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Saturday, January 02, 2016

Adult Book Club  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkview Drive, Grantsville, Md
Grantsville Library's book club will meet the 1st Saturday of each month from September to June.  The book for January is Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates.
Monday, January 04, 2016

One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
StoryTails  4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 

The Grantsville Library will hold StoryTails: Children Reading to Dogs on the first and third Mondays of each month from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

This program is designed to help children develop confidence in reading. Each child reads to a dog for 15 – 20 minutes, with the dog’s handler sitting nearby to give reading assistance if necessary. All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. No registration is required, and parents are asked to remain at the library while their child is reading. The program will not take place on days when the Garrett County schools are closed or dismissed early due to inclement weather.

For more information, call the Grantsville Library at 301-895-5298 or email hannah@relib.net. 

Please Note :Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Children's Story Time  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
This program is designed for children 3-5 years of age. Come join us for stories, crafts, and other fun learning activities.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children birth to 36 months).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
 Children's Hour is a program for preschoolers ages 3-5, held on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 11:30am, September through May.  Children's Hour promotes creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, nutrition, and school readiness and includes STEM activities, stories, games, experiments, music and crafts.
Children's Story Time  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for books, crafts and other activities that build early literacy skills and a love of reading! 

Story Time will not take place on days that the Garrett County School system closes due to inclement weather. In the event of a delay in the school system, Story Time will take place as usual. 

Please Note :Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Teen Book Club  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Teen Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Teen Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month.  Newcomers are welcomeThe book for Jan. is Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman. Participants will enjoy pizza and drink along with getting a free copy of the book. 

The Accident Teen Book Club is open to 12-18 year olds. We meet the first Weds. of each month (Sept-May) from 5:30-6:30PM (unless otherwise noted) at the Accident Library. We enjoy pizza and drinks at each discussion. Participants of the club receive a free copy of the book. You can choose to only register for the books you want to read. To register call Crystal 301-746-8792 or e-mail crystal@relib.net . 
Your Participation in programs signifies you permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Thursday, January 07, 2016

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Library will hold Children's Story Hour Thursdays Sept-May (with some exceptions) from 11-12 PM. Children's Story Hour is open to children ages 3-5. We read a story, make a craft, and do activities. 

If school is cancelled due to weather, then Story Hour will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Hour will meet as scheduled.

For more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net

Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Story Tails  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
This month we will have MacKenzie here with us for StoryTails: Children Reading to Dogs. This drop-in program is designed to help children develop confidence in reading.  Each child reads to a dog for about 15 minutes with the dog's handler sitting nearby to give reading assistance if necessary.  All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. At the end of the reading session, each child will receive a bookmark with a picture of the dog that they read to.  This program provides a great opportunity for kids who need to work on reading skills and would like the opportunity to read to an animal.


Your Participation in programs signifies you permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Friday, January 08, 2016

HomeSchoolers @ the Library-- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

HomeSchoolers @ the Library typically meets on the first Friday of the month September- November and January- May. Our volunteer presenters offer a wide variety of enrichment programs for home school children and their families. Pre-registration is required.

Linda Griffith, Associate Professor of Sciences at Garrett College will present this month's program on chemistry. Children will explore the awesome world of chemistry while watching demonstrations and doing hands-on experiments.


Please contact Julie at 301-334-3996 x.104 or julie@relib.net  to register or for more information.
Monday, January 11, 2016

Board of Trustees Meeting  5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 
The Board of Trustees of the Ruth Enlow Library will meet on Monday, January 11, 5:00 p.m., at the Oakland Library. The public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Children's Story Time  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
This program is designed for children 3-5 years of age. Come join us for stories, crafts, and other fun learning activities.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children birth to 36 months).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Slagle book signing  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
Bill Slagle, owner of Walnut Meadows Ginseng Farm in Bruceton Mills, WV, will be at the Oakland Library to sell and sign copies of his recently published book, Hard Times Came. We Survived and So Can You. In this book, Bill tells his story of working doggedly during his childhood years, completing school, and running a variety of award-winning endeavors from his family farm while finding time to teach.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
 Children's Hour is a program for preschoolers ages 3-5, held on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 11:30am, September through May.  Children's Hour promotes creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, nutrition, and school readiness and includes STEM activities, stories, games, experiments, music and crafts.
Children's Story Time  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for books, crafts and other activities that build early literacy skills and a love of reading! 

Story Time will not take place on days that the Garrett County School system closes due to inclement weather. In the event of a delay in the school system, Story Time will take place as usual. 

