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RELGC Calendar for September 2016
Adult Services
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.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Adult Book Club  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library
The book selected for discussion for September 10 is  Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger.  Everyone is welcome, so please join us.
Monday, September 12, 2016

Lecture about George Marshall  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 North Second St
Join us for a lecture about George Marshall and His Leadership Model, presented by Dr. Gerald Pops, professor emeritus of public administration at WVU. This event is free and open to the public. Register by contacting Bonnie at the number or email listed below.
Monday, September 19, 2016

Get Empowered! Job Hunter's Expo  9:15 AM - 11:45 AM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 North Second Street
We are partnering with the Western Maryland Consortium, the One-Stop Job Center, the Garrett County Health Department, and the Maryland State Library Resource Center to bring the “Get Empowered! Job Hunter’s Expo” to the Oakland and Grantsville libraries on Monday, September 19, 2016. The program in Oakland runs from 9:15 – 11:45 a.m. The Grantsville event runs from 1 – 4 p.m. See details at this link.
Get Empowered! Job Hunter's Expo  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkview Drive
We are partnering with the Western Maryland Consortium, the One-Stop Job Center, the Garrett County Health Department, and the Maryland State Library Resource Center to bring the “Get Empowered! Job Hunter’s Expo” to the Oakland and Grantsville libraries on Monday, September 19, 2016. The program in Oakland runs from 9:15 – 11:45 a.m. The Grantsville event runs from 1 – 4 p.m. See details at this link.
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.
Board of Trustees Meeting  5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Friendsville 
The Board of Trustees of the Ruth Enlow Library will meet on Monday, September 19, 5:00 p.m., at the Friendsville Library. The public is invited to attend.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Gardening Class  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 North Second St.
Root Vegetables Rock: with recipe and taste testing presented by the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. To sign up, contact Bonnie at the number or email listed below.

For a list of all classes, click this link.
 
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