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Upcoming Events

Hillcrest Heights - Conference Room 1
Tue, Oct 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Sign-up at front desk. Show resume to sign-up for the course. The facilitator will help participants search for jobs, apply for jobs and identify ways to update their resume.

Bowie
Tue, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. If you have a group with 8 or more children, please call ahead at (301) 262-7000.

New Carrollton
Tue, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Accokeek
Tue, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hyattsville
Tue, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This program is for seniors in the community to get information and have discussion on topics such as: health, internet safety, recreational activities, ect.

Bladensburg
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for hands-on science or math activities, songs, and games.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your 3-5 year old and join us for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Upper Marlboro
Tue, Oct 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie
Tue, Oct 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limited to 15 babies. If you have a group with 8 or more children, please call ahead at (301) 262-7000.

Surratts-Clinton - Conference Room
Tue, Oct 16, 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

Glenarden
Tue, Oct 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join us to get hands on experience learning the computer basics of email, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

New Carrollton
Tue, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Beltsville
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and explore new technologies.

Bowie - Conference Room
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come join us for an hour of afternoon crafting. Make and take something fun home. Parents are welcome to participate! Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 15 children. Groups should call (301) 262-7000.

South Bowie
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Think like a computer while exploring a wealth of free digital resources. Sign up at the branch. Bring your own device if possible.

Hyattsville
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments with weights and measures!

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. In this session, we will learn some basic coding principles using Lego blocks.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 16, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Tue, Oct 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Come hear historian Mike Dixon describe how the evolution of police practices helped detectives close once unsolvable cases. Part of the One MD, One Book initiative, “Bloodsworth” by Tim Junkin.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Oct 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Oct 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for kids in grades 1-6, in partnership with TLC Coaching & Leadership Development.

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for students in grades 1-6.

Beltsville
Tue, Oct 16, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for kids in grades 1-6.

Beltsville
Tue, Oct 16, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Laurel
Tue, Oct 16, 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.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
"Between the World and Me (2015), Father's Message to His Son" by Ta-Nehisi Coates will be the title discussed in October. Everyone is welcome.

Largo-Kettering
Tue, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play board games at the library! Bring one of your own, or play one of ours.

Greenbelt
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 30 people in the Storytime room. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Spauldings - Conference Room
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Tue, Oct 16, 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!

South Bowie
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Please join our Fall 2018 African History & Culture Lecture Series. Historian C.R. Gibbs will present "Let Your Motto Be Resistance: Great Slave Revolts".

Greenbelt
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join your friends and neighbors to discuss great contemporary books every month! Oct 16, 2018 we will discuss Lincoln in the Bardo, a novel by George Saunders.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle through Yoga! No experience necessary Mats are provided - limited quantity available.

New Carrollton
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids may decide to wear pajamas to snuggle in and join us for stories, songs, and fun.

Laurel
Tue, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Bowie - Auditorium
Tue, Oct 16, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Come hear historian Mike Dixon describe how the evolution of police practices helped detectives close once unsolvable cases. Part of the One MD, One Book initiative, “Bloodsworth” by Tim Junkin.