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Cline opening hours

A member of U.S. Representative Ben Cline will hold mobile office hours from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Samuels Library, 330 E. Criser Road, Front Royal. A staff member will be available to meet with citizens to help them resolve issues they may have with a federal agency and to hear their views on current issues before Congress.

Samuels Library

Samuels Library at Front Royal has announced that the following adult programs will be offered:

• Free STI screening by ARE Inc.: 1 pm, Wednesday. Tests include HIV, hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Tests will be offered each month on the first Wednesday.

• Bad Romance: 6:00 p.m., August 8, sharing your love books, movies, music, and more. favourites.

• Genealogy Club (hybrid, virtual and in person): 6 p.m., August 10.

• “Jaws” aired: 2:00 p.m., August 13.

• Drum circle: 2 p.m., August 13, for ages 12 and up. Drum circles are designed to promote self-confidence, teamwork, belonging and more. Registration required.

• Books & Beyond (evening): 6 pm, August 15, discussion on “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah.

• GED course: 10am-12pm, every Tuesday and Thursday. More information on registration dates and deadlines:

• Books & Beyond (morning): 10 am, August 27, discussion on “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah.

• Pen & Prose creative writing (hybrid, virtual and in-person): 3 p.m., August 27.


Strasbourg Library

The Strasbourg Community Library will host the following and thematic story hour programs from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.:

Thursday: dogs and puppies; August 11: chickens; August 18: Elephants; August 25: foxes. Children will also work on letters, numbers and colors and do finger plays, songs and nursery rhymes.

Weekend Hotel-Keller

The annual Hottel-Keller meeting, dinner and program will take place on August 6 at the VFW in Edinburgh. Activities include a silent auction at 9:00 a.m., a business meeting at 10:00 a.m., lunch at noon followed by a program on the Henry Keller House and a silent auction.

The Keller house will also be open at 10 a.m. on August 5 with the start of the Keller baking oven to make old-fashioned bread.

Further information is available by contacting Karen Cooper at 540-459-5199 or emailing [email protected] or Margaret Cook at 540-459-3366.


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