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:
Paper Rockets
Saturday, May 8, 11:00 AM
Build your own paper rocket and launch them to see how high they fly! Program takes place at the library, COVID-19 guidelines must be followed. Mask required.

Ages 9-12 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Wee Readers
Monday, May 10, 10:00 AM (Monday's April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 at 10:00 AM)
Storytime is back! We are excited to have storytime for a very small group in the library. 

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!

Child must be between the ages of 0-3
Only 1 adult caregiver will be allowed to attend storytime with the child.
Masks are required for caregivers.
Only children listed on the registration will be allowed to attend.
If the adult or child has had any symptoms of COVID-19, has been in contact with individuals who test positive for COVID-19, or been in contact with individuals displaying symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, they will not be allowed to attend storytime.

If you have any additional questions regarding this program or guidelines, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
 
Zoom Storytime
Wednesday, May 12, 11:00 AM (Wednesday's April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19 at 11:00 AM)
Join us for storytime on Wednesday mornings! Register to receive a Zoom link to watch storytime live! At registration, you'll be given a zoom link, which will work every Wednesday. 
Ages 3-5
Only one registration needed per household. 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Zoom Storytime: In P
Wednesday, May 12, 11:00 AM (Wednesday's April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19 at 11:00 AM)
Storytime is back! We are excited to have storytime for a very small group in the library. 

This storytime is the same as Zoom Storytime. Zoom will be synchronous, this is simply an opportunity to see Ms. Erica in person. Please read all of our guidelines to register for an in library storytime spot:

Child must be between the ages of 3-5
Only 1 adult caregiver will be allowed to attend storytime with the child.
Masks are required for caregivers.
Only children listed on the registration will be allowed to attend.
If the adult or child has had any symptoms of COVID-19, has been in contact with individuals who test positive for COVID-19, or been in contact with individuals displaying symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, they will not be allowed to attend storytime.
Each child will be given a circle to sit on, and cannot move their circle space. Physical distancing must be maintained.
Crafts are take home only, and will be given to each adult at the end of storytime.

If you have any additional questions regarding this program or guidelines, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
 
Disc Bead Name Keych
Friday, May 14

Create a personalized keychain with colorful letters and disc beads. Kits will include a variety of beads and the letters to spell out registrant’s first name, floss, and keyring. Please register online or by calling 540-775-2147.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pickup.

Ages 8-12 

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

Wee Readers
Monday, May 17, 10:00 AM (Monday's April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 at 10:00 AM)
Storytime is back! We are excited to have storytime for a very small group in the library. 

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!

Child must be between the ages of 0-3
Only 1 adult caregiver will be allowed to attend storytime with the child.
Masks are required for caregivers.
Only children listed on the registration will be allowed to attend.
If the adult or child has had any symptoms of COVID-19, has been in contact with individuals who test positive for COVID-19, or been in contact with individuals displaying symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, they will not be allowed to attend storytime.

If you have any additional questions regarding this program or guidelines, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
 
Zoom Storytime
Wednesday, May 19, 11:00 AM (Wednesday's April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19 at 11:00 AM)
Join us for storytime on Wednesday mornings! Register to receive a Zoom link to watch storytime live! At registration, you'll be given a zoom link, which will work every Wednesday. 
Ages 3-5
Only one registration needed per household. 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
Zoom Storytime: In P
Wednesday, May 19, 11:00 AM (Wednesday's April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19 at 11:00 AM)
Storytime is back! We are excited to have storytime for a very small group in the library. 

This storytime is the same as Zoom Storytime. Zoom will be synchronous, this is simply an opportunity to see Ms. Erica in person. Please read all of our guidelines to register for an in library storytime spot:

Child must be between the ages of 3-5
Only 1 adult caregiver will be allowed to attend storytime with the child.
Masks are required for caregivers.
Only children listed on the registration will be allowed to attend.
If the adult or child has had any symptoms of COVID-19, has been in contact with individuals who test positive for COVID-19, or been in contact with individuals displaying symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, they will not be allowed to attend storytime.
Each child will be given a circle to sit on, and cannot move their circle space. Physical distancing must be maintained.
Crafts are take home only, and will be given to each adult at the end of storytime.

If you have any additional questions regarding this program or guidelines, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
 
Paint Your Own Treas
Friday, May 21
Paint a wooden treasure box any way you’d like! Boxes, paint, and brush provided. Please register online or by calling 540-775-2147.  We will notify you when your kit is ready for pickup.

Ages 4-8

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