Thursday 4

LUNCH BUNCH, all ages, bring lunch and listen to stories, dessert provided. Noon, Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

STORY TIME, for preschoolers. 10 and 11 am., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BEADED JEWELRY CLASS, 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BOOK DISCUSSION, "We Die Alone: A World War II Epic of Escape and Endurance," by David Horwarth. 7:30-9 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 504-659-4909.

BASIC KNITTING CLASS, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 504-659-4909.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. Bring a book to share; snacks provided. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

STORY TIME, ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 9:30 a.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

INTERNET CLASS, basic instruction. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

COOKING WITH EVA, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $20 residents, $24 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

EVENING STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

SENIORS EXERCISE, 55 and older. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

LOBBY SCRAPPERS, bring scrapbook projects. 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Friday 5

STORY TIME, ages 2-5 and caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

YOUNG EINSTEINS, ages 3-5, fun with science. 4-4:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $8; register. 540-372-1086.

ALPHABET SOUP, preschoolers and day-care providers. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

WIDOWED: THE NEXT STEP, share experiences and make friends. 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

Saturday 6

QUILTING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, grades 4-12. 9:30 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

WRITING WORKSHOP, with author Mary Triola. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

VEGETARIAN COOKING, 2-3:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

MEDITATION, learn the theory. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

SCRAPBOOKING CLASS, ages 16 and older. 9-11:30 a.m., Stafford Gymnasium and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $34; register. 540-373-8192.

PRINCESS TEA PARTY, ages 5-9. 10-11 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $7; register. 540-372-1086.

Monday 8

BOOK BUDDIES, ages 5-8, activities and crafts. 1:30-2:15 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

HOMESCHOOLERS BOOK CLUB, ages 9-12. 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

PIECEMAKERS QUILTERS, meet with others interested in quilting. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BOOK DISCUSSION, "Turning Stones: My Days and Nights With Children at Risk," by Marc Parent. 7:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE, grades seven and higher and adults, learn how to fight back when safety is threatened. 6:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

HOME REMEDIES, herbal oils. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30; register. 540-372-1086.

Tuesday 9

MAKE AND TAKE, grades 4-6. 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

STORY TIME, ages 1-5 with caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

STORY TIME, all ages, 7 p.m. Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

COLLAGE/MIXED PAPER WORKSHOP, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $20 residents, $27 non-residents; register. 540-372-1086.

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Wednesday 10

BOOK CHAT FOR TEENS, grades 7-12. 4-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver. 9:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

TURKEY TALES, ages 4 and older. 7-8 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $6; register. 540-372-1086.

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BRIDGE CLUB, experienced players welcome. 12:30-3:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

CERAMICS/CRAFTS, seniors. Volunteer provides instruction; others often share crafts. 10 a.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. Small supply fee. 540-373-2229.

LOBBY STAMPERS, rubber-stamping techniques. 9 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

GAMES CLUB FOR ADULTS, mah-jongg featured, card players welcome. Noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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