Adult Programming

  • GED Class

    Thursday, January 20th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, January 20th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • NOW VIRTUAL EVENT - Winter Reading Altered Books Craft

    Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    This event will now take place virtually due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

    Join us for this cozy altered books craft where patrons can create interesting winter themed creations using old books. Registration required, while materials are provided they are limited. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, January 24th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of January, we will be discussing The Witch of Lime Street by David Jaher. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, January 27th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, January 27th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • NOW VIRTUAL EVENT - Pen & Prose: Starting out with Creative Writing

    Saturday, January 29th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    This event will now take place virtually due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

    Love writing? Looking to learn how? Come to the first meeting of our new creative writing club, where we will do some short creative writing exercises and decide on a prompt for the next meeting! Open to beginners and seasoned writers alike. Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Groundhog Day on Groundhog Day

    Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a very special screening of Groundhog Day with a special twist! A raffle basket containing all sorts of movie and Groundhog Day related goodies will be up for grabs, and all that participants need to do to enter is watch the movie and play some bingo! All participants will earn one raffle entry simply by attending the program. Extra entries can be won by playing “quote-a-long” bingo during the movie. Every “bingo” equals a raffle entry! The winner will be randomly selected and announced the day after the screening. Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Women's Wellness Workshop 2022

    Saturday, February 5th, 2022 
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Please join us for this completely virtual event jam-packed with amazing presenters/workshops from 21st Century Investing to Movement, Creativity, Nutrition and so much more. Goodie bags with information, tools and of course goodies for the first 50 who sign up. Sponsored by Valley Health and Friends of Samuels Library. The Front Royal Women’s Wellness Workshop is an annual free event hosted by The Front Royal Women’s Resource Center and Phoenix Project. Register for this event online at frontroyalwomenswellness.com starting January 5th.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Genealogy Club

    Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Event
     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.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, February 10th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, February 10th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Bad Romance

    Monday, February 14th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Do you consider yourself a hopeless romantic? Are bad romances a guilty pleasure of yours? Can you quote every line from your favorite rom-com? Then you should join us for another special meeting of Bad Romance. Indulge us with your favorite romance books, movies, music or other media, and possibly discover new titles! Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of February, we will be discussing Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, February 17th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, February 17th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Photography & Beyond: Winter Shadows & Shapes

    Saturday, February 19th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join local photographer and educator Sharon Fisher for a monthly photography workshop. The February workshop will focus on using creative techniques to capture winter shadows and shapes. This workshop is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced photographers using all types of cameras from smart phones to advance cameras with adjustable settings and special lenses. Register for this event online.

  • Winter Reading Woodworking Craft

    Saturday, February 19th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come adorn and embellish this little “tool box” to help organize your desk or create a decorative centerpiece to warm up your space. We will supply the boxes, paints, hot glue, glittery gems, and more! But feel encouraged to bring your own materials and ideas! Register for this event online.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Discussion Group

    Thursday, February 24th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Free, comprehensive English classes for speakers of other languages are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Basic Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, February 24th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    General Educational Development test preparation classes are available through Lord Fairfax Community College Adult Education. Each semester is 15 weeks, and classes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To register for classes, or for more information, please visit lfcc.edu/adult-education.

  • Winter Bird Identification & Feeding

    Saturday, February 26th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    During this presentation, you will be introduced to the different types of birds that spend the winter in the Shenandoah Valley. Tips will be presented on how to identify common bird species along with advice on how to attract feathered friends to your backyard. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, February 28th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of February, we will be discussing Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • A Little Slip of Heaven

    Thursday, March 10th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for A Little Slip of Heaven: Songs and Stories of the American Irish, from Baby Boom to Baby Bust. Christendom College history professor Christopher Shannon will present a performance that tells the story of the American Irish in the decades following the Second World War. Through original songs based on traditional Irish melodies, Professor Shannon will look at how, in a time of tremendous change, Irish-Americans tried to remain true to their ethnic culture rooted in urban, working-class neighborhoods. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, March 16th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of March, we will be discussing Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, March 21st, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of March, we will be discussing Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, April 18th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of April, we will be discussing The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of April, we will be discussing The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, May 16th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     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 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     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 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, June 15th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of June, we will be discussing The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, June 20th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of June, we will be discussing The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, July 18th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of July, we will be discussing Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of July, we will be discussing Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, August 15th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of August, we will be discussing The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of August, we will be discussing The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, September 19th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of September, we will be discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of September, we will be discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, October 17th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of October, we will be discussing The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of October, we will be discussing The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of November, we will be discussing What We Carry by Maya Shanbhag Lang. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, November 21st, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of November, we will be discussing What We Carry by Maya Shanbhag Lang. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, December 19th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of December, we will be discussing Witchmark by C. L. Polk. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of December, we will be discussing Witchmark by C. L. Polk. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.