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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Friday, August 22, 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
Tuesday, August 26, 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, August 27, 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, August 28, 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
Friday, August 29, 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
Tuesday, September 02, 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, September 02, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn how to use Maryland's Digital eLibrary and the OverDrive Media Console to check out, download and read library e-books on your tablet, smartphone, ereader or computer.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 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, September 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a feature Academy Award-nominated documentary about unaccompanied child migrants as they try to make their way through Mexico, to the United States. We will follow this film with a discussion of the immigration question as it relates to children.

Lights go down at 6:00 pm followed by a discussion ending by 8:30 pm. Popcorn will be served.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, September 04, 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
Thursday, September 04, 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
Friday, September 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Nonprofit sustainability means more than just generating enough money to keep our organization afloat. In this class we will begin with the definition of nonprofit sustainability, and then we will cover each of the four key elements that contribute to long-term sustainability for an organization. Learn what you can do to increase your organization’s competitiveness and strengthen its financial health in the current economic climate. Topics covered include: Understanding what nonprofit sustainability means; Key elements of nonprofit sustainability; Tips on how to develop them in your organization. Registration is require. Please contact Cathey Moffatt-Bush or Robbie McGaughran at 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862 to register.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, September 05, 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, September 05, 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, September 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Invite butterflies into your garden by learning about the important plants that provide the food and necessary habitat that will attract them.
Location
Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, September 08, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Monthly meeting for the Interagency
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, September 08, 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, September 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. This book is a haunted odyssey through present-day America. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of a small painting, The Goldfinch, painted in 1654. Join other book group participants who also love to read and discuss!
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn about the signs of Alzheimer's and dementias, how to talk to your parents about their wishes before they lose judgment on topics such as power of attorney, living will, co-signing on accounts, passwords, medication records, etc...
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 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, September 10, 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
Friday, September 12, 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
Monday, September 15, 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, September 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Encourage local agriculture, discover ways to eat locally, and share resources, energy, good ideas and great food!
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 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
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 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, September 17, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker. Join us for a lively discussion!
Location
Small Room
Library
Fairview Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 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
Meeting Room
Library
Southern Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 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! Come have some pizza (cowabunga!), play video games and get some information on how you can help out. Join T.A.C.O.S. (Teen Advisory Council of Students). Help make Calvert Library awesome!
Location
Meeting Room 3
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 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

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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
Notes from a Midnight Driver
Author
Jordan Sonnenblick
Review
Great, Great, Great book! This book had a moral to it, and that's what I liked most about it. The ending was a bit of surprise which was interesting too.
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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.
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Title
Moon Shell Beach
Author
Nancy Thayer
Review
Moon Shell Beach was a great book. I did not want to put it down. Nancy Thayer is a great author and I have read many other books by her.
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