Ongoing Programs

Chess Challenge

Meet other kids and teens who enjoy the challenge of a good Chess game. Registration required.

Saturday, November 21st @ 2 p.m.


Upcoming Programs

Garden Party!

Celebrate our lovely Upchurch Children's Garden all day long! Join us at 11 a.m. for magic and balloon animals from beloved magician Kevin Owens. At 1 p.m., come in and cool off during our Ice Cream Social. Watch as local teens and staff create a GIANT ice cream castle that we get to eat afterwards! Go into the garden from 2 - 5 p.m. and get your face painted!

Saturday, September 12th @ 11 a.m.

Food from Farm to Table

Join our new children's gardening series of programs! Help plant vegetables and herbs that we will harvest for next month's cooking class! Bring your gardening gloves! Registration required.

Saturday, September 19th @ 11 a.m.

Teens Create!

Do you love ART? Come in and CREATE! We are going to be working on beautiful landscapes. Registration required.

Saturday, September 19th @ 2 p.m.


Samuels Public Library’s own mini Comic-Con celebrates reading and technology literacy at the library, in our community, and beyond through comics, graphic novels, manga, anime, gaming, and computer technology. This is the culminating event of Library Card Sign-up month. Registration will start at 10 a.m. followed by an opening program at 10:30 a.m. Educational programs and classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The exhibit hall with vendors and special activities including free face painting and games will open at 2 p.m. The day will end with a costume contest at 4 p.m. followed by the announcement of winners of the contest and of the Library Card Month drawing.

Saturday, September 26th @ 10 a.m.

Kooky Chefs Introduce from Garden to Table

Please join us as we take the harvest from the children's garden and make it into scrumptious dishes! Registration required.

Saturday, October 24th @ 11 a.m.

Discuss This!

Are you inspired by good books, articles, movies and art? Do you write, draw, or enjoy playing music? If so, come in and share those things that have inspired you recently. Meet others who are also passionate about all the cool things out there! Registration required.

Saturday, October 31st @ 2 p.m.


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