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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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Welcome to the Hagerstown Homesteaders, a monthly Gardening Club.  This club will teach you how to lay out garden plots, start indoor seedlings, transplant and direct sow seeds, garden maintenance, soil amendment, organi

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.  

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Hagerstown Homesteaders

11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Gardening & Environment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Welcome to the Hagerstown Homesteaders, a monthly Gardening Club.  This club will teach you how to lay out garden plots, start indoor seedlings, transplant and direct sow seeds, garden maintenance, soil amendment, organi

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 "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 "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club (SMI)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Join us for the monthly book club discussion.  The club currently meets in the library Community Room.  For the month of June the library will be reading Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano.  Call the library to have them place a rese

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Event Details:

Join us for the FitMinded Yoga Class program brought to you by Power House Studios at your local library. This inclusive program offers attendees the chance to participate in a yoga class suitable for all levels of experience.

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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.

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.
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 "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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Event Details:

Washington County Free Library welcomes you to the Fletcher Film Series. Each month, we bring you films based around a central theme. This July, take a break from the summer heat and explore the future with our "Summer Sci-Fi" films.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Please call library or stop by to order a copy of the book.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Share (SHA)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Sharpsburg Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

What are you reading?  Come share with the group and find some new titles.  In June sign up for the Summer Reading Club for adults.  

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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Young Children (0-6), Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Health Department Staff will visit to discuss children's nutrition. Learn more about My Plate and how to use it to make nutritious meals and snacks for the whole family. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

Join us in the Community Room for a showing of the movie The Boys in the Boat.  This movie is rated PG-13.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Community Room - BNS
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:

Join us for Movie Night for Grown-ups showing a different movie for adults every 2nd Tuesday on the month at 6:00PM

 

 

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Did you know crafting can be relaxing, and help improve your mood?

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 "Kids & Tweens (6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Science Guys (SMI)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Community Room - SMI
Age Group: Kids & Tweens (6-12), Adults
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker, Summer Reading Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

STEAM Adventure with the Science Guys!

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adults" group.

Williamsport Book Club

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:

Join us on the first Thursday of each month (except in July) for an engaging book discussion!  Our Book Club is a smaller group with a lively book discussion.  Books are selected in advance by members.