Youth Programs

Printable Youth Events Schedule: November/December 2019 (PDF)

Aspiring Artists

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 7 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children’s art class. Let’s paint together! We’ll make an autumn scene using acrylic paints. Register for this event online.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Kids will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! As we consider the Goosebumps series of books, children will have the opportunity to learn about how pumpkins grow, and do some pumpkin carving and decorating! Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It's pumpkin time! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about those big, orange pumpkins that we love. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It's pumpkin time! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about those big, orange pumpkins that we love. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It's pumpkin time! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about those big, orange pumpkins that we love. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It's pumpkin time! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about those big, orange pumpkins that we love. Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 
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.

Discuss This

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 
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. Register for this event online.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 
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, "Thankful." Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Kids will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we will do some taffy pulling and have a chocolate taste test! Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It’s playtime! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite toys, games, and imaginings! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It’s playtime! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite toys, games, and imaginings! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, November 7th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It’s playtime! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite toys, games, and imaginings! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, November 7th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It’s playtime! Come in for stories, songs, and a craft about our favorite toys, games, and imaginings! Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we will investigate probability and chance, and find out how likely it is for someone to find a golden ticket. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about Music Art, featuring Karen Erickson of the Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about Music Art, featuring Karen Erickson of the Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about Music Art, featuring Karen Erickson of the Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about Music Art, featuring Karen Erickson of the Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet. Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we will build a candyscape, like the factory with the chocolate river. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

The Princess & the “P___”

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All Ages


Lyla sees no purpose to princes. They’re ugly, stupid - and obnoxious! Why can’t Hagabah see that, and why must the master insist that she keep the prince around three more days? The world would be a much better place without that prince. He doesn’t even know that it takes a pea to know a princess. And she’s a true princess, whether he’s a true prince - or not. Or is she? The whole family is invited to join us for this hilarious episode of fantastical suspense, and find out!

Chess & More

Saturday, November 30th, 2019 
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. Register for this event online.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 
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, "Jingle Bells." Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! After reading a Christmas story, we’ll discuss giving and how it affects us and the people around us. During our craft time, we will make Christmas cards for a nursing home, and decorate bowls for an animal shelter. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 5th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

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