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Upcoming Events

Bladensburg
Sat, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Laurel
Sat, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your toddler and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Glenarden
Sat, Feb 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
In partnership with IRC for immigrant youth provide homework help, mentoring, SAT/ACT tutoring, scholarship and college application support and English Conversation practice.

Greenbelt - Auditorium
Sat, Feb 16, 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!

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 16, 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 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your pre-schooler 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 - Conference Room 1
Sat, Feb 16, 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.

New Carrollton
Sat, Feb 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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.

Surratts-Clinton
Sat, Feb 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more!

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 16, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join us for crocheting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed.

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn about weird insect biology and adaptations. Bug your parents with butterfly masks and pipe cleaner dragonflies. Ages 5-12.

South Bowie
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join historian C.R. Gibbs as he discusses "The Making of Black American Culture." Part 3 of the African Lecture Series.

Spauldings
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ebony Sonshine presents: Puppet show centered around African American characters and Black History Month!

Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presented by Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts. Experience the lives of runaway slaves through music and narration. All ages welcome.

Accokeek
Sat, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. This week we will explore the science of our own hearts.

Oxon Hill
Sat, Feb 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Come learn about great African American aviators that took to the skies and beyond! Participants will design and build a plane or spaceship. Ages 5-12. Sponsored by FOHL.

New Carrollton
Sat, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Hyattsville
Sat, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a lively discussion! This month we are reading "If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin.

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Upcoming Library Closure

  • Presidents Day

    Sun, February 17, 2019 -  Mon, February 18, 2019

Upcoming Board of Library Trustees Meeting

  • Open to the Public. March 7, 2019 at 7 PM at Largo-Kettering branch library