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magazines now available
More than 50 popular magazines are available for you to download for
free and view on your computer or your mobile device. A free
app (available from your device's app store) is required for mobile
The digital magazines are recreated page by page and includes full
color pictures, ability to keyword search, and interactive audio and
video components. The magazines can be downloaded for off-line
reading as well. New issues are released simultaneously as the
There are unlimited checkouts which means no waiting lists. You
can check out as many magazines as you like and keep them as long as
you like as there are no late fees or check-in dates.
To access these digital magazines, click on Downloadable eContent in
the Quick Links box on our homepage and then the Zinio link. Directions and a
tutorial video are posted to help you get started. Note that
you will need to create an account for RBdigital Gateway (the
library's Zinio Collection) first. After creating that account,
you will have to sign in twice--once for the RBdigital Gateway
account and once for your Zinio.com account in order to download a
magazine. Our staff will gladly assist you if you need additional
Community Dialogue on
What does "liberty and justice
for all" mean to me?
Join in this
Defying Definitions Community Conversation. Reflect on how you
perceive others, how you are perceived, and what you understand about
yourself. The goal of this community dialogue is to break down
stereotypes, reduce conflict, and model civil and meaningful
Light refreshments served until 6:15 pm. Registration due by Nov. 8.
Defying Definitions is the 2013 Southern Maryland Public
Dialogue Project produced as a partnership program of the Maryland
Humanities Council and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, in
collaboration with local community partners.
Friends Mini Book Sale
12 noon -
Lots of gently
used books and items that will make great holiday gifts.
date: Sunday, November 10
College Bound? Wondering how to pay those college
options available to you from Nadine Hutton, Director of Financial
Aid at St. Mary's College. Filling out the FAFSA (Federal Application
for Student Aid) form and finding and applying for scholarships will
also be discussed.
Lexington Park Wed, October 23, 6:30 pm
Charlotte Hall Mon, October 28, 6:30
STEM @your library: Fishy Magnets
Kids, 3-5 years
old, will go fishing to see what they can catch with an
unusually "attractive hook" at this fun science program
presented by growingSTEMS. Register.
Fri, November 8, 10-11 am
Hauntingly Happy Halloween
not-so-scarey stories, awesome activities, and more, including
trick-or-treating through the library. All ages.
Charlotte Hall Sat,
Oct. 26, 10:30 am
Leonardtown Tues, Oct. 29, 6 pm
Park Wed, Oct. 30, 6 pm
(6 pm) and LEGO Fun (6:30 pm)
Leonardtown Tues, Nov. 5
Fall program schedule including storytimes
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Teen Video Contest
Entries due: Wed, November 13
Make a 3-minute
or less book trailer about your favorite book. You can create
it with a friend(s). Post it on YouTube tagging it "STMA
Video Contest 2013". Fill out the entry form found on the Teen Webpage.
Prize and Viewer's
Choice will be awarded at the Video Showcase on November 16 at
Basic computer classes:
Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet, and Email
is being offered at Lexington Park in November.
Available at all
three branches. Contact the library for an appointment.
Classes other than Basic:
Introduction to Publisher 2010
Thurs, Oct. 24, 2-4 pm,
Tues, Nov. 12, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lexington Park
Family History: Where Do I
Mon, Oct. 28, 2-4 pm, Charlotte Hall
to Publisher 2010: Holiday Edition
Mon, Nov. 4, 3-5 pm, Charlotte Hall
and Photos--Intro to Publisher
Mon, Nov. 4, 2-4 pm, Leonardtown
Try Before You
Buy: eReaders & Tablets
Fri, Nov. 8, 2-4 pm, Charlotte Hall
Click here for complete class schedule and to
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JobSource Mobile Career Center Visits
for a job? Visit the Mobile Career Center and let the JobSource
Coordinator help you get registered with and use the Maryland
Mobile Career Center visit will be cancelled in the event of
inclement weather (excessive rain or winds over 25 mph). Call
240-412-1528 to find out if visit is cancelled.
Lexington Park Thurs, October 24, 9 am - 1 pm
Charlotte Hall Fri, November 8, 9 am -
Tues, November 12, 1 - 4 pm
Confused about new health care insurance
Maryland Health Connections is the state's new health insurance
marketplace that will make it easier for you to:
compare, and enroll in a health insurance plan
eligibility for federal tax credits and subsidies to help cover
your insurance costs
your eligibility for public health programs, such as Medicaid
and Maryland Children's Health program (MCHP)
sessions and one-on-one enrollment help conducted by
October 22, 12-4
October 25, 11
October 28, 4-8
October 30, 10
Air It Out: The Clothesline Project
Walden Sierra's "Air It Out: The Clothesline
Project," is on display through the end of the
October in the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery. The display
was created by women who have survived violence or by those who wish
to honor women victimized by violence.
Artists interested in displaying their artwork are asked to contact
Candy Cummings at 301-863-6693.
Marilyn Lash, Publicity Specialist
St. Mary's County Library