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Pet Supply Drive

All Day 6/14 - 6/17
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults, Family/All Ages
Event Details:
We are excited to offer a pet supply drive to benefit the Lynchburg Humane Society (LHS)! Donation bins are located inside the front entrance of the Main Library. Thank you for your support! Items we are collecting include: Purina Cat o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family/All Ages" group.

Storytime Around Town (Virtual)

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual Event
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Family/All Ages
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook for a monthly virtual storytime at 10:30 AM. Each storytime will take place at a unique location around the Lynchburg community! Each storytime will have stories, songs, rhymes, and more information about our community partne...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Studio Day - Tweens and Teens Art Show

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary, Middle, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
You can work on your artwork for the Art Show at home this summer, but you are also welcome to attend our Open Studio Days! Come hang out with other Tweens and Teens and make use of our art supplies! Participants will have access to a selection of...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

STEAM

10:30am - 11:00am
STEAM, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary, Middle
Program Type: STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for fun and educational STEAM programs this summer! Attendees will learn about various science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Parents/guardians do not att...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

STEAM

1:30pm - 2:00pm
STEAM, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary, Middle
Program Type: STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for fun and educational STEAM programs this summer! Attendees will learn about various science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Parents/guardians do not att...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Kids ages 2-5 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Storytime each Wednesday in June & July! Storytime will feature fun stories, songs, rhymes, and more to promote early literacy. Please register EACH...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family/All Ages" group.

Cooks & Books: Pet Treats (Virtual)

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Cooking, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual Event
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Family/All Ages
Program Type: Cooking, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Event Details:
Cooks & Books, our fun, virtual cooking class for kids, is back for 2021! Join Youth Services staff in celebrating some favorite children’s books with easy, literary-inspired recipes that you’ll love to make! Cooks & Books: Pe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Kids ages 2-5 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Storytime each Wednesday in June & July! Storytime will feature fun stories, songs, rhymes, and more to promote early literacy. Please register EACH...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Junior Explorers (Ages 5-7)

10:30am - 11:15am
STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Please register EACH person in your party who will be attending--kid(s) AND adult(s)! Kids ages 5-7 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Junior Explorers each Thursday in June & July! Each ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Adult Craft Day

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crafts aren't just for kids! Adults ages 18+ are welcome to drop in and make a craft. This month's craft is a clothespin alligator. Program attendance is limited to 20 participants at a time.   ...

Juneteenth

All Day
Branches:
Main Branch, Downtown Branch & Public Law Library
Description:
The Lynchburg Public Library will be closed on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. ...

Juneteenth

All Day
Branches:
Main Branch, Downtown Branch & Public Law Library
Description:
The Lynchburg Public Library will be closed on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

STEAM

10:30am - 11:00am
STEAM, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary, Middle
Program Type: STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for fun and educational STEAM programs this summer! Attendees will learn about various science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Parents/guardians do not att...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

STEAM

1:30pm - 2:00pm
STEAM, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary, Middle
Program Type: STEAM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for fun and educational STEAM programs this summer! Attendees will learn about various science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts through hands-on activities. Parents/guardians do not att...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Chess

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Games/Trivia
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games/Trivia
Event Details:
Adults of all ages and abilities are welcome to join us for an evening of chess every Tuesday from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Adult Services department. Players are encouraged to bring a chess set if they own one.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family/All Ages" group.

Bedtime Storytime & Stuffed Animal Sleepover

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime, Summer Reading
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Family/All Ages
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Please register EACH person in your party who will be attending--kid(s) AND adult(s)! Kids of all ages (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us for a monthly Bedtime Storytime and stuffed animal sleepover at 6:30 PM. Sto...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime, Summer Reading
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Kids ages 2-5 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Storytime each Wednesday in June & July! Storytime will feature fun stories, songs, rhymes, and more to promote early literacy. Please register EACH...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Kids ages 2-5 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Storytime each Wednesday in June & July! Storytime will feature fun stories, songs, rhymes, and more to promote early literacy. Please register EACH...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Junior Explorers (Ages 5-7)

10:30am - 11:15am
STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Please register EACH person in your party who will be attending--kid(s) AND adult(s)! Kids ages 5-7 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Junior Explorers each Thursday in June & July! Each ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Junior Explorers (Ages 5-7)

1:30pm - 2:15pm
STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary
Program Type: STEAM, Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Please register EACH person in your party who will be attending--kid(s) AND adult(s)! Kids ages 5-7 (and parents/guardians*) are invited to join us at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM for Junior Explorers each Thursday in June & July! Each ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Family/All Ages" group.

Virtual Family Trivia

All Day
Games/Trivia, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual Event
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary, Middle, Teens, Family/All Ages
Program Type: Games/Trivia, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Event Details:
If you're looking for interactive virtual events the whole family can enjoy together, look no further! Each Friday from June 11 through July 30 at 10:30 AM (excluding June 18--the library will be closed that day in observance of Juneteenth), we will ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

Fun Fridays

10:30am - 11:30am
Arts & Crafts, Games/Trivia, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary, Middle
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Trivia, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
A craft and chat hour for tweens ages 10-12. Hang out with other tweens while you create a CD Scratch Art Fish to hang in your room at home! Following the craft event, tweens will have the opportunity to participate in an ocean themed trivia game.&nb...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle" group.

Fun Fridays

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Games/Trivia, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary, Middle
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Trivia, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
A craft and chat hour for tweens ages 10-12. Hang out with other tweens while you create a CD Scratch Art Fish to hang in your room at home! Following the craft event, tweens will have the opportunity to participate in an ocean themed trivia game.&nb...
This event is in the "Middle" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Trivia

All Day
Games/Trivia, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual Event
Age Group: Middle, Teens
Program Type: Games/Trivia, Summer Reading, Virtual/Online
Event Details:
A virtual TikTok and Vine inspired trivia for teens! Compete with friends and family on Kahoot as you see who has the most knowledge of these fun social media platforms. The link to this virtual trivia will be posted on Facebook and Instagram at...