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The Silver Spring Writers Meetup Group
10/20/2018
11:00 AM
Our group consists of writers at all levels of writing experience. Everyone is welcome! Our meetings are held on two Saturdays (at 11:00 a.m.) of each month. We usually have about 5-10 people in attendance at each meeting. The link below contains more information about our group. Hope you can join us soon! http://www.meetup.com/SilverSpringWritersGroup/ This program meets in Study Room 3-01.
Silver Spring
Lego Weekend Play
10/20/2018
12:30 PM
Children are invited to drop in for to build, create, and play with our DUPLOS (little ones) and LEGOS. We supply the blocks, so please leave yours at home. Your creations must be left at the library but, may be photographed before deconstruction. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This STEM program is made possible through the generous support of the Silver Spring Friends of the Library. 5th Floor Program Room, Saturday 12:30-5:30 pm and Sunday 1-4:30 pm Look for extended play time during our Summer hours!
Silver Spring
SCORE - for the life of your business!
10/20/2018
1:00 PM
Start-ups and Small Businesses, call 240-773-9420 for FREE mentoring sessions at our library. Let SCORE help you for the life of your business – free and confidential business mentoring. Every Tuesday and Saturday by Appointment.

Location: Silver Spring Library, 5th Floor, Staff Conference Room


For more information and registration, see the link below.


Silver Spring
Fun with Fluorescence- make your own black light and more!
10/20/2018
3:00 PM
**Registration required. Parental participation required for 8 and under and strongly encouraged for everyone else. Please bring a flashlight to transform**

Happy Halloween! Explore all things fluorescent as you make your own black light, enjoy black-light reactive books, and explore our creepy fluorescent room with your new black light! Ages 6-12 with parent.

3rd Floor, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.

Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Silver Spring Chapter.
Silver Spring
Lego Weekend Play
10/21/2018
1:00 PM
Children are invited to drop in for to build, create, and play with our DUPLOS (little ones) and LEGOS. We supply the blocks, so please leave yours at home. Your creations must be left at the library but, may be photographed before deconstruction. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This STEM program is made possible through the generous support of the Silver Spring Friends of the Library. 5th Floor Program Room, Saturday 12:30-5:30 pm and Sunday 1-4:30 pm Look for extended play time during our Summer hours!
Silver Spring
Computer Class: Let\'s Start at the Beginning
10/22/2018
10:00 AM
In this computer class we will go over basics such as the parts of the computer, using the mouse correctly, getting on the Internet, and basics of Microsoft Word. Please bring your library card. Questions welcome! Register online, at the 4th floor information desk, or by calling the library at 240-773-9420. Space is limited! Class will be held on the 4th floor in the Computer Lab.
Silver Spring
English Conversation Club
10/22/2018
11:30 AM
Practice your English with English-speaking volunteers and other people from around the world. No registration required.

Location: Silver Spring Library, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room 2
Silver Spring
Resume Writing Workshop
10/22/2018
6:30 PM
The workshop will focus on:

-Utilizing templates in Microsoft word to effectively create a resume outline

-Editing and formatting a resume to make it personal and informative

-Saving, attaching, uploading a resume to different platforms

-Exploring library resources that can be helpful in crafting and building resume

Will take place in 3rd Floor Meetings Rooms
Silver Spring
Intermediate Computer Class
10/23/2018
10:00 AM
Do you feel comfortable using the computer but, want to learn how to do more? Then this class is for you! Learn skills such as how to work on creating a resume in Microsoft Word, E-mail, and more. Call 240-773-9420 or talk to a library staff member to sign up.

Held on 4th floor in Computer Lab. Drop ins allowed if space is available.
Silver Spring
Baby Storytime (for Birth to 18 months)
10/23/2018
10:30 AM
***NOTE*** We will be handing out tickets half an hour before storytime- starting at 10 o\'clock, first come first served. Space is limited to 25 babies. Please come early.
A storytime experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute storytimes introduce a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. This is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys and culture of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver\'s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
Silver Spring
Baby Storytime (for Birth to 18 months)
10/23/2018
11:30 AM
***NOTE*** We will be handing out tickets half an hour before storytime- starting at 11 o\'clock, first come first served. Space is limited to 25 babies. Please come early.
A storytime experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute storytimes introduce a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. This is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys and culture of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver\'s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
Silver Spring
Lunchtime Yoga Flow (All Levels)
10/23/2018
12:00 PM
Join teachers from Grace Studios (www.graceyps.com) for this FREE community yoga class every Tuesday at noon! In this 50-minute Vinyasa-style class, we will flow from pose to pose connecting movement with breath. This practice is designed to build flexibility and strength while maintaining good alignment and a safe foundation. Modifications and more advanced variations will be provided, making the class accessible for both beginners and more experienced yogis. Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

Location: Silver Spring Library, Meeting Room (3rd Floor)
Silver Spring
Preschool Storytime
10/23/2018
1:30 PM
For ages 3-5. No registration or tickets required at this time.

