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.

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Ready Readers
11:30 AM
 Ready Readers
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 11:30 AM
(Wednesday's Aug. 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov. 6 at 11:30 AM)
Ready Readers
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 S...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Creative Writing Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 Creative Writing Club
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMCreative Writing Clu
Do you want to write, but prefer a personal touch when it comes to feedback?  Forget the online forums - join our Creative Writing Club, where we'll meet weekly to assist each other's growth in storytelling, with a focus on short stories.  Ages 18 and up, all skill levels welcome.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Author Talk - Traci Hunter Abramson
7:00 PM
Author Talk - Traci Hunter Abramson
Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:00 PM Author Talk - Traci
Please join us as local author Traci Hunter Abramson discusses how her time in the CIA influenced the writing of her suspense novels.  She has written more than 20 bestselling novels and is a five-time Whitney Award winner.  Registration required.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Emerging Readers
11:00 AM
 Emerging Readers
Friday, Oct. 4, 11:00 AM
(Friday's Aug. 30; Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18; Nov. 1, 8 at 11:00 AM)
Emerging Readers
An interactive program for preschool aged children ready to enter kindergarten. With a parent or caregiver, children will learn to recoginze letters and sight words through stories, songs and activities. For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librar...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
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Saturday Matinee
1 PM
 Saturday Matinee
Saturday, Oct. 5, 1 PMSaturday Matinee
Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.   The movie is rated PG.   

or call 540-775-2147.
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Wee Readers
10:00 AM
 Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 7, 10:00 AM
(Monday's August 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4 at 10:00 AM)
Wee Readers
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...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Hooked - Crochet for Kids
6 PM
 Hooked - Crochet for Kids
Monday, Oct. 7, 6 PMHooked - Crochet for
Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet?  Participants will be making a bat in this two-session program.  This program is for ages 9 to 14.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Ready Readers
11:30 AM
 Ready Readers
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 11:30 AM
(Wednesday's Aug. 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov. 6 at 11:30 AM)
Ready Readers
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 S...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Creative Writing Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 Creative Writing Club
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMCreative Writing Clu
Do you want to write, but prefer a personal touch when it comes to feedback?  Forget the online forums - join our Creative Writing Club, where we'll meet weekly to assist each other's growth in storytelling, with a focus on short stories.  Ages 18 and up, all skill levels welcome.

or call 540-775-2147.
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"Wild Men! The Dawn of Rock ’N Roll"
7:00 PM
"Wild Men! The Dawn of Rock ’N Roll"
Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:00 PM Wild Men!  The Dawn
We invite you to join us as Phil McKenney performs "Wild Men!  The Dawn of Rock 'N Roll".  Through a combination of song, art & storytelling, Mr. McKenney will bring to life many of the well-known musical icons of the 1950's. 

or call 540-775-2147.
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Emerging Readers
11:00 AM
 Emerging Readers
Friday, Oct. 11, 11:00 AM
(Friday's Aug. 30; Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18; Nov. 1, 8 at 11:00 AM)
Emerging Readers
An interactive program for preschool aged children ready to enter kindergarten. With a parent or caregiver, children will learn to recoginze letters and sight words through stories, songs and activities. For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librar...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
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Ready Readers
11:30 AM
 Ready Readers
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 11:30 AM
(Wednesday's Aug. 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov. 6 at 11:30 AM)
Ready Readers
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 S...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Paws for Reading
4:30 PM
 Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:30 PMPaws for Reading
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  Bring a book (or grab one of ours!), make a new friend, and earn a bookmark for your practice!Grades K-6For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Servi...read more

Paws for Reading
4:45 PM
 Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4:45 PMPaws for Reading
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  Bring a book (or grab one of ours!), make a new friend, and earn a bookmark for your practice!Grades K-6For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Servi...read more
Paws for Reading
5:00 PM
 Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5:00 PMPaws for Reading
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  Bring a book (or grab one of ours!), make a new friend, and earn a bookmark for your practice!Grades K-6For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Servi...read more
Paws for Reading
5:15 PM
 Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5:15 PMPaws for Reading
This program is for children in Grades K-6 to read to a therapy dog, trained to be an excellent listener.  Bring a book (or grab one of ours!), make a new friend, and earn a bookmark for your practice!Grades K-6For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Servi...read more
Creative Writing Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 Creative Writing Club
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMCreative Writing Clu
Do you want to write, but prefer a personal touch when it comes to feedback?  Forget the online forums - join our Creative Writing Club, where we'll meet weekly to assist each other's growth in storytelling, with a focus on short stories.  Ages 18 and up, all skill levels welcome.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Emerging Readers
11:00 AM
 Emerging Readers
Friday, Oct. 18, 11:00 AM
(Friday's Aug. 30; Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18; Nov. 1, 8 at 11:00 AM)
Emerging Readers
An interactive program for preschool aged children ready to enter kindergarten. With a parent or caregiver, children will learn to recoginze letters and sight words through stories, songs and activities. For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librar...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
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Wee Readers
10:00 AM
 Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 21, 10:00 AM
(Monday's August 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4 at 10:00 AM)
Wee Readers
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...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
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Stranger Things Escape Room
7:00 PM
 Stranger Things Escape Room
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:00 PMStranger Things Esca
Rescue Will and escape the Upsidedown! It'll be slightly harder without Eleven's powers. Ages 14-Adult For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 

or call 540-775-2147.
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Creative Writing Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 Creative Writing Club
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMCreative Writing Clu
Do you want to write, but prefer a personal touch when it comes to feedback?  Forget the online forums - join our Creative Writing Club, where we'll meet weekly to assist each other's growth in storytelling, with a focus on short stories.  Ages 18 and up, all skill levels welcome.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Wee Readers
10:00 AM
 Wee Readers
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:00 AM
(Monday's August 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4 at 10:00 AM)
Wee Readers
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...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Sit and Stitch
6 PM
 Sit and Stitch
Monday, Oct. 28, 6 PMSit and Stitch
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 

or call 540-775-2147.
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Ready Readers
11:30 AM
 Ready Readers
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11:30 AM
(Wednesday's Aug. 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov. 6 at 11:30 AM)
Ready Readers
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 S...read more

or call 540-775-2147.
Creative Writing Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 Creative Writing Club
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMCreative Writing Clu
Do you want to write, but prefer a personal touch when it comes to feedback?  Forget the online forums - join our Creative Writing Club, where we'll meet weekly to assist each other's growth in storytelling, with a focus on short stories.  Ages 18 and up, all skill levels welcome.

or call 540-775-2147.
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Halloween Party!
11:00 AM
 Halloween Party!
Thursday, Oct. 31, 11:00 AMHalloween Party!
Wear your costume and join us for fun and games!Ages 0-6For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
  
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