Did you know…
Every library branch has a meeting room that can be reserved by the public during the library’s normal hours. Use is free for non-profit or community groups, and $25 (for every 4 hours) for businesses or for-profit groups. Great for HOAs, book clubs, homeschool groups, remote worker meetings, employee training, and more. Check out the rules for use and make a reservation at BOCOLibraries.info > “Reserve a Meeting Room.”
Thu, Oct 12, 11am-12pm, Eagle Rock
Join this fun social activity! Provided in partnership with Botetourt County Parks & Recreation. Recommended for seniors.
Your Historic Property and How to Save It
Thu, Oct 12, 4-5pm, Fincastle
Do you have a historic house, barn, or other structure? Mike Pulice from the Department of Historic Resources will discuss how property owners can preserve structures, what resources are available, incentives for preservation, and how to begin the process.
Botetourt Trails: On and Off the Beaten Path
Sat, Oct 14, 10:30-11:30am, Fincastle
Sat, Oct 14, 12:30-1:30pm, Eagle Rock
Learn about hiking safety and local trails. Stay tuned for a group hike at Roaring Run after the series! In partnership with Botetourt County Parks & Recreation.
Life of Sorrow: The Life and Times of Carter Stanley
Thu, Oct 19, 6-7pm, Eagle Rock
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.
Wings of Fire
Tue, Oct 17, 6-7pm, Fincastle
Wed, Oct 18, 4-5pm, Blue Ridge
Fri, Oct 27, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Enjoy trivia and activities from this popular children’s book series. Longtime fans and newbies welcome! Recommended for ages 9-13. Call 540-928-3005 to register.
Sat, Oct 28, 6-9pm, Troutville Town Park (or YMCA if bad weather)
Great for families! Enjoy spooky stories, bounce house, Halloween games, face painting, pumpkin painting, and more. Food trucks will be onsite, and school-age children get free hot dogs and hamburgers from the Kiwanis Club of Botetourt. Kid-friendly storytelling begins at 6:00pm, with Victoria Town, Joelle Shenk, and Al Chewing. At 8:00pm, Kim Weitkamp will tell extra-scary stories for adults (if you let the kids stay, you have been warned).
Tuesdays – Blue Ridge
Wednesdays – Eagle Rock
Thursdays – Fincastle
Fridays – Buchanan
Improve literacy, motor skills, and school readiness through books, songs, and tactile activities. Recommended for preschoolers.
Kids Activity Club
Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, Fincastle
Fridays, 3:30-4:30pm, Buchanan (Art Club)
Fridays, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Fridays, 3-4pm, Blue Ridge (How to Draw)
Dive into arts, crafts, and fun activities with a weekly theme! Recommended for ages 6-11.
Thu, Oct 19, 4:30-5:30pm, Eagle Rock & Fincastle
Tue, Oct 10 & 24, 4:30-5:30pm, Buchanan
Mon, Oct 16 & 30, 4:30-5:30pm, Blue Ridge
Tweens/teens meet twice each month for socializing and fun activities, such as crafts and escape rooms. Recommended for ages 13-17. Call 540-928-2800 to register.
Tuesdays 10:30am-12pm (adults) and 4-5:30pm (teens), Eagle Rock
Tue, Oct 10 & 24, 5:30-6:30pm (teens), Blue Ridge
Learn and improve your chess game. Call 540-928-2900 to register.
Find even more events at BOCOLibraries.info.