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Monday, March 02, 2015

Dr. Seuss' Birthday & Read Across America Walk-in Program  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come in during our regular library hours to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us. We will have Dr. Seuss activity & coloring sheets, games, crafts, story-time, & free bookmarks, pencils, & books for the kids.
Read Across America  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
After-school students will celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  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.
Read Across America   10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with stories, crafts, and other fun activities from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!

Story Hour is held in Accident from September through May.  Please check the calendar, as occasionally we have meetings here instead.
Dr. Seuss' Birthday & Read Across America Walk-in Program  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come in during our regular library hours to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us. We will have Dr. Seuss activity & coloring sheets, games, crafts, story-time, & free bookmarks, pencils, & books for the kids.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Children's Storytime  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for our weekly Children's Storytime! Geared for ages 3-5, this program builds early literacy skills through books, activities and crafts. 

Note: Storytime will not be held on days that Garrett County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather. 
Dr. Seuss' Birthday & Read Across America Walk-in Program  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come in during our regular library hours to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us. We will have Dr. Seuss activity & coloring sheets, games, crafts, story-time, & free bookmarks, pencils, & books for the kids.
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 welcome. The book for March is The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
Thursday, March 05, 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 Thursdays 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.
Dr. Seuss' Birthday & Read Across America Walk-in Program  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come in during our regular library hours to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us. We will have Dr. Seuss activity & coloring sheets, games, crafts, story-time, & free bookmarks, pencils, & books for the kids.
Story Tails  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
This month we will have Maggie and 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.
Friday, March 06, 2015

Dr. Seuss' Birthday & Read Across America Walk-in Program  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Come in during our regular library hours to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us. We will have Dr. Seuss activity & coloring sheets, games, crafts, story-time, & free bookmarks, pencils, & books for the kids.
Homeschoolers @ the Library-- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

Don Hershfeld, owner of Streams and Dreams will present a program called "Growing Up a Trout and How to Sling String". Children will learn about fly fishing and about the fish that live in our Garrett County streams.

Please contact Julie at 301-334-3996 x.104 or julie@relib.net  to register or for more information.
Saturday, March 07, 2015

Grantsville Book Club  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Branch
Grantsville Library's book club meets the first Saturday of each month from 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  March's book of discussion is How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn.  Everyone is welcome.
Monday, March 09, 2015

After-School Program  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
After-school students will come to the library to checkout books and work on homework assignments.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts, and other fun activities from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Come join in on the fun!
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  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.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!

Story Hour is held in Accident from September through May.  Please check the calendar, as occasionally we have meetings here instead.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Children's Storytime  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for our weekly Children's Storytime! Geared for ages 3-5, this program builds early literacy skills through books, activities and crafts. 

Note: Storytime will not be held on days that Garrett County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather. 
STEM Kids  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Topic to be announced

STEM Kids is designed for children ages 6 to13 on days when school is released early for staff development. STEM kids features a variety of activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Pre-registration is required for this event, as spaces are limited.

STEM Kids will be cancelled and not rescheduled if 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.
Accident 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 welcome. The book for March is A Sudden Light  by Garth Stein.

Regular members will be put on a hold list for copies of the selected book.  If you would like to be added to the list, let us know (see contact info below).
Thursday, March 12, 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 Thursdays 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.
Celtic Music with Harpist Lynne Barnes-Dale   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
Harpist Lynne Barnes-Dale will provide music on the Celtic Harp and explain the harp's significance to Ireland. This program, in celebration of Irish American Heritage Month, is free and open to the public. We hope you can join us.
Friday, March 13, 2015

Hand-MakerSpace  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
This program is designed to provide a space for adults to work on handcrafts and share tips and ideas.  The library provides the Oakland meeting room as the space, and participants bring their own portable projects and, if desired, a brown bag lunch. Examples of portable projects include, but are not limited to, knitting, beadwork, origami, quilting, scrapbooking, drawing, needlework, and crocheting. Participants can attend for the entire three hours or drop in for a short while.
Monday, March 16, 2015

After-School Program  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
After-school students will come to the library to checkout books and work on homework assignments.
Board of Trustees Meeting Canceled  5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 
The Board of Trustees of the Ruth Enlow Library will meet on Monday, March 16, 5:00 p.m., at the Oakland Library. The public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts, and other fun activities from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Come join in on the fun!
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  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.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!

Story Hour is held in Accident from September through May.  Please check the calendar, as occasionally we have meetings here instead.
Young Readers' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Young Readers 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, March 18, 2015

Children's Storytime  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for our weekly Children's Storytime! Geared for ages 3-5, this program builds early literacy skills through books, activities and crafts. 

Note: Storytime will not be held on days that Garrett County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather. 
Thursday, March 19, 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 Thursdays 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.
Home Schoolers  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
All home-schooled children and teens are invited to participate in programs and activities at the Accident library on the third Thursday of the month, September through May.

Please let us know if you plan to attend; some programs have limits and for the others, we need to know how many students to expect. Thank you
.

The Topic for March is Library Skills Scavenger Hunt with Crystal Adkins
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 "Hot Beds, Season Extension."  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, March 23, 2015

After-School Program  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
After-school students will come to the library to checkout books and work on homework assignments.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts, and other fun activities from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Come join in on the fun!
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  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.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!

Story Hour is held in Accident from September through May.  Please check the calendar, as occasionally we have meetings here instead.
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, March 25, 2015

Children's Storytime  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville 
Come join us for our weekly Children's Storytime! Geared for ages 3-5, this program builds early literacy skills through books, activities and crafts. 

Note: Storytime will not be held on days that Garrett County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather. 
Thursday, March 26, 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  Thursdays 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.
Budget Friendly Gardening  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Presented by the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Book Discussion Group  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
On March 30, we'll resume our book discussions that went so well last year. Katie Fallon, author of "Cerulean Blues," will be here to discuss her book and give a presentation. Caroline Blizzard will be here as well to follow-up with local information about the Milkweed habitat for the Monarchs. It promises to be a most interesting evening. Contact Bonnie to register.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts, and other fun activities from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Come join in on the fun!
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!

Story Hour is held in Accident from September through May.  Please check the calendar, as occasionally we have meetings here instead.
 
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