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Staff attend Public Library Association Conference
staff attended the Public Library Association Conference in
Indianapolis bringing back new ideas and inspiration as well as
signed copies of books by some of their favorite authors. Shown
here are (left) Mary Anne Bowman, Branch Manager at Lexington Park
and (right) Marylee Russell, Branch Manager at Leonardtown with
historical fiction author Susanna Kearsley (middle).
Two of our staff were asked to present programs at the Conference:
Director Kathleen Reif on the involvement of Maryland libraries
in early learning public policy development and Amanda Roberson,
Assistant Branch Manager at Lexington Park, on early learning
BMX Racing--program rescheduled
Find out about the basics of
BMX racing: what it is, where to go, and how to get started.
Watch demonstrations if weather permits. Presented by Mike's
Lexington Park Sat, Mar. 22, 10
us for an evening of fun. Become a zombie or survivor,
participate in Zombie Fear Factor, get survival tips and maybe...be a
part of a flash mob. Costumes are
Lexington Park Thurs, Mar. 27, 6 pm
Introduction to Genealogy
Adults, explore free websites to start your search, the
library's online resources, U.S. Census, Social Security Death index,
and more. Knowledge of Internet required. Register.
Lexington Park Thurs, Mar. 27, 5:30-7:30 pm
Introduction to Grant Writing
This free workshop, presented by Lexington Park Library
and College of Southern Maryland Nonprofit Institute staff, will
provide an overview of researching grant opportunities and grant
writing process. It focuses on the strategy for applying for
grants and provides hands-on practice in writing a needs statement
and an evaluation/sustainability section. Register
Library Sat, Mar.29, 10 am-12 noon
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Kids will enjoy
games, stories, crafts and more as we celebrate the books and
characters of Mo Willems.
Leonardtown Sat, Mar. 22, 10:30-11:30 am
Kids Can Cook
Kids ages 8-12
will make and sample new recipes.
Lexington Park Tues, Apr.8, 4:30-5 pm
Spring Break Fun
Drop in and make a craft. Supplies provided.
Charlotte Hall Wed, Apr. 16, 1-4 pm
Leonardtown Tues, Apr. 15, 1-4 pm
Lexington Park Wed, Apr. 16, 1-4 pm
Be a star and sing your favorites. Ages 6-12.
Lexington Park Mon, Apr. 14, 3-4 pm
Charlotte Hall Tues, Apr. 15, 2-4 pm
After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal
winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sister Anna teams up with
a mountaineer and his trusty reindeer to break the icy spell.
The Great Mouse Detective--Leonardtown
Wed, Apr. 16, 2:30-4:30 pm
Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the
kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy,
Park Thurs, Apr. 17, 2-4 pm
Hop tells the comic tale of Fred who takes the Easter
Bunny in after he accidentally injures him only to find out the
Easter Bunny is the world's worst house guest.
Storytime schedule for
babies through preschool
2014 Winter/Spring Program Brochure
Coverflip Teen Art
Entries are on display
at the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery until March 31. Stop
by and vote for your favorite for the Viewer's Choice award.
Winners will be
Mon, Mar. 31, 6 pm, Lexington Park Library
about a good book
Join us for any of these book discussions. Books are available
at the hosting library.
The Paris Wife
by Paula McLain
The novel follows the love affair and marriage of Ernest Hemingway
and Hadley Mowrer in 1920 in Chicago through the Jazz Age in Paris.
Leonardtown Thurs, Mar. 27, 7 pm
is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
This haunting, unforgettable story gives voice to the rejected, the
forgotten, and the mistreated. Yet it gives voice to the quiet,
intensely personal search for beauty.
Hall Mon, Apr. 7, 7 pm
And the Mountains
Echoed by Khalid Hossein.
A story of a multi-generational Afghanistan family that explores the
many ways in which they nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice
for one another; and how often they are surprised by the actions of
those closest to them when it matters.
Park Mon, Apr. 14, 6 pm
Dates and book titles of monthly discussions
Basic computer classes:
Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet, and Email
is being offered at Charlotte Hall and Lexington Park
Available at all
three branches. Contact the library for an appointment.
Introduction to Genealogy
Mar. 27, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lexington Park
to PowerPoint 2010
Mon, Mar. 24, 2-4 pm, Leonardtown
Wed, Apr. 16, 2-4 pm, Lexington Park
to Publisher 2010
Mon, March 31, 2-4 pm, Leonardtown
Thurs, Apr. 17, 1-3 pm, Charlotte Hall
to Word 2010
Wed, Apr. 9, 2-4 pm, Lexington Park
Intermediate Excel 2010
Mon, Apr. 7, 2-4 pm, Leonardtown
Introduction to Digital Photo
Thurs, Apr. 17, 2-4 pm,
Attendance will be issued to those who attend all
four of the basic computer series or the Microsoft 2010 series.
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Maryland JobSource Mobile Career Center
for a job? Visit the Mobile Career Center and let the JobSource
Coordinator help you get registered with and use the Maryland Workforce
Mobile Career Center visit will be cancelled in the event of
inclement weather. Call 240-925-4806 to find out if the visit is
Lexington Park Wed, Mar. 26, 9 am - 1
Charlotte Hall Thurs, Apr. 3, 9
am - 1 pm
Leonardtown Tues, Apr. 8, 1
- 4 pm
Tax help available at libraries
Lifestyles of Maryland Foundation, Inc. will provide free
IRS-certified tax return preparation assistance for households
with incomes of $52,000 or less. Contact 1-866-293-0623 to
schedule an appointment. An appointment is required.
Mon, Mar. 31, 9 am - 8 pm
Confused about the health care
Maryland Health Connections is the state's 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 Walden Sierra:
Wed, Mar. 26, 1-5 pm
Fri, Mar. 28, 1-5 pm
Sat, Mar. 22, 1-5
Mon, Mar. 24, 4-8 pm
Mon, Mar. 31, 10 am-2 pm
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Marilyn Lash, Publicity Specialist
St. Mary's County Library