Events

Books & Beyond

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Beethoven: The Universal Composer by Edmund Morris.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories and craft will show us what is in the night sky. Siblings welcome.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 | Jueves, 17 de agosto de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories and craft will show us what is in the night sky. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories and craft will show us what is in the night sky. Siblings welcome.

Eclipse Celebration & Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us as we learn more about the upcoming eclipse and celebrate with an ice cream social!

Swords & Rockets Book Discussion Group

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Come out to Samuels Library and discuss a new sci-fi or fantasy novel each month! This month's book is Live Free or Die by John Ringo.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge, most Tuesdays of every month.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. This week we will explore the fun and excitement of traveling!

Crochet Group

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


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.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about ABCs and 123s! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about ABCs and 123s! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, August 24th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about ABCs and 123s! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, August 24th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us for stories, songs, and a craft about ABCs and 123s! Siblings welcome.

Kooky Chefs

Saturday, August 26th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will prepare and taste new foods, often featuring ingredients grown in our Children's Garden.

Chess & More!

Saturday, August 26th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge, most Tuesdays of every month.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. This week we will sneak into the forest to find out what is hiding there!

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Hopping, crawling, or flying, they are all around us. Let’s have some stories about bees and bugs! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Hopping, crawling, or flying, they are all around us. Let’s have some stories about bees and bugs! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, August 31st, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Hopping, crawling, or flying, they are all around us. Let’s have some stories about bees and bugs! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, August 31st, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Hopping, crawling, or flying, they are all around us. Let’s have some stories about bees and bugs! Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 
10:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Beginning Readers & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

Discuss This

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Are you inspired by good books, articles, movies, and art? Do you write, draw, or enjoy playing music? If so, join us as we discuss books and share our creations. This is a group for those who wish to talk seriously about a variety of topics. Refreshments will be provided.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge, most Tuesdays of every month.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 2 & 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. We will delight in that silly, willy, nilly, old bear, Winnie-the-Pooh! Siblings welcome.

Chit Chat & All That

Saturday, September 9th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 10 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


This is a group for lighthearted conversation. Refreshments will be provided.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 | Martes, 12 de septiembre de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

GED Class

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Free GED test preparation classes are held at the library each week (except on school holidays or closings). For more information and to sign up, visit needmyged.org or call 1.800.435.5945.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge, most Tuesdays of every month.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


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.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Chubby, little cubby all stuffed with fluff: It's Winnie-the-Pooh who will be the star of our stories, songs, and craft! Siblings welcome.