October Movie Madness
Wednesdays at 3 PM
October 2, Hotel Transylvania (PG)
October 9, Monster House (PG)
October 16, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (G)
October 23, Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)

Halloween Week
Monday - Thursday at 3 PM 
Monday, October 28, Corpse Bride (PG)
Tuesday, October 29, ParaNorman (PG)
Wednesday, October 30, The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)
Thursday, October 31, Goosebumps (PG)
Meditation for Inner Peace
Tuesday, October 1, 7:00 PM
All over the world, many people are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Learn how meditation can bring a healing power to help you in all spheres of your life. Gerry Gorman will share a simple, yet powerful technique that will be explained and practiced during the session.
Teen Game Nights
Friday, October 4 & October 18
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Video games, board games, card games, and most importantly, snacks!
Ages 12-18.  
Scams & Identity Theft
Tuesday, October 8, 10:30 a.m.
Scammers try to collect your information to apply for credit cards, withdraw money from your bank account, steal your identity, or to sell your information to others. A representative from the local Better Business Bureau (BBB) will share the latest information on how you can protect yourself from scams and identity theft.
Midday Music:
Valley Harmony Chorus
Wednesday, October 9, 12:00 p.m.
This octet of ladies from Staunton, Harrisonburg and Waynesboro perform songs arranged in four-part harmony known as barbershop. Light lunch provided.
Movie Night at the Library
Friday, October 11, 6:30 PM
The Upside
PG-13 | 2 hour 6 minutes | Comedy, Drama 
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
Stars: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, and Nicole Kidman 
Blanket Blockbuster
Friday, October 14, 6:30 PM
Toy Story 4
G | 1 hour 40 minutes | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.
Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Annie Potts
Library Brewery Trivia
Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
at Seven Arrows Brewery
Come to Seven Arrows Brewery for an evening of craft beer and trivia fun hosted by the Valley Libraries. Teams can consist of up to six adults. Prizes will be rewarded for first and second place winners. Ages 21 and up. The trivia is free—beer and snacks are on you.
Youth Resilience & Our Community
Wednesday, October 23rd, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a screening of the documentary Paper Tigers which shows one high school's unlikely success story after the entire community came together to support its students with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). The film will be followed by a high level panel discussion of how YOU can help support these students in our local community.
Haunted Library
Saturday, October 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Welcome back to another Halloween in Archville. Stay on guard as things have been turned a bit Upside Down. Please be advised, some themes may be too scary for children. The Children's Area will be open for parents with little children. This event is free with a suggested donation of $1.00. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Library to support library programs.
Bark & Boo
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Come in costume and read to our Positive Paws therapy dogs, as we play games, make some crafts, and have a treat.
Knitting Group
Every Monday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Love to knit or crochet? Bring your latest project and come to our weekly knitting group. All skill levels welcome.
Book Club
Thursday, October 10, 4:00 p.m.
Read a novel, then meet to discuss with others. Ask at the circulation desk to check out the current book which is Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine  by Gail Honeyman.

Read & Discuss
Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 p.m.
This group reads and discusses nonfiction books. Ask at the circulation desk to check out the current book which is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shatterly. 
Intro to PowerPoint
Friday, October 4, 11:00 a.m.
Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to add and delete slides, change slide layouts, format text, select themes and add graphics to a presentation. Advance registration required. Registration by calling the library or at the circulation desk.

Intro to Excel
Friday, October 28, 11:00 a.m.
Learn how to use Microsoft Excel's cells, worksheets, and workbooks easily to manipulate, calculate, and format numbers and other types of data. Advance registration required. Registration open by calling the library or at the circulation desk.
Great Decisions Discussion Group
October 14, 1:30 p.m. 
If you enjoy the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions on PBS, this is the group for you! Read a 10-13 page article in the Great Decisions Briefing Book (available in the library), then meet to discuss. The October topic will be “The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested”.
Be sure to check out the Friends' ongoing Book Sale the next time you are in--featuring fiction, nonfiction, children's books, DVDs, VHS, music & paperbacks.
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