Youth Programs

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite farm animal, cows! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite farm animal, cows! Siblings welcome.

Chess & More

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 
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.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about digging in and growing things in the garden! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about digging in and growing things in the garden! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about digging in and growing things in the garden! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


We will have stories, songs, and a craft about digging in and growing things in the garden! Siblings welcome.

The Rhythm of Cuba

Friday, June 29th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Dance, eat, and play in Cuba!

Future Einsteins

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children are invited to be a Future Einstein! Join us after school for a time of snacks, learning, experiments, and fun with the STEM GEMS and others who love science!

World of Lego

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 
2:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 
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. This month, our theme will be, "All American!" Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, July 7th, 2018 
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, July 7th, 2018 
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.

The Great Zucchini

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
All Ages 


The wonder of magic and the silliness of comedy will keep you on the edge of your seats!

Teen Poetry Slam

Friday, July 13th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Hors d'oeuvres will be served while teens voice their poetry.

Future Einsteins

Saturday, July 14th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children are invited to be a Future Einstein! Join us after school for a time of snacks, learning, experiments, and fun with the STEM GEMS and others who love science!

Teen Chess & More

Saturday, July 14th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

Monday Movie - Sherlock Gnomes

Monday, July 16th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Enjoy a free movie provided by the library. Movie titles are geared towards a family audience with a variety of G and PG ratings. Popcorn available while supplies last!

Around the World with Stories & Songs

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Learn how much fun developing literacy through music can be as we travel around the world and explore different cultures. Ms. Amanda from Crescendo Music will lead us on a musical adventure that will delight our youngest readers as we bring books to life through music and movement! Participants will also be given the opportunity to make a worldly musical craft to take home.

Let's Go to Italy!

Saturday, July 21st, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 7 - 12  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Explore Italy through three famous cities - Rome, Venice, and Florence. We will highlight the amazing history, art, architecture, geography, famous Italians, exports, and, of course, food! We will enjoy hands-on projects, a craft, and we will make individual pizzas.

Anime Club

Saturday, July 21st, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join other anime fans to watch your favorite episodes, chat about the best movies, and discover what’s new in the world of anime!

Virtual Trip Through Paris

Friday, July 27th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 8 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Take a virtual trip through Paris. Explore its attractions, music, and art. Afterwards sample classic French cheeses, seasoned with the famous "Herbes de Provence" that French chefs use everywhere. Finally, create a shimmery piece of French-inspired art.

Studio 330

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Ages 9 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join Front Royal artist, Michael Whited, in a class for budding young artists ages 9 to 18. Young artists will complete one work of art in each 1 1/2-hour session. The class emphasizes using basic shapes in drawings and painting, shading and shadowing techniques, and combining elements into a cohesive composition. Techniques may include using colored pencils, water colors, or acrylics.

World of Lego

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 
2:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos.

Trickster Tales with Anansi the Spider

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
All Ages 


How does a spider beat an elephant in a bout of tug-of-war?? You'll find out when Barefoot Puppets presents Trickster Tales! This 45-minute performance stars Anansi the Spider in two traditional folktales of the Beluba and Ashanti peoples. It's a high energy show with fun for all ages!

Books & Barks

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 
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.

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