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Upcoming Events

Bladensburg
Wed, Feb 20, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 20, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Alfabetización en español para los adultos que no fueren a la primaria en sus países y no saben leer y escribir el español. Spanish literacy classes for adults who are illiterate in Spanish/English.

New Carrollton
Wed, Feb 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Greenbelt
Wed, Feb 20, 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.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! If you have a group with 8 or more children, please call ahead at (301) 839-2400 ext. 3.

Laurel
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a free ticket at the Information Desk.

Baden
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your Preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Glenarden
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come join us for coloring and some conversation. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Glenarden
Wed, Feb 20, 11:00am - 12:45pm
In partnership with Solutions Hometown Connections beginner English classes for novice and beginner level students. These classes are for women only.

Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! If you have a group with 8 or more children, please call ahead at (301) 839-2400 ext. 3.

Greenbelt
Wed, Feb 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Limit: 30 people total in the Storytime Room. Free tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Laurel
Wed, Feb 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a free ticket at the Information Desk.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
One-on-One Civil Legal Advice. No appointments necessary. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hillcrest Heights - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore a guided brief tour of the Smithsonian Museum as well as the White House with virtual reality technology. Ages 8 and up.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the connection between word and sound through poetry and beats. Come just to listen, or bring your own poetry to read!

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for students in grades 1-6.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning ASL? Join our club and practice using ASL in a friendly atmosphere.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for kids in grades 1-6, in partnership with TLC Coaching & Leadership Development.

Hyattsville
Wed, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students K though 6. Contact branch for more information.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Wed, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for students in grades 1-6.

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Wed, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 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!

Canceled
Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Bowie
Wed, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 20, 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!" This program is held in the Barn.

New Carrollton
Wed, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Come listen to a Librarian read Fractured Tales - using picture books for school age children. Continue being a life long library user. Ages 6-9.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while dancing to great music.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Wed, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
To what degree should past nuclear talks guide future U.S. nuclear arms control negotiations? Sponsored by the Friends of the Laurel Library. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/LaurelGreat

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.