Thu, Nov. 16, 11am-12pm, Buchanan
Win fun prizes and enjoy social time with this popular game. Offered in partnership with Valley Medicare Solutions and Botetourt County Parks & Recreation. Recommended for senior citizens.
Family Chess Movie & Game Time
Sat, Nov. 18, 10:30am-12:30pm, Eagle Rock
Watch “Queen of Katwe” (rated PG), a 2016 movie about a Ugandan girl whose world changes drastically after she’s introduced to the game of chess. The movie may just inspire you to stay and play a game of chess with other attendees afterward! Great for families.
Thu, Nov. 16, 6-7pm, Fincastle
Mon, Nov. 27, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
Learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, then stay for Q&A. Presented by Brooke Gill from the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia.
Preparing for Aging Parents
Mon, Nov. 20, 5-6pm, Buchanan
Thu, Nov. 30, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
Learn how to navigate eldercare with confidence, including legal, finance, health, medical, living arrangements, communication, needs, and community resources and support. Presented by Josh Walton of Valley Medicare Solutions.
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30am, Fincastle
Toddlers explore the world around them through educational and soft play toys while parents and caregivers get grown-up social time.
Youth Chess Club
Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm, Eagle Rock
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm, Blue Ridge
Learn the basics of chess while expanding your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Offered in partnership with Botetourt County Parks & Recreation. Call 540-928-2900 to register.
Tue, Nov. 21, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Tue, Nov. 28, 4-5pm, Blue Ridge
Tue, Dec 5, 4-5pm, Fincastle
Wed, Dec 13, 3:30-4:30pm, Buchanan
Learn the scientific method and engineering design process with hands-on projects. Best for ages 6-11. Call 540-928-2900 to register.
November Reading Challenge
Celebrate Family Stories Month by recording your own family stories, listening to stories from loved ones, and reading books about all types of families and their stories. Log your reading and activities in Beanstack (app or website) to earn badges throughout the challenge.
The library will be closed on these dates:
Wed, Nov. 22 – close at noon
Thu, Nov. 23 – Sat, Nov. 25
Find even more events at BOCOLibraries.info.