Serving all of Cherokee County!

Serving all of Cherokee County!

Library Events

June 1, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)

    June 1, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Blacksburg Museum, 100 N Shelby St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm, Blacksburg Police Department will read stories, set up crafts, and provide snacks in the Blacksburg Museum. We'd love to see you there!
     
    This is an Off-Site Event located at the Blacksburg Museum across from the Police Department.
    100 N. Shelby St. Blacksburg, SC 29702 

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  • Children: Summer Reading Begins! (All Ages)

    June 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: Let's read, attend events, and earn prizes all summer long. Visit your local library branch for more information on how to register. 
     
    Books, Activities, and Challenges can be logged from June 1st through August 11th. 
     
    All ages can participate in the program. No library card required. All programs are free to the public.

    Attention Camp Counselors, Daycare Employees, Club Leaders, Churches, and any other organization wishing to bring a group of 5 or more to any event: PLEASE CONTACT THE YOUTH SERVICES MANAGER TO VERIFY THAT WE CAN ACCOMMODATE YOUR GROUP.

     

     

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  • Summer Reading Begins! (All Ages)

    June 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: Let's read, attend events, and earn prizes all summer long. Visit your local library branch for more information on how to register. 
     
    Books, Activities, and Challenges can be logged from June 1st through August 11th. 
     
    All ages can participate in the program. No library card required. All programs are free to the public.

    Attention Camp Counselors, Daycare Employees, Club Leaders, Churches, and any other organization wishing to bring a group of 5 or more to any event: PLEASE CONTACT THE YOUTH SERVICES MANAGER TO VERIFY THAT WE CAN ACCOMMODATE YOUR GROUP.

     

     

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June 2, 2023
  • Author Marie Bostwick

    June 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Visit with author Marie Bostwick as she discusses her newest book, Esme Cahill Fails Spectacularly.

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  • Blacksburg Gentle Yoga

    June 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    We'll be meeting at the Blacksburg Library this week. Improve your flexibility, balance, and overall well-being through gentle stretches, mindfulness, and breathing practices. The classes are free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food. The class is open to all levels. Bring a mat or beach towel. Chairs will be available for those that may have difficulty moving to and from the floor.

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  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)

    June 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    All Together Now: Visit the Blacksburg Library to get your Summer Reading Start-Up Craft Bags. Available while supplies last.

     

     

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June 5, 2023
  • Children: Summer Reading Kick-Off (All Ages)

    June 5, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: It's a community event free for all ages! Get more info about how to participate in this year's reading program. Then, chill out inside the library while you make sticker crafts, pop giant bubbles outside, and explore community vehicles in our parking lot for our Touch-a--Truck Event. Bring your friends and family. The Kona Ice Truck and The Gaffney Fire Department will be joining us for this event.

     

     

     

     

     

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June 6, 2023
  • Zumba

    June 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Zumba is coming back to the Gaffney Library starting January 10th! The best part about this news is it's free as long as you bring a can of animal food or a can non-perishable food to help out a local non-profit. Bonus: Bring your kids to the library for a special mini craft time during Zumba & special dance at the end of the program.

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  • Children: The Dancing Fleas Musical Performance & Instrument Building Activity (All Ages)

    June 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Bring your family and friends and join us for a live musical performance from America's premier ukulele band, The Dancing Fleas. Once we've gotten our wiggles and energy all danced out, attendees will build their own kazoo-like instrument using provided supplies.



     

     

     

     

     

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June 7, 2023
  • Children: Interactive Play Day: City Building! (All Ages)

    June 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Interactive Play Day: City Building! Blocks, magnets, grocery store pretend play, and more. This drop in program is open to all ages with parent supervision.

     

     

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June 8, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)

    June 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Blacksburg Museum, 100 N Shelby St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm, Blacksburg Police Department will read stories, set up crafts, and provide snacks in the Blacksburg Museum. We'd love to see you there!
     
