Library Happenings – July 22, 2017

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Radford

Chess Club

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.

Flocking and Fractals, July 24

Join Chris Miller of Mountain Trotter, Inc. for this free session exploring flocking patterns and fractals in computer programming. Registration is appreciated, but not required. Call to register, or email barbara.tait@radfordva.gov. 5:30-7:30 p.m. for adults, teens, and children ages 10+.

Virtual Reality, July 25

Come learn about the up-and-coming technology of Virtual Reality, and try it out for yourself with Richard Hammer of VR company GoJourni. Registration is appreciated. If you have questions about the program, or would like to register, call the library or email duncan.hall@radfordva.gov. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Radford Public Library

Coloring Therapy for Adults, July 26

Set your worries aside and come relax with crayons, markers and coloring pencils! We have the supplies you need and a variety of adult coloring books from which to select your next coloring project. This program is for adults and inner children only! 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. at Radford Public Library

Dinner and a Book, July 26, August 2

Sponsored by RCPS and the Summer Food Program, any child can eat dinner for free at our weekly programs. The whole family welcome – each week a family-friendly selection will be read aloud while you enjoy dinner. Kids eat free, and are served first; adults can eat if supplies last, for $3 – cash or check only, made out to RCPS Cafeteria. Program will run every Wednesday through August 2. 5 p.m. at Radford Library.

Read by Design Club, July 27

All ages are welcome for this monthly club (last Thursday in July). We will do hands-on activities inspired by favorite books. In July, we will make light-up poems using copper tape and LEDs, inspired by your favorite book or character. Come with your favorite story fresh in your mind.\

Brown Bag Book Club, August 9

Brown Bag Book Club meets at the library every second Wednesday of the month to enjoy discussion about a selected book. Our August selection is: “A Crack in the Edge of the World” by Simon Winchester.

Monday Afternoon Book Club, August 14

The Radford Monday Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets in the library’s meeting room on the second Monday of each month at 4:00pm. Everyone interested in these informal discussions is welcome to attend. The August discussion will focus on The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. Multiple copies of the books being discussed are available to be checked out at the library.

Coloring Therapy for Adults, August 30

11:30-1:00 p.m. at Radford Public Library. Set your worries aside and come relax with crayons, markers and coloring pencils! We have the supplies you need and a variety of adult coloring books from which to select your next coloring project. This program is for adults and inner children only!