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Learn, Discover, Relax!
- April is National Library
and National Poetry
Two special programs are planned--Digging into St.
Mary's City's Past on April 13 and Poetry Open Mic on April
6. Enjoy a visit to your library!
May 2, holds not picked up, extended, or cancelled before
the hold period expires will be returned and a $.50
fine will be charged per item returned. Why this
fine? Click here for
Relationship Tile Project is on display at
Lexington Park Library's Art Gallery through May 15. An opening
reception will be held on April 13, 5-8 PM. The mosaics were
created in workshops held at Walden Sierra in Spring 2010 and
depict relationships known to the contributor.
- The plant clinics conducted by the Master
Gardeners begin on April 19 at Lexington Park (1st & 3rd
Tuesdays, 11 AM-1 PM); April 26 at Leonardtown (2nd 7 4th
Tuesdays, 11 AM-1 PM) and May 7 at Charlotte Hall (1st & 3rd
Saturdays, 10 AM-noon). Stop by and get your gardening
- We have 794 Facebook fans. Will you be number 800?
- Need help downloading eBooks? Stop by any
branch and let us demonstrate how on the library's NOOKcolor...or
attend the eBooks Workshop
at Leonardtown on May 16.
- The libraries will be closed on Friday, April 22,
for Good Friday and on Sunday, April 24, for Easter. The
branches will be closed on the following Friday mornings for staff
Leonardtown, Fri, April 15, 9-1
Lexington Park, Fri, April 29,
Charlotte Hall, Fri, May 20, 9-1
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Thank you to the members of Friends and to the many
volunteers who helped make this year's book sale the best ever.
Thank you to the community for shopping.
the Friends have raised more than $175,000 for the libraries.
Digging Into St. Mary's
Ruth Mitchell, Senior Staff Archaeologist at Historic St.
Mary's City, will discuss her work on St. John's Site Museum and her
current project at Anne Arundel Hall in St. Mary's City.
April 13, 7 PM
Calling all poets Poetry Open Mic
Celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing a favorite
poem or an original one... or just come and listen. Local poet Wendy
Kibler will be the opening reader.
Wed, April 6, 6 PM
Commissioners Proclaimed April
National Library Month
The Library Board, Director Kathleen Reif, and the
Branch Managers were present for the Proclamation. Look for the
proclamation posted at each branch.
Commissioner Jones speaks at
Archaeology Open Reception
County Commissioner Cindy Jones (center) with Library
Board member Lynn Newkirk and Director Kathleen Reif was one of the
speakers at the Opening Reception for the Archaeology Exhibit
currently at the Lexington Park Library.
Spring Break Fun
Charlotte Hall, April 18, 10 AM or
Lexington Park, April 19, 1 PM or 3 PM
Leonardtown,April 21, 10 AM or 2 PM
Leonardtown, April 19, 1-4 PM
Charlotte Hall, April 20, 1-4 PM
Lexington Park, April 21, 1-4 PM
Family Game Fun
Lexington Park, Wed, April 20, 2-4 PM
Chapter Chats for ages 8-11. Discuss Kathryn Lasky's book, The Capture. Please register.
Tuesday, April 26, 6-6:45 PM, Lexington Park
Book Character Bonanza --Register.
Leonardtown, April 30, 2:30- 3:30 PM Eric
Charlotte Hall, May 2, 10-11 AM
Lexington Park, May 3, 10-11 AM Mo
TAG (Teen Advisory Group) Meetings
Tuesday, April 12, 5:30-7 PM,
April 14, 5-6 PM, Charlotte Hall
Mar. 14, 6-7 PM, Leonardtown
Teen Tech Week Video Contest Winners
CHOICE: Reading is
Important by Zach Stauffer
CHOICE: Thirteen by
City of Bones by
Reading is Good for
Your Insides by Janos Barrett
There is a Woket in
My Pocket by Mariah Hancock
by Emmeline Jones
Why is Reading
Awesome? by Emmeline Jones
Free Computer Classes
Basic classes: Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet and
to PowerPoint, April 11, 2-4 PM, Leonardtown
to ValueLine Online, April 19, 5:30-7:30 PM, Lexington Park
to Excel, May 9, 2-4 PM, Leonardtown
to Publisher, May 12, 2-4 PM, Lexington Park
Workshop, May 16, 5:30-7:30 PM, Leonardtown
Click here for
complete class schedule and to register.
Join us to discuss these books
Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of the Mona Lisa by R. A. Scotti
Monday, April 11, 6 PM, Lexington Park
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Thursday, April 28, 7 PM, Leonardtown
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
Monday, May 2, 7 PM, Charlotte Hall
& Claws with Capt. Jack Russell, Mon, May 23, 7 PM,
Volunteer Training--check dates
- Robot Invasion, Sat, May 28, 1-4 PM,