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Make and Take 2 Go - Succulent Book Planter

04/05/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
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Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
*Registration is FULL. Thank you for registering! Calls for kits will start 4/9* Wave Winter goodbye, and welcome the sunshine with this simple garden-style craft--a succulent book planter! Everything you need to get started is included--a hallowe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Virtual Stickerboard

04/05/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Back by popular demand! The sticker board is returning, but to keep everyone safe, it's now virtual! Help us discover what the mosaic image is by sticking color blocks to the virtual board each day. Everyone can place up to 100 stickers a day until t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Murder Mystery Kit - "Death at the Bennet Estate"

04/08/2021 @ 12:00am - 05/01/2021 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
*LIMITED WAITLIST NOW AVAILABLE. You will be contacted when your kit is ready for pick-up.* Tragedy has struck at the celebration of the youngest Bennet's betrothal. A murder has occurred and our detective Andromeda Faber needs your help to solve ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take & Make: Teacup Plants

04/19/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 6:00pm
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Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
April 22nd is Earth Day, and we've got some kits available for you to make a teacup plant.  Register below or contact the Young Adult Department to reserve yours!  We'd be glad to send it to your local branch for pickup. YA Dept: 301-739...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Peace Circle

4:30pm - 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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
A Peace Circle is a conversation format that gives everyone a chance to share and to listen.  All parties are given the opportunity to discuss a community issue, its impacts, and what is required to move forward.  Those who h...
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: 7
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* The Literary Road Trip is arriving in Pennsylvania as we read Kiley Reid's Such a Fun Age. Print copies, Large Print copies, and books on CD can be reserved through the library for curbside pickup, and e-books...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kid's Earth Day Party

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Storytimes & Puppet shows, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day with us!  During this Zoom party children will hear some Earth Day stories, participate in a carbon footprint activity, make a layers of the soil tasty snack and more.  Register and pick up your party kit at a branch of ...

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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 "Children" group.
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.
It's time for Dominoes!  This Afternoon STEAM program will feature all sorts of  fun engineering challenges:  falling towers, up the steps, rolling reactions, and more.  Register to reserve a kit of Dominos and challenge cards for...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

50 Book Cafe

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* Join us on Wednesday April 28th at 7pm online for a virtual book chat! Whether you're reading 50 books or just want to chat about books, we'll be happy to see you! Call (301) 739-3250 ext. 323 for more informa...
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...
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, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
*This is a virtual event* Are you a Witcher Fan? Have you read the books? Played the Games? Watched the Netflix series? Join super-fan, librarian Sammy April 30th at 6:30pm via Zoom to chat about everything and anything in the Witcher univers...
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: 47
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 "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.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for a 30-minute virtual lesson from the kitchen for healthy ideas on what to do with canned chicken and fish with Howard County's SNAP Ed's educator, Razan Sahuri.  The following topics will be covered in the upcoming se...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club (HAN)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Hancock Veterans Memorial Library
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 "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 "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...
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:
The Washington County Free Library and its Branches will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. We will re-open at our regular time on Tuesday. ...
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: 50
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.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for a 30-minute virtual lesson from the kitchen for healthy ideas on what to do with canned chicken and fish with Howard County's SNAP Ed's educator, Razan Sahuri.  The following topics will be covered in the upcoming se...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club (HAN)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Hancock Veterans Memorial Library
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 "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: 50
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
*This is a virtual/online event* The next stop on The Literary Road Trip is New York, and we will be reading Mary Beth Keane's Ask Again, Yes. Print copies and Books on CD can be reserved through the library for curbside pickup, and e-bo...
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: 50
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...