    This is an Off-Site Event located at the Blacksburg Museum across from the Police Department.
    100 N. Shelby St. Blacksburg, SC 29702 

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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)

    June 8, 2023 @ 11:00 am - June 9, 2023 @ 12:30 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves: Build a healthier community with us in this 4 part weekly series hosted by Clemson SNAP-ED. This fun, interactive program encourages children to get excited about healthy eating and physical activity all summer long. Join us weekly on Thursdays from June 8th - 29th. We’ll be featuring music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids ages 6 –12 and their families to choose more fruits & veggies, water, and daily physical activity. This program is limited to the first 25 attendees that arrive.

     

     

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June 9, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)

    June 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    All Together Now: Visit the Blacksburg Library to pick-up a grab and go craft bag. Available while supplies last.

     

     

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  • Gentle Yoga

    June 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Improve your flexibility, balance, and overall well-being through gentle stretches, mindfulness, and breathing practices. The classes are free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food. The class is open to all levels. Bring a mat or beach towel. Chairs will be available for those that may have difficulty moving to and from the floor.

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  • Author Victoria Benton Frank

    June 9, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Visit with author Victoria Benton Frank.

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June 12, 2023
  • Teens: Japanimania Kick-Off (Ages 13-18)

    June 12, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Kick-Off this summer with an anime & craft marathon. Teens can drop in for this event or stay for the entire time. We'll vote on anime to watch, feast on snacks, and create mini crafts.

     

     

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June 13, 2023
  • Zumba

    June 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Zumba is coming back to the Gaffney Library starting January 10th! The best part about this news is it's free as long as you bring a can of animal food or a can non-perishable food to help out a local non-profit. Bonus: Bring your kids to the library for a special mini craft time during Zumba & special dance at the end of the program.

    See more details

  • Children: Read to the Dogs (Ages 6-12)

    June 13, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: Practice reading in front of a live therapy dog audience. Children can read solo, with a friend, or with their family. Library staff & dog owners will be present at all times. This program is for children ages 6 -12, all reading levels welcome.

     

     


     

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June 14, 2023
  • Children: Music & Movement Storytime: Zooming Zumba (Ages 5-12)

    June 14, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    Innov8tion Point 345 E Floyd Baker Blvd, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Zooming Zumba: We're zooming out of the library and meeting at Innov8tion Point this morning for a special Storytime Event! This program is geared towards ages 5 -12 (siblings are welcome, but might not be able to fully participate in the program). Bring your dancing shoes and comfy clothes as we learn about the origins of Zumba and learn some moves. Parent participation welcomed and encouraged.

    Off-Site Program Location: Innov8tion Point 345 E Floyd Baker Blvd, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Look for signs on where to park.

     

     

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June 15, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)

    June 15, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Blacksburg Museum, 100 N Shelby St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm, Blacksburg Police Department will read stories, set up crafts, and provide snacks in the Blacksburg Museum. We'd love to see you there!
     
    This is an Off-Site Event located at the Blacksburg Museum across from the Police Department.
    100 N. Shelby St. Blacksburg, SC 29702 

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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)

    June 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - June 16, 2023 @ 12:30 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves: Build a healthier community with us in this 4 part weekly series hosted by Clemson SNAP-ED. This fun, interactive program encourages children to get excited about healthy eating and physical activity all summer long. Join us weekly on Thursdays from June 8th - 29th. We’ll be featuring music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids ages 6 –12 and their families to choose more fruits & veggies, water, and daily physical activity. This program is limited to the first 25 attendees that arrive.

     

     

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June 16, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)

    June 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    All Together Now: Visit the Blacksburg Library to pick-up a grab and go craft bag. Available while supplies last.

     

     

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  • Gentle Yoga

    June 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Improve your flexibility, balance, and overall well-being through gentle stretches, mindfulness, and breathing practices. The classes are free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food. The class is open to all levels. Bring a mat or beach towel. Chairs will be available for those that may have difficulty moving to and from the floor.

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June 19, 2023
  • Children: B-Rad The Kids Magician (All Ages)

    June 19, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Are you ready for some fun, giggles, and exciting magic? Time to make some new friends through kindness and magic. Everyone will have great fun participating in the magic while learning the importance of friendship and kindness while working together. "A Friendship Adventure with B-Rad" celebrates friendship, part of the 2023 national library theme, while focusing on the importance of reading books. 

