Youth Programs

Books & Barks

Saturday, June 1st, 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, June 1st, 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. This month, join Monica Farrall, Educational Outreach Coordinator, as she takes a short, fun look at 4 major personality categories which have an animal likeness: the lion, the otter, the golden retriever, and the beaver. Each animal has different temperaments and characteristics which make it special and unique; just like each of us. Come learn how a better understanding of personalities can strengthen our relationships with family and friends. Register for this event online.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, June 4th, 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, "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" Siblings welcome.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 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. Windmill S.T.E.M. is the topic of this week's investigations. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


Big, bigger, biggest! We'll have stories that illustrate comparisons, poems, and a fun craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

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


Big, bigger, biggest! We'll have stories that illustrate comparisons, poems, and a fun craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Big, bigger, biggest! We'll have stories that illustrate comparisons, poems, and a fun craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Big, bigger, biggest! We'll have stories that illustrate comparisons, poems, and a fun craft! Siblings welcome.

Summer Reading Club Begins

Friday, June 7th, 2019 
All Ages 


Join us for a fun day of celebration as we begin our annual Summer Reading Club! Sign up for Summer Reading Club and take part in these great activities:

  • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Buy a frozen treat from the C&C ice cream truck, featuring a new flavor: It’s Showtime at Your Library!
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Meet Leonidas the Owl from Wakefield County Day School and get a balloon!
  • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Get your face painted!
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Local entertainer Kevin Owens will amaze children and adults with the variety and complexity of balloon animal creations.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Larsen’s Amazing World of Reptiles will let children, teens, and adults learn fun facts about reptiles, see them up close, and have a chance to hold or touch them.

Aspiring Artists

Saturday, June 8th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 7 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come create your own self-portrait in pastel! We will observe famous artists' self-portraits such as Rembrandt, Renoir, Van Gogh, and Frida Kahlo and then draw our own original self portraits. Register for this event online.

Game On!

Saturday, June 8th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 - 18  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Sample games from our new video game collection and give us your recommendations for more titles at our Game On! program for teens! Register for this event online.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 
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 do some underwater explorations with our ocean zones theme! Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


Trained animals and amazing tricks! It's the circus! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Trained animals and amazing tricks! It's the circus! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Trained animals and amazing tricks! It's the circus! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 13th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Trained animals and amazing tricks! It's the circus! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Wiggly Worms

Friday, June 14th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come on down and get your hands dirty! Pet some worms and then make a worm hotel for the library garden. Learn about the importance of worms to the health of the soil and farm crops. The worms will be our garden pets for the summer and will be fed every Monday and Friday at 2:00 p.m. Children are welcome to help. We thank Allyson Ponn of the Lord Fairfax Soil and Conservation District for making this program possible. Register for this event online.

Monday Movie

Monday, June 17th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Love Legos? Come on in and watch The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. And if it inspires you to do some building, we’ll have some Legos on hand! Register for this event online.

Science Scouts

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 
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 learn about animal cells. Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


Let's have some stories about squawky, gawky chickens! Come in for a fun craft and poems, too! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Let's have some stories about squawky, gawky chickens! Come in for a fun craft and poems, too! Siblings welcome.

A Creative Space

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Teens will learn about the more abstract side of art. In this class we'll look at concepts and colors. What emotion does this artwork portray based on the predominant colors? How can simply applying a color over an image change the tone of it? Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

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


Let's have some stories about squawky, gawky chickens! Come in for a fun craft and poems, too! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 20th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Let's have some stories about squawky, gawky chickens! Come in for a fun craft and poems, too! Siblings welcome.

Chess & More

Saturday, June 22nd, 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.

Dragon Feathers Puppet Show

Monday, June 24th, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
All Ages 


Dragon Feathers features a colorful, zany cast of talented dragons! They are silly, but never scary; foolish, but never frightening. Bring the whole family to this entertaining celebration of fun! Presented by Bob Brown Puppets.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What's cooking? Come to story time for a taste of good books, songs, and a craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What's cooking? Come to story time for a taste of good books, songs, and a craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 27th, 2019 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What's cooking? Come to story time for a taste of good books, songs, and a craft! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 27th, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What's cooking? Come to story time for a taste of good books, songs, and a craft! Siblings welcome.

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