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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
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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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create your very own colorful butterfly sun catcher with this kit! Each kit includes a pre-cut butterfly template and multicolor tissue papers to decorate your butterfly. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Virtual Event - Fletcher Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, Government & Legal
Event Details:
Americans are facing the reality that layoffs, downsizing, unemployment and underemployment have become a way of life as a result of the current worldwide pandemic. The pandemic has also led to a re-evaluation of career choices with entrepreneurship ...

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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.

Heartfelt Hand-Lettering

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Williamsport Memorial Library
Room: Community Room - WIL
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us for this three-part series on hand lettering. We will practice hand lettering using felt-tipped lettering pens, design greeting cards, and make Kraft paper and Sharpie placemats! ...
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 "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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Create your own spooky Halloween decorations by painting your very own eyeball rocks. Everything you need is in this kit -- rocks, paint, brushes, and instructions. Available all October! Happy Halloween!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Bring a little nature into your home with this perfect fall craft--a scarecrow fashioned out of a wine bottle! WCFL will provide everything you need to make your hay filled friend; just pick your kit up any time during the month of October! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesday

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Computer Lab 315
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:
A Reference Librarian will be available in the computer lab for drop-in appointments to help with computer questions, technology advice, and more. ...

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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.

Adult Book Club (CLE)

11:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Room: Community Room - CLE
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Join other adults for a lively book discussion. In October we'll be reading the One Maryland, One Book selection, The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. Copies are available for pick-up at the circulation desk. Masks are required. ...

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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.

Book Share (SHA)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Sharpsburg Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
What is your favorite scary story?!  ...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual Event - Systemwide
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:
During this workshop, we will livestream the presentation, "Connect with Customers & Manager Your Business Remotely". Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Combined Community Room 308/309
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
WCFL will be hosting a book discussion for this year’s One Maryland One Book selection, The Book of Delights by Ross Gay--a collection of lyric essays written over one tumultuous year. Pick up your free copy from the Fletcher branch September through...

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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.

Write Here, Write Now

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Conference Room - 334
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors, Career & Lifelong Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Do you like to write? Do you wish you had a dedicated time to devote to the craft? If so, join other local writers at WCFL’s new writing club, Write Here, Write Now! Come spend an hour or two writing, talking about writing, and workshopping writing w...

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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.

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.   ...

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.

Tech Tuesday

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Computer Lab 315
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Career & Lifelong Learning, Science, Technology & Maker
Event Details:
A Reference Librarian will be available in the computer lab for drop-in appointments to help with computer questions, technology advice, and more. ...
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! ...

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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.