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upcoming youth programs

Teen Chess & More
ages 12 and up

Meet other teens who love the challenge of a good chess game, or bring your favorite board game. Registration required.

Saturday, August 27th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Everyone loves balloons! We'll have stories and a craft about these fun party favorites.

Tuesday, August 30th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Do you like open spaces, back roads, and quiet sounds? If so, you'll enjoy our In the Country story time. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, August 31st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 1st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, September 3rd @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Discuss This!
ages 12 and up

Do you like to have good discussions about art, books, and everything else? Do you like to share your art and stories? If so, join us for our teen discussion group.

Saturday, September 3rd @ 2 p.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, September 6th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a STEM program about our Senses.

Tuesday, September 6th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

We'll get to know some chickens, turkeys and geese during our Fowl Friends story time. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 8th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Fall Vegetable Planting: A Children's Garden Program
ages 6 and up

Let's plant cool, hardy vegetables! Take home a how-to book and a vegetable to start your own little patch! Registration required.

Saturday, September 13th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Up, up, and away! We'll have an action-packed story time featuring Superheroes! You won't want to miss it!

Tuesday, September 13th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Younglings, come to story time ready for some space adventures in our Star Wars-themed story time. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 14th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 15th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

SamiCon
all ages

We are excited to host our second annual SamiCon, the library’s own mini comic con. SamiCon is part of the library’s celebration of National Get a Library Card month. This year’s theme is “Discover the force of your library card,” supporting Samuels Public Library’s mission to ‘bring people, information, and ideas together to enrich lives and build community.’ Attendees will be able to enjoy gaming, geek crafts, panels, programs, and a Star Wars scavenger hunt; discover cutting edge technology at the Conquest Technologies Maker Space; meet a comic artist and local authors; check out booths in the vendor hall; and explore the library’s graphic novel collection and other library resources.

Saturday, September 17th @ 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Sometimes it's soft and quiet, and sometimes it is noisy and overwhelming. Come to our story time about Rain.

Tuesday, September 20th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Moo! Baa! Neigh! Our story time will feature Farm Animals! Come in for some farm-fresh stories, songs, and crafts! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 21st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 22nd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

World of Lego
ages 5 and up

Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos. Registration required.

Saturday, September 24th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Some kids love it, some kids fight it. Enjoy some stories and a craft about Sleep.

Tuesday, September 27th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Join us for Fall Fun as our stories, songs, and craft welcome the new season. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 28th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 29th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, October 1st @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Chess & More!
ages 6 and up

Meet other kids and teens who enjoy the challenge of a good chess, checkers, or other board game. Bring your favorite game with you. Registration required.

Saturday, October 1st @ 2 p.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, October 4th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Are they creepy, or are they interesting? Our stories and craft will be about Spiders! A STEM program.

Tuesday, October 4th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

You'll think about dinnertime in a whole new way after coming to our Veggies story time! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 5th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 6th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Aspiring Artists
ages 7 - 11

Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class. Registration required.

Saturday, October 8th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Are they hiding under the bed or in the closet? Find out when you hear the stories about Monsters.

Tuesday, October 11th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Let's learn about some tall and furry friends, Llamas! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 19th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 20th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Our stories and craft will be about Nighttime.

Tuesday, October 25th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

G'day, mates! We'll take a quick trip down under for stories about Australian Animals! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 26th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 27th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Family Story Time
all ages

Join us for Saturday Family Story Time when the Front Royal/Warren County Tree Stewards present a Halloween story time for all ages.

Saturday, October 29th @ 11 a.m.