Events

Bodacious Bees & the Mystery of the Blue Honey: A Children's Garden Program

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Let's investigate bee-friendly plants and learn about these important pollinators. Afterwards we will compare honeys made from different plants and learn about its health properties. Finally, we will learn about the mystery of blue honey.

Swords & Rockets Book Discussion Group

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Come out to Samuels Library and discuss a new sci-fi or fantasy novel each month! This month's book is The Crown Tower by Michael J. Sullivan.

Great Solar Eclipse

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us in learning about the August 21st, 2017 solar eclipse. Learn about what it is, what you can see from here, and how to view it safely. You can even make a pinhole camera to view the eclipse!

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 | Martes, 18 de julio de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 
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, most Tuesdays of every month.

World of Lego

Saturday, July 18th, 2017 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

The Maker Club

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 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. Fractured fairy tales will entertain everyone who comes to club this week.

Computers by Design: Learning How to Code

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us on a new journey of learning how to write computer programs. This is a six week course that requires you to understand the Logic behind a program and how the computer works with the program. Space is limited.

Books & Beyond

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
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 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

A Novel Idea

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 15  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get the know-how and motivation during our six-week creative writing workshop taught by a local author and educator.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 | Jueves, 20 de julio de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Computers by Design: Downloading Media

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Learn how to download books to your computer or handheld devices in a small, supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring their personal laptop, smart phone or eReader. Space is limited.

Mad About Mosaics

Friday, July 21st, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us as we design a beautiful piece of art created from mosaics. Learn about the history of mosaic art and all the materials used to create it.

Creative Arts by Design: Pyrography - Art with Heat

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Learn how to create art by burning a design on a wood surface. This is an adult program but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are always welcome. Space is limited to ensure there are enough materials.

Aspiring Artists

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 
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. During this session, we will be exploring textures with everyday objects.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 | Martes, 25 de julio de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 
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, most Tuesdays of every month.

Herbs for Health

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 8 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Did you know that you can use lavender for relaxation? Learn about this and how herbs can help you feel better and prevent illnesses during this specialized workshop for children and teens. Presented by the Shenandoah Herb Society.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 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. This week we will appreciate the amazing sea creatures.

Computers by Design: Learning How to Code

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us on a new journey of learning how to write computer programs. This is a six week course that requires you to understand the Logic behind a program and how the computer works with the program. Space is limited.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 
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.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us for our camp out story time, filled with exciting stories, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us for our camp out story time, filled with exciting stories, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

A Novel Idea

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 15  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get the know-how and motivation during our six-week creative writing workshop taught by a local author and educator.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 | Jueves, 27 de julio de 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us for our camp out story time, filled with exciting stories, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us for our camp out story time, filled with exciting stories, poems, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

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