Library News, Programs, & Events

Please click on the link to our calendar in the right side bar to see details of all upcoming library events and programs. See more on Facebook, Front Porch Forum, VT Grandpa, and in various print publications around the region. To receive our monthly newsletter, please email Annette.

 May Programs

Summer Camp Info:

In conjunction with the Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department, we are offering two week-long camps this summer, an art camp and a nature camp. For more information, go to

NOTE: Most programs are free and open to the public. We encourage pre-registration to avoid disappointment, as some programs do fill up. Crafts classes sometimes have a nominal fee for materials, payable to the instructor at class.

May Programs:

Wednesday, May 21, 3:00 - 4:00 pm:  Crafternoon with Nicole- Bubble Painting!
Join Nicole Vance, local artist, for this fun activity!  Ages 6+.  Pre-register at the library. Limit of 15 participants.

Thursday, May 22, 6:30-8:00: Intro to Digital Resources at the Library
Join Debbie and Annette as we guide you through the wide array of digital materials available with your library card, including how to download audio and e-books.

Monday, May 26:  Memorial Day: LIBRARY CLOSED!

Tuesday, May 27, 9:30-10:30 am:  Preschool Story Hour: Parades!

Wednesday, May 28, 3:15-4:15 pm:  R.E.A.D. to a Dog
Kids ages 5-10 can read a book of their choice to a fuzzy, friendly dog. To sign-up for a 15-minute time slot, call or stop by.


Ongoing Programs:

Read to a Dog

Kids can read a book of their choice to a fuzzy, friendly, trained therapy dog, accompanyied by a trained handler. To sign-up for a 15 minute time slot, call or stop by the library. Geared to readers ages 5-10. Certain Wednesdays 3:15-4:15.

Preschool Story Time Series

Story Time is from 9:30 - 10:30 on Tuesdays. Geared for children ages 0–6 and their caregivers. Story time builds and reinforces early literacy skills including listening, narrative, math concepts, sequencing, and social skills including sharing, pariticaption and taking turns. Story time also provides important social interaction for the child (and parent/care giver)! Check the calendar for the fall schedule.

PJ Story Hour

This is held every first Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30.

"Crafternoons" and After School Maker Series

Crafternoons are the fun craft afternoons for kids ages 6 and up led by local artist Nicole Vance. Always a super fun project and result! Enrollment limited, register early. Our After School Maker Series is designed for slightly older kids. Please pre-register for both.

Upcoming Programs:

We're getting ready for summer science programs and special events. Look for the return of The Traveling Storyteller, kids producing video with LCATV, and much more. Remember we have some great prizes for reading books during summer vacation, including TWO bicycles!!!