Please Note :Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  1:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
Adult Book Club  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Adult Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Newcomers are welcomeThe book for Jan. is Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman.


Your Participation in programs signifies you permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Thursday, January 14, 2016

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Library will hold Children's Story Hour Thursdays Sept-May (with some exceptions) from 11-12 PM. Children's Story Hour is open to children ages 3-5. We read a story, make a craft, and do activities. 

If school is cancelled due to weather, then Story Hour will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Hour will meet as scheduled.

For more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net

Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Children's Story Time  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
This program is designed for children 3-5 years of age. Come join us for stories, crafts, and other fun learning activities.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children birth to 36 months).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkview Drive
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
Young Readers' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Young Readers Book Club is a book discussion group for readers age nine through twelve.  The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft, game, or activity and a snack based upon themes relevant to the particular book selected for the program.  If interested please contact Julie Iden at 301-334-3996 ext. 104.
 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
 Children's Hour is a program for preschoolers ages 3-5, held on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 11:30am, September through May.  Children's Hour promotes creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, nutrition, and school readiness and includes STEM activities, stories, games, experiments, music and crafts.
One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Friendsville 315 Chestnut Street
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Library will hold Children's Story Hour Thursdays Sept-May (with some exceptions) from 11-12 PM. Children's Story Hour is open to children ages 3-5. We read a story, make a craft, and do activities. 

If school is cancelled due to weather, then Story Hour will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Hour will meet as scheduled.

For more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net

Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Homeschool Group  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

Our Homeschool Group typically meets on the third Thursday of the month September- November and January- May. Our volunteer presenters offer a wide variety of enrichment programs for home school children and their families. Pre-registration is required.

Venessa Stacy, genealogy specialist at the Oakland branch, will present Genealogy for Kids Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016 from 1-2PM.

For more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net

Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Monday, January 25, 2016

One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  1:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkview Drive
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
StoryTails  4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 

The Grantsville Library will hold StoryTails: Children Reading to Dogs on the first and third Mondays of each month from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

This program is designed to help children develop confidence in reading. Each child reads to a dog for 15 – 20 minutes, with the dog’s handler sitting nearby to give reading assistance if necessary. All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. No registration is required, and parents are asked to remain at the library while their child is reading. The program will not take place on days when the Garrett County schools are closed or dismissed early due to inclement weather.

For more information, call the Grantsville Library at 301-895-5298 or email hannah@relib.net. 

Please Note :Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Lego Club  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
  Lego Club is designed for children ages 4-12 and features free building time with lots of building bricks. Children are encouraged to build a creation based on a new theme each month. Staff may photograph and/or display completed builds in the library. Lego Club typically meets on the fourth Friday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Julie at 301-334-3996 ext. 104 or julie@relib.net.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Children's Story Time  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
This program is designed for children 3-5 years of age. Come join us for stories, crafts, and other fun learning activities.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children birth to 36 months).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Kids' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Kids Book Club is a book discussion group for children ages six through eight.  Programs are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft or other fun activity and have a snack based on the themes relevant to the book selection for that month.  If interested please contact Julie Iden at 301-334-3996 ext. 104.
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
 Children's Hour is a program for preschoolers ages 3-5, held on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 11:30am, September through May.  Children's Hour promotes creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, nutrition, and school readiness and includes STEM activities, stories, games, experiments, music and crafts.
One-on-One Digital "How-to" Sessions  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Friendsville 315 Chestnut Street
If you need help in using our library's online resources or downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, sign up for a free one-on-one session. All sessions are limited to one hour in length. To register, use the contact information below. See more details at this link.
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Library will hold Children's Story Hour Thursdays Sept-May (with some exceptions) from 11-12 PM. Children's Story Hour is open to children ages 3-5. We read a story, make a craft, and do activities. 

If school is cancelled due to weather, then Story Hour will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Hour will meet as scheduled.

For more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net

Your participation in programs signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you. Please speak to a librarian at the event if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.
Friday, January 29, 2016

STEM Kids  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
STEM Kids is a program designed for children ages 6 to13 featuring a variety of activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Kids programs are typically scheduled on days when school is released early for staff development. Pre-registration is required for this event, as spaces are limited.

STEM Kids programs will be cancelled and not rescheduled on days that Garrett County Public Schools are cancelled or delayed.
 
For more information, or to register, call Miss Julie at 301-334-3996 x104, or email julie@relib.net.
 
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