    B-Rad will be at the Gaffney Library at 11:00am & the Blacksburg Library at 2:00pm.

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Children: Blacksburg B-Rad the Kids Magician (All Ages)

    June 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Are you ready for some fun, giggles, and exciting magic? Time to make some new friends through kindness and magic. Everyone will have great fun participating in the magic while learning the importance of friendship and kindness while working together. "A Friendship Adventure with B-Rad" celebrates friendship, part of the 2023 national library theme, while focusing on the importance of reading books.

    B-Rad will be at the Gaffney Library at 11:00am & the Blacksburg Library at 2:00pm.

     

     

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  • Teens: Art Journaling (Ages 13-18)

    June 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Start an art journal using a variety of stickers, pens, and dazzling add ins. All supplies provided. 

    We'll be meeting in the glass conference room in the back of the library today.

     

     

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  • Author Anabelle Monaghan

    June 19, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Visit with author Anabelle Monaghan.

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June 20, 2023
  • Zumba

    June 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Zumba is coming back to the Gaffney Library starting January 10th! The best part about this news is it's free as long as you bring a can of animal food or a can non-perishable food to help out a local non-profit. Bonus: Bring your kids to the library for a special mini craft time during Zumba & special dance at the end of the program.

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  • Children: Movie Screening of Inside Out with NAMI (All Ages)

    June 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Emotions can be challenging for everyone. Take a deep breath and join us as a family for a special event hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Children will be watching the movie, Inside Out [PG] 1hr. 35 min. This movie follows Riley, as she works through her emotions after moving into a new home with her family. Parents are invited to listen to a presentation on how they can explore and discuss emotions with their child. Snacks will be served.

    This movie screening is for children and their caregivers.

     

     

     

     

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June 21, 2023
  • Children: Storytime (Ages 0-5)

    June 21, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: The Cherokee Literacy Council will be hosting this Storytime. Bring your friends and family to listen to stories, music, engage in sensory activities, build literacy skills, and create crafts. Each Storytime session will be themed around friendship this summer and feature different books and activities. We hope to see you there!

     

     

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June 22, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)

    June 22, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Blacksburg Museum, 100 N Shelby St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm, Blacksburg Police Department will read stories, set up crafts, and provide snacks in the Blacksburg Museum. We'd love to see you there!
     
    This is an Off-Site Event located at the Blacksburg Museum across from the Police Department.
    100 N. Shelby St. Blacksburg, SC 29702 

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  • LIBRARY CLOSED

    June 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    THE BLACKSBURG LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY FOR STAFF TRAINING.

     

     

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  • LIBRARY CLOSED

    June 22, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    THE GAFFNEY LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY FOR STAFF TRAINING.

     

     

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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)

    June 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am - June 23, 2023 @ 12:30 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves: Build a healthier community with us in this 4 part weekly series hosted by Clemson SNAP-ED. This fun, interactive program encourages children to get excited about healthy eating and physical activity all summer long. Join us weekly on Thursdays from June 8th - 29th. We’ll be featuring music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids ages 6 –12 and their families to choose more fruits & veggies, water, and daily physical activity. This program is limited to the first 25 attendees that arrive.

     

     

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June 23, 2023
  • LIBRARY CLOSED

    June 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    THE GAFFNEY LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY FOR STAFF TRAINING.

     

     

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  • LIBRARY CLOSED

    June 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    THE BLACKSBURG LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY FOR STAFF TRAINING.

     

     

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June 26, 2023
  • Teens: Movie Screening: Shrek (Ages 13-18)

    June 26, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    Immerse yourselves in Shrek's Swamp during this movie screening [PG] 1hr. 30min. Bring all your friends on this classic fairy-tale adventure. Snacks will be served.

     

     

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June 27, 2023
  • Zumba

    June 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Zumba is coming back to the Gaffney Library starting January 10th! The best part about this news is it's free as long as you bring a can of animal food or a can non-perishable food to help out a local non-profit. Bonus: Bring your kids to the library for a special mini craft time during Zumba & special dance at the end of the program.

