Tazewell County Public Library

A Week of Stories

Local Author Event

Join us on Saturday, April 27 from 9am - 1pm for a Local Author Event at the Tazewell Library. Meet and purchase books from ten local authors at this event.  Learn More

Story Telling Event

Join us at the Tazewell Library on Friday, May 3 at 1pm for a storytelling event for adults with our featured storytellers Rema Keen and Deb Linkous. This is part of our "Week of Stories" at the Tazewell Library.  Learn More

Memoir Writing Workshop

Join us at the Tazewell Library on Tuesday, April 30 at 6pm to take party in a Memoir Writing Workshop presented by Crystal Kieloch, Instructor of English at Bluefield College. Get tips on how to start writing your life's story today. No previous writing experience required. Learn More

Poetry Reading

Join us at the Tazewell Library on Thursday, April 25 at 7pm for an Open Mic Poetry Reading. Read your own poem (or your favorite), sing a song, or tell a story. Learn More

Register for Kids Science Programs

Girls Who Code

For this Spring & Summer, TCPL is excited to partner with Girls Who Code, a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology. Girls Who Code Clubs are FREE programs for 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade girls to join the sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use computer science to change the world. Learn More


Rising 6th - 8th graders will have a blast at our 2019 STEM Camp, held from June 17-21 at our Tazewell Main Library. Kids will have the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math through a myriad of hands-on activities. Learn More and Register Today. Learn More

Murder at the Library Book Club

Meeting the third Thursday of every month, the Murder at the Library Book Club is a great way to find new authors and to meet new people.  For the April 18, 2019 meeting, choose one of these four books to read:

  • Rosanna by Maj Sjowall
  • The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Alder-Olsen
  • The Snowman by Jo Nesbo
  • The Girl with the Dragoon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Learn More

More Book Clubs

Tazewell Club

The Tazewell Book Club will read Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. We meet Wednesday, April 10 from noon to 1:30pm. Learn More

Richlands Club

Join us Monday, April 15, at 4:30 pm at the Richlands Library to discuss Radium Girls by Kate Moore. Call for more information: 276-964-5282. Learn More

Brew & Books

Join us on Thursday, April 4 at Painted Peak Brewing in Tazewell, VA as we read Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. 10% off discount on food and drinks. Learn More

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Blood Pressure Screening

Provided by Carilion Clinic. Stop by one of our libraries for free blood pressure & blood sugar screening. 

Tazewell: Fri., Apr. 12 from 11am - 1pm

Richlands: Fri., Apr. 26 from 11am - 1pm

Trivia Night

The Tazewell Library runs a Trivia Night at the Painted Peak Brewery on Main Street Tazewell on Wednesday, April 3 & 17 at 7pm. Test your knowledge as a team or by yourself at this family event. Learn More

Youth Programs

Spring Celebration

Celebrate Spring! Join us for fun crafts, games, and Springtime stories on Tuesday, April 11 at 6pm. Call the Bluefield Library at (276) 326-1577 for more details. Learn More

Spring Paper Mache Egg Painting

Stop by the Richlands Library to paint your own paper mache egg in preparation for Spring on Monday, April 15th! Sign ups required for needed materials and refreshments. Call the Richlands Library at (276) 964-5282 for details or to sign up. Learn More

Garden Club Early Planting

For ages 5 -12 years old, join us for early planting day! Learn about gardening basics and get your hands dirty while planting vegetables! Call the Tazewell Library at (276) 988-2541 for more details and to sign up. Learn More

Spring Fling

Spring has Sprung at the Tazewell Library! Join us for a celebration of spring and flowers, eggs and bunnies on Thursday, April 4 at 6pm. Crafts, games and fun for the whole family! Call the library at (276) 988-2541 for more details or to sign up. Learn More

Mother Goose on the Loose

For ages 0 to 3, Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning nursery rhyme program for children from birth through age 3 at the Tazewell Library on Tuesdays at 10am.  Learn More

Teen Tuesdays

Come to the Bluefield Library Tuesdays at 3:45pm after school for educational and exciting programs geared towards teens ages 12 and up. Board games, tech gadgets, and movies. Learn More

Story Time

For ages 2 to 5 years old, Story Time is a great early learning experience! Listen to stories, play instruments, wave scarves and make crafts. Join in the fun!

Bluefield: Mon. @ 10:30am SIGN UP

Richlands: Thurs. @ 11:30am

Tazewell: Tues. @ 11:00am SIGN UP

After School Program

Come to the library after school for educational and exciting programs geared towards kids from k-5th grade. Enjoy stories, crafts, games and snacks and experience the treasures of your public library. Call the library to sign up. 

Bluefield: Mondays @ 4:15pm

Tazewell: Mondays @ 3:30pm

Lego Club

For children in Kindergarten to 5th grade, join other Lego enthusiasts and create unique and colorful constructions.  Call the library to sign up.   Learn More

Bluefield: Wednesdays @ 4:15pm

Richlands: Tuesdays @ 3:45pm

Tazewell: Tuesdays @ 3:30pm

Tween Tech & Games

Join us at the Tazewell Library  on Wednesdays starting March 20 for Tween Tech and Games. We will explore new technologies and play games. This is for ages 8 & Up. Call the library at (276) 988-2541 to sign up. Learn More

Ongoing Tazewell Programs

Sit 'n Stitch

Join us on Saturday, April 6 & 13th at 10am at the Tazewell Library. We welcome anyone interested in knitting and/or crocheting.  Learn More

Chess Club

Join us on Saturday, April 13th at 9am at the Tazewell Library for the chess club. This club is for all ages & all skill levels.  Learn More

Game Day

Play board and card games at this all ages event every Friday at the Tazewell Library at 3:30pm.  Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn More

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Coming Up in April!

Children Programs
Adult Programs

Tazewell County Public Library

Bluefield: (276) 326-1577 | Richlands: (276) 964-5282 | Tazewell: (276) 988-2541