Tazewell County Public Library


How to make Homemade Seed Bombs @ Richlands Library
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Seed bombs are all natural balls made from soil and flour rolled in wild flower seeds. They attract bees and butterflies at maturity and continue to re-pollinate the area. Life sustainable levels.

Learn to make environmentally friendly, family safe, seed bombs that will help increase natural plant life in our communities. Seed Bombs make gardening fun and easy for all ages.

This is part of How to series for Summer 2019.

Trivia Night @ Painted Peak Brewery
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Tazewell Library will run a Trivia Night at the Painted Peak Brewery on Main Street Tazewell. Test your knowledge as a team or by yourself at this family event. Call the library or Painted Peak Brewery at 988-7325 to see if trivia night has been rescheduled.

Murder at the Library Book Club @ Tazewell Library
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you love snuggling up with a good mystery over a cup of tea? Do you like a heart pounding heist? Are you a fan of Law and Order? Enter the world of private detectives, police, criminals, and thieves. The new Murder at the Library Book Club will meet the third Thursday of every month at noon at the Tazewell Library.

For June 2019, choose from one of these four thrillers to read:

  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynne
  • The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
  • The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

We will have a bloody good time!


Open Mic Poetry Reading @ Tazewell Library
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at the Tazewell Library on Thursday, June 20 at 7pm for an Open Mic Poetry Reading. Read your own poem (yours or your favorite), sing a song, or tell a story. You do not need to read anything to join us for the night.

How to Play Chess (Beginners) @ Tazewell Library
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of playing Chess, including how to set up a chess board, the movement of all the pieces, and how to attack other pieces. This is a great, lifetime activity for all ages.

How to Make Blackout Poetry @ Bluefield Library
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Using pages from discarded or damaged books we will create unique poetry and art.

Pound Exercise Class @ Richlands Library
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Susan Lester Harris – Susan is a trained, certified Pound instructor at the Southwest Virginia Community College YMCA.

POUND® is the world’s first cardio exercise program that incorporates music, cardio workout routines, and techniques used by musicians while playing drums (sticks are provided by the instructor). Susan is qualified to work with both beginners and those who have regular exercise routines. It’s a lot of fun!

This is part of How to series for Summer 2019.

How to Enter Winning Entries into the County Fair @ Tazewell Librayr
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how to enter your horticulture, produce, crafts, or can goods into the Tazewell County Fair (July 16 – July 20th)? The Tazewell County Master Gardeners will show you how to have a winning entry this year.

How to Write Flash Fiction @ Richlands Library
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

In this two week session, you will learn how to write to write Flash Fiction, which is fiction that is composed in a few hundred words.

This session will be led by writer Maddie White.

1st session

  • Discuss what flash fiction is.
  • How to write it.
  • Start write first draft based on theme.
  • Pair up with a partner and help brainstorm/edit.

2nd session

  • Work on Final Draft.
  • Show them how to format.
  • How to submit for publication.
  • Prepare email.
  • Copy and paste the formatted document into email body.
  • Presentation of flash fiction to group.
First Friday Movie @ Tazewell Library
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come and watch a movie at the library as part of the First Fridays Celebration on Main Street in Tazewell. Bring a blanket or pillow and a favorite stuffed toy and enjoy some snacks while watching the movie. Kids under age 5 may attend if accompanied by an older sibling or adult. Sponsored by the Town of Tazewell and the Tazewell Area Chamber of Commerce. Please sign in at arrival.

Ages: 5 & Up

Our July 5th movie will be Kung Fu Panda.

Find out about all the other great children’s programs that are planned this summer.

  • Tazewell Library

    129 Main St.
    P.O. Box 929
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2541

  • Bluefield Library

    108 Huffard Drive
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1577

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  • Richlands Library

    102 Suffolk Avenue
    P.O. Box 860
    Richlands, VA 24641
    (276) 964-5282

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