Select Your Mode
 List | Calendar
Select from list to Filter Events
Oakland
Accident
Friendsville
Grantsville
Kitzmiller
Adult Services
Children Services
Children
Teen Services
View All
Holidays
RELGC Calendar for October 2015
All Services/Locations
Thursday, October 01, 2015

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 Services
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, October 02, 2015

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.

This months "Book Talk" program will provide a great public speaking opportunity for homeschoolers. Each student should come prepared to give a 2-3 minute talk on a favorite book. Presentations can include dioramas, posters, or PowerPoint presentations. A snack will be provided.


Please contact Julie at 301-334-3996 x.104 or julie@relib.net  to register or for more information.
Saturday, October 03, 2015

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 October is Thank You For Smoking by Christopher Buckley.
Monday, October 05, 2015

Fire Prevention Week  11:00 AM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Stop in the Accident Library during the week of Oct. 4-10 for Fire Prevention Week activities and information. Walk-in program.

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.
Book Jacket Redesign Contest  2:00 PM  Teen Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

Hey Teens!! Do you have a favorite book that you were unhappy with the design on the cover or book jacket? Well, now is your chance to redesign it.

Contest Rules: Pick a book and redesign the jacket/cover. Entries must be turned in to the Accident Library by Sat. Oct. 24, 2015 1PM. The winner of the contest will receive a free book. Contest will be judged by the Adult Book Club.

Entries: Include Name, Phone Number, E-mail, and which version of the original cover you are redesigning


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.
Library Cafe Family Fun Night  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
The Ruth Enlow Library and the Garrett County Judy Center will be holding a Library Cafe Family Fun Night on October 5, 2015, from 5:00-6:00 p.m., at the Kitzmiller library. Designed for children ages birth to five and their families. This program will include activities for the children and free giveaways. Parents will join in on conversations on how children learn through play and how your library can better serve you and your family.
Please join us for an evening of fun activities and refreshments, as we share ideas and learn more about the importance of play.
This program is free and is supported with funding from the Early Learning Challenge Grant - Race to the Top initiative to make sure that more children, especially those with high needs, enter Kindergarten ready to succeed.
One Maryland One Book Discussion  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.

Join us for this year's One Maryland One Book selection - The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. This book is an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times.More details are available at this link.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Children's Story Time  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Fire Prevention Week
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, October 07, 2015

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 Oct. is My Chemical Mountain by Corina Vacco. 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, October 08, 2015

Oakland closing at 4:30   Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
The Oakland Library is closing at 4:30 p.m. due to the parade.
Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oakland Library Closed   Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
The Oakland Library is closed for Autumn Glory.
Star Wars Reads Day  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come join us for a walk-in Star Wars program. Get your picture taken reading a Star Wars book. There will be Star Wars color sheets and activities. If you are feeling adventurous come dressed as you favorite Star Wars character. Star Wars prizes (while supplies last). 

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, October 12, 2015

Earth Science Week  11:00 AM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Adults and children will want to stop by the Accident library during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17). We will have videos from NASA viewing in the Teen Theatre, activity sheets, and related books available. Teachers or parents may ask to look at the NASA resource guide (Library Copy: you may make copies at the standard library copy rates.)

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.
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.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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, October 14, 2015

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.
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 from 5:30-6:30PM (unless otherwise noted).  Newcomers are welcomeThe book for Oct. is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

Please contact Crystal crystal@relib.net or 301-746-8792 for more information.

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, October 15, 2015

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
The Accident Homeschool Group is open to children K-12 who are homeschooled. We meet the third Thursday of each month Sept-Nov. & Jan.-May from 1-2 PM. (Note there is no program in December, but be on the lookout for information about the Accident Holiday Open House.) Preregistration is required.

The presenter for the Oct. program is Wilderness Survival with Ranger Mike Cooper. Children will learn about how to survive if lost in a wilderness setting and begin to put together their own personal tinder kit.

To join the Accident Homeschool group or to register for any of the programs, 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, October 19, 2015

Teen Read Week  11:00 AM  Teen Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Stop in the Accident Library during Teen Read Week to make book crafts (crafts made by repurposing a book) and do other book related activities like book spine poetry or write a letter to your favorite author during this wee long walk-in program.

Highlights:
  • Book Crafts
  • Book activities
  • Book Jacket Redesign Contest
  • Teen Read In Weds. Oct. 24, 5:30-6:30 PM

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, October 20, 2015

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.
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, October 21, 2015

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 Read In  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Teen Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Join other teens at the Accident Library on Weds. Oct. 24, 2015 from 5:30-6:30PM for a Teen Read In. Bring a pillow or bean bag and read your favorite book. Let's see how many teens we can get in the library.

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.
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come participate in this special story hour as we join hundreds of other children across the country in reading Not Norman: A Goldfish Story for Read for the Record.

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.
Gardening Class  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
Join us for this free Gardening Class at the Oakland Library, presented by the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. The topic is "Intro to Pruning."  To register, contact Bonnie at the phone number or email  listed below. We are offering gardening classes this season at the Accident, Grantsville, and Oakland libraries. For a complete class list, click this link.

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.
Monday, October 26, 2015

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, October 27, 2015

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.
Halloween 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.

Come dressed as your favorite storybook character for this Halloween themed program. There will be stories, crafts and treats. Free books will be provided be The Garrett County Judy Center.
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, October 28, 2015

Halloween 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.

Come dressed as your favorite storybook character for this Halloween themed program. There will be stories, crafts and treats. Free books will be provided be The Garrett County Judy Center.
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.
Thursday, October 29, 2015

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.
 
Ask Us Now! Help Now! - powered by Brainfuse Western Maryland Regional Library Sailor - Maryland's Public Information Network Marina - Interlibrary Loan Cellphones for Soldiers
Bookmark and Share
CONTACT US
ABOUT CATALOG KIDS TEENS RESEARCH
Branches   Programs Books Databases
Policies DIGITAL MEDIA Resources Music eBooks
Services eBooks Homework Video Games  
Local Links Audio Books For Parents Movies HISTORY/GENEALOGY
FAQs Databases Books Homework Links
News   Reviews SAT/Resume Obituary Database
What's New CALENDAR Games/Fun    
PC Use Holidays Community    
All content © 2017 Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County | All rights reserved.
6 N. Second St. | Oakland, MD 21550 | 301-334-3996