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Upcoming Events

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us to learn how you can get the most out of Microsoft Word. Learn how to create, edit, save and print documents, format text and use spelling and grammar tools.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 17, 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.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Sat, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Calling all Preschoolers and Toddlers! Come and bust a move and shake your sillies out at the Bibliobop Dance Party. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!

Bowie - Conference Room
Sat, Feb 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Come get acquainted with Microsoft Word and learn how to create documents, basic editing, etc. No previous experience with computers is needed

Bladensburg
Sat, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Culture Queen engages your royal children in motivating music, marvelous movement and super storytelling activities inspired by the Kings and Queens of Black History!

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Sat, Feb 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
The novice to experienced writers are welcome to find your creative voice through writing. Writers share ideas, find inspiration, and participate in the group critiques. All writing genres.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 17, 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 17, 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.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tutoring and mentoring students in grades 6-8. Go to www.ileadsuccess.org for more information.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 17, 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 17, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

South Bowie
Sat, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Celebrate Black History Month by exploring the life of George Crum, the inventor of the potato chip. A tasting party will follow!

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come view, study, and talk about the importance of submitting a patent. Create your own invention using the patent model.

Mount Rainier
Sat, Feb 17, 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.

Laurel
Sat, Feb 17, 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 17, 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 - Large Meeting Room B
Sat, Feb 17, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

South Bowie
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join historian C. R. Gibbs as he presents "Kush & Axum: Splendid Kingdoms of the Nile"

Greenbelt
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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. Please call the branch to register.

Beltsville
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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 or visit to register.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Ages 5-12 with adult will explore the night sky from an indoor planetarium. Call 301.868.9200 x3 to pre-register.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join the Performing Arts Repertory company for an afternoon of dance. There will be a selection of original and classical pieces performed by dancers of all ages.

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Sun, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the Performing Arts Repertory company for an afternoon of dance. There will be a selection of original and classical pieces performed by dancers of all ages.

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

Canceled
Surratts-Clinton
Mon, Feb 19, 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.

Canceled
Oxon Hill
Mon, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 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 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk.

Accokeek
Tue, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton - Auditorium
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 20, 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.

Bladensburg
Tue, Feb 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 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 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hyattsville
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Bowie
Tue, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students (ages 13-18) will meet to prepare and publicly perform excerpts of notable speeches by prominent figures in Black history. Visit the Bowie branch to register.

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Fairmount Heights
Tue, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring stories to life by reading plays, poems, and short stories aloud with friends. Third Tuesday of every month. Ages 8-12.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This program will help boys (grades 2-6) improve their reading and comprehension skills by allowing them to discuss book themes and takeaways in a group setting.

Spauldings
Tue, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

South Bowie
Tue, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Think like a computer while programming with cool games and activities! Perfect for beginner & experienced coders. Space is limited - please bring your own device if possible. Must register.

Beltsville
Tue, Feb 20, 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. Call or visit to register.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afterschool story and activity.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Oxon Hill - Author Room
Tue, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Reading practice and homework help for students K-6. Please register at the Children's Desk.

Greenbelt
Tue, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Oxon Hill
Tue, 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.

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
"The Sellout: A Novel" by Paul Beatty will be the title discussed in February. Everyone is welcome.

Laurel
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Greenbelt
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Please join us for our Winter 2018 African History & Culture Lecture Series. Asa Gordon presents "The Electoral College: Affirmative Action for White Supremacy."

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Tue, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
What are Beijing’s geopolitical objectives? What policies might Washington adopt to address this circumstance? Sponsored by the Friends of the Laurel Library.

South Bowie
Tue, Feb 20, 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.

Greenbelt
Tue, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join your friends and neighbors to discuss great contemporary books every month! February 20, 2018: Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad.

Laurel
Tue, Feb 20, 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 20, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 21, 10:15am - 10:45pm
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Wed, Feb 21, 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 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Baden
Wed, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your Preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Laurel
Wed, Feb 21, 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.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
This is for social communication with songs, books and signs between toddlers and their families. Presented by Prince George’s County Infant and Toddlers. Limit 12 community families.

South Bowie
Wed, Feb 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Beltsville
Wed, Feb 21, 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.

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free One-on-One Civil Legal Advice by Maryland Legal Aid and Prince George's Memorial Library. No appointments necessary. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading practice and homework guidance for students K though 6. Contact the Hyattsville branch at 301-985-4690 for more information. Judy Center @ Cool Spring Elementary

Bowie - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 21, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Bowie - Conference Room
Wed, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children will explore different book genres and decide on their favorites while being served doughnuts and tea by Chef Librarians

Fairmount Heights
Wed, Feb 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Teens will have the opportunity to learn about the DREAM Lab software and create different projects.

Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
"Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. "

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Wed, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students in Grades K though 6.

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 21, 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 21, 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 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Hillcrest Heights
Wed, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 21, 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.

Pop-Up Locations
Wed, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a fun family bingo night. The prizes will be awarded at the end of the event.

Spauldings
Wed, Feb 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Wed, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while dancing to great music.

Accokeek
Wed, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!"

Oxon Hill
Wed, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Feb 22, 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.

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Thu, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Canceled
Glenarden
Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Laurel
Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill - Lecture Hall
Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us for a presentation by Jeffery Boston Weatherford who is the illustrator of "You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen". All ages are welcome.

Beltsville
Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Glenarden
Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
African Storytelling from Janice the Griot [replaces R2R Storytime]

Canceled
Oxon Hill
Thu, Feb 22, 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.

Surratts-Clinton
Thu, Feb 22, 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.

Oxon Hill - Auditorium
Thu, Feb 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your best moves to an all-music storytime that celebrates the history of African-American music.

Greenbelt
Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Largo-Kettering
Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your own crafts to work on or try ours. All are welcome.

Bowie - Auditorium
Thu, Feb 22, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

South Bowie
Thu, Feb 22, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to play chess or improve your game after school! Presented by Future Chess Champions.

Bladensburg
Thu, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework help and reading practice for students Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

Glenarden
Thu, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades K through 6.

Pop-Up Locations
Thu, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework guidance and reading practice for students K though 6.

Glenarden
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Baden
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and explore new technologies.

Oxon Hill - Lecture Hall
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
An interactive workshop on teen dating violence

Bowie - Conference Room
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
An exploration of the traditional music, storytelling and dance of a typical African village.

Hillcrest Heights - Conference Room 1
Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults ages 18 and up will test their black history knowledge in a game of jeopardy.

Greenbelt
Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Special Crafternoon celebrating Black History Month: Join us as we make a "quilt" inspired by the quilt artists of Gee's Bend, Alabama.

South Bowie
Thu, Feb 22, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join us as we explore Africa! One of the largest continents in the world. During our three part series we will discover fun historical facts, culture, entertainment and art. All ages are welcome!

South Bowie
Thu, Feb 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to play or improve your game. Presented by Eagle Chess Academy. All ages are welcome!

Bladensburg
Fri, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Fri, Feb 23, 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 - Auditorium
Fri, Feb 23, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hang out with other Teens every weekday in the Bowie Library Auditorium.

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.

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Upcoming Library Closures

  • Presidents Day

    Mon, 02/19/2018

Upcoming Board of Library Trustees Meetings

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