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Upcoming Events

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 24, 9:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a class on basic computer skills. Learn to navigate the basic components of the computer as well as the internet. Registration is required.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 24, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Use library resources to test your knowledge of African American history & culture! Pick up and turn in question sheets at the Information Desk.

Bladensburg
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Special Ready 2 Read Storytime celebrating Black History Month, featuring stories and songs by African American writers and artists.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie - Conference Room
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
An opportunity to get a "second opinion" on your resume and explore library resources devoted to workplace issues.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on fun science experiments using basic scientific principles.

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, Fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your pre-schooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us in the Sojourner Truth Room for an informal talk and hands-on STEM activity with PGCPS graduates and local college students pursuing STEM careers.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn coding basics with game-based activities that will challenge skills while teaching core concepts of computer science and programming. Limit 14. Register here: http://www.kid-koders.org/signup/

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer assistance for senior citizens and others who want help with basic computer skills, Microsoft programs, the internet and other computer resources.

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
"Hyattsville Chess and Checkers Club! Learn to play or improve your game. All ages are welcome! Bring your own set or play with one of ours."

Laurel
Sat, Feb 24, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn coding basics with game-based activities that will challenge skills while teaching core concepts of computer science and programming. Limit 14. Register here: http://www.kid-koders.org/signup/

Pop-Up Locations
Sat, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Come learn basic computer skills in a class for English Language Learners and beginners. Class size is limited to 6 students.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs and cats. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call branch to register.

Accokeek
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

South Bowie
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join historian C.R. Gibbs as he presents "Up The Rough Side of the Mountain: African Americans & Organized Labor"

Bowie - Auditorium
Sat, Feb 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The players are Cynthia Brandt-Campagna, Lisa Fetsko, Laura Langbein, and David Wagner. Typical program: arrangements of familiar tunes, light classical music, and marches.

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come share your experiences of living in the DMV area for a documentary to be shown on February 24th. Recording will be from February 1st to February 15th Please call if you want to participate.

Laurel - Conference Room 2 (Staff)
Sun, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Practice writing skills in a safe, judgement-free space. Open to teens 13-18.

Surratts-Clinton
Mon, Feb 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Use library resources to test your knowledge of African American history & culture! Pick up and turn in question sheets at the Information Desk.

Hyattsville
Mon, Feb 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

South Bowie
Mon, Feb 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Pop-Up Locations
Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Bringing your baby, toddler, or preschooler to see story read from the big screen, short film with popcorn and a craft at the end.

Laurel
Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Pop-Up Locations
Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hyattsville
Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

South Bowie
Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Upper Marlboro
Mon, Feb 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Baden
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Local actress and historical interpreter, Shemika Berry, will portray Rosa Parks and bring history to life.

Bowie - Auditorium
Mon, Feb 26, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Bowie - Conference Room
Mon, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Volunteer & work together to make the library a better place for teens by putting together programs, talking about books, music & movies, or suggesting what you would like to see in the collection.

Surratts-Clinton - Auditorium
Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6. Registration is not mandatory, but is recommended. Walk-ins are welcomed!

South Bowie
Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Play Minecraft at the library!

Hyattsville
Mon, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Get help with your college and financial aid applications.

Surratts-Clinton - Conference Room
Mon, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Oxon Hill
Mon, Feb 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Come join us in Truth Room for Makerspace Monday, where we create, invent, and learn in a creative DIY space. Open to all ages. Registration is not required, but encouraged. Call 301-839-2400.

Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Find out about the latest books. Share your favorites and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Laurel
Mon, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Students will practice drawing popular black superheroes and/or drawing black historical figures. Presented by Williams Jones of the Afrofuturism Network.

Oxon Hill
Mon, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Develop skills for life and academic success through this fun and interactive program. Learn to be a leader through our reading and mentoring program organized by Tramaine Crawford.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come join us in a friendly environment where children will play Jeopardy revolving around African American history.

Oxon Hill
Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Test your knowledge of African American history in our Black History Month Scavenger Hunt. Follow the clues and collect the most items to be claimed the winner.

Greenbelt
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
An opportunity for children under three with special needs along with their family and friends to participate in storytime, music and motor activities. Limit 20.

Hyattsville
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Looking for a job? Preparing for an interview? Need help filling out an application? This program meets regularly to answer questions, provide guidance and assist job seekers in their job search.

Spauldings
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, finger plays and more!

Bowie
Mon, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! All ages are welcome.

Largo-Kettering
Mon, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Pop-Up Locations
Mon, Feb 26, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere. Please contact Maria with any questions at 301-985-4690.

