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Summer Reading Club - Adult Treasure Hunt!

06/01/2024 @ 9:30am - 09/01/2024 @ 9:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Adventure Begins at Your Library is the Summer Reading Club theme this year, and what says "adventure" more than pirates? This summer, you can go on a treasure hunt in your very own library, at the time and pace you choose.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your project and join this group.

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Community Room - BNS
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Come make a cool road-mapping adventure tile/coaster. Supplies are limited, so registration is required.

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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 & YA (13-18)" group.

VolunTeen Orientation

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Come to a short orientation to familiarize yourself with the expectations, potential jobs, and benefits of our VolunTeen program.  Then you will be all set to earn SSL hours!

This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18), Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:

Want to brush up on your language skills, but need speaking practice? Look no further! This informal group for speakers of both English and Spanish is the perfect opportunity to learn in a fun, no-pressure environment. Come chat with us!

This event is in the "Young Children (0-6)" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Young Children (0-6), Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Summer Reading Club
Event Details:

Join us on an epic adventure to the Land Down Under, where we'll hear otherworldly sounds from the didgeridoo, we'll explore the Great Barrier Reef and the Outback, we'll learn about amazing creatures like kangaroo and koalas ... and much more!

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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 & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Budgeting 101

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Financial Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:

Learn how to improve your money management skills in this basic budgeting class presented by Lisa Moran of Priority Partners.

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

New program for Teens, ages 13-18. Stop by the Teen/Young Adult area each month for a craft, discussion, poll, or activity. In June we will discuss and share a few Manga and graphic Novels.

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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 & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Community Room - BNS
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Event Details:

Join us for a Boonsboro Historical Society presents

Elizabeth Paul and Emilie Emt: "Halfway African American Cemetery"

 

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

It's Game Night (SMI)

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

The library is hosting game night.  Board games are available.  Ages 12 and up please. Registering will give us an idea of how many people to prep for.  Bring your favorite board game.

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Speaker Series (WIL)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Cultural Heritage & Genealogy
Event Details:

Join us for a presentation about local history. Topic is TBD

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 & YA (13-18)" group.

Teen Game Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:

Come join us for Game Night, Thursdays from 5 - 7 PM! Come meet Ms.Yesenia and play games with your friends, from Switch to card games and foosball, you get to choose!

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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your project and join this group.

This event is in the "Young Children (0-6)" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

SRC Bird Watch Quest (WIL)

All Day 7/1 - 7/31
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Age Group: Young Children (0-6), Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18), Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Gardening & Environment, Science, Technology & Maker, Summer Reading Club
Event Details:

All month this July, pick up your birding journals and search inside the library each week to discover birds common to our area. Scan the QR code and listen to the bird sounds. (Ages 5-8)

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

On the 1st of July, come make some festive and yummy cereal snack mix with white chocolate and chocolate candies mixed in.  Take the recipe home and wow your friends and family at your 4th of July celebration!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your project and join this group.

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.

VolunTeen Orientation

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Come to a short orientation to familiarize yourself with the expectations, potential jobs, and benefits of our VolunTeen program.  Then you will be all set to earn SSL hours!

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

The Hospice of Washington County bereavement department will be hosting a Soaring Doves Teen Program at the Washington County Free Library, Smithsburg Branch.  Though experiencing a death can be a life-changing event for anyone, adolescence i

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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 & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your library! Join us to create a beaded lizard keychain for your backpack or a paracord bracelet with a compass. 

This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.

The Science Guys (SHA)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Sharpsburg Library
Age Group: Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:

STEAM Adventure with the Science Guys! 

This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.

Teen Game Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Meeting Room 212
Age Group: Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:

Come join us for Game Night, Thursdays from 5 - 7 PM! Come meet Ms.Yesenia and play games with your friends, from Switch to card games and foosball, you get to choose!

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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens & YA (13-18)
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your project and join this group.

This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Hancock Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - HAN
Age Group: Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Science, Technology & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Come one, come all crafty types, or anyone who wants to be one!

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.
This event is in the "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens & YA (13-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Age Group: Kids & Tweens (6-12), Teens & YA (13-18), Adults
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Journey through space on a starry adventure with this traveling Planetarium! Learn about the constellations of ancient China and Africa.  Please everyone must sign up online (adults also), space is limited.