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RELGC Calendar for September 2016
Accident
Thursday, September 01, 2016

Story Tails  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident
This month we will have Gipper 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.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

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

If school in Garrett County is cancelled due to weather, then Story Time will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Time 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.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Teen Book Club  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Teen Services
Branch: Accident Accident
The Teen Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month.  Newcomers are welcomeThe book for Sept. is All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brenden Kiely. Participants will receive 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. 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, September 08, 2016

One Maryland One Book-Adult Book Discussion   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident

The Ruth Enlow Library is pleased to participate in this year’s One Maryland One Book project – a program designed to bring diverse groups of Marylanders together in library, school, or community settings to share a common reading experience by discussing a work of literature and participating in related events. Several programs are planned around this year’s selected book – All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. An adult book discussion will take place at the Accident Library on Thursday, September 8, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the book are available at the Accident library for participants. Registration is required for the book discussion by contacting Crystal at the Accident Library (301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net)

Krista McKenzie, Instructional and Reference Librarian at Garrett College will facilitate the adult discussions at both Accident and Oakland. A former children’s specialist and branch manager for the Ruth Enlow Library, McKenzie earned her Bachelor of Science in English, Philosophy, and Secondary Education from Frostburg State University in 2001. Several years later, she achieved her Master’s in Education and an MBA from FSU, and in 2010, a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Drexel University. A member of the American Library Association and the Maryland Library Association, McKenzie has presented at the local, state, and national levels and is a board member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.

This year’s OMOB selection tells “the powerful and relatable story of two high-schoolers brought together by injustice,” notes Maryland Humanities. “What would you do if you witnessed something you never would have believed? And how do you know you’re doing the right thing?”

One Maryland One Book is Maryland’s only statewide community reading project and is the signature program of the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities. Initiated in fall 2008, this year-long project culminates with two months of public programs, using literature to spur conversations in communities around the state. More information about the program and author tours is available at www.mdhumanities.org/programs/one-maryland-one-book.

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, September 13, 2016

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

If school in Garrett County is cancelled due to weather, then Story Time will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Time 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.
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Homeschooler Series  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident

Karen Wood University of Maryland Extension will present Osmos & Ipads, Oh My! Thurs. Sept.15, 2016 from 1-2PM. 

Our Homeschooler Series 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.

If school in Garrett County is cancelled due to weather, then Homeschoolers Series will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Homeschoolers Series 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.
Saturday, September 17, 2016

Curiosity & Batman Day Walk-in Program  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident
Stop by the library and participate in activities for Curiosity Day & Batman Day. Walk-in Program.
Monday, September 19, 2016

Small Fruits for the hOme garden  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident
Join us as we learn about Small Fruits for the Home Garden with Ashley Bodkins of the University of Maryland Extension Office and the Master Gardeners.

Registration is required. To register or for more information please contact Crystal at (301)746-8792 or crystal@relib.net


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.

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, September 20, 2016

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

If school in Garrett County is cancelled due to weather, then Story Time will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Time 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, September 27, 2016

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

If school in Garrett County is cancelled due to weather, then Story Time will be cancelled. If there is a weather delay, Story Time 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.
 
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