Tip of the Week
Know of a great book or movie coming out soon? You can ask us to purchase a new title, right in the online catalog. Log into your account, go to My Requests, and click “New Request.” If we’re able to order the title you want, then you’ll automatically be notified about it.
You can see more details about how we select new titles at BoCoLibraries.info > How Do I > Find > Collection FAQs (or botetourtva.gov/928/Collection-FAQs). Patron input is always welcome!
Life of Sorrow: The Life and Times of Carter Stanley
Thu, Sep 21, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
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.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Sat, Sep 23, 11am-12:30pm, Buchanan
Learn about rain barrels and build your own to take home. Space is limited; call 540-928-3005 to register.
Tue, Sep 26, 6-7pm, Blue Ridge
Learn about Deaf culture and sign language as we celebrate Deaf Awareness Week with the International Christian Centers for the Deaf.
Wed, Sep 27, 11am-12pm, Blue Ridge
Join this fun social activity! Provided in partnership with Botetourt County Parks & Recreation. Recommended for ages 65+.
REVIVE! Narcan Training
Thu, Sep 21, 5-6:30pm, Eagle Rock
Sat, Sep 23, 11am-12:30pm, Blue Ridge
Join the Virginia Department of Health for a 90-minute training on how to use Naloxone (Narcan) to reverse an opioid overdose. Go home with a free Narcan + REVIVE kit. Space is limited; call 540-928-2900 to register.
Wings of Fire
Fri, Oct 6, 3-4pm, Buchanan
Enjoy trivia and activities from this popular children’s book series. Longtime fans and newbies welcome! Recommended for ages 9-13. Space is limited; 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.
Tue, Sep 26, 4-5pm, Blue Ridge
Tue, Oct 3, 4-5pm, Fincastle
Wed, Oct 11, 3:30-4:30pm, Buchanan
Tue, Oct 17, 2:30-3:30pm, Eagle Rock
Kids learn the scientific method, testing their predictions with hands-on projects. September: Craft Stick Chain Reaction. October: String Lifter and Cup Engineering Challenge. Recommended for ages 8-14.
Thu, Sep 21, 4:30-5:30pm, Eagle Rock & Fincastle
Tue, Sep 26, 4:30-5:30pm, Buchanan
Tweens/teens meet twice each month for socializing and fun activities, such as crafts and escape rooms. Space is limited; call 540-928-2800 to register.
Youth Chess Club
Tuesdays 4-5:30pm, Eagle Rock
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm, Blue Ridge
Learn and improve your chess game. For tweens/teens. Space is limited; call 540-928-2900 to register.
Find even more events at BOCOLibraries.info.