May the Fourth Be With Your Library
Celebrate Star Wars all month long in May at Samuels Library! Featuring activities the whole family can enjoy, including a community-wide scavenger hunt, special programs, grand prize drawings and more! Explore all the different special events we have planned below.
May 8th & 22nd
11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. in the Children's Garden
Younglings! Make a Star Wars-themed mask and lightsaber! Prizes will be awarded! Advanced registration is required. For ages 6 - 11.
Out of this World
Editing Techniques: Photography & Beyond
May 1st @ 10:00 a.m.
Join us as we kickoff the celebration of Star Wars month by demonstrating some out of this world photo editing techniques! Registration required.
Earthrise: A Journey of Discovery With NASA
May 6th @ 6:30 p.m.
Join Alan Sturgis, NASA aerospace engineer, on a virtual journey to explore the International Space Station, the Apollo 1968 mission, Artemis and other current missions. Registration required.
Aliens Among Us?
Help Fight the Spread of the Spotted Lanternfly
May 13th @ 6:30 p.m.
The Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive “alien” species, is now in Virginia. Join us through Zoom to learn how to identify, report, and stop the Spotted Lanternfly! Registration required.
Darkside of the Universe
May 20th @ 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a virtual presentation through Zoom on dark matter and energy as well as how to be a citizen scientist by local amatuer astronomer Dane Toler. Registration required.
Altered Books Craft
May 27th @ 6:30 p.m.
Have an old book perfect for crafting? Check out our Star Wars-themed altered book craft at the library for the month of May. Registration required.