L. E. Smoot Memorial Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at L. E. Smoot Memorial Library! Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Teen Slip n Slide Su
Friday, Jul. 28, 12:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Finish out the summer reading program on our slip n slide! We'll have food, games, and lots of water to keep cool!

Open to teens ages 12-18

Please note that this program will take place at Sealston Park. 

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Harry Potter Wizardi
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 11:00 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and we're celebrating! Mad Science of Virginia is giving you the chance to go to Hogwarts with their wizarding workshop. 

Children in grades K-6 only. 

Must have participated in the Summer Reading Program to attend.  

You are registering for a one hour session, please register for the time you would like to attend. 

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org. 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Harry Potter Wizardi
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 12:15 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and we're celebrating! Mad Science of Virginia is giving you the chance to go to Hogwarts with their wizarding workshop. 
Children in grades K-6 only. 
Must have participated in the Summer Reading Program to attend.  
You are registering for a one hour session, please register for the time you would like to attend. 
For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org. 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Harry Potter Wizardi
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1:30 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and we're celebrating! Mad Science of Virginia is giving you the chance to go to Hogwarts with their wizarding workshop. 
Children in grades K-6 only. 
Must have participated in the Summer Reading Program to attend.  
You are registering for a one hour session, please register for the time you would like to attend. 
For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org. 
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Harry Potter Wizardi
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 3:45 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and we're celebrating! Mad Science of Virginia is giving you the chance to go to Hogwarts with their wizarding workshop. 
Children in grades K-6 only. 
Must have participated in the Summer Reading Program to attend.  
You are registering for a one hour session, please register for the time you would like to attend. 
For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org. 
Summer Cinema
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 11 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. This movie is rated PG.
Wee Readers
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 10:00 AM (Wednesday's June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26 at 10:00 AM)
An interactive lapsit program for children ages 0-3 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and stories, we will sow the seeds of language acquisition with rollicking fun!
For additional information regarding Storytimes, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
 
 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26 at 11:30 AM)
An interactive program for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs, stories, crafts and games, we will promote pre-reading and social skills with plenty of silly good times!
 
For additional information regarding Storytimes, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
 
 
STEM Challenge!
Thursday, Jul. 27, 2:00 PM
Groups will use teamwork to complete three different challenges, each challenge receiving 15 minutes to complete. 

Open to children ages 7-11

For additional information, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at ysl1@smoot.org 
Lego Club
Saturday, Jul. 29, 11:00 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
Create something all your own and interact with other Lego lovers for a fun filled hour on Saturday mornings! 

Open to children ages 5-11
A Magical Storytime
Wednesday, Aug. 2, 11:00 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
Our final storytime for summer ends on a magical note! We will read stories, play magical games, and have a snack. 

Ages 0-5 

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Lego Club
Saturday, Aug. 5, 11:00 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
Create something all your own and interact with other Lego lovers for a fun filled hour on Saturday mornings! 

Open to children ages 5-11
Board of Trustees Me
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 6 PM
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Aug. 14, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 4:30 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to stop by the Library to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  
You may sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a new friend and earn a bookmark for your practice!

For children in grades K-6 only. 


 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 4:45 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to stop by the Library to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  
You may sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a new friend and earn a bookmark for your practice!
For children in grades K-6 only. 

 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 5:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to stop by the Library to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  
You may sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a new friend and earn a bookmark for your practice!
For children in grades K-6 only. 

 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 5:15 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to stop by the Library to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  
You may sign up for a 15 minute session to read to a new friend and earn a bookmark for your practice!
For children in grades K-6 only. 

 
Hair Accessory Works
Thursday, Aug. 17, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Learn to make cute and simple hair bows and jeweled bobby pins perfect for young relatives or to suit your own style.

This program is intended for adults and teens 16+. For further information please contact the Adult Services Librarian, Elizabeth, at adult services@smoot.org.
Teen Movie Day!
Saturday, Aug. 19, 12:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, Maddy and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together, even if it means losing everything. This movie is rated PG-13.

For teens ages 12-18.