Neighborhood and Actual Property Information (January 2023) with Jen Avery, REALTOR

You’ll find and register for all library occasions on our web site, www.samuelslibrary.internet.

The library will probably be closed for New Years and Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 2 and Monday, January 16.

Adults Winter Studying Wonderland

Winter studying is not only for youngsters! Try Samuels Public Library’s 2023 Grownup Winter Studying Membership by Tuesday, January 3 to Sunday, February 26. Packages embody DIY crafts, artwork workshops, images and extra! There’s one thing for everybody this winter at Samuels Library! Join the Winter Studying Program for an opportunity to win nice prizes. Log each guide you learn on-line via Beanstack or ask the reference workers to log the titles for you. You’ll obtain one entry into our bi-weekly drawing for each print, e book and audiobook you register. You may as well obtain e-books, magazines, movies and music without spending a dime on our web site, so do not miss it!

Winter Studying Writing Contest for Adults

For the primary month of AWR, we’ve a writing contest for all adults. Request: write as much as two pages a few magical winter day within the Shenandoah Valley! It may be actual or imaginary; we additionally settle for poetry. Submission types and particulars can be found on the Grownup Reference Desk. You have to have a submission type. Deliveries are made till Tuesday, January 31 at midnight, and will probably be judged by our very personal Pen and Prose Artistic Writing Group! Winners will probably be introduced on the finish of the Winter Studying. Electronic mail us at reference@samuelslibrary.internet with any questions.

ARE Inc. Free STI testing

Personally. Do you know that 1 in 5 folks within the US have an STI? Winchester’s AIDS Response Fort, Inc. (ARE) will probably be within the library Wednesday, January 4 at 1:00 p.m to offer free STI testing to the group. Testing contains: HIV, Hepatitis B & C, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis. ARE will probably be on the library each first Wednesday of the month.

GED registration

Personally. Registration for Laurel Ridge Neighborhood School’s Common Schooling Growth in-person course will probably be accessible Thursday, January 5 and Tuesday, January 10 at 10:00 am. All potential college students should attend and full registration. Registration for in-person programs will take 2 hours to finish. Don’t deliver youngsters – no childcare will probably be supplied. The programs start Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00. Extra info on registration dates or curiosity in ESL programs will be discovered on the LRCC web site at

Unhealthy romance

Digital. Do you contemplate your self a hopeless romantic? Are dangerous romances a responsible pleasure of yours? Are you able to quote each line out of your favourite rom-com? Then you need to be part of us Monday, January 9 at 6:00 p.m for one more Unhealthy Romance particular. Indulge us together with your favourite romance books, motion pictures, music or media and perhaps uncover new titles!

Family tree Membership

Hybrid, digital and in particular person. All in favour of your loved ones historical past? Already finished intensive analysis and need to have the ability to share your findings? Be part of us Wednesday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m when each learners and specialists can come collectively and chat about numerous genealogical subjects. This exercise will probably be held each second Wednesday of the month.

Winter Wonderland: Drawing Workshop

personally – Are you curious about studying how to attract? be part of us Saturday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m for a primary drawing workshop the place individuals will obtain a small sketchbook and learn to draw a winter nonetheless life scene. As provides are restricted, registration is required.

Pen & Prose: Artistic Writing Group

Hybrid, digital and in particular person. Do you like to jot down or wish to find out how? Come to our first assembly of the yr, Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m., the place we’ll be speaking about this yr’s plans, our newest tasks, and judging the Winter Studying Writing Contest! Open to learners and skilled writers. This group meets each third Wednesday of the month.

Identification and feeding of winter birds

Digital – Be part of us Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 p.m. Throughout this digital presentation, you’ll be taught concerning the various kinds of birds that spend the winter within the Shenandoah Valley. Tips about easy methods to establish frequent fowl species will probably be featured together with recommendations on easy methods to entice feathered buddies to your yard. This presentation is open to fowl lovers of all ages.

Pictures and Past: Winter Fowl Pictures

personally – Please be part of us Saturday, January 21 at 2:00 p.m for a observe session at Eastham Park in Entrance Royal. Throughout this hands-on presentation, we’ll share strategies for photographing birds. The park is alongside the Shenandoah River and is residence to many native birds. Please deliver your cameras or cell telephones with accessible cupboard space and charged batteries. Bear in mind to bundle up if the climate is chilly! This interactive discussion board is facilitated by native photographer, Sharon Fisher. Register for this occasion on-line.

Ebook Golf equipment at Samuels Public Library

Personally. Do you want speaking about books? Be part of us within the library Saturday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m

for an informational session about guide golf equipment on the library. Share with us what you are in search of, books you’d wish to see us talk about, and what assembly instances work greatest for you! Gentle refreshments will probably be supplied.

What know-how!

Personally. Need assistance with know-how? Come to the library on Tuesday at 2:00 within the afternoon the place we’ll assessment computer systems and different know-how fundamentals. This program resumes January 24.

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