Blackwater Regional Library

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Closed – Happy New Year!
Closed – Happy New Year!
Jan 1 all-day
All Branches of Blackwater Regional Library will be closed to celebrate the New Year!
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Mah Jongg 10:00 am
Mah Jongg
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 10 am – 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Thursday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center 12:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center
Jan 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Outreach Services will visit Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open …read more
DIY Crafts 1:00 pm
DIY Crafts
Jan 2 @ 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; registration …read more
Surry Book Club 1:00 pm
Surry Book Club
Jan 2 @ 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
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Jan 2 @ 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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Medicare Benefits Counseling 9:00 am
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare benefits counseling available on the first Friday of each month from 9 a.m. – 12 noon.  Registration Required.
Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 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
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On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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 4:00 pm
Friends of the Carrollton Library Meeting
Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Toddler Storytime 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for stories, music, movement and fun during this storytime created just for little ones up to age 2. …read more
PreK Storytime 10:30 am
PreK Storytime
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Calling all PreK friends!  Join us for stories, music and movement during this storytime created just for children ages 3-5!  …read more
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays 11am-1pm.  For more information, call …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Jan 7 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Healthy Living Community 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Healthy Living Community
Jan 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outreach Services will visit Riverside Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Building S.T.E.A.M 4:00 pm
Building S.T.E.A.M
Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Allow STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning to happen naturally with children exploring, playing and trying new things.  …read more
Romance Book Club 4:00 pm
Romance Book Club
Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for our Drop It Like It’s Hot Romance Book Club at the Carrollton Branch!  (Open to adults 18+ …read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and Bubbles, Rhythm and Rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 36 months) Registration is not required.
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church 10:00 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Stop by and visit with us in the Boykins Baptist Church fellowship hall!  We have wonderful books, DVDs and more …read more
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Early literacy enhanced program featuring stories, rhymes, music and movement for ages 3-5 years and their caregiver!  We’re getting EVERY …read more
Adult Coloring Club 11:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. This program is …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Jan 8 @ 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 2:00 pm
Coffee and Crafting
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join our open crafting group for all types of creatives! Bring a project and enjoy this fun, supportive environment. All …read more
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Jan 8 @ 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 3:30 pm
LEGO Club
Jan 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Calling all builders! Have fun with friends taking our monthly LEGO design challenge, or free build, it’s up to you!
DIY Burlap Wreath 5:30 pm
DIY Burlap Wreath
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Learn how to create your own burlap wreath; all materials provided.  Registration is required, please call 757-653-2821. **Adults only
Sketching School 101 6:00 pm
Sketching School 101
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adults, and older teens, are invited to learn various sketching and drawing techniques. Beginners and experienced sketchers are welcome!  All …read more
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Mah Jongg 10:00 am
Mah Jongg
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 10 am – 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, music, movement and fun! Simple crafts are also sometimes part of …read more
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Thursday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
Dungeons and Dragons 3:15 pm
Dungeons and Dragons
Jan 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Come play Dungeons and Dragons at the library on the second and fourth Thursday of each month!  Registration is required, …read more
Storytime 4:00 pm
Storytime
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for an interactive storytime just for little ones and their caregiver!  Recommended for children up to age 5. …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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. Everyone …read more
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Stretch and Tone 10:00 am
Stretch and Tone
Jan 10 @ 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
Friday Night Movie 6:30 pm
Friday Night Movie
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for our Friday Night Movie showing at 6:30pm; popcorn and drinks provided!  
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Saturday Explorers 10:30 am
Saturday Explorers
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for Saturday Explorers as we read, create and discover! Recommended for school aged children; registration required, please call …read more
Craft Camp Saturday 11:00 am
Craft Camp Saturday
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids ages 6-11 are invited to explore a variety of arts and crafts at this craft camp program.  For more …read more
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On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Jan 14 @ 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
Toddler Storytime 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for stories, music, movement and fun during this storytime created just for little ones up to age 2. …read more
PreK Storytime 10:30 am
PreK Storytime
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Calling all PreK friends!  Join us for stories, music and movement during this storytime created just for children ages 3-5!  …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays 11am-1pm.  For more information, call …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling: 2nd Tuesdays 1 – 3pm.  They are available to help you sort through your options, assist with …read more
ebooks Happy Hour 2:00 pm
ebooks Happy Hour
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring in your device to learn how to access and check out the library’s eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, and magazines.  Please …read more
Building S.T.E.A.M 4:00 pm
Building S.T.E.A.M
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Allow STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning to happen naturally with children exploring, playing and trying new things.  …read more
Chinese Culture and History 5:30 pm
Chinese Culture and History
Jan 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Carrollton Branch is hosting exchange student Jiachen Liu who will be presenting a series of lectures about Chinese culture …read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and Bubbles, Rhythm and Rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 36 months) Registration is not required.
