Adult Spring-Summer 2016 Programs PDF File

Adult Summer Reading Program

Cartoon image of a pile of books. Top book reads Exercise Your Mind, Read!

Exercise Your Mind runs June 1-August 13. Read or listen to books and write reviews to get Bingo, receive a prize, and be entered to win a Kindle Fire or mp3 player. Additional Bingo rows earn you additional entries in the drawing (maximum five entries).

Download your Bingo card PDF File
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Adult Programs

Please note: The first time you register for an event and provide an email address, you will receive an email from asking you to confirm your email address. By clicking the link in the email, you will continue to receive confirmation/cancellation emails and notifications if you are moved from the waiting list to the main list. If the link has expired, and you want to continue receiving email confirmations, please email us.

Ongoing Programs

Book Discussions
Computer Classes

On Your Mark, Get Set…Write! Writing Contest

Enter our writing contest and answer the question “What is your greatest success?” Entries will be accepted June 13- July 31, 2016. More information and entry form.

Handmade at Your Library

A craft program for beginner and experienced do-it-yourselfers. Join us at Lexington Park one Saturday a month, 10-11 a.m to make unique handicrafts. We’ll supply the instructions and materials, and you bring the creativity.

August 6            Rope bowls and DIY watercolor coffee mugs                       Register

Veterans Book Group

A reading and discussion series for veterans led at the Lexington Park Library by Vietnam veteran, author, and College of Southern Maryland professor, Wayne Karlin. Service members of all eras, and their spouses, are welcome. Participants should plan to attend all sessions. Free. Lunch and materials provided. Registration required. To register contact Cecelia Thomas at 301-863-8188, press 3 or email This session of the Veterans Book Group program is being sponsored by Sabre Systems, Inc. This program has received major support from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Standing Together initiative, created to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans.

Fridays: Aug. 5, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Financial Classes

To Your Credit
Participants will understand how to read a credit report and how to build and repair their credit history. In partnership with PNC Bank and the St. Mary’s County Housing Authority. Registration opens 30 days before the program.

Lexington Park           Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.                       Register

Your Own Home
Participants will understand the home buying process and the difference between renting versus owning and financially protecting their home. This program is in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Housing Authority and PNC Bank. Registration opens 30 days before the program.

Charlotte Hall            Saturday, September 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.                   Register

Other Programs

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

Please note that library staff may be taking photos of any or all events to use for future library publications. Program participants’ photos may be used without notification or compensation. If you do not feel comfortable having your photo taken, please inform library staff when you arrive to a program.