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Upcoming Events

Bladensburg
Wed, Nov 14, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Bowie
Wed, Nov 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
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) 262-7000.

Greenbelt
Wed, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

New Carrollton
Wed, Nov 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Wed, Nov 14, 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. Groups of 8 or more children should call (301) 937-0294 to schedule.

Laurel
Wed, Nov 14, 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.

Baden
Wed, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your Preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Wed, Nov 14, 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

Glenarden
Wed, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us for coloring and create your own artwork.

South Bowie
Wed, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
This special storytime is an opportunity for social engagement with songs, books and signs to encourage peer interaction and communication between toddlers and their families.

Glenarden
Wed, Nov 14, 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.

Largo-Kettering
Wed, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for hands-on science or math activities, songs, and games.

South Bowie
Wed, Nov 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Greenbelt
Wed, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
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) 262-7000.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Nov 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Calling all Preschoolers and Toddlers! Come to bust a move and shake your sillies out. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!

Beltsville
Wed, Nov 14, 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. Groups of 8 or more children should call (301) 937-0294 to schedule.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Nov 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
One-on-One Civil Legal Advice. No appointments necessary. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bowie - Auditorium
Wed, Nov 14, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

New Carrollton
Wed, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens. Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!

Bowie - Conference Room
Wed, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. If you have a group with 8 or more children, please call ahead at (301) 262-7000.

Largo-Kettering
Wed, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Get your kids fired up about math with our Crazy 8's after-school math club! Every week participants will explore science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on experiments.

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for students in grades 1-6.

Canceled
Mount Rainier
Wed, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of crafting. Personalize your own bookmark for your holiday reading!

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us as we explore the science of Earth's mountains! Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Spauldings
Wed, Nov 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning ASL? Join our club and practice using ASL in a friendly atmosphere.

Hyattsville
Wed, Nov 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Nov 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for kids in grades 1-6, in partnership with TLC Coaching & Leadership Development.

Hillcrest Heights
Wed, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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
Wed, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mentoring, reading and homework help for kids in grades 1-6.

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Wed, Nov 14, 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!

Spauldings
Wed, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Bowie - Auditorium
Wed, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Stories, music and activities for children ages 0-3 with special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers for early intervention students and up to 6 community families.

Accokeek
Wed, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!"

Oxon Hill
Wed, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while dancing to great music.

Bowie - Conference Room
Wed, Nov 14, 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Join us for an exciting evening talking about great books! See below for our Wednesday topic schedule.

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Upcoming Library Closure

  • Thanksgiving Eve
    Wed, November 21, 2018
    Libraries close at 5 pm
     
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thurs, November 22, 2018

Upcoming Board of Library Trustees Meeting

  • Open to the Public: November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm at New Carrollton branch library.