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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, September 03, 2015
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. One printed copy helps.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, September 04, 2015
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 04, 2015
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 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Identify invasive plants commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas. We’ll take a short walk around the CRB. Bring a mobile computing device with WIFI and dress for the weather. Register at 410-535-3662 or 301-855-1150.
Location
Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Board of Library Trustee monthly meeting
Location
Small Room
Library
Fairview Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 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, September 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
It’s a tough world out there. Learn how to stay safe with a self-defense workshop presented by Kyle Webber of Black Belt Academy of Prince Frederick. Topics will include situational awareness, escape strategies, assertiveness training, and basic striking techniques. Registration is requested and participants are asked to wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Meet new friends and hear old stories OR meet old friends and hear new stories on local history in a relaxed, fun atmosphere!
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
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, September 12, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Beginner or big-time, confident or compulsive, stuck or star-lit! All are welcome. Expect a friendly session of discussion, editing and support. Bring 5 copies of what you want to work on or just yourself.
Location
Group Study Room
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, September 14, 2015
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 14, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Discuss the themes of the human drama of athletic competition and the power of teamwork presented in The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.
Location
Living Room
Library
Twin Beaches Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 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, September 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Discuss the themes of the human drama of athletic competition and the power of teamwork presented in The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion! Book to be determined.
Location
Small Room
Library
Fairview Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Library Foundation Monthly meeting
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
T.A.C.O.S. (Teen Advisory Council of Students!) meeting!

For teens (those of you ages 13-19) Calvert Library needs your help planning events, revamping our Teen Zone and other awesome things. Help make Calvert Library awesome!

Free food (and service learning hours) at every meeting!
Location
Meeting Room 1
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Think you have the skills to beat everyone in 'Just Dance'? Well come prove it. Competition, free food, fun!
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Friday, September 18, 2015
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, September 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn the art of seed saving and take your gardening knowledge and experience to a higher level. You can save money and preserve plant varieties, too!
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
Dinner and presentation to honor M. Kiplinger Hine, Jr. and the Honorable Wilson H. Parran for their advancement of Calvert Libraries through the years. Public invited!
6 pm Social Hour; 7 pm Dinner followed by presentation. $100 per person. Open to the public.
Cocktail attire. St. John Vianney Church, Vianney Room, Prince Frederick.
Library
Calvert Library All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters. Moms, parents, caregivers and your tots! Book club for mom, 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, September 21, 2015
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 21, 2015
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! If you've read The Lentil Underground, let's talk about it!
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 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 23, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Do you own a business and worry about cyber security? Bring a bag lunch and talk with an IT professional and an insurance broker who can explain security issues and cyber security insurance. Learn how to protect your business from a data breach. Co-sponsored with Calvert County Chamber of Commerce.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Do you own a business and worry about cyber security? Join us to talk with an IT professional and an insurance broker who can explain security issues and cyber security insurance. Learn how to protect your business from a data breach. Co-sponsored with Calvert County Chamber of Commerce.
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
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, September 24, 2015
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. One printed copy helps.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
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, September 25, 2015
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, September 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn how to plant, care for, maintain, and force bulbs. Find out which bulbs grow in our climate and each bulb’s blooming season. Make your own bulb bouquet (Limited number).
Location
Combined Room - 1 & 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dr. Ralph Eshelman, local author and maritime history specialist, will lead a guided tour by boat of several bygone steamboat landings that once dotted the bay shoreline of Calvert County.
Board the headboat, “Miss Lizzie,” at the Rod'N' Reel Dock, Chesapeake Beach
Cost: $32
Must register and pay in person at any Calvert Library
Location
Other
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
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, September 29, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 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, September 29, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join a group of other community-minded volunteers for a discussion and food sorting at the End Hunger Warehouse. Discuss the themes of the human drama of athletic competition and the power of teamwork presented in Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Participants will show what a difference teamwork can make by helping to sort food after the discussion. Maximum of 15 people. Registration required. (Location: End Hunger Warehouse, 141 Schooner Lane, Prince Frederick)
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
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. One printed copy helps.
Location
Meeting Room 2
Library
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Grades 5 and up please join us for a fun night of building circuits with Play-Doh and modeling clay! Concepts of insulation, conduction, parallel and series circuits will be introduced.
Location
Combined Room - 1, 2 & 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.

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Susanna's Diary For Nicholas
Author
James Patterson
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Great book! The plot is really sad, but I had really enjoyed the book.  Find in Library Catalog
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Title
Twisted
Author
Lauren Halse Anderson
Review
It's a great book about love and the right thing. She enters the world of real teens with cyber bullying along with physical bullying. Laurie Halse has done it again in this fantastic book that keeps you on edge the entire time.  Find in Library Catalog
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Title
Ender's Game
Author
Orson Scott Card
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It's a dystopian sci-fi novel about Ender Wiggin. He struggles with many things forced upon him in order to save his planet.  Find in Library Catalog
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