Love chess? Come play a new opponent at chess club, and up your game! Chess club will meet every Thursday in July. Kids & teens only. *This program is sponsored by the Lamplighters.
Save the Date: Tuesday, Decemeber 5 Tree Lighting Ceremony
This year, the Radford Public Library will kick off the holiday festivities with the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 5. Events at the Library will include photos with Santa, Storytime crafts, Christmas carols with the Women’s Chorale, and bell music with the United Methodist Handbell Choir. The tree will be lit at 6:30 PM prior to the City of Radford Holiday Parade of Lights which steps off at 7 PM on the same evening!
Coloring Therapy for Adults – your monthly prescription
We’ve purchased new coloring books and additional coloring supplies to enhance the Coloring Therapy for Adults program. Beginning at 11:30 AM on the last Thursday of each month, Coloring Therapy is for adults aged 15 years and up. Listen to relaxing music, talk with a friend, and color until your worries have receded! Can’t find the time to stay and color? Stop by and pick up a coloring page or two to take home with you.
Wednesday, October 25 @ 11:30 am
Books into Movies: Blade Runner 2049
“Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” Phillip K. Dick certainly wondered, and now you can too. Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford star in Blade Runner 2049, a long awaited sequel to 1982’s Blade Runner. Read the book at the Radford Public Library, or see the new movie at the Radford Theatre.
Make A Recycled Halloween Costume!
Get ready for the upcoming Halloween holiday and learn how to create your own fantastical Halloween costume with recycled materials. Grades 7-12
Tuesday, October 24 @ 3:30 pm
You Are Who You Read
Imagine yourself as a character in your favorite novel. You’ll work with Radford university art students to create an artistic photograph starring… YOU!! For ages 8+
Wednesday, October 25@ 3:30 pm
Monday, October 30 @ 3:3- pm
MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS!
Saturday Superhero Movie Matinee: Big Hero 6
From the creators of Wreck-It Ralph and Frozen comes a story with big heart. A plus-size inflatable robot Baymax and his friend team up to form a band of high-tech heroes. 108 min; Rated PG.
Saturday, October 21 @ 2 pm
Staff Spotlight: Claire
Claire is the library’s cataloger. She has worked here for 6 years. While she recently earned her Master’s Degree in Library Sciences, her undergraduate degree was in Music and Vocal Performance, which she accompanies with a ukulele.