Adult & Youth Programming

  • Origami Hearts for Library Lovers' Month

    February 1st - February 29th 
    In-Person Event


    Help us decorate for Library Lovers' Month! Check out our origami heart table, complete with instructions, near the library’s Circulation Desk during the month of February. Fold to your heart's content, then turn in your creations at the desk and we will hang them above our “National Library Lovers’ Month” selfie station!

  • Winter Slime

    Saturday, February 24th, 2024 
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Easy to make and fun to play with! Register for this event online.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, February 26th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 2 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join our relaxed and joyful time with our little ones as we incorporate music, beginning yoga, and multisensory activities designed to delight your baby. Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • What the Tech!

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Need help with technology? Come by the library computer lab where we will be going over computers and other technology basics. Having trouble with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other device? Bring it in, and we’ll help! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2023 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will investigate a different STEM-related topic bi-weekly. This week’s theme is Coding a Maze. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your toddler to a potpourri of simple stories, fun songs, and a cute craft about Weather! Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with Weather stories, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, February 29th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Day of Unplugging: Plant with Friends

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Learn about marigolds, paint a flower pot, and plant seeds. Register for this event online.

  • Day of Unplugging: Board Game Festival

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages 


    For ages 6-100. Come join friends and family to play some of the board games we have at the library!

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, March 4th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 2 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join our relaxed and joyful time with our little ones as we incorporate music, beginning yoga, and multisensory activities designed to delight your baby. Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Homeschool Hub

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will work together as they go through the scientific method, gathering data, and drawing conclusions. The topic this week is Coding with Jellybeans. Register for this event online.

  • What the Tech!

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Need help with technology? Come by the library computer lab where we will be going over computers and other technology basics. Having trouble with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other device? Bring it in, and we’ll help! Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your toddler to a potpourri of simple stories, fun songs, and a cute craft on Where We Live. Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with Where We Live stories, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft. Register for this event online.

  • Bad Romance

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     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 Samuels Public Library will have a themed discussion for the romance genre every month. March’s theme is Cupid’s Library. Come join us for some fun in discussing anything romance related you have read recently! Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, March 7th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Teens Connect

    Saturday, March 9th, 2024 
    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 12 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us to learn more about Graphic Design 101. Register for this event online.

  • What the Tech!

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Need help with technology? Come by the library computer lab where we will be going over computers and other technology basics. Having trouble with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other device? Bring it in, and we’ll help! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will investigate a different STEM-related topic bi-weekly. This week’s theme is Coding with Jelly Beans. Register for this event online.

  • Genealogy Club

    Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    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.

  • Photography & Beyond: Wildflowers

    Thursday, March 14th, 2024 
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Please join us for an introduction to spring wildflowers and photography. Part 1 (30 minutes) will review identifying wildflowers and the best locations for spring viewing. Part 2 (60 minutes) will review wildflower photography including selecting great subjects, composition, light, and technical tips for getting amazing photographs using all types of camera equipment. There will be an opportunity to practice with flowers in the classroom. This session is for all levels of photographers and types of camera equipment. Join us to learn about our wonderful spring wildflowers – even if you are not interested in taking pictures! This interactive session is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond

    Thursday, March 14th, 2024
    6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED


    Do you love books and sharing them as much as we do? Join us to delve into new worlds of conversation about new books at your community's public library! The theme this month is March Madness, read any retelling of Alice in Wonderland. To attend virtually, please register in advance to receive a Zoom link close to the event date. Register for this event online.

  • Press Play

    Saturday, March 16th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 11 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a Mario Kart tournament! Register for this event online.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, March 18th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 2 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join our relaxed and joyful time with our little ones as we incorporate music, beginning yoga, and multisensory activities designed to delight your baby. Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Homeschool Hub

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will work together as they go through the scientific method, gathering data, and drawing conclusions. The topic this week is creating a Thaumatrope. Register for this event online.

  • Phoenix Project - Hope for New Beginnings

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Serving all members of the Front Royal/Warren County community who have experienced or are currently experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault, Phoenix Project Advocates are available to provide crisis intervention, supportive counseling, safety planning, information and education, and more. Our services are free & confidential and trauma-informed. Hope. Help. Healing. Available the third Tuesday of every month in White Meeting Room A.

  • What the Tech!

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Need help with technology? Come by the library computer lab where we will be going over computers and other technology basics. Having trouble with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other device? Bring it in, and we’ll help! Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your toddler to a potpourri of simple stories, fun songs, and a cute craft about Puppies! Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with Puppy stories, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, March 21st, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Pain Management

    Thursday, March 21st, 2024 
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a health workshop led by Dr. Christopher Massonneau, an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist with over 30 years of clinical experience & expertise. Dr. Massonneau will explain the role, biology, and neurology of pain. Additionally, the workshop will cover the management, recovery, and treatment for acute and persistent pain. Register for this event online.

  • Easter Extravaganza

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Off-Site Event | Gertrude E. Miller Community Park, 905 Stadium Drive, Front Royal
    All Ages


    Join us with Warren County Parks & Recreation and ARC at Gertrude E. Miller Park for stories, crafts, egg hunts and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Fun for the family!

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, March 25th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 2 & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join our relaxed and joyful time with our little ones as we incorporate music, beginning yoga, and multisensory activities designed to delight your baby. Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • What the Tech!

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Need help with technology? Come by the library computer lab where we will be going over computers and other technology basics. Having trouble with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other device? Bring it in, and we’ll help! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Children will investigate a different STEM-related topic bi-weekly. This week’s theme is creating a Thaumatrope. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your toddler to a potpourri of simple stories, fun songs, and a cute craft about Friends. Siblings welcome. Register for this event online.

  • Read with the Sheriff Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    This week we will have a special guest from the Sheriff’s office! Come in for an enjoyable hour filled with Friend stories, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Register for this event online.

  • Game Night at the Library

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2024
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Game nights are not just for kids! Come join us and other like-minded gaming enthusiasts to try out some of the library’s board game collection. This month, we will be having a relaxed but energetic night playing Snake Oil and more. Register for this event online.

  • GED Class

    Thursday, March 28th, 2024 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Samuels Public Library is proud to host Laurel Ridge Community College's General Education Development course. This course is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (except on school holidays or closings) and is completely free. Let this course be the stepping stone to your success. More information on registration dates and deadlines can be found on Laurel Ridge's website - https://laurelridge.edu/adult-education.

  • Eclipse 2024!!

    Saturday, March 30th, 2024 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Interested in astronomy? Love solar eclipses? Come join us to learn about the upcoming eclipse on April 8th, 2024! It’s the last one that will be viewable from the United States for the next 20 years! We’ll cover topics like what to expect and how to safely view it. Make sure to attend and get free eclipse glasses! Register for this event online.