Oxon Hill
Mon, Feb 26, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens can earn service hours and help to improve the library. Join us for snacks and fun as we work on teen-centered projects and programs.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 27, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Use library resources to test your knowledge of African American history & culture! Pick up and turn in question sheets at the Information Desk.

Bowie
Tue, Feb 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
This special storytime is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn more about their child's early developmental milestones and how to encourage growth through books, games, and songs.

Accokeek
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton - Auditorium
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 2:00pm
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will provide free tax aid for low-income and senior taxpayers. Bring last-year's tax return and all W2 and 1099 income documents.

Hyattsville
Tue, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bladensburg
Tue, Feb 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Bowie
Tue, Feb 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Upper Marlboro
Tue, Feb 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 27, 11:30am - 2:00pm
Join us for knitting! Beginners to advanced knitters welcome. Bring 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (#4 on label) and 1 set of size 7 needles, or a current project.

Hyattsville
Tue, Feb 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come join the Hyattsville Branch's Drop-In Computer Club! The Club is an on-going computer class on a variety of topics: basic computer skills, Microsoft programs and use of the internet.

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Feb 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Bowie - Auditorium
Tue, Feb 27, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Baden
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build your child's confidence in reading. Specially trained therapy dogs will be glad to listen. Please call the branch to register 301-888-1152.

Spauldings
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This program will help girls (grades 2-6) improve their reading and comprehension skills by allowing them to discuss book themes and takeaways in a group setting. Meets every 2nd & 4th Tuesday.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for fun after-school science or math activities at the library!

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Oxon Hill - Author Room
Tue, Feb 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Reading practice and homework help for students K-6. Please register at the Children's Desk.

Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Students will practice drawing popular black superheroes and/or drawing black historical figures. Presented by Williams Jones of the Afrofuturism Network.

Greenbelt
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Surratts-Clinton - Auditorium
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for games and refreshments. Ages 13-18

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Laurel
Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Largo-Kettering
Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Greenbelt
Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 20 participants. Free tickets available on a first-come first-served basis.

Spauldings - Conference Room
Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us for an evening of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome!

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Please join us for our Winter 2018 African History & Culture Lecture Series. CR Gibbs, renowned historian of the African Diaspora, presents "Undaunted Courage: African Americans & World War 1."

South Bowie
Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages 5 - 12 with adult. Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Laurel
Tue, Feb 27, 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Hyattsville
Tue, Feb 27, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Glenarden
Wed, Feb 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn basic computer skills and get help looking for jobs in an encouraging atmosphere. This class is perfect for beginners and seniors. Limited to 6 students. Call (301) 772-5477 to register.

Surratts-Clinton
Wed, Feb 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Use library resources to test your knowledge of African American history & culture! Pick up and turn in question sheets at the Information Desk.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 11:30am
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Greenbelt
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 20 people total in Storytime Room. Free tickets available on a first-come first-served basis.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Bowie
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 10:45pm
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Baden
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your Preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Laurel
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
"The Medfield Heights Elementary School Inspirational Choir from Baltimore, MD will render selections in tribute to Bob Marley in honor of Black History Month. All ages are welcome.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your pre-schooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Greenbelt
Wed, Feb 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 20 people total in Storytime Room. Free tickets available on a first-come first-served basis.

Laurel
Wed, Feb 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk/Children's Information Desk.

Bowie
Wed, Feb 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Wed, Feb 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Information Desk.

Baden
Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bring your own needle craft or join in on a quilt making project.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come join us for an hour of afternoon crafting. Make and take something fun home. Parents are welcome to participate too!

Bowie - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 28, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Free style building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imagination run free

Bowie - Conference Room
Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles.

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us in exploring science, engineering, technology, and math concepts through a variety of fun activities.

Glenarden
Wed, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Wed, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students in Grades K though 6.

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning American Sign Language? Join our club and practice using ASL in a friendly atmosphere.

Laurel - Conference Room 2 (Staff)
Wed, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere. Registration is not mandatory, but is recommended. Walk ins are welcomed!

Hyattsville
Wed, Feb 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Hillcrest Heights
Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
If you are a beginner English speaker and want to learn English grammar and writing please come join us! We practice speaking, reading and writing in a friendly environment. Registration not required.

Bowie - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for the Prince George's County Infants and Toddlers Night Time Play Group.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Come listen to a librarian read favorite stories aloud and do related activities and games

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Wed, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who has tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice. Presented by the Friends of Laurel Library and MPT Indie Lens Pop-Up.

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere. Come in or call the library 301-817-3750 to sign-up!

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while dancing to great music.

Accokeek
Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!"

