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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Virtual Event - Fletcher Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
FREE. Registration required for Zoom Webinar. No registration required for Facebook Live: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-live-george-takei-tickets-169863647743?aff=ebdssbeac&fbclid=IwAR23OP1x3yHzE8N63I52uFVZ4ChwbqrUj6BgBt-cC3oRLL89h9p5...
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.

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.
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: 10
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...

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.

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 "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.
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.
Library Branch: Clear Spring Branch
Room: Community Room - CLE
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Meet authors Michael and Robin Straley as they share the story behind their memoir, The CALLing, and their addiction recovery outreach program, Leah's Legacy. Registration is 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Room: Western Maryland Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
The next stop on The Literary Road Trip is Maine, and we will be reading Stephen King's novel Elevation. Print copies and Books on CD can be reserved through the library for curbside pickup, and e-books as well as e-audiobooks are avai...

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.

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...

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.
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.

Adult Book Club (SMI)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Smithsburg Library
Room: Community Room - SMI
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 October we are reading the Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.  Please call us to reserve the book for you. ...

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.

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. ...

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.

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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
The next stop on The Literary Road Trip is New Hampshire, and we will be reading Sue Halpern's novel Summer Hours at the Robbers Library. Print copies and Books on CD can be reserved through the library for curbside pickup. Call 301-739-325...
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 November we will be reading American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.  Call us to reserve a book for you. ...

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.
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.

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. ...

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.