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, Jul. 23, 10:00 AM (June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Color Wars
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 1:00 PM
Water guns of paint, balls that explode with color- have fun as you get messy trying to defeat the opposing team. 

Ages 8-11

Paint washes off (trust us, we tried to make it stay!) but we do recommend wearing worn or old clothing. 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 11:30 AM (June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 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. 
Nature Hunt
Thursday, Jul. 26, 11:30 AM
or call 540-775-2147.
Beautiful butterflies, creepy crawly bugs, birds, and flowers of all different shades! We're going on a nature hunt to see the beauty of the outdoors. 

Ages 3-6

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Movie and S’mo
Saturday, Jul. 28, 7:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
Teen summer finale at Caledon Park! Watch Simon try to find love with the elusive Blue while navigating high school with his best friends Leah, Abby, and Nick. 

Smores bar provided! Bring chairs, blankets, snacks- whatever you need to get comfortable! 

Please note this event takes place at Caledon Park. 

Teens ages 12-18

Movie rated PG-13 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Wee Readers
Monday, Jul. 30, 10:00 AM (June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 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 Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Summer Reading Progr
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
From Leesburg Animal Park. Learn about the unique traits that help animals survive, from poisons, camouflage, great speed to the ability to fly. Meet animals with these amazing abilities!

This event is most suitable for ages 5-11 but all ages are welcome! 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 11:30 AM (June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 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. 
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Aug. 13, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Paws for Reading
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 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, Aug. 15, 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, Aug. 15, 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, Aug. 15, 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 
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Sep. 10, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Dec. 10, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Sit & Stitch
Monday, Jan. 14, 6 PM
or call 540-775-2147.
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
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