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  • Craft & Chat (Ages 18+)

    June 27, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Join us at the Cherokee County Public Library in Gaffney for our Adult Craft and Chat: Let's Make a Decorative Jar. We'll be using patterned napkins and Mod Podge to transform our jars. For more questions call 864-487-2711. Adults only, please.

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June 28, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Movie: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (All Ages)

    June 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Families are welcome to join us at the Blacksburg Library for a movie screening of the Lyle, Lyle Crocodile [PG] 1hr. 46min. Come see your favorite children's book character brought to life in this movie adaptation. Snacks will be served.

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  • Children: Read to the Dogs (Ages 6-12)

    June 28, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    All Together Now: Practice reading in front of a live therapy dog audience. Children can read solo, with a friend, or with their family. Library staff & dog owners will be present at all times. This program is for children ages 6 -12, all reading levels welcome.

     

     


     

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June 29, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)

    June 29, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Blacksburg Museum, 100 N Shelby St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    Every Thursday at 1:00pm, Blacksburg Police Department will read stories, set up crafts, and provide snacks in the Blacksburg Museum. We'd love to see you there!
     
    This is an Off-Site Event located at the Blacksburg Museum across from the Police Department.
    100 N. Shelby St. Blacksburg, SC 29702 

    See more details

  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)

    June 29, 2023 @ 11:00 am - June 30, 2023 @ 12:30 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA

    MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves: Build a healthier community with us in this 4 part weekly series hosted by Clemson SNAP-ED. This fun, interactive program encourages children to get excited about healthy eating and physical activity all summer long. Join us weekly on Thursdays from June 8th - 29th. We’ll be featuring music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids ages 6 –12 and their families to choose more fruits & veggies, water, and daily physical activity. This program is limited to the first 25 attendees that arrive.

     

     

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June 30, 2023
  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)

    June 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 201 S Rutherford St, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA

    All Together Now: Visit the Blacksburg Library to pick-up a grab and go craft bag. Available while supplies last.

     

     

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  • Gentle Yoga

    June 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Improve your flexibility, balance, and overall well-being through gentle stretches, mindfulness, and breathing practices. The classes are free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food. The class is open to all levels. Bring a mat or beach towel. Chairs will be available for those that may have difficulty moving to and from the floor.

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June 2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Children: Summer Reading Begins! (All Ages)
  • Summer Reading Begins! (All Ages)
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)
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  • Blacksburg Gentle Yoga
  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)
  • Author Marie Bostwick
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  • Children: Summer Reading Kick-Off (All Ages)
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  • Zumba
  • Children: The Dancing Fleas Musical Performance & Instrument Building Activity (All Ages)
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  • Children: Interactive Play Day: City Building! (All Ages)
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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)
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  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Author Victoria Benton Frank
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  • Teens: Japanimania Kick-Off (Ages 13-18)
13
  • Zumba
  • Children: Read to the Dogs (Ages 6-12)
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  • Children: Music & Movement Storytime: Zooming Zumba (Ages 5-12)
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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)
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  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)
  • Gentle Yoga
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  • Children: B-Rad The Kids Magician (All Ages)
  • Children: Blacksburg B-Rad the Kids Magician (All Ages)
  • Teens: Art Journaling (Ages 13-18)
  • Author Anabelle Monaghan
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  • Zumba
  • Children: Movie Screening of Inside Out with NAMI (All Ages)
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  • Children: Storytime (Ages 0-5)
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  • LIBRARY CLOSED
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)
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  • LIBRARY CLOSED
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
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  • Teens: Movie Screening: Shrek (Ages 13-18)
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  • Zumba
  • Craft & Chat (Ages 18+)
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  • Children: Blacksburg Movie: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (All Ages)
  • Children: Read to the Dogs (Ages 6-12)
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  • Children: MyPlate: Summer Food, Summer Moves (Ages 6-12)
  • Children: Blacksburg Story Patrol (Off-Site Event)
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  • Children: Blacksburg Craft Bags (All Ages)
  • Gentle Yoga