Adult Programming

  • Genealogy Club

    Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Interested in your family's history? Already done extensive research and wanna be able to share your finds? Join our virtual genealogy club where both novices and experts alike can come together and talk about different genealogy topics. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond: Waterfalls

    Saturday, April 17th, 2021 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Our photography group meets virtually, every other week via Zoom. During this presentation, we will share places and techniques for photographing the valley’s waterfalls. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for our adult book club discussion time! This month's book is I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond: Out of this World Editing Techniques

    Saturday, May 1st, 2021 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us as we kickoff the celebration of Star Wars month by demonstrating some out of this world photo editing techniques! During this presentation, you will learn how to use filters and other editing techniques to transform our photographs. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Informal Discussion

    Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our informal adult book club meeting where each month members catch up and discuss the different books they are reading outside the group’s choice for the month. Register for this event online.

  • Earthrise: A Journey of Discovery With NASA

    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Ever look at the sky and wonder what it would be like to explore this vast universe? Join Alan Sturgis, NASA aerospace engineer, on a virtual journey to explore the International Space Station, experience Earthrise from the Apollo 1968 mission, learn about Artemis and other current missions, and much more. Using stunning videos and images, Alan shares his journey and challenges us to think about our place in the universe. This presentation will fascinate a wide audience including adults, teens, and middle schoolers. Register for this event online.

  • Genealogy Club

    Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Interested in your family's history? Already done extensive research and wanna be able to share your finds? Join our virtual genealogy club where both novices and experts alike can come together and talk about different genealogy topics. Register for this event online.

  • Aliens Among Us? Help Fight the Spread of the Spotted Lanternfly

    Thursday, May 13th, 2021 
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Why do we care about the spotted lanternfly invading Virginia? The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive planthopper native (alien species) to China, India, Vietnam. The Spotted Lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops and many other types of plants. Join us through Zoom to learn how to identify, report, and stop the Spotted Lanternfly. Register for this event online.

  • Bad Romance

    Friday, May 14th, 2021 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Do you consider yourself a hopeless romantic? Are bad romances a guilty pleasure of yours? Can't get enough puns? Can you quote every line from your favorite rom com? Then you should join us for Bad Romance, where you can indulge us with your favorite romance books, movies, music or other media, and possibly discover new titles! Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, May 17th, 2021
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of May we will be discussing Susannah Stapleton's The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime by Susannah Stapleton. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105. Register for this event online.

  • Darkside of the Universe

    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a virtual presentation through Zoom on dark matter and energy by local amateur astronomer Dane Toler. Learn how to be a citizen scientist and help astronomers identify things out in space. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond: Wildflowers & Other Spring Delights

    Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Our photography group meets virtually, every other week via Zoom. During this presentation on we will share wildflower and other spring images. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.