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adult programming

The library offers many programs for adults (and families) with the support of the Friends of Samuels Library. We offer programs on history, gardening, local authors, travel, music and theater, animals and nature, finance, and more. In addition, we have two book clubs, and regular computer classes on basic topics.

For more information about any upcoming events, please click on the program name in the following list.

 

Second & Fourth Wednesday of Every Month 10:00 a.m.

Crochet Group
We invite you to come out and learn how to crochet or share your talents. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. All ability levels welcome.

Second Thursday of Every Month 6:00 p.m.

Early American Period Dancing
Join us in an evening of dance! Learn early American Period dances, including line, circle, and square sets, as well as waltzes. No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome! Meets the second Thursday of each month. For more information, contact TomMack1861@gmail.com or visit the SVCWED Facebook page.

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 1:00 p.m. Master Gardener Speaker Series: Growing Wine Grapes
Join us for a presentation by local winemaker and vineyard manager Theo Smith of Rappahannock Cellars. We will learn the key fundamentals of vineyard site selection, grape varieties that produce well in our immediate area, and a snapshot of the current Virginia wine industry.
Saturday, July 9th, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Adults Create! Sizzling Hot Accessories
Create fashion accessories using recycled materials and your own unique design style. Space limited; registration required.

Saturday, July 16th, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Salsa Dancing
Embrace the sizzling hot rhythms of Salsa with Erly Moya! All ability levels welcome.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 10:00 a.m. Books & Beyond
New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf.
Friday, July 22nd, 2016 12:30 p.m. Vibes at the Libes
Enjoy a free lunch time concert. Join us for a special musical lunch break with Kurt Schlesinger. Bring your lunch, tell a friend and spend some time listening to some tunes!
Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 1:00 p.m.

Asia & South America Travel Hot Spots
Learn about amazing travel locales, pick up insider tips and cheap travel secrets to make your own travel dreams a reality!

Saturday, July 30th, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Adults Create! Cool Drinks for Scorching Days
Create your own signature icy cold drinks to chase away sweltering days and nights, including non-alcoholic versions of your favorite icy mixed drinks and grown-up twists to summertime lemonades and teas. Space limited; registration required.

Saturday, August 6th, 2016 2:00 p.m.

End of Summer Fiesta
Join us for an end of summer bash! Come out to enjoy food, music and fun as we end the Adult Summer Reading program!

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Sultry Summer Nights Under the Stars
Discover the stars of the summer sky, Mars, the rings of Saturn and craters on the moon. Discussion at 7:00 p.m. Viewing after the library closes at 8:00 p.m. We have a telescope but you're welcome to bring your own!

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 10:00 a.m. Books & Beyond
New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.
Friday, August 19th, 2016 12:30 p.m.

Vibes at the Libes
Join us for a free lunch time music series at the library! Bring your lunch and enjoy the performance from Annie & Mac. Come out to hear some Old Time Music!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 10:00 a.m. Books & Beyond
New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Sharyl Attkisson.