By Aila Boyd

aboyd@ourvalley.org

Botetourt County Library’s Summer Reading Program weekly activities begin Saturday, June 1 with a kick-off event at the Troutville Town Park from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be face painting, a bounce houses, make and take crafts, a story walk, and a tour of the bookmobile.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program for children, young adults and adults is currently open at all four county library branches.

Eagle Rock Library

  • Farmer Minor and Daisy on Wednesday, June 12 at 2 p.m.
  • The Butterfly Guy on Wednesday June 19 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Professor Whizzpop on Wednesday, June 26 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room for ages 10 and up on Monday, July 15
  • Little Critters Petting Zoo on Wednesday, July 24 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Harry Potter Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, July 31 from 12-3 p.m.
  • Magic, Music and More with Steve Somers, the amazing teacher, on Wednesday, July 31 at 3:30 p.m.

Fincastle Library

  • Farmer Minor and Daisy on Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
  • The Butterfly Guy on Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m.
  • Professor Whizzpop on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m.
  • Archeology with Ms. Cari on Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
  • Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room for ages 10 and up on Wednesday, July 17
  • Little Critters Petting Zoo on Wednesday, July 24 at 6 p.m.
  • Magic, Music and More with Steve Somers, the amazing music teacher, on Wednesday, July 31 at 7 p.m.

Blue Ridge Library

  • Farmer Minor and Daisy on Thursday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
  • The Butterfly Guy on Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Professor Whizzpop on Wednesday, June 26 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Movie and Ice Cream on Thursday, July 11 at 3 p.m.
  • Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room for ages 10 and up on Thursday, July 18
  • Little Critters Petting Zoo on Thursday July 25 at 4 p.m.
  • Magic, Music and More with Steve Somers, the amazing teacher, on Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m.

Buchanan Library

  • Farmer Minor and Daisy on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m.
  • The Butterfly Guy on Wednesday, June 19 at 11 a.m.
  • Professor Whizzpop on Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m.
  • Craft Day on Wednesday, July 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room for ages 10 and up on Tuesday, July 16
  • Little Critters Petting Zoo on the carnival grounds on Thursday, July 25 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Magic, Music and More with Steve Somers, the amazing teacher, on Wednesday, July 31 at 1 p.m.

All of the Zombie Apocalypse Escape Room events require that participants sign up to reserve a time slot.

Pop Up Story Time (Tiempo de Cuentos Movil) will be held at the Hollins Mobile Home Park on the second and fourth Mondays in June and July at 10:30 a.m. The program includes stories, music and crafts. Rain cancels.

Contact information for each library is:

  • Eagle Rock Library, 540-928-2800
  • Fincastle Library, 540-928-2700
  • Blue Ridge Library, 540-928-2900
  • Buchanan Library, 540-928-3005
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