Tazewell County Public Library

Fall Children's Programs

Fall Fest

Apples & Pumpkins & Scarecrows, Oh My! Join us for a story, crafts and games at the Tazewell Library on Thursday, September 26th at 6pm. Wear your favorite farm hat and bandanna and pose for a picture with a scarecrow.

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Talk Like a Pirate Day

Come to the Bluefield Library to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Thursday, September 19th at 4pm. Listen to pirate stories, do pirate crafts, eat pirate snacks, and learn to talk like a pirate!

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Lego Club

Join other Lego enthusiasts to create unique and colorful constructions. Kids love the unlimited open-ended possibilities of building with Legos. Legos are provided by the library. 

Bluefield: Mondays @ 4:15pm

Richlands: Tuesdays @ 3:30pm

Tazewell: Tuesdays @ 3:30pm


Story Time

Story Time is a great early learning experience! Listen to stories, play intruments, wave scarves and make crafts. Join in the fun!

Bluefield: Mondays @ 10:30am

Richlands: Thursdays @ 12:00pm

Tazewell: Tuesdays @ 11:00am

Girls Who Code

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.

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Garden Club Harvest

Harvest Time at the Tazewell Library on Thursday, September 12th at 3:30pm! Come and harvest vegetables from the library garden. Please sign up!

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Mother Goose on the Loose

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. 

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After School Program

Come to the library after school for educational and exciting programs geared towards kids from k-5th grade. Call to sign up.

Richlands: Thursdays @ 3:30

Tazewell: Mondays @ 3:30

Readers' Theater

Join us at the Tazewell Library for Readers’ Theater. This program offers a unique opportunity to collaborate and perform a play with other kids ages 8 and up. Call the library to sign up!

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Teen Programs

Teen D&D

Join us Friday afternoon for Teen Dungeons & Dragons (ages 14-17) at the Tazewell Library. Develop a character and go on epic adventures! All materials provided. No experience necessary & first-time players welcome! Call to sign up. 

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Teen Movies & Games

Come to the Bluefield Library after school on Tuesdays at 4:30pm for educational and exciting programs geared towards kids ages 12 and up. Enjoy board games, puzzle games, and movies. 

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Quilting Workshops

Please feel free to bring your own sewing machine.
Richlands: Tuesday, September 24 @ 2pm

Tazewell: Tuesday, September 3 @ 2pm

Adult Programs

Intro to Genealogy

Come to the Richlands Library on September 17th at 11am to learn the basic tools needed to begin acquiring information about your family’s past.

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D&D Club

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 19th at the Tazewell Library as we explore the world of Dungeons & Dragons. No supplies needed.There are limited spots so please call to sign up.

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Bluefield Writers Workshop

Join us at the Bluefield Library on Tuesday, September 10th  at 6:30pm. Local writers can bring their short writings to share with the group.  Instructor will provide ideas for future poetry projects.

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Book Clubs

Mystery Book Club

Meeting the third Thursday of every month at noon, the Murder at the Library Book Club is a great way to find new authors and to meet new people.  For the Thursday, September 19, 2019 meeting, read one of these Cozy Mysteries: 

  • The Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton
  • Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
  • The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall-Smith
  • Catering to Nobody by Diane Davidson

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Brew & Book Club

Join us on Thursday, September 5 at 5pm at Painted Peak Brewery in Tazewell, VA  for our monthly book club. This month we are reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed. 10% off discount on food and drinks.

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Richlands Club

Join us as we meet back up at the Richlands Library to discuss The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams on Monday, Sept. 16 at 4:30pm. We welcome new members to the book club. 

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Bluefield Club

Join us for our first Bluefield Book Club on Monday, September 9th at 10am. Choose between one of these two books or read both:

  • Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

We welcome all adults to this free book club. 

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Banned Book Club

September 22 - September 28 is Banned Book Week! We will read challenged book A Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood on Friday, September 27th at 1pm. We will discuss why this book was challenged and why books are banned and challenged in general. Stop by the library to pick up a copy.

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Ongoing Tazewell Programs

Sit 'n Stitch

Join us on Saturday, September 7th & 21st at 10am at the Tazewell Library. We welcome anyone interested in knitting and/or crocheting.  

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Chess Club

Join us on Saturday, September 21st at 9am at the Tazewell Library for the Chess Club. This club is for all ages & all skill levels. 

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Board Games for Adults

Join us on Saturday, September 14th at noon at the Tazewell Library to have fun and play modern board games with other adults.  Learn More

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Coming Up in September!

Children Programs
Adult Programs

Tazewell County Public Library

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