Adult & Youth Programming

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    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. We will learn about binary codes this week, and make bracelets. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Goodnight, Sweetheart! Virtual Pajama Story Time

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 
    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    Join Miss Pattie for some sweet bedtime stories. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Story Time

    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
    All Ages


    Home, Sweet Home will be the theme of our stories this week. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, September 26th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will exchange the best locations for enjoying autumn in the valley and share techniques for capturing the beauty of Autumn in the valley and mountains. Photographers of all levels using any type of cameras are welcome to join us. Register for this event online.

  • Virtual Discuss This

    Saturday, September 26th, 2020 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join Ms. Michal for a virtual teen discussion group. 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. Sign up in advance to participate on a platform to be determined. Register for this event online.

  • Symphony of Sound

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    This series of programs explores many sounds, including sounds found in nature and the science of sound as well as musical instruments. Children will be able to explore many kinds of sounds and reflect creatively on them as well as create their own sounds via crafts. This week we will have a musical story time. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    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. Lava! You’ll have the opportunity to make your own, after learning about volcanoes. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Goodnight, Sweetheart! Virtual Pajama Story Time

    Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 
    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    Join Miss Pattie for some sweet bedtime stories. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Story Time

    Thursday, October 1st, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
    All Ages


    We love dinos! Join Miss Pattie for some great stories about dinosaurs! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Books & Barks

    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    All Ages


    Join Finn and his owner Susan for a reverse Books and Barks session. Enjoy a good book with a very friendly dog! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    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. Ready for a change? Our topic this week is metamorphosis. We’ll learn about butterflies and make a craft. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Books & Beyond Discussion

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for our adult book club discussion time! This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105. Register for this event online.

  • Goodnight, Sweetheart! Virtual Pajama Story Time

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 
    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    It's time for bed! Join Miss Pattie for some sweet bedtime stories. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Story Time

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
    All Ages


    Miss Pattie will feature some favorite fairy tales during this week’s story time. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Front Royal Writer's Group

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    We're a supportive, non-judgmental group of writers who meet and share our mutual love of writing and to help each other get better at it! Join us for a special Zoom discussion session. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will share autumn photographs taken by group members. We will review key points of composition and other techniques. Using a free editing tool, suggestions for enhancing photos will be demonstrated. Register for this event online.

  • Virtual Aspiring Artists

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages 7 & Up


    Do you enjoy art? If so, please join us for our children's art class. In this class, artists will make Marvelous Mosaics. Choose your pattern and puzzle together your unique, colorful design! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Symphony of Sound

    Monday, October 12th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    This series of programs explores many sounds, including sounds found in nature and the science of sound as well as musical instruments. Children will be able to explore many kinds of sounds and reflect creatively on them as well as create their own sounds via crafts. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    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 explore crystals and how they form. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Wonders of the Sea

    Monday, October 19th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 & Up


    Head out to the open sea with Ms. Michal and explore the depths of lore and mysteries surrounding the ocean! Tour lighthouses, and learn how you can help the oceans thrive. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Books & Beyond

    Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Overstory by Richard Powers. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Goodnight, Sweetheart! Virtual Pajama Story Time

    Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 
    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    It's time for bed! Join Miss Pattie for some sweet bedtime stories. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Story Time

    Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
    All Ages


    Fall Fun will be the theme of our stories this week! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will explore techniques for capturing and editing images to create artist abstract designs. Photographers of all levels using any type of cameras are welcome to join us. Register for this event online.

  • Virtual Discuss This

    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join Ms. Michal for a virtual teen discussion group. 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. Sign up in advance to participate on a platform to be determined. Register for this event online.

  • Symphony of Sound

    Monday, October 26th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    This series of programs explores many sounds, including sounds found in nature and the science of sound as well as musical instruments. Children will be able to explore many kinds of sounds and reflect creatively on them as well as create their own sounds via crafts. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Science Scouts

    Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Ages 6 - 11


    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 learn the how and why of elephant toothpaste! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Goodnight, Sweetheart! Virtual Pajama Story Time

    Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 
    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    It's time for bed! Join Miss Pattie for some sweet bedtime stories. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Virtual Story Time

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
    All Ages


    When two things are so very different, we call them opposites. Enjoy some great stories about opposites with Miss Pattie. Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Boo to You! Virtual Story Time

    Saturday, October 31st, 2020 
    2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    All Ages


    Listen to some fun stories as you get ready for your evening celebrations! Watch on the Samuels Library Facebook Page or YouTube Channel.

  • Books & Beyond Discussion

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for our adult book club discussion time! This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, November 7th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will explore techniques using photography to create stories and express emotions. The theme will be on giving thanks. Photographers of all levels using any type of cameras are welcome to join us. Register for this event online.

  • Front Royal Writer's Group

    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    We're a supportive, non-judgmental group of writers who meet and share our mutual love of writing and to help each other get better at it! Join us for a special Zoom discussion session. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond

    Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is The Yellow House by Sarah Broom. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, November 21st, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will share photographs taken by group members that tell their stories of giving thanks. Emphasis will be placed on techniques to enhance the stories within the photos. We will review key points of composition and other techniques. Using a free editing tool, suggestions for enhancing photos will be demonstrated. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Discussion

    Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for our adult book club discussion time! This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105. Register for this event online.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, December 5th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will explore techniques for capturing the winter holidays through photography. In addition, suggestions for creating photography-based gifts and crafts will be provided. Photographers of all levels using any type of cameras are welcome to join us. Register for this event online.

  • Front Royal Writer's Group

    Thursday, December 10th, 2020 
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    We're a supportive, non-judgmental group of writers who meet and share our mutual love of writing and to help each other get better at it! Join us for a special Zoom discussion session. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond

    Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This program will take place over Zoom. You will need to provide an email as well as a device that has Zoom on it. Zoom is accessible as a website or as an app you can download to your phone. If you need help setting up Zoom on your device, please call the Adult Reference desk at 540.635.3153 ext. 105.

  • Photography & Beyond

    Saturday, December 19th, 2020 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Come explore the world of photography and beyond. Our photography group meets virtually, every other week, using Zoom technology. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. During this session, we will share photographs taken by group members. We will review key points of composition and other techniques. Using a free editing tool, suggestions for enhancing photos will be demonstrated. Register for this event online.

  • Front Royal Writer's Group

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    We're a supportive, non-judgmental group of writers who meet and share our mutual love of writing and to help each other get better at it! Join us for a special Zoom discussion session. Register for this event online.

  • Front Royal Writer's Group

    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    We're a supportive, non-judgmental group of writers who meet and share our mutual love of writing and to help each other get better at it! Join us for a special Zoom discussion session. Register for this event online.