Youth Programs

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


They are fuzzy and cute and are in some fun stories: sheep! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


They are fuzzy and cute and are in some fun stories: sheep! Siblings welcome.

Safari Bingo

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
All Ages


Live animals, comedy, magic, music, and more will entertain and educate children of all ages! For the whole family.

Makers Club

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 
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. Our stories and craft will celebrate superheroes.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


Join us in a special time as celebrate Seuss! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us in a special time as celebrate Seuss! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us in a special time as celebrate Seuss! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us in a special time as celebrate Seuss! Siblings welcome.

Celebrate Seuss!

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
All Ages


Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of Winter Reading Clubbers, Dr. Seuss' birthday and the many wonderful books that we have at the library! Be prepared for amazing magic tricks, a silly puppet, music, and tons of audience participation! Presented by Steve Somers, the Amazing Teacher.

Chess & More

Saturday, March 3rd, 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.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, March 6th, 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, "For the Birds." Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, March 10th, 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.

Kooky Chefs

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


What do people eat when they get up in the morning? It depends on where they live! We will explore the breakfast food of people throughout the world.

Great Relationships Start Here

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Unhealthy relationships negatively affect life. Healthy relationships, on the other side, are essential for life. It starts with YOU! Learn how to have relationships work for you in this engaging, interactive, FUN presentation!

Makers Club

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 
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. Has March come in like a lion? We’ll have some stories and a craft about the king of the jungle.

Future Einsteins

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 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! Get your green on! Join us as we make green slime in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and learn all about viscosity.

Irish Dancing Performance

Saturday, March 17th, 2018 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
All Ages


It has become a tradition to welcome dancers from Jig'N'Jive Dance Studio to perform traditional Irish dances in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

Discuss This

Saturday, March 17th, 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.

Makers Club

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 
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. We will celebrate the first day of spring with a STEM program about butterflies!

Aspiring Artists

Saturday, March 24th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children’s art class. Our project this session will be a pen & ink story tree. Tell your story by designing your tree with symbols that are significant to your life.

Makers Club

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 
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. Farm animals' antics will provide us with some fun stories and a great craft!

Manga Meet Up

Saturday, March 31st, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you like Japanese-style comics and anime? If so, meet up with fellow fans and discuss your favorite series, movies and more!

Time for Baby

Tuesday, April 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, "Spring." Siblings welcome.

Makers Club

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 
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. Books and a craft about flowers will kick off this season of spring.

Books & Barks

Saturday, April 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.

MOMS Club Preschool Fair

Saturday, April 7th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All Ages


The MOMS Club of Front Royal will be hosting an open-house preschool fair. Stop by to meet representatives from, and learn more about the preschools in our area.

Makers Club

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 
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. Downpour, sprinkling or April showers? Rain has many different forms. Our stories and craft will explore the topic of rain.

Future Einsteins

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 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! Join us as we get ready for spring as we learn all about plants! We’ll learn about photosynthesis and unique plant traits. Meet the mysterious sensitive plant, also known as Mimosa pudica. Watch as it moves its leaves and branches when touched!

Makers Club

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 
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. We'll consider how we can care for our planet with our Earth Day theme.

Saturday Morning Movie

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 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!

Discuss This: 80s Style

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


Teens are invited to gather for an 80s-themed movie, dress from that era, and enjoy a makeover! Refreshments will be available.

Peter Rabbit's Salad Patch: A Children's Garden Program

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Plant all of the things that Peter Rabbit loves to munch on-radishes, lettuce, turnips, and more! Afterward learn about the whimsical author Beatrix Potter and listen to some magical passages from her stories.

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