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upcoming youth programs

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for an exciting story time all about dinosaurs!

Tuesday, September 1st @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Please join us for a feathery collection of stories, songs and a craft all about birds! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 2nd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 3rd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, September 5th @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Can you solve the mystery? See if you can solve the mystery embedded in a wonderful story!

Tuesday, September 8th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

It's true! You might think these stories aren't true but they are! Sometimes truth is surprising. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 9th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 10th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Garden Party!
all ages

Celebrate our lovely Upchurch Children's Garden all day long! Join us at 11 a.m. for magic and balloon animals from beloved magician Kevin Owens. At 1 p.m., come in and cool off during our Ice Cream Social. Watch as local teens and staff create a GIANT ice cream castle that we get to eat afterwards! Go into the garden from 2 - 5 p.m. and get your face painted!

Saturday, September 12th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Please join us for an inspiring story time that will prove that you can do it!

Tuesday, September 15th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Do you enjoy singing? If so, come join us for a melodic assortment of songs, stories and crafts. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 16th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 17th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Food from Farm to Table
ages 6 and up

Join our new children's gardening series of programs! Help plant vegetables and herbs that we will harvest for next month's cooking class! Bring your gardening gloves! Registration required.

Saturday, September 19th @ 11 a.m.

Teens Create!
ages 12 - 20

Do you love ART? Come in and CREATE! We are going to be working on beautiful landscapes. Registration required.

Saturday, September 19th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Join us for a story time, craft and activity all about this wonderful food!

Tuesday, September 22nd @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

This is the time of year for colorful leaves, spicy scents and crisp, fresh air! Let's share autumn with a celebration of story, song and art! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 23rd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 24th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

SamiCon
all ages

Samuels Public Library’s own mini Comic-Con celebrates reading and technology literacy at the library, in our community, and beyond through comics, graphic novels, manga, anime, gaming, and computer technology. This is the culminating event of Library Card Sign-up month. Registration will start at 10 a.m. followed by an opening program at 10:30 a.m. Educational programs and classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The exhibit hall with vendors and special activities including free face painting and games will open at 2 p.m. The day will end with a costume contest at 4 p.m. followed by the announcement of winners of the contest and of the Library Card Month drawing.

Saturday, September 26th @ 10 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a STEM program all about the seasons.

Tuesday, September 29th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Chocolate chip, sugar, ginger and snickerdoodle. Who doesn't love cookies? Join us for a yummy-themed story time! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, September 30th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 1st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Books & Barks
beginning readers and up

Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Saturday, October 3rd @ 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Select a time at registration.

Aspiring Artists
ages 7 - 11

Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our new children's art class. Registration required.

Saturday, October 3rd @ 2 p.m.

Time for Baby
ages 2 and under

What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, October 6th @ 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a fanciful story time all about knights and princesses!

Tuesday, October 6th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Learn about fire safety from our local fire department! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 14th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 15th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a STEM story time all about big and small!

Tuesday, October 20th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Let's have fun on the farm! This story time is all about the cows, pigs, horses and chickens! Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 21st @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 22nd @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Kooky Chefs Introduce from Garden to Table
ages 6 and up

Please join us as we take the harvest from the children's garden and make it into scrumptious dishes! Registration required.

Saturday, October 24th @ 11 a.m.

Children's Writing Workshop
ages 6 and up

Do you enjoy crafting stories? If so, join us for our new Children's Writing Workshop. Registration required.

Saturday, October 24th @ 2 p.m.

Big Kids Story Time
ages 5 and up

Join us for a shivery story time all about creepy creatures!

Tuesday, October 27th @ 4:30 p.m.

Story Time for Toddlers & Preschoolers
toddlers: ages 3 and under | preschoolers: ages 3½ to 5

Please join us for a cozy story time all about pumpkins. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, October 28th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 29th @ 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Family Story Time
all ages

Please join us for a special family story time presented by the Tree Stewards. We will be learning fun facts all about trees!

Saturday, October 31st @ 11 a.m.

Discuss This!
ages 14 - 20

Are you inspired by good books, articles, movies and art? Do you write, draw, or enjoy playing music? If so, come in and share those things that have inspired you recently. Meet others who are also passionate about all the cool things out there! Registration required.

Saturday, October 31st @ 2 p.m.