Events

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. This week, we will examine Colors in Motion with our chromatography theme. Register for this event online.

Writer's Support Group

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Come out and join the Warren Wordsmiths, an informal writer's support group that meets every fourth Tuesday of the month. Have a writing project you're working on? Need someone to bounce ideas or give constructive criticism? Then this is the group for you!

Crochet Group

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


We invite you to come out and learn how to crochet or share your talents. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. All ability levels welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Story time will be fun with our painting theme! Come in for stories, songs, a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Story time will be fun with our painting theme! Come in for stories, songs, a craft. Siblings welcome.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Story time will be fun with our painting theme! Come in for stories, songs, a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Story time will be fun with our painting theme! Come in for stories, songs, a craft. Siblings welcome.

Virtual Trip Through Paris

Friday, July 27th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 8 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Take a virtual trip through Paris. Explore its attractions, music, and art. Afterwards sample classic French cheeses, seasoned with the famous "Herbes de Provence" that French chefs use everywhere. Finally, create a shimmery piece of French-inspired art. Register for this event online.

Altered Books: Folded Page Book Sculptures

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us this summer for our altered books craft workshop series where you can make unique interesting items out of discarded books! This is an adult craft but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are always welcome. Register for this event online.

Studio 330

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Ages 9 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join Front Royal artist, Michael Whited, in a class for budding young artists ages 9 to 18. Young artists will complete one work of art in each 1 1/2-hour session. The class emphasizes using basic shapes in drawings and painting, shading and shadowing techniques, and combining elements into a cohesive composition. Techniques may include using colored pencils, water colors, or acrylics. Register for this event online.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Trickster Tales with Anansi the Spider

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
All Ages 


How does a spider beat an elephant in a bout of tug-of-war?? You'll find out when Barefoot Puppets presents Trickster Tales! This 45-minute performance stars Anansi the Spider in two traditional folktales of the Beluba and Ashanti peoples. It's a high energy show with fun for all ages!

Science Scouts

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. This week, we'll discuss paper engineering and flight with our Greatest Paper Flying Machines theme. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about a summer favorite - picnics! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about a summer favorite - picnics! Siblings welcome.

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Join us at the library for a workshop for beginner to advanced genealogists. Discover your family roots with a team of genealogists who together have researched more than 50,000 names!

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about a summer favorite - picnics! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will be about a summer favorite - picnics! Siblings welcome.

Journey to Israel

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Israel. An ancient, yet modern country. We will learn about the varied geography of Israel animals that are native to Israel, and its history. Experience the language, the culture, and the food of this historic land and its people. Register for this event online.

Visual Voyages: Techniques for Photographing Your Travels

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us to learn how photography can capture the heart and soul of the places you visit. The key to dynamic travel photography is being able to identify images that represent the unique essence of a destination. Travel photography can be close to home in our beautiful parks and downtown events or can be in far-off lands.

This presentation focuses on how to select and compose scenes using any type of camera or smartphone. Included will be some basic techniques that help you capture great images. Finally, we will discuss options for printing and sharing images. Although this is not a hands-on presentation, bring your camera or smartphone along to review different settings. Register for this event online.

Arthropod Adaptations

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Explore arthropods in our backyards! Get up-close and hands-on with insect specimens to create food chains, build food webs, and examine interactions in ecosystems. Presented by the educators at Blandy Farms. Register for this event online.

Books & Barks

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 
10:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Beginning Readers & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


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

Discuss This

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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. Refreshments will be provided. Register for this event online.

Monday Movie - A Wrinkle in Time

Monday, August 6th, 2018 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Enjoy a free movie provided by the library. Movie titles are geared towards a family audience with a variety of G and PG ratings. Popcorn available while supplies last! Register for this event online.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here in the cafe area to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge. Note: Takes place most Tuesdays of every month - if personnel are not here, blood pressure checks are available any day of the week at St. Luke Community Clinic. You do not need to be a patient there to take advantage of this service.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 2 & 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. This month, our theme will be, "Picnic!" Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Explore the mysteries of the world through science! In this weekly program, we will discuss and perform hands on investigations of S.T.E.M.-related topics. This week, experience the Good Vibrations as we learn about sound! Register for this event online.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


We invite you to come out and learn how to crochet or share your talents. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. All ability levels welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


We're going to the zoo! What about you? Join us for stories, songs, and craft! Siblings welcome.