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Greenbelt
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 15 babies with parent(s)/caregiver(s). Free tickets are available on a first-come first-served basis prior to the event.

Bowie
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your 0-2 year old and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Spauldings
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Laurel
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 15 babies with caregiver(s). Free tickets at the information desk are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Hyattsville
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with a special storytime for ages 2-5.

Oxon Hill
Thu, Mar 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Canceled
Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Mar 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Join us for knitting! Beginners to advanced knitters welcome. Bring 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (#4 on label) and 1 set of size 7 needles, or a current project.

Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Mar 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your 2-3 year old and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Greenbelt
Thu, Mar 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 15 babies with parent(s)/caregiver(s). Free tickets are available on a first-come first-served basis prior to the event.

Beltsville
Thu, Mar 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 15 babies with caregiver(s). Free tickets at the information desk are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Bowie
Thu, Mar 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Thu, Mar 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie - Conference Room
Thu, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children ages 0-5 join us as we kick off our birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss! We will be observing his birthday today by viewing a couple of his stories.

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your own crafts to work on or try ours. All are welcome.

Bowie - Auditorium
Thu, Mar 01, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

South Bowie
Thu, Mar 01, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to play chess or improve your game after school! Presented by Future Chess Champions.

Oxon Hill
Thu, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Try your skill and answer a women's history trivia question. Add your name to the winners board.

Bladensburg
Thu, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework help and reading practice for students Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Mar 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students K though 6.

Spauldings
Thu, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come listen to a librarian read favorite stories aloud and do related activities and games.

Glenarden
Thu, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Thu, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for games on the first Thursday of each month.

Greenbelt
Thu, Mar 01, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 20 people total in Storytime Room. Free tickets available on a first-come first-served basis.

Hyattsville
Thu, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teens can earn service hours and help to improve the library. Join us as we work on teen-centered and community-oriented projects and programs at the Hyattsville Library.

Bladensburg
Thu, Mar 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild.

South Bowie
Thu, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to play or improve your game. Presented by Eagle Chess Academy. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Thu, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Winter 1993: Redskins announced plans to build a new stadium in Laurel. Laurel residents worked together to stop the stadium. Co-sponsored by Laurel Historical Society.

South Bowie
Thu, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Want to know how to protect your privacy on social media? Join us to learn about social media best practices and steps your family can take to protect personal information from hackers.

Bladensburg
Fri, Mar 02, 9:15am - 10:30am
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Pop-Up Locations
Fri, Mar 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie - Auditorium
Fri, Mar 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! We will read some of our favorite stories by Dr. Seuss and make crafts to go along with them. Ages 2-5. Please visit branch to register.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Fri, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Calling all Preschoolers and Toddlers! Bust a move and shake your sillies out at the Rockin' 2 Rhythm Storytime! Ages birth to 5 with caregiver.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Fri, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come listen to some Dr. Seuss stories read by "The Cat in the Hat".

Bowie - Auditorium
Fri, Mar 02, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Oxon Hill
Fri, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Can you identify the photos of famous women? Try your skill and add your name to the winners' board.

Oxon Hill
Sat, Mar 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Computer assistance for senior citizens and others who want help with basic computer skills, Microsoft programs, the internet and other computer resources.

Laurel
Sat, Mar 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bladensburg
Sat, Mar 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your pre-schooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Hyattsville
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Stories, Fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Mar 03, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tutoring and mentoring students in grades 6-8. Go to www.ileadsuccess.org for more information.

Laurel
Sat, Mar 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn coding basics with game-based activities that will challenge skills while teaching core concepts of computer science and programming. Limit 14. Register here: http://www.kid-koders.org/signup/

Oxon Hill
Sat, Mar 03, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Mount Rainier
Sat, Mar 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of crocheting! If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No experience required.

Accokeek
Sat, Mar 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come learn about our online resources available to assist you in your family history research. Please call branch to register: 301-292-2880.

Laurel
Sat, Mar 03, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn coding basics with game-based activities that will challenge skills while teaching core concepts of computer science and programming. Limit 14. Register here: http://www.kid-koders.org/signup/

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Sat, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Spauldings - Conference Room
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Participants will get hands-on experience using the mouse, keyboard, storage devices and other features of a computer. Class will also cover the vocabulary of fundamental computer parts

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your child's confidence in reading. Bring a favorite book or choose one from the library and read to Rover. Specially trained therapy dogs will be glad to listen.

Bowie
Sat, Mar 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call branch or visit to register.

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  • Easter

    Sun, 04/01/2018

Upcoming Board of Library Trustees Meetings

  • Open to the Public: March 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm at Largo-Kettering branch library.