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Early literacy enhanced program featuring stories, rhymes, music and movement for ages 3-5 years and their caregiver!  We’re getting EVERY …read more
Adult Coloring Club 11:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. This program is …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Jan 15 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Knit, Crochet, Plarn 5:00 pm
Knit, Crochet, Plarn
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Are you interested in learning how to knit, crochet, or plarn?  Do you already know how to but would like …read more
Family Movie Night 6:00 pm
Family Movie Night
Jan 15 @ 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
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Mah Jongg 10:00 am
Mah Jongg
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 10 am – 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, music, movement and fun! Simple crafts are also sometimes part of …read more
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Thursday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center 12:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center
Jan 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Outreach Services will visit Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open …read more
Medicare Benefits Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Medicare benefits counseling available on the third Thursday of each month from 1 – 4 p.m.  Registration Required.
Wax Seal Stamps 3:00 pm
Wax Seal Stamps
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Create your own wax seal stamps, and learn wax-sealing techniques, to add a special touch to our cards and letters! …read more
Storytime 4:00 pm
Storytime
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for an interactive storytime just for little ones and their caregiver!  Recommended for children up to age 5. …read more
Understanding Computer Basics 5:30 pm
Understanding Computer Basics
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 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
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, this storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes; simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge 3:00 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge
Jan 17 @ 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
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Chinese Culture and History 11:00 am
Chinese Culture and History
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Carrollton Branch is hosting exchange student Jiachen Liu who will be presenting a series of lectures about Chinese culture …read more
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Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 20 all-day
All Branches Closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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Medicare Benefits Counseling 9:00 am
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Do I qualify for Medicare assistance? How do I find help with medication costs? How do I apply for benefits? …read more
Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Jan 21 @ 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
Job Search (CAN) 10:00 am
Job Search (CAN)
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adults are invited to visit with Career Access Network (CAN) at the Smithfield Branch!  CAN specialists provide job search, resume …read more
Toddler Storytime 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for stories, music, movement and fun during this storytime created just for little ones up to age 2. …read more
PreK Storytime 10:30 am
PreK Storytime
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Calling all PreK friends!  Join us for stories, music and movement during this storytime created just for children ages 3-5!  …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays 11am-1pm.  For more information, call …read more
Smithfield Book Club 1:00 pm
Smithfield Book Club
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us the 3rd Tuesday of each month for coffee and a chat! 2020 Book Club Selections: January: One Good …read more
Waverly Book Club 2:00 pm
Waverly Book Club
Jan 21 @ 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
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Healthy Living Community 2:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Riverside Healthy Living Community
Jan 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Outreach Services will visit Riverside Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open to the …read more
Building S.T.E.A.M 4:00 pm
Building S.T.E.A.M
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Allow STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning to happen naturally with children exploring, playing and trying new things.  …read more
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group 5:30 pm
Happy Scrappers Quilting Group
Jan 21 @ 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 on the Loose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and Bubbles, Rhythm and Rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 36 months) Registration is not required.
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church 10:00 am
Bookmobile Outreach: Boykins Baptist Church
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Stop by and visit with us in the Boykins Baptist Church fellowship hall!  We have wonderful books, DVDs and more …read more
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Early literacy enhanced program featuring stories, rhymes, music and movement for ages 3-5 years and their caregiver!  We’re getting EVERY …read more
Adult Coloring Club 11:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. This program is …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Jan 22 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Jan 22 @ 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
Building S.T.E.A.M. 4:30 pm
Building S.T.E.A.M.
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Fun, afterschool enrichment activities focusing on all things STEAM!  Registration is not required!
