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:
Wee Readers
Monday, Sep. 25, 10:00 AM (Aug. 21, 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16 at 10:00 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Sep. 25, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 11:30 AM (Aug. 23, 30; Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 at 11:30 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 2, 10:00 AM (Aug. 21, 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16 at 10:00 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 11:30 AM (Aug. 23, 30; Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 at 11:30 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Make Your Own Hallow
Thursday, Oct. 5, 6 PM
We will be making the perfect spooky accessory for Halloween in this free workshop.

This program is intended for adults. For more information please contact the Adult Services Librarian, Elizabeth, at adultservices@smoot.org.
Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 9, 10:00 AM (Aug. 21, 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16 at 10:00 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Board of Trustees Me
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 11:30 AM (Aug. 23, 30; Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 at 11:30 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Movie Night
Friday, Oct. 13, 7 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. This movie is rated PG-13.
Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 16, 10:00 AM (Aug. 21, 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16 at 10:00 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Marbleized Mugs
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
We will be creating beautiful marble designs on mugs and our own hot chocolate to take home! 

Open to ages 10-18 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11:30 AM (Aug. 23, 30; Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 at 11:30 AM)
or call 540-775-2147.
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. 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Teen Halloween
Friday, Oct. 20, 6:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Dress in your favorite retro costume (we love the 90s!) and join us for a Halloween party! Fun, food, games, and maybe a scary movie! Prizes will be awarded for best costumes!

Ages 12-18 only 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Oct. 23, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Tween Scene: Escape
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Teams will race against the clock to find the clues that will break the locks in our Caught in the Code Escape Room! 

Grades 3-6 only 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org