My Place to
Learn, Discover, Relax!
- Summer reading programs for
babies through teens begin June 6. Register your children and help
them maintain their reading skills and discover the joy of
Naval Aviation 100th Anniversary with us at "Naval Aviation: Then & Now"
presented by Commander David Kindley June 15 at 7 PM at
Leonardtown. Details below.
libraries now accept credit cards
(VISA, MasterCard, & Discover). $5
July 1, all overdue fines
currently 15 cents will increase to 25 cents per day. Other
daily fines will remain the same.
you to the members of First Saints
Community Church who spent a Sunday morning
weeding the beds at each library. Our libraries look
- "Faces of Shanghai" by
Gary Howard is on display in Lexington Park Library Art Gallery
through June 30.
taken at library programs are posted on Flickr See anyone you know?
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Naval Aviation: Then & Now
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation!
June 15, 7 PM, Leonardtown Library
Commander David Kindley will take you from the first
days of Naval Aviation through the pivotal days of WWII and into
modern Naval Aviation as he discusses the history of Naval Aviation,
NAS PAX and US Navy Test Pilot School.
He will also share his personal experiences of more
than 20 years as a combat test carrier pilot and test pilot. A
graduate of USNTPS in 1998, Commander Kindley recently returned to
NAS PAX following his tour as Squadron Commanding Oficer of a Super
Hornet Squadron in combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Summer Reading Programs begin June 6
Summer Reading Programs for babies through teens begin
June 6. Help
your kids maintain their reading skills and discover the fun of
reading by having them participate in one of these programs....plus
they earn prizes and even a book.
Read-to-Me--birth to age 2
up an activity sheet and return after completing 5 activities
with your little one to collect a prize for your baby. Complete
the sheet and receive a book.
One World, Many Stories--preschoolers to 5th grade
Complete a circle of fun activities on a game board
and receive a prize. Complete the entire game board and choose
You are here!--grade 6 and
Cross off a compass on a game card each time you read or listen
to a book for 20 minutes, attend a library program or write and turn
in a book review. Complete a row and choose a prize and be
entered in a drawing. Complete the entire card and earn a book
as well as be entered in the grand prize drawings for a digital
camera, flip video camera, karaoke machine, Scene IT game, or $25
iTune gift card.
tickets for reading participants!
Maryland Blue Crabs July 22 fireworks game. Every child
participating in Summer Reading Club receives a free
ticket. It can be upgraded at discounted rates plus
additional discounted tickets can be purchased. Click here
Orioles: 120 participants will receive Orioles tickets in
a random drawing.
participant selected in a random drawing will receive a family
membership to the National Aquarium, B&O Railroad, or Port
participant per branch will be will receive a family packet of 4
tickets in a random drawing.
Summer + Libraries = Fun for Everyone!
Join us for some summer fun. Tell a friend or
neighbor about our free activities and invite them to come with
you. Click on the name of the program for more
information or to register.
Friends donated $18,000 to the libraries at their Annual Dinner
Friends President Louise Snell, 2nd from right,
presented branch managers (left to right) Mary Anne Bowman, Terri
Tresp and Marylee Russell each with a certificate worth $6,000
from the Friends.
President: Louise Snell
Vice President: Joe Mattingly
Secretary: Sue Gibbs
Free Computer Classes
Basic classes: Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet and
Also one-on-one instruction available. Call library for an
Excel Part 1, June 6, 2-4 PM, Leonardtown
Introduction to Excel 2007, June
21, 5:30-7:30 PM, Lexington Park
Introduction to Online
Genealogy, July 12, 5:30-7:30 PM, Lexington Park
Click here for
complete class schedule and to register.
Talk about a good
Join us for any of these
book discussions. Books available at hosting library.
Wolf: The Lives of Jack London by James Haley
Monday, June 13, 6 PM, Lexington Park
Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Thursday, June 16, 7 PM, Leonardtown
Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert
Monday, July 11, 7 PM, Charlotte Hall