My Place to Learn, Discover, Relax!
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the Teen Art Contest entries displayed
in the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery and cast your vote for
the Viewer's Choice Award.
help finding a grant for yourself or an organization? Use
our Grant Seekers Resource Center at
Lexington Park Library to access three directory
Millie and Edgar, two K9 blood hounds,
demonstrate their search and recovery skills at
Lexington Park on Saturday, March 23, at 10:00 am.
for Saving with Coupons, March 20 at
Lexington Park, March 27 at Leonardtown, or March 28 at
Charlotte Hall, and learn coupon basics from Kimberly Hoctor.
to both Excel and Prezi and other computer classes are being
known award-winning children's musician and author Jim Gill will
perform at Lexington Park on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30
Julia King will present The Instant City on
Wednesday, April 10, at Leonardtown at 6:30 pm.
our Pages who reshelve the numerous
items you check out and return.
three libraries will be closed
Friday, March 29.
the Library MEGA Book Sale
only! Memberships available at the door for $15
Saturday, March 16, 10 am- 5 pm
Sunday, March 17, 12 noon - 3 pm
Lots of books, audiobooks, DVDs, puzzles, games, LPs.
Jim Gill Family Concert
Nationally known award-winning children's musician and
author, Jim Gill, will present a high-energy concert, geared for
pre-school and early elementary children and their families.
April 17, 6:30 pm
Spring Recess Fun
Our first 500 By Five Reader
This little girl is our first 500 By Five reader. She has
had 500 books read to her before her 5th birthday.
Help your child become a 500 By Five reader by reading 500 books to him/her by age
five. At the same time you will helping them to get ready to
learn to read. Pick up a packet at any branch and get started
Find book suggestions on The Kid's Book Blog, reading lists, or ask staff.
JobSource Mobile Career Center
Tuesday, March 19, 1-4 pm, Leonardtown
Friday, March 22, 1-4 pm, Lexington
Thursday, March 28, 9 am - 1 pm,
Charlotte Hall Library
Job Seeker's Workshop, March 20, 12 noon-2
pm, Lexington Park Library
Get help with resumes, online searching, online
applications, & more.
This is a
sampling of the 71 entries submitted by teens in the Art
Contest. The artwork will be on display in the Art Gallery
through April 15.
Stop by and cast your vote for the Viewer's Choice
A winner is being selected by a panel of judges for the Library
Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony to be
held on April 15 at 6 pm at Lexington Park. Artwork should be
picked up at that time.
Sampling of questions asked of our information staff
the weather affect Cicada sounds?
does it mean when sheep paw at the earth?
is the definition of "mystical poetry" and who are
some poets besides Rumi whose work fit into this category?
does the phrase "life in stone" mean?
looking for St. Mary's County marriage license from 1793.
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Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet, and Email
will be offered at Charlotte Hall and Leonardtown in
all three branches. Call the library for an appointment.
Upcoming Classes other than Basic:
Introduction to Excel 2010
Mon, March 18, 2-4 pm, Leonardtown
Thurs, April 11, 5:30-7:30 pm, Charlotte Hall
Job Seekers Workshop
Wed, March 20, 12 noon-2 pm, Lexington Park
Mon, April 1, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lexington Park
Click here for complete class schedule and to
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Meet our Pages
With 1,441,000 items checked out last year, we ranked #4 in the state
based on the number of items checked out per resident. Those
1,441,000 items had to be reshelved. Who does it? Our
Lexington Park Pages: (left to
right) Jim Downs, Esther Baldacchino, Jabrena Milburn and
Leonardtown's Pages: Andrew
Hackney and Colin McDevitt shown above and Jim Downs.
Charlotte Hall Pages: Angela Spendal and
City! Dr. Julia King, Associate Professor
of Anthropology for St. Mary's College, will discuss the impact NAS
PAX River has had on St. Mary's County from its inception in 1942 to
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 pm, Leonardtown
Starting your own Business?
Friday, April 12, 9:30-11:30 am, Charlotte
Monday, April 15, 9:30-11:30 am, Leonardtown
Friday, April 26, 9:30-11:30 am, Lexington
by Mike Schwartz of Mike's Bikes and his BMX
Saturday, April 13, 10 am, Lexington Park
Marilyn Lash, Publicity Specialist
St. Mary's County Library