My Place to
Learn, Discover, Relax!
- Local artist
is displaying her pen and ink drawings and watercolors of historic
churches and boats at Lexington Park Library's Art Gallery through
Mar. 31. Her reception is Mar. 14, 5-8 PM.
- Lexington Park's Teen
Services Librarian Melissa Racine
recently graduated from LATI (Library Associate Training
Institute). Her project, Book Feast which will provide
the Southern Maryland librarians the opportunity to discuss books
on the summer reading themes, was recognized for its excellence.
- We have hit the
700 mark! We have 735 Facebook fans. Are you one?
- Need help
Stop by any branch and let us demonstrate how on the library's
- March 22 is Diabetes
Alert Day. Take this Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you are at
risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes.
Landscapes in Southern Maryland,
a compilation of excerpts from recorded oral histories, is now
available as a downloadable eBook in pdf format. Click here to download.
of the Library Book Sale
Fri, Mar. 18, 1-8 PM Members Only!
available at the door.
Sat, Mar. 19, 10 AM - 5 PM
Sun, Mar. 20, 12 noon - 4:30 PM
Volunteers needed before, during & after
Contact Amy Harvey,
St. Mary's County
This special archaeological
exhibit installed at Lexington Park features archaeological objects
found throughout the county that are stored at the Maryland
Archaeological Conservation Lab at Jefferson Patterson Park and
Museum. It was developed by the Maryland Historical Trust and
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum and funded in part by a Preserve
America Grant from the National Park Service. Several
programs are planned around the exhibit.
Join us for the Opening Reception, March 15, 2-4 PM
Art Gallery Curator
Candace Cummings (center) was recently recognized for her
hard work and commitment to the Lexington Park Library's Art Gallery
by Library Board President Alan Dillingham and Director Kathleen
Reif. It was due to Candy's vision and hard work that the Art Gallery
exists in the library. Since it's creation in 2005, more than
50 different art exhibits have been displayed by local
you to Candy Cummings for
making a difference to our library and to our community!
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration--Register.
March 5, 10 AM, Charlotte Hall
March 5, 2 PM, Lexington Park
March 19, 2:30 PM, Leonardtown
Movie--How to Train Your Dragon
Thursday, Mar. 31, 3-5 PM, Lexington Park
Family Game Fun
Thursday, Mar. 31, 2:30-4:30 PM, Charlotte Hall
Chapter Chats for ages 8-11. Discuss Brian Selznick's book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Please register.
Tuesday, Mar. 22, 6-6:45 PM, Lexington Park
Read Across America Challenge
Join the fun!
Read 30 minutes with your child every day during March!
Win circus tickets
Kids pick up
a reading log, read 3 books and turn in their reading logs before March 18 to earn a chance
to win 4 tickets to Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus April
1 performance in Baltimore. All participants receive 1/2 price
TAG (Teen Advisory Group) Meetings
Tuesday, Mar. 8, 5:30-7 PM,
DJ HERO Tournament planned
Thursday, Mar.. 10, 5-6 PM,
Write 6 word book reviews & make wordles
Thursday, Mar. 10, 6-7 PM,
Write 6 word book reviews & make wordles
Video Contest Deadline--March 9!
Grand Prize: A digital camera
Create a 3 minute or less book
trailer or a video featuring "the awesomeness of reading." Post
it to YouTube tagging it "STMALIB TTW Video Contest
2011." After posting it, submit the entry form
Video Showcase--March 12
View videos submitted and vote for your favorite to
receive Viewer's Choice Award. Grand Prize winner announced.
March 12, 2 PM, Lexington Park
Free Computer Classes
Basic classes: Introduction to Computers, Windows, Internet and
to Online Genealogy, March 8, 5:30-7:30 PM, Lexington Park
to PowerPoint, April 11, 2-4 PM, Leonardtown
to ValueLine Online, April 19, 5:30-7:30 PM, Lexington Park
Click here for complete class schedule and to
Join us to discuss these
Hotel on the
Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Monday, March 7, 7 PM, Charlotte Hall
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big
Difference by Malcolm
Monday, March 14, 6 PM, Lexington Park
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Thursday, March 24, 7 PM, Leonardtown
Open Mic, Wed, Apr. 6, 6 PM, Leonardtown
into St. Mary's City Past, Apr. 13, 7 PM, Leonardtown
Break Activities (week of Apr. 18): Splashdown Science,
Crafternoon, Family Game Fun