October Events
The Psychology of Immigrants and Refugees
Wednesday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.

Vamik Volkan, M.D., will discuss the psychology and mental health issues of immigrants and refugees, and of those who cross paths with them, along with the psychology of borders, from the Berlin Wall to Donald Trump. Volkan, an immigrant from Cyprus, is an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and past president of the International Society of Political Psychology and the American College of Psychoanalysts. His book, Immigrants and Refugees: Trauma, Perennial Mourning, Prejudice, and Border Psychology , was published in 2017.
Blanket Blockbuster
Monday, October 8, 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG
Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic
The Blue Ridge Tunnel
Tuesday, October 9, 2:00 p.m. 
Mary E. Lyons will discuss the 1858 construction of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Tunnel. Led by Claudius Crozet and constructed by Irish immigrants, the tunnel was one of the greatest engineering feats of its time. Lyons lives in Charlottesville and has written nineteen books, including The Blue Ridge Tunnel: A Remarkable Engineering Feat in Antebellum Virginia , published by The History Press in 2014.
Movie Night at the Library
Friday, October 12, 6:30 p.m.  
PG-13 | 1 h 46 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Stars: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms 
Midday Music: Kim & Gerry 
Monday, October 15, 12:00 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Kimball Swanson on guitar is joined by Gerry Choate on acoustic bass with music spanning the rich heritage of the Valley, including folk, country, rock, traditional, and original tunes. Light lunch provided.
Haunted Library
Saturday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
All ages
For one spooky night, the library becomes the haunted town of Archville and transforms into ghoulish fun for those who dare enter. Please be advised, some themes may be too scary for children. The Children’s Area will be open for parents with little children. The event is free and has a suggested donation of $1.00. Proceeds from the Haunted Library go to the Friends of the Library to support Library programs.
Movie Night at the Library
Friday, October 26, 6:30 p.m. 
A Quiet Place
PG-13 | 1h 30min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi 
In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds 
Bark and Boo
Tuesday, October 30, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wear your Halloween costume to this spooky story time party. We’ll have snacks, make a craft, and take some time to read to our costumed canine therapy dogs from Positive Paws. T his event is a story time and party attended by trained Positive Paws therapy dogs. The only animals allowed are from Positive Paws. Children and caregivers are encouraged to come in costume.
Book Club
Thursday, October 11, 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, October 23, 7:00 p.m.

This monthly group reads and
discusses nonfiction books.
Ask at the circulation desk for the
current book.
Android Devices
Thursday, October 4, 11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of using a device that runs on Google’s Android operating system, including navigation, settings and downloading apps.

Tablet Basics
Friday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.
Learn basic features and functions of your tablet including navigation, connecting Wi-Fi, downloading apps, and adjusting settings. Please bring your tablet to this class. Advanced registration required.
Teen Night
Saturday, November 3
6:00 - 8:30 p.m .

After-hours flashlight tag, pizza, and fun. Ages 12-18.
Registration required.
Amazing Teacher: Celebrate
Saturday, November 10
11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the joy of reading! Magic, music, comedy, and – most importantly – books. All ages. 
The Friends of the Library
have expanded the book sale
area on the first floor.
Be sure to check it out next time you are in!