Summer Reading Program
The summer reading program begins June 13. See more information and register!
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.
More to Explore Passport Program
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|Storytimes||June 1 – July 31|
2 – 12 months
|All Ages Storytimes||Lexington Park||Tuesdays
|All Ages Storytimes||Charlotte Hall||Tuesdays
|All Ages Storytimes||Leonardtown||Wednesdays
|Free Professional Performances|
|Join us on Mondays all summer long!
Charlotte Hall- 10 a.m
Leonardtown- 12:30 p.m.
Lexington Park- 3 p.m.
|August 1: Science Tellers
The Science Tellers combine exciting science experiments with dynamic storytelling to create a unique and highly interactive program. Adults and children alike will be entertained by the stories and you may just walk away learning something new.
|Share strategies with other Minecrafters, explore new terrain, gather raw materials, and create amazing structures. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. *Due to space restrictions, please register for only 1 Minecraft program per day. Thank you.*|
|Register Charlotte Hall||Monday, August 8, 10 a.m. to 12 noon|
|Register Lexington Park||Thursday, August 11, 10 a.m. to 12 noon|
|Register Leonardtown||Wednesday, August 17, 3-4 p.m.|
|Register Leonardtown||Wednesday, August 17, 4-5 p.m.|
|Register Lexington Park||Wednesday, July 27, 2-4 p.m.|
|Register Charlotte Hall||Monday, August 8, 2-4 p.m.|
|Register Lexington Park||Thursday, August 11, 2-4 p.m.|
|Register Leonardtown||Wednesday, August 17, 5-6 p.m.|
|June 27 – August 5, 1 -4 p.m.
Drop-in to make and take home your own crafty creation. All supplies provided. Recommended for children ages 3+
|STEM @ Your Library|
|School-Age STEM: The Science of Flight|
|Soar with science! Learn about flight while designing, building and testing gliders, whirly-copters and balloon-powered rocket planes. Ages 7 and up. Registration begins 2 weeks before each program.|
|Register Lexington Park||Friday, July 29, 2 p.m.|
|Middle School Coding Academy|
|Use the Scratch programming language to write your own programs, then test your skills by creating your own computer game. For 6th to 8th graders. Plan to attend all four sessions. Registration opens 2 weeks prior to first session. Register once for all four sessions.|
|Lexington Park||Monday, August 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m.|
|Lexington Park||Wednesday, August 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.|
|Lexington Park||Monday, August 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.|
|Lexington Park||Tuesday, August 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.|
|Use our cool button maker machines to create one-of-a-kind buttons. Personalize your gear, give as gifts, or trade with friends! All ages, recommended for ages 5+. Under 10 will need adult assistance. All supplies provided, no registration.|
|Charlotte Hall||Thursday, August 4, 6 p.m.|
|Kindergarten, Here We Come!|
|Let’s get ready to start Kindergarten (or Pre-K!) Read stories about school, make crafts, learn how to stay healthy and safe at school and take a ride on a real school bus! Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.|
|Register Charlotte Hall||Tuesday, August 2, 10:30 a.m.|
|Register Lexington Park||Thursday, August 4, 10:30 a.m.|
|Register Leonardtown||Saturday, August 6, 10:30 a.m.|
|Papitam (Let’s Play!)|
|Meet, play and learn with local Native Americans for hands-on activities: pottery, jewelry-making, sports, music and dance. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.|
|Register Charlotte Hall||Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 a.m.|
|Register Leonardtown||Wednesday, August 3, 2 p.m.|
|Kentkatam (Let’s Dance!)|
|A fun-filled hour of song, dance and edutainment. Take a journey through movement and social dances as members of the Piscataway Conoy Nation share their history in an interactive way. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.|
|Register Lexington Park||Friday, August 5, 2 p.m..|
|Learning Fun – Activity Sheets|
|For Your Little One|
|For All Ages|
|Other Things to Do|
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.