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Upcoming Events
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Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a thrilling action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into factions based on human virtues. What happens when you are Divergent, and don't fit into any one group? Based on the best-selling series of books by Veronica Roth.
Lights go down at 6:00 pm followed by a short discussion ending by 8:30 pm. Popcorn will be served.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Need help with your resume? Join job counselor Sandra Holler in a small group to learn what makes a strong resume and cover letter. If you have one started, bring it with you so editing can happen on the spot.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
With guest instruction from Kyle Webber of Black Belt Academy of Prince Frederick, tweens will learn the basic tenants of self defense: situational awareness, body language, assertiveness, and escape strategies. Comfortable clothing suggested.

Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stop by to get job counseling, resume help, search for jobs and get connected with Southern Maryland JobSource. This 38’ mobile center features 11 computer workstations, smart board instructional technology, satellite internet access, exterior audio visual and broadcasting capabilities; state of the art workforce applications and connectivity for wireless mobile device access.
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Baby Swap! No, not actual babies, just baby stuff...maternity clothes, baby clothes, baby toys, books and equipment for up to age 3. Same time/place as the Community Baby Shower with health, safety and wellness information, plus incentives and gifts to those new or expectant parents who attend. We will “shower” new parents with the information, skills and resources that they need to have a successful start to parenting.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hoping to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us!
Location
Café
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Looking for a writers' group? All writers and would-be writers are welcome to come for critique & camaraderie.
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stop by to get job counseling, resume help, search for jobs and get connected with Southern Maryland JobSource. This 38’ mobile center features 11 computer workstations, smart board instructional technology, satellite internet access, exterior audio visual and broadcasting capabilities; state of the art workforce applications and connectivity for wireless mobile device access.
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Writing a story? Looking to get published? Here's your chance! Enter a story related to the themes in this year's One Maryland One Book, "The Distance Between Us: A Memoir" and you could find your story in every middle school, high school and public library in Southern Maryland. If you need some help getting started, or are interested in refining a story you already have, join Emilia for our "What's Your Story?" Teen Writing Workshops!
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Meet new friends, hear old stories OR Meet old friends, hear new stories on local history in a relaxed, fun atmosphere!
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Are you interested in songwriting? Join us for a series of workshops presented by professionals in the industry. Learn about writing music and lyrics, publishing, marketing, copyrighting, licensing, performance rights, royalties, etc… Co-sponsored by Alchemical Records.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

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Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of Medicare, Medicaid and other assistance. Talk with Rose Crunkleton, an attorney with expertise in estate planning, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance directives, guardianships, and special needs trusts.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. Grande brings to life her tumultuous early years in this story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. As her parents make the dangerous trek across the Mexican border to “El Otro Lado” (The Other Side) in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced into the already overburdened household of their stern grandmother. When their mother at last returns, Reyna prepares for her own journey to “El Otro Lado” to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years, her long-absent father.
Location
Small Room
Library
Fairview Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Co-sponsored with Commission for Women and CCPS. Understand what Title IX means to you and your children.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Need help with your resume? Join job counselor Sandra Holler in a small group to learn what makes a strong resume and cover letter. If you have one started, bring it with you so editing can happen on the spot.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
For teens (those of you ages 13-19) - Calvert Library needs your help planning events, revamping our Teen Zone and other awesome things! Join T.A.C.O.S. (Teen Advisory Council of Students). Help make Calvert Library awesome!
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
A very scary movie + free food! Come watch a movie about Annabel and Lucas who are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years.... but how alone were they? Come find out . . . if you're brave enough.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center's comprehensive funding research tool, Foundation Directory Online. Space is limited. Registration required.
Location
Laptop Lab
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas. Moms, Dads, caregivers and your tots! Book club for adults, playtime for kids! Calvert Library Southern Branch, 13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons, 410-326-5289. http://calvert.lib.md.us.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Bragging rights to those who bring the dishes with the lowest # of "food miles." Eats Local members are invited to bring a friend plus your plate, utensils, cup and napkin for a truly green experience!
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. Grande brings to life her tumultuous early years in this story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. As her parents make the dangerous trek across the Mexican border to “El Otro Lado” (The Other Side) in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced into the already overburdened household of their stern grandmother. When their mother at last returns, Reyna prepares for her own journey to “El Otro Lado” to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years, her long-absent father.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu heads for America, where she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
7-12 singer-musicians trade songs, taking turns in choosing and leading a group of musicians. It’s a sing-along with space for learning from each other and trying new things. A range of playing abilities and experience can be expected. Public is welcome to participate or just observe.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Stop by to get job counseling, resume help, search for jobs and get connected with Southern Maryland JobSource. This 38’ mobile center features 11 computer workstations, smart board instructional technology, satellite internet access, exterior audio visual and broadcasting capabilities; state-of-the-art workforce applications and connectivity for wireless mobile device access.
Location
Parking Lot
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
So you've turned in your entry for "What's Your Story?" contest and hope to be published by the end of the year...What's your next writing project? How do you keep the momentum? Join us at Calvert Library to write, and discuss!
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, October 24, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Living Room 1 (with Fireplace)
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, October 24, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Featuring "Lone Survivor"
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Do your parents still live on their own? Do you wonder when it's time to step in? Are there some intermediate steps? Learn about technology and renovations that can help extend independence.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
A costume event for fans of Japanese manga and anime, just in time for Halloween! Come dressed as one of your favorite characters and be ready to share information about your favorite series.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

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To make the summer even more STEM-ulating, Calvert Library is hosting Maker Camp for Teens! Visit http://makercamp.com and sign up for camp. You will have to create a Google+ account to be able to participate. Then you can join in the google hangouts to learn from science, tech and fun experts around the country! There are projects you can do as well. Sometimes you might need some extra supplies but lots are based on everyday stuff you have at home. Take a look and if you participate, let us know what you think on Google+, tag us with #CalvertLibrary and #MakerCamp.

Reviews
Title
Leopard's Gold
Author
Nimmo
Review
I was confused because it is the 3rd book in the series. I liked it but I will read 1 and 2 next.
Rating
Title
I am number four
Author
Lore
Review
I really liked this book. It was a very fast read - or listen. I listened to it on a playaway. It was nice since I was traveling.
Rating
Title
Last Exit to Normal
Author
Michael Harmon
Review
There is lots of drama in this book. The main character is a boy who has to go through many changes with his family life, yet he still tries to help another boy who is being abused.
Rating