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 0-5, and parents/caregivers, join us weekly for stories, rhymes, music, and crafts!  
Little Explorers Storytime 2:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime @ Claremont Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Full STEAM Ahead 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead @ Claremont Branch
Join us for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)! Learn about the world through all of these lenses and …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Bacon’s Castle: Knights Before Christmas 10:00 am
Bacon’s Castle: Knights Before Christmas
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit with BRL’s Outreach as they join in the fun at “Bacon’s Castle Frost Fair – Knights Before Christmas” – …read more
PAWS to Read 10:30 am
PAWS to Read
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The therapy dogs are back at the library and they can’t wait to see you and hear your awesome stories!  …read more
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Surry Branch
Adults, join us weekly for FREE Classic Movie Saturday @ 11am!
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Claremont Branch
Join us for a FREE classic movie for adults each Saturday at 11am!
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Mahjong 11:00 am
Mahjong
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Mahjong @ Smithfield Branch
Come join our Mahjong group!  Seasoned and novice players all welcomed.  Bring a friend, learn to play—and get ready to …read more
PAWS to Read 4:30 pm
PAWS to Read
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
PAWS to Read @ Smithfield Branch
PAWS to READ @ the Smithfield Library! Independent readers are invited to register and practice their reading skills over the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 6:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Grab your latest project and join us for a relaxing time of needlework and socializing at the Windsor Branch! Registration …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Byte Size Basics 10:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 757-899-6500 to reserve a time.
Craftsy @ Claremont 10:00 am
Craftsy @ Claremont
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Craftsy @ Claremont @ Claremont Branch
Join us monthly for adult DIY crafting projects.  Registration is not required.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Good Books, Good Company – Wakefield Book Club 10:30 am
Good Books, Good Company – Wakefield Book Club
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a new lively book discussion monthly! To reserve the monthly selection, please call 757-899-6500.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 11:00 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
BRL Threads knitting group will meet at the Courtland Branch each Tuesday from 11am-1pm. Registration is not required!
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Craftsy @ Surry 4:00 pm
Craftsy @ Surry
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Craftsy @ Surry @ Surry Branch
Unleash your creativity at Surry’s monthly adult DIY craft day!  Registration is not required.
Craftsy @ Franklin 5:30 pm
Craftsy @ Franklin
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for Craftsy @ Franklin the second Tuesday of each month to construct a DIY craft! All materials provided, …read more
BRL Threads: Knitting 6:00 pm
BRL Threads: Knitting
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn or teach knitting and/or crocheting skills! All skill levels welcome, weekly on Tuesdays from 6-8pm.
Cookies with Santa 6:00 pm
Cookies with Santa
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cookies with Santa @ Surry Branch
Santa visits the Surry Branch for an evening of stories, games and cookies! Registration is not required!
Santa Visits the Library 6:00 pm
Santa Visits the Library
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Santa Visits the Library @ Franklin Branch
Santa will visit the Franklin Branch Tuesday, December 13, 2022!  Sponsored by the Franklin-Southampton Area United Way and BRL.  Participants …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Stamp Club 11:00 am
Stamp Club
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Are you interested in gaining knowledge of the inner workings of Stamp Collecting? Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Surry Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on while enjoying coffee, tea and great company!  Registration is not required. …read more
Pop-Up Library: Sussex Social Services 1:00 pm
Pop-Up Library: Sussex Social Services
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pop-up libraries are a great way to experience the library in small bites! Located at Sussex County Social Services, BRL’s …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Pop-Up Library: Ivor Fire Department 4:45 pm
Pop-Up Library: Ivor Fire Department
Dec 14 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Pop-up libraries are a great way to experience the library in small bites! Located at the Ivor Fire Department, BRL’s …read more
Santa Visits the Library 6:00 pm
Santa Visits the Library
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Santa Visits the Library @ Courtland Branch
He’s making his list and checking it twice…he’s coming to find out if you’ve been naughty or nice! The Courtland …read more
PAWS to Read 6:45 pm
PAWS to Read
Dec 14 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
PAWS to Read @ Courtland Branch
Are you a pet lover? Do you like to read? Have you ever thought of reading to an animal? Now’s …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more! 9:30 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more!
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn or teach your knitting and crocheting skills at the Franklin Branch Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm. All skill levels welcome!
