June Events
Children's Summer
Reading Games
Friday, June 1 - Tuesday, July 31

Young readers ages 0-17 can complete reading activities for prizes. Register online and download your BINGO card. All instructions are included on BINGO card. You can also register and pick up your BINGO card at any Valley Library location starting on June 1st. The reading program ends on July 31st.

Adult Summer
Reading Program
Friday, June 1 - Tuesday, July 31

Readers ages 18 and up can complete reading activities for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate. To participate, pick up a Reading Takes You Everywhere BINGO card at the circulation desk. Complete any BINGO and turn in the card in exchange for a chance in the prize drawing. The reading program ends on July 31st.

Saturday, June 2
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for our Summer Reading kick off. Cartoonist Paul Merklein starts things off at 10:00 a.m . with an all-ages show. At 11:00 a.m. , show off your geekiest costume in the cosplay contest. At 12:00 p.m. head upstairs for old-school video games, cartooning lessons, crafts, a photo booth, and more. All ages.
Call 540-942-6746 to register.

Exhibit: Harry Potter's World:
Renaissance Science,
Magic, and Medicine
Saturday, June 2 - Friday, July 13

The magic in J. K. Rowling’s series of
Harry Potter novels is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. This special exhibit explores the intersection of these worlds, featuring highlights from the collections of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and curated by Elizabeth J. Bland.
    Illustration of dragon Konrad Gesner, Historiae Animalium, 1551 Courtesy National Library of Medicine 

Teen Game Night
Friday, June 8
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Teens are invited to a game night, with different video games and systems, plus a few board games. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12-17.
Movie Night at the Library
Friday, June 8, 6:30 p.m.
PG | 1 h 45 min | Animation, Comedy 
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt 

Wildlife Center:
Whoooo's Awake
in the Night?
Friday, June 15
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meet some of Virginia’s nocturnal animals, and learn how they adapt to sleeping during the day and being awake at night.
Ages 0-18 and families.

Book Club
Thursday, June 14, 4:00 p.m.
Read a novel, then meet to discuss.
Ask at the circulation desk to
check out your copy.
Read and Discuss
Tuesday, June 26, 7:00 p.m.
This monthly group reads and
discusses nonfiction books.
Ask at the circulation desk for the
current book.
Technology Classes
Advance registration required.

Intro to Computers
Friday, June 1, 11 a.m.

Apple Devices
Friday, June 15, 11 a.m.
Movie Night at the Library
Friday, June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
PG-13 | 1 h 59 min |   Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart
Swing & Sway
Ages 0-6
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Chat & Play
Ages 0-6
Mondays at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Board Games
All Ages
Mondays at 3:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Story Night & Hap py Tails
Ages 3+
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Mother Goose
Ages 0-3
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Story Time
Ages 3-5
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Summer Build
Ages 0-12
Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Teen Lock-In
Saturday, July 14
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
In the midst of our summer reading program the teens are invited to the library after closing for a lock-in. Join us for pizza, food, crafts, video games and flash light tag in the stacks. Registration and parental permission required. Ages 12-17.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thursday, July 19
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Bring your stuffed animal to the library for a pajama party! Leave them overnight for a stuffies-only sleepover, then pick them up the next morning and check the library’s Facebook to see what they were up to while you were at home asleep.