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
An Evening with Gary
Thursday, May 23, 7 PM
Join us as GARY OLSEN, author of “The 15 Geniuses Behind The Lens: How The Greatest Film Directors Shaped The Movies We See Today” discusses his book with us.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Camp Half-Blood
Friday, May 31, 1:00 PM

Think you have what it takes to be a Greek hero?

Camp Half-Blood is a TWO DAY event. The first day will be at the library, while day two will take place at Sealston Elementary School.
 

Day One will be challenges from the different gods.

 

Day Two will be capture the flag.

 

Registration must include an email address! Before you come to the event, we are going to email a form you will need to bring for each child participating.

T-shirts will be made prior to the event. Each child will have to provide an orange t-shirt and the form we email will need to be returned with the shirt. We cannot accept forms by email, unless otherwise arranged with Erica.

This program is open to children ages 9-12 only. If you are a teen, and would like to participate, please contact Erica separately in order to be a volunteer.

 

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
Summer Kick-off! Rob
Monday, Jun. 3, 2:00 PM
Reading is Magical and so is our summer kick-off program! Rob Westcott presents a magic show fun for the whole family. 

Ages 4-12 

Please register all who will be attending the event, including adults. 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Ready Readers
Wednesday, May 22, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22 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. 
Sit and Stitch
Monday, May 27, 6 PM
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Wee Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 10:00 AM (Wednesday's June, 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Wee Readers
Monday, Jun. 10, 10:00 AM (Monday's June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Sit and Stitch
Monday, Jun. 10, 6 PM
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Wee Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 10:00 AM (Wednesday's June, 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's June 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24; August 7 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. 
Greeting Card Worksh
Thursday, Jun. 13, 10 AM
Join us in creating handmade greeting cards.  This program is for ages 14 and up.  
Greeting Card Worksh
Thursday, Jun. 13, 7 PM
Join us in creating handmade greeting cards.  This program is for ages 14 and up.  
Wee Readers
Monday, Jun. 17, 10:00 AM (Monday's June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Wee Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:00 AM (Wednesday's June, 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's June 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24; August 7 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. 
Wee Readers
Monday, Jun. 24, 10:00 AM (Monday's June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Sit and Stitch
Monday, Jun. 24, 6 PM
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Wee Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 10:00 AM (Wednesday's June, 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's June 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24; August 7 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. 
Wee Readers
Monday, Jul. 1, 10:00 AM (Monday's June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
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