Thursday 1

LOBBY SCRAPPERS, bring scrapbook projects. 9 a.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.

KIDDIE CRAFTS, ages 3-5 with a caregiver. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

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. Registration required. 540-372-1144.

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

HOME REMEDIES, syrups and lozenges. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

BOOK CLUB, "My Antonia," by Willa Cather. 7:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Friday 2

STORY TIME, ages 2-5 with caregiver. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

NEEDLEWORK CHAT, 10 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

ALPHABET SOUP, conducted in English and Spanish, preschoolers and day-care providers. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

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

ALL ABOUT RUSSIA, hear the true story of Anastasia, make a craft and learn to waltz. Ages 7-12 with a female caregiver. 6 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35 per pair, $47 nonresidents. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

PUPPET SHOW, for all ages. 7 p.m., Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. $3; $4 at the door; ages 23 months and younger, free. Reservations requested. 540-373-8192.

"WIDOWED: THE NEXT STEP," 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

Saturday 3

QUILTING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. Registration required. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 p.m. today, Monday and Wednesday, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

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

MOVIE RELEASE CELEBRATION, a special reading of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" and activities, ages 8-12. 3 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

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

Monday 5

CHANCELLOR MOM'S CLUB, 10 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Liza, 540-891-9054.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

WOMENS' SAFETY AWARENESS COURSE, 7-9 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $12. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, for students in grades 6-12. 7-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

Tuesday 6

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver, 9:30 a.m.; ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

ART CLUB, grades 7-12. 4-5:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. Registration required. 540-659-4909.

WRITERS GROUP, grades 7-12. 6:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

KNITTING GROUP, ages 12 and older. 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSES, showing the film "The Snowman," 7 p.m., followed by music and refreshment. Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909. Free.

Wednesday 7

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

LUNCH WITH SANTA, ages 1-5 with a caregiver. 10 a.m.-noon, Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $15, $18 nonresidents; $4 adults to dine. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

GAMES CLUB FOR ADULTS, mah-jongg featured, card players welcome. Noon-4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

CLASSICS CLUB, book discussion of classics home-schoolers ages 12-16. 1 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

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