Thursday 8

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.

HERBAL LIFE STYLE ANALYSIS, ages 18 and older. 10 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35; nonresidents, $40. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 10-11 a.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. 540-373-2229.

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS, ages 2-5. 10 a.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $22; nonresidents, $24. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

MOVIE RELEASE CELEBRATION, a special reading of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" and activities, grades 4-6. 4:15 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-372-1144.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS, all ages. 4:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

HERBAL HEALTH PROGRAM, ages 18 and older. 6 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30; nonresidents, $35. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

CRAFT FEST, for teenagers. 6:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-372-1144.

ALKALIZATION CLASS, learn how to achieve a ph balance for healthy living, ages 18 and older. 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30; nonresidents, $35. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

Friday 9

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, 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.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS, ages 3-5, 4 p.m.; ages 6-10, 5 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8; nonresidents, $10. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

FABULOUS FRIDAY, grades K-6. 4:15 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free, 540-372-1144. Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909. Registration required.

CRAFT TIME, preschoolers. 4:15 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

GRAHAM CRACKER HOUSE WORKSHOP, ages 3 and older, 6:15 and 7 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8; nonresidents, $10. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

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

Saturday 10

SCRAPBOOK MARATHON, 9 a.m.-5 p.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. 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BOOK DISCUSSION, conversations based on "Great Books of the Western World." 10 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP, ages 5 and older. 11 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $10. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

STAFFORD STAMPERS, adults and children 10 and older, learn rubber-stamping techniques. Schedule and materials list available at Friends of the Library Gift Shop. 2-4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

Monday 12

MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASS, 10 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-372-1144.

HOME SCHOOLERS' BOOK BUDDIES, stories and crafts, ages 5-8; book discussions, ages 9-12, 1:30 p.m.; book discussion, ages 5-8, 3 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, for students in grades 7-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-372-1144.

TEEN COUNCIL, grades 7-12, monthly meeting. 6:30-8 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

STAFFORD PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD, 7-9 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

SMOKING CESSATION, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35; nonresidents, $47. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

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

BOOK CLUB, "This Side of Paradise," by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 7:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 13

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

BOOK GROUP, bring a lunch and discuss "I Sailed With Magellan" by Stuart Dybek. Noon, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS, ages 6-14, 4 p.m., Rowser Complex, 1729 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford. $8; nonresidents, $10. Registration required. 540-720-1115.

GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS, grades K-2. 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. Registration required. 540-659-4909.

Wednesday 14

SENIORS DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS, ages 50 and older. 9 a.m-1 p.m., also Dec. 15. Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $12. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

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-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.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, stories, refreshments and music. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

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

FAMILY STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Registration required. 540-785-9267.

CANDY MAKING WORKSHOP, ages 5-12. 7 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $10. Registration required. 540-372-1086.

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