Winter Reading Club

January 3rd - March 1st

Warm blankets, relaxing by a fire with your favorite book while the winds howl outside...this years Winter Reading Club theme is Keep Calm and Cozy On! Sign up starting January 3rd in person or online.
Penguin reading
Note: If you have participated in one of our reading programs in the past using Beanstack, you don't need to create a new user to sign up - simply login to your original account and check the box to register for the current program.

Readers need to read one book each week to earn a prize.

Use Beanstack to log your books online, earn badges for books read and activities completed. You will also have access to themed guides for researching and enjoying topics of interest, write reviews to share with others, and see what other kids are reading this summer. Follow this link for more information on using Beanstack.

Our programs will be highlighting all cozy and comforting things. Come in the library or enjoy some of our virtual programs found on YouTube or Facebook.

Events for Ages 6 - 11

  • CANCELLED - Aspiring Artists

    Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 7 & Up


    This event has been cancelled due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

    Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class. Register for this event online.

  • NOW VIRTUAL EVENT - Science Scouts

    Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Virtual Event
    Ages 6 - 11


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

    Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will investigate a different STEM-related topic each week. This week we will learn about freezing and melting by learning how to lift ice cubes with no hands! This program will be available to watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in on Tuesday afternoons for a time to 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 Dancing Candy Hearts. We will learn about floating and density! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come in on Tuesday afternoons for a time to 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 Moon Phases. Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 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 Make Drawings Float! We will learn about chemistry and polymers. 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.

  • Hygge: Cozying Up in Winter

    Saturday, February 19th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Learn about the Nordic art of "Hygge," or finding ways to be cozy during the dark and cold parts of the year. We will be making decorative birch bark candle holders to add that special cozy glow on dark winter nights! Register for this event online.

  • Science Scouts

    Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 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 Invisible Ink! We will learn about chemical reactions. 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.

  • Crochet

    Saturday, February 26th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
    Ages 10 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet? Now is your chance! Hang out with other crafty kids and learn to crochet, or level up the skills you already have! Register for this event online.