Did you know…
You can pick up and drop off library materials at the Botetourt Family YMCA in Daleville! The library’s self-service station is located conveniently just inside the YMCA facility, open whenever the Y is: currently Mon-Thu 5am-10pm, Fri 5am-9pm, Sat 7:30am-6pm, and Sun 1-6pm. You do not have to be a YMCA member to use this service. Request your materials online (or ask us to help you) and scroll down to select the service point “Daleville Libr@rY” as your pickup location. You can also drop off materials to return there.
Coffee & Connections
Thu, Oct 26, 4:30-6pm, Buchanan
Stop by to chat with Buchanan Mayor Tristan Harris and write-in candidate for Town Council, Rose Jeter. Coffee provided.
Stellaluna: The Musical
Sat, Oct 28, 10-11am, Blue Ridge
Sat, Oct 28, 1-2pm, Eagle Rock
Stellaluna the bat, Verdi the snake, and Pinduli the hyena all seek refreshment at a watering hole, only to find themselves subject to a bullying lion. But by sharing stories about building self-confidence, these three misfit animals find wisdom, peace, and friendship. Based on popular books by Janell Cannon, this delightful musical is a treat for both children and adults. Presented by Mill Mountain Theatre.
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, crafts, pumpkin painting, and more. Food trucks and a cookie vendor will be onsite, and school-age children get free hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks from the Kiwanis Club of Botetourt. Kid-friendly storytelling begins at 6:00pm, with Victoria Town, Joelle Shenk, and Al Chewning (who will incorporate Botetourt history into his stories). At 8:00pm, Kim Weitkamp will tell extra-scary stories for teens and adults (if you let the kids stay, you have been warned!).
Thu, Oct 26, 11am-12pm, Eagle Rock – “Other Birds” by Sarah Addison Allen
Thu, Oct 26, 1-2pm, Blue Ridge – “Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt
Wings of Fire
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.
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.
Tuesdays 10:30am-12pm (adults) and 4-5:30pm (teens), Eagle Rock
Find even more events at BOCOLibraries.info.