Youth Programs

Printable Youth Events Schedule: November/December 2019 (PDF)

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we will build a candyscape, like the factory with the chocolate river. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Thankful will be the theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

The Princess & the “P___”

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All Ages


Lyla sees no purpose to princes. They’re ugly, stupid - and obnoxious! Why can’t Hagabah see that, and why must the master insist that she keep the prince around three more days? The world would be a much better place without that prince. He doesn’t even know that it takes a pea to know a princess. And she’s a true princess, whether he’s a true prince - or not. Or is she? The whole family is invited to join us for this hilarious episode of fantastical suspense, and find out!

Chess & More

Saturday, November 30th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Meet other kids and teens who enjoy the challenge of a good chess, checkers, or other board game. Bring your favorite game with you. Register for this event online.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 
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, "Jingle Bells." Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! After reading a Christmas story, we’ll discuss giving and how it affects us and the people around us. During our craft time, we will make Christmas cards for a nursing home, and decorate bowls for an animal shelter. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 5th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

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


Gingerbread and Candy Canes will be the delicious theme of our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 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 by clicking on your preferred time slot - 10:00 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.

Discuss This

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 
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.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! After reading a Christmas story, we’ll discuss how Christmas tree farms work, and how Christmas trees grow. During our craft time, we will make Christmas tree ornaments. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Enjoy some Christmas cheer during our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Enjoy some Christmas cheer during our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Enjoy some Christmas cheer during our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Enjoy some Christmas cheer during our stories, songs, and craft this week! Siblings welcome.

Celebrate George Washington

Saturday, December 14th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 7 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


December 14 is the 220th anniversary of George Washington's death.  Today we will learn more about this great leader of our country and celebrate his legacy. Register for this event online.

Science Scouts & More

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through science, games, food, and more! After reading a Christmas story, we’ll make a picture for someone and wrap it up, ready for gift-giving. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Something we all enjoy this time of year is giving and receiving gifts. Our stories, songs, and craft will reflect the spirit of the season! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Something we all enjoy this time of year is giving and receiving gifts. Our stories, songs, and craft will reflect the spirit of the season! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 19th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Something we all enjoy this time of year is giving and receiving gifts. Our stories, songs, and craft will reflect the spirit of the season! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, December 19th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Something we all enjoy this time of year is giving and receiving gifts. Our stories, songs, and craft will reflect the spirit of the season! Siblings welcome.

Studio 330

Saturday, December 28th, 2019 
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.

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