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime @ Surry Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Byte Size Basics 12:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 804-834-2192 to reserve a time.
Mah-Jong Gaming 12:00 pm
Mah-Jong Gaming
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We welcome adults to make new friends and learn the classic Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg!  Weekly @ the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Claremont Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on, share tips and tricks, and enjoy good company! Registration is not …read more
Byte Size Basics 2:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Claremont Branch
Drop by for one on one computer assistance each Thursday after 2pm. Call for 757-866-8627 fore more information.
Craftsy @ Smithfield 2:00 pm
Craftsy @ Smithfield
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us monthly for a new adult craft session! All materials supplied; registration required, please call 757-357-2264. September – Wood Branch …read more
Full STEAM Ahead – 54 Beans 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead – 54 Beans
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead - 54 Beans @ 54 Beans
Join us for Full STEAM Ahead at 54 Beans in Carrollton as we explore Snap Circuits in November! This program …read more
The Bookworms 4:00 pm
The Bookworms
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us at the Surry Branch for “The Bookworms” to read, craft and play! Ages 6-11; registration is not required.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 5:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Share ideas, make new friends, and work on your choice of sewing project the first and third Thursday of each …read more
Family Game Night 5:30 pm
Family Game Night
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Family Game Night @ Franklin Branch
Join us for family game night at the Franklin Branch!  Board games, card games, and/or video games will be ready …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Byte Size Basics @ Surry Branch
Become technologically independent! Learn computer basics at the Surry Branch. Appointment required; please call 757-294-3949.
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Inventory – Surry Branch 9:00 am
Inventory – Surry Branch
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Due to the library’s annual inventory, the Surry Branch has adjusted its hours to serve patrons from 9am-12pm Friday, December …read more
ebooks Happy Hour 10:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour @ Franklin Branch
Stop by the Franklin Branch for ebook Happy Hour! Staff will be available to assist patrons in learning about their …read more
Morning Out! 10:30 am
Morning Out!
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Morning Out! @ Smithfield Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their caregiver, are invited to join us at the library for a Morning Out of playtime …read more
Little Explorers Storytime 2:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Little Explorers Storytime @ Claremont Branch
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Surry Branch
Adults, join us weekly for FREE Classic Movie Saturday @ 11am!
Classic Movie Saturday 11:00 am
Classic Movie Saturday
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Classic Movie Saturday @ Claremont Branch
Join us for a FREE classic movie for adults each Saturday at 11am!
Little Explorers Outreach Storytime – Storehouse 11:00 am
Little Explorers Outreach Storytime – Storehouse
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a special Saturday BRL Outreach Storytime at Storehouse in the City of Franklin!  
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
Mahjong 11:00 am
Mahjong
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Mahjong @ Smithfield Branch
Come join our Mahjong group!  Seasoned and novice players all welcomed.  Bring a friend, learn to play—and get ready to …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
Byte Size Basics 10:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 757-899-6500 to reserve a time.
Little Explorers Storytime 10:00 am
Little Explorers Storytime
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 0-5, and their parent/caregiver, join us weekly for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more!  
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 11:00 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
BRL Threads knitting group will meet at the Courtland Branch each Tuesday from 11am-1pm. Registration is not required!
BRL Threads – Quilting, Knitting, Sewing and more! 2:00 pm
BRL Threads – Quilting, Knitting, Sewing and more!
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BRL Threads - Quilting, Knitting, Sewing and more! @ Wakefield Branch
Join us for BRL Threads the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2pm.  Participants are encouraged to bring their current …read more
Good Books, Good Company – Waverly Book Club 2:00 pm
Good Books, Good Company – Waverly Book Club
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a new lively discussion monthly!  Please call or stop by to reserve a copy of the monthly …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
BRL Threads: Knitting 6:00 pm
BRL Threads: Knitting
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn or teach knitting and/or crocheting skills! All skill levels welcome, weekly on Tuesdays from 6-8pm.
