Youth Programs

Science Scouts

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


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. The continuous, fabulous water cycle will be the theme of our investigations and activities this week! Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look up! Can you find them? Our stories, songs, and craft will be about animals in trees. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Look up! Can you find them? Our stories, songs, and craft will be about animals in trees. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look up! Can you find them? Our stories, songs, and craft will be about animals in trees. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Look up! Can you find them? Our stories, songs, and craft will be about animals in trees. Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, May 4th, 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.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, May 7th, 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, "Spring Flowers." Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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. We will explore cardboard machines in this week's club. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and crafts this week will fill you with a sense of wonder. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and crafts this week will fill you with a sense of wonder. Siblings welcome.

Future Einsteins

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 
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! This month, join us for a science celebration! During our final Future Einsteins meeting, we’ll get to do some of our favorite activities again, thank the STEM GEMS for the awesome science programs, and wish them well as they graduate from high school and prepare for college. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, May 9th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and crafts this week will fill you with a sense of wonder. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, May 9th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and crafts this week will fill you with a sense of wonder. Siblings welcome.

Dungeons & Dragons (Group B)

Saturday, May 11th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 13 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Hail and well met, Adventurers! Dungeons and Dragons is an interactive, imaginative game that stimulates the mind with critical thinking, problem solving, and quick wits. New to the game? No problem. Our Game Master is prepared to help all learn the game and provide an enjoyable experience for all. Space is limited, so join up while there's still room on the list! Register for this event online.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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. Have a heart! The layers of the earth will be the topic of our discoveries this week. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


There are so many things to enjoy, but what is best of all? Find out in this week's stories. We'll also have fun songs, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


There are so many things to enjoy, but what is best of all? Find out in this week's stories. We'll also have fun songs, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, May 16th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


There are so many things to enjoy, but what is best of all? Find out in this week's stories. We'll also have fun songs, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, May 16th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


There are so many things to enjoy, but what is best of all? Find out in this week's stories. We'll also have fun songs, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Homeschool Fair

Saturday, May 18th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
All Ages


Are you interested in homeschooling and want more information? Are you already homeschooling but would like to find out about different curriculum options? Do you know about the local homeschool groups? This free event will help you connect with vendors, support groups, and other homeschoolers.

Dungeons & Dragons (Group A)

Saturday, May 18th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 13 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Hail and well met, Adventurers! Dungeons and Dragons is an interactive, imaginative game that stimulates the mind with critical thinking, problem solving, and quick wits. New to the game? No problem. Our Game Master is prepared to help all learn the game and provide an enjoyable experience for all. Space is limited, so join up while there's still room on the list! Register for this event online.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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. Who knew science could be so much fun? This week, it's bubble science! Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


All aboard! Trains will be the theme of our stories, songs, and crafts this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


All aboard! Trains will be the theme of our stories, songs, and crafts this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


All aboard! Trains will be the theme of our stories, songs, and crafts this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


All aboard! Trains will be the theme of our stories, songs, and crafts this week. Siblings welcome.

Studio 330

Saturday, May 25th, 2019 
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. Register for this event online.

Game On!

Saturday, May 25th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Sample games from our new video game collection and give us your recommendations for more titles at our Game On! program for teens! Register for this event online.

Books & Barks

Saturday, June 1st, 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, June 1st, 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. This month, join Monica Farrall, Educational Outreach Coordinator, as she takes a short, fun look at 4 major personality categories which have an animal likeness: the lion, the otter, the golden retriever, and the beaver. Each animal has different temperaments and characteristics which make it special and unique; just like each of us. Come learn how a better understanding of personalities can strengthen our relationships with family and friends. Register for this event online.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, June 4th, 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, "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" Siblings welcome.

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