A storytime experience for preschool age children and their caregivers. These 30-40 minute programs are full of a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and fun activities. They are designed to introduce your child to the culture of reading and help develop the skills your child will need to be ready for school.
Silver Spring
Chess Club
10/23/2018
3:30 PM
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it\'s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop in for a few minutes or stay the whole time.

Everyone is welcome, no registration required!

Meets on the 4th floor, Room 7.

Silver Spring
SCORE - for the life of your business!
10/23/2018
6:00 PM
Start-ups and Small Businesses, call 240-773-9420 for FREE mentoring sessions at our library. Let SCORE help you for the life of your business – free and confidential business mentoring. Every Tuesday and Saturday by Appointment.

Tuesday Sessions Location: 5th Floor, Staff Conference Room

For more information and registration, see the link below.


Silver Spring
Toddler Storytime (ages 18 months-3 years)
10/24/2018
10:30 AM
**NOTE** We will be handing out tickets half an hour before storytime- starting at 11:00 AM, first come first served.
Get up and get moving at storytime! These 20-30 minute programs are full of a diverse collection of books, songs and fun activities. They are designed to introduce your child to the culture of reading and help develop your child’s language skills. Children are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children.
Silver Spring
Toddler Storytime (ages 18 months-3 years)
10/24/2018
11:30 AM
**NOTE** We will be handing out tickets half an hour before storytime- starting at 11:00 AM, first come first served.
Get up and get moving at storytime! These 20-30 minute programs are full of a diverse collection of books, songs and fun activities. They are designed to introduce your child to the culture of reading and help develop your child’s language skills. Children are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children.
Silver Spring
E-book & E-reader Drop-in
10/24/2018
1:00 PM
Need assistance starting your e-book journey? Want to know how to navigate the e-library? Download electronic books, music, and movies? Drop in at the Silver Spring Library for one on one assitance from a librarian.
Silver Spring
Homework Help
10/25/2018
6:00 PM
Grades K-8. Drop in Thursday afternoons to receive one on one assistance from local high school students. No advance registration necessary- sign in on arrival in the conference room on the fifth floor. **No homework help 11/22 or 12/27**
Silver Spring
Sahaja Yoga Meditation
10/25/2018
7:30 PM
A guided meditation meant to:
- Empower you.
- Introduce you to your Self.
- Tap into a blissful state of being.
- Cultivate Self-Awareness

If interested, please email or call if interested. Phone: 202-306-6072, mitrasw@gmail.com

Meets in 3rd Floor, Meeting Room 1
Silver Spring
Creative Software introduction: GIMP
10/27/2018
11:00 AM
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create original digital art? How to edit or re-touch photos? This introductory workshop will teach you how, using GIMP. Ages 10-16, 5th Floor Conference Room. Registration required.
Silver Spring
Lego Weekend Play
10/27/2018
12:30 PM
Children are invited to drop in for to build, create, and play with our DUPLOS (little ones) and LEGOS. We supply the blocks, so please leave yours at home. Your creations must be left at the library but, may be photographed before deconstruction. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This STEM program is made possible through the generous support of the Silver Spring Friends of the Library. 5th Floor Program Room, Saturday 12:30-5:30 pm and Sunday 1-4:30 pm Look for extended play time during our Summer hours!
Silver Spring
SCORE - for the life of your business!
10/27/2018
1:00 PM
Start-ups and Small Businesses, call 240-773-9420 for FREE mentoring sessions at our library. Let SCORE help you for the life of your business – free and confidential business mentoring. Every Tuesday and Saturday by Appointment.

Location: Silver Spring Library, 5th Floor, Staff Conference Room


For more information and registration, see the link below.


Silver Spring
Bilingual Storytime- Amharic - Ages 3 - 9
10/27/2018
1:30 PM
Please join us for a bilingual storytime just right for ages 3-9 years. Stories in English and Amharic, songs and rhymes, too! This program is designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with diverse stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination. This program encourages children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning, and introduce them to the culture of reading.
Silver Spring
Lego Weekend Play
10/28/2018
1:00 PM
Children are invited to drop in for to build, create, and play with our DUPLOS (little ones) and LEGOS. We supply the blocks, so please leave yours at home. Your creations must be left at the library but, may be photographed before deconstruction. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This STEM program is made possible through the generous support of the Silver Spring Friends of the Library. 5th Floor Program Room, Saturday 12:30-5:30 pm and Sunday 1-4:30 pm Look for extended play time during our Summer hours!
Silver Spring
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