Here is a list of upcoming events at Botetourt County libraries:
Libraries Closed Feb 18-20
All library branches will be closed on Saturday, February 18 – Monday, February 20 for President’s Day weekend. Online resources are still available 24/7!
Bird Watching for Beginners
Saturday, February 25
10-11am – Fincastle Library
12:30-1:30pm – Eagle Rock Library
Get a hands-on birdwatching lesson from the Roanoke Valley Bird Club. Learn about birds in our area, why they’re important to the ecosystem, issues they face, and tips for spotting them. Attendees have the chance to win a pair of binoculars!
Meet Buchanan Reps from the School Board & County Supervisors
Thu, Feb 16, 4-6pm, Buchanan Library
Stop by for free coffee and informal chat with Jenny Wilson (Buchanan District rep on the Botetourt County School Board) and Amy White (Buchanan District rep on the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors). Ask them your burning questions or just drop in to say hi!
Stop the Bleed
Sat, Feb 25, 11:30am-12:30pm, Fincastle Library
Learn how to stop a traumatic bleeding event in this hands-on workshop. Space is limited; call 540-928-2900 to register.
American Revolution: Featuring American Girl Felicity Merriman
Fri, Feb 17, 2:30-4:30pm, Buchanan Library
What was it like to be a kid during the American Revolution? Find out with hands-on activities and games! Recommended for grade school children.
Virginia’s Constitutions Traveling Exhibition
February 16-24: Buchanan Library
Yoga for Beginners
Eagle Rock – Tuesdays 10:00am
Stretch your brain and body with yoga poses. Adaptable for all ages, abilities, and body types. Instruction provided by the Botetourt Family YMCA.
Mondays 11am-1pm, Eagle Rock Library
Tuesdays 1-3pm, Blue Ridge Library
Get step-by-step instructions in basic computer skills. Join any class in the series, or take all four. 1) Getting Started, 2) Text, Files and Printing, 3) Word Processing, 4) Internet and Email. Space is limited; call 540-928-2900 to register.
Reading is for the Birds
February’s Challenge: Can you read as many books as you spot birds? Earn badges for the books you read and swoop into some fun bird-related activities! Log in to your account at botetourtva.beanstack.org to join the challenge and track your reading and activities.
More regular events
For kids: Little Explorers, StoryTime, LEGO Club, and STEM Club
For adults: Puzzle Club, Scrabble Club, Card Games, and Book Clubs
See the events calendar at BOCOLibraries.info or call 540-928-2900 for dates, times, and locations.
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