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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Computer Lab 315
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Come share your experience with how you've been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as we collect stories from around Maryland. In partnership with the Global Z Recording Project, recordings will become part of the Maryland State Archives and Enoch Pra...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Recommended

While masks are not required, patrons are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while attending this program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Storytime Room - 227
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
An interactive program with building challenges with Legos.
Build Santa a model of what you want for Christmas! For ages 4 and up. Registration requested but not required.  ...

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Photographs/Videography

Programs, events and classes may be photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes. 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 your photo not be taken.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Community Room - BNS
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for a fun Afternoon with a Blind Taste Test of Oreos and a fun game of "Would You Rather?"   Registration Requested in ADVANCE so we can purchase necessary supplies. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Offsite Williamsport
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:
Stop by the new Makerspace to try a new tabletop challenge every week! Activities offered will include pre-coding, engineering, math, nature, and building challenges. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

The Holiday Shop

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Stop by the Children's Department each Saturday from November 26-December 17th for make and take Christmas and Hanukkah ornaments.  Each week will feature different projects.  Crafting supplies will be available during regular library hours...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers Group (SMI)

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Join this fun and informal group of fellow writers to share writing, feedback, and ideas.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Required

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 5 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time - (BNS)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Children's Room BNS
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
Join Miss Lauren for a fun Themed Family Storytime with stories and songs. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Photographs/Videography

Programs, events and classes may be photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes. 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 your photo not be taken.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

VolunTeen Orientation

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
If you've registered for our VolunTeen program, come to a short orientation before we put you to work in the Teens Section! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Hancock Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - HAN
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Event Details:
A special event for families to celebrate the holiday season. We will have a matinee showing of the movie "Elf" along with refreshments and a take-home craft for our young attendees.   ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. Please inform us of special needs two weeks prior to the program.

Photographs/Videography

Programs, events and classes may be photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes. 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 your photo not be taken.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Holiday movie mini-thon

5:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Come join us as we host a holiday movie mini-thon after hours at the library!  Teens from 13-19 are invited to stay after hours and enjoy a couple of movies in our community room upstairs.  Popcorn from the old-timey popcorn machine and hot...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Offsite Williamsport
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:
Stop by the new Makerspace to try a new tabletop challenge every week! Activities offered will include pre-coding, engineering, math, nature, and building challenges. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

December Take N Make STEM Project: 2 Ingredient Fake Snow

12/12/2022 @ 10:00am - 12/17/2022 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math/Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) themed programs during the school year.
Register Online for your December Take N Make STEM Project Kit: 2 Ingredient Fake Snow for pick up December 12th- 17th. Ages 7-12!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Homeschool Meet & Greet!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Storytime Room - 227
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Authors, Science, Technology & Maker, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math/Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) themed programs during the school year.
Homeschool Enrichment Classes starting in January for 1st - 8th grades! Join us for a Meet & Greet on December 12th from 2-3pm as we get to know each other, play games, and brainstorm ideas! Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Computer Lab 315
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Come share your experience with how you've been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as we collect stories from around Maryland. In partnership with the Global Z Recording Project, recordings will become part of the Maryland State Archives and Enoch Pra...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Recommended

While masks are not required, patrons are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while attending this program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Event Details:
Bookmobile stop. All are welcome! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Comics and Conversation

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Western Maryland Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Do you look comic books, manga, graphic novels, or all three? Join us for Comics and Conversation on December 12th at 5pm in the Western Maryland Room to meet likeminded individuals, where we'll discuss our favorites, why we love the genre, and share...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Matchbox Magnets (SMI)

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Community Room - SMI
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Create an adorable Christmas gift from a matchbox.  This event is for all ages.  Please sign up online. ...