Youth Programs

The Maker Club

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. Get ready for fun as we read and create around the theme, "Be Silly!"

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Healthy teeth will be the theme of our story times this week, featuring visitors from McCorkle Dental. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Healthy teeth will be the theme of our story times this week, featuring visitors from McCorkle Dental. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Healthy teeth will be the theme of our story times this week, featuring visitors from McCorkle Dental. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Healthy teeth will be the theme of our story times this week, featuring visitors from McCorkle Dental. Siblings welcome.

Books & Barks

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 
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.

Studio 330

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Ages 9 - 18


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.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 
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 we will practice saying, "Merry Christmas!" Siblings welcome.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. Are they under your bed, or in the closet? This week, we'll explore the intricacies of snowflakes in this S.T.E.M. program.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us down on the farm for our “Old MacDonald” theme! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us down on the farm for our “Old MacDonald” theme! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Join us down on the farm for our “Old MacDonald” theme! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Join us down on the farm for our “Old MacDonald” theme! Siblings welcome.

Liberty Man

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Ages 8 & Up


Educator Larry Johnson will depict his ancestor Private Abel Johnston, former Revolutionary War Soldier from North Carolina, twenty years after the conclusion of the war. Johnson will appear in full costume and will display and describe the tools and supplies that a period soldier would carry with him.

Chess & More!

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 
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.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. This week, we'll explore music through our stories and craft.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What’s yummy in your tummy and fun to make at Christmas? Cookies! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What’s yummy in your tummy and fun to make at Christmas? Cookies! Siblings welcome.

Future Einsteins

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children are invited to be a Future Einstein! Join us after school for a time of snacks, learning, experiments, and fun with the STEM GEMS and others who love science!

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What’s yummy in your tummy and fun to make at Christmas? Cookies! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What’s yummy in your tummy and fun to make at Christmas? Cookies! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s celebrate Christmas with some great stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s celebrate Christmas with some great stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s celebrate Christmas with some great stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s celebrate Christmas with some great stories, songs, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

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