Visit the Strasburg Community Library on Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 AM for another Krafty Kids program. Contact the Strasburg Library for more information.

Thursday, June 30 at 11:00 AM there will be a fun storytime program at the New Market Community Park picnic shelter. All children attending will get a free admission ticket to the New Market Pool! Contact the New Market Area Library for more information.

Join us at the County Library on Thursday, June 30 at 3:30 as we explore paper and tile marbling techniques. No registration is required for this free event. Supplies are limited, so don't miss out!

Beat the heat! Come watch your favorite new Disney movie, "Encanto" on our big screen on Friday, July 1 at 3:00 PM. Belt out the songs (we know you have them all memorized!) and recite your favorite lines! There are no tickets required for this program.

Read with your favorite Rebels baseball players on Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 AM at Rebel Park in New Market! There will be crafts, snacks, the chance to play ball, and more fun at the ballpark. Contact the New Market Area Library for more information.

As part of the "Oceans of Possibilities" Teen Summer Reading program, the County Library will host a Super Smash Bros. Video Game Tournament on Thursday, July 7 at 3:30. Trophies and gift cards will be awarded to the winners, but a good time will be had by all! Register in person at the County Library or online by clicking here.

You have two opportunities to see this amazing science storytelling program by Talewise! Get tickets in advance to see the program at the County Library on Friday, July 8 at 10:30 AM. Or catch the same-day matinee performance at the Strasburg Town Square at 1:30 PM. There are no tickets required for the Strasburg performance!

Visit the Strasburg Community Library on Saturday, July 9 at 10:30 AM for another Krafty Kids program. Contact the Strasburg Library for more information.

The New Market Area Library is pleased to welcome back the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association on Wednesday, July 13 at 10:00 AM. The programs presented will be "Insect Safari" and "Using Our Senses in the Garden". Contact the New Market Area Library for more information.

This free craft program is recommended for kids ages 5-11. Make your very own tiny plant terrarium in a jar! All materials are provided. This program will be held in the County Library's activity room on Friday, July 15 at 3:00 PM. No signups or tickets are needed for this fun, free program.

 

YA/Adult cross-over author, Yin Leong, will discuss her Geomancer series at the Strasburg Community Library on Saturday, July 16 at 10:00 AM. Based on ghostly tales told by her grandmother, author Leong has written a lively and informative series based around the ancient art of geomancy. Contact the Strasburg Community Library for more information.

The Barefoot Puppeteers are bringing us their newest show for 2022: New Squid on the Block! We'll go on an Antarctic adventure to learn about creative thinking, problem-solving, and friendship. And yes, there will be penguins!

You have two opportunities to catch this fantastic program: Friday, July 22 at 10:00 AM at the New Market Area Library -OR- 2:30 PM at the County Library in Edinburg. Please note: free tickets are required only for the County Library performance and will be available in the library starting on July 15. No tickets are needed for the New Market showing.

These two performances are paid for, in part, by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts.

On Friday, July 23 at 10:30 AM Dan Harmon from Seven Bends State Park will visit the Strasburg Community Library and explain how the Shenandoah River becomes the ocean. Contact the Strasburg Community Library for more information.

Join the New Market Area Library on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 PM for hands-on activities and a chance to build a boat that actually floats! Contact the New Market Area Library for more information.

On Friday, July 29 at 10:00 AM visit the New Market Area Library for their Summer Reading Finale and Celebration! Turn in your reading log for a free book and stay for the grand prize drawings! Contact the New Market Area Library for more information.

Visit the Strasburg Community Library on Saturday, July 30 at 10:30 AM for another Krafty Kids program. Contact the Strasburg Library for more information.

Beginning in June, the Strasburg Community Library and Walter Garcia-Meza will offer Free Spanish for Kids ages 7-11. For more information, including on how to preregister, contact the Strasburg Library or click here.

This summer the Fort Valley Community Center & Library is hosting a Family Fun Open House every Friday at 11am. Choose from a variety of fun activities like puzzles, crafts, blocks, games, play-doh, and have a snack! Special guests Dancing By His Grace on June 10 and St. Michael Shotokah Karate on June 17. Contact the Fort Valley Community Center Library for more information.

Our popular Take and Make Craft Kits are returning for Summer Reading 2022! We will have new kits for basic and advanced crafters available every two weeks. Kits are available at the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg at the circulation desk. We ask that crafters only take one kit per person, per week. Kits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis and only while supplies last.