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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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 childrenís language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:      Picnic time
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Story Tails  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
This week we will have Maggie 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, September 06, 2013

Homeschoolers @ the Library-- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED  1:30 PM - 4:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

Tae Kwon Do with Julie Zamostny of the Western Maryland Regional Library. Julie will share her hobby with those who have pre-registered in their age groups.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. session for grades K-4th (limit 12)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. session for grades 5th - 9th (limit 12)
 
Please contact Deb at 301-334-3996 x.104 or deb.s@relib.net for more information.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts and other activities each Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:00.
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 childrenís language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:      little piggies
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

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 selected for September is King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels.       Regular members have been put on a hold list for copies of this book.  If you would like to be added to the list, let us know (see contact info below).
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts and other activities each Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:00.
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 childrenís 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!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:      DIG & DIRT
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Local Author Rose Gordy to Read at Kitzmiller  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Local author Rose Gordy will read from her work and sell and sign books at the Kitzmiller Library on Wednesday, September 18 from 5-6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Copies of the author's books will be available for purchase.
Thursday, September 19, 2013

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.

Stay turned!  The program for September has not yet been finalized...
Author Talk with Writer Kerry George  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 North Second Street
Kerry George, author of Black Damp Century, will speak and sign books at the Oakland Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Ruth Enlow Library. His book tells the story of miners in the 20th century - their story of strife, loyalty, and fury - through the eyes of two fictional families. Kerry is a retired Federal Coal Mine Inspector and a graduate of Ohio University. He conducted some of his research using resources from the Ruth Enlow Library.
Monday, September 23, 2013

After School Library Program  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Kitzmiller 

This program is for After-School students to check out library books, do homework, projects and other assignments.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Children's Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy stories, crafts and other activities each Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:00.
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 childrenís 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!
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 Deb Spurrier at 301-334-3996 ext. 104.
 
Board of Trustees Meeting Canceled for Today  5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident 
The Board of Trustees of the Ruth Enlow Library will meet on Tuesday, September 24, 5:00 p.m., at the Accident Library. The public is invited to attend.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:      Community Helpers
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

STEM Kids - Angry Bird Mania  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
What could be cooler than Angry Birds? The Angry Birds app is all the rage and we will be using some of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles of the game to exercise kids' minds!
 
STEM Kids is a drop-in program for grades K-5th on days when school is released early for staff development.
 
For more information, or to pre-register, call Miss Deb at 301-334-3996 x104, or email deb.s@relib.net.
Monday, September 30, 2013

After School Library Program  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Kitzmiller 

This program is for After-School students to check out library books, do homework, projects and other assignments.

Teen Scene - Mario Kart Wii Tournament  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

Come show off your driving skills during our Mario Kart Wii Tournament starting a 5 p.m., or come just to socialize! Snacks and drinks are allowed in the meeting room, so grab a munchie and head on over to the Oakland Library!

Teen Scene is a once-a-month program on a Monday night for ages 13 and up. For more information, contact Deb at 301-334-3996, ext 104, or email deb.s@relib.net.