Children’s Programs


View our online event calendar to see all children’s programs

Daily in-person story times are currently suspended.

Live, Online Story Time
Beginning Tuesday, September 15, live, online story times will be presented Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.  Register once and attend as many – or as few – as you’d like. Story Time is being conducted via Webex; registrants will receive an email from WebEx with logon information prior to each Story Time. For additional information, call 540.422.8500 ext. 6.

STEAM for Tweens (suspended) Check back for future STEAM for Tweens topics and program dates.
Back by popular demand, STEAM for Tweens uses fun experiments and activities to explore STEAM principles. New topic each month; call the library for this month’s topic. Open to tweens ages 9- 12. Usually held the 3rd Wednesday, 4 p.m.. Warrenton library only.

Space is limited; registration is required.

Pajama Story Time Check out our virtual story times
Put on your favorite pajamas, grab the kids and join us for the latest addition to our story time lineup. Pajama Story Time is an hour of fun, filled with stories, songs and activities – perfect for working parents and their young children. Pajamas aren’t required, but they are encouraged! This story time is perfect for working parents and their young children.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
It’s never too early to help your child learn to love reading! Join our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and track the books you and your child read before they start school. Check in regularly at the library to log your progress and receive rewards along the way. Read 1,000 books and make it to onto our Wall of Fame!  Reading together from infancy helps to boost your child’s early literacy skills and better prepares them for school. Register online or at your local library branch and then read, read, read!

Homework Help (suspended)
Liberty High School National Honor Society members assist elementary and middle school students with homework or class assignments. Students must bring in specific school work to receive tutoring. Free. No registration required. Sessions offered only when school is in session. Bealeton Library only.

LEGO Free Play (suspended)
The library isn’t just about books. At our monthly LEGO Club, the library provides loads of LEGOs and children are free to create whatever they’d like. Creating with LEGOs helps build motor skills, spatial reasoning and creativity. It’s also a lot of fun! Build the tallest tower, design your dream home or create something totally unique. Open to student Kindergarten through grade 5.

Paws to Read (suspended)
Want to share your favorite book with a furry friend? Read aloud to a trained therapy dog! Our therapy dogs are great listeners and can’t wait to help you practice your reading skills while telling them a great tale. Open to children ages 5 – 10. Children must be accompanied by parent or caregiver; signed permission slip required.