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!
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.
Yoga for Beginners
Tue, Feb 28, 10am, Eagle Rock Library
Stretch your brain and body with yoga poses. Adaptable for all ages, abilities, and body types. Instruction provided by the Botetourt Family YMCA.
Wed, Mar 1, 6:30-7:30pm, Blue Ridge Library
Learn about credit, loans, and how to make better financial decisions. Refreshments will be served, plus a drawing for a gift card giveaway. Attend in-person at the library or virtually; to register for the virtual session and get the Zoom link, go to https://www.uwrv.org/bank-on-roanoke-valley.
Understanding Medicare & Social Security
Wed, Mar 1, 12-1pm, Eagle Rock Library
Thu, Mar 2, 1-2pm, Blue Ridge Library
Tue, Mar 7, 1-2pm, Buchanan Library
Thu, Mar 9, 1-2pm, Fincastle Library
Learn how to navigate the complex world of Medicare and Social Security, plus how to find financial assistance for basic life needs.
Every Thursday, March 2-30, Buchanan Library
Explore acting using a variety of characters and techniques in this workshop series with Pete Burris, veteran actor from plays, movies, and TV shows like Stranger Things, American Rust, and Dopesick. Recommended for ages 11-14. Space is limited; call 540-928-3005 to register.
Sat, Mar 25, 10am-2pm, Eagle Rock Library
Celebrate local agriculture with activities for all ages! Touch a tractor, learn about honeybees, and enjoy presentations about dairy, local agricultural groups, gardening with heirloom seeds, STEM in agriculture, and so much more. Hydroponics session 11am-12pm. Rain Barrel Workshop from 12-1:30pm (registration required). Call 540-928-2800 with questions or to register for the Rain Barrel workshop.
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
Kids: Little Explorers, StoryTime, LEGO Club, STEM Club, Art Club, Arts & Crafts, How to Draw for Kids
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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