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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Did you love our first Murder Mystery kit? By popular request, we doing another one! Be sure to check it out this September and solve the mystery! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Escape Room (Grades 6-12)

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
You are special agents tasked with a final mission to finish your training and become true operatives in the field. Can you do it before the time runs out? Call ahead at 301-223-7027 to reserve a team slot, or drop in during the program to join anoth...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Event - Systemwide
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
It's time for a new Chapter! This month, we're partying the night away as we conclude our reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"! When would-be writer Nick moves in next door to millionaire Jay Gatsby, he's drawn in to the mysteriou...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
An “exquisite corpse” is a work created by many people. One person continues telling a story where another person leaves off. Drop by the teen area any time in October and contribute a page of your words and/or art, and at the end of the month come b...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take and Make Pumpkin Decorating Contest

10/01/2021 @ 10:00am - 10/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Children, Everyone, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Let's decorate some pumpkins!  In this Take & Make Pumpkin Decorating Contest, patrons will be able to pick up a pumpkin in the Children's Department of the library starting October 1st.  You can use any decorating method you choose, bu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your project and join this group. ...

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Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween Crafts Fall Leaf Printmaking

10/04/2021 @ 10:00am - 10/08/2021 @ 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Storytime Room - 227
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Tweens (ages 9-12) are invited to join us for Tween Crafts Fall Leaf Printmaking!  You can plan meet us in person at the Hagerstown Branch on Tuesday October 5th to craft together, or you may pick up a kit during the week of October 4th.  P...

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Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: YA Quiet Room 213
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Calling all pumpkin-loving Teen Chefs!  We're celebrating fall by letting you make this delicious, easy recipe in the library and then taking it home with you to enjoy.  And...what pumpkin program would be complete without the opportunity t...

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Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your project and join this group. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join Adult and Young Adult Services for the second meeting of the Intergenerational Graphic Novel Club as we read and discuss Frank Herbert's Graphic Novel adaptation of Dune the month before the release of the new movie! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Boonsboro Free Library
Room: Community Room - BNS
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for a Movie Night, showing Here Today Rated PG-13; 1 hr 57 min; 2021 Please Register to attend. This is a masked event and as such will not be providing refreshments. ...

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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.

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Sharpsburg Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Cruella is rated PG-13 ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Virtual Event - Fletcher Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Puppet shows
Event Details:
Get into the Halloween season with William Hope Hodgson's creepy novella, "The House on the Borderland"! This event will be livestreamed on YouTube, so read along, or turn off your lights and just listen! No registration required - click the link ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your project and join this group. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Storytime Room - 227
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Tweens are welcome to join us for a little crafts and cooking.  Using our new Mobile Kitchen, we'll make Rainbow Banana Bread and then Chalkboard Slime while our bread is in the oven!  All attendees will be able to take home some banana bre...

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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.

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Quiet Room - SMI
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your project and join this group. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

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

Ah! Real Cryptids!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Music & Culture, Storytimes & Puppet shows, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
You know Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, but did you know that terrifying and interesting cryptids haunt our very woods, too? Join us for some spooky stories about the local monsters that are said to lurk in the dark, including the Snallygaster, t...

Disclaimer(s)

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Hancock Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - HAN
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Science, Technology & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
This program is open to all homeschool students. A different enrichment activity will be planned each month. ...

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.

Mask Requirement

To attend in-person library programs at this time, face coverings must be worn completely over the nose and mouth by all attendees ages 2 and up for the duration of the event. Masks will be available upon request.

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.