Catherine DiCristofaro accepted
into Maryland Library Leadership Institute
Branch Manager Catherine DiCristofaro was accepted into the 2014
Maryland Library Leadership Institute being held this week at Bolger
Conference Center in Potomac, MD.
This Institute is designed to help emerging leaders in Maryland
libraries develop their leadership skills and prepare them to assume
positions of greater responsibility. Candidates are nominated
by their library director and then are selected from numerous
candidates across the state. This Institute is only held every
two years and is limited to 24 participants.
Our other graduates include Deputy Director Mary Anne Bowman,
Lexington Park Branch Manager Amy Ford, and Leonardtown Assistant
Branch Manager Jill Hutchison.
Summer Fun for Kids
Summer Reading programs run through Aug. 9.
Not too late to register at any branch or online
Performance: Monday, July 28
am Lexington Park at Lexington Park Library
pm Leonardtown at Leonardtown Elementary, 22850 Duke St.
pm Charlotte Hall at White Marsh Elementary, 29090
Thompson Corner Rd.
Please bring a
non-perishable food item for the local pantry.
More fun programs:
the Kids page for details
- Summer storytimes end July 31
- Kids Lab (science experiments) ends Aug. 7
Here We Come
- Chess Basics and Fundamentals
More to Explore Passports ends August 15
up a More to Explore Passport at any branch and have fun exploring
our county. Find the trail markers at each of the 22 sites
listed in the Passport and rub the name of the site on the corresponding
page in the Passport. Bring the completed Passport Prize Page to any
branch to claim your prize and to be entered in additional larger
prize drawings at the end of the summer! Be sure to include your
child's name and contact information on the prize page. Program
runs through August 15.
Download Children's Summer Brochure
Still time to sign up for Summer
by participating in the Teen Summer Reading
program. Sign up online or at any branch any
time. Program ends Aug. 9.
Hunger Games Hunt & Raffle
ages 12-18, complete the scavenger hunt and use your final answer to
enter the raffle for Hunger Games Trilogy. The hunt begins at
Leonardtown Drawing August
Teen Writing Contest---Win a Kindle
is ticking away. Submit your original story or poem to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Aug. 9. Grand prize is a Kindle!
Rocketed Race Cars:
Test your racing skills by constructing your own dragster propelled
using an air powered launcher and then competing against other
participants. Presented by growingSTEMS. Register.
Park Fri, Aug. 1, 10-11:30 am
Oscar Movie Series
July 11-Aug. 1 2-4 pm Free. Popcorn
25: The Great Gatsby. A
Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle
of his millionaire neighbor. Rated PG13. Oscar winner for Costume
1: American Hustle. A con man along
with his seductive partner is forced to work for a wild FBI
agent who pushes them into a world of Jersey power brokers and mafia.
Rated R. Best picture nominee.
Test your knowledge at Trivia Quiz Night
and teens, come and have fun answering trivia questions. Win
Wed, July 23, 5:30 pm
Hall Thurs, Aug. 7,
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Free Webinar for Grant Seekers
How to Approach a Foundation
This free webinar covers strategies for effective
communications with grantmakers from initial contact to what happens
after receiving funding. Learn how to initiate contact with
potential funders, plan calls and meetings, communicate during and
after a grant decision, and how to build lasting partnerships with
Lexington Park, Aug 19, 2-3 pm
My Social Security Account assistance offered
Learn how to obtain Social Security verifications online and sign up
for your my Social Security account from a Social Security
representative Register for one of the following
Lexington Park Library Wed, Aug.
11 am - 12 noon
12 noon - 1 pm
1 pm - 2
2 pm - 3
Basic computer classes:
Introduction to the Internet and Email will be offered at
Leonardtown in August.
Available at all
three branches. Contact the library to schedule an hour
Mon, Aug. 18, 2 -4 pm, Lexington Park
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Help for Job
Southern Maryland JobSource Mobile Career Center
Looking for a job? Visit the Mobile Career Center and let the
JobSource Coordinator help you get registered with and use the
Maryland Workforce Exchange.
Charlotte Hall Thurs, Aug. 7, 9 am - 1 pm
Leonardtown Tues, Aug. 12, 1 - 4 pm
Lexington Park Wed, Aug. 27, 9 am - 1 pm
Art Gallery features artwork by Color & Light
Members of Color & Light Society are displaying their artwork
during July at the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery.
Their artwork consists of oils, watercolors, sculpture, photography
and more multi-media art.
Master Gardeners conduct plant
If you have a gardening question or need some plant
advice, stop by one of these plant clinics conducted by our local
Lexington Park 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 11 am - 1 pm
Leonardtown 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 11am - 1
Charlotte Hall 1st & 3rd Saturday, 10 am -12
Marilyn Lash, Publicity Specialist
St. Mary's County Library