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  • The Accokeek Branch Library will be closing for re-carpeting and painting - from Monday, August 20th through Saturday, September 8th, and re-opening on Monday, September 10th.
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Upcoming Events

Spauldings
Tue, Aug 14, All day
All summer long we're collecting your stories about the songs that mean something to you. Drop by and share your favorites!

Hillcrest Heights - Conference Room 1
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 10:00am - 9:00pm
All summer long, we’re collecting the songs that mean something to you. Drop by the branch and share your favorites.

Bowie
Tue, Aug 14, 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.

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Aug 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Accokeek
Tue, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Hyattsville
Tue, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your 3-5 year old and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bladensburg
Tue, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Upper Marlboro
Tue, Aug 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bring your preschooler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Bowie
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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

Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries, Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings or Surratts-Clinton, for a free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Aug 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn about the human brain from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH scientists and take part in fun hands-on activities. All students and parents are welcome to attend!

Surratts-Clinton
Tue, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries, Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings or Surratts-Clinton, for a free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries: Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings, Surratts-Clinton, Hillcrest Heights, Fairmont Heights for free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries: Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings, Surratts-Clinton, Hillcrest Heights, Fairmont Heights for free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries: Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings, Surratts-Clinton, Hillcrest Heights, Fairmont Heights for free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Aug 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Oxon Hill - Conference Room
Tue, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for lively discussion. "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman will be the title discussed in August. Everyone is welcome.

Oxon Hill
Tue, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Get down and get messy by painting with your feet! When the music starts, so does the art. When it’s all over we’ll have a beautiful abstract mural.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come by one of these neighborhood branch libraries, Beltsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings or Surratts-Clinton, for a free lunch and fun! For children up to the age of 18.

Largo-Kettering
Tue, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Please call Branch at 301-336-4044 to register.

Beltsville
Tue, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and join us at the Beltsville Branch for a fun scavenger hunt, library edition. Complete all the items on our list for a chance to win some prizes!

Laurel
Tue, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore Potter-themed STEM activities at 3:00 pm then join us for trivia at 4:00 pm. All ages. Costumes encouraged.

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Tue, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Come listen to a librarian read favorite stories aloud and do related activities and games about the music of birds.

Hillcrest Heights
Tue, Aug 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Pop-Up Locations
Tue, Aug 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come join the fun with the Kids Achieve Club and earn points towards summer @ your library. Reading practice with a mentor for rising kindergartners, first, second and third graders.

Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Tue, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and explore new technologies.

Surratts-Clinton - Conference Room
Tue, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Volunteer to make your library a great place for teens! Share your ideas about programs, books, music, movies and other interests. Students earn a service hour for their time and effort.

Bowie - Conference Room
Tue, Aug 14, 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.

Hyattsville
Tue, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments as we learn about sound.

Glenarden
Tue, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Hillcrest Heights - Conference Room 1
Tue, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults can enjoy coloring while listening to an audio book memoir about a famous musician.

Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Beltsville
Tue, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come join the fun with the Kids Achieve Club and earn prizes toward Summer @ Your Library. This club provides reading practice for grades 1 through 6. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 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.

Largo-Kettering
Tue, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at the library as we sing along to favorite flicks!

Laurel
Tue, Aug 14, 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.

Greenbelt
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Laurel - Conference Room 1
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Attention all music lovers. How well do you know your tunes? Test your knowledge by listening to clips. Will you win our championship?

Oxon Hill
Tue, Aug 14, 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.

Laurel
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

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Upcoming Library Closure

  • Labor Day

    Mon, September 03, 2018

Upcoming Board of Library Trustees Meeting

  • Open to the Public: September 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm at Largo-Kettering branch library.