Youth Programming

  • Discuss This

    Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    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. Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will investigate a different STEM-related topic each week. Our theme for this week’s club is Cleaning up Oil Spills. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, July 6th, 2022 
    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ & Under  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Part of the Warren Reads Program in collaboration with Warren County Parks and Rec. Each month throughout the summer enjoy an important community member guest reading during story time. This month we will have a special guest from the Police Department! Enjoy their story and then visit their police car. Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, July 6th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Part of the Warren Reads Program in collaboration with Warren County Parks and Rec. Each month throughout the summer enjoy an important community member guest reading during story time. This month we will have a special guest from the Police Department! Enjoy their story and then visit their police car. Register for this event online.

  • Ocean Zones!

    Thursday, July 7th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION PREFERRED 


    Let's learn about ocean zones! We will explore the three main ocean zones and the animals and plants that are unique to them. We'll practice our investigating and research skills, and then create mini aquariums to take home! Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Trails: Bug Bingo at Eastham Park

    Friday, July 8th, 2022 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    Off-Site Event | Eastham Park, 860 Luray Avenue, Front Royal
    Ages 2 - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us at Eastham Park, where we will lend magnifying glasses for all the children to take a close look at the cool bugs we can find along the path! We will play a game of "bug bingo" while we walk and explore, and then enjoy a story time! This program is brought to you in partnership with Warren County Parks & Recreation. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Register for this event online.

  • Press Play

    Saturday, July 9th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 11 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a gaming session of Super Smash Bros.! Attendance is very limited, so please register in advance. Register for this event online.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, July 11th, 2022 
    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.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will investigate a different STEM-related topic each week. Our theme for this week’s club is Gravity Defying Water. Register for this event online.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 
    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! Bees Knees will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft! Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in with your preschooler for an enjoyable hour filled with amazing tales, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! Bees Knees will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft! Register for this event online.

  • Mr. Jon & Friends

    Thursday, July 14th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages 


    This musical comedy show is all about fun and laughter! Mr. Jon & Friends will inspire dancing and movement. Sure to bring a smile to your face, even his puppet will make you giggle!

  • Dance Program Presented by Dancing by His Grace

    Friday, July 15th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Discover some of the great composers and choreographers of dance! From Ballet to Tap to Jazz! Learn choreography and hear a variety of musical pieces, as well as create your own "DANCE & MUSIC APPRECIATION BOOK" to add to each year, with the guidance of Artistic Director and Professional Ballet Teacher, Karen Eriksson-Lee, and Classical Ballet Teacher, Katya Stafira. Register for this event online.

  • Helpders in the Garden

    Saturday, July 16th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Bring your special needs child or adult to this wonderful garden program! We will learn about insects, enjoy a honey tasting, and listen to a story. Open to ages 5+, including adults. All participants must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Register for this event online.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, July 18th, 2022 
    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.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us in the library or virtually as we explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will investigate a different STEM-related topic each week. This week’s theme is Straw Siphoning. If attending in-person, register for this event online. This program will also be available to watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 
    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 all about our community helpers! Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

  • Leave No Trace

    Thursday, July 21st, 2022 
    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 -12  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for an afternoon of activities designed to introduce Leave No Trace principles. Through games and conversation we will explore these guidelines that help us reduce our impact on outdoor spaces while we recreate, explore and enjoy them. Led by avid hiker and Warren County Appalachian Trail Committee co-chair, Susan Tschirhart. Register for this event online.

  • Dance Program Presented by Dancing by His Grace

    Friday, July 22nd, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3 - 8  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Sing, dance, explore musical instruments, and have fun putting them all together! Learn about Composer Camille Saint-Saens and his beautiful "Carnival of the Animals" while dancing like the fish in the aquarium, or the swans on the lake, or maybe the elephant in the circus! Register for this event online.

  • Aspiring Artists

    Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 7 & Up


    Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class and learn to turn a pile of fabric scraps into a fabric bowl! Register for this event online.

  • Music & Movement for Babies & Toddlers

    Monday, July 25th, 2022 
    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.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us in the library or virtually as we explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will investigate a different STEM-related topic each week. This week’s theme is Weathering and Erosion with Sugar Cubes. If attending in-person, register for this event online. This program will also be available to watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Toddler Story Time

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 
    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! By the Sea will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft! Register for this event online.

  • Preschool Story Time

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 3½ - 5  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in with your preschooler for an enjoyable hour filled with amazing tales, exciting sing-alongs, finger plays, and a nifty craft! By the Sea will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft! Register for this event online.

  • Petting Zoo

    Saturday, July 30th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    All Ages 


    Get up close to some super cool animals right here at the library! Join us in the garden to meet some goats, sheep, ducks, rabbits, and a pig! Courtesy of Crooked Creek Mobile Petting Zoo.