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This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* Join us in March for our last Virtual Fletcher Book Club meeting of the spring. We'll be discussing, Ribbons of Scarlet, a novel written by six different notable female historical fiction authors, including Ka...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Virtual Toddler Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join one of your favorite WCFL Children's Librarians for an interactive, virtual storytime for children ages 1-3. When you register, you will receive a Zoom link for the program.  You must register for each storytime individually.&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Join us to make a colorful bird feeder and get ready to watch the birds who stop by to visit!  This kit will come with the supplies to make your bird feeder and also includes a bird watching journal.  Register to join us! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Library Council

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Health & Wellness, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
The Teen Library Council is a friendly, diverse, accepting group of young adults who love talking about stories, life, and issues...while having fun along the way. We invite any Washington County teen to join the conversation!  When you regis...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Stories by Starlight

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows, Fun & Games
Event Details:
Join us Thursday nights for Stories by Starlight in a pre-recorded story-time by one of your favorite WCFL librarians.  The story-time video will appear at 6:00 PM on our Facebook page at Kids at Washington County Free Library and other branch p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pre School Storytime

11:00am - 11:30pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
Pre-schoolers are encouraged to join us for a pre-recorded story-time each Friday.  Story-time will appear on our Facebook page @ Kids at Washington County Free Library and other branch pages at 11:00AM.  Join us for a fun st...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* Obsessed with Bridgerton? Us too! Join us the last Friday of March to discuss Bridgerton the TV show on Netflix as well as the Julia Quinn novel, The Duke and I it's based on.  You can read the&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Virtual Toddler Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join one of your favorite WCFL Children's Librarians for an interactive, virtual storytime for children ages 1-3. When you register, you will receive a Zoom link for the program.  You must register for each storytime individually.&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* Join us for our new Teach Me Series! In this session, a librarian will show you the tricks of how to Google and generally search more efficiently online.  If you can't join us don't worry a short video of t...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In honor of Youth Art Month, the Children’s Department will be sponsoring a Design a Bookmark Contest for children ages 5-12.  Official entry blanks and rules will be available at all branches, on the library’s web site, and here on the cal...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Library Council

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Health & Wellness, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
The Teen Library Council is a friendly, diverse, accepting group of young adults who love talking about stories, life, and issues...while having fun along the way. We invite any Washington County teen to join the conversation!  When you regis...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
Welcome to another fun edition of Chapters Live, a virtual storytime for adults. We're starting off on a new adventure with Jules Verne's classic "Around the World in 80 Days". The wealthy Phineas Fogg makes a wager that he will be able to travel aro...
Branches:
Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch, Boonsboro Free Library, Clear Spring Branch, Hancock Veterans Memorial Library, Keedysville Library, Sharpsburg Library, Smithsburg Library, Williamsport Memorial Library, Bookmobile, Off Site
Description:
All branches of the Washington County Free Library are closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.  We will reopen at our normal hours on Saturday, April 3, 2021. ...
Branches:
Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch, Boonsboro Free Library, Clear Spring Branch, Hancock Veterans Memorial Library, Keedysville Library, Sharpsburg Library, Smithsburg Library, Williamsport Memorial Library, Bookmobile, Off Site
Description:
All branches of the Washington County Free Library are closed on Sunday, April 3, 2021.  We will reopen at our normal hours on Monday, April 4, 2021. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Event Details:
This virtual program is presented as part of the John C. Frye Western Maryland Room's annual McCauley Historical Lectures series. This program will be livestreamed (link TBD) and does not require prior registration. The program is presented with...

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