Events

Printable Youth Events Schedule: January/February 2020 (PDF)

Kooky Chefs: Alaska

Saturday, January 18th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 8 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


What do people eat in the snowy, frozen state of Alaska? Come to Kooky Chefs to find out and help prepare some Alaskan dishes. Register for this event online.

Open a Book Puppet Show

Saturday, January 18th, 2020 
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All Ages 


The award-winning team at Rainbow Puppets has created a new musical review that shares the joy of reading through music, dance, puppetry, and story-telling. It's a travelling early reading program designed around our new children's book. And thanks to a very generous grant from Optima Health, each child will receive a storybook, created especially for this production that re-tells many of the highlights of the program. Students can relive and re-tell the stories to their families. The whole family is invited to this joyful celebration of reading!

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | Martes, 21 de enero de 2020 
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, January 21st, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.

What the Tech!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Having trouble with your electronics? Don't worry! Come into What the Tech and we can help you! Phones, tablets, e-readers, and anything else you need help with! Just check at the Adult Reference Desk for available times every Tuesday - 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through S.T.E.M. activities, games, food, and more! Based on books about Balto, this week we’ll learn about the excitement of dog sledding! Register for this event online.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 
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, January 22nd, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What’s in Outer Space? Our stories, songs, and craft will highlight planets, stars, and the other amazing things to be discovered. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What’s in Outer Space? Our stories, songs, and craft will highlight planets, stars, and the other amazing things to be discovered. Siblings welcome.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | Jueves, 23 de enero de 2020 
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

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What’s in Outer Space? Our stories, songs, and craft will highlight planets, stars, and the other amazing things to be discovered. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What’s in Outer Space? Our stories, songs, and craft will highlight planets, stars, and the other amazing things to be discovered. Siblings welcome.

Exploring Computers

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Attend our intermediate computer class and improve your skills. Each month explore a new computer program or application in a safe, friendly environment with other intermediate computer users.

Goldilocks & the Three Bears: A Story Ballet

Saturday, January 25th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
All Ages 


Join us in a celebration of classic literature through dance! The whole family will enjoy this ballet performance, presented by the Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet.

Aspiring Artists

Saturday, January 25th, 2020 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 7 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children’s art class. Using the classic scissor cutting art of Scherenschnitte, we will make silhouettes in a nature scape background of the artist’s choice. Register for this event online.

GED Class

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.

What the Tech!

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Having trouble with your electronics? Don't worry! Come into What the Tech and we can help you! Phones, tablets, e-readers, and anything else you need help with! Just check at the Adult Reference Desk for available times every Tuesday - 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | Martes, 28 de enero de 2020 
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.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through S.T.E.M. activities, games, food, and more! Based on books about Balto, we will discuss how sicknesses and diseases spread. Register for this event online.

Emergency Preparedness

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join Rick Farrall from Warren County Fire and Rescue when he presents critical information about:

  • Basic individual emergency preparedness
  • Smart 911 system
  • Fire extinguishers and visible house numbers
  • Pets and emergencies
  • County emergency plans (emergency shelter and emergency communications)
  • Cost recovery (ambulance billing)

Rick Farrall is a retired military officer, and now a Firefighter/EMT. He is the Cost Recovery Manager for Warren County Fire and Rescue and the Deputy Emergency Manager for Warren County.

Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings welcome.

GED Class

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 | Jueves, 30 de enero de 2020 
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, January 30th, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings welcome.

Exploring Computers

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Attend our intermediate computer class and improve your skills. Each month explore a new computer program or application in a safe, friendly environment with other intermediate computer users.

Hiking Through Winter Wonderlands

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


This program showcases the beauty and advantages of winter hiking. Susan Tschirhart and Golda Liebl will present tips on how to plan your winter hikes, including a description of winter hiking gear and essential safety items that should be carried. Also, they will cover monitoring weather conditions, checking trail reports, and being prepared for medical emergencies. Register for this event online.

Books & Barks

Saturday, February 1st, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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. Register for this event online by clicking on your preferred time slot - 10:00 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.

World of Lego

Saturday, February 1st, 2020 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos. This month, we will be working with edible building blocks! Register for this event online.

GED Class

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.

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