The Roanoke City Library monthly event magazine is now updated. They have many ongoing book clubs and monthly events as well as several special features this month.
MystiCon Crossover Event on February 21, at Roanoke City Main Library from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Description:The Roanoke Public Libraries/MystiCon crossover begins here! Come to the Main Library on February 21 to get a preview of some of the amazing guests appearing at MystiCon 2013. Strange Aeons (Live Action Roleplayers) will begin an interactive game at 5:30. Guest author Keith R A DeCandido (Star Trek novels, Farscape comics, Resident Evil novelizations, and many more!) will be doing a talk and Q&A at 6. After the talk, stick around for food, fun, and nerdcore rapper Devo Slice! Start off a great weekend of art and imagination with this “can’t miss” event!
Lunar New Year Celebration on February 9, at Williamson Road Library from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Description: One of this world’s most popular Winter Celebrations is the Lunar New Year, celebrated in China, Vietnam, Japan, and other Asian countries. This holiday marks the beginning of a new year, new luck, and fresh ideas. In addition to learning about this important holiday, we will have food and crafts and broaden our understanding of the Asian world.
Sweet Talk with Chef Hobbs on February 12, from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm at Roanoke City Main Library
Description: Join the Roanoke Public Libraries as we invite Pastry Chef Hobbs for a special Valentine’s Day Program. Make easy truffles, try some chocolate bacon, and some tips and tricks she’s learned from her schooling.