Here is a list of upcoming Botetourt Library activities:
Tue, Sept. 5, 3:30-4:30pm, Buchanan
Thu, Sept. 14, 4-5pm, Blue Ridge
Mon, Sept. 18, 4-5pm, Fincastle
Tue, Sept. 26, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Tue, Sept. 5, 4-5pm, Fincastle
Wed, Sept. 13, 3:30-4:30pm, Buchanan
Tue, Sept. 19, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Tue, Sept. 26, 4-5pm, Blue Ridge
Thu, Sept. 7 & 21, 4:30-5:30pm, Eagle Rock & Fincastle
Tue, Sept. 12 & 26, 4:30-5:30pm, Buchanan
Mon, Sept. 18, 4:30-5:30pm, Blue Ridge
Youth Chess Club
Tue, Sept. 12, 19 & 20, 4-5:30pm, Eagle Rock
Learn and improve your chess game. For tweens/teens. Registration required, call 540-928-2800.
Tue, Sept. 26, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
Learn about Deaf culture and sign language as we celebrate Deaf Awareness Week with the International Christian Centers for the Deaf.
Affordable Care Act
Wed, Sept. 6, 1-2pm, Blue Ridge
Thu, Sept. 14, 4-5pm, Buchanan
Learn about different benefits and how to enroll in programs like the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and Medicare. Presented by Lois Caliri, Virginia Certified Health Insurance Navigator
Sat, Sept. 9, 11am-12pm, Buchanan
Learn about beekeeping, products made by bees, and the important role bees play as pollinators in gardens and agriculture. Presented by Julie Baker of Blue Hive Apiary.
Tue, Sept. 12, 6:30-7:30pm, Blue Ridge
Local author and locavore Bruce Ingram discusses foraging year-round for berries, nuts, mushrooms, and the wild foods that grow in yards.
First Wednesday of every month, 11am-12pm, Eagle Rock
Discover the joy of gardening and hone your gardening skills through monthly presentations with experts and hands-on projects.
Wed, Sept. 13, 1-2pm, Blue Ridge
Learn about hydroponics: what it is, different systems, how to set up a system at home, and how to maintain plants. Presented by Brian Ellis of Old Hallow Road Farms.
Meet a British Soldier: Revolutionary War Reenactor
Sat, Sept. 9, 11am-12pm, Blue Ridge
Tue, Sept. 12, 6-7pm, Fincastle
Historical interpreter Jeff Briggs will appear in historically accurate attire and the persona of a British soldier. He will discuss how he enlisted into the British Army and talk about his service. Audience members can ask him questions about the life of an infantryman and about items on display.
Sat, Sept. 16, 10:30-11:30am, Buchanan
Learn what hospice is and is not, the signs that indicate need for hospice care, and resources available to patients and their families. Presented by Danielle Alexander of Good Samaritan Hospice.
Life of Sorrow: The Life and Times of Carter Stanley
Thu, Sept. 21, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
Gary Reid will present a one-man performance with storytelling and music to bring to the life the saga of an Appalachian mountain music treasure.
August 21-25, normal library hours, Blue Ridge
Find your next favorite puzzle for 50 cents! Proceeds will benefit library programs and projects through the Friends of the Blue Ridge Library.
September Reading Challenge: STEAM at Home
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math are all around us! Learn more about STEAM in this interactive challenge. Log into the Beanstack app or botetourtva.beanstack.org to participate and win prizes.
Find even more events at BOCOLibraries.info.