Below you will find a list of upcoming programs sponsored by the Friends of Samuels Library. Click here to view a complete list of events held at Samuels Public Library.

Star Wars Bounty Hunt

May 1st – 31st, 2021

In celebration of Star Wars day the library has a cool scavenger hunt to identify tree species along the Front Royal Greenway. Those who complete the hunt can earn another raffle ticket to enter into a Star Wars grand prize drawing at the end of the month.

Aliens Among Us?
Help Fight the Spread of the Spotted Lantern Fly

Thursday, May 13th, 2021
6:30 p.m.

Why do we care about the spotted lanternfly invading Virginia? The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive planthopper native (alien species) to China, India, Vietnam. The Spotted Lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops and many other types of plants. Join us through Zoom to learn how to identify, report, and stop the Spotted Lanternfly. Register for this event online.

Photography & Beyond
Wildflowers & Other Spring Delights


Saturday, May 22nd, 2021
10:00 a.m.

Our photography group meets virtually, every other week via Zoom. During this presentation on we will share wildflower and other spring images. This interactive forum is facilitated by local photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this event online.

Star Wars Altered Books Craft

Thursday, May 27th, 2021
6:30 p.m.

Have an old book perfect for crafting? Check out our Star Wars-themed altered book craft at the library for the month of May. Those who register online can pick up a craft kit or instructions at the adult registration desk. Register for this event online.

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