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Little Explorers Outreach – The Hubs Vine 10:00 am
BRL Little Explorers Outreach – The Hubs Vine
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
BRL Little Explorers Outreach - The Hubs Vine
Join us at The Hubs Vine, in the City of Franklin, for fun storytimes with BRL’s Bookmobile/Outreach! Children, ages 0-5, …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Surry Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on while enjoying coffee, tea and great company!  Registration is not required. …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Full STEAM Ahead 5:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Want to put your brainpower to the test? Come and be a part of our monthly STEAM program! Our journey …read more
Family Movie Night 6:00 pm
Family Movie Night
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Movie Night @ Surry Branch
The 3rd Wednesday of each month we invite you to join us for a family friendly film at the Surry …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more! 9:30 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more!
Dec 22 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn or teach your knitting and crocheting skills at the Franklin Branch Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm. All skill levels welcome!
Byte Size Basics 12:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 804-834-2192 to reserve a time.
Mah-Jong Gaming 12:00 pm
Mah-Jong Gaming
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We welcome adults to make new friends and learn the classic Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg!  Weekly @ the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Claremont Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on, share tips and tricks, and enjoy good company! Registration is not …read more
Byte Size Basics 2:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Claremont Branch
Drop by for one on one computer assistance each Thursday after 2pm. Call for 757-866-8627 fore more information.
PAWS to Read 6:00 pm
PAWS to Read
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
PAWS to Read @ Franklin Branch
Are you a pet lover? Do you like to read? Have you ever thought of reading to an animal? Now’s …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Surry Branch
Become technologically independent! Learn computer basics at the Surry Branch. Appointment required; please call 757-294-3949.
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
ebooks Happy Hour 10:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ebooks Happy Hour @ Franklin Branch
Stop by the Franklin Branch for ebook Happy Hour! Staff will be available to assist patrons in learning about their …read more
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Library Closed – Christmas
Library Closed – Christmas
Dec 24 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library will close Monday, December 26, 2022 for the Christmas holiday. As always, the library’s …read more
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Library Closed – Christmas
Library Closed – Christmas
Dec 26 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library will close Monday, December 26, 2022 for the Christmas holiday. As always, the library’s …read more
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Library Closed – Christmas
Library Closed – Christmas
Dec 27 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library will close Monday, December 26, 2022 for the Christmas holiday. As always, the library’s …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Surry Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on while enjoying coffee, tea and great company!  Registration is not required. …read more
Pop-Up Library: Sussex Social Services 1:00 pm
Pop-Up Library: Sussex Social Services
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pop-up libraries are a great way to experience the library in small bites! Located at Sussex County Social Services, BRL’s …read more
Byte Size Basics 4:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Need extra computer-related help? Tutors are available for assistance using our ebooks services and online databases, navigating the web, accessing …read more
Pop-Up Library: Ivor Fire Department 4:45 pm
Pop-Up Library: Ivor Fire Department
Dec 28 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Pop-up libraries are a great way to experience the library in small bites! Located at the Ivor Fire Department, BRL’s …read more
Teen Nights @ Courtland 5:00 pm
Teen Nights @ Courtland
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teens and Tweens! This is your night! Come out to the Courtland library and enjoy all sorts of fun games …read more
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Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available daily by appointment. Give us a call 757-653-2821 to schedule a time to meet …read more
Byte Size Basics 9:00 am
Byte Size Basics
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
One on one computer assistance available by appointment. Give us a call 757-562-4801 to schedule a time.
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more! 9:30 am
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, and more!
Dec 29 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Learn or teach your knitting and crocheting skills at the Franklin Branch Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm. All skill levels welcome!
Byte Size Basics 12:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
One-on-one computer assistance available by appointment.  Please call 804-834-2192 to reserve a time.
Mah-Jong Gaming 12:00 pm
Mah-Jong Gaming
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We welcome adults to make new friends and learn the classic Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg!  Weekly @ the …read more
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! 1:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more!
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BRL Threads: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting and more! @ Claremont Branch
Bring your latest fiber art project to work on, share tips and tricks, and enjoy good company! Registration is not …read more
Byte Size Basics 2:00 pm
Byte Size Basics
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Byte Size Basics @ Claremont Branch
Drop by for one on one computer assistance each Thursday after 2pm. Call for 757-866-8627 fore more information.
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Library Closed – New Year Holiday
Library Closed – New Year Holiday
Dec 30 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library will close the following dates in observance of the New Year holiday: Friday, December …read more
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Library Closed – New Year Holiday
Library Closed – New Year Holiday
Dec 31 all-day
All branches of Blackwater Regional Library will close the following dates in observance of the New Year holiday: Friday, December …read more
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