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This event is in the "Children" group.

Take It and Make It

11:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Pick up a craft in a bag and take it home when you pick up your library books at curbside.  A different kid-friendly craft will be available every week in July and August. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take It and Make It

11:30am - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Pick up a craft in a bag and take it home when you pick up your library books at curbside.  A different kid-friendly craft will be available every week in July and August. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Who: ALL teens living in Washington County, Maryland What: Interact with YA Librarians, catch up with one another, and talk about all kinds of cool stuff. Where: via Zoom (register and we'll send you the link by email) When: Wednesday nights...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for an evening of fairy tales, as told by local storyteller Stas' Ziolkowski.  Stas' will tell The Ugly Duckling, Beauty and the Beast, and Wonder. Stas' is a retired science and math teacher, when he taught he always incorporated sto...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Business, Government & Legal, Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Here is an Anti-Racist Book Club for teens, based on the book "Stamped" by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. You will receive a free copy of the book (via curbside pickup at the library branch of your choice). Book discussion via Zoo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us online on Thursday, July 9th for the Fletcher Book Discussion! Register and you will receive meeting information the day before the program. We'll be talking about Marie Benedict's Carnegie's Maid starting at 2:30 pm followed by a discussi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Business, Government & Legal, Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Here is an Anti-Racist Book Club for teens, based on the book "Stamped" by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. You will receive a free copy of the book (via curbside pickup at the library branch of your choice). Book discussion via Zoo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Have you ever thought about writing a memoir, but could use a little guidance? Here's your chance! This free online interactive workshop will consist of 4 classes via Zoom. All you need to sign up is an email address - there is no need to sign u...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Event Details:
Join the Antietam Storytelling Guild for a themed storytelling concert. This is a program intended for teens and adults which will last approximately 90 minutes.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Views of Presenters

Some Library programs are presented by independent business people. Washington County Free Library does not endorse their services or theories, nor shall the library be liable for any action taken as a result of information from these programs.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club (HAN)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
A book discussion group for adults. Books are chosen each month by Book Club members. New members welcome! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Who: ALL teens living in Washington County, Maryland What: Interact with YA Librarians, catch up with one another, and talk about all kinds of cool stuff. Where: via Zoom (register and we'll send you the link by email) When: Wednesday nights...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Babies, Children, Everyone, Teens
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
In our virtual program, Mike shows a wide variety of snakes, skinks, geckos, turtles, tortoises, spiders, hissing cockroaches, as well as a rabbit and guinea pig. He explains the eating habits, defense mechanisms and habitats of these animals. Partic...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us online on July 17 at 7pm for "Popcorn & Pages", where we explore books and their cinematic adaptations. Participants will read the book and watch the film on their own, and we will meet via Webex to discuss our thought...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Who: ALL teens living in Washington County, Maryland What: Interact with YA Librarians, catch up with one another, and talk about all kinds of cool stuff. Where: via Zoom (register and we'll send you the link by email) When: Wednesday nights...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Who: ALL teens living in Washington County, Maryland What: Interact with YA Librarians, catch up with one another, and talk about all kinds of cool stuff. Where: via Zoom (register and we'll send you the link by email) When: Wednesday nights...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Have you ever thought about writing a memoir, but could use a little guidance? Here's your chance! This free online interactive workshop will consist of 4 classes via Zoom. All you need to sign up is an email address - there is no need to sign u...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Movie (HAG):

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Event Details:
Join us for a family movie matinee. Popcorn and drinks are provided. ...

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.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Babies, Children, Everyone, Teens
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
In our virtual program, Mike shows a wide variety of snakes, skinks, geckos, turtles, tortoises, spiders, hissing cockroaches, as well as a rabbit and guinea pig. He explains the eating habits, defense mechanisms and habitats of these animals. Partic...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Pre-School Storytime (HAG)

11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Storytime Room - 227
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
Storytime for children ages 3-5. No 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.

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.

Teen Grief Workshop

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Teens (ages 13-19) who are coping with the death of a friend or family member are invited to join. Connect with others who get it, and learn practical skills in dealing with your grief and loss.  Meetings will be virtual via Zoom (with pos...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club (HAN)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
A book discussion group for adults. Books are chosen each month by Book Club members. New members welcome! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes & Puppet shows, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a morning of fairy tales, as told by local storyteller Stas' Ziolkowski.  Stas' will tell Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Tales of Jack. Stas' is a retired science and math teacher, when he taught he always incorporated storytell...