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:
Preschool Art Day
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:30 AM
With help from Ms. Erica, kids will make their own piece of art from start to finish! 

Ages 3-5

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Libriaran, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Emerging Readers
Friday, Sep. 20, 11:00 AM (Friday's Aug. 30; Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18; Nov. 1, 8 at 11:00 AM)
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 Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Saturday Matinee
Saturday, Sep. 21, 1 PM
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.  This movie is rated PG.  
Wee Readers
Monday, Sep. 23, 10:00 AM (Monday's August 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4 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, Sep. 23, 6 PM
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's Aug. 28; Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov. 6 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. 
Computer Basics for
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 5:00 - 6:00 PM (Wednesdays, September 18 & 25, 5 p.m.)
Do you want to feel more confident about using a computer?  Get started with these free basic computer classes.  For ages 18 & up. Registration required.
Creative Writing Clu
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.
Emerging Readers
Friday, Sep. 27, 11:00 AM (Friday's Aug. 30; Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18; Nov. 1, 8 at 11:00 AM)
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 Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Wee Readers
Monday, Sep. 30, 10:00 AM (Monday's August 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4 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. 
Hooked - Crochet for
Monday, Sep. 30, 6 PM
Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet?  Participants will be making a chicken in this two-session program.  This program is for ages 9 to 14.
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)
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. 
Creative Writing Clu
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.
Author Talk - Traci
Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:00 PM
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.
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)
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 Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
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)
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. 
Hooked - Crochet for
Monday, Oct. 7, 6 PM
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.
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)
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. 
Creative Writing Clu
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.
Wild Men!  The Dawn
Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:00 PM
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. 
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