My Place to Learn, Discover, Relax!
Friends of the Library annual MEGA Book Sale
will be March 15-17 at the County Fairgrounds with 3 buildings
full of books, audiobooks, puzzles and games. Shop early
for best selection.
- Teen Art Contest entries are on
display in Lexington Park Library Art Gallery March 1- April
15. Opening Reception will be 5-8 pm on March 11.
can share poetry at the Open Mic on
March 6, 6:30 pm, at Leonardtown.
your computer skills! Register for
a class: Basic, Introduction to Word, Introduction to Excel, or
times of the Now You're Cooking sessions have
been changed to 3:30-4:15 and 4:15-5:00.
for Saving with Coupons to learn coupon
basics from Kimberly Hoctor on March 20 at Lexington Park, March
27 at Leonardtown and March 28 at Charlotte Hall.
K9 Search & Recovery Demonstrations by
Millie and Edgar at Lexington Park on March 23 at 10 am.
catalog feature! If you have Internet access on your phone
and use Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint, you can text yourself
information about an item (title, author, shelf location, and a
link to the item) by using the "Text
This to Me" button found in the item record.
Standard text rates apply.
Friends of the
Library Mega Book Sale
Fri, March 15,
1-8 pm Friends members only!
Membership available at door Membership
Sat, March 16,
10 am - 5 pm Open to the public
Sun, March 17,
12 noon-3 pm Open to the public
8 Clean buildings & set up tables at fairgrounds
9 9 a.m. Transport books from Leonardtown Library to
fairgrounds. Load and unload vehicles
March 10-14 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sort books and place on
March 15-17 Assist with sale
Sun, March 17 After 3 p.m. Help with removal of
Mon, March 18 Clean up buildings and transport materials back
to Leonardtown Library
To volunteer contact Jill Zitnick at 301-863-9368 or
New faces around our libraries
If you use Lexington Park Library, you probably have seen
patrolling the library and reminding customers of the rules.
Brian started working at the Lexington Park Branch in November as the
Security Associate. Before coming to St. Mary's County he worked 11
years in the oilfields of West Texas.
For many summers Charlotte Hall's newest circulation
Jeffries, was a summer reading volunteer at the
library. In January she began an employee working at the check
out desk. Breanna is currently a student at CSM.
Evening Storytimes & LEGO Fun are
scheduled March 5-7.
All ages can enjoy Dr.
Seuss related stories, songs and activities as we celebrate his
March 2, 10:30 a.m.
Charlotte Hall, Sat,
March 2, 11:00 a.m.
Lexington Park, Sat,
March 2, 11:00 a.m.
Programs planned during
Looking for fun
activities for your children during spring break? Come to the
library. We have these programs planned: Build It,
Crafternoons, Family Movies, Who Done it? Enjoy the time
browsing the books together.
Express Yourself Teen Art Contest
Entries on display
in Lexington Park Library Art Gallery, March 1- April 15
March 11, 5-8 PM. Voting for Viewer's Choice Award begins
April 15, 6 PM, Lexington Park
Talk about a good book!
Join us for any
of these book discussions. Books available at hosting
Ford County by John Grisham
John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the
setting of his immensely popular first novel, "A Time to
Kill," with this surprising collection of stories.
Monday, March 11, 6 PM
The Pearl by John Steinbeck
A poor fisherman dreams of wealth and happiness for his
family when he finds a priceless pearl.
Thurs, March 21, 7 PM
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.
When a white orphaned girl violates the order of plantation society,
she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people
she has come to call her family.
Basic classes: Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet, and Email
offered at Lexington Park this month and at Charlotte
Hall in April.
all three branches. Contact the library for an
Upcoming Classes other than Basic:
Introduction to Word 2010
Mon, March 11, 2-4 pm,
Introduction to Excel 2010
Mon, March 18, 2-4 pm,
Wed, March 13, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lexington Park
Wed, March 20, 12-2 pm, Lexington Park
Click here for complete class schedule and to
Maryland JobSource Mobile Career Center Visits
Tues, March 19, 1-4 pm, Leonardtown Library
Friday, March 22, 1-4 pm, Lexington Park Library
Thursday, March 28, 9 am-1 pm, Charlotte Hall Library
Wed, April 10, 6:30 pm, Leonardtown. The Instant
Dr. Julia King, Associate Professor of Anthropology for
St. Mary's College, Maryland, will give a presentation detailing how
the PAX River Naval Air Base and a determined group of countians
changed life in Lexington Park and in turn, St. Mary's County.
Wed, April 17, 6:30 pm, Lexington
Park. Jim Gill Family Concert
Enjoy a family concert by Jim Gill, nationally known
award-winning children's musician and author. The concert, geared
toward pre-school and early elementary, will be interactive, fun and
Marilyn Lash, Publicity Specialist
St. Mary's County Library