Programs

 

To see a complete listing of programs and events, check the calendar.

 

Adult and Family Programs

 

One Maryland One Book—The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

This year’s selected title for  Maryland Humanities Council’s One Maryland One BookExternal Link the statewide community read, is The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna Grande.  It is the author’s compelling story of her childhood before and after entering the US as an undocumented immigrant.  At age nine the author left Mexico and the overburdened household of her grandmother and entered the US to live with her father.  She quickly realized that life in America and with her father was far from perfect.  Copies of the book are available at the branches or can be downloaded.   

 

Starting a Small Business

Are you interested in starting a small business?  Learn where and how to start from staff from the Small Business Administration.  They will discuss finding a business counselor, applying for financing and credit, developing a business plan, and the variety of services and programs available to meet your start-up needs.  No registration is required.

          Lexington Park       Fri, Oct. 31, 10-11:30 am

 

Introduction to Genealogy

Learn about free websites to start your genealogy search.  The class also covers the library’s databases, US Census, Social Security Death index and more.  Knowledge of the Internet required. 

          Register       Leonardtown          Mon, Oct. 20, 2-4 pm

 

Mockingjay/Hunger Games

Be the Mockingjay and lead the rebels to victory over President Snow and the Capitol.  Participate in a rescue mission to save Peeta, design your strategy for defeating Snow, take part in a trivia challenge, and more.

          Lexington Park           Thurs, Nov. 20      6-8 pm      

 

St. Maries Minstrels

Enjoy a relaxing evening of wonderful music by St. Maries Minstrels.  This year’s theme,  “Make We Joy.”

          Lexington Park          Wed, Dec. 10          7:30 pm