Adult Programs

Summer Blood Drive

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Share your health - a bloodmobile will be stationed in the parking lot of Samuels Library. Masons will be grilling hot dogs for donors! Sign up online at https://donateblood.vablood.org. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Prepare for your donation - eat well, stay hydrated, and bring ID. Participating donors will receive a thank you gift. Sponsored by Samuels Public Library and Unity Lodge No. 146. Questions? Contact Mary Knapp at 540.238.8109.

Basic Excel

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us for Basic Excel, a two day program designed to give you a better understanding of a widely used program. Learn how to make a spread sheet and use many of the different features available with Microsoft Excel! Part two of two.

Movie Mondays - The Light Between Oceans

Monday, June 25th, 2018 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Films take you everywhere. Join us every Monday night for movies and snacks. Each week travel to a new continent watching popular movies. Travel to all seven continents with us! This is an adult program. Children must be accompanied by an adult!

This week's movie is The Light Between Oceans. A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat. Rated PG-13.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Writer's Support Group

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Come out and join the Warren Wordsmiths, an informal writer's support group that meets every fourth Tuesday of the month. Have a writing project you're working on? Need someone to bounce ideas or give constructive criticism? Then this is the group for you!

Crochet Group

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 
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.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

What the Tech!

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Get ready to learn! Technology can be tricky! Bring phones, smart devices, tablets, laptops or e-Readers and plenty of questions. Let our teens update you on the latest tech tips and tricks! Be sure to register so we have enough teens to help!

Altered Books: Old Books are for the Birds

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us this summer for our altered books craft workshop series where you can make unique interesting items out of discarded books! This is an adult craft but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are always welcome.

Movie Mondays - Anna Karenina

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Films take you everywhere. Join us every Monday night for movies and snacks. Each week travel to a new continent watching popular movies. Travel to all seven continents with us! This is an adult program. Children must be accompanied by an adult!

This week's movie is Anna Karenina. In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. Rated R.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Movie Mondays - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Monday, July 9th, 2018 
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Films take you everywhere. Join us every Monday night for movies and snacks. Each week travel to a new continent watching popular movies. Travel to all seven continents with us! This is an adult program. Children must be accompanied by an adult!

This week's movie is Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle. Rated PG-13.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Genealogy Workshop

Tuesday, July 10th, 2017 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Attend our genealogy workshop every second Tuesday of the month. Learn about resources and share your successes and research frustrations with other amateur researchers.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 
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.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Vibes in the Libes

Friday, July 13th, 2018 
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


Enjoy a free musical program with singer, songwriter, performer and recording artist Sally Mae Foster. "A one woman band with a lot of charisma!" Bring your lunch, and bring a friend.

Altered Books: Book Planters

Saturday, July 14th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us this summer for our altered books craft workshop series where you can make unique interesting items out of discarded books! This is an adult craft but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are always welcome.

Movie Mondays - Spider-Man: Homecoming

Monday, July 16th, 2018 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Films take you everywhere. Join us every Monday night for movies and snacks. Each week travel to a new continent watching popular movies. Travel to all seven continents with us! This is an adult program. Children must be accompanied by an adult!

This week's movie is Spider-Man: Homecoming. Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. Rated PG-13.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Downloading Media

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Learn how to download media to eReaders and other electronic devices.

Books & Beyond

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Writer's Support Group

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Come out and join the Warren Wordsmiths, an informal writer's support group that meets every fourth Tuesday of the month. Have a writing project you're working on? Need someone to bounce ideas or give constructive criticism? Then this is the group for you!

Crochet Group

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
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.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Altered Books: Folded Page Book Sculptures

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us this summer for our altered books craft workshop series where you can make unique interesting items out of discarded books! This is an adult craft but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are always welcome.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Visual Voyages: Techniques for Photographing Your Travels

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us to learn how photography can capture the heart and soul of the places you visit. The key to dynamic travel photography is being able to identify images that represent the unique essence of a destination. Travel photography can be close to home in our beautiful parks and downtown events or can be in far-off lands.

This presentation focuses on how to select and compose scenes using any type of camera or smartphone. Included will be some basic techniques that help you capture great images. Finally, we will discuss options for printing and sharing images. Although this is not a hands-on presentation, bring your camera or smartphone along to review different settings.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

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