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Mah Jongg 10:00 am
Mah Jongg
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 10 am – 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, music, movement and fun! Simple crafts are also sometimes part of …read more
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Thursday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
DIY Craft 3:00 pm
DIY Craft
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
DIY Macrame Keychains! All materials will be provided but registration is required to ensure enough materials are provided for those …read more
Snowflake Craft 3:00 pm
Snowflake Craft
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
It’s cold outside! Join us for this fun snowflake string art craft to take away those winter chills.
Dungeons and Dragons 3:15 pm
Dungeons and Dragons
Jan 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Come play Dungeons and Dragons at the library on the second and fourth Thursday of each month!  Registration is required, …read more
Kids Crafternoon 3:30 pm
Kids Crafternoon
Jan 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Yay, for kids Crafternoon! Join us for an afternoon of button making fun where you can create your own button …read more
Storytime 4:00 pm
Storytime
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for an interactive storytime just for little ones and their caregiver!  Recommended for children up to age 5. …read more
Knit @ Night 5:30 pm
Knit @ Night
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a monthly knitting group, beginners welcome!
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Jan 23 @ 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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Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, this storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes; simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
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Paws to Read 10:30 am
Paws to Read
Jan 25 @ 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
Chinese Culture and History 11:00 am
Chinese Culture and History
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Carrollton Branch is hosting exchange student Jiachen Liu who will be presenting a series of lectures about Chinese culture …read more
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On My Own Storytime 10:00 am
On My Own Storytime
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet with a certified benefits counselor from Senior Services to discuss questions you may have about Medicare benefits.  Appointments are …read more
DIY Craft Day! Valentine’s Day Card and Treat Holder 6:00 pm
DIY Craft Day! Valentine’s Day Card and Treat Holder
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adults are invited to join us for a DIY Valentine Craft Night!  Participants will learn how to make a card …read more
Wakefield Book Club 6:30 pm
Wakefield Book Club
Jan 27 @ 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
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Needlework Club 9:30 am
Needlework Club
Jan 28 @ 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
Job Search and Career Coaching 10:00 am
Job Search and Career Coaching
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Out of work and looking for employment? Discouraged because you’ve been looking for a while and not found anything? Join …read more
Toddler Storytime 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for stories, music, movement and fun during this storytime created just for little ones up to age 2. …read more
PreK Storytime 10:30 am
PreK Storytime
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Calling all PreK friends!  Join us for stories, music and movement during this storytime created just for children ages 3-5!  …read more
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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
Jan 28 @ 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
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters 11:00 am
SoCo Knitters & Crocheters
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! For novice beginners to advanced, all are welcome.  Tuesdays 11am-1pm.  For more information, call …read more
Building S.T.E.A.M 4:00 pm
Building S.T.E.A.M
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Allow STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning to happen naturally with children exploring, playing and trying new things.  …read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Books and Bubbles, Rhythm and Rhyme for our youngest friends! (Birth to 36 months) Registration is not required.
Computer Help 10:00 am
Computer Help
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Early literacy enhanced program featuring stories, rhymes, music and movement for ages 3-5 years and their caregiver!  We’re getting EVERY …read more
Adult Coloring Club 11:00 am
Adult Coloring Club
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring at the Windsor Branch, weekly on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. This program is …read more
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program 1:00 pm
Southampton County Adult Education & Literacy Program
Jan 29 @ 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
CrafTEA Afternoon 3:30 pm
CrafTEA Afternoon
Jan 29 @ 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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Mah Jongg 10:00 am
Mah Jongg
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meet new friends and enjoy a game of Mah Jongg Thursdays @ 10 am – 5 pm. Beginners are welcome!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for storytime! This storytime may include stories, music, movement and fun! Simple crafts are also sometimes part of …read more
Mother Goose Storytime 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our newest storytime for the tiniest readers! Join us every Thursday for a story, songs, and play. Recommended for ages …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center 12:30 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center
Jan 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Outreach Services will visit Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center bringing books, DVDs, wi-fi, and more!  All for FREE, and open …read more
Storytime 4:00 pm
Storytime
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for an interactive storytime just for little ones and their caregiver!  Recommended for children up to age 5. …read more
Knitters Anonymous 6:00 pm
Knitters Anonymous
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 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
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Recommended for ages 2-5, this storytime may include stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes; simple crafts are also sometimes part …read more
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge 3:00 pm
Bookmobile Outreach: The Village at Woods Edge
Jan 31 @ 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
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