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 email@example.com. 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
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
Activities for all ages! Ever been interested in how to get into the comics industry? Learn from a panel of two comic book artists! Come dressed as your favorite movie, anime, or comic book character and participate in our cosplay contest to earn prizes from the secret “library vault.” Visit our LexiCON page for the day’s schedule and special guests!
Lexington Park Saturday, October 1
UKEtoberFest: Pleased to Meet Uke
Beginner class for ukulele. No music experience? No problem! Musician Nani Lowery will have you strumming in no time. Ukuleles for the class provided by the library. Free. Registration opens 2 weeks before this event. Ages 18+. See more UKEtoberFest events.
Leonardtown Saturday, October 8, 2 – 4 p.m. Register
Crowdfunding for One-Time Projects
Are you an artist trying to fund an exhibition or film? A community leader trying to purchase new equipment? Learn to navigate the world of crowdfunding by bringing your ideas and creating a crowdfunding pitch to use in your campaign.
Lexington Park Tuesday, October 18, 1 – 3 p.m. Register
UKEtoberFest: Family Jam & Open Mic
Sing and strum along to some of your favorite songs at our all ages celebration of music. Bring an instrument, or play one provided by the library. No registration required. See more UKEtoberFest events.
Charlotte Hall Saturday, October 29, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Civilized society has collapsed, and the undead have risen. Will you survive? Join us for zombie fear factor, a survival scavenger hunt, zombie hunting, and more. Costumes welcomed. All ages. No registration required.
Lexington Park Thursday, November 17, 6 – 7 p.m.
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.