Events

Printable Youth Events Schedule: January/February 2020 (PDF)     March/April 2020 (PDF)

GED Class

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Free GED test preparation classes are held at the library each week (except on school holidays or closings). For more information and to sign up, visit needmyged.org or call 1.800.435.5945.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 | Martes, 31 de marzo de 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

What the Tech!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Having trouble with your electronics? Don't worry! Come into What the Tech and we can help you! Phones, tablets, e-readers, and anything else you need help with! Just check at the Adult Reference Desk for available times every Tuesday - 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


This month, our activities and discussions will be centered on The Wizard of Oz, and Lion will be the featured character this week. “Put 'em up, put 'em up!” Register for this event online.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


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

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


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

Genealogy Nuts! Shake Your Family Tree

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 
6:30 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!

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 | Jueves, 2 de abril de 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


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

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


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

Movie Showing - Judy

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Join us for a special showing of Judy. Thirty years after starring in The Wizard of Oz, beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.

This is an adult program. This movie is rated PG-13. Children under 13 will not be allowed. All teens must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Books & Barks

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 
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.

Wild for Wildflowers: Hands-On Photography Workshop

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


April wildflowers celebrate Mother Nature’s glorious emergence from winter. The Shenandoah Valley has a spectacular array of spring wildflowers. Sharon Fisher, naturalist and local photographer, will share photos of local wildflowers and the best locations for observing them. In addition, she will present techniques for photographing wildflowers including how to compose photos using any type of camera or smartphone. Bring your camera or smartphone along to review different settings and to practice taking photos of potted flowers in the classroom. Sharon will also share plans for optional time to meet in the field for wildflower photography walks. Register for this event online.

Discuss This

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 
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.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 | Martes, 7 de abril de 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 
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. Happy Spring will be the theme this month. Siblings welcome.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through S.T.E.M. activities, games, food, and more! This month, we will explore The Chronicles of Narnia, beginning with The Magician’s Nephew. Register for this event online.

Crochet Group

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 
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, April 8th, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft this week will be about Beautiful Bugs! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft this week will be about Beautiful Bugs! Siblings welcome.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 | Jueves, 9 de abril de 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft this week will be about Beautiful Bugs! Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft this week will be about Beautiful Bugs! Siblings welcome.

Front Royal Writer's Group

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story you've always wanted to write but having trouble starting? Are you in the middle of a story but don't know how to finish it? Is your story completed but you don't know how to publish it? Join our Writer's Group! We're supportive, non-judgmental and meet to share our mutual love of writing and to help each other to get better at it! Contact Steve Reinagel for more information at . Register for this event online.

Leave No Trace

Saturday, April 11th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 16  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Learn about Leave No Trace principles and why they are so important to follow while exploring our natural wilderness areas. Youth ages 6 - 9 and 10 - 16 are invited to participate in a game or two exploring one or more of these principles. Also, come and enjoy the Library Quest being launched today and "hike through the stacks" of your local library exploring hiking and nature resources and wonder at the nature experiences located here! Register for this event online.

Program led by members and volunteers with the Warren County-Front Royal Appalachian Trail Community.

Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate!

Saturday, April 11th, 2020 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Teen chocolate lovers are invited to this workshop in which they will experience many ways to work with chocolate. They will use molds, fill hollow centers, and “paint” chocolate. Register for this event online.

Welcome Spring: Ceramic Sunflower Workshop

Saturday, April 11th, 2020 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Join us for this special springtime workshop with Arline Link from the Kiln Doctor. During this workshop, you will make giant ceramic sunflowers perfect for decorating your yard! Space is limited. Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible caregiver. Register for this event online.

English as a Second Language | Inglés como segundo idioma

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 | Martes, 14 de abril de 2020 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will explore popular books and book series through S.T.E.M. activities, games, food, and more! This month, we will explore The Chronicles of Narnia, focusing on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Register for this event online.

Books & Beyond

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


What’s Cooking? Find out at story time this week! We’ll also have songs, finger plays, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


What’s Cooking? Find out at story time this week! We’ll also have songs, finger plays, and a craft. Siblings welcome.

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